Nov 06

Despite great strides made over gender equality in the last 60 years, there are still a lot China can do as a nation to promote greater equality and promote the livelihoods of women – especially in the rural areas.

But in the city at least, the power dynamics between men and women seems to be changing – at least on a family per family basis.

Here is an entertaining video from James Fallow on who holds the family purse in China? Continue reading »

Nov 03

Fool’s Mountain’s Photo Page

Written by: dewang | Filed under:Photos | 3 Comments » newest 2009-11-09 05:43:04

Fools Mountain’s Favorites on Flickr

Some of you might have noticed the “Photos” page on our top navigation. I want to give you a quick introduction. We now have a “photostream” on Flickr.com containing photos of China we think you will find interesting. In the future, we will bring you more photos through this page. We hope to bring the photographers who took these pictures and share with you their thoughts. Currently running on the “Photos” page are some amazing pictures of modern day Shanghai. The version in the post is shrunk to not take up so much space, and you are welcome to click on the Photos page to get to the full-size version.