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Tiananmen, Official Version – From Mylaowai.com

Posted by w_thames_the_d on June 4, 2012

http://www.mylaowai.com brings the funny with this, its a classic.

Actually he’s, imho, the funniest blogger on the planet. Check out his site. He’s not blogging as much  anymore but has tons of older stuff to read. Take a few hours and give him a look.


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Chinese Luxury Living

Posted by w_thames_the_d on June 4, 2012

Chinese Luxury Living

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China Builds Homes Over Toxic Dumps

Posted by w_thames_the_d on June 4, 2012

Why should this come as a surprise to no one? In an attempt at population control and allowing the chicoms to get more illicit cash so they can send their kids and skanky tallow faced wives overseas, they are building new homes on toxic dumps. This is luxury living in China.
“Numerous plots of toxic land in China have been used in the construction of office or residential buildings, without undergoing proper treatment beforehand.
The toxic land used to be sites for the production, storage, or pileup of toxic materials. Previously, they might have been sites for chemical plants, such as pesticide or herbicide plants.
In many cases, these toxic plots of land have been constructed into buildings, without the knowledge of local governments or their occupants. It often takes many years for the adverse effects of the toxic land on human health to become apparent.”

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23 Years Ago in China

Posted by w_thames_the_d on June 4, 2012

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Piss Poor Patents in China- Chinese Patents a Joke

Posted by w_thames_the_d on June 4, 2012

The monster of the midwest, Brewskie is keeping uncle chicom in check, read this

“Your recent spate on quality failures in China should do well to explain its patent system: So easy a carny can do it!

Their standing as the world’s #1 patent filer is as legitimate as Monopoly money; our top secret mole, WC, acts as Zeus would, and jolts an A-bomb of a thunder bolt into China’s weak paper mache facade:


“As a patent holder in China, I am skeptical about the quality of Chinese patents.

It’s as if anyone can get one. Allow me to explain.

A few years ago, an ex-classmate of mine approached me with a great idea.

“Lets start a business in China,” he enthused. Thinking it to be a once in a life time opportunity, I agreed, and several months later we were in business.

One of the most enlightening things we did, however, was to apply for a patent. Although the process of writing our patent proposal was a grueling two hour affair, I truly doubt the specifications behind it would pass international scrutiny.

However, in China it was never a problem. After mobilizing a good friend of mine, who happens to be an attorney, our new found startup was the proud owner of a shiny new Chinese patent.

While I found the entire process to be less than exceptional, it also left me a little cynical (70).

“Just fill out the form and I will make sure you get your patent,” we were told. Within days we had protected our idea via a patent (71), one of the joys of doing business in China.

To me, the ease with which we were granted our patent was beyond belief, an idea shared by others as well (72). Although the process to file was as rigorous as a rousing game of Scrabble, it seemed far too easy. I guess it is no wonder that China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) received 1.2 million patent applications in 2010, many of which were Chinese “trash” (73) or “utility patents”, like the one I had obtained


A Chinese utility patent protects, “any ‘new’ technical solution relating to the shape, the structure, or their combination, of a product which is fit for practical use (80).” In China these patents do not undergo a strict amount of scrutiny (81) and as long as the paperwork is filled out correctly, a patent will be awarded (82) – or so it is claimed.

What is more troublesome is that according to an expert at China’s patent authority, patents in China do not need to prove that their intangible assets are new, a marked difference between China and the rest of the world (83).

In addition, China operates under a ‘first-to-file’ system. This means that the first person to file the patent will be granted the technology even if they are not the inventor of the technology.

“First to file” means that if a Chinese person, or anyone else comes across some fine technology that has not been patented in China, then they have the right to “claim” this technology and patent it (84), a thing that a colleague of mine did to the tune of a couple million dollars (85) – but more on that later.

When one thinks of the magnitude of Chinese IPR theft, the enormity of this ‘first to file’ system becomes apocalyptic.


According to Cheng Yongshun, the director of the Beijing Intellectual Property Institute, most countries consider innovation patents to be ‘real patents’ (87).

Yet in in 2009, Chinese applicants for these specific patents were less than 20% of the total (88).”

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China Sues Over Video Game Depicting Chinese as Weak and Cowardly

Posted by w_thames_the_d on June 4, 2012

The King rocks and found this, but I have to put in my two cents but first The KinG


Chinese lawyers are mad about a game that TELLS the truth about the big Stinky. I as a Stinky shoer (Shanghai) for 2 years can clearly testify in the name of Jesus himself that Shanghai the CENTER of the Chinaverse, of all that is stinky. the middle of the middle kingdom…. is 100% portrayed accuratly in Lynch and Kane 2. And I will for one be buying this game!

Chinese lawyers decide to sue Japanese game maker Danish game maker for this portrayal of two Laowais shooting up CRIMINAL street shitters. They wiggle their ears like Big Ear Tutu, shit on the sidewalk, and chant Jay You Jay Jay You Jay You (add fuel).

Fuck you China. Stop being so stinky. ”

Now for me, wt, the Chinese lawyer, which in rank is equal to a toilet sweeper in the USA, but the USA worker is better educated. Any way, the “lawyer” is suing because the game depicts shanghai as a slum and Chinese as cowards, which to me means it’s realistic, but the lawyer says it offends China and Has violated the people’s rights. Wtf?

Rights in china? Chinese people have no rights.
They can’t vote
Can’t have two kids
Can’t search June 4 1989, the day were thousands we’re killed
Can’t vote
Can’t buy foreign stock
Can’t travel
Can’t tweet
Can’t YouTube
Can’t protest in tianenman
Can’t say Hu jintao is a crook
Can’t buy a car without a permit
Can’t own land
Can’t complain when the commies take your land
Can’t sue the commies

Why doesn’t the freaking lawyer talk to a Tibetan and see what rights they have? Perhaps he could tie up their cause.

Double fk u china

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Anniversary in China Today?

Posted by w_thames_the_d on June 4, 2012

Today is the anniversary of what major event that most young Chinese have never heard of……

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An Idiot Abroad- No Doors on Toilets, China Video

Posted by w_thames_the_d on June 4, 2012

This guy nails china

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