Alle Einträge vom 12.8.2006

Ärger mit der Ming-Dynastie für Daimler-Chrysler (und den Spiegel)

Saturday, 12.8.2006

DaimlerChryslers Ärger mit der Ming-Dynastie “Die Han- und die Ming-Dynastien fanden ihr Ende schon vor Jahrtausenden, doch jetzt machen sie DaimlerChrysler noch mal richtigen Ärger…” Quelle: spiegel.de.


Das freche blaue Kätzchen hat 3000 Fragen

Saturday, 12.8.2006

Chinas Cartoonindustrie boomt Quelle: China Economic Net (deutschsprachige Ausgabe).


The Chinese economy continues to defy gravity

Saturday, 12.8.2006

China’s Financials Need an Overhaul McKinsey Global Institute’s director [Diana Farrell] says aggressive reform of the mainland’s financial system is necessary to promote sustainable growth. Quelle: Business Week.


Strongest typhoon for half a century

Saturday, 12.8.2006

Von Jonathan Watts. Quelle: The Guardian.


Reform test in bumper harvests

Saturday, 12.8.2006

Strong harvests have caused mainland wheat prices to fall, leading to losses for many newly privatized grain reserves companies formed in the past two years as China reformed its grain reserves system … Farmers … are racing to sell to depots before the minimum price ends … Von Lucy Hornby. Quelle: The Standard/ Reuters.

Foto: Tom Carter


Clash of the trade titans

Saturday, 12.8.2006

… The Joint Economic Committee, consisting of Democratic and Republican members from both chambers of Congress, released a study two weeks ago called “Five Challenges That China Must Overcome to Sustain Economic Growth.” The five challenges are: …  Committee chairman Congressman Jim Saxton said: “The Chinese government itself has acknowledged some of these problems, but resolving them would require major structural reforms that could threaten aspects of the Chinese political system.” Von Liu Kinming. Quelle: The Standard (8.8.2006).


TRANSRAPID revisited

Saturday, 12.8.2006

Noch eine neue Magnetbahn aus China Während Transrapid-Konsortium und Behörden streiten, werben chinesische Konkurrenten für ihre Züge. Von Johnny Erling (Die Welt). Ferner: Brandunfall legt deutschen Transrapid in Shanghai lahm.


The schoolhouse version of the sweatshop

Saturday, 12.8.2006

The huge demand for English teachers in China is inadvertently leading many into jobs fraught with abuse and prison- like conditions, writes Audra Ang. “… In one case, an American ended up dead …” Quelle: The Standard/ AP.