Tag Archives: Links

A new blogroll: With focus—without the fat

It’s been years since I completely reviewed the blogroll on Transpacifica. Today, I decided to cut it in size and cut out the fat. Before, I had almost fifty links, all of which were at one time important. But many … Continue reading

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China News Update, July 5, 2012 – U.S.–China ties, South China Sea

Today’s news opens with a speech July 5 in Hong Kong by Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai, a key figure in Chinese relations with the United States. The speech calls for “building a new type of relationship between major … Continue reading

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China News Update for July 1, 2012 – U.S.–China relations and South China Sea update

The first set of links are on things other than the South China Sea. The second set are devoted to that ongoing issue. See also my new post on the Global Times referring to the South China Sea as one … Continue reading

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Daily Update, June 29, 2012: Rich leading families, NYT China, South China Sea

Today’s links begin with an exhausting-sounding investigation from a team of Bloomberg reporters into relatives of Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, who is expected to become the country’s top leader this fall. Sometimes through assumed names, holding companies, and other … Continue reading

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Daily Update, June 26, 2012

How to Defuse South China Sea Conflicts –Taylor Fravel in WSJ To neutralize such standoffs, the focus should first be on reducing proximate causes. For example, even though it would not address the underlying dispute, a joint or multilateral fishing … Continue reading

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U.S.–China update: Weekend of June 23–24, 2012

‘Red nobility’ Yu Zhengsheng navigates China’s factional politics|Politics|Peopl… As one of the princelings of China — the scions of CCP elites — Yu Zhengsheng maintains a good relationship with two competing party factions: the one that surrounds former president Jiang … Continue reading

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Daily Update, June 22, 2012

FDI: U.S. Luxury Real Estate Courts the Chinese Buyer – WSJ.com Finance: China Said to Propose Limits on Local Government Loans – Bloomberg — China’s banking regulator proposed keeping a cap on local government loans to curtail defaults while encouraging funding for … Continue reading

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Daily Update, June 21, 2012

This is an experiment. In my new position, I need to keep close track of news developments. Perhaps a good way to do this is to build a daily briefing, in the tradition of Bill Bishop’s update at Sinocism or … Continue reading

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Environment Wednesdays?

At Infopolitics, I just posted the first of what may be many lists of recent links. I may do the same here, but I’ve tired of the Del.icio.us format. Maybe each day of the week will get a theme, too. … Continue reading

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links for 2009-01-28

The Other Ellis Island (Time Magazine) "From 1910 to 1940, a million immigrants seeking a better life in the U.S., most of them Chinese, were processed on Angel Island, a tiny dot of land in the San Francisco Bay, roughly … Continue reading

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