Alle Einträge vom 10.10.2013

A dozen or so provinces in China take the PISA

Thursday, 10.10.2013

PISA’s China Problem Von Tom Loveless (Brookings).


Bo Guagua says ‘facts will speak for themselves’ over alleged lavish lifestyle

Thursday, 10.10.2013

Bo Xilai’s younger son took rare step of writing to a mainland newspaper days after father’s trial. Von Zhang Hong. Quelle: SCMP.


Why Are Hundreds of Harvard Students Studying Ancient Chinese Philosophy?

Thursday, 10.10.2013

The professor [Michael Puett] who teaches Classical Chinese Ethical and Political Theory claims, “This course will change your life.” Von Christine Gross-Loh. Quelle: The Atlantic.


Making a killing – Why a graveyard owner in China is turning its cemeteries into a public company

Thursday, 10.10.2013

Von Gwynn Guilford. Quelle: Quartz.


Sip of Death Plagues Cancerous River Villages

Thursday, 10.10.2013

Polluted rivers in three provinces have been linked to high death rates in China’s ‘cancer villages’. Von Xie Haitao und Liu Hongqiao. Quelle: Caixin Online.


China’s top leaders urge improving rural conditions

Thursday, 10.10.2013

Quelle: Xinhua


The drug is snorted and swallowed on a level unheard of in the West

Thursday, 10.10.2013

The Great K-Hole of China Von Robert Foyle Hunwick (Motherboard). Vgl. 《经济半小时》看清毒品K粉的面目 (whjiedu.com).


Where America brings drones, the Chinese build roads

Thursday, 10.10.2013

More than jihadism or Iran, China’s role in Africa is Obama’s obsession Von John Pilger (Guardian).


China has more internet monitors than soldiers

Thursday, 10.10.2013

Von Lily Kuo. Quelle: Quartz.


32 held for selling adulterated ‘gutter’ oil (aktualisiert)

Thursday, 10.10.2013

“… made from leftovers dredged from gutters behind restaurants …” Quelle: Times of India. Vgl. 公安部侦破地沟油案抓32人 证实脏油流向餐桌 (qq.com/ Zhongguo Guangbo Wang). Update: “特供”造就地沟油 (ftchinese.com). Update: China Jails Seller Of ‘Cooking Oil’ That’s Really Just Gutter Waste In Latest Food Safety Scandal (Huffington Post).


China to United States: Don’t Default, For Our Sake

Thursday, 10.10.2013

“As the U.S.’s biggest creditor …” Von Dan Kedmey. Quelle: Time.


Taiwan Warns China Could Mount a Successful Invasion by 2020

Thursday, 10.10.2013

Von Argin Chang und Debra Mao. Quelle: Bloomberg.


China Wants Its Tourists to Mind Their Manners

Thursday, 10.10.2013

Von Shannon Van Sant. Quelle: VOA.