Last week, the WTO handed China a setback in its ruling over its appeal over export controls (herein the Ruling) covering "[c]rtain forms of bauxite, coke, fluorspar, magnesium, manganese, silicon carbide, silicon metal, yellow phosphorous, and zinc." The Global Times has a strong response: Time to reassess unfair WTO entry terms Global Times | February 01, 2012 … [Read more...] about WTO’s Recent Ruling Against China over Export Controls of Certain Raw Materials: A Critical Juncture for the WTO and a Chance for Chinese Leadership?
Mainlanders often feel exasperated by constant Western criticism, as if no matter what China does and no matter how much China accomplishes, it's never good enough in the eyes of Western nations. The poem "Chinese Grievances" (aka "What do you want from us?") expresses this feeling well. I think what's shared below will help us better understand this problem. … [Read more...] about (Letter) Where does China fit in the West's understanding of the world?