Category Archives: Economy 经济

Trending on Wechat in China: Trump does his friend Zuckerberg a favor by banning Tik Tok in the U.S.

Translation by Alex Yuan of article “The Opportunist Zuckerberg” 投机分子扎克伯格 by Fang Hao which appeared online on a Weixin microblog. Original Chinese language text is copied below. [Note on translation: The writer uses slang and colloquial terms to be entertaining … Continue reading

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Jiangsu Party School Prof: Looking at the “Belt and Road” Initiative from the Perspective of Global Governance with Chinese Characteristics

I often enjoy reading Chinese people writing for other Chinese people about China’s hopes, dreams, successes and challenges. It gives an internal view of China albeit one constrained by what people are allowed to or can get away with writing. … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #36: The 40th Day of the Wuhan City Closure — March 2, 2020

March 2, 2020 The Fortieth Day of the Wuhan City Closure Our calendar is still on February. If I weren’t writing a diary every day, I might even forget what day it is. Each day is a repeat of the … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #35: The 39th Day of the Wuhan City Closure — March 1, 2020

March 1 The 39th Day of the Wuhan City Closure First of all, I wish myself happy birthday! When Wuhan was first closed I always felt that it would still be closed on my birthday. I never imagined that I … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #32: The 36th Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 27, 2020

February 27 The 36th Day of the Wuhan City Closure The shipping date for a product I ordered at JD.com on February 12th kept slipping. At first, the estimated delivery date was February 22nd, then a few days later became … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #23: The 27th Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 18, 2020

February 18 The 27th Day of the Wuhan City Closure Today the weather is just great! A warm Spring breeze and brilliant sunshine. Just seeing this kind of sunlight fills me with visions of seas of flowers climbing mountainsides. I … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #22: The 26th Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 17, 2020

February 17th The 26th Day of the Wuhan City Closure It has started to warm up. The last few days have been very sunny and Spring seems finally about to arrive. I brought all the flowers and plants that had … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #17: The Twenty-First Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 12, 2020

February 12 The Twenty-first Day of the Wuhan City Closure Wuhan has been closed now for three weeks. If one were to say that for those first two weeks the city was bathed in fright, panic and anger, then you … Continue reading

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PRC Judge’s Media Account: Epidemic Causes, Fallout, What Needs to Change

Fascinating article posted on the personal social media account of one of the 350 judges on the PRC Supreme People’s Court (although not necessarily the judge’s personal views) — there is a disclaimer at the bottom of the article. I’ll … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #16: The Twentieth Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 11, 2020

February 11 Twentieth Day of the Wuhan City Closure Life seems to have come to a halt yet time continues to slip by. Today I finally saw our community’s epidemic report on our neighborhood WeChat group. Our community has twenty … Continue reading

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