Archive for January, 2012

Jan 31 2012

Richard Nixon .. Assignment: China

Published by under Celestial Empire

Great stuff .. University of Southern California The Richard Nixon Foundation: The Week that Changed the World, Part I on Youtube The old aids talking: Dwight Chapin, Deputy Assistant to the President Jack Brennan, Military Aide to the President Larry Higby, Assistant White House Chief-of-Staff China Institute’s new documentary project was premiered at the Chinese […]

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Jan 31 2012

市场与调控 – 李鹏经济日记

Li Peng‘s diary of economy (?) 1983—1986年 调查研究熟悉工作, 重点工程取得成果 1987—1990年 治理整顿深化改革, 稳定政策经济好转 1995—1998年 对外全面开放格局形成, 抵御金融危机战胜洪水 1999—2003年 人大依法监督经济工作, 确定建设小康社会目标 1991—1994年 基本完成治理整顿, 控制基建抑制通胀 策划:《李鹏经济日记》真实记录经济发展 《李鹏经济日记》珍贵照片集萃

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Jan 31 2012

Freedom speaks ..

Freedom .. Uncle Jimmy said Beida 北大 and Qinghua 清华 (Beijing and Qinghua universities) worked very hard to boost their standing into the top 20 schools in the world, they even invited/employed the former Columbia University president (?) to study/solve the problem. His parting word was: open the door. True freedom breeds innovation. Many might […]

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Jan 30 2012

It’s very different nowadays 今非昔比

Michael Chinoy’s documentary on China the week that changed the world screened at China Center this evening at 7 World Trade Center @ 250 Greenwich Street more pix on FB It’s a wonderful documentary, also brought back many memories from that by-gone era. Did I mention that Dr. Henry Kissinger was the very first rock […]

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Jan 28 2012

Book donation

Jiujiu had told me this story many times about CC Chow and her husband book donation to Beijing Library. The couple weren’t wealthy at all, not even well to do but they decided to donate books regularly to Beijing Library.  I’ve written about this in my book.  Many books, as it turned out to be very valuable to China. […]

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Jan 24 2012

How the U.S. Lost Out on iPhone Work

As I’m reading this, I can’t help but think about the unions in the USA – it’s time to go; the world is really flat now. I still vividly remember my first moments in New York: my baffling affection for it (as if I knew it for a long time) and rolling my eyes over […]

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Jan 23 2012

Man’s marimba iPhone ring stops Mahler symphony dead

Published by under Current Affairs

Such bad manner !! By Kari Huus, msnbc.com Concertgoers at the New York Philharmonic Tuesday night did not have to be musicologists to work out that the marimba was not part of the famous work. Conductor Alan Gilbert halted the performance of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony when the offending iPhone ringtone sounded — and persisted. Just […]

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Jan 23 2012

Shopping in Flushing

Published by under View from Bottom

I went to swim in the morning, 9am on the dot. The pool wasn’t crowded at all. I had the lane to myself till the 18th lap. I was out of the building and into my car by 10am. No complain. Driving into heart of Flushing at that hour was already slow. I sat in […]

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Jan 23 2012

首届美东华语电影节暨原创短片大赛 Film Contest

首届美东华语电影节暨原创短片大赛 我的两个参赛作品在业余/纪录片是 参赛作品编号 021 李鸿章和我的家谱 [07:21] Youtube 可以快点 参赛作品编号 098 擋板 纽约巨人队 [04:16] Youtube 可以快点 我也竞争 最受欢迎的电影 选择类别,所以请 在这里投我一票 如果你喜欢 (参赛作品编号021 和 098; 请用 最新上传 比较容易找到我的作品) – 谢谢. 请和你的朋友分享. 土豆网: 李鸿章和我的家谱 和 擋板 纽约巨人队, 很慢 The First East Coast Chinese Original Short Film Festival Contest My two entries in the Amateur/Documentary are: Entry Number 021 The […]

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Jan 18 2012

Protected: NY

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Jan 13 2012

This is so cute

Published by under 中文

My primary/high school mate 郑宏伟 Zheng Hongwei sent me this link, pretty cute isn’t it? Wei was our class monitor banzhang 班长 too.

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Jan 10 2012

Ulysses S. Grant & Li Hung Chang

Published by under Genealogy Research

Ulysses S. Grant & Li Hung Chang [Hongzhang], Tientsin, China [1879] Attribution Unk [RESTORED] I found this pix in flickr, wondering how does the intellectual or copy right work here? I really enjoyed reading it, thanks to ralph repo. This image has no title, and was likely taken by an anonymous Chinese photographer (at Qing […]

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Jan 04 2012

The point of view

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During a dinner conversation, Pump and I both regretted that we didn’t have much local breakfasts this summer in Beijing. Xiaoyi and Xiaoyifu served cereal, granola, boiled eggs and [great tasting] yogurt daily while we wished for porridge and pancakes- they tried hard to make Pump feel at home. One of the things stroke Pump […]

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Jan 02 2012

Chou Suan Chih

Have I found another long lost cousin or mystery? A friend had information on this Mr. Chou who claimed himself to be one of the Zhous, who also a stamp collector. The last deal with him was around 2005/6, and unfortunately many items he sold were not too genuine. The forgeries are of very high […]

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