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|Fons Tuinstra||7,005||Share circle for Google+ users on China in DecemberOnce a month we publish a moderated circle of active Google+ users, who are involved with China (you do not have to live there). Here is our December installment.Do you want to be included in 2014? Ping this messages. Feel free to share this message, but ask your people to plus the original message if they want to be included next time.You are wrongly included? Let me know.||2013-12-02 13:03:16||216||0||1||0||CC G+|
|Jay Beek||1,056||Sharing circle C10 ! Add for more circles daily !Another round of #topengagers !(Be sure to click READ MORE, it is important if you want to be included in this circle next time)These people shareThese people +1These people create original contentThese people make G+ BetterIf you add this circle, you will, without a doubt, see your engagement soar through the roof. Guaranteed. If you were notified, you guessed it, you are already in.To be included in the NEXT top engagers circle this week is easier than ever.1.) Follow me2.) Share this post3.) Keep engaging#sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharecircle #publiccircle #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #topengagers #engagers #snowballcircle #snowball #circles #circleshare #circlemasters #circlemaster #circlequeen #crazycircles #circlehub #morefollowers #ghosttown||2013-11-26 22:46:04||501||0||0||1||CC G+|
|Fons Tuinstra||7,005||Shared circle of active China Google+ users for NovemberA heavily cleaned up circle of active Google+ users with a China relationship. We have kicked out some people who have no relationship with China or have not used their account for ages. Did we kick you out wrongly, or are you not included while you want? Plus this message and we will include you in December.Feel free to share this circle, but do as people to plus the original message if they want to be included in December.||2013-11-04 08:35:09||207||0||1||4||CC G+|
|Fons Tuinstra||7,005||China Google+ circle for China - October editionThe monthly shared circle of active Google+ users with a close relationship to China (you do not have to live there).Do feel free to share this messageAre you not included, and you want to be part of the November edition, plus this message.You want to get out? Let me know.||2013-10-02 06:57:19||200||0||1||3||CC G+|
|Fons Tuinstra||7,005||September shared circle of active G+ users - China chapterTwo special welcomes to the China chapter of active Google+ users: +Hugo Barra who joined Xiaomi last week, and +Sara Hsu who joined the +China Speakers Bureau and participated last week in our +China Weekly Hangout .Feel free to share this circle and ask people to plus the original message, if they want to be included in October.||2013-09-02 08:00:39||191||2||1||1||CC G+|
|Fons Tuinstra||7,005||The August installment of the shared circle of active Google+ users on China (you do not have to live there). Feel free to share with others.Do you want to be included in September? Plus this message (and if you share, ask people to go back to this original message)||2013-08-06 08:00:55||201||0||0||4||CC G+|
|Fons Tuinstra||7,005||July has kicked in, time for the July shared circle of Google+ users who maintain a relation with China. Are you wrongly not in this circle, and do you want to be in our August edition: plus this message.Feel free to share.||2013-07-01 07:34:47||190||0||1||0||CC G+|
|Don Dobbie||10,579||#sharedcircles ||2013-05-29 19:27:12||480||0||0||3||CC G+|
|Don Dobbie||10,579||#sharedcircles ||2013-05-28 08:24:47||266||3||2||4||CC G+|
|Don Dobbie||10,579||#sharedcircles ||2013-05-28 08:22:45||267||2||2||3||CC G+|
|Don Dobbie||10,579||#sharedcircles ||2013-05-28 08:14:52||299||2||2||3||CC G+|
|Paul Scott||1,808||Add Add Add!!! #circle #circles #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #add #addcircle #addpeople #addfriends #networking #network #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #share #friends #monday #twoheartz #truheartz #twotruheartz ||2013-05-14 05:06:13||500||6||0||4||CC G+|
|Fons Tuinstra||7,005||China Google circle*The May edition of circle of active Google+ users who focus on China. Do you want to be included: plus this message. Are you wrongly included? Let me know.We now and then clean up the circle, when people are not active anymore, but of course, mistakes might happen.Feel free to reshare this circle.Leave messages at the original post||2013-05-02 06:24:31||184||4||3||3||CC G+|
