Posts Tagged ‘Culture’

All Chinese Students are ___ (Part 2)

Sunday, February 12, 2012 19:08 1 Comment

While it has been a few weeks since Dan at CLB posted his article (and I posted my response) about commonly held stereotypes held by American students of their Chinese cohorts on campus, I thought I would post a part two as I cam across a couple of interesting articles that offered more insights into […]

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Chinese Students in America are All ___

Saturday, January 14, 2012 19:39 18 Comments

[youtube][/youtube] Dan over at China Law Blog took a bold step last week by laying out (and accepting comments on) some of the common stereotypes that surround Chinese (some say Asian) students studying in the U.S. Entitled Chinese Students In America. It’s Bad Out There, the core of the post is a the list of […]

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What Part of Western Culture is Beijing Really Afraid of?

Sunday, January 8, 2012 23:05 5 Comments

While I know I am coming in a bit late on this,many of you probably know that last week Hu Jintao put together an essay that was taken by foreign media that China needed to protect itself from the incursions of Western culture. It came on the heals of yet another round of editing TV […]

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Being “Country” in China

Monday, July 4, 2011 11:35 No Comments

As someone who grew up in the midwest of the United States, I know that when someone is being called “country” it isn’t a good thing… and in China, it isn’t either.  In fact, it is an insult to be called country (TU in Chinese) just like it is in the United States, but it […]

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Update – Starbucks Closes Forbidden City Store

Monday, July 16, 2007 17:08 No Comments

Nearly 8 years since Starbucks moved into the Forbidden City, and 8 months since TV anchor Rui Chenggang renewed the call for their immediated closure, Starbucks has announced they will close. some news outlets are reporting that they were kicked out, but I am more likely to believe that they were (as Eden Woon states) […]

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