Is China too big for a democracy? After speaking to some Chinese, their view is that the country is too populous, diverse and it would reduce economic progress and institutions to a crawl

I actually agree with Chinese people for this one. The problem with having a big populous diverse country while being a democracy is that you cannot possibly represent everyone with only two or three parties. In the USA this is particularly the case. Two parties representing 320+ million people. How is that possible? No wonder […]

Is China a developed country?

No. Online you might find many Chinese brag about this: and this Then they exclaim, that there’s more skyscrapers and high speed trains etc in China than America so they are developed. This is not the right definition of ‘developed’ You don’t measure a city or country by outer appearance alone. The thing is we […]

How do you rate South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and China in terms of most to least friendly towards foreigners?

Need some clarification on what means ‘friendly’, like do they accommodate foreigners well, do they speak a lot of english, do they have friendly overall people or what is it? I’ve been to all these places I guess I’ll rank it in order of how convenient it was for me as a foreigner to travel […]