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The 14th ICCC to be Held in 2015 Beijing

Finally, the Chinese researcher group on cement science win the game, the 14th ICCC will be held in 2015, Beijing of China. This is the fifth time for Chinese cement researcher group applying for the chance to organize ICCC.

This time, there were other three competitors who also participated the game, which are Brazil, Mexico and Australia.

Though I am doing my research abroad, as a Chinese I am very glad to know the great news, congratulations! and welcome all the researchers on cement chemistry to China!

经过20多年五次申请,中国获2015年第14届国际水泥化学大会主办权。特此祝贺。

Ghent University Concerned about Fate Ai Weiwei

Ghent University is deeply concerned about the fate of Mr. Ai Weiwei, honorary doctor of Ghent University (2010), who was arrested by the border police in the People’s Republic of China more than 2 days ago.

Since then no information was released about his detention.

Dr. h.c. AI Weiwei is an internationally renowned artist, who designed the ‘Bird’s Nest’ (the olympic stadium in Beijing), but is also a human rights activist.

He has been arrested in the past, was put under house arrest en was severely beaten up by unidentified individuals.

Ghent University  expresses its serious concerns and asks the Chinese authorities to release more information about the present situation of Dr. h.c. Ai Weiwei. Ghent University hopes that he will be released soon and will be able to continue his activities.

Japan nuclear crisis

The nuclear accident happened in Japan recently reminds all the human being of that nuclear energy is still not a safe energy resource.

China has also been developing nuclear power stations in the last decades. I do not know how about the quality of these projects, but safety can never be the last concern when developing the dangerous technology.