Month: December 2007

  • links for 2007-12-28

    Japanese Dictionaries on Leopard (Muninn) The new Apple OS has Japanese dictionaries built in. (tags: japanese language technology apple leopard dictionary) NIPPON FALCONS LEAGUE Our blog’s intention is to request the US government to grant us a chance to defend our mother country Japan at the American court of law regarding the resolution “Comfort Women” passed July […]

  • Bush and Chávez on Equal Ground in China

    Chinochano notes [es] that most visits by foreign heads of state to China result in the same press release, names changed. In Spanish from the blog, here are the two hypothetical* examples. George W. Bush Hugo Chávez Pekín, 2 nov 2007 — El presidente de China, Hu Jintao, sostuvo conversaciones hoy aquí con su homólogo […]

  • Librairie Avant-Garde – Brilliant Nanjing Bookstore

    Today, just as my wandering was turning into a walk home, I passed the Librairie Avant-Garde in Nanjing, a bookstore in an apparently never-used parking garage. Needless to say, I was not able to resist. Though its selection of foreign-language books is apparently zero, the range of subjects and the atmosphere of the store and […]

  • Hitting the Road: Nanjing, Shanghai, and ???

    I’m going to be bouncing around China a bit after more than four months in Beijing. I am flying tomorrow (Tuesday) from Beijing to Nanjing, where I will be doing some reporting and research. I’ll be heading to Shanghai around Friday for a week or so, and may keep moving to some other destinations as […]

  • links for 2007-12-06

    Why China cracked down on my nonprofit (Christian Science Monitor) (tags: China ngo censorship) China expresses “grave concern” that USS Kitty Hawk passed Taiwan on way back to Japan (AP) (tags: china-us military taiwan navy) France and the ecological new deal (China Dialogue) France’s president has urged China to commit to sustainable development. Dongying Wang […]