Friday, December 31, 2010

December 31, 2010

News
Death Penalty
Uyghur Student Sentenced to Death
Radio Free Asia, December 30, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/death-12302010153000.html

Gender
China Issues Surrender Deadline for Human Traffickers
Xinhua News Agency, December 30, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/30/content_11779258.htm
Related information:
关于限令拐卖妇女儿童犯罪人员投案自首的通告 (Announcement Ordering the Surrender of Traffickers of Women and Children)
Supreme People's Court, Supreme People's Procuratorate, Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Justice, December 24, 2010
http://gaj.suzhou.gov.cn/plus/branch_content.php?aid=467608
Government
广东省纪委:禁收可能影响执行公务礼品礼金 (Guangdong Discipline Commission: Officials Banned from Accepting Gifts That Could Influence Work)
Southern Daily, December 31, 2010
http://nf.nfdaily.cn/nfrb/content/2010-12/31/content_18910699.htm

June Fourth
Controversial Student Leader Talks of Reconciliation with Liu Xiaobo before June 4
South China Morning Post, December 31, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=94109cb03083d210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Land Policy
逾万人建言新拆迁条例 (More than 10K Submit Suggestions on Urban Demolition Regulations)
The Beijing News, December 31, 2010
http://news.bjnews.com.cn/2010/1231/103660.shtml

代理拆迁案两律师遭殴 (Two Beijing Lawyers Beaten whilst in Jiangsu for Demolition Case)
The Beijing News, December 31, 2010
http://epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2010-12/31/content_187346.htm

Media
Chinese Censorship Worsens in 2010
Radio Free Asia, December 30, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/censorship-12292010160648.html

Programs to Boost Handling of Media
China Daily, December 31, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/31/content_11779438.htm

內地網民增六千多萬 (State Council Info Office: 450mil Chinese Now Online)
Ming Pao, December 30, 2010
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20101230/ca41600c.htm

Migrant Workers
Beijing's Bomb Shelter Hoteliers Protest against Closure
The Guardian, December 31, 2010
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/dec/30/beijing-bomb-shelter-hotel-protest

中国多数伤残农民工未做过工伤康复治疗 (Survey: Majority of Disabled Migrant Workers Unable to Afford Treatment and Rehabilitation for Workplace Injuries)
Radio Free Asia, December 30, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kang-12302010094217.html

Police
Parents: Police Forced Us to Take Compensation
Shanghai Daily, December 31, 2010
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=460381

Religion
喀什维汉信徒聚会遭驱散 河北禁官办教会逾15人聚会 (Authorities Disperse, Prohibit Religious Christmas Gatherings in Kashgar, Hubei)
Radio Free Asia, December 30, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/jiao-12302010095438.html

Rural Issues
Pensions Reach Out to Aging Villagers
Xinhua News Agency, December 31, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/31/content_11779418.htm

Thursday, December 30, 2010

December 30, 2010

Top news
Corruption
China Corruption 'Still Very Serious'
Agence France-Presse, December 29, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20101229/wl_asia_afp/chinapoliticscorruption
Related information:
中国的反腐败和廉政建设
China's Efforts to Combat Corruption and Build a Clean Government
Information Office of the State Council, December 2010
CH: http://www.gov.cn/zwgk/2010-12/29/content_1775173.htm
EN: http://www.gov.cn/english/official/2010-12/29/content_1775353.htm
Related news:
China Issues First Anti-Corruption White Paper
Xinhua News Agency, December 29, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/29/content_11772076.htm

China Highly Values Internet's Role in Supervision
Xinhua News Agency, December 29, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/29/content_11772554.htm

News
Death Penalty
湖南郴州原市纪委书记曾锦春被执行死刑 (Former Chenzhou, Hunan Disciplinary Committee Secretary Zeng Jinchun Executed)
Xinhua News Agency, December 30, 2010
http://news.cyol.com/content/2010-12/30/content_4045190.htm
Background information:
湖南郴州狂欢庆贪官倒台 反腐重拳终结官场畸变
Southern Weekend, September 21, 2006
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/l/2006-09-21/100911067477.shtml

In English translation:
The Whole City of Chenzhou Celebrated The Fall of Corrupt Officials
East South West North, September 28, 2006
http://www.zonaeuropa.com/20060928_1.htm
Government
王晨:一些突发事件后少数地方不能善待媒体和记者 (State Council Info Office: A Few Places Do Not Treat Media or Journalists Well following Sudden Incidents)
People's Daily, December 30, 2010
http://politics.people.com.cn/GB/1026/13622654.html

Hong Kong
HK People's Confidence in Beijing Regime Drops: Survey
China Post, December 29, 2010
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/china/local-news/hong-kong/2010/12/29/285560/HK-peoples.htm
Related news:
Cut the Criticism, Beijing Tells HK
South China Morning Post, December 30, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=9fd695fed623d210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD
Human Rights Defender – Gao Zhisheng (高智晟)
Rights Lawyers Count Their Bruises after a Year of Living Dangerously
South China Morning Post, December 30, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=396995fed623d210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD
Related news:
莫少平律师办事处遭警方进驻 他本人“被旅游”24小时 (Rights Lawyer Mo Shaoping Taken on a 24h "Trip" whilst Law Offices Occupied by Police during Nobel Ceremony)
Radio Free Asia, December 29, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/mo-12292010121704.html
Labor
新工伤保险条例元旦实施 醉酒出事不算工伤 (New Workers Compensation Regulations Take Effect after New Year, Drunken Accidents Not to Be Compensation)
Chongqing Evening News, December 30, 2010
http://news.cyol.com/content/2010-12/30/content_4044972.htm

Land Policy
Man Kills Himself in Toilet ahead of Demolition
Shanghai Daily, December 29, 2010
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=460246

Media
'Great Firewall' Extends Reach
Radio Free Asia, December 29, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/internet-12292010131351.html

Beijing Crackdown on Internet Phone Calls Alarms Operators
South China Morning Post, December 30, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=3a0795fed623d210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Chinese Journalist Death 'Must Be Investigated'
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 29, 2010
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12084737
Over 66 Percent of Beijingers Use Internet
Xinhua News Agency, December 30, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/30/content_11773652.htm

花钱删帖或可成为灰色产业链 网络监管立法不应知难而退 (Deleting Disadvantageous Posts Online for Money Could Become Grey-market Industry)
Legal Daily, December 30, 2010
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2010-12/30/content_2422867.htm

Military
China Preparing for Armed Conflict 'in Every Direction'
The Daily Telegraph, December 29, 2010
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8229789/China-preparing-for-armed-conflict-in-every-direction.html

Police
乐清村主任死亡案再调查 温州警方称完全排除被谋杀可能 (Police Rule Out Possibility of Murder in Petitioner-Village Head Death)
Legal Daily, December 30, 2010
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2010-12/30/content_2422658.htm

Public Health
北京出台残疾人生活补助办法 将惠及11万残疾人 (Beijing Issues Measures on Living Subsidies for the Disabled)
Qianlong, December 30, 2010
http://report.qianlong.com/33378/2010/12/30/225@6489724.htm

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

December 29, 2010

Top news
Human Rights Defender – Zhao Lianhai (赵连海)
Melamine Activist 'Thanks' Government for Support
Global Times, December 29, 2010
http://china.globaltimes.cn/society/2010-12/606541.html

Food safety activist Zhao Lianhai (赵连海), who was sentenced to 2.5 years’ imprisonment on charges of disturbing social order in November 2010, has been released on medical parole according to a statement posted on his personal blog at Bullog. In his announcement, Zhao states his support and agreement with the Chinese government and that he agrees with the criminal penalties imposed upon him. He also requests that people who are concerned with his case speak of it no further.
Related information:
通告 (Announcement)
Zhao Lianhai, December 28, 2010
http://www.bullogger.com/blogs/jieshibaobao/archives/372385.aspx

Related news:
Milk Activist's Fate Unclear after Parole Talk
South China Morning Post, December 27, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=d80832394932d210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

趙連海 維權招來千古冤 (Zhao Lianhai: Rights Defence Incurs Eternal Injustice)
Ming Pao, December 28, 2010
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/1964841/1.html

News
Bilateral Ties
Yang Jiechi's US Trip to Set Up Hu's State Visit
South China Morning Post, December 29, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=3bbc1970f2d2d210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Corruption
580 Economic Fugitives Still at Large Overseas
China Daily, December 28, 2010
http://www1.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/28/content_11762292.htm

Govt Sets New Targets in Anti-Corruption Campaign
China Daily, December 29, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/29/content_11768074.htm

Netizens Roast Govt Bodies for Costly Purchases
China Daily, December 29, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/29/content_11768614.htm

Disasters
China Builds Sichuan Earthquake Museum
Associated Press, December 28, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101228/ap_on_re_as/as_china_museum

Human Rights Defender – Ding Zilin (丁子霖)
丁子霖被软禁74天返京 对外隔绝亲戚被迫写保证 (Tiananmen Mothers' Ding Zilin Returns to Beijing following 74 Days of House Arrest, Her Relatives Were Forced to Sign Guarantee to Keep Ding and Jiang from Outside Contact)
Radio Free Asia, December 28, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ding-12282010110250.html

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Nobel Laureate Liu Marks 55th Birthday in Prison
Agence France-Presse, December 28, 2010
http://www.watoday.com.au/breaking-news-world/nobel-laureate-liu-marks-55th-birthday-in-prison-20101229-199fk.html

HK Protest Marks First Anniversary of Liu Jailing
China Post, December 27, 2010
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/china/local-news/hong-kong/2010/12/27/285227/HK-protest.htm

Land Policy
Experts to File Land Seizure Regulation Proposal
China Daily, December 27, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/27/content_11757486.htm

Media
Chinese Investigative Reporter Dies after Attack
Associated Press, December 28, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101228/ap_on_re_as/as_china_journalist_attacked

Chinese Government Shuts Down Blogger's Cutting-Edge Magazine
The Independent, December 29, 2010
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/chinese-government-shuts-down-bloggers-cuttingedge-magazine-2171111.html

深圳美聯經紀圍毆記者阻採訪 (Estate Brokers from Shenzhen Midland Realty Surround and Beat Journalists to Stop Coverage)
Ming Pao, December 29, 2010
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/1965946/1.html

Tibet-Related Website Gets Social in Makeover
China Daily, December 28, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/28/content_11767477.htm

Protests and Petitions
China: Apology for Farmer Locked in Mental Wards
New York Times, December 28, 2010
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/29/world/asia/29briefs-chinabrief.html

「上訪村長」車禍死惹質疑 (Vehicular Homicide of "Petitioning Village Head" Qian Yunhui Aroses Suspicion)
Sing Tao Daily, December 29, 2010
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/1966026/1.html
Related news:
Village Head's Death Sparks Internet Rumors
Global Times, December 29, 2010
http://opinion.globaltimes.cn/chinese-press/2010-12/606592.html
外地来京上访遭关黑监狱 围观解救质疑依法治国 (Locking Up of Petitioners Who Travel to Beijing to Petition in Black Jails Calls Rule of Law into Question)
Radio Free Asia, December 28, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/fang-12282010100959.html

XUAR
Report: Laos Deports Uighurs Back to China
Associated Press, December 29, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101229/ap_on_re_as/as_china_laos_uighurs

Friday, December 24, 2010

December 24, 2010

Top news
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
Jailing Food Activists Has 'Chilling Effect', Says UN Envoy
Agence France-Presse, December 23, 2010
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gqnDlIVBOfYmlsiz2Z7DQebThExA

