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China Keeps Tight Rein on Mao Legacy

Friday, 8.9.2006

Quelle: NYT/Reuters.


A responsible international citizen

Friday, 8.9.2006

Time to end currency impasse “… At this month’s IMF meeting in Singapore, the Chinese leadership will be under scrutiny. If China widens the narrow band in which the yuan is allowed to trade – a possibility recently suggested by Premier Wen Jiabao – it can use the Singapore meeting to brandish its credentials as a responsible international citizen. Alternatively, China can adopt a belligerently nationalistic stance and accentuate the international financial system’s premature midlife crisis.” Von Andy Mukherjee. Quelle: The Standard/ Bloomberg.


China gets picky with foreign investment

Friday, 8.9.2006

“While China still welcomes all forms of foreign investment it will open up its arms wider to investors who have advanced technologies to offer, Chinese Vice Premier Wu Yi assured representatives of multinationals …” Quelle: Xinhuanet.


Green GDP

Friday, 8.9.2006

Pollution caused losses of 511.8 billion yuan (64 billion U.S. dollars) in 2004, which was 3.05 percent of the 16 trillion yuan (2 trillion U.S. dollars) gross domestic product (GDP) that year …the figures mark “only the beginning of our efforts in calculating Green GDP,” said Pan Yue, vice-minister of SEPAQuelle: Xinhuanet.


Konfuzius nach Hamburg

Friday, 8.9.2006

Hamburg erhält Teehaus und Konfuzius-Institut Quelle: Die Welt.