Category Archives: China

Great Chinese (Fire-) Wall

My dear Chinese friends. If you want to access web pages like Amnesty International you will find that the great Chinese Fire-Wall protects you from the evil empires outside of China. Nevertheless there are possibilities to circumvent this protection, one … Continue reading

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Buying an iPhone in China

Lately it was the time that I had to replace my old PDA with something new because I dropped it one time too much on the floor. Because we had business in Shanghai and found a shop with “original” iPhones … Continue reading

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Tropical Thunderstorms

When I arrived in Haikou a year ago my only experience with a tropical region has been 6 month on Martinique between my studies in physics and the start of my computer science studies. On Martinique the rainy season is … Continue reading

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Joke about EU request to stop internet filtering in China

This can only be a political joke! I was pointed by the german netzpolitik.org and Die Neuen Menschen blogs to an article you can read in the news at N24 or Deutschlandradio about a statement from Viviane Reding, commissioner for … Continue reading

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Nice to live in China

It is very nice to live in China! The weather during the last days on Hainan was around 34°C so you don’t have to freeze. The food is not expensive, even though I have no idea about the quality because … Continue reading

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One Child Policy Enforcement

I wrote already about the “One Child Policy” in China. What I want to make absolute clear is that this is a policy of the Kommunist Party of China (KPC) and not a chinese law! There is no law in … Continue reading

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Guangzhou

I just came back from Guangzhou where I had to go for a week. Guangzhou is a city with about 10.5 mio. habitants and when you arrive there coming from Haikou the impression is that of a very busy and … Continue reading

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Living on a Construction Site

On Haidian Island in Haikou where I am living they are constructing new buildings all the time. I guess the result will be a complete and modern part of Haikou because the old houses, step by step, have to give … Continue reading

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Lijiang

Naturally our journey in 2008 was to see the old town of Lijiang which is said to be one of the most beautiful ancient towns in China. Lijiang lies on the old tea horse trail and still has its characteristic … Continue reading

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Tiger Leaping Gorge

In 2008 we made a tour to the famous old towns Dali and Lijiang in the Yunnan province in the northwest of China. While visiting Lijiang we took the opportunity to make a trip to the famous Tiger Leaping Gorge … Continue reading

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