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Chinese Tourists, aka Global Menace Attack

Posted by w_thames_the_d on January 2, 2015


Chinese tourists are known for a couple of things. First off, they redefine the term ‘rube’ with those big billed hats, one-size-fits-all shirts and incessant yapping. Indian corn colored teeth coupled with breath that could atomize coal make them a fan favorite for no one.

Aside from their utter lack of concern for aesthetic appeal, they are also known to be rude. Toting along Chinese civility with them wherever they go, the Chinese eat, spit and shit wherever they please. Aside from this their manners are on display as those howler monkeys foray into civilized lands.

Here is an example of the latter…

Wantchinatimes.com
Two Chinese tourists argued and fought with a Thai traveler at Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport after the latter tried to stop them from cutting in line, reports our Chinese-language sister paper Want Daily.

The Thai passenger sought to stop the two Chinese women from cutting in line before the Lion Air check-in counter at the airport on Friday. The two women argued fiercely and the man found himself being chased around the airport as the two women waved their arms trying to hit him until airport staff intervened.

Staff took the women to the police station and arranged for them to take a flight back to China. Lion Air said the Thai man was scheduled to take a flight at 10pm on the day and the two women were scheduled for an 11pm departure.

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Corrupt Chinese Officials with Blood on Their Hands in New Zealand

Posted by w_thames_the_d on December 10, 2014


This is just biz as usual for dirty Chinese commies:
Corrupt Chinese officials who have fled to New Zealand could be making large political donations to avoid being repatriated, Labour says.

Beijing authorities want to extradite what Prime Minister John Key has described as a “reasonable number” of Chinese from New Zealand to face charges of financial corruption.

Key revealed that President Xi Jinping raised the issue when he visited New Zealand last month.

Labour leader Andrew Little said today that when he was party president he had been approached by Chinese donors he described as suspicious.

Little did not accept their money, but said it was possible the money had found its way into the coffers of other political parties.

“They’re known to make political contributions to parties, I know because they tell us that,” he said on Morning Report.

“I know the fact that donations have been made because, certainly in the Labour Party when I was president, we were approached being offered handsome donations.

“We turned them down, but they would have gone to other places. We weren’t sure what the origin of their wealth was, and we weren’t satisfied, we weren’t comfortable so we didn’t accept the donation.”

National Party president Peter Goodfellow said the party disclosed all its donations in accordance with the electoral requirements.

There were no “explicit” background checks but Goodfellow confirmed a “small number” of donations had been rejected by National for various reasons – though none were related to the Chinese corruption scandal.
Link
http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/63963090/corrupt-chinese-could-be-making-political-donations–labour

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Problems When Dealing With Chinese Suppliers

Posted by w_thames_the_d on November 15, 2014


If you are going to dance with the devil, you will get burnt. Read the following in order to minimize your ‘China stupidity’ exposure, or better yet, just go elsewhere with your production.

Excerpt

If you have experience in importing from Chinese suppliers, you know it’s very common that quotes are not handled with precision.
There are some basic yet deep-rooted reasons why suppliers in China quote incorrectly.
Precision: Suppliers in China do not quote with precision. The mindset is that the initial quote is not something that is going to make or break the project. The quote is viewed as sort of the starting point of discussion.
Details and specifications are not something firm that can readily be concreted and confirmed. Facts are “loose” and require back-and-forth.
Western buyer thinks: the quote needs to be as exact as possible so I can quote my buyer or rock n’ roll on these numbers so that we can close the job. Let’s get this right and get moving!
Chinese supplier thinks: here’s the quote and if it’s not exact or if you find any mistakes, holler back at me and we’ll get you fixed up.
From the suppliers’ mindset, nothing rides on that first quote. Whether or not you come back isn’t based on their quoting method.
The concept of going through an inquiry “with a fine-tooth comb” is not a common practice with suppliers in China.
The salesperson you work with from the supply company or factory doesn’t spend much time proofreading the quote or assuring they are quoting as per your specifications.
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Marketing Fail in China – De ‘Rong’ Company??

Posted by w_thames_the_d on November 2, 2014


Check out this picture and tell me what you think. I really don’t know where to start. Chinese ‘learn’ English for at least years but treat it like embryos and or religion, it massacres them.

What is this idiotic Chinese company trying to say and sell?

