Tsukurukai – 新しい歴史教科書をつくる会

This article aims to offer an impartial vision to recent and old facts as a recap on open questions between China and Japan looking back to past events just impartially. After World War II there have been many tensions between People Republic of China and Japan. First we need to consider that what is world … Continue reading Tsukurukai – 新しい歴史教科書をつくる会

Blue house – Hong Kong

Not far from the old British Post-office of Wan Chai (now Environmental Protection Dept.) , over a hill in the direction of a temple a blu building catches ones the attention. Blue House (蓝楼)is an historical building in Wan Chai district(灣仔), Hong-Kong. At it's ground floor  is possible to visit a small hall called "Hong Kong House … Continue reading Blue house – Hong Kong

Manolo, a Magician, a “Crab” Out of Place

The man is a constant source of surprises. On October 24th in Scuola Grande di S. Giovanni Evangelista many gathered to listen to the story of a great climber. Italian Mountaineering Club (CAI) of Venice invited Maurizio Zanolla (Feltre,1958), better known as "Manolo", to talk about his life-long experience in mountaineering. A man who spaces between … Continue reading Manolo, a Magician, a “Crab” Out of Place

Conversation in front of a plate of dumplings – in Hong Kong

   Every day travellers and curious wanders around the small irregular street in Hong Kong center, near RD., is more common to find foreign restaurants and other typical food from other parts of Mainland China then Hong Kong local food.   I enter in one of the many dumpling restaurants of the city and I … Continue reading Conversation in front of a plate of dumplings – in Hong Kong

The powerful Soviet Iron and Steel Heavy Industry – Liberation Armies Illustrated

Newspapers, magazines and any other political sources of the Revolutionary China in the 1950's were less politically interested on emphasizing the role of the political leaders and the achievements of the party, but instead they have a more practical and educational message for the population to build the socialist society. Very simply, this articles have a core … Continue reading The powerful Soviet Iron and Steel Heavy Industry – Liberation Armies Illustrated

The Price of Corruption During the Global Financial Crisis – China Vs Italy

The interest on the topic of corruption arose when I was writing my Italian master’s thesis in 2010 “On the Role of Chinese Journalism in the Building of a Chinese Harmonious Society” . Analyzing every day the behavior of Chinese institutions through the newspaper offered me an opportunity to compare them with Italy. Thanks to … Continue reading The Price of Corruption During the Global Financial Crisis – China Vs Italy

Falcon Hunters of Xinjiang

During my last visit in Beijing I went to the antiques market in Pingjiayuan road. Between the old magazines I found an interesting copy of Mingzuhuabao (Minorities Magazine of November 1984. I always found in this old magazine more information about the social changes in the Chinese social structure than when I'm talking to his people. This … Continue reading Falcon Hunters of Xinjiang

News Sources from China in the 19th and 20th Century – first part-

This is a project I followed back at the time of my Master Degree in Italy with two my classmates Valentina and Laura. At the time the study was more focus on journalism, one of the topic I was most passionate of at that time together with Chinese and Modern histories. The Chinese Journals The … Continue reading News Sources from China in the 19th and 20th Century – first part-

Chinese Balance of Trade

The main topics that will be discuss in this article is related with the exchange rate, how it influences the foreign trade, and more in detail the Chinese foreign trade policies. To offer a more wide picture of the last decade elements such as inflation rates, the world oil price, the GDP growth, etc. have been analyzed (with a little focus in the 2008 crisis influence).