Friday, 16 March 2012

With Bo Xilai down, nine leaders who may soon run China


French tennis pro Michaël Llodra apologizes for screaming "Fucking Chinese!" during match

French tennis player Michaël Llodra (ranked No. 41 in the world) recently pulled off a Vincent Chin-esque double-whammy of racial insensitivity, after he reportedly screamed "****ing Chinese!" at a Korean-American woman in attendance during his first round match against Ernests Gulbis at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California. He has since taken to his website to apologize in a classically non-apologetic fashion, by qualifying that he is not a racist, and that he lost his temper because the Indian Wells court being uncooperative, and also because tournament organizers scheduled his matches poorly.

Yasukuni shrine urinals in Harbin

Official Translations of Chinese Food Names


Is this how white trash play soccer?


Thursday, 15 March 2012

Premier Wen chides Chongqing

Party leader says authorities must ‘learn lessons’ of Wang Lijun scandal and that results of inquiry will be made public - but he doesn’t mention Bo Xilai

China removes top leadership contender Bo from post

The Communist Party boss of China's southwestern city of Chongqing, Bo Xilai, has been removed, state news agency Xinhua said on Thursday, following a scandal involving a senior aide who took refuge in a U.S. diplomatic mission last month.