Tag Archives: Taiwan

You might be right, but you’re wrong with that tone of voice


Now, I generally know better than to go sticking my neck out on issues like this, but I actually agree that China should be in control of the Diaoyu islands. The problem is that I was tempted to side with … Continue reading

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Drinking Tea with the State Security Police – Components of a He Cha Session


…Continued from yesterday Components of a He Cha Session When the state security police descended on these law-biding citizens, often in plain clothes, asking to have a talk with him or her, they didn’t bother to show their ID and … Continue reading

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The Good Samaritan in China


Those of us who grew up in Christian homes are all familiar with the parable of the Good Samaritan. Sadly we learned this week that the tale has a very different ending in China: A toddler was going down to … Continue reading

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