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Shitsplosion injures 15

yesterdayOdd : Boing Boing

An excrement-filled cesspool exploded in the central Chinese city of Zhangjiaje, injuring 15 people and causing a nearbly building to collapse.

China’s Perspective on the Gulf War

My latest at the National Interest: In 1991, Chinese military officers watched as the United States dismantled the Iraqi Army, a force with more battle experience and somewhat greater technical sophistication than the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The Americans won with casualties that were trivial by historical standards. This led to some soul searching. The PLA hadn’t […]

Ginseng Becomes The New Cash Crop

Ginseng root has become the latest cash crop, valued at $500 t0 $1000 per pound for the root which finds itself in energy drinks as well as Chinese medications. In Louisville, Kentucky, 25 people have been arrested by authorities for illegal growing of the crop on private property and federal property. The plant is legal […]

China Faces A Problem That It Really Can't Solve

As the People's Bank of China slashes interest rates, the potential for a Chinese slowdown is back on everyone's mind. China's growth has slowed from above 12% to just 7.5%. The latter is the government's target, and a lot of economists don't even believe that's manageable. Show More Summary

Dave Whelan, aka the Donald Sterling of English soccer, tried to apologize, but may have made things worse

Dave Whelan, owner of English soccer club Wigan Athletic, is officially being investigated by Britain’s Football Association (FA) after he made disparaging and racist remarks about Jewish and Chinese people in a major English paper on Thursday, the FA announced in a statement on Friday. Ironically, Whelan made his remarks in an attempt to defend the […]

Comments on Jews has Wigan owner under investigation

The owner of an English soccer club is being investigated by the FA after making controversial comments about Jewish and Chinese people.

Chinese rate cut: quick comment

Weak Chinese October monetary data signalled that additional policy stimulus would be required to sustain economic growth at its recent pace – see previous post. The People’s Bank announced a modest easing step today, lowering the benchmark one-year bank lending and deposit rates by 40 and 25 basis points respectively. Show More Summary

Hong Kong protests at a crossroads as authorities close in

6 days agoNews : World News Blog

Few people think the territory's leaders - or their Chinese overlords in Beijing - are going to sit down and cut a deal with the protestors, but Hong Kong has changed.

Chinese Fighter Jet Crashes In The Middle Of A Town

6 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Seven people were injured when a Chinese J-10B fighter jet crashed in a suburban district of Chengdu, a typical small Chinese city of over 14 million residents. Read more...

Look: People get inked up at Nanning's tattoo convention

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Over the weekend, Nanning hosted one of China's largest tattoo conventions, inviting tattoo artists from all over the world and attracting hordes of Chinese women looking to add some color to their cleavage and men looking to do the same for their butts. [ more › ]

Is China Really Going Green?

6 days agoNews : News Desk

To most people, myself included, this week’s agreement between the United States and China on tackling climate change came as a big surprise. For more than a decade, the Chinese government has resisted international calls for it to place...Show More Summary

China unveils stealth fighter as Barack Obama visits Beijing

Credits: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Alt Text: Chinese J-31 stealth fighter performs at Airshow in Zhuhai, south China People's Liberation Army flexes its muscles – but is there any reason to be afraid? One-Minute Read Thursday, November...Show More Summary

The Appropriate Re-Contextualization To Filled-Negro's High Fructose Corn Syrup Kool-Aid: The Chinese Did Not Send These Negroes To China To Study Their Hair Texture Or Head Size

ANALYSIS Filled-Negro is making the case that CORPORATE MARKETING and "The Media" are propagating negative, stereo-typical messages about BLACK PEOPLE into the market place and thus this is an example of HIDDEN RACISM.When I first saw...Show More Summary

Reinventing the Alphabet

Statue of King Sejong the Great, who introduced the Hangul Script to Korea, replacing widely-used but inapt Chinese characters When the Cia-Cia people of Indonesia’s Buton Island, off the southeastern coast of Sulawesi, finally adopted an alphabet for their language, locals and international linguists alike rejoiced. Show More Summary

A question of character

Miguel Paredes discusses developments in the relationship between the Chinese people and their unique written language. "Do you have a WeChat?" is rapidly becoming synonymous with ni hao for China's new digital generation. With social...Show More Summary

Chinese movie 'Hollywood Adventures' is being filmed in L.A.

A crew of 75 people and 55 production vehicles will converge at the Port of Los Angeles this week to stage a gun battle scene for a movie called "Hollywood Adventures."

Chinese movie 'Hollywood Adventures' is being filmed in L.A.

A crew of 75 people and 55 production vehicles will converge at the Port of Los Angeles this week to stage a gun battle scene for a movie called "Hollywood Adventures."

Obama denies U.S. involvement in pro-democracy Hong Kong protests

President Barack Obama has denied the U.S. have had any involvement in the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong but requested the Chinese government listen to the people of Hong Kong. In a news conference with Chinese President...Show More Summary

Why China’s single people need a hug, a donut — and Alibaba

Today was Singles Day in China: Nov. 11, or 11.11. The informal holiday was started as a joke by a group of Chinese college kids in the 1990s, a kind of anti-Valentine’s Day to commiserate about their single status over breakfast. Supposedly, the students would celebrate by eating four youtiao -- fried dough strips whose shape resembles a […]

China Is Testing An Unproven Malaria Drug On An Entire African Nation

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The tiny island nation of Comoros off Africa's east coast is being treated as a massive guinea pig experiment for Chinese scientists. More than 700,000 people have been given doses of an untested malaria drug that appears to be working. Regardless, critics are outraged by the approach. Read more...

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