拿什么拯救你?无家可归的红毛猩猩

2018年2月6日,印尼东加里曼丹省班通国家公园。一只红毛猩猩被护林员发现时,瘫坐在湖中央的浮木上伤痕累累、奄奄一息。印尼红毛猩猩保护中心( Centre for Orangutan Protection,以下简称 COP)的工作人员接到电话后火速赶到现场,对其展开急救。可惜,由于伤势过重,当天深夜这只红毛猩猩还是憾然离世了。 Continue reading 拿什么拯救你?无家可归的红毛猩猩

China’s Cambodia ventures need NGO outreach

“Ten years ago, there was no Chinese investing in electricity. If you talked to me for one hour, the lights would have gone out more than 5 times. 10 years later, you talk to me even for 10 hours and there will be no blackout because of the investment in electricity production by China,” said Suon Sophal, director of the Department of Public Relations and … Continue reading China’s Cambodia ventures need NGO outreach

避之不及又难以割舍—-中国文化之于越南

越南,顾名思义,其名称取百越之南之意。在古代,中国人使用汉字、尊奉儒家、采用科举取士,越南也都有样学样。哪怕到了现代,据不少老一辈越南人回忆,越南共产党的许多思想和政策都是效法毛泽东的,这些无不让我们中国人对自己的文化感到自信,也理所当然的认为越南文化和中国文化具有高度的同质性。但是,这种想法是否准确却是个有待论证的问题。文化的传播与接受的过程实际上充满了斗争与纠结、爱与恨、恩与怨,时至今日亦是如此。 Continue reading 避之不及又难以割舍—-中国文化之于越南

The Kenya Construction Industry Trade Union: A Friend for African Workers, a “Stranger” for Chinese Companies

“Trade unions always incite workers to make trouble, and ask us for more money. They really cause me a headache.” That is the commonly held perception of trade unions by project managers of Chinese construction companies in Kenya. According to the Kenya Labor Relations Act, a trade union is an association of employees whose principal goal is to regulate relations between employees and employers. Employees … Continue reading The Kenya Construction Industry Trade Union: A Friend for African Workers, a “Stranger” for Chinese Companies

Could Chinese Also Help the Crying Orangutans in Indonesia —- A reflection of Chinese Volunteers

Why are white people doing this job? Why do westerns always do advocates?’, says Reza, leader of APE Defender of COP, with his eyes glittering, ‘Why do we Indonesians, we yellow race, rarely take part in protecting Orangutans, Sapiens of our forests?’ His words indeed impressed me and made me ponder. Decades ago, Kalimantan Island had a forest coverage rate of eighty percent. However, in … Continue reading Could Chinese Also Help the Crying Orangutans in Indonesia —- A reflection of Chinese Volunteers