Over the last week or so, there has been a strong reaction in China against Apple for releasing an App called HKmap.live as well as NBA’s apparent official support for the “protesters.” From SCMP: Chinese state media on Tuesday accused Apple Inc of protecting “rioters” in Hong Kong and enabling illegal behaviour, after the US-based technology giant listed on its app … [Read more...] about The Chinese Don’t Understand Freedom … They are Too Sensitive and Easily Offended… Right?
A couple of years ago, I wrote a post about how Germany has cheapened its own history and disregarded its own humanity by turning a blind eye on Japan's horrific crimes against humanity in China on the eve of the 77th anniversary of the Nanking massacre. In that piece, I wrote how Germany may not be preaching "universal values" per se, but politically-expedient political … [Read more...] about German parliament votes to recognize Armenian genocide
It's common knowledge that when it comes to racial remarks, Chinese people (and perhaps Asians in general) are not the most politically correct people in the world. We've had extended discussions about "racism" in China (see, e.g., Chocolate City post by Buxi). Recently, I came across an interesting article in Times Magazine (in relation to the U.S. Presidential politics) … [Read more...] about Are Chinese racist or simply politically incorrect?