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Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

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Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby sanjaykumar » 13 May 2015 07:29

China should not be immune to the vivisection conducted on these fora of any and all cultures that fancy themselves imbued with an exceptionalism.

Bismillah.

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Postby sanjaykumar » 13 May 2015 07:35

It might be an idea to commence a positive news from China thread. Even though these superior breeds have a culture of censorship, there is more than enough sh!t available in public sources to besmirch the fair face of China by flinging said sh!t in a heavenly direction.

To clarify, this thread should eschew racism of any sort. Please restrict comments to politics, corruption, culture, dietary habits, foot binding, genocides, refusal to brush teeth, Mao's little red book, Chinese expansionism, Chinese aggression, exploitation of Africa...in short the scholarly and the absurd, the high and the low.

Personally I do find many Chinese females wonderfully attractive. Let this not degenerate into hatred.

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby sanjaykumar » 13 May 2015 08:18

In today's news, China found to be the equal of the United States of America.

A man calle dXu was killed by a policeman...sound familiar?

...many Internet users in China have been closely following the story of Xu Chunhe, a 45-year-old man who was shot to death by police in a train station in Qing’an County, Heilongjiang. Initially, official media reports claimed that Xu began punching a police officer named Li Lebin and then threatened to grab his gun. Xu was also accused of throwing his young daughter toward the police officer. Li responded by shooting Xu, killing him on the spot in front of his three children and elderly mother.


“He boxed at the police officer, knocking off his cap,” police supervisor Zhao Dongbin told local media. “He said he would try to grab the gun . . . and it would have been unimaginable if he had seized the gun.”

http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2015/05/sh ... ntability/

Here is a video of Xu attempting to grab the police officer's gun, which is apparently located at the end of a lathi, with his head.




See, China just like America.
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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby sanjaykumar » 13 May 2015 08:26

The Chinese economy, a metaphor?


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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby sanjaykumar » 13 May 2015 08:39

Did someone say China is strong and confident?

Chinese province seeks to ban crosses on church roofs

Bob Fu of US-based China Aid, which has documented that 448 churches have had crosses removed or buildings destroyed, said: “This new draft law is just another attempt by the government to legitimise its existing illegal violent campaign of destruction and removal of the cross.”


http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/m ... urch-roofs

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby sanjaykumar » 13 May 2015 08:49

Whence Baltimore?

Some background.


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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby sanjaykumar » 13 May 2015 08:55

China, ancient Middle Kingdom of Superior Culture.

Western Manners: The Latest Chinese Status Symbol

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/ ... s?page=all

From:
...some business people may appear uncouth and blunt to their western or Asian counterparts.

To:
...learning how to peel an orange with a knife and fork

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby sanjaykumar » 13 May 2015 08:57

And now, ladies and gentlemen, China's first world cities (relative to the dumps in India)

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby sanjaykumar » 13 May 2015 09:31

My bad, it is cultural.


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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby sanjaykumar » 13 May 2015 09:37

High Confucian standards of the most superior Chinese people.


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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby sanjaykumar » 13 May 2015 09:42

You can't make this sh!t up.


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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby sanjaykumar » 13 May 2015 10:43

In China, they call it entrepreneurship with Chinese characteristics.

http://offbeatchina.com/in-pictures-sel ... ment-25566

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby Rony » 13 May 2015 17:04

Thanks Sanjay Kumar for starting this thread.

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby SSridhar » 13 May 2015 18:06

sanjaykumar, tks.

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby rsingh » 13 May 2015 18:10

If they are so proud of their culture then why the have discarded traditional cloths? They have inferior complex. they all want to dress up western. Anyway thumb rule is when some body call you inferior,it means he is trying to hide his own inferiority complex.

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby shiv » 15 May 2015 08:11

Party's over: China authorities crack down on funeral stripping

Sam Thielman in New York

China is cracking down on funeral strippers after controversy over “obscene” performances in the east of the country.

In China, the bereaved often put on elaborate entertainment to send the departed off in style and draw more mourners to the ceremony – but recent funeral shows in Jiangsu and Handan have led the ministry of culture to announce it will work with the police to eliminate such performances.

Pictures of a dancer removing her bra in front of parents and children in Handan last month were circulated online, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Some funeral strippers performed with snakes, the WSJ reported.

