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Can the Big Three Cheat Death?

November 25, 2008 // Lianhe Zaobao - Singapore - Chinese

Last Tuesday (18 November 2008), the CEOs of the Big Three said at the Senate Banking Committee hearing that if the federal government does not provide assistance promptly, the American auto sector will cave in, leaving millions out of a job. “If you don’t save me, there will be massive unemployment.” The threat [Read more]

Sino-U.S. Relations In the Obama Era

November 13, 2008 // The Zaobao - Singapore - Chinese

Obama has been elected the 56th president of United States with a majority vote as expected. His victory makes history not only because he is the first black president and won with majority support, but also because his election occurred in the middle of a financial crisis. It is also worth mentioning that in his [Read more]

U.S. a Nation Run by Dictators?

November 12, 2008 // Lianhe Zaobao - Singapore - Chinese

I will not go through the numerous examples of how the U.S. President has eluded the United Nations on global matters and how he has skirted around the Congress and the Americans to implement unpopular policies...

Black Lincoln? Still too Early to Tell

November 8, 2008 // Lianhe Zaobao - Singapore - Chinese

Obama has won. No surprise. Nothing illogical. When everyone is talking about his skin color, my eyes are all on the financial tsunami and the Iraqi War. In this aspect, the incumbent Republican Bush administration has been Obama’s best campaign members. American has elected Obama, not because of his skin color or [Read more]

New Shade to the American Political Scenery

November 7, 2008 // Lianhe Zaobao - Singapore - Chinese

When Fanny Kemble, a famous British actress known for her performance in "Romeo and Juliet", first arrived in the United States in 1830s, she found the young country a familiar sight, just like “one of the remote areas” in England. However, when she visited the United States again 35 years later, she found herself [Read more]

Obama and the Jewish Question

August 14, 2008 // Lian He Zao Bao - Singapore - Chinese

This year’s U.S. presidential election arrives at a very opportune moment for the Democrats. As the U.S. economy continues to slump, the Republican Party has remained woefully ideologically outdated since the Reagan Era, with its particular emphasis on free markets and reduced government intervention. The Bush [Read more]
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