|Fons Tuinstra||7,005||The March edition of the shared Google+ circle on China (you do not have to live there)Are you not included and you would like to be part of the April circle? Plus this message. Do you know other whose should be? Leave their name here too.Are you wrongly included? Do let me know and I will take you out.Feel free to share this circle with others.||2013-03-04 08:54:47||157||1||1||5||CC G+|
|Laura Sanna (She Wolf)||40,668||ROCKERS and METALHEADS CIRCLE ... U P D A T E D March the 1th 2013°.¸¸.•´¯`»★°.¸¸.•´¯`»★°.¸¸.•´¯`»★°.¸¸.•´¯`»★°.¸¸.•´¯`»★°.¸¸.•´¯`»★°.¸¸.•´¯`»★If you wanna be added, Share the Circle Publicly,+1 and comment the post with ADD ME,so there can be more and more people to share the same interest ;)ROCKERS AND METALHEAD AROUND THE WORLD ＼(◣_◢)／RE-SHARING IS VEEERY APPRECIATED! ^___^ #Public #PublicCircle #CircleShare #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle #QSC #querosercirculado #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #awesomeness #awesomepeople #awesomecircle #awesome #awesomesauce #awesomeness #awesomepeople #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #awesomesauce #círculo #サークル #cercle #دائرة #growyourcircles #circles #circleshare #sharedcircle #diamondcircle #awesome #awesomesauce #awesomeness #awesomepeople #diamondclub #circle||2013-03-01 18:53:06||143||2||2||4||CC G+|
|Fons Tuinstra||7,005||The February edition of the shared circle of active Google+ users with a relation to China. Are you missing yourself or somebody else? Plus this message to get yourself added to the March edition, or add the names you want to suggest for inclusion.Are you wrongly included? Send me a message.Feel free to share this message with others, but do ask them to leave messages at this original post.||2013-02-04 08:59:25||133||1||3||7||CC G+|
|Jason Hurtado Daniels||29,511||Shared CircleSustainability and Clean TechnologyThis is the first installment of a community I am growing. Please let me know if you want to be included. Frequent sharers about: #biology #biomass #biomedical #energy #environment #ethanol #gardening #food #geothermal #green #innovation #international #internet #Linux #methane #opensource #organic #renewable #science #software #solar #startup #strategy #sustainability #technology #wave #web #wind #wireless#circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circlesharing #publiccircle ||2013-01-16 01:47:25||500||3||6||10||CC G+|
|Circle Plus||14,598||Circle Plus, Circle Update - CP-05Circle Plus#addcircle #sharedcircles #googleplus #googlepluscircles #circleplus #sharecircle #googleplusmembers #plusmembers #page #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #sharingcircle #BestSharedCircle #publiccircles #circlecount||2012-12-21 12:13:44||500||0||2||1||CC G+|
|Bob Mulholland||19,151||Inform | Act | Share | Stay Aware #InformActShareStayAware #InternetFreedom #SharedCircle *Part 1 of 2*With the impending #Anonymous day of action tomorrow #PM2012 , here's a Circle of people who care about internet freedom.+1 or share to be added.||2012-12-20 18:51:28||490||9||1||6||CC G+|
|Bob Mulholland||19,151||#InternetFreedom #SharedCircle [Part 1 of 2]+1 to be added. I don't notify anymore, but all #InternetFreedom related posts have this added:Inform | Act | Share | Stay Aware #InformActShareStayAware ||2012-12-04 15:15:23||492||5||10||11||CC G+|
|Circle Plus||14,598||Circle Plus, Circle Update - CP- 05+Circle Plus#addcircle #sharedcircles #googleplus #googlepluscircles #circleplus #sharecircle #googleplusmembers #plusmembers #page #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #sharingcircle #BestSharedCircle #publiccircles #circlecount||2012-11-28 12:15:29||501||0||1||0||CC G+|
|Michael Husband (DazeHub)||0||Time for a special SnowBallCircle Share and this is a Fast Building Circle! Follow the steps +JUSTIN MATTHEW put together for this to work and gain with us! 1. Add this circle to yours this is needed to keep you in it and to add you to the circle). 2. Share the circle publicly. Use hashtag #snowballcircle 3. Plus the circle and spread the word! 4. Once you have done this comment to be added The growth speaks for itself as +JUSTIN MATTHEW is now ranked 580 in the USA and met some great contacts!Note: If you share this circle, you can delete the previous one from your profile.#circle #circles #public #publiccircles #publiccircle #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedpubliccircles #circleoftheday #followers +Adam Houlahan +Michael Husband +J-D Robertson +Dubie Bacino +Kathy Morlock +Circle Plus +Circles +Full Circle +CircleCount +Shared Circles on G+ +Circles +Julie Shatswell +Daniel Tulloh +Chris Cota +Julie Shatswell +Julia Peterson +Jerry Allocca +Amanda Blain||2012-11-07 00:49:55||500||5||8||8||CC G+|
