Posts Tagged ‘china blogs’

English language “China” blogs

January 28th, 2011 42 comments

If you look here, there are many China blogs out there and the list is only growing. Occassionally, I will browse to get a sense of what the English language “China” blogs are buzzing about. Recently, I came across this comment on

For true Chinese perspective, not western expat hacks:

Ronald’s one-man show ESWN.
If you are into political commentaries: Hidden Harmonies.
Of course everybody knows the tabloid site ChinaSMACK.

The feeling I get from reading the English language “China” blogs are that they are mostly written by Western expats.

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Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao interview by CNN’s Fareed Zakaria ignored by English ‘China’ blogs

October 5th, 2010 14 comments

Fareed Zakaria of CNN’s GPS recently interviewed Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. It’s a great interview, and I am glad to learn that CNN agreed to not make commentary on what Premier Wen said. In exchange, CNN was given permission to ask whatever they wanted. Zakaria acknowledged “it was one of the most open and frank discussion he has ever seen with a Chinese leader.”

Here is the interview from
(Looks like I linked mistakenly to the 2008 interview on in my original post. Tudou still has the 2010 interview in fragments. Here is the correct interview video from in its entirety.)

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