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China, Britain, and the U.S.--my observations ... 1 2 3 4 Talk to China Daily 25 6271 thedacs 2008-4-4 22:50:51
  Yes, indeed, the British should be castigated for what they did in Hong Kong. How dare they turn HK ...
China will return to the top, as #1 economy by 2017 Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 37 Chinese Economy 257 114214 interesting 2008-5-27 08:15:11
  Dear me, it takes some doing to go down a blind alley. The US is NOT the world's largest economy, n ...
Should this forum ban flags ? Attachments ... 1 2 3 World Affairs 19 7663 nosferatu 2007-4-25 21:58:44
  convair1948, Yes, you are right; subtlety and nuance are not the obvious features of the flag-wavin ...
China says military poses no threat Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 China Watch 50 17729 exportedkiwi 2007-9-15 12:32:22
  There is no such thing as an "unthreatening military" - the whole purpose of the military is that th ...
Chinese cuisine is excellent, but... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 Everyday life 60 36001 snappysammy 2008-11-18 09:45:08
  Lovable, The areas I mentioned would all have thousands of vineyards, of varying prestige. Many ar ...
Chinese cuisine is excellent, but... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 Everyday life 60 36001 snappysammy 2008-11-18 09:45:08
  Peter, Do enjoy this special time in your life. Farewell, my friend! Lovable, The list you found ...
The EU needs to outlaw American aggression ... 1 2 3 China & World 20 8257 pjtran 2007-3-10 04:51:49
  mikeghet, Many thanks. You are the second American to wade into this thread and confirm its essen ...
Chinese Premier Wen Jia-bao's article ... 1 2 3 China Watch 16 16664 jhony_cheung 2007-3-22 13:14:58
  I think all Chinese people should do, and think, EXACTLY as the CC P says. Or else...
The EU needs to outlaw American aggression ... 1 2 3 China & World 20 8257 pjtran 2007-3-10 04:51:49
  diabolical, You say that you do not understand the phrase 'myopic racism', but don't care.... Ther ...
Chinese cuisine is excellent, but... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 Everyday life 60 36001 snappysammy 2008-11-18 09:45:08
  peter, may I offer my sincere best wishes to you and your bride for your forthcoming union. I shal ...
The EU needs to outlaw American aggression ... 1 2 3 China & World 20 8257 pjtran 2007-3-10 04:51:49
  diabolical, Your posts are less than even-handed and clearly do not entertain a circumspect view of ...
Chinese cuisine is excellent, but... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 Everyday life 60 36001 snappysammy 2008-11-18 09:45:08
  pjtran, Your mention of Irish origins reminded me of a leisurely afternoon in that Irish pub near ...
Chinese cuisine is excellent, but... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 Everyday life 60 36001 snappysammy 2008-11-18 09:45:08
  lovable, America beer is very much like food from McDonalds/KFC/PIzza Hut - bland and lacking in g ...
What are the unacceptable manners Chinese should change for the Olympics? ... 1 2 3 4 5 China Watch 28 15573 convair1948 2007-3-17 03:45:04
  Chinese leaders didn't move heaven and earth to get the Olympics for mere sporting reasons. They wan ...
Chinese cuisine is excellent, but... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 Everyday life 60 36001 snappysammy 2008-11-18 09:45:08
  peter, I hope the 'Bud' you refer to is the authentic Czech version and not that weak, fizzy gnat' ...
Chinese cuisine is excellent, but... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 Everyday life 60 36001 snappysammy 2008-11-18 09:45:08
  lovable, Please accept my apology if I gave the impression your previous reply had angered me; not ...
The EU needs to outlaw American aggression ... 1 2 3 China & World 20 8257 pjtran 2007-3-10 04:51:49
  d, The charge that Europe is in danger of being swampled by Muslims or their culture is also sympt ...
The EU needs to outlaw American aggression ... 1 2 3 China & World 20 8257 pjtran 2007-3-10 04:51:49
  d, Thankyou for your contribution; which has emphatically made my point about the malevolent world- ...
The EU needs to outlaw American aggression ... 1 2 3 China & World 20 8257 pjtran 2007-3-10 04:51:49
  diabaloist, Few Europeans would demur on the subject of America's contribution to the liberation o ...
I would like to thank Tony Blair and George W. Bush Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 China & World 33 10506 changabula 2007-3-1 06:27:15
  middlekingdo, Yes, the GDP of the EU is greater than that of America. Americans still enjoy a highe ...
Beijing 2008 Olympics and the Anglo-American Agenda Sports & Fans 1 3638 johnners 2007-2-20 19:38:32
  setyap, You mention a conspiracy about an incident in 1989. As I don't know much about China, coul ...
Chinese cuisine is excellent, but... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 Everyday life 60 36001 snappysammy 2008-11-18 09:45:08
  Thanks for the continuing comments. I'd further the discussion with the following points: 1. I ful ...
USA..The best country on Earth? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 13 China & World 85 24629 tomek_pl 2007-8-11 23:13:48
  It is both amusing and depressing in equal measure to read the myopic nationalism and juvenile atav ...
Chinese cuisine is excellent, but... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 Everyday life 60 36001 snappysammy 2008-11-18 09:45:08
  Thankyou all for your comments. I think I should clarify my position to avoid confusion. The purpo ...
I would like to thank Tony Blair and George W. Bush Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 China & World 33 10506 changabula 2007-3-1 06:27:15
  mikeghet dear chap, I've just stumbled on this thread. Let me remind you that you kickstarted this ...
Chinese cuisine is excellent, but... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 Everyday life 60 36001 snappysammy 2008-11-18 09:45:08
  lovable and renegadedog9; thankyou for your comments. I do appreciate that baijiu is offered with f ...
SHUT STARBUCKS in the FORBIDDEN PALACE... Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 22 China Watch 148 27610 broken_heart 2007-7-20 06:36:46
  Seneca is right when he says this tirade against Starbucks is probably less than spontaneous. Indee ...
SHUT STARBUCKS in the FORBIDDEN PALACE... Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 22 China Watch 148 27610 broken_heart 2007-7-20 06:36:46
  I'm no fan of Starbucks; moderate coffee and overly-sweet snacks at unjustifiable prices. However ...
"U.S. Urged to Honor One-China Policy" Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 27 China Watch 186 62943 mengzhi 2007-3-5 04:01:24
  The right of all peoples under the UN Constitution is that of self-determination. The people of Tai ...
How to sink the marauding aircraft carrier battle groups? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 19 World Affairs 126 26948 tradervic 2007-5-19 21:11:37
  I don't think China should worry about the US carriers. As long as rampant nationalism in China doe ...
When is an American not an American? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 China & World 44 14036 eightyeight 2007-4-16 16:01:43
  When I hear half-decent English spoken by someone who later claims to be an American, I am inclined ...
Japan overtaken, U.S.A. next – Chinese growth! ... 1 2 3 Chinese Economy 17 13852 chinadaily 2007-7-26 15:10:21
  One of the flaws of this debate is that it still seeks to measure economic strength in terms of cou ...
No remembrance too endearing -- Mao's 30th anniversary Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 39 Talk to China Daily 272 168955 wchao37 2019-5-12 07:40:24
  Yes, the photos posted by wchao37 are intriguing. I thank him for that. But, as my feathered (but n ...
No remembrance too endearing -- Mao's 30th anniversary Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 39 Talk to China Daily 272 168955 wchao37 2019-5-12 07:40:24
  wchao37, The stats below are taken from "Sources and Detailed Deaths for the Twentieth Century Hem ...
No remembrance too endearing -- Mao's 30th anniversary Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 39 Talk to China Daily 272 168955 wchao37 2019-5-12 07:40:24
  wowzers, You are welcome to copies of the books. Both are written by Chinese. Jung Chang grew up in ...
The EU Arms Embargo ... 1 2 3 China & World 20 12521 mencius 2007-1-28 22:34:08
  wowsers, My government does not "tell me what to think". In a democracy, the people are free to acc ...
No remembrance too endearing -- Mao's 30th anniversary Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 39 Talk to China Daily 272 168955 wchao37 2019-5-12 07:40:24
  ...but better sources of information about Mao's life come from books by Jung Chang and Zhisui Li. ...
The EU Arms Embargo ... 1 2 3 China & World 20 12521 mencius 2007-1-28 22:34:08
  By denying that there was a serious incident in the centre of Beijing, in the June of 1989, is an in ...
No remembrance too endearing -- Mao's 30th anniversary Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 39 Talk to China Daily 272 168955 wchao37 2019-5-12 07:40:24
  wchao, Your denial of the famine that followed the disastrous outcome of the GLF is an insult to t ...
