Alle Einträge vom February, 2007

[HK] journalists accuse two mainlanders of attack

Wednesday, 28.2.2007

“… as they investigated suspected illegal freshwater fish exports from Zhuhai to Hong Kong …”. Quelle: AsiaMedia/ SCMP.


Overstepping the line

Wednesday, 28.2.2007

“Mainland media authorities have marked out 20 forbidden areas in an attempt to promote a “harmonious” atmosphere for upcoming national and party conferences. Restrictions have been placed on coverage of historical events including the anti-rightist campaign, the Cultural Revolution and more recent events such as the ongoing anti-corruption campaign, the media freedom debate, and legal and rights protection campaigns …”. Quelle: AsiaMedia/ SCMP.


Wen Jiabao: China bleibt sozialistisch

Wednesday, 28.2.2007

Wen Jiabao: China stehe in der „Anfangsphase des Sozialismus“. Somit werde das System sich in den nächsten hundert Jahren nicht ändern. Quelle: FAZ


Yang Hengjun: My Publisher — The Internet.

Wednesday, 28.2.2007

As for the matter of fame, I read earlier that a German said that most mainland literature (especially novels) is trash.  I was angry.  Doesn’t this German know that the main culprit for creating this pile of trash was a certain German named Marx?  Later on, someone said that this was not what that German originally meant.  So let me add something to this: under the present publishing system in China, it is difficult to have any good works that touches upon literature per se, never mind great works.  Meanwhile certain works that attempt to curry favor with those in power are not just trash, but they are poisonous trash. Quelle: Boxun News


Chinese surft sich zu Tode

Wednesday, 28.2.2007

Der übergewichtige Mann sei nach einem mehrere Tage dauernden Online-Spiel am Ende der chinesischen Neujahrs-Ferien tot zusammengebrochen, meldeten staatliche Medien am Mittwoch. Er habe fast die ganzen sieben Feiertage mit Internet-Spielen verbracht. Quelle: n-tv


China’s highest court to order provinces to retry death sentences

Wednesday, 28.2.2007

“The new regulation will guarantee that death sentences are handed out with caution by ordering retrials, which will also improve the efficiency of SPC (China’s Supreme People’s Court) death penalty reviews,” a SPC spokesman told Xinhua Tuesday. Quelle: Xinhua


MP fears Japan may become mainland province

Wednesday, 28.2.2007

A senior Tokyo lawmaker said Japan could become just another Chinese province in the future given Beijing’s increasing military capabilities, prompting strong reaction from Beijing. The comments by Shoichi Nakagawa, policy chief of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party, could hurt the improving ties between the Asian neighbors after Abe’s fence-mending trip to Beijing last October. Quelle: The Standard


Anniversary of deadly Taiwan riot

Wednesday, 28.2.2007

The event was an uprising that began on 28 February 1947, sparked by the beating of a female vendor by authorities for selling untaxed cigarettes. Between 18,000 and 28,000 people are said to have been killed in riots and a subsequent crackdown. Quelle: BBC Dazu auch über die Rolle von Xie Xuehong: Beijing stages blitz to reclaim heroine. Quelle: The Standard


Senior leader calls for promoting etiquette

Wednesday, 28.2.2007

Surveys show that Beijingers have shown improvement in etiquette over the past year as there has been a decline in the number of people littering, spitting and flaunting traffic rules. Quelle: Xinhua


Western collectors and dealers are descending on China like a swarm of annoying and aimless flies

Tuesday, 27.2.2007

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Agenda Von Francesco Bonami (NYT).


The return of Confucius

Tuesday, 27.2.2007

A savvy Chinese academic [Yu Dan] has become a national sensation with her re-reading of the once-spurned philosopher’s central ideas on human values and rules of interaction. Steven Ribet explains. Quelle: The Standard. 


Rivals Seek to Expand Freedoms in China

Tuesday, 27.2.2007

Li Jinsong and Li Jianqiang are Chinese trial lawyers who take on difficult political cases, tangle with the police and seek solace in the same religion, Christianity. Von Joseph Kahn. Quelle: NYT.


Harbin

Tuesday, 27.2.2007

Super cool in Harbin Von Rachel M Wasser (The Standard).


Chinese Stocks Plunge, Roiling World Markets

Tuesday, 27.2.2007

After reaching record highs on Monday, China’s stock markets reversed course drastically on Tuesday, plummeting in one of the biggest sell-offs in their history. Quelle: NYT


Number of Chinese students abroad exceeds one million

Tuesday, 27.2.2007

Quelle: Xinhua


Half a dozen children of my relatives lined up for a “hong bao”

Tuesday, 27.2.2007

Curse of red envelope strikes Chinese people during Spring Festival Von Li Zhihui, Huang Xin und Mu Dong (Xinhua).


China cracks down on Internet gambling

Tuesday, 27.2.2007

Quelle: Xinhua


Taiwan president blames Chiang Kai-shek for 1947 massacre

Tuesday, 27.2.2007

Quelle: IHT/AP.


Taiwan may allow Chinese tourists in by way of charter flights

Monday, 26.2.2007

Quelle: IHT/AP.


China’s top scientific academy vows to regulate academic conduct

Monday, 26.2.2007

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) put forward a set of new regulations on Monday that it says will strengthen scientific honesty and curb academic fraud. Quelle: Xinhua


Klimapolitik in China

Monday, 26.2.2007

Stimme aus einem chinesischen Internetforum: “Dass ich zu meinen Lebzeiten noch den Untergang der Welt erleben darf, ist immer ein Traum von mir gewesen.” Quelle: FAZ


Dams endanger the mighty Mekong

Monday, 26.2.2007

Quelle: The Standard


Can pigs fly?

Monday, 26.2.2007

Car sales have risen by 30% over the past year; sales of mobile phones and household electronics are up by 20-40%. Retail sales as a whole grew by 12.3% in real terms in the year to the fourth quarter, well ahead of GDP growth. Quelle: The Economist


Rivals Seek to Expand Freedoms in China

Sunday, 25.2.2007

“Some of us are waiting for a good emperor, some kind of Gorbachev, to come and fix the system,” Li Jianqiang said. “Many of the rest of us think that is a waste of time. We need to be building a civilization outside the Communist Party.” Quelle: NYT


Die Zukunft sieht alt aus

Friday, 23.2.2007

Die Financial Times Deutschland über die demographische Entwicklung in China.