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Mission to China to Retrieve Grace – The Latest Addition to Our Family Touring Nanjing

October 30, 2011

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In Nanjing, my brother’s family met up with “Michael,” a Chinese exchange student who had spent the lastyear with them. Anna just loved him as you can see from this reunion photo left. Below, they have had Chinese meals and enjoyed local delicacies such as the green bean-looking dish in the middle of the table.  […]

Mission to China: To Pick up “Grace”

October 30, 2011

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SamHenry’s brother and her sister-in-law and two of their 4 children are now in China.  Their mission:  pick up and welcome “Grace” into our family.  She is an older child and has a mild case of Cerebral Palsy. When Grace was found, she was about 2 years old and had been abandoned at the side […]

Trickle of US Businesses Returning Home from China

October 28, 2011

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For a multitude of reasons, some  manufacture outsourced to China is returning to the US. It is not enough to end unemployment problems here but it does mean there are a few more choices in the market place and a boost to our flattened national ego. In a furniture store where I worked after retirement, […]

Woman Dies in China After Gov. Forces Later-Term Abortion

October 26, 2011

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An article in the Guardian has raised the specter of Chinese government enforcement of laws relating to the regulation of family size. For one family, daring to go beyond the 1 child rule and have 3 was taking a chance.  The following article tells the unbelievable tale of this young family.  The world is operating […]

You Know It’s A BAAAAD Economy When The Chinese Stop Buying At Auction

October 7, 2011

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Has the bubble burst?  Honk Kong is the third largest art market after London and New York and recent results at Southebys ‘ there suggest that things are cooling off after several heated years of astounding increases in record prices paid for typical Chinese items such as Asian Antiquities and fine wines. The sales in […]

China Investors Taking Over Europe – Taking Advantage of Economic Turmoil

August 5, 2011

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The Muslim militants in Europe talk a good game and pull off terrible, costly attacks but the Chinese “invasion” may, in the end, be more debilitating. Consider that the Chinese are investing in the most troubled, peripheral countries Greece, Spain, Italy and Portugal.  40% of Chinese investment in Europe is in these countries: Why pay […]

Us a Chinese Colony?

June 25, 2011

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China has become the newest colonial power and in a global spread unequaled by previous colonial powers.  Articles  have been written about their colonization of Africa that has been on-going for decades. Currently they are making inroads into South America albeit Brazil and some other countries in which the Chinese have built a great deal […]

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