Tag Archives: Li Changchun

Mo Yan, According to You — Part Two


In the first part of this long post, I took a closer look at Mo Ya’s political choices and explained why many Chinese find him objectionable as a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. At the end, I asked … Continue reading

Posted in Chinese Culture & Language, Current Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Dr. Wang Shuping: How I Discovered the HIV Epidemic and What Happened to Me Afterwards


It isn’t new. It’s the story of how tens of thousands ofimpoverishedvillagers and hospital patients were infected with HIV through contaminated blood in mid 1990s in Henan province, China. Entire villages and families were wiped out and many lives wrecked. … Continue reading

Posted in Life in China, Rural Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments