China

Our Wedding Pledge

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/10/2021 - 04:18
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Eight years ago we were married on City Island - A Slice of New York City Paradise. A year earlier I asked Yirong to marry me at the local NYC beach during the annual July Fourth Fireworks celebrations and extravaganza.

Todays’ Great Eight Eight
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ub Sun, 08/08/2021 - 17:34

Eight is a magical number and is considered the luckiest of numbers in China.  The Chinese believe the more 8's the better.

The number 8 itself is a spiritual number right between 7 and 9. In fact, you can think of angel number 8 as being a critical step between these two most spiritual numbers. The number 8 is itself balanced, which means that it is the number of balancing both the material and spiritual aspects of our experience.

The Graveyard of Empires

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/06/2021 - 08:13
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The Russians were coming, came and left. Afterwards the American military gave it a long costly attempt, and now reportedly, China?

Nearly 20 years later and a countless loss of life with an alarming cost of trillions since US troops invaded Afghanistan to oust the Taliban and attack al-Qaida, Americans are advancing a final withdrawal.

CPC Centenary
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ub Thu, 07/01/2021 - 12:57

The Communists are celebrating their centenary. This is the centenary year of the birth of the Chinese Communist Party.

July first is the Chinese Communist Party day to celebrate its centenary. For all those nations in the North, South, East, or West which may be expecting a retirement or its eventual demise, they’re advised not to bet on it. The Chinese Communist Party is here to stay.

Tank Man Scam
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ub Sat, 06/05/2021 - 07:45

Oops. Microsoft's Bing blocked—accidentally, it says—content in the U.S. deemed politically sensitive to Beijing on the June 4 anniversary of Tiananmen Square.

In particular, USA image searches for the “Tank Man” turned up nothing. Tank Man also known as the Unknown Protester and Unknown Rebel is the nickname of an unidentified Chinese man who stood in front of a column of tanks leaving Tiananmen Square on June 5, 1989, the day after the military had suppressed the Tiananmen Square protests.

Bullish on China?
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ub Sat, 04/17/2021 - 21:05

Did you know that Chinese companies are required to share information and data with the Chinese government upon request?