China said on Monday it was willing to work together with the Philippines to push for the conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement, considered an alternative to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that the new US President Donald Trump will abandon.
While many expressed dismay at what at once appeared to be a much angrier, darker and more bitter inaugural speech than had ever been seen before, Trump's statements did not surprise Chinese netizens watching at home.
Fish Man (鲛人) -- Chinese mermaid in Chinese mythology
According to Book of Supernatural Beings (搜神记), Fish Men/Women look like humans but with a fish tail. When they weep, their tears transformed into pearls; and their oil can keep lamp burning for a thousand years.
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