Made In China Talk  

Go Back   Made In China Talk > Made in China Discussion > China Knowledge
Directory Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read 中文




What does it mean to be Chinese?


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #6  
Old 06-11-2008, 11:18 PM
Dollar Dollar is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 1,932
Feedback: (0)
Default What does it mean to be Chinese?

asian pride, YO~
Reply With Quote




  #7  
Old 06-11-2008, 11:18 PM
Dollar Dollar is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 1,932
Feedback: (0)
Default What does it mean to be Chinese?

If you have Chinese blood, you are Chinese. No exceptions.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 02-03-2017, 03:56 PM
anneroberts anneroberts is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Houston, TX 77057
Posts: 118
Feedback: (0)
Default

A strong tradition in premodern China held that it meant thinking, behaving, and living in a society in accord with heaven-sanctioned principles exemplifying the best way to be human.To be Chinese still means to exhibit proper behavior and to be part of a civilization that has primacy in the world
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 04-09-2017, 09:11 AM
EthanStark EthanStark is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Posts: 13
Feedback: (0)
Default

When Gary Locke was nominated to be the U.S. ambassador to China, many Chinese were overjoyed, because Locke is a Chinese-American. Viewed as “one of us,” he was expected to have a better understanding of the concerns and interests of his ancestral country, and hence to play a more positive role in the bilateral relationship.

Yet from the day of his arrival in Beijing in August 2011 until his departure in early 2014, Locke apparently never really felt “at home” among his Chinese compatriots. The image of a humble and frugal American official — at ministerial rank by Chinese standards — who bought his own Starbucks coffee and carried his own luggage at airports, throws into sharp relief the privileged — and usually corrupt — lifestyle of many Chinese officials. Locke not only made PM2.5 a household word in China, but also had the misfortune of getting intimately — though unexpectedly — involved in Chinese domestic politics, when first the former police chief of Chongqing and then a blind lawyer named Chen Guangcheng sought political asylum from the United States.

Just two days before Locke’s departure, the state-run China News Service published an opinion piece entitled “Farewell, Gary Locke.” The author was undoubtedly inspired by one of Mao Zedong’s most famous works, “Farewell, Leighton Stewart,” which was a damning criticism of U.S. China policy during the Chinese civil war in the 1940s. In the article, Gary Locke was conveniently referred to as a “banana,” that is, white/American inside but yellow/Chinese outside. “But the skin of a banana will eventually rot, exposing the white inside, which will also rot and turn dark,” wrote the author, extending the metaphor. The article contends that Locke’s humble lifestyle as reported by the Chinese media was deliberately staged to embarrass Chinese officials and to incite discontent among the ordinary Chinese. “Unable to read his ancestral country’s language and ignorant about Chinese laws,” the author claimed, “Mr. Locke is nevertheless particularly fond of messing up with Chinese domestic politics.” The closing line of the article reads: “Goodbye smog, goodbye evil spirit. Farewell, Gary Locke.”
Ethan Stark
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 11-01-2017, 02:58 PM
adlersmith adlersmith is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Posts: 228
Feedback: (0)
Default

A powerful custom in premodern China suppliers organised that it intended considering, acting, and residing in a community in conform with heaven-sanctioned concepts exemplifying the best way to be individual.To be China still indicates to demonstrate appropriate actions and to be part of a community that has primacy in the world.
Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


| Business Forum | Toronto Chinese

All times are GMT +9. The time now is 04:01 AM.


All rights reserved. Copyright 2007 Made In China Talk