Posts Tagged With: China

ANIMALS Good-by, Beautiful Monkey!

Less than 30 are left of the Black Crested Gibbon on Hainan … NO CHANCE! The gen pool is too weak with not even 30 animals, this glorious monkey, one of the most beautiful, can’t survive. The Chinese try to save this rare rainforest dweller on their island of Hainan, but on the other hand … Continue reading »

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ANIMALS … And Now Poor Harmless Pangolin!

It became endangered. Why? The silly Asians again … THERE IS AN UNPRETENTIOUS MARKET-VILLAGE IN MYANMAR, in the north, close to the Chinese border, called Mong-la. It became the international center of the PANGOLIN trade. June 2016: Customs investigators confiscated in Hong Kong stupefying 4 tons of Pangolin scales, which means: over a 1000 animals … Continue reading »

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MONEY 1 The Old Man’s Useless Banknotes …

How Robert Mugabe invented Zimbabwe’s „Monopoly Money“ … I TOLD YOU IN MY BLOG, REMEMBER: In some parts of Zimbabwe (in the capital Harare and the mining districts) the Chinese currency Yüan is the accepted money.  Because the Chinese are slowly taking over the devastated country of the senile dictator Robert Mugabe, 94, and the … Continue reading »

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ANIMALS The Elephant Tragedy, Part 4

A succession of very sad posts, written in tears …   IT’S A DRAMA, HAPPENING RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES, I will follow it closely and tell you from time to time all of the actual stages of the doom of these wonderful animals. Fourth chapter: The rough figures – and the sad reality! More than 30 000 … Continue reading »

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ANIMALS The Elephant Tragedy, Part 3

A succession of very sad posts, written in tears … IT’S A DRAMA, HAPPENING RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES, I will follow it closely and tell you from time to time all of the actual stages of the doom of these wonderful animals. Third chapter: When governments in Africa sell seized ivory, the sale of illegal … Continue reading »

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ANIMALS The Elephant Tragedy, Part 2

A succession of very sad posts, written in tears … IT’S A DRAMA, HAPPENING RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES, I will follow it closely and tell you from time to time all of the actual stages of the doom of these wonderful animals. Second chapter: The poachers are the badly paid killers only, the real heavies, making … Continue reading »

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NORTH KOREA The Story Of My Postcards …

All want a greeting from the „Reich of Satan“. Well, let’s try! OF COURSE I DID MY BEST AND KEPT MY PROMISE! Bought typical aggressive postcards – three hands squeezing a US rocket and a GI – and typical aggressive stamps – the communist national flag (exactly the propaganda articles they like to get from … Continue reading »

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ART Stay Where Ai WeiWei works …

Wow! The new Art District 798 in Beijing is a hit! THE CHINESE ARE SO GOOD, they are to fear!!! My god, how clever have they transformed a rusty industrial complex, a dinosaur of chimneys and pipes, production halls and gas tanks, melting ovens and scrap yards into a pulsating art and entertainment scene, called … Continue reading »

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ART AI WeiWei Is Top, But Du Zhenjun …

… is a mountain of a talent I just saw in the Beijing Art District! WHAT A SMASHING QUARTER, this new Art District in China’s capital! Squeezed into a former industrial complex, with nearly 100 galleries and as many bistros and bars. Ai WeiWei has his workshop there too, with his usual, provocative and hard … Continue reading »

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EQUIPMENT Newly Discovered

Wow! A solar lamp you blow up like a balloon …I saw it in an African camp: The Luci Lamp. From China naturally but nevertheless – the system convinced me. It looks ugly, like a piece cut from a transparent plastic sausage. Less than 10 inches (24 cm) in all directions. It comes as a … Continue reading »

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