Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 31st Mar 2013 19:58 UTC
In the News "Not only has China's Central TV been running regular follow ups to its March 15 expose on Apple's iPhone repair policies, but on Thursday People's Daily - the Communist Party's official propaganda organ - attacked the company for the fourth day in a row, devoting half a page to negative articles." This isn't rocket science. The west treats Chinese technology companies like crap, so they treat western companies like crap. How exactly does this surprise anyone? And why is it okay for our governments to engage in political games to smear foreign companies, but we throw a hissy fit when a foreign nation engages in the same political games to smear western companies? It sucks for Apple to be the target right now, but had this occurred a decade ago, it would have been Microsoft.
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RE[2]: No morals by anyone here
by kristoph on Mon 1st Apr 2013 02:29 UTC in reply to "RE: No morals by anyone here"
kristoph
Member since:
2006-01-01

I think that you have probably not spent a great deal of time in China.

It is the native Chinese who tend to act like 'gods', routinely denigrate underlings, and favor incredibly ostentatious displays of wealth.

Most foreigners in China act pretty much like they act in any other city, which is to say they don't denigrate people and don't go out of their way to display their wealth.

( Note that I am by no means suggesting all wealthy, or even most, Chinese are like this. However, there is certainly more wealthy Chinese then there is wealthy foreigners behaving 'badly' in China. )

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Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

think that you have probably not spent a great deal of time in China.


You do know that Asia is bigger then China, right? The OP was talking about the region (as well as Africa and South America) and not China.

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kristoph Member since:
2006-01-01

I think what I was trying to say is that this argument does not really apply to China, which this article is about.

It may Apply to other countries and so future hypothetical situation but that has nothing much to do with anything.

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