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Hacking Huawei Meet Xeroxing Xiaomi, Battle of Chinese Thieves

Posted by w_thames_the_d on October 28, 2014


Move over Hacking Huawei, there is a new thief in town! Say hello to my little Xiaomi.

For those of you who live in civilized countries with real humans, you probably never heard of Xiaomi. So here is a rundown:

From this site we see that Xiaomi is an Apple clone.

The creeper in charge of Xiaomi is named Lei Jun and he is a pathological Apple fan. A few years back he said he was waiting for Jobs to die so Xiaomi could take Apple’s place.

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In any event, Xiaomi has come out of nowhere to be a major cellphone company in China. Not surpringly, such firms usually have communist party backing and of course, Xiaomi’s boss is not only a communist but a member of its legislature as well.

One does not have to tax their mind to figure who Lei Jun is backing. But if you are too dumb to figure it out then let me help you. Take a look at the Xiaomi company mascot, a communist soldier-themed rabbit.

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If you look closely at the box the commie bunny is in front of you will see that he represents a pilot from 1921, the year the communist party was founded. Lei’s Red cred could hardly be less inconspicuous.

What has governments concerned is why Xiaomi is stealing customer data and shipping it off to Beijing even as we speak. This has been going on for months now and even in light of all the bad press, Xiaomi phines are still stealing.

Excerpt here

China has a company called Xiaomi which has lit up the cell phone industry. Its business model is to sell cheap smart phones with good specs to select groups at a time. Rather than selling vis traditional means, Xiaomi only sells online. Of course they cribbed this from Dell who had some it decades before, but Xiaomi adds a twist. In order to buy a phone one has to preregister. Yeah, you heard me right, and we are not talking iphones here. This Chinese startup has people convinced that their gear is so good that people in China prepaid just to be put on a waiting list to buy one. They now use this model, called ‘Hunger Marketing’ in southeast Asia as well.

The problem is that Xiaomi has only been selling internationally for less than one year and already Singapore, Taiwan, India, Hong Kong and Vietnam are upset about Xiaomi phones and data theft. F Secure proved that the Xiaomi ‘Red’Mi1S was copying the cyber sitters in Beijing on user data, notes, photos and more. Rather than cease and desist, Xiaomi sat on their hands,

This only served to anger those countries more and now Taiwan, Vietnam and India are considering bans of one kind or the other. The article below speaks to the threat that companies such as Xiaomi pose.

Excerpt from here

Informative eight minute video here. The two speakers discuss the dangers of The Indian Airforce using Xiaomi phones. Obviously It is not in India’s best interest to have data of their airforce personnel owned by Xiaomi, a Chinese firm. This danger is compounded by the fact that China has been increasingly pugnacious with all of its neighbors, including India. Aside from this, Lei Jun, Xiaomi’s founder, sits on the communist National People’s Congress. It takes little mental math to figure out where his loyalties lay.

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Deceit, Fraud and Theft- The China Business Guide

Posted by w_thames_the_d on October 26, 2014


Here is a funny quote from the China Daily, aka least reputable ‘news source’ on the planet. ‘”More and more companies are not necessarily worried about moving into China, but how to manage to work with the Chinese,” said Greg Marchi, chief representative of CKGSB-Americas.

“That’s the reason we named our program ‘Doing Business With A Changing China’.”

CKGSB is hosting the program jointly with Columbia Business School next month in New York.’

Ok so let me get this straight. Some US ‘experts’ aka sellouts are setting up a program to help Americans, aka suckers to do business in China, aka hell?

Wtf? Do you really need a training course for that? Save your self the tuition and listen up. In order to do business in China you must
1- leave your wife and morals home
2- have no conscience
3- bring unmarked bills to pay
The local police
Their bosses
The local communists
Their bosses
Crooked ‘inspectors’
Their bosses
And so much more
4- leave your manners and etiquette back home
5- bring lots of bags because your Chinese hosts will want to take you ‘KTV’ing’ aka whoring
6- leave your loyalty to anything of ethical value back home for if you are in China, you will not use them

The simple fact is that businesses got to China because it is so corrupt. Grease the palms of a communist and you can have his kid if you would like. I am not kidding. When I was there I had doctor’s offer me the child of migrant laborers for less than $2000.

