Tag Archives: China

China- Addicted to Bootleg Software-Reels From Ransomware Attack – The New York Times

“HONG KONG — China is home to the world’s largest group of internet users, a thriving online technology scene and rampant software piracy that encapsulates its determination to play by its own set of digital rules.But as the country scrambles … Continue reading

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In China’s Northeast, a Daily Jostle for Jobs Produces Mostly Despair – The New York Times

“SHENYANG, China — Not long past the break of dawn, after downing a bowl of hot porridge and dropping off his son at school, Zhang Yuzeng made his way to a street corner near the Nanyun River. There, under the … Continue reading

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What Donald Trump Gets Pretty Much Right, and Completely Wrong, About China – The New York Times

“If there is one thing Donald Trump seems sure about, it is that the United States is getting a raw deal from China.To people who spend time studying the United States’ economic relationship with China, Mr. Trump’s accounting of its … Continue reading

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America’s Syrian Shame – by Roger Cohen, The New York Times

Putin’s policy is hard to distinguish from Obama’s. America’s capitulation is complete, with appalling results. Source: America’s Syrian Shame – The New York Times   I find the comments critical of Roger Cohen’s analysis more convincing than the comments of … Continue reading

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Chinese Report on Climate Change Depicts Somber Scenarios – The New York Times

“BEIJING — Rising seas besieging China’s economically vital coastal zones. Mighty feats of infrastructure, like the Three Gorges Dam and railway in Tibet, strained by turbulent rainfall and the melting of frozen earth. And on the Himalayan frontiers, the risk … Continue reading

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China, Taiwan and a Meeting After 66 Years – The New York Times

President Ma Ying-jeou of Taiwan is to confer with President Xi Jinping of China in Singapore on Saturday, according to statements from both. Source: China, Taiwan and a Meeting After 66 Years – The New York Times Here is my … Continue reading

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Amartya Sen: Women’s Progress Outdid China’s One-Child Policy – The New York Times

“CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — THE abandonment of the one-child policy in China is a momentous change, and there is much to celebrate in the easing of restrictions on human freedom in a particularly private sphere of life. But we need to … Continue reading

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China to End One-Child Policy, Allowing Families Two Children – The New York Times

“BEIJING — China’s Communist Party brought to an end the decades-old “one child” policy on Thursday, when leaders announced that all married couples would be allowed to have two children in a bid to reverse the rapid aging of the … Continue reading

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The Courtesan

Originally posted on Franklenstein:
“A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song” The Courtesan ~ Alexandra Curry  There is not one element in this story that a Historical Fiction fan could…

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U.S. Allies See Trans-Pacific Partnership as a Check on China – The New York Times

“BEIJING — The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal was welcomed on Tuesday as a win for the United States in its contest with China for clout in Asia, as America’s allies expressed optimism about the impact of the 12-nation accord on … Continue reading

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