No remembrance too endearing -- Mao's 30th anniversary Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 39 Talk to China Daily 272 168955 wchao37 2019-5-12 07:40:24
  wchao, I, too, join in the condemnation of Bush, Blair, Cheney et al. Their illegal invasion o ...
No remembrance too endearing -- Mao's 30th anniversary Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 39 Talk to China Daily 272 168955 wchao37 2019-5-12 07:40:24
  wchao, I agree with you. That China was as dirt-poor in 1976 as it was in 1949 was in no way the ...
No remembrance too endearing -- Mao's 30th anniversary Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 39 Talk to China Daily 272 168955 wchao37 2019-5-12 07:40:24
  wchao, I take my hat off to your account of Mao Zedong. Many Chinese would be tempted to overstate ...
Women will own the world in the future! ... 1 2 3 4 World Affairs 24 10962 ruby00012799 2007-6-13 21:41:05
  tenggonglan makes an excellent point. In social and cultural terms the world is becoming more ...
Urgent advice for Chinese men... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Free Talk 38 10687 johnners 2006-8-24 22:40:22
  Are Chinese men passionate ? Having spoken with scores of males, and more importantly, females, ac ...
Urgent advice for Chinese men... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Free Talk 38 10687 johnners 2006-8-24 22:40:22
  guan kim, You mentioned that Chinese girls "have to take it lying down". But, in China, "it" is no ...
Urgent advice for Chinese men... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Free Talk 38 10687 johnners 2006-8-24 22:40:22
  Steady chaps, steady... let's try and keep two hands on the keyboard. Dear me, some things are sooo ...
Urgent advice for Chinese men... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Free Talk 38 10687 johnners 2006-8-24 22:40:22
  demon, Love is an emotion, not an abstract academic topic; just follow your heart and be true to yo ...
Urgent advice for Chinese men... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Free Talk 38 10687 johnners 2006-8-24 22:40:22
  Chinese manhood is getting the proverbial kicking in this thread...oh dear. I should qualify my hal ...
Why foreigners can't cope with Chinese girls ... 1 2 3 4 5 Friendship, Love, Relationships 32 5603 pizzafille 2006-8-22 00:55:09
  panda, I witnessed exactly what you describe outside Shenyang train station, last week. The h ...
Urgent advice for Chinese men... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Free Talk 38 10687 johnners 2006-8-24 22:40:22
  :) As has been stated by aquitaine, I have raised the issue of Chinese men's behaviour as this is, ...
Urgent advice for Chinese men... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Free Talk 38 10687 johnners 2006-8-24 22:40:22
  northwest, Thankyou for your response. However, you draw some baseless inferences from my posts by ...
Urgent advice for Chinese men... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Free Talk 38 10687 johnners 2006-8-24 22:40:22
  Well said, sinfulangel. Even in upmarket restaurants, in the evenings, I have seen many (presu ...
English name ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 8 3194 yihuaizhao 2006-8-19 09:22:24
  beachcoach, I assume that you refer to my remarks when you opine that personal attacks are inap ...
Urgent advice for Chinese men... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Free Talk 38 10687 johnners 2006-8-24 22:40:22
  :) Your contribution has kindly reminded me of something I left out of my original post; i.e.: "Ch ...
looking for English friends ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 5988 zrj423 2006-8-24 12:00:27
  Hello everyone. I am based in the UK, but visit China regularly, where I often run English courses. ...
English name ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 8 3194 yihuaizhao 2006-8-19 09:22:24
  eshuangli, Ignore beachcoach's curmudgeonly advice and call yourself "Alfie", if you want. I, for ...
What will you do if you were on the bus too? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 30 8973 freakyqi 2006-8-19 10:25:36
  On an interpersonal level, Chinese people are largely warm and friendly. However, in terms of behav ...
Have you proven God does not exist? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 27 Friendship, Love, Relationships 186 18560 otis22 2006-7-7 19:37:47
  canadian45, O ye of little faith! Thou shalt be smited.
Protests against President Chen ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 China Watch 37 12536 mencius 2006-6-22 22:46:17
  Pretty stale stuff, chaps, reduced to bashing personalities. Let me pose a question of principal th ...
Protests against President Chen ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 China Watch 37 12536 mencius 2006-6-22 22:46:17
  I really started this thread as a cage-rattler for those that are employed to "police" forums such a ...
