Monthly Archives: April 2011

Xinhua News: Zelco Zhuzhou continues to develop railway technology

The article from official Xinhua news agency reports about world´s largest electrical locomotive (9600 kW) and  export projects such as Turkish Izmir (picture above) and Malaysia. http://www.tieliu.com.cn/Article/2011/201104/2011-04-28/20110428094757_287230.html And here are some comments on Railway Gazette about the 9.6 MW locomotive: http://www.railwaygazette.com/news/single-view/view/fourth-order-for-largest-electric-locomotive-manufacturer.html

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China’s Population

China´s population is getting older and the country will face a shortage of labor within this decade. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704187604576290031070463712.html?mod=rss_about_china

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Railway pictures

Two pictures from China´s Guangxi province

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Washington Post about China´s HSR project

The Train Wreck http://wapo.st/gw406r Are China´s high-speed trains heading off the rails? http://wapo.st/i0Ij6e

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Traffic accidents, air pollution and food poisoning

Both foreigners and Chinese people are concerned about the problems mentioned in the headline. Visitors in China easily understand the traffic situation and the air pollution. An area not widely known for foreigners is the poor food quality. More and more “food … Continue reading

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Money, money, money

About China´s inflation and future challenges: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/18/business/global/18yuan.html?_r=1

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Foreign media reports about angry truck drivers

420罢工集合处 = April 20th strike gathering place/point Washington Post: http://wapo.st/i6iisJ Reuters: http://reut.rs/eScz1M

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