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Given the stresses that the Chinese economy are under, Beijing needs stable Sino-American bilateral relations.(Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Why China Needs to Play Nice

Last week saw the Trump Administration soften its public stance on China. After months of an openly hostile approach, President Trump changed his stance and acquiesced to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s request to honor the prevailing One China Policy that…

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Author Pearl S. Buck’s China

Pearl Buck was a baby when her parents relocated to China. What she babbled was Chinese; what she experienced were Chinese customs and lifestyles. She was so attached to traditional…

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What Led a School Boy to Fabricate a Crime Scene

“The dog ate my homework” is an English expression purported to be a favorite excuse made by schoolchildren explaining their failure to turn in an assignment on time. However, this…

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Why China Needs to Play Nice

Last week saw the Trump Administration soften its public stance on China. After months of an openly hostile approach, President Trump changed his stance and acquiesced to Chinese President Xi…

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When Chinese Were Banned From the U.S.

On January 27, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring the entry of foreign nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries — Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Yemen, and Iraq…

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Father Found Selling His Son to Buy a New Car

It was recently reported that a man in Linyi City, China, was facing criminal charges for trafficking his own child. The man told arresting officers that he was selling his…

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China’s Debt Bomb Is Ticking Away

China has an unprecedented mountain of private debt that is threatening the country’s economy in a major way. Economists now agree that China’s debt addiction will probably not end well,…

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What Do Chinese People Fear?

What are Chinese people afraid of? Web-based Baidu Knows recently published a survey enumerating the top 10 fears of the Chinese people. For men, most were afraid of poverty, while…