UN Hails China's Food Policies
China Daily, December 24, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/24/content_11748462.htm

联合国警告中国:37%的土地退化 威胁粮食安全 (SR on Food Warns China: 37% of Land Has Degraded, Endangering Food Supply)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 24, 2010
http://nf.nfdaily.cn/nfdsb/content/2010-12/24/content_18721789.htm
Related information:
"From Food Security to the Right to Food" – UN Expert Highlights China's Next Steps
OHCHR, December 23, 2010
http://www.un.org.cn/cms/p/news/27/1628/content.html

Preliminary Observations and Conclusions (Mission to the PRC from 15 to 23 Dec 2010)
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, December 23, 2010
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues/food/docs/CHINA_food_preliminary_conclusions.doc

News
Children
老师令65名学生打一名同学耳光 因被其直呼姓名 (Teacher Makes 65 Pupils to Slap One for Calling Her Full Name)
Modern Express, December 24, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1224/03/6OL06BK200014AED.html

Economic Development
China’s Growth Model ‘Unsustainable’
Financial Times, December 23, 2010
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/f38e08ce-0e84-11e0-b9f1-00144feabdc0.html

Hukou
国务院报告人大常委会正在调研户籍改革 (NPC Standing Committee Looks into Hukou Reforms)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 24, 2010
http://epaper.oeeee.com/A/html/2010-12/24/content_1262966.htm

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Norway Minister Tasked with China Trade Talks Feels Too 'Sick' for Nobel
Associated Press, December 22, 2010
http://www.macleans.ca/article.jsp?content=w5475328

Media
Beijing’s Housing Price Fury Goes Viral
Financial Times, December 23, 2010
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/2dacd064-0ece-11e0-9ec3-00144feabdc0.html

Migrant Workers
More Young Migrant Workers Turning to Crime
China Daily, December 23, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/23/content_11744634.htm

Urban Health Insurance Covers 45m Migrants
Xinhua News Agency, December 23, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/23/content_11744839.htm

昆明志愿者义务辅导民工子女被教育局叫停 (Kunming: Volunteer-run Tutoring Service for Migrant Children Suspended by Authority)
People's Daily, December 24, 2010
http://news.eastday.com/c/20101224/u1a5628409.html

Protests and Petitions
“乙肝斗士”当街脱裤 抗议暗查乙肝现象 (Hepatitis B Activist Strips on Street in Protest of Uninformed Examination)
Guangzhou Daily, December 23, 2010
http://news.china.com/zh_cn/social/1007/20101223/16307903.html

农民多次上访被送精神病院 获30万元赔偿 (Farmer Petitioner Compensated 300, 000 after Being Sent to Psychiatric Hospital)
Eastday, December 24, 2010
http://news.eastday.com/c/20101224/u1a5628566.html

Public Health
Toddler's Plight Sheds Light on Health System
China Daily, December 24, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/24/content_11748442.htm

State Security
Experts Dismiss State Secret Claims
China Daily, December 24, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/24/content_11748195.htm

Thursday, December 23, 2010

December 23, 2010

News
Civil Society
“中国艾滋病公益组织受当局骚扰” (HIV/AIDS Group Aizhixing under Investigation by Tax and Public Security Authorities)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 22, 2010
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2010/12/101222_china_aids.shtml

Government
广东出台规定鼓励实名举报 60日内须办结 (Guangdong Issues Provisional Measures Encouraging the Recording of Informants' Real Names)
Southern Daily, December 22, 2010
http://gd.nfdaily.cn/content/2010-12/22/content_18649199.htm

Human Rights Defenders
流亡中国异见记者可能被泰国驱逐出境 (Dissident Journalist Sun Shucai Facing Deportation from Thailand)
Radio Free Asia, December 22, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/thailand_dissident-12222010112334.html
Related news:
Rights Groups' Concern over Thailand Asylum Arrests
Agence France-Presse, December 22, 2010
http://news.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20101222-254268.html
Law
Former Homeless Shelter Official Detained on Human Trafficking Allegations
Shanghai Daily, December 23, 2010
http://www.shanghaidaily.org/article/?id=458089&type=National

北京一村民阻拦强拆被打死 8被告最重获无期 (8 Sentenced up to Life for Beating to Death Beijing Villager Blocking Demolition)
The Beijing News, December 23, 2010
http://epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2010-12/23/content_184313.htm

Politics
China Demotes Foreign Minister
Al Jazeera, December 23, 2010
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/12/2010122282718341434.html

Heir Apparent Showing His Stripes
Asia Times Online, December 22, 2010
http://atimes.com/atimes/China/LL22Ad01.html

Poverty
Poverty Relief for Ethnic Minorities
South China Morning Post, December 23, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=8e27308a1ce0d210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Protests and Petitions
全国两千民办教师进京上访 (2000 Private Teachers from Across China Head to Beijing to Petition for Equal Standing)
Radio Free Asia, December 22, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shang-12222010100821.html

Religion
Beijing Sneers at Vatican’s ‘Dangerous’ Complaints over State-appointed Catholic Bishops
Associated Press, December 22, 2010
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/asia-pacific/beijing-sneers-at-vaticans-dangerous-complaints-over-state-appointed-catholic-bishops/article1846849/

Tibet
Sentenced Monks Drop from Sight Drop
Radio Free Asia, December 22, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/monks-12222010163931.html

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

December 22, 2010

News
Death Penalty
辽宁抚顺“三最”女贪官罗亚平一审被判死刑 (Liaoning Official Sentenced to Death for Bribery and Corruption)
Xinhua News Agency, December 22, 2010
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2010-12/21/content_2409341.htm

Disasters
36 Punished over Fatal Dam Breach in S China
Xinhua News Agency, December 22, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/22/content_11736349.htm

Government
Netizens Asked to Vote Yes or Forget It
China Daily, December 22, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2010-12/22/content_11736893.htm

