Alle Einträge vom March, 2007

In Major Shift, U.S. Imposes Tariffs on Some Chinese Paper

Saturday, 31.3.2007

Handelsminister Carlos M. Gutierrez kündigt Strafzölle an. Vorwurf: China subventioniert Ausfuhren. Quelle: NYT


Chinese and Russian propaganda paintings from the 1950s

Saturday, 31.3.2007

Exhibition of Chinese, Russian paintings opens in Beijing (Xinhua)


Beijing is the cultural capital

Saturday, 31.3.2007

Dark side of the spoon Ãœber Asiens erstes Dunkelrestaurant (The Standard).


Kommentar zum neuen Sachenrecht

Saturday, 31.3.2007

Supreme court to issue judical interpretations on property law (Xinhua)


Suzhou Yuanlin

Saturday, 31.3.2007

Im Liuyuan-Garten, März 2007. Foto: Chinablaetter/ flickr.


Erster Börsengang aus China in Deutschland

Friday, 30.3.2007

Für den 30. März ist im Börsensegment Open Market der Frankfurter Börse die Einführung der Aktien von Gongyou Machines (ISIN: SG9999002927) geplant. Das Unternehmen wurde 1958 gegründet und ist heute der größte chinesische Hersteller von holzverarbeitenden Maschinen und Elektromotoren. Quelle: FAZ


The case of the murderous physicist

Friday, 30.3.2007

“… 1991 … a young physicist at the University of Iowa named Gang Lu opened fire at a physics department meeting … At the Sundance Film Festival in January, ‘Dark Matter,’ a fictional account inspired by the shootings, won the Alfred P. Sloan Prize for the best feature film dealing with science or technology … James Dickerson, a physicist at Vanderbilt University who leads a committee on minorities in physics for the American Physical Society, said Asian students were often marginalized because of a perception, which he called ‘unstated racism,’ that they are exceptionally smart and are there to work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As a result, they wind up as cogs in the research machine and remain isolated from the rest of the community and the culture …”. Quelle: IHT.


Sinologists criticize lack of serious Chinese studies

Friday, 30.3.2007

“Sinologists from around the world have gathered in Beijing to bemoan the quality of Chinese studies … Austrian Professor Richard Trappl, of the University of Vienna, said a study of Chinese language textbooks abroad showed most of the content was about daily life, such as shopping and going to hospital. ‘Chinese culture is not that simple. Its thousand years of history should be included in the books,’ he said …”. Quelle: Xinhua.


Crackdown on the “three evil forces” of terrorism, separatism and extremism

Friday, 30.3.2007

China to monitor ethnic relations (Xinhua)


Zwei Bären

Thursday, 29.3.2007

“Russland und China wollen ihre strategische Partnerschaft vertiefen …”. Von Michael Ludwig Quelle: FAZ.


Muslime, die aber extrem chinesisch aussehen

Thursday, 29.3.2007

Große Sprünge Zu Besuch bei einer Karrierefrau “Im Jahr 1608 verließ der 16-jährige Adam Schall von Bell das jesuitische Dreikönigsgymnasium in Cöln … Fast 400 Jahre später macht sich Corinna Bremer, Jahrgang 1974, auf den Weg nach China. Sie lernte auf dem Dreikönigsgymnasium in Köln Chinesisch …”. Von Gabriele Goettle (taz).


Postal modernism (邮政现代主义)

Thursday, 29.3.2007

“… in the wishful thinking of many intellectuals, ‘postmodern’ is a concept that like Tiger Balm can be applied anywhere …”. Von Hu Xudong. Quelle: Danwei/ Beijing News.


Leprakolonie Dingwo

Thursday, 29.3.2007

Die Bangkok Post berichtet über eine Leprakolonie in der Provinz Guangxi. In China werden jährlich 1600 neue Leprafälle diagnostiziert.


Mindestlohn: Ermittlungen gegen McDonald’s

Thursday, 29.3.2007

McDonald’s soll in Kanton Löhne unter dem gesetzlichen Mindestlohn von 7,5 Yuan  (etwa 0,73 Euro) pro Stunde bezahlt haben. Quelle: n-tv


Münchener Rück schielt auf China Re

Thursday, 29.3.2007

Die Münchener Rück führt offenbar Gespräche über einen Einstieg beim größten chinesischen Rückversicherer China Reinsurance. Andererseits verhandeln die Chinesen auch mit der Swiss Re über den Verkauf eines “strategischen Anteils”. Quelle: Financial Times Deutschland


Landschaft in Xinjiang

Thursday, 29.3.2007

Bei Kelamayi. Photo: Shen Yun. Quelle: chinablaetter/ flickr.


Researchers to recyle droppings to make panda paper

Thursday, 29.3.2007

“… The Chengdu panda base is now negotiating with several paper mills to produce panda paper …”. Quelle: Xinhua. 


Tough love for fallen cybermen

Thursday, 29.3.2007

“Knees shaking, Chen Cheng explains why his parents have sent him to a clinic for Internet addicts …”. Von Peter Harmsen. Quelle: The Standard.


Party girl

Thursday, 29.3.2007

The Economist berichtet über eine veränderte Namensgebung in den chinesischen Waisenhäusern. Statt Namen wie “Dang” (Partei), “Guo” Staat, erhalten die Kinder nun Namen, die sich nicht mehr von den üblichen chinesischen Namen unterscheiden.


New Works From China Command Attention

Wednesday, 28.3.2007

Zu neuen Austellungen moderner chinesischer Kunst in New York: “All of these contemporary artists are using idioms that clearly reflect knowledge of Western trends, and I think that makes the traditional art more accessible to Westerners.” Quelle: NYT


Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China’s Past and Present, by Peter Hessler

Wednesday, 28.3.2007

A Literary Window on China Besprechung von Rolf Potts (Traveling Light).


Theater: Lost Village (Xiazhou Cun)

Wednesday, 28.3.2007

“… done by two playwrights/directors, Li Liuyi from China and Oriza and co-performed by the National Theatre Company of China and the New National Theater of Japan …”. Quelle: Xinhua.


Myanmar’s contemporary painting is not well known

Wednesday, 28.3.2007

…but a week-long exhibition of three of the country’s most renowned artists will awaken a sense of familiarity and recognition. “Opus One Shanghai,” an exhibition of 35 paintings at Wan Fung Art Gallery, captures the spirit and color of the country and its people. Quelle: Xinhua.


Officials wanted

Wednesday, 28.3.2007

Chinese police trace more than 300 wanted officials “Chinese police have traced more than 300 wanted officials who have allegedly fled abroad with illegal earnings since 1998 …” (Xinhua).


Le salaire du sang

Tuesday, 27.3.2007

Yan Lianke signe un roman bouleversant, censuré dans son pays, sur le scandale du sang contaminé dans sa province natale du Henan. Quelle: Chine-Informations