|Brad Leese||5,496||Wanted to share this circle with all of you. It's filled with people who I consider to be 'Movers and Shakers' and that help make the web a better place. These people are all the best at what they do, so add this circle to your profile and get ready to meet a lot of really amazing individuals! Thanks!||2012-11-01 16:25:19||500||5||4||8||CC G+|
|Bob Mulholland||19,151||#InternetFreedom #CircleShare #SharedCircles Part 1 of 2+1 the post to be included, +1 my first comment to also be notified (although these types of posts are becoming less and less common)||2012-10-01 02:46:47||498||3||2||13||CC G+|
|Nothing but Circles||9,355||Welcome to +Nothing but Circles Note: If you have been shared in this circle before, you will not be included in another. The circle is of people that just started following our page and every welcome circle will have different people in them.PLEASE take the time to read the about page, I will not answer any questions that have already been answered on the about page.||2012-09-21 20:26:03||100||8||6||29||CC G+|
|Justin Matthew (JustinMatthewUdemy)||45,600||#snowballcircle Friday #circleshare Last share is over 200 total shares, plusses and comments yet again so let's keep it rolling!Many of you know the process and for those that do not please read below!I started this circle 4 months ago with 33 people since then I myself have gained over 4,000 new Google plus contacts and made a ton of new friends.This circle rewards those who take part in interaction as seen below.. #snowballcircle Everyone in this circle continues to add followers. I have added the new requests and others that shared and plussed last weeks share BELOW INSTRUCTIONS is what make this all possible so thanksFor newcomers this system is the best, we do 3 to 4 things every share.1. Plus the post2. Share the post3. Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.4. Request to be added in comments or let me know if you should be in it and for some reason are not. #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circleshared #publiccirclesproject #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheday Let's get this one over 100 plus and shares I know we can.+Circle Plus +CircleCount +Full Circle +Shared a circle with you +Nothing but Circles +Michael Husband +Euro Maestro +Adam Houlahan +Jerry Allocca +Shaker Cherukuri||2012-09-14 15:21:05||381||40||64||62||CC G+|
|Kurt Smith||55,214||Snowball Circle Share - Add & Re-ShareHere's +JUSTIN MATTHEW popular #thesnowballcircle. There are some good plussers in here that I already follow. Help it grow by adding and re-sharing and join the fun yourself. Here's how:For first timers this works really well, we all do 3 to 4 things VERY SIMPLE.1. Plus the post2. Share the post3. Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.4. Go to +JUSTIN MATTHEW and request to be added in comments of the original post on 8/19.#circleshare #sharedpubliccircles +Circle Plus +Full Circle +Public Circles +CircleCount +Shared Circles on G+ +Best Shared Circle||2012-08-22 14:15:35||303||6||13||14||CC G+|
|Trever McGhee||40,111||+JUSTIN MATTHEW created this circle with the purpose to connect these amazing people with you.So we're helping him and he's helping us reach more people.Check it out, there's someone for everyone to circle here.It's Day 96 of our Journey to inspire you to #Take2seconds to follow us...to +Take2seconds to share this post, so that sponsors invest more into our community projects that fund other community projects that save lives.||2012-08-20 14:30:57||303||0||1||6||CC G+|
