Alle Einträge vom 29.8.2006

Fictional costume farces

Tuesday, 29.8.2006

TV regulator denies banning extramarital affair from prime time “… Wang Weiping, deputy director of the television drama department of SARFT reported earlier that the administration plans to promote more mainstream television dramas and limit fictional costume farces. At that time he did not say what the limits on costume dramas might be. China produced 12,447 episodes of television dramas, and 42 percent were historical costume dramas …” Quelle: People’s Daily Online.


Too much is happening too fast

Tuesday, 29.8.2006

Don’t rule out collapse … [Gordon] Chang said the only thing that prevents the Chinese people from withdrawing their savings from the banks is that they do not know the truth about the financial condition of those institutions. “A system that depends on the continued ignorance of hundreds of millions of people is inherently unstable …” Kommentar von Liu Kin-ming (The Standard).


Reich werden im Paralleluniversum

Tuesday, 29.8.2006

Online-Rollenspiele: “Ailin Gräf hat es geschafft. Die aus China stammende Hessin wurde im Online-Rollenspiel Second Life … die reichste Unternehmerin unter den mehr als 500 000 registrierten Charakteren … Die in Frankfurt ansässige Volkshochschuldozentin beschäftigt inzwischen in China 20 Grafik-Designer …” Quelle: Die Welt.


Vermischtes aus China

Tuesday, 29.8.2006

Westliche Agenturen übernehmen zunehmend “vermischte Meldungen” aus China. Eine neue Unterhaltungs-Ressource. Woman Crashes When Teaching Dog to Drive (NYT/ AP/ Xinhua). Vgl. Artikel im Guardian.


Nicht unbedingt zur Reisevorbereitung geeignet

Tuesday, 29.8.2006

Peking aus dem Blickwinkel deutscher Künstler Roland Wildberg bespricht in der Welt am Sonntag das Photobuch “Neobiota” von Christine de la Garenne und Via Lewandowsky.


Devisenreserven

Tuesday, 29.8.2006

“… According to public data, by the end of November 2005, China held around US$ 250 billion of U.S. treasury bonds of. Under pressure from the appreciation of RMB, the U.S. dollar would devalue …” Quelle: People’s Daily Online.