Alle Einträge vom 9.1.2015

China’s New, Cool Thing: Getting Priced Out of the Housing Market

Friday, 9.1.2015

That’s state media’s spin, and it’s backfiring badly. Von Alaxa Olesen. Quelle: Foreign Policy.


Hong Kong ‘drug kingpin’ Wong Chi-ping caught in Indonesia raid

Friday, 9.1.2015

Wong Chi-ping, who has been hunted across Asia for years, finally arrested in huge Jakarta bust that also netted almost a tonne of meth. Von Bryan Harris. Quelle: SCMP. Vgl. 缴获冰毒862公斤抓获9嫌疑人 (Shenzhen Tequ Bao).


China could be trapped by its own historical narratives

Friday, 9.1.2015

The Western myth of universality and China’s moment in history “This is an excerpt of a keynote speech by veteran diplomat Bilahari Kausikan …”, “…  Mao Zedong … brushed aside Mr Tanaka’s attempts to apologise, saying that he was grateful to Japan because without the war, the CPC would not have been able to seize power …” (Straits Times).


Luxurious networking sessions

Friday, 9.1.2015

China’s Anticorruption Campaign Drives Out M.B.A. Students Communist Party Has Ordered Officials and Managers to Drop Out of Executive Programs. Von Wei Gu (WSJ). Chin.: 评论:中国反腐行动令商学院受冲击.


A key part of its 21st Century Maritime Silk Road

Friday, 9.1.2015

Sri Lanka’s election upset just destroyed a linchpin of China’s foreign policy (Quartz). Vgl. 中国与斯里兰卡探讨推进海上丝绸之路建设 (Xinhua).


China bans private drivers in taxi app clampdown

Friday, 9.1.2015

Quelle: Reuters. Vgl. 私家车叫车软件拉活属黑车 (Xin Jing Bao).


A mother lying next to a naked newborn baby

Friday, 9.1.2015

Off target “Targets are encouraging Chinese officials to abuse citizens …” (The Economist).


Pressefreiheit in China: Flucht aus Peking

Friday, 9.1.2015

Von Kai Strittmatter. Quelle: SZ.