Qingdao is fine, but it still isn’t developed enough – the salaries aren’t high enough…I like it more than Beijing, but it’s not as good as Shanghai. Or America, which is clean and rich. Development isn’t a bad thing, but … Continue reading
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Qingdao is a beautiful place, but the people aren’t beautiful…since the reform and opening, people have become more distant from each other emotionally; the space between them has gotten wider. In the past, you could walk up the hills in … Continue reading
In the US, the Constitution came first, and then the government. In China, the government came first, and then the Constitution. And the parent controls the child.
I like America – Obama is very good, very smart – only 48! I hope he goes on for one more [term]. America is very good…China is not good…you havent stayed in china long, haven’t seen everything. I have been … Continue reading
You’re from America? Awesome! America is the most powerful country in the world – yesterday you were in Afghanistan, today you’re in Iraq, who knows where you’ll be tomorrow?
Last week, the New York Times ran two articles profiling Chinese skyscrapers. Building projects in China attract a lot of media attention, in part because they stand as newsy symbols of China’s modernization – with all the related pitfalls. And while … Continue reading
Sometimes I think it is easier to be a woman lawyer in China, because people expect so little of you that they lower their defenses and are very friendly