Interesting China reading for March 8th, 2010.
|[link]||Fascinating old Chinese menu from 1935|
|[link]||Goldman betting that Chinese Yuan is no longer undervalued, warns of shrinking surplus|
|[link]||Hackers of Google systems stole source code-|
|[link]||In spite of an urgent need to cut emissions, fossil-fuel consumption in China is soaring|
|[link]||Questions for the author of “Driving in China”|
|[link]||Violent crime rate in China rises for first time in 10 years|
|[link]||Rumours of a Chinese bubble are great exaggerated|
|[link]||China’s English Teaching Boom may be about to burst|
|[link]||Lies, Damned Lies, and Chinese Statistics|
|[link]||Understanding (or not) China’s financial transactions|
|[link]||China Warns Hong Kong|
|[link]||Foreign Firms bet on Larger Chinese consumption|
|[link]||Defying Global Slump, China Has Labor Shortage|
|[link]||China pledges to ensure fair, high quality education in decade ahead|
|[link]||Yang Yahui, cause of death: a glass of water|
I’ve been really busy with my new job here and haven’t been writing as many blog articles as I’d like, but I have still been coming across lots of interesting things I’d like to share with people.
So, I’m going to start an Interesting Reading / Links type of blog post. Almost entirely centred around China and Tech (if not Tech in China). I hope to get back to regular blog-article writing soon.
- [link] Apple Supplier United Win Technology’s factory in Jiangsu suffers more labour troubles, with 62 workers poisoned by n-hexane
- [link] Recent government changes to house buying rules that make it harder for foreigners to buy will not affect the local market in Beijing
- [link] “Research without Google would be like life without electricity,” one Chinese scientist said. What would life without Google in China be like?
For those of you who continue to doubt, more evidence that MySpace is in terminal decline
- [link] Americans continue to freak out about China
- [link] “China’s local governments, which ran up huge debts during the record-breaking lending spree of the past year, are now feeling the pinch as authorities in Beijing tighten credit.”
- [link] How Chinese football matches are rigged:
- [link] How ready is the US for cyberattacks? (Hint: not)
- [link] China is misread by bulls and bears alike