Tag Archives: Chinese

1997: Should Chinese Environmental Quality Reports No Longer Be Kept Secret?

I just ran across a translation I did twenty years ago — it is an interview in Sanlian Shenghuo Weekly with NPC Environment Committee Chair Qu Geping  曲格平 [China Vitae: http://www.chinavitae.com/biography/Qu_Geping%7C1685   %5D Interesting to meditate upon on how times have changed and … Continue reading

Posted in Environment 环境, Science, Technology and Academic 科技学术, Society 社会 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2014: A Chinese View on Chinese Cyber Security Challenges

A Chinese government view of China’s cyber security challenges in 2013.  Below is a summary translation of the April 2014 report  “2013 Report on Trends in China Internet Network Security — A Perspective from the Chinese National Computer Emergency Readiness … Continue reading

Posted in Economy 经济, Science, Technology and Academic 科技学术, Society 社会 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2014: Alien Help is On the Way!

While living in Beijing in the late 1990s, I noticed that during times of political tension, UFO sightings went way up. I wonder if that is still true. I’ll be watching, and maybe the aliens will too. Look what has … Continue reading

Posted in Literature 文学, Society 社会 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2008: 100 Million Peasant Debit Cards: The Golden Grain Benevolence Card

  One hundred million Chinese peasants will receive the Golden Grain Benevolence Peasant Card 金穗惠农卡 by 2010 so that they can receive directly receive subsidies from the Chinese central government. There is always lots of leakage in government subsidies to … Continue reading

Posted in Economy 经济, Society 社会 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2008: Tibet’s Rural Economy and Caterpillar Fungus

Many rural Tibetans throughout Tibetan areas of China make substantial earnings harvesting caterpillar fungus. This article below  “Reiyang Trade Network New Forum: If you need to buy caterpillar fungus, post in this forum” found on a traders’  website, gives an … Continue reading

Posted in Economy 经济, Society 社会 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Cultural Revolution and the Need for Repentance

I found Deng Yuwen‘s   邓聿文 2013 article on “Why Do Chinese People Feel Regrets About Their Behavior During the Cultural Revolution”  moving.  China media controls, the rationale for them —  the reluctance of leaders to go beyond scapegoating a few individuals … Continue reading

Posted in History 历史, Ideology 思想, Politics 政治, Society 社会 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2012: PRC Anthropologist Wu Fei on Suicide and Chinese Search for the Good Life

Cultural Anthropologist Wu Fei on Suicide — Chinese Need to Find a Way to Live the Good Life, Chinese Style 吴飞:自杀与中国式美好生活 2010年06月25日  南方人物周刊 [Wu Fei was one of the co-authors of the 2011 book Deep China: The Moral Life of the … Continue reading

Posted in Science, Technology and Academic 科技学术, Society 社会 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment