These poems, attributed to 伯罗奔尼撒, or “Peloponnese,” were posted to WeChat by user 1号档案馆, or “Number 1 Archive.” CDT Chinese editors have archived them, and they are translated below with added links for...
by Sophia Cao | Nov 16, 2007
From BBC News: Chinese soldiers are no longer allowed to take home their uniforms after they leave the armed service, state media has reported. Officials said the move would stop new uniforms being misused or ending up on the black market, the official Xinhua news agency said….[Full Text] (Image from BBC)
by Sophia Cao | Sep 12, 2007
Reuters reports that a riot broke out among 2,000 retired soldiers. They smashed equipment and set fires in their school in Baotou in Inner Mongolia against poor living conditions. From The Star: …Similar riots occurred in Baoji, in the northwestern province of Shaanxi, and Wuhan, capital of Hubei province in central China, on the same […]
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