Human Rights Defender – Ni Yulan (倪玉兰)
Dark Days and Rights
South China Morning Post, December 22, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=a307cf91fc80d210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Land Policy
新拆迁条例亮点:明确政府与被拆迁人是基本法律关系 (High Points of New Urban Demolition Regs: Clarifying Basic Legal Relationship between Government and Relocatees)
Legal Daily, December 22, 2010
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2010-12/22/content_2409769.htm

Media
Uyghur Journalist Handed Life Term
Radio Free Asia, December 21, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/journalist-12212010162519.html

內地中文書禁摻英文單詞 (GAPP Bans English in Mainland Chinese Publications)
Ming Pao, December 22, 2010
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/1959006/1.html
Related information:
关于进一步规范出版物文字使用的通知 (Notice on Further Standardizing the Use of Written Language in Publications)
General Administration of Press and Publication, November 23, 2010
http://www.gapp.gov.cn/cms/html/21/508/201012/708310.html
新疆一记者被殴致脑死亡 警方否认因报道遭报复 (Police Deny that Beating of Xinjiang Reporter Was in Retaliation for Story)
Eastday, December 22, 2010
http://news.eastday.com/c/20101222/u1a5624545.html

Migrant Workers
AIDS Program Targets Migrant Workers
China Daily, December 22, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/22/content_11736574.htm

四因素致两亿流动人口困境不解或将诱发城市并发症 (Four Factors Facing 200mill Migrant Population Which If Unrevolved Could Lead to Complications in Urban Areas)
Legal Daily, December 22, 2010
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2010-12/22/content_2409789.htm
Related news:
Help Is at Hand for Migrant Workers
China Daily, December 22, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/22/content_11736494.htm
Population
Living under the Hukou System
Economic Observer, December 21, 2010
http://www.eeo.com.cn/ens/feature/2010/12/21/189562.shtml

Abuses Cited in Enforcing China Policy of One Child
New York Times, December 21, 2010
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/22/world/asia/22population.html

Protests and Petitions
陕西数千女工抗议补偿不足 与公安冲突大批工人被抓 (Thousands of Shaanxi Female Workers Clash with Police, Detained in Protest for Increased Compensation)
Radio Free Asia, December 21, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gong-12212010105702.html

Rural Issues
Rural Work Conference Focuses on Threats to Stable Food Supply
South China Morning Post, December 22, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=17d353822a90d210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Society
Social Conflict on the Rise: Top Judge
China Daily, December 21, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/21/content_11730595.htm

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

December 21, 2010

News
Bilateral Ties
China Pays Nepal Police 'to Catch Tibet Refugees'
Agence France-Presse, December 20, 2010
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gAcJ673go50URtzW2B9jl3owe10g

Civil Society
“微民”当选公益人物 “微博女王”姚晨颁奖 (Micro-blogger Chosen as Public Interest Role Model)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 21, 2010
http://epaper.oeeee.com/A/html/2010-12/21/content_1259041.htm

Death Penalty
China Criminal Law Draft Amendment Unchanged in Reducing Number of Crimes Subject to Death Penalty
Xinhua News Agency, December 20, 2010
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2010-12/20/c_13657264.htm
Related news:
China's Top Legislature Opens Bimonthly Session
Xinhua News Agency, December 21, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/21/content_11730308.htm
最高人民法院法官对外透露中国死刑复核情况 (SPC Judge Speaks about Death Penalty Review)
Radio France Internationale, December 20, 2010
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20101220-最高人民法院法官对外透露中国死刑复核情况

Hong Kong
Activists Not Guilty of Unlawful Assembly
South China Morning Post, December 20, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=8f8d8e035830d210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
China Says Liu's Nobel 'Ludicrous', Australia Urges Release
Agence France-Presse, December 20, 2010
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5g7xOEPyPEE4uzRqn63HRWW87rv7g

Human Rights Defenders
王译劳教行政诉讼法庭逃避立案 李铁颠覆案官方指派律师 (Court Declares Wang Yi's Case Inadmissible)
Radio Free Asia, December 20, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/wang-12202010140347.html

Law
China Jails 8 for Selling Fake Rabies Vaccine
Associated Press, December 20, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101220/ap_on_re_as/as_china_fake_vaccine

Fewer Meetings and Documents for Top Court
China Daily, December 21, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/21/content_11731114.htm

Media
'Father' of Firewall's Microblog Removed after User Backlash
South China Morning Post, December 21, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=729534335140d210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

北疆晨报记者遇暴力袭击致脑死亡 (North Xinjiang Morning Herald Reporter Beaten, Reported Brain Dead)
The Beijing News, December 21, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1221/02/6OD3TO4F00011229.html
Related news:
Journalist Left in a Coma after Gang's Attack
China Daily, December 21, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/21/content_11731267.htm
Population
China to Improve Family Planning Policies
China Daily, December 21, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/21/content_11730448.htm
Related news:
'One-Child' Policy to Stay
Radio Free Asia, December 20, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/policy-12202010123717.html
Protests and Petitions
网帖称60余村民送村支书违法乱纪先锋锦旗 (Web Post: 60 Villagers Give Village Official «Law-Breaking » Silk Banner)
City Sun, December 20, 2010
http://www.cnr.cn/gblm/lmgw/yw/201012/t20101220_507480692.html

Society
郑州市民遭"官二代"殴打 打人者称可随时报警 (Zhengzhou: Civilian Beaten by Official’s Son, Perpetrator Not Afraid of Police)
Dahe Daily, December 21, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1221/08/6ODPGFIU00011229.html

垃圾堆里有没有明天? (Hope for the Trash Dump?)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 21, 2010
http://epaper.oeeee.com/B/html/2010-12/21/content_1258884.htm

