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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

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

The Scourge of Plagiarism in China

Some of the country’s top scholars are routinely caught cheating or stealing Academic plagiarism is seriously dealt with in the developed world. However in China, it is a tool to gain individual benefit and has become omnipresent in society, gravely affecting the goals the country claims to be pursuing. A disturbing number of China’s brightest … 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