Tag Archives: China


Plurality of Americans Pessimistic About U.S.-China Relations Under Trump


Of Americans expect U.S.-China relations to deteriorate under the Trump administration, according to a YouGov poll from December. Just 19% expect them to improve, while 17% expect them to remain the same. The same poll asked if it was more important to punish China or maintain good relations, and 59% of respondents said maintaining good relations and only 13% wanted to punish China.


International Diplomacy, Trump-Style: ‘Screw ‘Em’

Taiwan is our ally. That is a country that we have backed because they believe in freedom. We oughta back our ally, and if China doesn’t like it, screw ’em.

— Stephen Moore, an economic adviser to Donald Trump, defending the President-elect’s recent call with the president of Taiwan, saying in a local radio interview that he didn’t care if it upset China,” CNN reports.


Hong Kong Official Tells Constituents to Act Like Sheep in the Year of the Sheep

Last year was no easy ride for Hong Kong. Our society was rife with differences and conflicts. In the coming year, I hope that all people in Hong Kong will take inspiration from the sheep’s character and pull together in an accommodating manner to work for Hong Kong’s future.

— Cy Leung, Hong Kong’s unpopular chief executive, infuriating pro-democracy campaigners by using a Chinese New Year message to urge the former colony’s citizens to act more like sheep,” the Telegraph reports.


Life Expectancy of Chinese Journalists is Just 45.7 Years


The average life expectancy of journalists in China, with their average age at hospitalization being 44.2 years, according to a survey by the China Journalists Association. Almost all of Chinese journalists experience ailments such as headaches, migraines, body aches, frequent constipation or diarrhea, and more than half of the journalists are in a unhealthy state. Many said they suffer from fatigue, poor sleep, loss of appetite, and poor eyesight due to stress.