|Trever McGhee||40,111||Day 91 of our journey away from home to inspire you and those you know toTake2seconds to add this circle of amazing people,To Share this postTo add a comment to help us go beyond the 11,000 mark for followersEvery new follower means the sponsors calculators come out as they figure out just how much they can do to help us support people for free.+JUSTIN MATTHEW originally shared this circle as part of his #thesnowballcircle Which was designed to help people find more amazing followers and it's done just that. I found quite a few people over an above the ones that I was already following.With each share it helps us, you if your looking for followers and +JUSTIN MATTHEW find new people to follow. A Win win for everyone. .Add the circle and see what it brings to your stream for a few days, then keep the ones that your excited about and delete the rest for later on down the road.Help Keep the momentum going....for these amazing people, for us and yourself.Click the plus button and then add a comment if you want to be included in future circles that we do as we move forward to help more people.. #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles +Circle Plus +Full Circle +Public Circles +CircleCount +Shared Circles on G+ +Take2seconds #take2seconds||2012-08-15 17:23:56||271||13||6||16||CC G+|
|Circle Plus||14,598||Circle update: CP-5+Circle Plus#addcircle #sharedcircles #googleplus #googlepluscircles #circleplus #sharecircle #googleplusmembers #plusmembers #page #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #sharingcircle #BestSharedCircle||2012-07-28 11:21:19||501||0||0||0||CC G+|
|Julian M. Belilty||824||Added 2 Shared GREEN Circles today & thought it would be nice to share an integrated Sustainability Circle with Google+...enjoy! :)Thank you +Not My Earth (Not My Problem) & +Gideon Rosenblatt for sharing! #green #sustainability #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #climatechange #globalwarming||2012-07-26 14:50:30||386||3||0||6||CC G+|
|Gideon Rosenblatt||36,246||Green CircleIt's been a long time since I've updated this shared circle of people interested in protecting the planet. Who's in this circle? It's a mix of people I know who are actively working on environmental issues and people who have indicated that they are interested in this area. Good folks. We need you all.||2012-07-26 13:59:49||215||43||8||12||CC G+|
|Jessica Northey||1,281,237||Thanks to +JUSTIN MATTHEW for creating this!It's a great idea to meet new people.here are his instructions:WOW the #snowballcircle has picked up almost 50 new members that took part in last weeks share, which has over 100 plusses 100 shares and 80 comments. I don't know about you but I had over 400 people add me this week!Now it is time to do it again!! This circle is unique because we do not categorize the people in it. We have experts from all fields and the people that make google plus what it is!As usual 3 rules for this circle and why it does so well.1.PLUS CIRCLE2.SHARE CIRCLE3.ADD CIRCLEIf you want to be included once you have done the 3 rules request in the comments.Lets make this as big as last weeks share as it seems to be getting bigger every time!#circleshare #circlesharing #publiccirclesproject #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circleoftheday https://plus.google.com/113204619907190737614/posts/N2XKxTVUW2u||2012-07-19 06:21:31||453||19||14||28||CC G+|
|Bob Mulholland||19,151||Sorry it's been a couple weeks, but Melissa is going to have the baby any day now and my focus now needs to be offline most of the time.After Zane has been born, my posts will become regular again.#InternetFreedom #CircleShare [part 1 of 2]Inform | Act | Share | Stay Aware+1 if you want in+1 my first comment if you also want notifications. #InformActShareStayAware||2012-07-17 17:15:19||494||7||2||12||CC G+|
|John Holling||7,753||I wonder how big this circle will get. +1 it, share it, and add it!||2012-07-13 20:40:00||501||6||3||7||CC G+|
|Circle Plus||14,598||Circle update: CP-5/v0.6+Circle Plus #addcircle #sharedcircles #googleplus #googlepluscircles #circleplus #sharecircle #googleplusmembers #circle #plusmembers #page||2012-07-05 06:45:15||472||0||1||4||CC G+|
|Michael Husband (DazeHub)||0||This is a #MultiplyShareCircle and continuously circulating, it takes multiple forms, based on the members included! This Circle is Valuable and one you don't want to miss the chance to be included in.The #popular and #trending circle began with the Master of Influence himself +JUSTIN MATTHEW and will continue through all our channels and all you have to do to be in the circle there are 3 things everyone does.1. Plus the post2. Share the post3. Add this Circle.||2012-06-29 02:25:38||501||6||14||13||CC G+|
