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Learning the lessons of Tiananmen Square

a piece of writing worth saving in my booklet. it is written by Tiananmen Square protestor Wang Dan (2), who spent years in prison following the crackdown. The publication comes from here which is blocked in china. i read a few comments about june 4 on BBC, apparently the sentiment toward the protest is still… Continue reading Learning the lessons of Tiananmen Square

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Hepatitis B cause for discrimination in China

By Ching-Ching Ni Los Angeles Times JIAXING, China – Until a few months ago, Zhou Yichao’s goal, to get a good job and support his widowed mother, seemed well within reach. He had just taken the public-servant exam and scored among the very top. His face-to-face interview could only help his prospects, as the 22-year-old… Continue reading Hepatitis B cause for discrimination in China

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bush should advertise for diapers

this news just sent me rolling on the floor. from the article: A Beijing businessman wants to trademark the Chinese name of US President George W. Bush to market his disposable diapers. The applicant, surnamed Guo, filed an application with the General Administration for Industry and Commerce of China, stating he wants to use the… Continue reading bush should advertise for diapers