Medical emergency in Shanghai and power of Weibo

| August 11th, 2012

Since we are on the topic of China‚Äôs medical emergency response system.  A Dutch living in Shanghai has just ran into a medical emergency involving with a British guy.  He tells his experience on his blog, the following is a guest post by Joop Dorresteijn via joop.in.

We found a Brit in a pool of blood this morning, on our way to the bakery. He was looking really ill, surrounded by Chinese people, but he was just lying there. At that […]Read more…

Qiu Shaoyun and Yao Ming – Icon Vs. Entertainment – What a nation follows as example

| February 5th, 2010

The following is a guest post by Matt Sawtell

 

Qiu Shaoyun and Yao Ming – Icon Vs. Entertainment – What a nation follows as example By Matthew A. Sawtell, a.k.a. Uncle Laowai – January 25, 2008

As a laowai, it has been interesting to observe the history of P.R. China from an outside perspective – especially in the terms of icons and entertainment that have come into the national consciousness since the early 1950s to today.  From […]Read more…