|Justin Matthew (JustinMatthewUdemy)||45,600||As promised and due to popular demand the once a week #snowballcircle share is underway. We have new people added as I promised to do and are up to 498!I personally have gained atleast1,000 great people since starting this circle 9 weeks ago or so!To be in the circle there are 3 things everyone does. 1. Plus the post2. Share the post3. ADD THE CIRCLE.As long as everyone does this it will continue to be one of the fastest growing circles on all of google plus!Oh and by the way, I don't pigeon hole people into a category like ONLY PHOTOS. This circle is made up of the fabric of gplus. #circleshare #publiccirclesproject #sharedpubliccircles #circlesharing||2012-06-25 23:47:03||498||50||106||93||CC G+|
|Tom Itoya||500||A stunning circle to take a look at 149 awesome people that without would make g plus a very dull place for me!AS usual when I share a circle I like to have diversity of all skill types.We have #astronauts #science #technology #bloggers #photographer #filmmakers #writers #tips #advice #funny you name it!It has been great slowly but surely putting this together. Oh and by the way if you want in simply plus the circle add it share it and comment that you want in. This is a community and we will help grow it!This process has been critical in myself surpassing 10,000 followers and help keep google plus going strong! Do the same add this circle and share it. Hope to see your requests!#circleshare #publiccirclesproject +Circle Plus +CircleCount +Public Circles||2012-06-24 05:48:27||149||1||2||3||CC G+|
|MarioP Grant||1,286||#sharedcircle||2012-06-09 20:16:05||331||1||0||1||CC G+|
|Circle Plus||14,598||Circle update: CP-5/v0.5+Circle Plus #addcircle #sharedcircles #googleplus #googlepluscircles #circleplus #sharecircle #googleplusmembers #circle #plusmembers #page||2012-06-02 08:00:51||500||4||3||5||CC G+|
|Michael Husband (DazeHub)||0||+JUSTIN MATTHEW Add to your Circle Bud!||2012-05-30 11:31:23||249||3||0||2||CC G+|
|Andrew Leyden||11,035||500 Random People who were crazy enough to follow me! But filled with engagers, commenters, posters and a few other random people. But if you post interesting stuff and are an active engager yourself, follow this circle and maybe get a few who will follow you back.||2012-05-05 06:29:15||495||1||0||5||CC G+|
|Peter Edenist||27,388||Final share of this circle for #scififans for some time. This has been one of the oldest circles I have curated and I wouldn't remove one person from here !Plus 1 if you want in! #projectslowboat #scifi #scifisunday #scifichat #sciencefiction #scienceeveryday #scienceisawesome||2012-04-22 14:47:44||500||7||4||14||CC G+|
|Alex Diaz (alexdiazeco)||5,310||I call this one IdeasThat's how interesting these folks are to engage with. As with the green circle I just shared, this one's bigger than 500 so not everyone is here. And just as with the greenies, let us know if you think you should be in it. The common denominator here is interesting content of no particular bent. Just plain fascinating. I can sit and go through this stream all day. Great people one and all.||2012-04-07 19:19:00||500||22||3||4||CC G+|
|Stephan Burrell||4,644||Here's my PEACE & PROGRESSIVE POLITICS Circle for those that are interested.....:)||2012-04-07 09:43:33||145||6||4||4||CC G+|
|Dominic Meagher||2,157||The China Circle - Since Google+ seems to have welcomed a whole bunch of new people from China, I thought I'd share my China circle. This is circle of people that seem to have an interest in China. I shared it once before, and this is the updated version. Later I'm going to try to work on a more selective version - I'll try to get it down to less than 100 people. But for now, this is it.If you want to be added or removed from it, please let me know in comments.||2012-03-03 03:15:25||449||0||0||4||CC G+|
|Gideon Rosenblatt||36,246||This is a group of people working on and interested in sustainability and environmental protection. There's a nice handful of folks in here working in environmental advocacy organizations as well as those working in businesses with a green bent...you know, social enterprises. It's an update from a circle I shared a couple months back. Let me know if I'm missing key folks who should be in this circle. It's still growing. #green #sustainability #brightgreen #environment||2012-02-29 01:31:19||158||32||7||12||CC G+|
|Andrew Leyden||11,035||400 Random people who started following me recently. A circle of people crazy enough to follow me--you know you want them in your circles.||2012-02-16 05:49:40||399||15||0||1||CC G+|
2012-12-17 08:20:21 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
2012-11-03 01:46:01 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)
This is very cool. Watch it if you feel like getting a 1m37 impression of the universe since the beginning.
