Alle Einträge vom September, 2006

Congressional-Executive Report 2006

Tuesday, 26.9.2006

“The Congressional-Executive Commission on China released its 2006 Annual Report on human rights conditions and the development of the rule of law in China to the President and the Congress on Wednesday, September 20 …” Download hier. Xinhua-Kommentar hier.


Qualified

Tuesday, 26.9.2006

“Qualified foreign institutional investors (QFIIs) earned more than 20 billion yuan (2.5 billion U.S. dollars) in China in the past three years, said Sun Jie, an official with the China Securities Regulatory Commission …” Quelle: Xinhua.


Long beard, broad mouth and big ears

Tuesday, 26.9.2006

“… The China Confucius Foundation (CCF) on Saturday unveiled a standard portrait of ancient philosopher and educator Confucius in order to give him a single, recognizable identity around the world … A standard portrait is needed so that different countries could have the same image of him … The sculpture depicts Confucius as an old man with a long beard, broad mouth and big ears …” Quelle: Xinhua.


Shanghai’s Party Leader, Mistrusted by Hu, Is Purged

Tuesday, 26.9.2006

Von Joseph Kahn. Quelle: NYT.


Shanghai Party chief sacked for pension scandal

Monday, 25.9.2006

[3 Zeilen] Quelle: Xinhua


Nachbar China

Monday, 25.9.2006

“Nachbar China” – Altkanzler Schmidt warnt vor Panikmache Im Thalia Theater mahnt der “Zeit”-Herausgeber weniger Besserwisserei an. Er stellt sein neues Buch vor. Quelle: Die Welt/ dpa.


Transrapid

Monday, 25.9.2006

China stellt Transrapid auf den Prüfstand Im einzigen Land, wo der Transrapid kommerziell genutzt wird, trauert man mit den Angehörigen der Opfer. Gleichzeitig wird aber überlegt, ob der Weiterbau der Shanghaier Flughafenanbindung nach Hangzhou auch wegen der hohen Kosten sinnvoll ist. Von Johnny Erling (Die Welt).


Green GDP

Monday, 25.9.2006

Just a drop in the ocean “With the release recently of the first China green GDP report, many would argue that the bigwigs in Beijing are being hugely progressive. They are. Clearly some influential figures are taking the many environmental problems in China very seriously. But the really disappointing thing about the green GDP is that it is so limited and so much of China’s most damaging environmental trends are not even slated for inclusion in the project …” Von James Rose (The Standard). 


49 obsolete Chinese words, Part I

Monday, 25.9.2006

Quelle: Xinhua.


Westliche Heuschrecken

Monday, 25.9.2006

China fürchtet westliche Heuschrecken Die Volksrepublik will ihre Abhängigkeit von ausländischen Investoren verringern. Sie erschwert die Übernahme heimischer Firmen. Quelle: Die Welt.


Nations of High Asia

Saturday, 23.9.2006

… Seated round a table in conference room HC9 at the US Congress on Capitol Hill for two days this week were four of the “five poisons” that Beijing views as public enemies numbers one to five. … The delegates in Washington formed an Asian Democracy Alliance, and drafted a Declaration of Independence of the Nations of High Asia … Republican Congressman for Virginia Frank Wolf told the conference it was good that such groups were now working together “to defeat the common enemy, Communist China, which I am confident will fall in the next few years”. Von Rowan Callick. Quelle: The Australian.


Besprechung: “February Flowers” von Fan Wu

Saturday, 23.9.2006

“Lesbian novel or not? Author Fan Wu will only say her new book breaks with stereotypes to stay true to `real Chinese people’. She speaks to Dinah Gardner … Wu, 33, is the latest in a line of celebrated Chinese authors such as Ha Jin (Waiting) and Lu Yiyun (A Thousand Years of Good Prayers) who have penned their work in English. Wu grew up on the mainland but moved to the United States nine years ago, where she now works for Yahoo! in California. The novel focuses on Chen in her first year at university in Guangzhou in the early 1990s …” Quelle: The Standard. Weitere Besprechung in The Australian.


China Police Crack Country’s Biggest Pyramid Scam

Saturday, 23.9.2006

“Police in Liaocheng, in eastern Shandong province, uncovered the 2 billion yuan ($253 million) network after a member provided a list of names that led to the arrest of three ringleaders and the discovery of a database of 326,000 salespeople and 400 ’senior members’ …” Quelle: NYT/ Reuters. 


Xi-Xia-Ausstellung in Hangzhou

Saturday, 23.9.2006

Quelle: Xinhua.


Neue Raubtierkapitalisten

Saturday, 23.9.2006

Sachbuch – Gefährliche Chinesen Gabor Steingart sieht Handelskriege voraus: In puncto Alarmismus hat er damit wohl seine persönliche Bestmarke eingestellt. Wenn er damit eine Debatte um die Vor- und eben auch Nachteile der Globalisierung anstößt, ist viel gewonnen. [Besprechung von "Weltkrieg um Wohlstand"] Von Ulrich Machold (Die Welt).


Children of Rich Learn Class, Minus the Struggle

Friday, 22.9.2006

“… Ms. Yamada said she insisted that a parent attend the classes with any student she accepted, ‘because if the parent is spitting watermelon seeds or chicken bones right out of their mouth at home, what is the use of all the fine things we are teaching?’ …” Bericht von Howard W.French (NYT).


Tiananmen protester released after 17 years

Friday, 22.9.2006

“… At least 200 remain in prison …” Quelle: The Guardian/ AP.


Mehrere Chinesen surfen im Netz

Friday, 22.9.2006

Typisches chinesisches Understatement: Es sind 123 Millionen.  Quelle: Radio China International.


Wirbelwinde in Tibet

Friday, 22.9.2006

Neue Eisenbahn führt zu Touristenansturm Wieder fallen Chinesen in Tibet ein, diesmal in friedlicher, aber nicht weniger zerstörerischer Mission. Von Johnny Erling (Die Welt).


1000 Peacekeeper im Libanon

Friday, 22.9.2006

“China’s announcement that it will increase its peacekeeping force in Lebanon to 1,000 troops will help boost Beijing’s profile in the Middle East …” Von Dan Griffiths. Quelle: BBC  


Sechs chinesische Geologie-Parks anerkannt

Friday, 22.9.2006

Quelle: Radio China International


Zhejiang-Woche in Hamburg

Friday, 22.9.2006

“Wir sind jetzt offen für die Welt” Von Irene Hell (Die Welt).


China-Fotos von Mike Jasik

Thursday, 21.9.2006


Schüler sollen laut Gedichte lesen

Thursday, 21.9.2006

“Der chinesische Kulturminister, Sun Jiazheng, hat die jungen Chinesen aufgefordert, laut klassische Gedichte zu lesen, statt sich übermäßig Computerspielen oder dem Internet hinzugeben … die modernen Schulgelände würden immer stiller …” Quelle: Xinhua.


Amnesty accuses China of breaking Olympic promises

Thursday, 21.9.2006

Von Ewen MacAskill. Quelle: The Guardian.