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Britain could miss out on crazy, pointless war with China, says important American
“Your military will be dropping food from its only helicopter while the US Marines are surging towards Shanghai for reasons that will never be fully explained."
amusing  The-Daily-Mash  parody  War  USA  military  UK  China 
january 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
China’s Paid Trolls: Meet the 50-Cent Party
'The Chinese government hires people to distort or deflect conversations on the web. Ai Weiwei persuades an “online commentator” to tell all.'
control  posttofacebook  big-brother  image  government  interesting  media  lies-damn-lies-and-statistics  China 
march 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
SBS Dateline | China's Ghost Cities
'All the shops in this mall are empty, not that that worries the government, because they're simply more concerned with maintaining economic growth and one way of achieving that is building cities like this one. The big question, though, is how much longer all these shops and properties can remain vacant?'
interesting  China  money  property  economics 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Softly, Softly: Beijing Turns Other Cheek — For Now | Via Meadia
'The cascade of statements, deployments, agreements and announcements from the United States and its regional associates in the last week has to be one of the most unpleasant shocks for China’s leadership — ever.'
China  international-affairs  American  politics  interesting  via-Andrew-Ducker 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
China economy: Bye-bye cheap, Chinese labor | GlobalPost
'Factories in China’s manufacturing heartland are feeling the squeeze again, with minimum wages in Guangdong province set to rise by as much as 20 percent on Jan. 1 for the second time in less than a year.'
interesting  China  money  economics  culture  The-Future 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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