Category Archives: Reflections on News

Brief discussions on what is recently on the news.

Chinese Dumplings and Global Warming

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/27/magazine/what-do-chinese-dumplings-have-to-do-with-global-warming.html?_r=1 This has been a fascinating article in recent months. In my mind, it was really hard to make connections between dumplings and global warming. However, after reading the article, I was reflecting that me myself sometimes make dumplings and … Continue reading

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Prosperity and Urbanization in Children’s song

By Yiping Fang   There was a very popular children’s song in China, called ‘Xiao Yanzi’, literally the little swallows.  Recently I was shocked to get reminded its lyrics, when I was playing it on Youtube. The image on the … Continue reading

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The economics of demolition – Creative destruction

By Yiping Fang A recent article in Economists titled “The economics of demolition – Creative destruction“, discusses about a research done by Dragonomics, on their estimation using 2010 Census and 2005 mini-census, it shows that a great deal of housing was … Continue reading

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