The reputation of 2nd Generation Reds and PLA song and dance troupes

Below is a scrapbook of links and artifacts compiled 17 November 2014. Australia – China trade / G20 Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: China-Australia Free Trade Agreement The reputation of 2nd Generation Reds and PLA song and dance troupes The Beijing News / China News: 胡乔木女儿:极少数红二代破坏革命后代形象 The Paper: 许其亮:坚决反对妖魔化军队文艺工作,军事文艺要凤凰涅槃 The People’s Daily: 这两年,改变中国的15个“热词” … more

Pacific dreaming

Below is a scrapbook of links and artifacts compiled 14 November 2014. Xi at the helm The People’s Daily: 习近平首次提出“亚太梦想” 习近平2014年“主场外交”4大亮点 1: “中国方案” “中国智慧” 献力实现亚太梦想 2: 新亚洲安全观 确定地区安全合作新框架 3: 四字理念 与邻为善 以邻为伴 “亲、诚、惠、容”盘活周边关系 4: “一带一路” 互联互通 区域一体化迈出坚实步伐 Foreign journalist visas The Global Times: 环球谈纽约时报记者在华签证问题:他们自知做了什么 New York Times should also seek answers from within The New … more

The Asia-Pacific Dream

Below is a scrapbook of links and artifacts compiled 10 November 2014. China – Japan thaw People’s Daily: China-Japan easing a welcome surprise The New York Times: China and Japan, in Sign of a Thaw, Agree to Disagree on a Disputed Island Group Xinhua: Commentary: An encouraging breakthrough in China-Japan rapprochement; The only link on … more

China Story Yearbook Dossier January – October 2014

Below is a scrap book of links and artifacts compiled between January and October 2014. 10 October 2014 The Financial Times China steps up support for fight against Ebola The People’s Daily 习近平首次对党内高层干部落马公开表态:很痛心 Xi Jinping publicly expresses his feelings for senior Party members who have fallen in the anti-corruption campaign: he is very pained. 9 … more

China Construction Bank launches first overseas ATM in Melbourne

Xinhua reports: MELBOURNE, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) — China Construction Bank (CCB) on Sunday launched its first overseas ATM, aside from Hong Kong, in Australia’s second largest city of Melbourne, indicating the Chinese financial giant’s ambition to deploy business in western markets. In his speech at the launching ceremony, Wang Hongzhang, board chairman of CCB, highly … more