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Share Frustration over internet control
2014-5-20 13:47
I don't know what it is again this time, but as a foreigner in China, one gets used to the slow internet every now and then. One moment your browsing is so fast, Skype calls smooth and clear, and the next day you wake up it can be the opposite. You can't watch your favorite tv shows because the speed is too slow, and the Skype calling is like speaking without knowing how much they can hear, and listening to separate syllabes and trying to guess the words. Luckily, usually I don't have anything t ...
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  • My year 2015, a year of changes 2016-1-3 13:01

    youxiudeyou: Yes, we were playing the 八路军, communists fighting against Japanese.
    Very impressive. Yan'an was the headquarter of 8RA. In those days, there were quite a number of American expatriates working there. They were from US Army (military consultants and observers) as well as resident correspondents from US press including Edgar Snow, Anna Louise Strong, Agnes Smedley, etc. During the period between 1937 and 1945, Mao told the whole nation and the world via Reuters that the United States of America was the light tower and the world model from whom we should learn democracy and liberty. When he took the power in 1949, he changed his face and turned to learn things from Stalin. No consistency.

  • My year 2015, a year of changes 2016-1-2 21:30

    voice_cd: Thanks for sharing your story here, we have highlighted it in our blog homepage.
    Thanks for highlighting, would be nice to write more often.

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