China and Osama’s Death

bin Laden on front page of Chinese newspaper, taken from AP

On 9/11, I encountered resentment towards the US from some of my Mexican peers at the international high school in Mexico City. They whispered comments behind my teachers’ backs in true pre-pubescent form to which I retorted equally rehearsed jibes. Although I can’t say what Chinese high schoolers thought of the attacks at the time, … Continue reading

China Reacts to Japan Disaster

Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami has generated an incredible outpouring of relief support and donations from the international community, including China. The Chinese government has offered their sympathy and sent relief materials and a rescue team to help ease the disaster’s impact, a neighborly gesture that has not gone unnoticed in foreign media. It appears, … Continue reading