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Canada Accuses Chinese Hackers of Cyberattack

In an unprecedented move, Canada accused Chinese hackers of infiltrating a computer network at the National Research Council on Tuesday, although Beijing denied responsibility for the assault. 205 more words

Flying Solo

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

We drove to the Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok at 5 in the morning.

As usual, I fell asleep on the bus ride to the airport out of exhaustion from not sleeping more than a couple hours the night before. 381 more words

SEAS 2014

Arriving at Jingjiang Prince's Palace

The following day we took a taxi to the Jingjiang Prince’s Palace.

This post is an extract of my mother’s travel journal written during a tour of China in 2013. 271 more words


Rainy Days Reading

With all the rainy days, I’ve had a lot of good reading. There are plenty of nice spots in Lijiang to sit and drink Yunnan coffee and read my Kindle. 119 more words


China’s popular WeChat messenger tests Facebook-esque “Like” button, and it looks strangely familiar

WeChat receives a fair amount of attention from the English-language press for its grasp on China’s mobile messaging market, its steady forays into ecommerce, and its strategic importance to parent company Tencent. 51 more words


Ulaanbaatar to Beijing... Last Trans Siberian train

The train from UIaanbaatar was at 7:30am, and several people from our hostel were going so we had a couple of taxis. Each taxi to the train station cost about 4000 Tugrug (£1.10ish), so between a few people it was basically nothing really. 1,133 more words

China's Anti-Corruption Campaign (or rather Crusade)

Link: http://time.com/2985365/china-campaign-against-corruption-huge/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2ADemocracy%20Lab&utm_campaign=2014_Democracy%20Lab%202014-07-22 (Written July 15, 2014)

Summary: China’s anti-corruption campaign launched by Xi Jinping in November 2012 has already caught more top-level officials (“tigers”) than Hu Jintao did in one decade. 143 more words