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China Clamps Down Still Harder on Internet Access

The Chinese authorities are no longer tolerating the work-arounds used by millions of people who rely heavily on less-fettered access to the Internet.

Sundance 2015: The Chinese Mayor Is the First Great Political Documentary of the Year

Datong is an overwhelming place. Home to three and a half million people, this historic mining center is now the most polluted city in China. Like many metropolises in the world’s largest nation, it also has a huge housing problem. The...Show More Summary

Fake bank in China scams $32 million from customers

3 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

Promising 2% a week interest, this phony Chinese bank, "with LED screens and counters manned by people dressed like bank staff" took victim's cash and kept it for themselves. They operated for a year, raking in $32 million.

Fake Chinese bank scams people out of $32M

Some 200 people reportedly deposited their cash at what had been made to look like a state-owned bank near the eastern city of Nanjing.

Chinese conductor sees new bridges with West

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

China's leading conductor, Long Yu has set a goal of expanding his orchestra's exposure to the world. But as he spends time in the West, he has also found another mission -- showcasing the diversity of Chinese music. "People know very...Show More Summary

One Clip, Two Views of China

5 days agoNews : James Fallows

Take a look at this video. These are the people the Chinese government thinks shouldn't get free access to the Internet.

‘Wall of Shame’ Publicly Calls Out People with Overdue Fines

6 days agoNews : Mediaite

A Chinese court has decided to publicly shame people and companies who are overdue on their fines with an electronic "wall of shame."

25 Most Funky Fountains in the World

According to the Chinese people’s wisdom, water – one of those things, which you can watch forever. For water calms thoughts cleared up, allowing you to relax. Whether you are looking for a running stream, waves, raging sea, or going to rain, water awakens in you the state of serenity. But when you see water […]

Comparison Of The Effectiveness Of Building Infrastructure That Benefits Black People: The "Black Racial Services Machine" In America Versus The Chinese In Africa

Any Time I See The Word "Justice" Appended To Anything By A Group Of "Civil Rights Pharisees" I Immediately Check To Make Sure My Wallet Is Still In My Possession, Moving It Into My Front Pocket. Filled Negro Regrets That He Was TooShow More Summary

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1. My 2006 post on how to read fast. 2. Henry Manne biography and appreciation. 3. How L.A. became a powerhouse for Chinese food. 4. Previous MR posts on Yemen. 5. Arnold Kling is right: few people understand the non-dictatorship axiom either, or the portfolio separation theorem.  And political philosopher markets in everything. 6. An […]

Expert: China’s J-10B Fighter Superior to Main Fighters of Neighbors

Pictures showed that 14 J-10B fighters painted with the mark of the Air Force of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLAAF) were on the parking apron at the airport of the Chengdu Aircraft Industrial Co., Ltd. under the Aviation Industry […]

The Top Myths Associated with Chinese Medicine Debunked

If you are one of those people who think that Chinese medicine is all about getting stabbed with needles and swilling special concoctions then it is time to think again. Chinese medicine originated thousands of years ago and is a holistic...Show More Summary

China reportedly attacks Microsoft users in apparent surveillance attempt

China mounted a cyberattack on users of Microsoft's Outlook email service on Saturday, with the apparent goal of spying on their communications, according to a Chinese Internet monitoring group. On January 17, people within China using...Show More Summary

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know for Monday. 1. Chinese stocks had their worst day since 2008, following a regulatory crackdown. 2. Belgium has asked Greece to extradite one of the four people detained in connection with a foiled terrorist attack on Belgian police. 3. Show More Summary

21 dead, 1 missing after tug sinks in Yangtze

Chinese authorities have confirmed that 21 people were killed and one is still missing after a tug boat undergoing sea trials sank in the Yangtze River, the

China Confirms 21 Dead, 1 Missing After Tug Sinks in Yangtze River

Chinese authorities have confirmed that 21 people were killed and one was missing after a tug boat undergoing sea trials sank in the Yangtze River, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. The post China Confirms 21 Dead, 1 Missing After Tug Sinks in Yangtze River appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

MD Anderson Receives Top Chinese Science and Technology Award

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center was presented the People's Republic of China International Science and Technology Cooperation Award at a ceremony held Jan. 9 at Beijing's Great Hall of the People.

One Restaurant Is Ranking The Looks Of Its Diners, And The Most Beautiful People Get To Eat For Free

A restaurant in China is making waves with its new way to attract the most attractive customers: let them eat for free. Yes, this is actually happening! The restaurant, Jeju Island, is located in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou. The eatery has a sign outside its establishment advertising the deal. Show More Summary

Chinese Court Clears the Way For Environmentalists to Bring Suit

The Chinese Supreme People’s Court just announced that it will reduce the court fees required for environmental groups to bring lawsuits against polluters, making these suits more feasible for environmentalists.

Chinese Restaurant Lets Beautiful People Eat Free, Reinforces Society’s Beauty Bubble Standards - Paging Dr. Drew.

2 weeks agoOdd : Geekosystem

If you're feeling particularly self-confident, there's a restaurant that will literally subject your face to a panel of judges and if they find your face aesthetically pleasing, they'll grant you a free meal. You bubble dwellers will have to go all the way to China to get your free food, but at least your Chinese is probably as good as Jack Donaghy and Dr. Drew Baird's French.

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