Join 3,494 readers in helping fund MetaFilter (Hide)

6 posts tagged with China by gen.
Displaying 1 through 6 of 6.

Related tags:
+ (62)
+ (55)
+ (54)
+ (50)
+ (48)
+ (46)
+ (46)
+ (42)
+ (41)
+ (40)
+ (37)
+ (36)
+ (34)
+ (31)
+ (30)
+ (26)
+ (26)
+ (25)
+ (25)
+ (23)
+ (23)
+ (22)
+ (22)
+ (22)
+ (21)
+ (21)
+ (20)
+ (20)
+ (19)
+ (19)
+ (17)
+ (17)
+ (17)
+ (17)
+ (17)
+ (17)
+ (16)
+ (16)
+ (16)
+ (16)
+ (15)
+ (15)
+ (15)
+ (14)
+ (14)
+ (14)
+ (14)
+ (14)
+ (14)
+ (13)
+ (13)
+ (13)
+ (11)
+ (11)
+ (11)
+ (11)
+ (11)
+ (11)
+ (11)
+ (10)


Users that often use this tag:
Abiezer (41)
homunculus (39)
kliuless (16)
infini (16)
hama7 (15)
Postroad (15)
nickyskye (14)
zarq (13)
filthy light thief (11)
vidur (11)
Artw (10)
stbalbach (9)
Kattullus (9)
jeffburdges (9)
the man of twists ... (9)
KokuRyu (8)
Brandon Blatcher (7)
afu (7)
flapjax at midnite (7)
reenum (7)
gen (6)
Blazecock Pileon (6)
desjardins (6)
MartinWisse (6)
Tlogmer (5)
jonson (5)
delmoi (5)
plep (5)
madamjujujive (5)
wilful (5)
modernnomad (5)
adamvasco (4)
acb (4)
four panels (4)
chunking express (4)
Rastafari (4)
mathowie (4)
dhruva (4)
klue (4)
grapefruitmoon (4)
Kirth Gerson (4)
gman (4)
twoleftfeet (4)
shii (4)
The Whelk (4)
Joe Beese (4)
netbros (3)
Steven Den Beste (3)
srboisvert (3)
euphorb (3)
monju_bosatsu (3)
jfuller (3)
Chrysostom (3)
orange swan (3)
matteo (3)
Gyan (3)
telstar (3)
tellurian (3)
bardic (3)
vronsky (3)

to climb the Shanghai Tower

Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov climb the 632 meter Shanghai Tower, the second tallest building in the world after the Burj Khalifa. The video of their climb, Shanghai Tower (650 meters), is riveting.
posted by gen on Feb 12, 2014 - 40 comments

the mundane face of evil: Chinese state-sponsored hackers

A new report, the National Intelligence Estimate, released by the US Office of the Director of National Intelligence "represents the consensus view of the U.S. intelligence community, describes a wide range of sectors that have been the focus of [China-based] hacking over the past five years, including energy, finance, information technology, aerospace and automotive." One face of Chinese state-sponsored hackers profiled by Bloomberg Business Week is Zhang Changhe, an instructor at the People's Liberation Army Information Engineering University in Zhengzhou. [more inside]
posted by gen on Feb 14, 2013 - 11 comments

on Huawei from non-Chinese in China

In light of the US House Intelligence Committee recommendation that American companies should be blocked from carrying out mergers and acquisitions involving two Chinese telecommunications firms, ZTE and Huawei, how do people in the telecommunications industry think about Huawei? And what is really going on with the Shenzhen-based ICT conglomerate? Hosts Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn of the Sinica Podcast (recorded in Beijing) cover Huawei in depth in August at The Huawei Enigma with guests David Wolf and Will Moss.
posted by gen on Oct 8, 2012 - 39 comments

You’ll never be Chinese

UK expatriate in China, Mark Kitto, who previously ran a publishing business in China that the state took over and wrote a book about that experience, is leaving China where he has lived for 16 years.
Modern day mainland Chinese society is focused on one object: money and the acquisition thereof. The politically correct term in China is “economic benefit.” The country and its people, on average, are far wealthier than they were 25 years ago. Traditional family culture, thanks to 60 years of self-serving socialism followed by another 30 of the “one child policy,” has become a “me” culture. Except where there is economic benefit to be had, communities do not act together, and when they do it is only to ensure equal financial compensation for the pollution, or the government-sponsored illegal land grab, or the poisoned children. Social status, so important in Chinese culture and more so thanks to those 60 years of communism, is defined by the display of wealth.

posted by gen on Aug 10, 2012 - 61 comments

domestic violence in China

Li Yang, founder of the most popular English-language school in China, Crazy English, (previously on MeFi) is now found to have beaten his American wife multiple times. Domestic violence is found in some 25% of Chinese marriages (!) but the actions of Li's wife Kim Lee to publicize the abuse has raised the profile of spousal abuse in a country where this was not often publicly discussed previously.
posted by gen on Apr 22, 2012 - 42 comments

Japanese Devils

Japanese Devils is a documentary featuring 14 veterans of the Imperial Army testifying to their brutal participation in Japan's 15-year war against China. Director Matsui Minoru presents a powerful historical record of these soldiers' individual crimes, helping to break Japan's long silence about its wartime atrocities in China.
Please also see Iris Chang's "The Rape of Nanking'' and be aware that the Japanese government is still whitewashing their brutal WWII history via school textbooks. We must understand the truth of history so that we are not doomed to repeat it.
posted by gen on Apr 4, 2002 - 5 comments

Page: 1