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Chinese Soldiers Dancing

Everyone in China is singing and dancing along to this song, even the PLA (People’s Liberation Army) officers. Don’t believe me? Watch this recruiting video that came out of Xi’an: 47 more words

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Red Sorghum by Mo Yan 1987, 1992

When I read The Illiad a few years ago, I was shocked. The divine Homer expends most of his or their or Their lyrical energy on spears’ passage through stomachs, limbs’ flight from hips and shoulders, shoulders’ descent from necks, chariots splintering into the sharpest and deadliest of fragments, and gods and goddesses bickering over sex . 1,783 more words

Literary Fiction

A pro-democracy protester shakes his fist at police officers in Hong Kong

A pro-democracy protester shakes his fist at police officers in Hong Kong.

Asia

Beijing Prepared For Hong Kong Protests To Drag On -- We're “prepared for the worst”.

By Gary Cheung
The South China Morning Post

gary.cheung@scmp.com

 

Protesters reinforce barricades near the government headquarters. Photo: Dickson Lee

Police cleared some of the main barricades in Admiralty and Causeway Bay yesterday but demonstrators remained and the top mainland representative in Hong Kong said Beijing had “prepared for the worst” fearing the Occupy Central protests would drag on “for some time”. 570 more words

China says its military training inadequate for winning a war

Weaknesses in China’s military training pose a threat to the country’s ability to fight and win a war, China’s official military newspaper said on Sunday. 389 more words

China

China's leaders don't have many good options to quell a protracted Hong Kong pro-democracy movement

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy civil disobedience movement appears to be losing some steam, as the numbers of protesters dwindle and the groups behind the demonstrations seek to negotiate a exit.  834 more words