Twenty-five years ago yesterday, a senior Chinese politician named Hu Yaobang complained of dizziness at a meeting in Beijing, and asked to be excused. Moments later, he collapsed with a fatal heart attack. 26 more words
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When we first came to China in 2000, we lived in the northeast, the heartland of what used to be called Manchuria. While most Americans find it difficult if not impossible to travel to North Korea, we knew several Chinese people who had gone over the nearby border as tourists or on business, and at least one who had actually lived there. 1,267 more words
It seems that Cedar Fort Publications has finalized the cover for The Crystal Monkey. The only change really is the tagline has been added as well as the words “A Novel.” Here it is.
It’s been 25 years since Chinese forces opened fire on students encamped in Tiananmen Square. But that’s recent history.
Too recent for anyone to start apologizing for their conduct. 338 more words