2012-11-01 09:02:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
This is a circle of active G+ users with a strong involvement with China, the November edition. Do you want to be included? Plus this message. Wrongly included? Let me know.
2012-08-29 01:49:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Luke Hurst and Peter Drysdale's Australian Financial Review article discussing African mining opportunities (driven in large part by China) is in this week's East Asia Forum.
2012-08-28 21:02:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
I'm sure there's an important story in here somewhere but I'm afraid I'm mostly interested in the picture of Yao Ming standing about 4 times taller than an elephant.
2012-08-28 20:40:32 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
The US Chamber of Commerce in China also has a great podcast that gives an overview of Burma's democratic transformation. The interview is absolutely compelling. Anyone with an interest in Asia should absolutely listen to this.
2012-08-28 20:36:50 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Burma's democratic transformation continues at speed. If you want to read some good news, pay attention to Burma.
2012-08-25 06:04:18 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
What could go wrong?
(actually, this looks pretty cool)
2012-08-25 05:15:11 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Its official: the UN wont mess with Texas.
2012-08-25 04:05:37 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)
Wow. A whole lot of craziness here, but the part I found most surprising is that group sex is actually illegal in China. Though that probably just reflects naivety on my behalf.
2012-08-25 02:10:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
The Economist has a very interesting article about the Australian economy and the impact of its relationship with China. The article outlines how central banks and other foreign investors are turning the Australian Dollar into a safe-haven currency. 21 years without a recession seems to make people think this is a good place to put their money!
2012-08-24 23:10:17 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 1 +1s)
US Admiral Blair, former Director of US National Intelligence, speaking at the Australian National University about future directions of US strategy. I saw him speaking about a week ago at Sydney Uni. He's very engaging and there can hardly be many people who know more about this topic.
2012-08-23 03:16:27 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)
Despite a lot of buffers between the Global Financial Crisis and Australia, it looks like the impacts are going to start hitting even the mining industry.
2012-08-21 00:20:47 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)
Ken Henry, the Government's Asia Advisor, launched a book, "The China Story Yearbook 2012: Red Rising, Red Eclipse" published by the Australian Centre on China in the World, at the ANU. The book is a free download, so check it out.
2012-08-15 22:34:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
2012-08-15 02:58:46 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Good news against Big Tobacco. The Australian High Court has upheld the government's plain packaging laws and required Big Tobacco to pay the government's legal bills for their bogus law suit contesting the law.
2012-08-13 23:59:14 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
2012-08-13 23:18:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
Just got an email from Justin Lin (Chief Economist of the World Bank from 2008-2012) confirming he'll speak at the Australia-China Youth Dialogue in October. Applications are still open for Australians and Chinese aged 18-35.
2012-08-11 17:26:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
Having an extra Hangout this week, because I can!
Practice your English speaking skills in a relaxed, friendly Hangout.
If you are interested, please circle this page. You will receive an invitation when the Hangout begins.
2012-08-11 12:06:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
Probably will have a better impact on Australia's public image in South Asia than Tourism Australia's entire budget for a decade!
2012-08-10 21:42:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
From UN TV - Hungry Planet (episode18, August 2012) - "In this episode: emergency support helps build farmers' resilience against the growing food crisis in the Sahel; thousands of Syrian refugees search for safety and shelter in the impoverished Beqaa Valley in Lebanon; and a system to filter and reuse grey water for irrigation could change millions of lives in Brazil."
2012-08-08 02:46:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
The Australia-China Youth Association has their monthly e-bulletin just released, including calls for applications to the Australia-China Youth Dialogue which will be in Beijing and Chengdu from 19-24 Oct. (must be between 18-35)
2012-08-07 01:47:29 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)
2012-08-06 14:06:07 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
With all the high priority things that need doing, why would anyone choose to spend their time undoing legislation that reduces rubbish?
2012-08-06 07:27:27 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
David Mortimer AO briefly discussing the importance of the Australia-China Youth Dialogue (about 3mins).
