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Why US Millennials Are Attracted to Socialism

November 15, 2018 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Lately, a U.S. polling company published the results of a survey regarding opinions on issues such as socialism and communism. More than half of American millennials (25-35 years old) selected socialism as their first choice, such that those who hoped to live in a socialist country outnumbered those who wished to live [Read more]

Washington Stands Outside the Library

June 23, 2016 // Sin Chew Daily - Malaysia - Chinese

I always liked strolling on campus after lunch. The statue of George Washington outside the John M. Olin library has accompanied students from all over the world through the seasons every year. In the spring, groups of energetic students pass through the blooming flowerbeds and pass by the library on their way to [Read more]

Trump Really Is Coming

March 12, 2016 // Sinchew Daily - Malaysia - Chinese

After Super Tuesday, many Americans began tensing up. Why? Trump really is coming. In the beginning, the mainstream elites of the Republican Party saw him as a supporting character, or to put it more bluntly, just as an "entertainer." His entry into this election merely provided some entertainment, like a [Read more]

Obama's Troubles

May 31, 2013 // Sin Chew Daily - Malaysia - Chinese

U.S. President Obama has been troubled a lot lately. First the “doubtful points” of the American Embassy bombing in Benghazi have been mentioned again, with detractors pointing out that the government did not place enough importance on the information from the embassy and failed to prevent the tragedy from [Read more]

America's True Colors Exposed

May 3, 2013 // DW News - China - Chinese

The severely violent terror incident in Maralbexi County, Kashgar Prefecture, Xinjiang that happened on April 23 caused the deaths of 15 grassroots policemen and community cadres. Six insurgents were also shot dead. The event, called “the most serious terror incident in Xinjiang since the 7/5 incident in 2009,” has [Read more]

Lessons from the Bomb Attack at the Boston Marathon

April 18, 2013 // cyBerita - Singapore - Malay

How quickly the city of Boston recovers from the two bomb attacks — plus another which fortunately did not explode — on the day before yesterday at the finish line of its annual marathon event will be under global scrutiny.* In a speech to the nation, President Barack Obama did not state that the attack that took [Read more]

Obama's Infrastructure Dream

April 17, 2013 // Xinhua - China - Chinese

Ever since the global financial crisis hit, discussions about the construction of infrastructure in the U.S. have been non-stop. Recently Obama made an impassioned speech in which he stressed the importance of infrastructure in attracting foreign investment and revitalizing the U.S. economy. He stated that the U.S. [Read more]

The Invisible Racial Barrier

July 23, 2013 // Sin Chew - Malaysia - Chinese

The death of black teen Trayvon Martin has resulted in the taboo issue of racial discrimination resurfacing in U.S. society. Although opinions that the verdict is not completely racially related exist, flaws in judicial procedures are also one of the reasons the killer could not be convicted. The jury ultimately found [Read more]

The US Not Good for Health?!

July 18, 2013 // Sin Chew - Malaysia - Chinese

The U.S. is plagued by numerous natural disasters; there are forest fires every summer and tornadoes are nothing out of the ordinary. Besides having many natural disasters, the U.S. also has many overweight people. Obesity is an increasingly serious problem in the U.S. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control [Read more]

Xi Jinping and Obama's 'Stroll Diplomacy'

June 13, 2013 // Nanyang - Malaysia - Chinese

The unofficial meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Obama at the Sunnylands Estate in California received international attention. The leaders of both superpowers carried out “stroll diplomacy” in a relaxed, harmonious atmosphere at the Sunnylands Estate, which offered beautiful scenery. [Read more]

Two Mayors

November 20, 2013 // Sin Chew - Malaysia - Chinese

The results of the New York mayoral election came out last week, with reformist candidate Bill de Blasio defeating his Republican opponent, Joseph Lhota, by a landslide. He will take over from the current mayor of 12 years, Michael Bloomberg. De Blasio’s background, style and political ideals all differ greatly from [Read more]

The UN Should Amount to Something

November 15, 2013 // Guang Ming Daily - Malaysia - Chinese

Last month, Saudi Arabia gave up its chance to be a nonpermanent member in the U.N. Security Council, criticizing how the U.N. held double standards when dealing with certain issues and that its five permanent members held the real power in their own hands. [Read more]

No Winners, Only Losers

October 19, 2013 // Guang Ming - Malaysia - Chinese

The fight between the Republican and Democratic Party in the U.S. has resulted in them being unable to reach a consensus on the budget proposal for the new fiscal year. This has caused the federal government to shut down because of a lack of funds. More than 800,000 civil servants have been forced to take unpaid leave, [Read more]

The US Puts Its Interests First After All

December 5, 2013 // Sin Chew - Malaysia - Chinese

Lately China has defined its “East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone.” Aircraft flying through the zone should report their flight plans to China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Civil Aviation Administration of China. As for aircraft that do not cooperate in the identification process or refuse to [Read more]

Humility and Arrogance

May 12, 2014 // SIn Chew - Malaysia - Chinese

After a short three days and two nights stay in Kuala Lumpur, U.S. President Barack Obama just left, but the "Obama whirlwind" he caused has yet to diminish in strength, allowing Malaysians to relish in it. Politicians and business people might only see the diplomatic and economic benefits that Obama brought, but this [Read more]

The Western Paradox in the Ukranian Crisis

April 17, 2014 // Sin Chew - Malaysia - Chinese

To control Russia, the United States has finally opened up its wallet to foot the bill for the Ukrainian crisis. The House of Representatives passed a bill to provide financial aid for Ukraine and its neighboring countries, and sanctions on Russia with a landslide vote last week. Now that you are thinking about it, [Read more]

American Double Standards Messing Up the World

March 25, 2014 // Wen Wei Po - Hong Kong - Chinese

The Crimean referendum has ended with 96.6 percent of voters assenting that Crimea join the Russian Federation. The United States stated that it supported Ukrainian independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity, emphasizing that the Crimean referendum was in violation of the Ukrainian constitution, and that the [Read more]