XUAR
新疆看守所在押人员猝死 家属奔走一年余难求真相 (Xinjiang: Family of Detainee Who Died "Abnormally" Still Unable to Untangle Truth 1 Year Later)
Radio Free Asia, December 20, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/xin-12202010154907.html

Monday, December 20, 2010

December 20, 2010

News
Children
"熨斗烫伤7名幼童"老师被行政拘留10日 (Teacher Administratively Detained, Fined after Burning Students with Electric Iron)
Yangtse Evening Post, December 19, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1219/02/6O81CF7F00014AED.html

Environment
China to Step Up Efforts to Control Mother Nature
Agence France-Presse, December 17, 2010
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jo3F39PxxJhGCpFH40Ld5qkjf_1A

Disaster Warning over Race for Subways
South China Morning Post, December 20, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=667eb19d105fc210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD
Related news:
地铁大跃进是个危险的信号 (Rapid Push for Subways a Sign of Danger)
21st Century Business Herald, December 16, 2010
http://www.21cbh.com/HTML/2010-12-17/2OMDAwMDIxMTE2OQ.html
Government
Netizens Unhappy with Poor Service on Govt Sites
China Daily, December 18, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/18/content_11721800.htm

湖北宜昌官网以"说吧"二字答复咨询挨批 (Hubei: Govt Website Criticized for Responding “Just Tell Them” to Citizen Inquiry)
China News Service, December 20, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1220/06/6OB03QC900011229.html

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)
艾未未:寻找一切可能性 (Ai Weiwei: Seek Out All Possibilities)
Hebei Youth Daily, December 16, 2010
http://www.hbqnb.com/news/Html/Supplement/whrw/2010/1216/1012161953186238249821.html

Human Rights Defender – Hada (哈达)
China Pressed to Account for Uighurs’ Fate
New York Times, December 18, 2010
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/19/world/asia/19uighur.html

Human Rights Defenders
Guizhou Poet 'Still Missing'
Radio Free Asia, December 16, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/poet-12162010151408.html

多名律师探望范亚峰遭警方殴打 (Police Beat Lawyers for Visiting Legal Scholar Dr Fan Yafeng)
Radio Free Asia, December 19, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/fan-12192010144313.html

浦志强:2010年中国司法活动越来越无章法 (Rights Attorney Pu Zhiqiang: Rule of Law Decreased in 2010)
Radio France Internationale, December 18, 2010
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20101218-浦志强:2010年中国司法活动越来越无章法

Land Policy
Beijing's 'Ablest Nail House' Leveled
China Daily, December 19, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/19/content_11723695.htm

Law
裁判文书上网 预防司法腐败 (Scholar: Put Verdicts Online to Prevent Judicial Corruption)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 20, 2010
http://epaper.oeeee.com/H/html/2010-12/20/content_1257848.htm

Media
突破中共網禁 反制軟體吃香 (Anti-Censorship Software Breaks the Firewall)
China News Agency, December 19, 2010
http://www.cna.com.tw/ShowNews/Detail.aspx?pNewsID=201012190037

Rural Issues
Facebook for Farmers: Technology Empowers China's Rural Workers
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 19, 2010
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12010549

XUAR
Top Muslim Leader Dies in China's Xinjiang
Agence France-Presse, December 19, 2010
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/breakingnews/world/view/20101219-309867/Top-Muslim-leader-dies-in-Chinas-Xinjiang

Thursday, December 16, 2010

December 16, 2010

News
Food Security
Seeds Shock as Water Turns Black
Shanghai Daily, December 15, 2010
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=457345&type=Metro

Government
民眾對政府管治失信心 《社會藍皮書》發布 總體生活滿意度跌 (Blue Book of China's Society (CASS): People Have Lost Faith in Government)
Ming Pao, December 16, 2010
http://hk.news.yahoo.com/article/101215/4/ls5l.html

Human Rights Defender -- Qin Yongmin (秦永敏)
Activist Held after Release from Prison
Radio Free Asia, December 15, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/activist-12152010123333.html
Related information:
Democracy Activist Qin Yongmin Released from Prison after 12-Year Sentence 老资格民运人士秦永敏12年刑满获释
Human Rights in China, November 29, 2010
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/public/contents/191183
CH: http://gb.hrichina.org/public/contents/23613
June Fourth
June 4 Charge Political, Court Told
South China Morning Post, December 16, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=7b7794ff4f9ec210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Labor
南京讨薪民工与保安冲突 数名民工受伤 (Nanjing: Several Workers Injured from Demanding Unpaid Wages)
Yangtse Evening Post, December 16, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1216/04/6O0GI5JV00011229.html

Land Policy
Land Battles Most Dire Rural Issue: Report
China Daily, December 16, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/16/content_11709564.htm

Law
House Expropriation Policy Solicit Suggestions
Xinhua News Agency, December 15, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/15/content_11708646.htm

Judges Face Stricter Rules Over Personal Conduct
China Daily, December 16, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/16/content_11709825.htm

Media
傳媒挺趙連海遭整頓‧廣東時代週報秘密回收 (Issue of Time Weekly Supporting Zhao Lianhai Recalled)
Sin Chew Daily, December 15, 2010
http://www.sinchew.com.my/node/186818?tid=2

Police
警察在派出所将人打昏抛下楼致死 多人获刑 (Several Convicted after Civilian Beaten to Death in Police Station)
China News Service, December 16, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1216/05/6O0JUFJD00011229.html

Politics
刘晓波获诺奖可能会分裂北京政权 (Liu's Nobel May Divide Beijing Political Power Structure)
Radio France Internationale, December 15, 2010
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20101215-刘晓波获诺奖可能会分裂北京政权

Protests and Petitions
陕西村长维护村民利益反成被告 再有受害人遭拘留 (Shaanxi: Rights Defending Village Chief Becomes the Accused, Victims Detained)
Radio Free Asia, December 15, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shanxi-12152010132914.html