The ministry’s crackdown will “focus on the commercial performance market”, it said in a press release, “and further strengthen rural cultural market regulation and law enforcement, and joint authorities will crack down on ‘stripping’ and other acts of illegal business performance market”.

Citing “***** performances”, the ministry fined the Red Rose Dance Ensemble about $11,300 for a two-and-a-half-hour performance on 15 February at the funeral of an elderly Handan city resident and arrested three others at a similar show on 27 February.

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Postby shiv » 30 May 2015 13:41

Chinese watch most pjorn at work: Survey
When it comes to watching pjorn at work, the Chinese are way ahead of others.

At 19 percent, China has the worst record for viewing adult content sites on a work device, with Mexico (10 percent) and the Britain (nine percent) not far behind, a global research study has revealed.

Results from the survey, conducted by Blue Coat Systems with 1580 respondents across 11 countries, a market leader in enterprise security, found that universally, workers visit inappropriate web sites while at work despite typically being fully aware of the risks to their companies.

"While the majority of employees are aware of cyber security risks, in practice, most still take chances," Hugh Thompson, CTO for Blue Coat, said in a statement.

pjorn ography continues to be one of the most popular methods of hiding malware or malicious content.

"Even though awareness is high of the threat posed by adult content sites, workers are still visiting these potentially dangerous sites," Blue Coat Systems said in a statement.

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby Tuvaluan » 07 Jun 2015 23:42

Chinese muslims get freedom and democracy under chinese leadership

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/is-this-chinese-grandfather-iraq-isis-oldest-jihadi/20150605.htm

Amin says he decided to join the ISIS after watching a video of his son being killed in Syria. This grandfather is believed to be one of Islamic State's oldest jihadis.

In the propaganda video released by ISIS, Amin is interviewed by another IS member in a green field and inside a school run by the terrorist organisation. The chilling video also features a young Uighur boy singing an Arabic song praising martyrdom, while another issues a warning to the Chinese. 'O Chinese kaffar (non-believers), know that we are preparing in the land of the khilafah (caliphate) and we will come to you and raise this flag in Turkestan with the permission of Allah,' says a child looking into the camera.

Giving reasons for his decision to join the ISIS, Amin tells the interviewer, 'I was subjected to oppression in Turkestan at the hands of the Chinese... for 60 years.'

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Postby Multatuli » 22 Jun 2015 19:37

Eateries in Chinese town hold dog meat festival amid outcry

Restaurateurs in a southern Chinese town held an annual dog meat festival Monday despite international criticism of the event as cruel and unhygienic.

The Yulin government distanced itself from the festival and announced new restrictions, but eateries reached by telephone reported brisk business during the event ostensibly held to mark the summer solstice.

Restaurant owners say eating dog meat is traditional during the summer, while animal rights activists say the festival has no cultural value and was merely invented to drum up business.

As many as 10,000 dogs, many of them stolen pets, are slaughtered for the festival held deep inside the largely rural and poor Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

http://news.yahoo.com/chinese-town-proc ... 20997.html


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On February 19th of 2015, it became known that Lenovo’s laptops had been shipped with an adware called Superfish preinstalled. There are two major problems with this issue.

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Postby Multatuli » 25 Jun 2015 18:12

Decades-old frozen meat seized in China food scandal: report

Almost half a billion dollars worth of smuggled frozen meat -- some of it rotting and more than 40 years old -- has been seized in China, reports said Wednesday.

More than 100,000 tonnes of chicken wings, beef and pork worth up to three billion yuan ($483 million) were seized in the nationwide crackdown, the state-run China Daily newspaper said.

"It was smelly, and I nearly threw up when I opened the door," said an official from Hunan province, where 800 tonnes were seized.

Two gangs from the central province were among 14 busted across the country in the operation which concluded earlier this month.

...

Officials from Guangxi, a southern region bordering Vietnam, found some of the meat was "more than 40 years old", the newspaper said.

That would mean it was originally packed and stored when the country still under the rule of Communist China's founding father Mao Zedong, who died in 1976.

...

Yang Bo, deputy director of the anti-smuggling bureau in the Hunanese capital Changsha, said they would often transport the goods in ordinary vehicles, rather than refrigerated ones, to save costs.

"So the meat has often thawed out several times before reaching customers," he added.

