Monthly Archives: April 2011

Chinese People’s Victory! Death Penalty to Yao Jiaxin!药家鑫一审判决死刑!

Words from victim‘s family: “Punish the killer severely!” According to People.com, Yao Jiaxin (药家鑫) was found guilty of intentional killing and was judged to be executed death penalty, which is the judgment of the first trial court on April. 22th. … Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei nameless in China

For people in the western world, Ai Weiwei is regarded as a hero, a righteous rebel,  a fighter for freedom and human rights. He has been called called the Andy Warhol or Picasso of China. And since his detainment, the … Continue reading

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Green Efforts towards Blue Power Pose Risks in China

Will hydropower = high risk for China? China’s recent strides toward all possible sources of green energy include plans to build hydropower plants – to which local seismic activity poses serious risks. Because of this, China Daily reported Tuesday that … Continue reading

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Philips Forms A Partnership With Hong Kong’s TPV

After 80 years, Philips is getting out of the television business, entering into a long-term partnership with Hong Kong’s TPV Technology to form a new company that will develop and market televisions under the Philips brand. The Dutch electronics giant … Continue reading

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U.S. senators look to Hong Kong on green energy

Gary Locke recently said that the United States needs a green energy plan at the national level, and it appears that U.S. lawmakers are listening. Senator Harry Reid is in Hong Kong this week to discuss, among other things, alternative … Continue reading

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The Chinese Middle Class Travels West

Whenever I’m traveling and see other tourists in a group, I always wonder what that experience is like. The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos takes us inside the group travel tour with a compelling narrative onboard a Chinese tour of Western … Continue reading

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Shanghai Luwan district Red Cross ate $1522 for a meal

Chinese public once again were enraged by the exposure of organizations spending large amount of public money on recreation. This time is Red Cross, where people’s donation goes to. An invoice was disclosed on Weibo showing that Shanghai Luwan district … Continue reading

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SCIO iPad App, Another PR Strategy from Chinese Government

A new app for iPad was released earlier this April that caught people’s attention. However, this free of charge app is not another pop game like “Angry Birds”, or another social networking site like “Facebook”, etc., but a news app … Continue reading

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SINOPEC Hit by Scandal of Hidden Luxurious Hotel

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SINOPEC中石化), China’s largest producer and supplier of oil and petrochemical products, is reported to have established a luxurious super-five-star hotel for internal use, costing 800 million yuan ($118 million), according to Economic Observer News. This … Continue reading

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China to Boost the Microchip Sector in Five Years

To develop its integrated circuit sector into an important industry, China plans to support the sector for the next five years, according to Xinhua News. With a potential market that is likely to reach about 50.54 billion U.S. dollars in … Continue reading

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