Extremely canny leadership is a must for Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution movement

“… the Beijing guide to dealing with Hong Kong’s “radicals”, “extremists” and “sinister elements” was written in June 1989 by then Paramount Leader Deng Xiao Ping…”

Change at the helm – New leaders of the Catholic Church and China, Pope Francis and Xi Jinping, have quite a bit in common

New leaders of the Catholic Church and China, Pope Francis and Xi Jinping, have much in common, but little prospect of reconciliation

“… Despite the growing appetite for spiritual values within mainland China’s officially atheist population, there is little prospect the CPC will recognise a foreign pope..”

A Meal On A Spanish Tramp Steamer – By Liam O’Reilly

It is an “old Spanish custom” that you only get two meals per day when at sea.

China Under The Hood: Nothing to My Name………

“I have nothing” is as appropriate now as it was when originally scribed in 1985. Perhaps more so.