In China everything is for sale. All that gray you see encircling China’s big cities is merely proof of how bad corruption is in China. After all, they do have anti-pollution laws, which are obviously as vigorously enforced as their anti-corruption ones are. In China the air is not the only thing that is filthy.

What all this means is that there are a lot of people who make a lot of cash teaching you how to do business in China, but trust me, what you have read here will serve you far better than anything you are paying thousands of dollars for.

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New High Tech Tank Part of China’s Peaceful Rise- Top Secret Photo

Posted by w_thames_the_d on June 25, 2012


According to this site, China will have a new high tech tank in a few years. I drug my fat ass all over this shit stain looking for it and as you can see I was successful.

This is a photo of China’s high tech weapon of destruction during maneuvers. As you can see, they are stress testing the frame…

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Idiotic Chinese Announcers and Football

Posted by w_thames_the_d on December 30, 2011


I love American football, after all, it is the only true game of football. Unlike that other one where guys run around in little shorts complaining about a kick to the shins, NFL players are ‘ballas’ and real men.
The problem is that in China they dont show much football, well, because Chinese one child policy people don’t care. The reason is that their undescended testes have not formed enough testosterone to endow them with the build of anything resembling a man, and the molly coddlng of their ancient grandparents has left them without a spine.
So, I’m watching American football, aka the only real football and some idiotic Chinese (redundant) announcers are trying to figure out the game. Their chuckling and hem hawing as they foul up their explanation of the action and rules. The funny thing is that people in their age range, late 30’s early 40’s grew up at a time in China when schools were just re-opened- yes China closed down all schools from 1966 to 1976. So these guys, aside from getting the worst education possible, had little to no interaction with humans and the outside world, let alone playing sports.
So, the Chinese, in typical Chinese fashion, attempt to discuss things for which they are ill-equipped- others would be technology, love, respect. laws, morals, ethics, innovation etc. 

The announcers, however, do their best to memorize what the humans said, and then rebroadcast these thoughts in a true Chinese pirate fashion. The funny thing is that their timing is off, they misquote, they misinform and basically show how little they really know.
Perhaps China should stick to its knitting, do what it does best.
Casitgate her people while proclamiing undying love for some figurehead then hating what they and their country has become.
Oh yeah, the photo shows Chinese hygeine or civility. The twins photo’ed here are urinating and or defecating in front of a business office and bank.
This is not a park, but merely the front lawn of a place of business . To put this in context, it would be like opening your window in the morning to see two Chinese kids using your front lawn as a toilet as their decrepit mom, known as ‘old yeller’ by her  crinkled and less than useless spouse who hails from a village where water, is a thing that now contains more aresenic than a Chinese battery but less than Chinese air, hails from…
This is the real China, 4000 years old and beyond all hope.

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USA Still Worlds Leader in Manufacturing

Posted by w_thames_the_d on October 6, 2011


From ft.com
“The US remained the world’s biggest manufacturing nation by output last year, but is poised to relinquish this slot in 2011 to China – thus ending a 110-year run as the number one country in factory production.”

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Nice Rant on Capitalism by The King

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 26, 2011


From the King:
“America may be a land of bitter poverty, and social programs controled socialism, like say a church group ie Knights of Columbus, Charitas, or even on Christian charities, like Muslims, and what not), work. People get paid, use donation money, and rebuild America. Freedom means a free market, while I agree it does help when the government assists, (just a think tank really of professionals who went to school and try to run the logistics of a country). But more effectively if things were in the people’s free market hands. Where artistan people (anyone with a brain and the will to make physical this visions conjuring up these “forces from the neitherworlds” as this boy states. For instance, there’s nothing wrong with making a profit it just means you are right it is working. Like Drug retreats in the Amazon, in Brazil and etc, where these facilities are there to help bring controlled wealth into the lives of the natives to upgrade them BUT so they can better define how to use
that
wealth to increase standard of living for their own people (rather than Guevara’s let’s blow up the natives because the natives who wanted peace blood thirsty way). It’s like this scene on Harrison Ford’s movie Mosquito Coast, where he establishes a village lodge and other eco modernization for an isolated village, only to have grunty ill mannered Ortega’s men (Daniel Ortega a child rapist), grunt it up and explode) Fuck you and your dirty Xiao Yue Yue’s unwashed “purple” underware.”

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