Public Health
HIV/AIDS Patients to Get Care
China Daily, December 16, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/16/content_11709872.htm

Society
孔子学院能否帮中国树立国际形象? (Do Confucius Institutes Help China's International Image?)
Radio Free Asia, December 15, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kongzi-12152010103440.html

Tibet
Four Tibetans Detained in Delhi for Staging Protest against Wen Jiabao's Visit
Press Trust of India, December 16, 2010
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_four-tibetans-detained-in-delhi-for-staging-protest-against-wen-jiabao-s-visit_1481868

XUAR
Uyghur Scholar, Family Held
Radio Free Asia, December 15, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/uyghur-12152010203431.html

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

December 15, 2010

News
Corruption
'Sex Diary Official' Receives 13 Years
China Daily, December 15, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/15/content_11702243.htm

Death Penalty
China Says Filipino Drug Mules Handled According to Law
Agence France-Presse, December 14, 2010
http://www.mysinchew.com/node/49544

Environment
Struggle to Save Last Fish Reserve on the Yangtze
South China Morning Post, December 15, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=708526e27d4ec210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Food Security
卫生部官员称:农村儿童存在严重“隐性饥饿” (MOH Officials: Rural Children Suffer Severely from “Hidden Hunger”)
China Education Daily, December 13, 2010
http://www.chinanews.com.cn/jk/2010/12-13/2717746.shtml

Government
Civil Service Still Seen as Golden Rice Bowl
Asia Times Online, December 15, 2010
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/LL15Ad01.html

Human Rights Defender -- Du Daobin (杜导斌)
Controls On Released Dissident
Radio Free Asia, December 14, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/controls-12142010140154.html
Related information:
Writer Imprisoned for Essays; Still Silenced after Release 杜导斌因言获罪 出狱后仍被禁声
Human Rights in China, December 08, 2010
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/public/contents/191271
CH: http://gb.hrichina.org/public/contents/24037
Human Rights Defender -- Hada
Mongolia Separatist Out of Prison, Still Detained?
Associated Press, December 14, 2010
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=%2Fc%2Fa%2F2010%2F12%2F14%2FMNRO1GPSS0.DTL
Related information:
Mongolian Dissident Hada Missing after Scheduled Prison Release; Wife and Son Detained
哈达15年刑满后下落不明 其妻、子刑拘
Human Rights in China, December 14, 2010
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/public/contents/191390
CH: http://gb.hrichina.org/public/contents/24308
Human Rights Defenders
北京基督徒维权律师遇袭 无牌车暴徒公路追击 (Beijing: Rights Lawyer Zhang Kai Attacked on Road)
Radio Free Asia, December 14, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/bj-12142010161034.html

Beijing Keeps Leading Christian Locked Up
The Australian, December 15, 2010
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/beijing-keeps-leading-christian-locked-up/story-e6frg6so-1225971147639

Labor
Mentally Ill Workers Enslaved in China Rescued
Associated Press, December 15, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101215/ap_on_re_as/as_china_workers

26名工人被欠薪靠赊账吃饭 光馒头就赊1600元 (26 Workers without Wages after High Board Charges)
Peninsula Metropolis Newspaper, December 15, 2010
http://news.bandao.cn/news_html/201012/20101215/news_20101215_1027444.shtml

Land Policy
母亲不满14岁女儿被拆迁人员骚扰服毒 (Mother Takes Poison after Eviction Personnel’s Harassment of Daughter)
Yangtse Evening Post, December 15, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1215/03/6NTQKVSC00014AED.html

Social Security
Shelters Open Doors to Homeless in Shanghai
China Daily, December 15, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/15/content_11702222.htm

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

December 14, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Activists Slam Nobel Crackdown
Radio Free Asia, December 14, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/crackdown-12132010145304.html

諾奬頒獎禮後CNN BBC解封 (CNN and BBC Unblocked in China Post-Nobel)
Ming Pao, December 13, 2010
http://dailynews.sina.com/bg/chn/chnoverseamedia/mingpao/20101213/13262077823.html

颁奖礼后,中国当局打压在持续 (Crackdown of Chinese Regime Continues after Ceremony)
Deutsche Welle, December 13, 2010
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,6323013,00.html

丹頂鶴照扯上和平獎 《南都》認網友想太多 (Southern Media Says Netizens Have Wild Imaginations after Red-crowned Crane Photo Becomes Associated with Peace Prize)
China Times, December 14, 2010
http://news.chinatimes.com/world/0,5246,11050401x112010121400173,00.html


News
Civil Society
我国众多公益组织无法注册致爱心活动不合法 (Most Public Interests Groups Unable to Register, Making Charity Illegal)
China Youth Daily, December 14, 2010
http://news.eastday.com/c/20101214/u1a5607307.html

爱知行继续被停电报复 获释维权人士被禁接受采访 (Power Still Cut at Aizhixing Institute, Freed Activists Prohibited from Interviews)
Radio Free Asia, December 13, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ai-12132010093717.html

Corruption
村支书帮人买卖死人户口套取拆迁补偿款 (Village Official Tangled in Fraud Scandal over Cashing In on Demolition Compensation for the Deceased)
Changjiang Daily, December 14, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1214/05/6NREUQ5J00011229.html

Human Rights Defenders
Activist Eyes Rural Homes Scheme for Urban Poor
South China Morning Post, December 14, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=45567e71f50ec210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

U.N. Sleuths Say China Rights Crackdown Alarming
Reuters, December 13, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20101213/wl_nm/us_china_nobel_un

Labor
砖厂雇大量智障者充当苦力 厂长自称行善 (Brickyard Hires Large Number of Mentally Challenged “for Charity”)
Turpan Daily, December 13, 2010
http://news.qq.com/a/20101213/001464_2.htm
Related news:
Sweatshop Allegedly Abuses Mentally Ill
Global Times, December 14, 2010
http://china.globaltimes.cn/society/2010-12/601404.html
Protests and Petitions
网上信访70天“钉子户”黯然关帖 ("Nail House" Petitioner, Dejected, Deletes Online Petition after 70 Days of No Government Response)
South China Morning Post, December 14, 2010
http://epaper.oeeee.com/H/html/2010-12/14/content_1252343.htm

