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2021: Liang Jianzhang: Too Many Force-Fed Baby Dragons — Abolish the National College Entrance Exam, Enable More Students to Attend University

The passive rebellion of China’s “lie flat” youth against declining socioeconomic mobility growing gaps in opportunity between youth in rural and urban areas and within urban areas is now a much-discussed topic in China. In the translation below, a Chinese … Continue reading

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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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Lawyer Dan Harris on How US business in China Can Protect Itself

Two May 2019 articles by Dan Harris of the Harris Bricken law firm  how on how US and I expect Canadian business in China can protect themselves somewhat against the recent Chinese government extraordinarily aggressive enforcement of both laws and regulations. … Continue reading

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He Qinglian: Concerns as Taiwan Faces “Red Infiltration”

He Qinglian has a good commentary in the May 28th Dajiyuan (Epoch Times in Chinese) discussing her just-concluded three week speaking tour in Taiwan. A bit of an ad for her recent excellent  book (I’ve been reading it — (full … Continue reading

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Curl Up With A Think Tank Video: US – China Innovation Forum at CSIS April 10, 2019

I attended the US – China Innovation Forum at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on Wednesday April 10 which brought together industry leaders, business consultants and scholars to discuss issues surrounding innovation and US – China trade. I’ll … Continue reading

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2018/22: Party Honors One Hundred on 40th Anniversary of Reform

[2022 Note]: This article has been taken off the People’s Daily website. Apparently some of the bios of these 100 inspiring people are now inappropriate. That is the trouble with honoring live people in any country! Might they reveal their … Continue reading

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2009:With PRC Bailouts, State Sector Gains Ground on Private Sector 国进民退

  Ye Tan  叶檀, a history PhD armed scholar with a strong interest in economics and a Financial Times China website contract commentator, argues in “Questioning the Head of the Chinese Statistical Bureau” 质疑中国统计局长 that contrary to what the Statistical Bureau … Continue reading

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2009: What Do Africans Think of the Chinese? 非洲人眼里的中国人

What Do Africans Think of the Chinese?  非洲人眼里的中国人   by the Chinese journalist An article by Chinese journalist LIU Zhirong Six years ago I found this article posted on many Chinese websites including http://bbs.tiexue.net/post2_3586214_1.html Still interesting as an example of cross-cultural misunderstandings. … Continue reading

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2015: Chinese Scholars on Anti-Chinese Sentiment in Myanmar and Non-Interference in Politics Policy Mean Supporting Dictatorships?

Capsule summary: Myanmar is examined as a case study of the rise and consequences for China of anti-China feeling.  The authors say that  many Chinese officials and scholars agree that anti-Chinese feeling is a big obstacle for China’s trade and investment … Continue reading

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2008: The Development of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Tibetan Areas

中小企业在藏区的发展 <<中国藏学CHINA TIBETOLOGY>>2008年第1期 作者: 王士勇 学术期刊 QCode : zhonggzx200801016 本文通过分析藏族所经营的中小企业的现状及其困难,提出进一步加大对藏区教育的投入,特别是对职业教育的投入,以及完善针对中小企业发展的社会化服务体系是鼓励和支持藏族参与市场竞争的重要保障. The Development of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Tibetan Areas China Tibetan Studies中国藏学 China Tibetology 1/2008 pp. 134 – 138 By Wang Shiyong 王士勇 Assistant Professor at Qinghai Normal University 青海师范大学 … Continue reading

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