Protests against President Chen ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 China Watch 37 12536 mencius 2006-6-22 22:46:17
  emu, my feathered-friend, You're not suggesting that all is not "above board" among the plutocrats ...
Protests against President Chen ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 China Watch 37 12536 mencius 2006-6-22 22:46:17
  I think most people realise the obvious game being played here. I agree that it is a dangerous, do ...
Have you proven God does not exist? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 27 Friendship, Love, Relationships 186 18560 otis22 2006-7-7 19:37:47
  nodrog, You make the key point in this nonsensical "debate". There has never been a verifiable shr ...
Is chinese language attractive? ... 1 2 3 4 5 Travel 31 18461 zhanghongxu 2006-8-13 23:47:26
  All language can be beautiful I think all languages can be spoken with eloquence or crudity, it is ...
Have you proven God does not exist? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 27 Friendship, Love, Relationships 186 18560 otis22 2006-7-7 19:37:47
  Praise the Lord! Having read the cast-iron logic running through this thread like a celestial t ...
Should Scotland become an independent country? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 World Affairs 57 8771 firstcause 2012-2-2 09:13:17
  chinese-yang's contribution reminded me of a verbal missive I once received outside a pub, at closi ...
Have you proven God does not exist? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 27 Friendship, Love, Relationships 186 18560 otis22 2006-7-7 19:37:47
  When I first chanced upon this thread, I thought it might be a leg-pull. I mean, prove that som ...
Should Scotland become an independent country? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 World Affairs 57 8771 firstcause 2012-2-2 09:13:17
  As has been stated already, it would be for the Scottish people to decide on a split. The Scottish p ...
The al-Haditha Massacre ... 1 2 3 World Affairs 14 3938 firstcause 2010-3-27 08:07:25
  The only reason there is a dilemma about when the foreign troops will leave the chaotic mess that i ...
The al-Haditha Massacre ... 1 2 3 World Affairs 14 3938 firstcause 2010-3-27 08:07:25
  The murderous activities of the US marines in Iraq is certainly not an isolated event. On the very ...
The end of American economic domination... ... 1 2 3 China & World 14 7770 eightyeight 2006-6-25 20:21:41
  So, America dominates world financial markets ? So why is the dollar worth a lot less than the EUR ...
Why Iran Has Every Right to Defend Itself ... 1 2 3 World Affairs 16 7495 johnners 2006-5-22 22:55:49
  The late, lamented scholar Edward Said would have had a field day with this latest attempt by Washin ...
Why Iran Has Every Right to Defend Itself ... 1 2 3 World Affairs 16 7495 johnners 2006-5-22 22:55:49
  mencius, I do regret that nuclear weapons exist at all. But they do. And given that more countri ...
Why Iran Has Every Right to Defend Itself ... 1 2 3 World Affairs 16 7495 johnners 2006-5-22 22:55:49
  I don't quite follow your garbled logic, so I'll restate my central point. A nuclear attack by Iran ...
Why Iran Has Every Right to Defend Itself ... 1 2 3 World Affairs 16 7495 johnners 2006-5-22 22:55:49
  mike, Could you provide a scintilla of rational analysis as to why Iran would attack the US and th ...
Why Iran Has Every Right to Defend Itself ... 1 2 3 World Affairs 16 7495 johnners 2006-5-22 22:55:49
  ...I always wondered what became of Lord Lucan...
Why Iran Has Every Right to Defend Itself ... 1 2 3 World Affairs 16 7495 johnners 2006-5-22 22:55:49
  flotsam, Your suggestion in response to the indiscriminate killing of innocent Iraqi civilians is ...
Why Iran Has Every Right to Defend Itself ... 1 2 3 World Affairs 16 7495 johnners 2006-5-22 22:55:49
  mike, London has often suffered attacks in the past from, among others, the Nazis and the US-funde ...
who is u favorit football player(english soccer)? Digest 1 Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 11 Sports & Fans 71 46544 mattryan13 2006-12-14 11:59:17
  1. Whichever Arsenal player scores the winning goal against Barcelona in the Champions League Final ...
football and i ... 1 2 3 4 Sports & Fans 22 13119 clarksnz33 2007-2-21 22:51:36
  I was lucky enough to attend England's games at Italia '90. Things hotted up in the quarter finals ...
