Weekly Roundup: Keeping Score, Americans are China Dumb, Economic Downturn Chinese Terms

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 2:19
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With so much going on in China, and only a limited amount of bandwidth, I have created this weekly post to highlight articles that I feel are (1) important, (2) relevant, and (3) interesting.

This week there are 3 articles that I have chosen to highlight as each are quite interesting, they are all relevant, and there are issues within each that I think you the reader should be aware of.

If you have an article that you feel needs to be mentioned, please do so in the comments section.

China’s poisoned milk versus Beijing’s clear skies: what’s the score, exactly?

Richard Spencer writes a very interesting piece on some of China’s recent events. Whether in sport, or in school, keeping score is something that our societies tend to revolve around at times, and Spencer’s piece tries to do just that with today’s China. An interesting perspective.

China Exclusive: Survey reveals Americans know little about China

following the lines of the countless jokes about the awareness level of your average American, comes this survey. With 2 million participants, it is hard to arge the statistical accuracy of the findings, and there are some gems in here that even Jay Leno would appreciate.

Chinese Soundbites Podcast: Economic Turmoil

Chinesepod has recently made it easier for you to communicate in Chinese on the recent events affecting the global economy.

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