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Heard on Weibo – Xi Jinping’s visit to Iowa, Bo Xilai, and the taboo subject of fear


I came across a blog post yesterday that compares Weibo and Twitter, and the conclusion is that Weibo is not international and its power to promote change is limited. To that I will add that Weibo is really a glass … Continue reading

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Guest Post – My husband is Chinese part 2


…continued Chinese men also come with involved mothers.  Their mothers are full of opinions and criticisms.  The Chinese fathers I have known, on the other hand, are not involved and extremely difficult to have a relationship with.  The best way … Continue reading

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