Calling English Speakers in Dalian ... 1 2 3 Everyday life 20 9408 otily5 2006-5-16 13:30:14
  divina, Can I suggest the disco's in the basements of the large downtown hotels, such as the Shang ...
When will China's economy be the No.1 in the world? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 30 Chinese Economy 205 95914 greendragon 2007-8-6 12:26:50
  Can I correct the above statement... In 1982, a UK task force evicted occupying Argentine military ...
Chinese workers indolent time-wasters ... 'research' Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Chinese Economy 50 26012 jay_dee 2012-7-1 16:11:38
  I am not surprised that many Chinese office workers, in common with their colleagues around the glo ...
Do Political parties really help or hurt? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 China & World 38 31171 raymondusa 2008-4-2 14:27:23
  An interesting thread. I'd contribute the following observations by two people far wiser than I: " ...
When will China's economy be the No.1 in the world? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 30 Chinese Economy 205 95914 greendragon 2007-8-6 12:26:50
  Even if China's GDP currently exceeded that of Japan and the US, it would still be in 2nd place. Th ...
Calling English Speakers in Dalian ... 1 2 3 Everyday life 20 9408 otily5 2006-5-16 13:30:14
  Thankyou for your query Robert. I said "possible" friendship as there is never a guarantee that tw ...
US forces heading for the Iraqi exit door Attachments ... 1 2 World Affairs 10 4626 mengzhi 2005-12-18 06:01:18
  For argument's sake, let's run with your assertion that all the "trouble" in Iraq is being caused by ...
Should the UN be dissolved? Attachments ... 1 2 World Affairs 8 4936 AssataShakur 2012-1-15 17:13:06
  The UN is not an abstract organisation; it's only authority and means of action is through the good ...
Standing up and being counted... ... 1 2 World Affairs 10 4977 johnners 2005-12-7 21:40:52
  iluv2fish, my dear aquatican, Still no sign of the wmd you promised us. I assume that those CIA "r ...
CONDALEEZA RICE IN DEFENCE OF TORTURE ! World Affairs 4 2972 flotsam 2005-12-14 08:14:47
  Is it not the case that the current US administration, and the Middle Kingdom, have many things in c ...
US forces heading for the Iraqi exit door Attachments ... 1 2 World Affairs 10 4626 mengzhi 2005-12-18 06:01:18
  yap, Your proposal that Saddam be re-instated to restore "sanity" is very interesting; it suggests ...
American Warriors find strength through battle. ... 1 2 World Affairs 13 4669 matt605 2005-12-3 07:06:03
  Raising the prospects of a draft is pure fantasy. In a democracy, a draft would only wqork in situat ...
Why American accents are dumb... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Travel 53 22663 thunderbird 2006-1-20 04:43:30
  Greetings! It's reassuring to know you're still around, with all your faculties - save for your cer ...
American Warriors find strength through battle. ... 1 2 World Affairs 13 4669 matt605 2005-12-3 07:06:03
  "The USA in Iraq is not fighting a war. It is mobilizing itself for an expanded war of conquest in t ...
American Warriors find strength through battle. ... 1 2 World Affairs 13 4669 matt605 2005-12-3 07:06:03
  matt, Your lengthy post makes about as much sense as a Dubya sentence. Perhaps you could desist ...
Education Reform Badly Needed ... 1 2 Travel 11 5991 johnners 2005-11-25 00:34:42
  amers4china, You hit the nail squarely on the head: Chinese students would have little expectation ...
USA Death Toll in Iraq tops 2,000. We're just getting started. ... 1 2 World Affairs 7 3956 johnners 2005-11-24 00:13:39
  A US President and his inner cadre manufacture an illegal invasion of Iraq. They make breathtaking p ...
Education Reform Badly Needed ... 1 2 Travel 11 5991 johnners 2005-11-25 00:34:42
  4clover, I'm flattered by all the attention you shower on my good person - thyankyou! If I did not ...
Standing up and being counted... ... 1 2 World Affairs 10 4977 johnners 2005-12-7 21:40:52
  iluv2fish, Still no sign of the wmd, in Syria or elsewhere. Maybe Dubya expected to find them in t ...
Why American accents are dumb... ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Travel 53 22663 thunderbird 2006-1-20 04:43:30
  Could I please make some points which are free of bombast and dogma ? Thankyou. If the British were ...
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