广西来宾发生涉农纠纷 200名农民围堵糖厂 (200 Farmers Blockade Guangxi Sugar Mill over Dispute)
Xinhua News Agency, December 14, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1213/19/6NQDDKF900011229.html

Tibet
Thousands of Tibetans Evicted to Make Way for Lhundrub Dam
AsiaNews, December 11, 2010
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Thousands-of-Tibetans-evicted-to-make-way-for-Lhundrub-dam-20230.html

Monday, December 13, 2010

December 13, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Nothing Can Stop the Empty Chair, One Net User Writes as Officials Race to Remove Offending Posts
South China Morning Post, December 11, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=7204e8f4890dc210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD
Related news:
Peace Prize Brings Hope to Exiled Dissidents
South China Morning Post, December 12, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=df2adefe2f5dc210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

曾憲梓:外國打壓中國 (Former NPC Delegate Tsang Hin-chi: It's the Foreign Countries that Suppress China)
Sing Tao Daily, December 12, 2010
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/1948351/1.html


News
Civil Society
「公民社會建設」觸動中共神經 汪洋狠批深圳「不講政治」 ("Building Civil Society" Touches a Nerve of the CPC; Guangdong Party Secretary Wang Yang Demands that Shenzhen "Not Speak of Politics")
Apple Daily, December 12, 2010
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/template/apple/art_main.php?iss_id=20101212&sec_id=15335&subsec_id=15336&art_id=14757608

Disasters
More Deceit Uncovered at Deadly Mine Blast Site in Henan
China Daily, December 13, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/13/content_11690027.htm

Human Rights Defender – Hada (哈达)
China Releases Long-serving Dissident from Jail: Group
Reuters, December 12, 2010
http://ca.reuters.com/article/topNews/idCATRE6BC0DT20101213
Related information:
Hada's Family Reunion Pictures Online but Whereabouts Remain Unknown
SMHRIC, December 12, 2010
http://www.smhric.org/Latest_A.htm
Media
HK Journalists Attacked Near Activist's Flat
South China Morning Post, December 11, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=bd116ba6c41dc210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD
Related information:
Statement on Beating of Hong Kong Reporters in Beijing
FCC HK, December 13, 2010
http://www.fcchk.org/fccweb/news.html?id=ECFB6408F05B2D7916067BA252E21067
Police
公安部:娱乐场所每周一查 (Anti-prostitution Campaign: MPS: Entertainment Venues Should Be Inspected Weekly)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 13, 2010
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/4/c4/4c45849517b20f65/Blog/d52/0c3738.html

Protests and Petitions
诺贝尔和平奖颁奖礼已结束 中国打压异议人士还在持续 (Pressure on Dissidents Continues following Nobel Ceremony)
Radio Free Asia, December 12, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/yi-12122010142245.html

Public Health
For Chinese with HIV, Unheeded Cries For Hugs
Caixin, December 12, 2010
http://english.caing.com/2010-12-10/100206341.html

Society
China’s Army of Graduates Struggles for Jobs
New York Times, December 11, 2010
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/12/world/asia/12beijing.html

Friday, December 10, 2010

December 10, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
'Most Nations' Oppose Peace Prize to Liu
China Daily, December 10, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/10/content_11679694.htm

Nobel 'Not a Prize against China'
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 09, 2010
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11961018

U.N. Rights Chief Calls on China to Release Liu
Reuters, December 09, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20101209/wl_nm/us_nobel_china_pillay

Empty Chair Left for Jailed Chinese Nobel Laureate
Associated Press, December 09, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101210/ap_on_re_as/as_china_nobel


News
Bilateral Ties
China Tired of Myanmar Reform 'Foot-dragging': Cables
Agence France-Presse, December 10, 2010
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jS0IOiww-jhpqxSQfbyA6fPPykcA

US: China Lacks 'Morals' in Africa
Al Jazeera, December 09, 2010
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/africa/2010/12/201012981346664660.html

Corruption
前天津高官因贪腐被判死缓 (Former High-ranking Tianjin Official Pi Qiansheng Given Suspended Death Sentence for Graft)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 10, 2010
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2010/12/101210_brief_china_corruption.shtml

Human Rights
China Seeks Int'l Co-Op on Human Rights
China Daily, December 10, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/10/content_11682887.htm

Human Rights Defender – Hada (哈达)
No Word on Mongolian Activist's Release in China
China Post, December 10, 2010
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/china/local-news/beijing/2010/12/10/283117/No-word.htm

Human Rights Defender – Zhao Lianhai (赵连海)
趙連海獲媒體選為年度人士 (Zhao Lianhai Chosen Man of the Year by Guangdong's Time Weekly)
Sing Tao Daily, December 10, 2010
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/1946370/1.html
Related news:
赵连海:为了孩子们的未来 (Zhao Lianhai: For the Children's Future)
Time Weekly, December 09, 2010
http://time-weekly.com/story/2010-12-09/862.html
Human Rights Defenders
杭州环保斗士陈余千被判刑10个月 (Hangzhou Environmental Activist Chen Yuqian Sentenced to 10 Months)
Radio Free Asia, December 09, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_verdict-12092010104836.html

Media
China, Iran Jail Most Journalists in World, Media Watch Group Says
Deutsche Presse Agentur, December 10, 2010
http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/usa/news/article_1604719.php/China-Iran-jail-most-journalists-in-world-media-watch-group-says

本港記者在北京採訪被打 (Beijing: HK Reporters Attacked outside Zhao Lianhai's Home)
Radio Television Hong Kong , December 10, 2010
http://www.rthk.org.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20101210/news_20101210_55_718840.htm

