Alle Einträge vom July, 2006

Bergtempel am Hengshan (Provinz Shanxi)

Monday, 31.7.2006

Foto: Shen Yun, Ende Juli 2006


French Culture Year opens in Beijing

Monday, 31.7.2006

Quelle: People’s Daily Online.


Soaring temperatures: China’s Sock City faces a chilly future

Monday, 31.7.2006

“As soaring temperatures render my 87 pairs redundant, China’s Sock City faces a chilly future … the dynamism of Shenzhou, otherwise known as Tie City, not to mention Shirt City, Shawl City and (rather further south) the underwear hub we may possibly call Pants City, just west of Bra County. All these, and more, are part of China’s miracle. They are ‘lump economies’, places of critical mass …” Glosse von Peter Preston (The Guardian).


Urbanisierung

Monday, 31.7.2006

“Up to 300 million Chinese farmers will move into cities over the next 20 years, said a report released by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) … The report, carried out by Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, predicted that, by 2010, there will be about 125 cities in China with a population of over one million. Fifty cities will have a population in excess of two million …” Quelle: People’s Daily Online.


Lenovo Aims to Calm Fears Over Security

Monday, 31.7.2006

“… We’re confident all our Lenovo computers don’t possess any backdoor surveillance equipment, spy chips or the like …” Quelle: NYT.


Tomb of first emperor’s grandmother unearthed in Xi’an

Sunday, 30.7.2006

Quelle: People’s Daily Online.


Katastrophe in chinesisch-deutschem Chemiewerk

Sunday, 30.7.2006

At least 22 people have died and 28 are still missing after an explosion at a chemical plant in east China [Fuyuan, Jiangsu], jointly run with Germany, state media reports. Quelle: BBC. Aus Xinhua-Bericht: “… The blast, which took place at 8:45 a.m. Friday at the Fuyuan Chemical Plant, a Sino-German joint venture in Linhai Township of Sheyang County, toppled the workshop. The plant produces Dichloro Fluoro Benzene for industry. …” Vgl. 江苏射阳化工厂爆炸事故已基本确定22æ­»29伤 und n-tv.de, ferner NYT/ Reuters.


Kataloge der Pariser Dunhuang-Manuskripte im Internet

Sunday, 30.7.2006

Eingescannte Kataloge der Pelliot-Manuskripte und Frühdrucke sind jetzt unter http://www.bnf.fr/pages/catalog/mssor-num2.htm benutzbar. Quelle, Erläuterung:  IGCS.


Karriere in China

Saturday, 29.7.2006

Karriere im Ausland “… verließ die Sinologin Bettina Schön die Heimat … sie … kann als Frau in einer Führungsposition arbeiten und zugleich Mutter sein. ‘Da ist China Deutschland ein großes Stück voraus’ …” Quelle: Die Welt.


On a mountaintop overlooking the Pacific Ocean

Saturday, 29.7.2006

China’s Growing Pollution Reaches U.S. “On a mountaintop overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Steven Cliff collects evidence of an industrial revolution taking place thousands of miles away …” Quelle: NYT/AP.


Ölklau unerwünscht

Saturday, 29.7.2006

Öldiebe durch Genickschuß hingerichtet Das Oberste Provinzgericht bestätigt die Todesurteile. Ein neues Delikt dürfte Zahl der Exekutionen in die Höhe treiben. Von Johnny Erling (Die Welt).


Die Tibet-Bahn und der Klimawandel

Saturday, 29.7.2006

Tibet railway line hit by cracks, sinking base Quelle: The Standard/ AFP.


Gegen ausländische Immobilienspekulation – Deutschland als warnendes Beispiel

Saturday, 29.7.2006

Regulating, not restricting foreign investmen on housing “China rejects foreign speculations on its housing market … China is currently one of the very few countries in the 187-member IMF without any limitation on housing investment. That makes it possible for foreign investors to make speculative moves on the housing market, which pushes housing prices up. In Germany, for example, 62 percent of its property investment was foreign capital in 2005, which was twice as much as that in 2004. As a result, housing prices in Germany soared and the public was anxious … This also is happening in China …” Quelle: People’s Daily Online.


Pekinger dürfen ihre Gefängnisse besichtigen

Friday, 28.7.2006

Gefängnisstrafen in Beijing werden humaner Quelle: china.org.cn


Chinese police decide paralysed campaigner [Fu Xiancai] broke his own neck

Friday, 28.7.2006

Bericht von Jonathan Watts (The Guardian).


Pekinger Fahai-Tempel wird renoviert

Friday, 28.7.2006

Der Tempel ist besonders für seine mingzeitlichen Wandmalereien bekannt. Quelle:  china.org.cn


Arbeiterproteste in Dongguan

Friday, 28.7.2006

28.7.2006  Chinese Workers Protest at Factory Making Toys for McDonald’s Von Jim Yardley (NYT).


Massnahmen gegen Landmissbrauch

Friday, 28.7.2006

The Cabinet has ordered government bodies at all levels to strengthen their management of land use, saying too much of it is being given away on the cheap. The State Council issued the order at a meeting Tuesday, a day before Premier Wen Jiabao issued a stern warning on the dangers of economic overheating resulting from excessive fixed-asset investment, Xinhua News Agency said Thursday …” Quelle: The Standard.


Sommer in Mentougou

Thursday, 27.7.2006

Bei Shanshenmiao in Mentougou, einem Stadtbezirk Pekings. Juli 2006. 

Foto: Shen Yun


On the Moon, several meters below the surface

Thursday, 27.7.2006

China outlines objectives for lunar probe project “… Since the Earth’s resources are limited, there is a need for a new program to address the long-term energy needs of humanity. On the Moon, several meters below the surface, there are rare, rich gas atoms. The most interesting of these is helium¨C3. Helium-3 has many advantages over tritium, the fuel that is increasingly being used in thermonuclear fusions …” Quelle: People’s Daily Online.


Die Katastrophe, die nicht sein durfte

Thursday, 27.7.2006

“Nach 30 Jahren ist das Beben von Tangshan für die KP noch immer problematisch.” Artikel von Johnny Erling (Die Welt). Neue Version des Artikels: Zerstörungskraft von 400 Atombomben


Frugal Traveler: Into the Mountains of Kyrgyzstan

Thursday, 27.7.2006

Bericht von Matt Gross (NYT). Teil einer Reise von Zentralasien nach Peking.


Diskussion um Grab der Kaiserin Wu Zetian

Thursday, 27.7.2006

“China’s State Administration of Cultural Heritage (SACH) does not support the excavation of the 1,300-year-old tomb of Wu Zetian [Qianling], the only empress in Chinese history, said a cultural official recently …” Quelle: People’s Daily Online.


Beijing tears up its roots of history

Thursday, 27.7.2006

Pull of power and money is destroying at a rapid pace homes that represent the heritage of capital, writes Verna Yu (The Standard/ AFP).


Nachtrag: Welt ohne Frauen

Wednesday, 26.7.2006

Inder und Chinesen bekommen immer weniger Kinder. Und sie wünschen sich nur männliche Nachkommen.” Von Isabelle Attané. Quelle: Le Monde diplomatique, dt. Ausgabe.