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Archive for December, 2009

Execution of British man Akmal Shaik in China marks end of Laissez-faire

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

A few days ago the British man Akmal Shaik was executed in China by leathal injection. Akmal Shaik was sentenced to death after he was caught with 4 KG of heroine in his baggage. There is widespread protest against the execution of Akmal Shaik in the western media and from ...

Copenhagen deal blocked by the Chinese?

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

We all read the news: The western nations couldn't agree to the terms of the poor nations. Many blamed Barack Obama for the miserable results. But how can Obama, who has been in strong favor of a change towards more environmental protection, block the Copenhagen negotiations? My guess was he ...

No more personal domains in China just before Christmas 2009

Monday, December 21st, 2009

The Chinese government has a great gift for its people just before Christmas 2009. Although they tried to keep it secret, the news has surfaced finally. Beginning from 14. December 2009 individuals are no longer allowed to register a domain name in China. This censoring measure comes as a reaction ...

2009 review

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

Much has happened this year other things didn't, here I will review 2009. My computer science studies progressed a lot and I'm close to graduation. This is a nice fact, but the biggest archievement in 2009 for me was that I started to read Chinese text. Somewhere on the internet ...

Sleepless nights

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

My fellow reader Aremonus told me in a few comments on this blog, that if I get everything right, I should get the same salary in Asia as I get in Germany. I hope you are right. My graduation comes nearer and in January, but not later than February, I ...