Are the Diaoyu protesters behaving rationally?

| September 12th, 2012

Of mice and menace [By Jia Qiang/China.org.cn]

Have anti-Japanese sentiments gone too far in China in the wake of the intensification of the Diaoyu Islands controversy? Some Chinese writers think so. After Japanese activists landed on the islands to reassert Japanese ownership following Hong Kong activists’ landing, protests were sparked throughout China, and some protesters smashed Japanese cars.

Liu Wending, in a column that was published at China.org.cn, a website published by the State Council Information Office, wrote that “some [protesters] threatened […]Read more…

Meeting between Obama and Dalai Lama angers Chinese netizens

| July 17th, 2011

From Sina:

On July 16th in spite of objection from Chinese government, Barack Obama met with Dalai Lama at the White House for 45 minutes, praising him for embracing non-violence while reiterating that the United States did not support Tibet independence. Chinese government accused Obama of "interfering with China’s internal affairs. In a statement released on Sunday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu said, "This action is a gross interference in China’s internal affairs, which hurts the feelings of the Chinese people […]Read more…

National treasure giant panda, animal? gift? goods?

| June 7th, 2011

From Netease:

Illustration of the number of pandas offered as gift from the China government from 1941 to 1982.

Introduction:

Beijing artist Zhao Bandi initiates a boycott against the recent huge box office hit The Kung Fu Panda 2, accusing the movie is a "cultural aggression" from America and it damages the image of the nation’s treasure giant panda. But what Zhao and his followers are unaware of is, the damage to the lovable pandas is actually from China.

Panda diplomacy began in […]Read more…

Third son of Kim Jong-il, Kim Jong-un is the next leader of North Korea

| October 11th, 2010

On October 9, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and his third son Kim Jong-un held a brief meeting with the visiting Standing Committee Member of CCP (Chinese Communist Party) Central Political Bureau, CCP Political-legal committee secretary Zhou Yongkang to exchange views on China-DPRK relations.

On October 8th, Standing Committee of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly vice chairman Yang Hyong-sop confirmed that Kim Jong-un is the son of Kim Jong-il, on September 27, was promoted to Korean People’s Army General, on […]Read more…

Liberation Army Daily criticizes U.S. provoking China’s dignity

| August 14th, 2010

The following article published by Liberation Army Daily was made popular recently with hundreds thousands of comments pouring in.

(From Netease and other major Chinese media) Liberation Army Daily reported on August 13, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Defense made an announcement at a press conference recently, that the United States would send “George Washington” aircraft carrier to the Korean West Sea (Yellow Sea) in a series of joint military exercises. This was a 180 degree turn comparing […]Read more…