Alle Einträge vom 20.9.2006

We were a blue nation, too

Wednesday, 20.9.2006

Who’re you calling yellow? We were a blue nation, too “… Contrary to traditional beliefs, shipping lines were much more important than the Silk Road in linking the East and the West …” Von Wang Shanshan. Quelle: Xinhua.


China-Fotos von Sam Stearman

Wednesday, 20.9.2006

Musiker in Huanlongxi, südlich von Chengdu.


Fearless (aktualisiert)

Wednesday, 20.9.2006

Exit Kicking: Jet Li’s Martial Arts Swan Song Terrence Rafferty (NYT) über den Film “Fearless” mit Jet Li [Li Lianjie]. Ergänzung: Jet Li falls off building during fight sequence for “Fearless”


Wu Bangguo in Heilongjiang

Wednesday, 20.9.2006

Scientific concept of development urged “… In the first half of the year, the energy required to produce 10,000 yuan of GDP in China rose a further 0.8 percent. To add to the disappointment, China has seen an alarming rise in its key pollution indices – chemical oxygen demand (COD) and sulfur dioxide (SO2) – despite the government’s environmental targets and pollution control efforts. It indicates that China’s ‘extensive economic growth mode and irrational economic structure haven’t fundamentally changed,’ Wu said …” Quelle: Xinhua.


More violence seen at Tainan protest rally

Wednesday, 20.9.2006

“Red-clad anti-corruption protesters in southern Taiwan were attacked again last night after police failed to fend off brutal assaults from supporters of President Chen Shui-bian… People in Taiwan were shocked by the mob and riot sent to their living rooms via live TV telecast…” Quelle: China Post. Dort auch weitere Berichte.


Shanghai muddle over popular name

Wednesday, 20.9.2006

“According to official statistics, it is the city’s most popular name and is currently shared by 3,937 people…” Quelle: BBC. 


Gescheiterte Transplantation

Wednesday, 20.9.2006
Penis recipient said to have new organ removed “… At day 14 postoperatively because of a severe psychological problem of the recipient and his wife, the transplanted penis regretfully had to be cut off …” Quelle: taiwannews.com/ AFP, vgl. Bericht im Guardian. Xinhua: “… The patient finally decided to give up the treatment because of the wife’s psychological rejection, as well as the swollen shape of the transplanted penis”.

Fifty Influential Public Intellectuals

Wednesday, 20.9.2006

Edited by Nicolai Volland. Quelle: DACHS.