Tag Archives: Overseas Chinese

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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China has too many people and none of them have any manners


“I don’t like Chinese people. When I visited Guangzhou a few years ago everyone was cutting in line. They would use their elbows just to push past you. They didn’t even care if you had been standing there a long … Continue reading

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Another Look at China in Africa


I stumbled across this short documentary about Chinese immigrants living in Senegal and thought some of you might enjoy another look at this topic. If you missed my 3-part series (The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly) on China’s Growing … Continue reading

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