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Robert Woo · September, 2009

I am a college student coming from Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. I am studying economics, political sciences and international relations and a whole bunch of other stuff at Macalester College in Minnesota. During my spare time I am interested in astronomy, science news, history, cycling, street-walking, hiking, camping and others’ lives.

China, a chaos of 1.3 billion types of phenomena; China, caught between now and then, right and left, east and west, power and rights, interests and conscience, stability and unrest, “harmony” and progress; China, my own motherland — is the single biggest mystery that I still struggles to understand. I wish writing at Global Voices Online could help me move closer to some kind of comprehension.

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I also run this signature-collecting website www.yangguangchina.com for supporting public official asset disclosure in China. Check it out!

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Latest posts by Robert Woo from September, 2009

21 September 2009

China: Mainland Blogger’s ironic review of shabby government buildings in Taiwan

Blogger Lv Se De Shou Cang recently ran a photo journal titled 'A look at some of the administrative buildings in Taiwan', which has also generated interesting comments.

11 September 2009

China: Why Zhu Rongji remains popular

A new book of transcripts of major press meetings attended by China’s former Premier, Zhu Rongji (朱镕基), (the second-ranking leader) has immediately become a best-seller. As a statesman, he was...

3 September 2009

China: PetroChina's “Group Purchase Gate” created an online stir

Some employees of PetroChina, the state-owned oil giant and the current no. 2 on the FT 500 List, are going to be allowed to ‘group purchase’ eight apartment buildings near...

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