Poor food safety is a major concern in China, where standards are lax and scandals involving tainted products are common.

http://news.yahoo.com/decades-old-froze ... 38621.html

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby habal » 27 Jun 2015 11:36

these senior citizens need to be worshipped before they are unknowingly consumed.

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby Shankas » 28 Jun 2015 21:18

This guy called Chris Chappel has a series called China Uncensored where he highlights positive news from the Middle Kingdom.

Here is a sample


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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby Shankas » 28 Jun 2015 21:20

One more...

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby KarthikSan » 29 Jun 2015 20:14

Deal Editol, Briss to lename this thlead China Uncensored News and Discussions- C.U.N.D for short. If Al Bakistan can habe BENIS it is onree fail that Cheen habe CUND.

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby shiv » 29 Jun 2015 20:47

KarthikSan wrote:Deal Editol, Briss to lename this thlead China Uncensored News and Discussions- C.U.N.D for short. If Al Bakistan can habe BENIS it is onree fail that Cheen habe CUND.

Good idea but I prefer China Uncensored News Thread

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby KarthikSan » 29 Jun 2015 22:30

shiv wrote:
KarthikSan wrote:Deal Editol, Briss to lename this thlead China Uncensored News and Discussions- C.U.N.D for short. If Al Bakistan can habe BENIS it is onree fail that Cheen habe CUND.

Good idea but I prefer China Uncensored News Thread


Shiv saar.....the D was to avoid a bre-emptive mijjile strike by breapers.

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Postby Multatuli » 06 Jul 2015 15:58

Chinese tourists boost Thai economy but stir outrage

Accused of urinating in public, spitting on the street, or kicking a sacred temple bell -- free-spending Chinese tourists are receiving a mixed welcome as their soaring numbers help the kingdom's creaking economy.

Growing outrage over the perceived disrespect of visitors from the Asian giant saw authorities print thousands of Chinese-language etiquette manuals earlier this year in a bid to keep their tourists in check.

Last month it was a photo of a young girl peeing in the grounds of Bangkok's Grand Palace that triggered the latest round of enraged, and sometimes racist, comments as Thai social media users claimed she was Chinese.

...

At the gleaming Wat Rong Khun, also known as the White Temple, in northern Chiang Rai province, owner Chalermchai Kositpipat complained about the state of the toilets after a recent visit by a Chinese group.

"We had problems with some Chinese who defecated anywhere, so I asked the guides to explain to them that rules must be respected in Thailand," Chalermchai told AFP, having earlier threatened to refuse the nationals entry.

...

At the White Temple, Thai tour guide Pin Su says her job has become an art in diplomacy due to the growing number of Chinese visitors.

"They do not always pay attention, they spit, talk loudly, sometimes they leave the toilet in a catastrophic state," she said in between ferrying tourists around the building.

http://news.yahoo.com/chinese-tourists- ... 02775.html

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby Philip » 07 Jul 2015 13:12

"The Great Chinese sell-away!"
The Dragon running out of steam? XI "Gins" speechless after eco hangover.

http://www.theguardian.com/business/201 ... ion-crisis
China stocks tumble again after premier Li Keqiang fails to mention crisis [
The biggest markets fall more than 3% after investors were unnerved by leader’s failure to address the plunge in a statement on the economy

[b]The biggest markets fall more than 3% after investors were unnerved by leader’s failure to address the plunge in a statement on the economy

Investors monitor the Shanghai composite index at a brokerage house in Qingdao in eastern China.
Staff and agencies
Tuesday 7 July 2015 06.32 BST

The sell-off on Chinese stocks continued on Tuesday despite government efforts to bolster the markets amid investor unease that premier Li Keqiang failed to mention the deepening crisis in a statement on the economy.

Before the market opened, Li said in comments on a government website that China had the confidence and ability to deal with challenges faced by its economy, but had nothing to say on the three-week plunge that has knocked around 30% off Chinese shares since mid-June.

Beijing's desperate attempts to control the stock market will end badly
Nils Pratley

After a brief pause to the slide on Monday, the CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen was down 4.4% in afternoon trading on Tuesday, while the Shanghai Composite Index had shed 3.1%.

The ChiNext growth board, home to some of China’s giddiest small-cap valuations, fell 5.1%.

