Tag Archives: nationalism

Ssangyong Failure Sours China and South Korea Ties

A dispute between workers of South Korea’s Ssangyong Motors and the company’s largest shareholder in China has escalated, after Korean workers protested in front of the Chinese Embassy in Seoul against illegal transfer of technology.  Chinese media responded by rallying … Continue reading

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Unintended Consequences 101: An Australian Response to China’s Arrogant Display of Nationalism at the Canberra Torch Relay

Update Since this story was published, I received another tip-off from a reader who alerted me to some personal accounts of three Canberra residents who were present at the Canberra torch relay.  Their unpleasant encounters with the pro-China thugs were published on 26 April … Continue reading

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Tibet, Olympics and Chinese Nationalism

One of the hot topics of debate in the last couple of days has been: whether the protests directed against China at torch relays in London, Paris and San Francisco have been used by the Communist regime in China to … Continue reading

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