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China’s Rolling Boom-Bust Cycle by Pater Tenebrarum

‘The Rolling Bust We have little doubt that there is indeed a debate within China’s leadership as to how to best proceed. China’s policymakers are no doubt aware that a huge amount of malinvestment exists across the economy as a … Continue reading

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Brief Book Review: The Imjin War: Japan’s Sixteenth-Century Invasion of Korea and Attempt to Conquer China by Samuel Hawley

Pros: All aspects of the entire war were covered. Background information about the protagonists, Korea, Japan, China, put the war in historical context. Complicated political maneuvering of all three combatants were described well. Cons: The author is a journalist. At … Continue reading

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The Crash in China Continues – and is Engulfing Hong Kong by Pater Tenebrarum

Efforts of Potent Directors Ignored When we first commented on the emerging problems with China’s market bubble, we warned that although a bounce from oversold levels was the most likely outcome, it wasn’t set in stone. It appeared to us … Continue reading

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Pater Tenebrarum on China’s Banking System

Pater Tenebrarum of Acting Man blog wrote some interesting remarks about the workings of China’s banking system. China’s Reserve Requirements Yahoo Finance informs us about the ostensible “reason” behind today’s rally. As noted above, after being blamed for Friday’s sell-off, … Continue reading

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China Is a Paper Tiger: The Hong Kong rising underscores China’s fragility by Justin Raimondo

Raimondo covers a lot of ground in “China Is a Paper Tiger: The Hong Kong rising underscores China’s fragility“. In the first paragraph, he echoes my comment from “A Cautionary Tale for Those Hellbent on Provoking Russia” about the US … Continue reading

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From Live Science: 2,100-Year-Old King’s Mausoleum Discovered in China

‘A 2,100-year-old mausoleum built for a king named Liu Fei has been discovered in modern-day Xuyi County in Jiangsu, China, archaeologists report. Liu Fei died in 128 B.C. during the 26th year of his rule over a kingdom named Jiangdu, … Continue reading

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From South China Morning Post: The forgotten army of the first world war: How Chinese labourers helped shape Europe

“The forgotten army of the first world war: How Chinese labourers helped shape Europe” is a very interesting article about the recruitment of Chinese workers by the allies in World War 1. ‘July 28, 2014 marks the centenary of the … Continue reading

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