Bits and bobs

  • The China Beat blog today republished my post about the Model UN, introducing this blog to their readers. Thank you China Beat!
  • So Huang Yueqin, the director of the National Centre for Mental Health, has said that 100 million people, or 7% of China’s population, is mentally ill. That’s funny: in a recent Beida lecture aimed at foreign students, my teacher told us the total figure of all kinds of disabilities was 6.3%. Get your story straight. (And a response a Chinese friend wrote me on facebook to that 100 million statistic: “Let’s put another zero and it’s not far from the truth, hoho”.)
  • I couldn’t resist putting up this clever illustration, from a Japanese blog: