Alle Einträge vom 13.10.2013

Chinese Characters Dictation Competition has become a prime-time favorite

Sunday, 13.10.2013

China’s spelling bees aim to punctuate written word “… in a country increasingly hooked on digital devices. Instead of writing out by hand the many strokes …” Von Calum MacLeod (USA Today).


Daughter of ‘Butcher of Tiananmen Square’ [Li Peng] brokered secret deal for insurance giant (aktualisiert)

Sunday, 13.10.2013

A secret deal that helped Zurich Insurance break into the Chinese market could come under investigation. Von Malcolm Moore und Raf Sanchez. Quelle: Telegraph. Update: Daughter of ‘Butcher of Beijing’ denies matchmaking secret deal “Li Xiaolin, daughter of former Chinese prime minister …” Von Malcolm Moore (Telegraph).


Ex-Google China Chief Lee Kaifu 李开复 Under Propagandist Attack

Sunday, 13.10.2013

Von Heng Shao. Quelle: Forbes. Vgl. Blogeintrag 围剿李开复,党刊节操在哪儿? und 党建网刊文“十问李开复”:您到底有没有患癌? (Fenghuang Wang/Dangjian Wang).


He could not, he said, offer us an official hotel receipt

Sunday, 13.10.2013

China sex trade infiltrates international hotels “… The Kempinski Hotel chain … our investigation shows for the first time just how far pimps and prostitutes have moved into the international hotel industry …” (BBC).


Man Amputates His Own Leg With Saw

Sunday, 13.10.2013

“… unable to pay a hospital for the surgery …” Quelle: Sky News.


Pathlight

Sunday, 13.10.2013

Literaturzeitschrift, Inhaltsverzeichnis der gerade erschienenen Sommernummer 2013.


Der Tanz um den Goldenen Kugelfisch (aktualisiert)

Sunday, 13.10.2013

Puffer-fish statue reignites row over state decadence in China Giant bronze tribute to aquatic delicacy causes controversy as president cracks down on ostentatious displays of wealth. Von Jonathan Kaiman (Guardian). Update: As China Vows Austerity, Giant Brass Fish Devours $11 Million Von Chris Buckley (NYT).