Reader Mail Jun 4, 2009

Careful whom you call 'Chinese'

Regarding Gregory Clark's May 27 article "Cross-strait gap narrows": Clark's knowledge of Taiwan is sadly out of date. Moreover, he appears to accept unquestionably what he was told in Beijing. Contrary to his assertion that "the Taiwan people are Chinese, think Chinese, and speak ...

Reader Mail Feb 19, 2009

Harvard has yet to sell itself

Regarding the Feb. 5 article "Why can't Japanese kids get into Harvard?": The answer is that they are not interested. Harvard is difficult, expensive and far from Japan. Although there are many promising Japanese candidates for Harvard, they usually go to medical schools or ...