China’s high-speed trains

China has, at 8,358 kilometres, the longest high-speed rail network in the world. In December 2010, the Guangzhou-Zhuhai express rail commenced trail operation, with the travel time between the two cities reduced to 30 minutes. And the high-profile Shanghai-Beijing express rail is scheduled for operation in June. Yet, ordinary Chinese people will have to face… Continue reading China’s high-speed trains

Confucius Peace Prize?

To smear and sabotage Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Peace Prize, China has gone to the unthinkable extent. It threatens the Chinese living in Norway to stage protest against the award; and it creates a farce by staging an award called Confucius Peace Prize given to a six-year-old girl. According to the South China Morning Post, the… Continue reading Confucius Peace Prize?

Liu Xiaobo

It was just announced that Liu Xiaobo has received the Nobel Peace Prize 2010. Great news indeed – the world has not bowed to China and lived up to the common values of human mankind. Liu’s reaction to it? “I dedicate the prize to those having died in the June 4 event.” And then he… Continue reading Liu Xiaobo