Monthly Archives: April 2013

Worldwide trade embargoes and other trade restrictions against China

Over the last 30 years, the tremendous sufferings and damages to the new China as a result of the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution have become the staple food of Western narratives in their discourse about China. However, … Continue reading

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The finals of the ‘I Am a Singer’ competition

The finals of the ‘I am a singer’ (我是歌手) competition has concluded about a week ago.  It has got a very interesting format, excellent performances by the artistes and thus overall, a very good show. The show has generated lots of … Continue reading

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The Iron Lady is dead

Margaret Thatcher was a towering figure in British politics. She is considered by the conservatives as one of the greatest prime minister of Britain, having ruled Britain at the time of the collapse of former Soviet Union, and the defeat … Continue reading

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Can China Tame North Korea?

The rhetoric on North Korea is getting more deafening by the days. The brinkmanship from both sides could eventually lead to nuclear war that will devastate the Korean peninsular. China is in an unenviable position, and could only call for calm … Continue reading

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I have been spending lots of time watching YouTube videos on my TV. One of the videos that caught my attention is a Chinese singing competition called “I am a singer” (我是歌手) , that is produced by Hunan TV.  It … Continue reading

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