Beijing Euthanizes Poor People Ahead of APEC

Friday, November 7, 2014
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BEIJING — To ensure world leaders see a clean and beautiful city, the Beijing government has euthanized millions of the city’s poor ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, which begins today.

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The Chinese Are the Cause of All the World’s Problems and I Have a Tiny Penis

Monday, August 25, 2014
Clive Palmer

by Clive Palmer

Dear reader, by now you’re probably aware of my little bust-up with our slanty-eyed friends to the north.

A state-owned company refused to pay royalties so I called the entire country “bastards” and “mongrels.” Fair dinkum, as we Aussies say.

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Mining Tycoon Sentenced to Death for Not Being Powerful Enough to Avoid Death Penalty

Thursday, May 29, 2014
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BEIJING — Chinese mining tycoon Liu Han was sentenced to death last week after being found guilty of murder, running a “mafia-style” gang and not having enough political clout to avoid the death penalty altogether.

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Twelve Dead in Online Shopping Stampede

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

BEIJING — A violent stampede left 12 dead and dozens more injured as millions of frenzied shoppers descended on online retailers Taobao and Tmall early Monday morning.

November 11, also known as “double eleven” or Single’s Day in China, has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year, due in no small part to Alibaba, the e-commerce conglomerate that owns Taobao and Tmall. Both sites offered discounts as high as 50% on a wide array of brand-name goods.

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Huawei Condemns American Protectionism Without Any Sense of Irony

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Speaking with a completely straight face at a recent press conference, Huawei Technologies President Ren Zhengfei publicly denounced the U.S. government after Congress described Huawei as a security threat.

Reporters present say that Mr. Ren delivered these remarks with no discernible irony whatsoever, suggesting the 57-year-old former PLA officer feels no cognitive dissonance over Huawei’s cries of protectionism and the fact that the Chinese government has prevented any foreign telecom company from operating within its territory for precisely the same reasons.

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