Alle Einträge vom 25.12.2006

Professional Jew

Monday, 25.12.2006

“This lady is Kaifeng’s professional Jew. She’s the one that the tour groups go see, and she’s got the routine down pat. Amusingly enough, she’s not even jewish, but han Chinese. Her husband was one of the last ethnic jews, a decendent of Jewish Persian traders who came to China in the Song Dynasty…” Quelle: theroadisthegoal (flickr).


Outlawed Japanese snacks seized in raids

Monday, 25.12.2006

… The culprit this time – the sweetener stevioside, a chemical compound used in snack foods since it can often pack a sweetness punch many times that of glucose, without many of its negative effects. The substance is common in Taiwan, Japan and the mainland, but many jurisdictions like Hong Kong and Macau – along with countries like Canada, the United States and members of the European Union – have banned the compound as a food additive. Stevioside, which is extracted from stevia plants, has risen in popularity because of growing demand for alternatives to sugar… Quelle: The Standard.


“The Wen Pulin Archive of Chinese Avant Garde Art …

Monday, 25.12.2006

… contains some 360 hours of digital video documenting the history of contemporary Chinese art, installation, and performance since 1985 …” Jetzt online auf Website der Cornell University.


Chinese cartoons face talent, market issues

Monday, 25.12.2006

Von Wu Jiayin. Quelle: Xinhua.


Mir macht die ganze Atmosphäre Spaß

Monday, 25.12.2006

Harald Maass über Weihnachten in China. Quelle: FR.


For eBay, It’s About Political Connections in China

Monday, 25.12.2006

Von Keith Bradsher. Quelle: NYT.