Bergtempel am Hengshan (Provinz Shanxi)Monday, 31.7.2006
Foto: Shen Yun, Ende Juli 2006
Foto: Shen Yun, Ende Juli 2006
Quelle:Â People’s Daily Online.
“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).
“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.
“… Weâ€™re confident all our Lenovo computers donâ€™t possess any backdoor surveillance equipment, spy chips or the like …” Quelle: NYT.
Quelle: People’s Daily Online.
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. æ±Ÿè‹å°„é˜³åŒ–å·¥åŽ‚çˆ†ç‚¸äº‹æ•…å·²åŸºæœ¬ç¡®å®š22æ»29ä¼¤ und n-tv.de, ferner NYT/ Reuters.
Karriere im Ausland “… verlieÃŸ die Sinologin Bettina SchÃ¶n die Heimat … sie … kann als Frau in einer FÃ¼hrungsposition arbeiten und zugleich Mutter sein. ‘Da ist China Deutschland ein groÃŸes StÃ¼ck voraus’ …” Quelle: Die Welt.
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.
Ã–ldiebe durch GenickschuÃŸ hingerichtet Das Oberste Provinzgericht bestÃ¤tigt die Todesurteile. Ein neues Delikt dÃ¼rfte Zahl der Exekutionen in die HÃ¶he treiben. Von Johnny Erling (Die Welt).
Tibet railway line hit by cracks, sinking base Quelle: The Standard/ AFP.
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.
GefÃ¤ngnisstrafen in Beijing werden humaner Quelle: china.org.cn
Bericht von Jonathan Watts (The Guardian).
Der Tempel ist besonders fÃ¼r seine mingzeitlichen Wandmalereien bekannt.Â Quelle:Â china.org.cn
28.7.2006Â Chinese Workers Protest at Factory Making Toys for McDonaldâ€™s Von Jim Yardley (NYT).
“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.
Bei Shanshenmiao in Mentougou, einem Stadtbezirk Pekings. Juli 2006.Â
Foto: Shen Yun
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 heliumÂ¨C3. Helium-3 has many advantages over tritium, the fuel that is increasingly being used in thermonuclear fusions …” Quelle: People’s Daily Online.
BerichtÂ von Matt Gross (NYT). Teil einer Reise von Zentralasien nach Peking.
“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.
Pull of power and money is destroying at a rapid pace homes that represent the heritage of capital, writes Verna Yu (The Standard/ AFP).
“Inder und Chinesen bekommen immer weniger Kinder. Und sie wÃ¼nschen sich nur mÃ¤nnliche Nachkommen.” Von Isabelle AttanÃ©. Quelle: Le Monde diplomatique, dt. Ausgabe.