ACYD will be held in Beijing and Chengdu from 19-24 Oct and is currently accepting applications from Chinese and Australians aged 18-35. Check out details at www.acyd.org.au
2012-08-06 07:22:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
2012-08-04 02:11:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
2012-08-02 23:08:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
This is a very gloomy picture of China's solar industry. It seems that a bunch of companies that, just a few years ago, had market capitalisation well over $10 billion have tanked down to the region of $2-300 million, and it looks like an industry wide problem, not a problem with those few companies.
2012-08-01 13:04:07 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
2012-07-30 01:07:52 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)
Polling in Aus shows now that the carbon tax has been in effect for a month, people are starting to work out that it isn't really a bad thing at all. Of course the government need this to be a continued trend all the way to the next election if they have a chance of retaining power, but the opposition look like they might have a struggle in the senate repealing the tax if they can't keep absolute domination they've got at the moment.
2012-07-26 04:09:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
An Austrian skydiver jumped nearly 30km, getting to top speeds approaching 1,000kph today! Awesome.
2012-07-18 05:40:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Probably the most important thing to know about the Chinese economy: "the trend matters more than the cycle".
2012-07-17 23:08:46 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 7 +1s)
This is mesmerising.
2012-07-17 21:58:29 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)
Sweet. I hope they finance this by placing relevant job ads and things like that :)
2012-07-17 00:00:07 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)
Best campaign ever.
2012-07-14 09:28:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
NSW Labor - about as impressive as the US Republican Party.
2012-07-12 13:09:33 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
This is just stunning. Follow the link to watch the video.
2012-07-12 00:01:45 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)
China's approach of building lots of infrastructure in places where there are no people makes a lot more sense than you might think at first. When you have ~10% growth and have to deal with urbanisation at a rate of 25m people / year, you're always trying to build to target levels a few years down the track, else you're constantly left behind.
2012-07-06 00:30:34 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
A #MustRead on the coming oil boom.
From the article:
"There is enough oil in the ground to deep-fry the lot of us, and no obvious means to prevail upon governments and industry to leave it in the ground. Twenty years of efforts to prevent climate breakdown through moral persuasion have failed, with the collapse of the multilateral process at Rio de Janeiro last month. The world's most powerful nation is again becoming an oil state, and if the political transformation of its northern neighbour is anything to go by, the results will not be pretty."
2012-07-04 00:37:15 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
The +East Asia Forum has a good article explaining some of the reasons people are wrong to think of China's investment rate as too high, or its consumption too low. I hope there's more of these in the pipeline because that's a meme that I find very annoying.
2012-07-03 22:39:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
I normally don't care about state politics, but this is becoming a big problem in Queensland. The trouble is, we're most likely stuck with this government for a decade based on the total wipeout of the opposition at the last election.
2012-07-03 21:30:31 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Sigh. Well, it wasn't going to be stopped anyway. There was never any political will to deal with this as a risk mitigation thing. Looks like adaptation will be a necessary part of the response now.
2012-07-01 01:46:04 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)
As of today Australia has a $23/t carbon price. The price is fixed until 2015 when it becomes determined by the market, but with a floor price around $15/t.
2012-06-30 00:01:45 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)
Australia's carbon price goes into effect tomorrow.
2012-06-28 01:21:42 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)
Applications to attend the 2012 Australia-China Youth Dialogue (ACYD) in Beijing and Chengdu are now open!
ACYD is a bilateral young leaders dialogue held annually, alternately between Australia and China. This year the Dialogue returns to China and will be held in Beijing and Chengdu between 19-24 October.
The Dialogue selects 15 Australian and 15 Chinese delegates aged 18-35 to participate in an intensive, five-day curriculum designed to challenge their existing conceptions on important issues facing Australia China. Being the 40th anniversary of Australia-China diplomatic relations this year, the theme of the dialogue is, "At 40 there are no doubts: next steps in Australia-China relations"
Further information, including how to apply is available at: http://acyd.org.au/
2012-06-20 00:13:29 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)
2012-06-16 13:25:54 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)
Aung San Suu Kyi finally receives the Nobel Peace Prize she was awarded in 1991.
2012-06-16 12:39:03 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
2012-06-13 05:45:04 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)
2012-06-12 15:54:06 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Very sad day. Elinor Ostrom was one of my favourite economists.
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