In an attempt to halt the slide, China has arranged a curb on new share issues and orchestrated brokerages and fund managers to buy massive amounts of stocks, helped by China’s state-backed margin finance company, which in turn has a direct line of liquidity from the central bank.

Analysts said the government was taking a big risk. “China’s leadership has doubled down on its efforts to prop up equity prices because it believes that its own credibility is now coupled to continued gains on the markets,” said Mark Williams of Capital Economics in a report.

“It is following a risky path. Our view remains that a market rally cannot run ahead of economic fundamentals indefinitely,” he said.“There is a good chance that the market rescue efforts are seen to be a failure in a few months’ time.”

“I don’t see any change in the downward trend,” said Qi Yifeng, analyst at consultancy CEBM. “It’s only a matter of whether the market will fall more slowly, or continue to go south in a free fall.”

The official Shanghai Securities News reported on Tuesday that China’s major insurance firms ploughed tens of billions of yuan into blue-chip exchange-traded funds (ETF) and large caps on Monday.

China Life Insurance bought a net 10 billion yuan ($1.6bn) in index funds, while China Pacific Insurance Group and other insurers each invested more than 1 billion yuan, the newspaper said.

That helped the indexes rise just over 2% on Monday, but the relief was shortlived.

Lei Mao, assistant professor of finance at Warwick Business School, said government measures to support the market distorted the allocation of funds and trading behaviour and could create the conditions for further sharp falls.

“Even an optimistic investor should not participate in the market for now,” he said.

Traders are increasingly unnerved by the unusually large number of Chinese companies asking for their shares to be suspended from trading, fearing that many of them are looking for excuses to sit out the market turmoil.

About a quarter of the roughly 2,800 companies listed in Shanghai and Shenzhen had filed for a trading halt by the close on Monday, and on Tuesday the Securities Times said another 200 had announced a suspension.

Investors were also reacting to news of tightened restrictions on futures trading on a major small-cap index.

The rapid decline of China’s previously booming stock market, which had more than doubled in the year to mid-June, had become a major headache for President Xi Jinping and China’s senior leaders, who are already struggling to avert a sharper economic slowdown.

Even China’s bullish securities regulators admitted that markets had become too frothy before they turned down, but the slide quickly showed signs of getting out of hand.

A surprise interest-rate cut by the central bank at the end of June, relaxations in margin trading and other “stability measures” did little to calm investors, many of whom have borrowed heavily to play the stock market.

In a series of announcements on Saturday, China’s top brokerages pledged to collectively buy at least 120 billion yuan of shares to help steady the market, and said they would not sell while the Shanghai Composite Index remained below 4,500, a level last seen on June 25.

Underlining scepticism beyond mainland China about the sustainability of the measures, Hong Kong listed shares of Chinese brokerages took a beating on Monday.

In addition, 28 companies that had been approved to launch IPOs announced they had suspended their plans. (Writing by Will Waterman; Editing by Alex Richardson)


Stupid Indians who have invested in China and established businesses there!

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby niran » 07 Jul 2015 13:34

Multatuli wrote:
"They do not always pay attention, they spit, talk loudly, sometimes they leave the toilet in a catastrophic state

what the article conveniently forgets to mention is
the charge to use the loo is 150 THB or 280INR in real money

point to note the price for locals is 5THB or 8 INR in real money that kind of money am not going to pay or if i pay will leave the loo in catastrophic state you charge, you clean, no?

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby rgosain » 07 Jul 2015 15:54

[quote="Philip"]"The Great Chinese sell-away!"
The Dragon running out of steam? XI "Gins" speechless after eco hangover.

http://www.theguardian.com/business/201 ... ion-crisis

Hello Philip always good to get your wide-ranging analyses. What is not know is how strong Mr Xi is compared to the rest of the princelings and the military who are all one and the same.
I think there is a danger here for India that the PRC will try and distract attention from the stock market crash and will try to teach India a lesson in the North-East. They are unlikely to try any moves against the Japanese and others in SE Asia for fear of involving the the USA, and the Vietnamese are more than capable of vacating any PRC threat, hence India is the likely target probably within the next 6 months using a mixture of cyber-terrorism and the groups in the north-east.

