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Archive for April 11th, 2010

China gearing up to Compete in 3-D Movies

Posted by w_thames_the_d on April 11, 2010


China, lacking indigenous innovation is now following the USA once again, this time in terms of 3-D movies. They have issued the marching orders to begin to make movies in 3D to equal the fame of with that of Avatar and Alice in Wonderland.

But you have to remember, this is China, their movies in the mainland suck , and suck badly. Too much party obfuscation, too much face saving, too much of China not wanting to look like rubes. If they do make 3D movies, and they will, some of the titles of upcoming movies will probably run something like this:

-China the great

-China the powerful

-China the great and powerful

-No Problems in China, America is bad

-A brief History of Japanese opression

-A brief Hisotry of American oppression

-Strong Chinese Men and Women

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Climbing the Ladder Chinese Style- Forgery and Corrpution

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Chinese official forged all of her credentials and even ID, was promoted within the communist party.  Climbing the ladder Chinese style.

“SHIJIAZHUANG, April 11 (Xinhua) — Two high-ranking officials of Shijiazhuang city, capital of north China’s Hebei Province, had been given administrative penalties over involvement with a woman politician who forged identity documents to gain rapid promotions.

Zhang Zhenjiang, then deputy Party head of Shijiazhuang City and Li Jianhua, head of Shijiazhuang’s publicity department were given administrative warnings, according to a statement from Hebei’s discipline inspection commission Sunday.

On March 12, Wang Yali, a member of the Shijiazhuang municipal committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, was arrested for forging documents to obtain government jobs and claim inheritance that did not belong to her.

Wang allegedly faked all her personal information, including name, age, education and work experience, except her gender.

Internet postings ridiculed Wang’s resume, which showed that she was a pharmacist in an army hospital at the age of 12. Despite the obviously problematic forgery, Wang had been rapidly promoted from 1998 to 2007.

Editor: Mu Xuequan

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Chinese at Wal-Mart

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Chinese Sayings

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The crafty rabbit has three different entrances to its lair.

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Chinese Equality

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Went to the gym again, all the Chinese food is catching up with me, it is true, it is impossible to get a bad meal in this place. Anyway, I went to the gym, and I think the Chinese have achieved parity. Yesterday, I saw a couple of 25 year old guys benching about 50lbs no lie. It always seemed to me that the Chinese were slight of build, and didtn appear to be that strong, but 50lbs? I come from the Midwest where the people are strong, very strong, its that northern European stock in them, so to watch grown men fighting with such a small weight is amusing. The funny thing is that the women don’t do to badly, they can trow up a decent amount of weight, especially comparing to the men here.

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China Drought, They are Killing the Northern Area Too!

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China’s ecology is on a collison course with disaster.

More than 272,800 cattle also lack drinking water, an official with the municipal water conservancy bureau told Xinhua Saturday.”More than 250,000 people are short of drinking water in the sparsely populated Chifeng City of north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The nine major reservoirs in the city of 90,000 square kiloters in territory just hold 91.75 million cubic meters of water, down 73.7 percent from the same time last year. Adding to the woe, 62 percent of the city’s mid- and small-sized reservoirs have dried up, the official said. Major rivers also see a decrease of 77.4 percent in water volume.

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Red Brigade

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Chinese Sayings

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If you have money you can make the ghosts and devils turn your grind stone.

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Chinese Sayings

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Good luck seldom comes in pairs but bad things never walk alone.

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Chinese Photo

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