Internet Source & Infographic

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Infographic: A Glance at Chinese State-Owned Enterprises(SOEs)

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Infographic: China online population behavior

Notice to all readers: New Asia Pacific Watch launched!!! Please remember the new address: wordpress site will be abandoned soon. China has about half a billion internet users, one fifth of the entire global online population. Size-wise, it is the largest. A typical Chinese internet user spends about the same amount of time online per week as a typical … Continue reading

Harbin’s crackdown on dogs

Notice to all readers: New Asia Pacific Watch launched!!! Please remember the new address: wordpress site will be abandoned soon. From Chinese websites/ Translated by The city of Harbin in northeastern Heilongjing province has enforced a new regulation that prohibits residents in the city and the townships it administers from raising 49 breeds of large, fierce and ugly … Continue reading

Assessing China GDP

China GDP: how it has changed since 1980 by “The Guardian” DATA BLOG China, the second-biggest economy in the world, has announced a cut to it’s growth rate for 2012. See how China’s GDP has changed since 1980 When China cut it’s growth rate for 2012 down to 7.5%, it’s lowest rate since 2004, it signalled a move … Continue reading

Shaun Rein’s revenge

By Richard Burger, “The Peking Duck” Should I feel proud that Shaun Rein, in his new book The End of Cheap China, devotes two entire paragraphs to me? A two-bit blogger? Maybe I would feel proud if the two paragraphs weren’t a simple act of revenge. Maybe I would feel proud if Rein didn’t misrepresent the truth … Continue reading

The food you don’t eat in China

Insects, dog meat, MSG, evil tofu and other Chinese food fallacies: A China-based chef dispels common misconceptions surrounding Chinese cuisine By Rueben Marley There are many and various myths surrounding Chinese food. For foreigners like me that have lived in China for some time, these become somewhat irrelevant. This is because many of us have … Continue reading

US/China Trade Comparison


Why Gaddafi was hated and attacked by the West—-A Chinese Explanation

I have to admit that the Chinese toally lost a sense of humour after the Chinese Communist Party(CCP) took over mainland China. “The revolution is not a dinner party”, Mao once said. He meant that the social transition or revolution has to be violent and bloody. After the dark age under Mao, Deng’s economic reform helped derailed China back on the … Continue reading

Africans: “Chinese are coming!”

BBC Documentary: The Chinese are coming! Introduction: “Travelling across three continents, Justin Rowlatt investigates the spread of Chinese influence around the planet and asks what the world will be like if China overtakes America as the world’s economic superpower. In the first of two films, he embarks on a journey across Southern Africa to chart … Continue reading