China is the weak link in the BRIC wall. Consider this that 30% of chinese-born female, middle class graduates will marry western men

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby Philip » 08 Jul 2015 14:43

Trouble looming from the east wind.It will make Greece look like a boy scout picnic. The BRICS/BRICS Bank mandarins need to take urgent "stock of the stock",pun intended,of the Chinese kite flying.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/chin ... reece.html
The really worrying financial crisis is happening in China, not Greece
China looks like it is heading for its version of the 1929 stock market crash

Already, there are warning signs of a slowdown, similar to those that front-ran the 1929 crash Photo: Reuters
By Jeremy Warner
08 Jul 2015

While all Western eyes remain firmly focused on Greece, a potentially much more significant financial crisis is developing on the other side of world. In some quarters, it’s already being called China’s 1929 – the year of the most infamous stock market crash in history and the start of the economic catastrophe of the Great Depression.

In any normal summer, a 30pc fall in the Chinese stock market – a loss of value roughly equivalent to the UK’s entire economic output last year – after an ascent which had seen share prices more than double within the space of a year would have been front page news across the globe.

The dramatic series of government interventions to stem the panic – hitherto unsuccessful, it should be added – would similarly have been up there at the top of the news agenda. Yet the pantomime of the Greek debt talks, together with the tragi-comedy of will they, won’t they leave the euro, has relegated the story to little more than a footnote - even though 940 companies, more than a third, have now suspended trading on China’s two main indices.

The parallels with 1929 are, on the face of it, uncanny. After more than a decade of frantic growth, extraordinary wealth creation and excess, both economies – America in 1929 and China today – are at roughly similar stages of economic development.
Both these booms, moreover, are in part explained by extremely rapid credit growth. Indeed, China’s credit boom dwarfs that of even the “roaring Twenties”. Borrowed money, or margin investing, played a major role in both these outbreaks of speculative excess.

True, the Chinese stock market bubble is only a one-year wonder, whereas the build-up to the Wall Street Crash of 1929 was more sustained. Even so, the comparison still holds. As noted by JK Galbraith in his classic account, The Great Crash 1929, even as late as 1927 it was possible to argue that American stocks represented fair value. It was only in the final year that the “escape into make-believe” happened in earnest, when the stock market rose by nearly 50pc. This applies to the Shanghai Composite, too. Stripping out the lowly-rated banking sector, valuations for just about everything else have rocketed, making those that ruled on Wall Street in the run-up to October 24, 1929, look relatively modest. Nor do the similarities end there. As in 1920s America, China’s stock market boom has ridden in tandem with an equally speculative real estate bubble.

The macro-economic backdrop is also surprisingly similar. Then, as now in China, rural workers had emigrated to the cities in vast numbers in the hope of finding a more prosperous life in fast-growing industrial sectors. In 1920s America, virtually all these sectors – from steel to automobiles and the new technologies of radio and consumer durables – grew like Topsy, inspiring households to invest in them and chase the apparently bountiful profits they were generating. A similar explosion in industrial activity has taken place in China, only more so. China has packed more development into a few short decades than any country in recorded history before, creating a worldwide glut in industrial capacity that even global demand, let alone domestic Chinese demand, is struggling to accommodate.

Already, there are warning signs of a slowdown, similar to those that front-ran the 1929 crash – depressed commodity prices and a virtual hiatus in global trade growth. The Chinese economy is like one of those cartoon characters who manages to keep running long after leaving the edge of the cliff, only belatedly to look down and plunge into the abyss.

Naturally, there are many dissimilarities too, not least that China is still essentially a planned and centrally-controlled economy which has so far managed to defy the usual rules of economics. The consensus is that this time will be no different, that even if the stock market does continue to crash, the impact will be no worse than 2007-08, when the Shanghai Composite fell by two-thirds. Yet after a massive fiscal and monetary stimulus, the wider economy barely lost a beat. Have no fear, the Chinese authorities have it all under control. Believe it if you will.

I don’t buy it. Indeed, I can see very little evidence for China’s technocratic elite having things under control. The firebreaks that China put in place over the weekend to mitigate the panic are, in practice, not much different from those applied during the Great Crash of 1929, only this time it’s public rather than private money that promises to quell the fire. They failed spectacularly in 1929. This time around, they’ve thrown the kitchen sink at the problem, but so far it has produced only a mild, and wholly unconvincing, rebound. The fire still smoulders, threatening to break out anew.

