Alle Einträge vom 21.2.2012

High-speed, high-cost

Tuesday, 21.2.2012

Scandal of high-cost, high-speed railways “… A washstand cost more than 20,000 yuan … about four times the market price …” Von Zha Mingjie (Shanghai Daily). Vgl. 江德斌:“奢侈动车”其实就是“腐败动车” (Fenghuang Wang).


Hong Kong: The honeymoon is definitely over

Tuesday, 21.2.2012

‘Dogs’ vs. ‘locusts’ “… Kong Qingdong, a commentator in Beijing, known for his leftist vitriol, called some of the Hong Kongers dogs. People in Hong Kong responded with a newspaper ad comparing mainlanders to locusts …” Von Lin Meilian (Global Times). Vgl. “蝗虫论”背后有真悲哀 有无资源之争 (163.com).


China’s steel riddle

Tuesday, 21.2.2012

“… Steel remains a virtual forbidden space for outsiders in China …” Von Kunal Bose. Quelle: Business Standard.


Diploma mill — 山寨大学 — 野鸡大学

Tuesday, 21.2.2012

Audit: North Dakota university awarded unearned degrees The report depicts Dickinson State as a diploma mill for foreign students, most of whom were Chinese (Fox News/AP). Vgl. 美国狄克森州立大学并非野鸡大学 (xinmin.cn) und 盘点:美国在华最知名的十所“冒牌大学” (sohu.com).


City [Shanghai] sets a record for longer life

Tuesday, 21.2.2012

Lebenserwartung: 82.51 Jahre. Von Cai Wenjun. Quelle: Shanghai Daily.