Readings for 2010-04-27

  • China launches oral Chinese proficiency test – People’s Daily Online http://bit.ly/b4VC3w where can we take?
  • Andy Xie new Caixin column “China’s property market is one of the biggest financial manias in modern history” http://bit.ly/cCNj8o
  • FOXNews.com – Chinese gov’t school grant divides SoCal community http://bit.ly/athsfA
  • Goldman Sachs Dictionary Reveals Hidden Truth: Jonathan Weil – Bloomberg.com http://bit.ly/clOKuR
  • Youth Prefer Mobile Phones for Online Activity _Caixin “topped PCs as preferable mode 4 Chinese <26 to surf online” http://bit.ly/cMaD3R
  • OTC Derivatives and “Buffet Amendment” “Now we no y BRK, CAT and corporates came oozing out woodwork 2 defend them” http://bit.ly/9Z0isF
  • ?????????????????? http://bit.ly/8YKZaS He Guoqiang suggests youth read “the reading life of Mao Zedong” http://bit.ly/akUBBH
  • Chao Charles Guowei, et al. – SC 13D/A – Sina Corp http://bit.ly/dbBs4Y would b interesting what governance experts think of this deal
  • Technology Is Central To CIA’s Strategic Plan – WSJ.com http://bit.ly/d9Ofns how much r they expanding China-related staff/budget?
  • HK police claim record drug bust – CNN.com http://bit.ly/8Y6XGf how much headed to china? 372 KG h/t @goldkorn
  • As Goldman Sach’s Reputation Sinks, Will The Chinese Government Hire Goldman Alumni? | Sinocism http://bit.ly/dyk6XX $gs
  • ?????“???”?“???”_?? “??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????” http://bit.ly/bMxRUF
  • HuffPost – EXCLUSIVE: Big Oil Fought Off New Safety Rules Before Gulf Disaster – http://tinyurl.com/37nwkpz
  • Democracy comes to Beijing’s Jianwai SOHO? http://bit.ly/bFPILD
  • Caveat Emptor Is Not a Business Plan – Floyd Norris Blog – NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/czhnrj
  • FT Buries the Lede on Ex-SEC Officials and Goldman : CJR http://bit.ly/dklgOD regulatory capture captured perfectly
  • Chongqing nuclear cave open to first visitors http://bit.ly/9FTDY2
  • Old Beijing disappearing under the steamroller of modernization-CNN http://bit.ly/bKVpgb interesting. esp about urban planning/new cities
  • interesting facebook page ??? | http://bit.ly/9AwiwB
  • Why Goldman And X-Fed Board Member Stephen Friedman Illegally Bought Shares Of Goldman In December 2008? | zero hedge http://bit.ly/c5ahmf
  • Yale Doctor Killed at Home, Police Say – NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/cmFGwr more details. Wang Lishan sounds “troubled”
  • echoes of the Gang Lu University of Iowa shooting? – Wikipedia http://bit.ly/cn4lGu
  • Yale Doctor Is Gunned Down-WSJ shooter “Dr Lishan Wang, a 44-year-old Chinese emigre”. Wang had sued him b4 http://bit.ly/aXAJrU
  • Google Loses Chinese Market Share – WSJ.com http://bit.ly/9RzkDb
  • Chanos Wrong on China Property Slump, Ex-PBOC Adviser Fan Gang Says – Bloomberg http://bit.ly/c3U3RQ background http://bit.ly/9HHRMP
  • China Internet Operators Must Co-op with Probe of State Secret Leaks: Law Amendments http://bit.ly/9YN03U
  • 5 Dragons Stirring Up the Sea-US Naval War College’s China Maritime Study #5 now available online free http://bit.ly/dfAt87
  • China’s Navy Gets Its Act Together, and Gets Aggressive | Danger Room | Wired.com http://bit.ly/aO0ftg
  • Goldman Sachs CDO Labeled ‘Shi**y Deal’ by Montag-Bloomberg http://bit.ly/aeVANh Banks dump crap on clients. Not news
  • SpyTalk – CIA chief promises spies ‘new cover’ for secret ops http://bit.ly/buR2xP
  • Full Annotated Lloyd Blankfein Testimony | zero hedge http://bit.ly/cfT3ji
  • Think Again: The Internet – Evgeny Morozov | Foreign Policy http://bit.ly/bSEGiy h/t @kaiserkuo
  • Controversial Book Claims Samsung Is Basically the Most Corrupt Company In Asia – Samsung – Gizmodo http://bit.ly/9T1lpi
  • Australia tightens rules for foreign property buyers http://bit.ly/dw7OSW harsher than china’s rules. hope doesn’t give beijing ideas

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