Besides, China cannot forever, Greenspan-like, keep answering each successive bubble by creating another. First it was gold, then housing, and when cooling measures threatened an all-out bust in the property and construction markets, the taps were turned on afresh, producing a further flood of money into the stock market. The authorities were happy to tolerate the bull market at first, hoping it might encourage a switch from debt to equity financing, but there seems little chance of that now. The stock market boom has only succeeded in adding to the debt.

Whether any of this turns into a calamitous economic meltdown obviously depends on the rest of the response. Policymakers have learned a thing or two since 1929; we now know that the real damage in financial crises is done not by the crash itself, but by a collapsing banking sector. Stock markets are only a signal of credit contraction to come. Even so, I doubt China has as much of a handle on its banks, and more particularly its shadow banking sector, as it pretends.

One further thought on these parallels. Now that the export-led model of economic of growth seems to have reached its natural end, at least for China, president Xi Jinping pins his hopes on internal consumer demand to drive growth, and he’s vowed to continue with the free-market reforms of predecessors to help achieve this. Unfortunately, it’s proving a difficult transition. Part of the problem with free markets is that by definition they cannot be controlled. Busts are as much part of their DNA as the wealth-enhancing properties of their booms. As China is about to discover, bad downturns come with the territory.

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

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Oo'er
A Cheena biladel thlead!!!
Why not naming it Cheena Uncensored Newlz Thlead hain?

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby A_Gupta » 12 Jul 2015 21:19

American influence in China:
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/worl ... 044517.cms

BEIJING: The US court's decision on same sex marriages is resonating through China and Taiwan with daring attempts being made to break through the legal barrier to hold gay and lesbian marriages in public places across major cities.

Two pairs, a gay couple and a lesbian one, got married in public places in Beijing despite police warning not to do so after the US Supreme Court ruled declared that same sex marriages were legal in all states of the United States.

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby Multatuli » 13 Jul 2015 22:56

China's Millionaires Are Leaving China

The jury may be out permanently on the old question of if money can buy happiness, but that hasn’t stopped wealthy Chinese families from trying. There is a growing trend among China’s richest to use their wealth to move themselves and their families abroad. This is done primarily in the form of investment visas.

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What’s in it for Chinese? Foreign markets rebounding from recession can sometimes provide profitable opportunities. They boast an investment environment free from corruption, patronage and government control, at least relative to China.

But realistically, economic opportunities do not top the list for many émigrés. China’s not an easy place to live. Wealthy Chinese parents are becoming increasingly concerned about raising kids in an environment with filthy air, not to mention a critical lack of clean water and constant food and beverage safety scandals.

https://news.yahoo.com/chinas-millionai ... 00378.html

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby Multatuli » 16 Sep 2015 11:59

Husband Reportedly Bites Off, Eats Wife's Nose After She Fails to Return His Calls

A man reportedly bit off and ate his estranged wife's nose after she failed to return his calls.

The husband, from the city of Dezhou in China, allegedly became angry when his wife didn't return his calls.

According to a report from Shangdong Television, her husband came into her work, grabbed her hair and pinned her against the wall.

He reportedly proceeded to attack her, bit off her nose and swallowed it.

Reports say that the woman has an estranged relationship with her husband. She says that when they separated, he continued to try to contact her.

She suffered significant damage. Her entire nose and nasal septum were all eaten and she will require extensive surgery.

Authorities are still trying to locate her husband, who remains at large.

http://news.yahoo.com/husband-reportedl ... 44036.html

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby JE Menon » 16 Sep 2015 12:14

That's one thing no one visiting China will complain about - lack of a varied cuisine.

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby sanjaykumar » 24 Sep 2015 03:59

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bi92jR9nUQ

Organ transplants by the military-useful practice for the battlefield.

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby sanjaykumar » 24 Sep 2015 04:01

Innovations in contraception-of the retroactive type.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAjXLG-4LRU

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby shiv » 16 Nov 2015 20:40

Where is benis for China

This video is the limit in tackiness
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=p ... WeTWRvzfHo

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Re: Positive news from the Middle Kingdom

Postby ricky_v » 26 Jun 2016 09:53

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3659733/Hilarious-signs-happens-details-lost-translation.html


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