Alle Einträge vom 1.1.2013

Weiniang 伪娘, literally meaning fake woman

Tuesday, 1.1.2013

Lost in wonderland “Wang Xiaohua … is quite a sensation in China, with his cross-dressing performances in his cosplay group called Alice …” (china.org.cn). Vgl. 武汉“伪娘团”走红 容貌俊俏身材窈窕 (qq.com, April 2012).


Land of public facilities, such as government office buildings and schools, as collateral

Tuesday, 1.1.2013

China Warns Local Governments on Financing “… they often set up special financing vehicles …” (WSJ). Vgl. 财政部部长:要严控地方新增债务 禁止违规担 (CRI, Juni 2012).


In China, obesity becomes a problem that’s foreign to survivors of its great famine

Tuesday, 1.1.2013

Von Debra Bruno. Quelle: Washington Post.


What would happen if Wen family members sued the New York Times in China?

Tuesday, 1.1.2013

Nachtrag. Quelle: China Law Prof Blog.


Can China Prevent Web Pseudonyms? Probably Not

Tuesday, 1.1.2013

Von Bruce Einhorn. Quelle: Bloomberg Businessweek.


China forces New York Times reporter Chris Buckley to leave country

Tuesday, 1.1.2013

“… rebuffs attempts to renew journalist’s visa months after newspaper’s critical reports on premier Wen Jiabao’s family …” Von Adam Gabbatt. Quelle: Guardian. Vgl. NYT-Blog-Artikel.


China shrugs off ‘unsigned’ 1950 document undermining claim to Senkakus

Tuesday, 1.1.2013

Quelle: Japan Times Online/Kyodo


Shark tank bursts in a busy Shanghai mall (aktualisiert)

Tuesday, 1.1.2013

See the moment a huge shark tank bursts in a busy Shanghai mall, injuring 15 people (National Post). Update: Aquarium in Shanghai Ruptures Von Lauren Mack (about.com).