Chinese to the World: Ignore Our GDP

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The U.S.-based World Bank grabbed everybody’s attention by announcing that China was poised to displace the United States as the world’s largest economy based on purchasing power. But a survey of the Chinese web shows …

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Japanese Goods Boycotter Sports a Canon

What’s the best camera for capturing images of the recent boycott of Japanese goods in parts of China? Why, a Canon SLR camera, of course.   At least so thought one apparent protestor (or so …

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Why History May Be on Disgraced Badminton Players' Side

Badminton is on fire, and it’s not from backyard barbecues. Strong reactions and sharp words reverberated on China’s microblogs from the decision by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) to expel eight pairs of female players, including one pair …

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The Horrible Truth About Beijing’s New Homeless

The recent devastating floodwaters that hit China’s capital ten days ago may have receded, but thousands of residents who dwell in Beijing’s basement tenements–many migrant workers with few other options in the expensive capital–have been …

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The Horrible Truth About Beijing's New Homeless

The recent devastating floodwaters that hit China’s capital ten days ago may have receded, but thousands of residents who dwell in Beijing’s basement tenements–many migrant workers with few other options in the expensive capital–have been …

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