Skip to comments.An Old Couple and Chinese Fake (a fable)
Posted on 08/08/2007 12:14:41 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
There were an old couple who planted seeds to grow crops, but the seeds never germinated. They were Chinese fake. In despair, they drank pesticide to kill themselves. Fortunately, it was also Chinese fake and the couple survived. Happy that they can live again, they celebrated their new lease on life by having a liquor, which finally killed them. It was again Chinese fake.
China's incompetent medical staff killed senior S. Korean diplomat, too. It happened at Vista Clinic in Beijing, allegedly the first-rate clinic frequented by many foreigners.
Here is the information I pulled up from Internet. For some reason, their source link, www.vista-china.net, does not work.
Beijing Vista Clinic 维世达诊所
This full service western style clinic conveniently located at the Kerry Center prides itself on its cleanliness and the skill and attitudes of its staff. With a pharmacy and lab on location it is a very professional facility. Good for those with better Japanese than Mandarin or English. Languages: English, Japanese, Chinese. Medical services: Ob/gyn, pediatrics, dentistry, ophthalmology, dermatology, ENT, traditional medicine, physiotherapy, psychiatry and more. Pay on the spot or direct billing with approved insurance provider.
B29 Kerry Center, 1 Guanghua Lu
Accepts International Credit Cards
That’s interesting, Tiger Likes Rooster.
It patterns it's medical and business practices after the life of it's model, John Kerry (who served in Viet Nam) .. specifically ... fake.
Thanks for the info on the clinic Tiger. I used to live in Beijing and went to the Beijing United or the International SOS whenever I had to. I was worried that it was one of these but thankfully its not.
Never heard of Vista all the time that I was in Beijing. Its either new or its not all that good to start with. Its probably another ploy to kill Japanese expats in the city :)
The South Koreans who made this joke are quick to forget their own recent history. South Korea had its plenty share of fakes back in the 1960s and 1970s.
Fake and copyright-violation products are essentially a rite of passage for most developing nations.
Oh, if you really want to play this game of faking, let’s not forget the fake Korean scientist Hwang Woo-Suk who claimed to have cloned human embryonic stem cells and was initially supported by millions of blind South Koreans in his defense.
” Why are you so quick to lump the action of one incompetnent doctor onto an entire country?”
He didn’t. He C&P’d a joke that’s been making the rounds in his locale. But you seem to have assumed ...
Welcome to Free Republic, GeorgeKant.
Hwang's problem is debunked by local scientists and journalists. S. Korea did not cover it up, unlike Chinese regimes tend to do.
A small website frequented by bio/medical scientists started questioning Hwang's research and they broke it open. In China, they would have been promptly shut down to save embarrassment.
If you are going to make fake and dangerous products, don't export them and cry conspiracy when you are caught. And if you make a mistake such as getting a foreign senior diplomat killed, promptly apologize. Don't drag your feet or try to dismiss it. According to the news report, the clinic is still taking patients and the doctor who treated the dead diplomat is still working.
It was not copying that mattered. It was dangerous and unsafe products. And gull to export them.
Don't export them. It is China who has a huge chip on their shoulder. They know they are pushing (unsafe) craps to the world, and now turn around and say they are blamed merely for "underperformance." It is not just underperformance. If it were, things would not have been this controversial. Japanese and S. Korean products all underperformed, and were called junks in the past. But they are just junks. They did not have deadly chemicals in them, or unsafe enough to wound or kill consumers.
If Chinese do not mind consuming such unsafe and deadly products, that is their business. I do not understand why they are exporting them overseas in such a massive quantity.
Neither Japanese nor S. Koreans did that. Actually back in the past, quality control for export items was markedly stringent than those for domestic consumption.
You do no want to lose faith to the world. Then do more stringent quality control on export items. Voluntarily ban items which can create really bad publicity.
Finally, don't think that past S. Koreans are on the same league as current Chinese on this matter. It is two or more order of magnitude higher for Chinese.
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