What is the Chinese argument for Taiwan being a part of China?

Taiwan is not a part of China, and I say this not because I was ‘brainwashed’ by Western education but by the reality of the situation. -China (PRC) has no governmental authority over Taiwan -Chinese need a visa to visit Taiwan -Taiwan has its own currency and flag -Taiwanese have their own passport Aren’t these […]

What do Chinese Americans think about China and Chinese students in America nowadays?

I am neither ABC/CBC or a ‘FOB’ as the term ABCs refer to Asians from Asia. I straddle both cultures. I was born in China, but raised in Canada. And I grew up in a small city in the Canadian countryside, not like Toronto or Vancouver or anything. I was only one of two Asian […]

Why is it that American phones made in China are of great quality, but when American guitars are made in Asia, they are deemed inferior?

You know the great thing about the guitar industry is that so many builders are still based in the USA. Gibson USA, Fender USA / Custom Shop, PRS, Suhr, G&L etc for guitar companies then you have an industry of “boutique” amp builders – Dr Z, Swart, Victoria, Matchless, Milkman, Tone King, VVT, Greer etc […]