The Editors suggest checking out the following links:
Book ‘A Year in Pyongyang – North Korea’ by Andrew Holloway – “I don’t know if Andrew Holloway would have thanked me for his year in Pyongyang, but I can only thank him for what he made of it. In leaving us such an unusual and insightful account, he’s done both North Korea and himself proud.”
Confessions of an Aca-Fan: The Official Weblog of Henry Jenkins – Series of posts that analyse various aspects of digital, youth and consumer culture in China and globally
Plus Eight Star: Inside QQ Report – Recommended by Paul Denlinger at China Vortex
China Venture News: Singapore’s SWF Temasek Backs New China PE Fund – “Canada Pension Plan and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have joined with Temasek to form a fund called FountainVest. The fund’s target is $750 million. The partnership with Temasek and the Canadian pension funds accounts for $450 million of that.”
China Web 2.0 Review: Who is Leading Chinaâ��s Blog Market? – “in terms of traffic, Q-zone is the most visited service, followed by 51.com, Xiaonei.com, Baidu Space, Sina blog, Netease blog, Sohu blog, i-part, MSN Live Space and 360quan.com.”
Economist.com: Spend some, then spend some more – “Bruce Dover, an Australian, was Mr Murdoch’s man in Beijing until 1998. He has written a rare insider’s account of how the Chinese got the better of a businessman who usually gets what he wants. “
The Boxing Rebellion – The Chicago Tribune’s Evan Osnos has an enjoyable (if unimaginatively titled) piece in The New Yorker about Zou Shiming, China’s best hope for a boxing medal in Beijing, and more generally the country’s determination to win Olympic gold.
Caijing: China Mobile: Official Talks on iPhone Not Yet Started – There is hope yet
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