Category Archives: China view

Is the hybrid socialist model better ?

This is my first post after a hiatus of over  a year. China, Vietnam and Laos are not exactly socialist countries anymore though they are ruled by their respective communist parties. They do not follow conventional development dictate from the West. … Continue reading

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Terrorism, no if and but …

Condemn terror, but query cartoon content Kchew note: The Paris massacre is indeed shocking and more so than the hostage crisis in Sydney. Twelve people died, and the harrowing picture of policeman who fell on the floor and was about … Continue reading

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China’s Challenges – documentary

There is a dearth of good documentaries from the West on China. I have seen a few documentaries produced by Australia’s ABC not too long ago, and they were just absolutely abysmal. They were highly superficial, and just more interested … Continue reading

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The concept of “democracy” and Occupy Central HK

The following article from China Daily website, is written by James Hsiung. He is a professor of politics and international law at New York University. What really caught my attention is the following passage: On the philosophical-cultural plane, the concept … Continue reading

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The HK situation has turned out to be messier than expected

The HK situation has turned out to be messier than expected. It will drag on for a while, at least until the weather turns colder in the absence of any fresh impetus. The naïve students and their radical allies have already … Continue reading

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