January 2008 Entries
Pictures and videos don't lie, (unless, of course, they've been photoshopped or edited, etc.) but I think the video above speaks for itself. I would not want to trade places with any of those travelers right now.
Stranded travelers, power shortages, rising food prices, weather, and a sense of general discouragement. Not only has China experienced its worst snowstorm since the 1950s, the storm has happened just weeks before the spring festival.
Rudy Giuliani has been an outspoken candidate on many issues like increasing national security, reducing crime, and cutting taxes, and when his comes to China, he advocates an approach of increasing national security by promoting our mutual interest of trade.
When it comes to Internet pornography, the numbers are staggering. In 2006, 4.2 million websites, roughly 12% of all Internet sites were pornographic, constituting 420 million pages worldwide. In China alone, revenues from pornography were $27.4 billion.
We've all seen or been part of public displays of affection: the reunited lovers embracing at the airport, the soldier and his wife saying goodbye before he ships off to war, even the marriage proposal at the table across the restaurant.
Few American icons are as universally loved as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His struggle for civil rights remains fresh in the minds of many, and today of all days, we're reminded of his work to promote racial equality.
With the total number of Internet users in China up a whopping 53% from last year, it's only months away from dismantling the U.S. as the country with the greatest number of users worldwide.
Just weeks ago, many Chinese Americans were extremely disheartened by Obama's appointment of Gov. Bill Richardson as commerce secretary, but as it turns out, launching a full-scale protest against Richardson won't be necessary. Richardson has withdrawn his nomination.