Tag Archives: China

Your news explained: WTF China?

In part two of our segment Your News Explained, we present an answer to a remotely located but alarmingly handsome reader, who read this justification from the Chinese ambassador of the recent UN veto, and asks: Here’s my question to … Continue reading

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The terrible view from the roof of the world

All is not well in paradise. China has recently stiffened its resolve, not to mention its presence, in the Tibet Autonomous Region and Tibetan areas of Sichuan province bordering the TAR. Now, full disclosure before we start: the DLR loves … Continue reading

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Troubled waters

Like a fashionista in a pantsuit in 2007, the DLR has been on to the South China Sea for aaaaaages. Back in the mid-2000s, when no one but us and a few lonely Australian academics cared, we drank deeply at … Continue reading

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Greece is the word

But should it be? Now, there’s no doubt that if Greece defaults, we are looking at a major financial clusterflock. Liquidity will disappear overnight, credit will become a lot more expensive and European banks (particularly French banks) will be forced … Continue reading

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Bad carrier move?

At DLR towers, we’re jolly interested in China. That’s not just because London’s greatest Chinese restaurant is within delivery distance of our house. It’s also because, beyond the colossal squid (colossal squid! Do you remember when it used to just … Continue reading

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