Monthly Archives: May 2017

Bai Juyi’s Zen Poem ‘Flowers are not Flowers’

A Zen poem by Bai Juyi 白居易 aka “The Hermit of Xiangshan”   香山居士 Flowers are not Flowers    Flowers are not flowers Mists are not mists. Like shadowy appearances coming at midnight And leaving at first light They come like … Continue reading

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Kong Lingping’s “Bloody Chronicle”: The Privileged and a Tragic Love Story

Another excerpt from my draft translation of Kong Lingping’s Bloody Chronicles 血纪 Section Three Privileged classes within the communal slave system Xu Shikui, the top leader in the Sixth Brigade administration, understand both his role and how to play his role within … Continue reading

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With Help of US Private Eye, Chasing Down Corrupt Chinese Officials in Southern California

According to a news report in the Chinese-language Overseas Chinese Daily Qiaobao datelined Los Angeles May 1, 2017,  Chinese anti corruption “fox hunting” squad has used the services of at least one US detective starting several years ago to track … Continue reading

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Chinese In Overseas Jails May Face Extra Punishment When They Go Home — If they can get a PRC Passport!

What happens when a Chinese citizen commits a crime overseas, serves his sentence and then is deported  back to China? Well, that depends upon whether China recognizes his citizenship.  Sometimes there are delays and delays and the former prisoner gets … Continue reading

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