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Sentence of the Week: Control Chinese People

The Word of the Week comes from China Digital Space’s Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and frequently encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online...

US Ambassador’s Frugality Prompts Praise, Suspicion

US ambassador to China Gary Locke has once again made headlines with his customary frugality, flying coach to the Boao Forum on Hainan and declining to stay at the conference’s official hotel, whose room prices were triple...

Vietnam Calls for Release of 21 Fishermen

Vietnam is again asking China for the release of 21 detained fishermen that were arrested for fishing near the Paracel Islands. This region is in the disputed South China Sea. Bloomberg reports: Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung...

Pakistan, China Agree to Stand By Each Other

As the rift between Pakistan and the US deepens, China has agreed to stand by Pakistan “in all circumstances.” According to The Dawn, this announcement was made in the Boao Forum for Asia, which is run by a non-profit...



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