“If you can’t find a taxi driver whose political views match those of your readers, then just make one up. Call him Mr. Wang, inform your public that he only earns a hundred dollars a month, and they’ll believe any old crap you write.”
“Focus instead on the fact that every time Jay Yang has taken charge of Yahoo!’s China strategy in the past, the results have been, well, considerably less than stellar.”
“The meeting, chaired by Premier Wen Jiabao, decided to cover all needy people in rural areas across the country under the allowance program, including the aged, the disabled and those who are unable to work.”
“With visions of the New York Stock Exchange dancing in our heads, many of us expected the Shanghai exchange to be an exciting place to visit and observe live trading. But when we were shown into the large on-site trading room … it was eerily silent.”
“In one of the most notable trade deals of the Bush administration, U.S. airlines got the OK Wednesday to ramp up service to China in unprecedented levels… The number of daily passenger flights between the US and China will more than double by 2012.”
“News Corporation’s Chinese version of its social networking site (SNS) MySpace China (Myspace.cn) recently spent one million Yuan to sign the Back Dorm Boys as spokesmen for the website, reports Donews quoting a rumor.”
“Asian markets were marginally in red today morning led by China’s Shanghai index following a warning from the former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan that the gains in the Chinese market were unsustainable.”
“Chinese portal Sina.com, which has one of the “good,” officially sanctioned video clip websites, is now holding a massive video blog 播客 contest which will end on July 15th.”
“Shanghai’s international motor racing circuit said yesterday that it will open the track for the first time to private cars for free on June 9 and June 10. But the test driving will be limited to Volkswagen sedan owners.”
“Asia’s tallest clock tower will fall silent from June 1 while it undergoes a four-month renovation program, the first comprehensive face-lift it has had since it first began to chime eight decades ago.” Custom’s House.
“The car … caught the attention of police when it was doing 186 km per hour on the expressway at 10am. When it passed a charge window at the Nanxun exit in Zhejiang Province, data showed the car spent only 19 min to cover 84 km.”
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