Wan Lik Hang

The legacy of Confucius

“Confucius”, writes AC Grayling in my copy of ‘The Analects’, “is a figure so wrapped in legend that he sometimes seems to be a legend himself.  However, he has a birthplace in Shandong province and the span...

Study of Sichuan research

In our post of 9th April’, we featured the Sanxingdui Civilization and alluded to the discussion taking place about Chinese origins.  The excavations have also become a social media topic in China. ...

History – the science of change

I have made many posts in this blog referring to history.  This post takes another look at my fondness for history and my belief in its value for the world today.  Among others, I refer to two excellent...

Archaeology in Sichuan

Media in China have been fascinated by the latest archaeological discoveries in Sanxingdui.  These bring profound changes to theories about the origins of Chinese civilisation.  Equally clearly, much...

China News 11th May 2021

Our lead story is an important example of the different views inside China and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).  Far from being the dictatorial machine portrayed by western media and politicians, there is much...

China News 3rd May 2021

We chose three articles today – each very different.  First is an abbreviated interview between a Hong Kong journalist and Cheung Chi-kong, Executive Director of One Country, Two Systems Research Center of Hong...

China News 26 April 2021

In our review of the Chinese media this week, we have three somewhat ‘heavyweight’ stories, two about the USA and one thoughtful article about China’s approach to the rule of law. China/USA ‘wolf wars’ China’s...