Markets in everything, China fact of the day edition

by on April 29, 2008 at 6:59 am in Economics | Permalink

Police in southern China have discovered a factory manufacturing Free Tibet flags, media reports say. The factory in Guangdong had been completing overseas orders for the flag of the Tibetan government-in-exile.

Here is the link, hat tip to Christopher Hayes.

1 jack April 29, 2008 at 9:39 am

Now this is hilarious:

Russia infuriated with Chinese export copies of Su-27 jet fighters

Talking about cognitive dissonance…since when do either of these guys care about IP??

This is coming from the Russian semi-propaganda newspaper Pravda!?

Is there something deeper going on???

2 Yan Li April 29, 2008 at 2:03 pm

Pragmatism is a wonderful quality many Chinese learn to cultivate at a very young age.

3 Naadir Jeewa April 29, 2008 at 3:18 pm

Reminds me of a Bill Hicks routine:

Patriot: My daddy died in the Korean War for that flag!
Bill: Funny, my US flag was made in Korea.

4 Euro Millions March 6, 2010 at 10:04 am

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