Kevin Garnett’s Chinese Blog

Boston Celtics superstar Kevin Garnett, I found out yesterday from undisclosed sources, has been maintaining a bilingual (English-Chinese) basketball blog which is very, very popular in the PRC. As described in this entry on LeBron James, NBA stars, including some in Cleveland, have been promoting shoes in China for while. ┬áThe fact that Kevin Garnett is now wearing Chinese shoes and shilling for a Chinese … Continue reading Kevin Garnett’s Chinese Blog

Confucius Institute Outreach to DPRK

North Korea’s relations with China haven’t gotten much press lately, outside of reports that the diplomatic staff at the DPRK Embassy in Beijing are being shuffled, along with more rumors of exclusive and wide-spread access to North Korean ports and minerals by Chinese companies. So it’s nice to run across this story dating from summer 2009 which describes how, under the auspices of Beijing University’s … Continue reading Confucius Institute Outreach to DPRK