What we’ve been reading recently:
China’s newfound obsession with wine. – By Mike Steinberger – Slate Magazine – Mike Steinberger on China’s growing obsession with wine (and we don’t mean baijiu)
No "frangers," no "frozen" at somber athletes camp – Olympics – Yahoo! Sports – Despite excellent facilities, the Olympic Village seems to be lacking in fun. Great quote from Kazakh canoeing trainer at the end.
FT.com / Asia-Pacific / China – China to overtake US as largest manufacturer – Economics consultancy tips China to overtake US as world’s largest manufacturer next year – four years earlier than expected