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Tall expectations on RMB

July 10th, 2008 13 comments

Here is a quick summary of Francesco Sisci’s take of what the G8 want with China’s currency RMB: Read more…

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Translation error

July 6th, 2008 16 comments

The danger of relying on automated translation (and why Fool’s Mountain is better):

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Comments on Democracy and China

July 6th, 2008 3 comments

There has been a lot of excellent debate about democracy and China in recent days.  Read more…

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As far as unhealthy nationalism is concerned …

July 5th, 2008 10 comments

Shanghaiist highlighted some interesting news: “selling Chinese-made American flags within Minnesota is a crime punishable by up to 90 days in jail and/or a US$1,000 fine.”

What’s going to be the next, penalizing a bare lapel?

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