Tuesday, December 15, 2009

The rise of China as the global economic power

Will the World be 'China-centric’ soon?

The rise of China will change the meaning of time. The US was born modern and without a memory because it was European settlers, not Americans, who created it. So there’s always a transience about Americans, who have a deep insecurity about themselves...Whereas the first thing a Chinese likes to say is: “We are the product of a 5,000-year civilisation.”

Now that’s thinking long term! — The Straits Times

Read the whole article HERE