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In China, we don't consider someone truly beautiful until we have known them for a long time, and we know what's underneath the skin.
When I was very little, we would get letters from China, in Chinese, and they' be censored. We were a very insular little family.
My grandfather, on my father's side, helped to draft one of the first constitutions of China. He was a fairly well-known scholar.
Every President that went to China, I would meet them and have dinner and talk about the past and the future. That was in the '70s.
Zhang Yimou is one of the best directors on mainland China.
A lot of people, including business leaders, think the future belongs to China. Globalization is not a zero-sum game, but we need to hone our skills to stay in play.
China's got a billion people and a hit record over there is a million records. You know that ain't right.
The Russians are turning east to the Chinese - to the Europeans' surprise. It always seemed to me that the relationship between Russia and China would shift from being based in Marx and Lenin to being based in oil and gas.
Globalization has created this interlocking fragility. At no time in the history of the universe has the cancellation of a Christmas order in New York meant layoffs in China.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The question is what will Mitt Romney do as president if his policy is simply to be hands off and let the government be made so small it can be drowned in a bathtub. In the 21st century global economy, no state alone has the ability to compete against China.
People in China say: 'If you love your children, send them to New York. If you hate your children, also send them to New York.'
Another important historical factor is the fact that this already very simple religion was further simplified and purified by the early philosophers of ancient China. Our first great philosopher was a founder of naturalism; and our second great philosopher was an agnostic.
The Jesuits had learned that a Christian mission to China could never succeed if it were not in a position to show and convince the Chinese intelligentsia of the superiority of the European culture.
In China, a lot of the opening up of private entrepreneurship is happening because women are starting businesses, small businesses, faster than men.
Yes. I do about 70 shows a year, in the past year I've been to Italy, Australia, Japan, China, just about everywhere. I do it because I love singing. The money is a bonus.
I'm not talking about Russia in my music. I've never been to Russia. I'm not talking about Africa, Switzerland, China. I'm talking about me being American and growing up in a crazy world and helping to reflect all different sides of life.
I always love China, especially the old China.
The American people frankly have been, over many, many years - to be blunt - fat, dumb and happy. If they want their children to compete with children in India, China or Korea, they better get them a far better education.
Even in China. Children there, next to the Great Wall, who had never seen Mickey Mouse responded. So the studio did have that skill to communicate with images.
For years, we've grown dependant on American consumers as the world's spenders of last resort. They've kept Europe out of recession, allowed China to industrialise, and prevented global deflation. But at the same time, they've not been looking after their own futures.
The oil companies are regulated by the federal government. They can't drill on land nor in American waters without permission from the feds. Many Republicans want to drill baby drill but what's the point if all the oil goes to China? Increased production obviously doesn't mean lower prices for us.
China needs a currency that reflects underlying economic fundamentals.
Every global concern - economic, environmental or security-related - can be addressed more effectively when the U.S. and China work together.
In China, export lobbies have fought for policies that favor their interests and limit foreign competition.
China saves too much, produces too much, sells too much to Americans and consumes too little.
China and the U.S. are the two largest importers of oil. They are the two largest emitters of carbon.
Much of our national debate proceeds as if China and America were locked in a zero-sum game in which one's loss is precisely the other's gain.
The American consumer, even today, the weight of the American consumer in the global economy is China plus India doubled. So, it's tough to replace that.
I have spent time discussing the American political system and current events in Taiwan with the junior diplomats, and they have repeatedly expressed their country's desire to avoid confrontation with China.
Michael K. Simpson
To the media, I have become a symbolic figure, critical of China. According to the government, I am a dangerous threat.
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