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Wednesday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


15 July 2008 13:51

  • This speaks well of Chinese attitudes to education: 'Stories about high school students miraculously entering universities (especially Harvard etc.) despite their modest backgrounds, financial situations or even test scores are a staple of China's newspapers, especially the more tabloid style papers.'
  • South Korea-Japan territorial dispute flares again.
  • Newsweek foreign editor Fareed Zakaria interviews Barack Obama about foreign policy. But maybe it's Zakaria being interviewed — I saw speculation last year that he would be considered for a senior foreign policy spot in a Democratic administration.
  • The Undercover Economist defends speculators.