Today while giving a talk at Cambridge Wen Jiabao had a shoe thrown at him from a protester saying something (i couldn't understand hopefully someone
I find this amusing I wonder if the person was middle eastern since that is the culture where having a shoe thrown at you is so insulting, (unless
someone knows better and its as insulting in Chinese culture to).
But seriously its pretty lame (be original at least). I mean I can understand the reasons lack of freedom of speech and press and information etc....
But China has come a long way its progressing albeit slowly, but still its progress.
Unless this was over the HUGE unemployment that is happening in China from the Global downturn,. I mean a peasant could have took the money from the
village and bought a plane ticket to Cambridge schemed their way into the auditorium and then got some revenge by throwing a shoe at the premier,
that's plausible right?
Yes China has very backwards and choking information laws, this will break soon though. I think through the peoples will and technology Chinese govt
will have to relinquish its blackout of information.
I read somewhere that 90% of the the 100 wealthiest Chinese are the Children of Senior Govt officials, have you heard this, is there any truth to
I personally think its not true but not sure.
censorship is useless, most of Chinese people knew the incident immediately through various channels.
things are not always black and white
beside Children of Senior Govt officials, there are many successful entrepreneurs get rich by hard work and smart management. 2008 China Rich List
I don't konw if there are "Children of Senior Govt officials" amid them
I just saw a longer and more detailed version of this on CCTV (the Chinese most widely broadcasted channel).
Some websites deleted it because they did not want to cause unhappy emotions against British people.We are very sensitive at Politics.
This man sure is going to have lots of antis
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