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About Yuzhi Yang
I'm a freelance translator in NY who loves translating fiction and news. My English translation of the Cai Jun novel, The Child's Past Life 《生死河》, is available for $1.99:

This user has submitted 94 translations to Watching America.

Reviving American Manufacturing Is Good for China

January 26, 2017 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Lately, there has been some controversy over whether the virtual economy has disrupted the physical economy. The Chinese manufacturing industry’s use of the internet and other financial means to grow is the way of the future and cannot be interrupted. Manufacturing cannot develop in a completely insular environment; [Read more]

America Is Playing a Game of Bet-Hedging

August 5, 2016 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Foreign ministers from America, Japan, and Australia hurriedly conducted strategic talks in Vientiane, Laos, recently. In their joint statement, they said, “The ministers expressed their serious concerns over maritime disputes in the South China Sea. The ministers voiced their strong opposition to any coercive [Read more]

Who Is Responsible for the European Refugee Crisis?

April 11, 2016 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Many European scholars and politicians have recently claimed that the European refugee crisis is a global phenomenon, a serious threat to international security and a crisis of responsibility for the international community; therefore it requires a global solution. They said that major countries including China should [Read more]

No Need To Idolize Moody’s Ratings

March 22, 2016 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Moody’s, a renowned international credit rating agency, announced it was leaving the Russian market on March 9. Just five days earlier, Moody’s placed Russia's Ba1 rating on review for downgrade. Moody’s departure will only further isolate Russia. Moody’s has been very vocal for a while in the international [Read more]

UK Wants to Leave EU Because It Was Hurt Too Much

February 29, 2016 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

<i>The British government has decided to hold an election, the EU referendum, on June 23 to decide whether the country will stay in the EU.</i> Unlike Germany and some other continental European countries, the British citizen-society has had a longer history and is therefore more powerful. The “little government, [Read more]

No Need for China To Panic about Apple Pay

February 28, 2016 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Financial security is undoubtedly a crucial part of a country’s overall security. Before we panic about Apple Pay arriving in China, we first have to learn about Apple Pay. Apple Pay is different from Alipay. Alipay works as a wallet and manages the funds within. Alipay has billions in cash flow constantly; if it [Read more]

Worries over Hacked Website for Extramarital Affairs

September 5, 2015 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Ashley Madison, a well-known extramarital-dating website with over 37 million registered users, was hacked last month, resulting in the online exposure of over 33 million users’ personal information, which included their real names, addresses, email addresses, credit card transactions and nude photos. The incident [Read more]

Britain and America Have Exaggerated the Greek Crisis

July 23, 2015 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

The Greek vote relating to its recent debt crisis has been exaggerated by some media outlets into a crisis of the euro, as if the currency could no longer work and the European integration plan is about to fall apart. British and American media have long talked of the decline of Europe. Ever since the 2010 European [Read more]

There Are Serious Problems with American Democracy

May 30, 2015 // The People's Daily - China - Chinese

Most Americans today would not deny that there are problems with the American democratic system. The June 2012 Gallup polls about Congress showed that 6 percent of the American public is “very confident” about Congress, and 7 percent is “relatively confident,” together a total of 13 percent; while polls taken [Read more]

Wu Zhenglong: Why Did America Suddenly Welcome AIIB?

March 19, 2015 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Last October, 12 Asian countries, the founding members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, signed the AIIB memorandum, and the bank was formally established. It is undeniable that the founding of the AIIB ended the American domination in the international finance arena. America has tried ceaselessly to defeat [Read more]

Hollywood Nude Photo Scandal Not a Matter of Morality

September 8, 2014 // The Beijing News - China - Chinese

Hollywood’s recent nude photo scandal is worth noting not for its explicit exposure of female celebrities’ photos, but how personal information is largely exposed in the Internet age. Recently, an American website exposed many Hollywood celebrities’ explicit photos, including those of the Oscar winner Jennifer [Read more]

Obama is Forced to Act in Iraq

June 30, 2014 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Recently, anti-government militants led by the Sunni extremist group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant have taken many important areas in northern Iraq and are closing in on Baghdad. Baghdad is now extremely threatened, affecting the al-Maliki-led government, which the U.S. launched the Iraq war to cultivate. The [Read more]