China Readings for 2011-01-31

  • probably tip of the iceberg. how does a Rinpoche have tens of millions of dollars to lose gambling in Las Vegas? #
  • Asia Sentinel – The Karmapa and the Cash http://bit.ly/e7H1p6 Huge foreign currency seizure from a Dharamsala monastery #
  • WaPo-New estimates put Pakistan's nuclear arsenal at more than 100 http://wapo.st/f5LyTz at least Egypt & Tunisia don't have nukes #
  • Losses at Kabul Bank, Afghanistan’s Biggest, Could Be $900 Million-NYTimes http://nyti.ms/eRh30s no worries, US taxpayers will bail out $$ #
  • Elite Areas Attacked in Class War-NYTimes http://nyti.ms/frcZwz good propaganda material for CCP "We have 2 have ruler w an iron hand.” #
  • software behing "Green Campus Network" not Grren Damn but "Internet Sentinel ????" by a Shenzhen company-DoNews. http://bit.ly/fwTPYx #
  • Green Dam not really dead. 1000 middle schools now have "Green Campus Networks" ???????? ????????????-DoNews http://bit.ly/fwTPYx #
  • Whispering at Autocrats-Foreign Policy http://bit.ly/ib7qDS WikiLeaks did more for Arab democracy than decades of backstage U.S. diplomacy #
  • The location of Egypt according to Fox News | Shanghaied Weblog http://bit.ly/hj9Iip #
  • Talks Fail to Settle Stanley Ho Family Feud-WSJ http://on.wsj.com/gOrIuR having multiple families complicated, esp 4 chinese billionaires #
  • China Steps Up Web Censorship in Wake of Egypt Protests – WSJ http://on.wsj.com/gsaj1b people's daily sunday editorial worth a mention #
  • China Daily-Fine art of speculation-expectations of a continuing surge in art prices http://bit.ly/eVn9G6 Fine art of speculation #
  • using weibo to find missing kids. campaign gaining steam, has had success ???????? ???????? – DoNews http://bit.ly/fEIg0F #
  • China central bank says Fed easing ineffective and dangerous | Reuters http://reut.rs/gAMssT #
  • China Daily-Take me to the Beijing Temple Fair http://bit.ly/dMVSgc #
  • Karmapa money trail: Dalai Lama backs probe into 'possible negligence' http://bit.ly/fa6qOY "suspected links to China" #
  • SpyTalk – The CIA's complicated relationship with Egypt http://wapo.st/gmPiD7 #
  • The triumph of Davos | http://reut.rs/f8OO2C perfect satire by @felixsalmon w elite likes these the world doesn't need enemies #
  • Romantic film "What Women Want" makes debut in Shanghai http://bit.ly/eZpMYL #
  • China Daily-Half of China's kids lack sleep http://bit.ly/dUmPB1 a nation of tiger moms and tired kids? or am i bad dad? #
  • Barbie girl exhibition to open in E China http://bit.ly/igV4ec #
  • China to launch strict water protection measures, fight shortages: minister http://bit.ly/eOtEix #
  • PD-"Web a new channel 4 building democracy w Chinese characteristics & satisfying public's rights 2 know, express, participate & supervise" #
  • “????” Xinhua translates as "public opinion viruses" sounds bad, wonder if government is developing a vaccine? #
  • original people's daily editorial on internet manipulation & traditional media ???????????????????“??”-??? http://bit.ly/huGjpY #
  • Traditional news media has duty to guard against Internet manipulation: People's Daily http://bit.ly/eXZPFN #
  • Seeking a journalist to cover China | The Economist http://econ.st/frpX9D #
  • China Development Bank Takes Aim at Germany's WestLB AG bank – WSJ.com http://on.wsj.com/i8ZvTL #
  • "Red Envelopes" 4 China's Home Buyers_Caixin http://bit.ly/etTScp "property tax in Shanghai & Chongqing already looks set 2 miss mark" #
  • BBC News – Lake Vostok drilling in Antarctic 'running out of time' http://bbc.in/e4wPrF better left alone? #
  • October 1999–Nato bombed Chinese deliberately | World news | The Observer http://bit.ly/gDm5dZ #
  • Asia Times-The tearful origins of China's stealth http://bit.ly/dOmWyZ argues us bombing of Chinese embassy in Belgrade intentional #
  • The Jamestown Foundation: China' icebreaker the "Snow Dragon" Moves into the Arctic Ocean Basin http://bit.ly/hafFCi #
  • Manuscript proving China's sovereignty over Diaoyu 2b re-auctioned-GlobalTimes http://bit.ly/hC8tCS former highest bidder failed 2 pay #
  • Despite Nobel, Norway favors China role in Arctic | Reuters http://reut.rs/dXrObJ #
  • China backed to play larger role in Arctic – GlobalTimes http://bit.ly/hsp2bD #
  • 1,000 kph vacuum maglev train under way-China GlobalTimes http://bit.ly/h454fH imagine how much tom friedman's neck may expand over this #
  • "Cheating customers by exploiting their credulity has become a stratagem for several "localized" foreign companies" Global Times #
  • Foreign retailers' (like Carrefour & walmart $wmt) arrogance puts their business at risk – China's GlobalTimes http://bit.ly/gZhSdr #
  • Color revolutions will not bring about real democracy – China's GlobalTimes http://bit.ly/h4b1Je #

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