Population
Home Alone, China's Elderly Need Better Care and Support
China Daily, December 10, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/10/content_11679878.htm

XUAR
新疆部署维稳工作 严防恶性暴力恐怖案 (XUAR Party Committee Holds Conference on Using "Stability Maintenance" to Combat Violence and Terrorism)
Radio Free Asia, December 09, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/xj-12092010101917.html

December 09, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Analysts: Dissident's Nobel Prize A 'Running Sore' for China
Voice of America, December 08, 2010
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Analysts-Dissidents-Nobel-Prize-Running-Sore-for-China-111553699.html

China Steps Up Anti-Nobel Campaign by Blocking BBC Website
The Daily Telegraph, December 09, 2010
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/8190506/China-steps-up-anti-Nobel-campaign-by-blocking-BBC-website.html

傳中國發動挪威僑民反諾貝爾獎 (China Allegedly Mobilizes Norway-based Oversea Chinese in Anti-Nobel Campaign)
China News Agency, December 08, 2010
http://www.cna.com.tw/SearchNews/doDetail.aspx?id=201012090022

Why I'm Going to Oslo
Foreign Policy, December 09, 2010
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/12/08/interview_wan_yanhai


News
Environment
Growth Threatens Water Supply
China Daily, December 09, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/09/content_11673998.htm

Food Security
Crops Suffer from Industrial Pollution
Global Times, December 09, 2010
http://china.globaltimes.cn/society/2010-12/600383.html

Human Rights
China: How Much Freedom Do Its People Have?
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 09, 2010
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11949981

Human Rights Defender -- Du Daobin , 杜导斌
Chinese Human Rights Activist Stripped of Rights
Spero News, December 08, 2010
http://www.speroforum.com/a/44715/Chinese-human-rights-activist-stripped-of-rights
Related information:
Writer Imprisoned for Essays; Still Silenced after Release 杜导斌因言获罪 出狱后仍被禁声
Human Rights in China, December 08, 2010
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/public/contents/191271
CH: http://gb.hrichina.org/public/contents/24037
Human Rights Defenders -- Gao Yu, 高瑜, Tang Jitian, 唐吉田, Zhang Xianling, 张先玲
Beijing Crackdown Widens
Radio Free Asia, December 08, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/crackdown-12082010111324.html

Law
无罪释放后 省体彩中心主任索赔1100万 (After Innocent Acquital, Lottery Director Claims 1.1mil Compensation)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 09, 2010
http://epaper.oeeee.com/A/html/2010-12/09/content_1247848.htm

Police
市民投诉挨打遭民警斥“刁民” (Citizen Complaining about Being Beaten Scorned by Police as "Trouble-maker")
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 09, 2010
http://epaper.oeeee.com/H/html/2010-12/09/content_1247703.htm

6旬在押人员猝死深圳看守所 警方:正常死亡 (Police Claim Natural Causes after Elderly Man Dies in Custody)
Southern Daily, December 09, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1209/09/6NEURF9J00014AEE.html

看守所设过渡监室防“躲猫猫” (Guangdong Detention Center Uses Musical Therapy)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 09, 2010
http://epaper.oeeee.com/B/html/2010-12/09/content_1247678.htm

Public Health
Rural-Urban Healthcare Gap To Be Stitched Up
China Daily, December 09, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/09/content_11674633.htm

Society
Public Irate about Villa Subsidies For Rich
China Daily, December 09, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/09/content_11674590.htm

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

December 08, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
China Has Backing of More Than 100 Countries, Organizations on Nobel Peace Prize
Xinhua News Agency, December 07, 2010
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2010-12/07/c_13638827.htm

Economic Carrot Helps China in Nobel Boycott Drive
Reuters, December 07, 2010
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6B657420101207

Chinese Group to Award Rival 'Peace Prize'
Agence France-Presse, December 08, 2010
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5je8RwJxVC5EBj3VIyC365jzL4nhg


News
Corruption
国家药监局官员收130万好处费被判11年 (SFDA Official Takes 1.3 Million, Gets 11-year Sentence )
The Beijing Times, December 08, 2010
http://news.eastday.com/c/20101208/u1a5595952.html

Disasters
Gas Blast Kills 26 at Chinese Coal Mine
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 08, 2010
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11944956

Over 4,000 Chinese Dead or Missing in Floods This Year
Xinhua News Agency, December 08, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/08/content_11666828.htm

Environment
江西旱情蔓延23万人临时饮水困难 (230 Thousand Temporarily without Drinking Water as Jiangxi Drought Spreads)
People's Daily, December 08, 2010
http://news.eastday.com/c/20101208/u1a5595880.html

Hong Kong
Hong Kong Plea Smoothes Milk Scandal Father’s Release
Financial Times, December 07, 2010
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/8f52b48e-01e3-11e0-b66c-00144feabdc0.html

Human Rights Defenders
Guizhou Detains Activists
Radio Free Asia, December 07, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/activists-12072010141248.html

Land Policy
2.79m Shaanxi Residents to Be Relocated from Mountains
China Daily, December 08, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/08/content_11667792.htm

Law
中国律师难:法庭内无故被殴 动辄“涉密”拦见当事人 (China's Troubled Lawyers: Beaten in Court for No Reason, Summarily Refused Meeting with Clients Due to "State Secrets")
Radio Free Asia, December 07, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/lawyer-12072010145141.html

Media
China Denies Google Claims
Radio Free Asia, December 07, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/google-12072010112755.html

Police
冷国权得罪警官遭诬告 关键证人翻供曝冤情 (Key Witness Retracts Testimony in Leng Guoquan Case)
Radio Free Asia, December 07, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/leng-12072010103208.html

Public Health
Hospital Suspends 4 over Death of Boy
Shanghai Daily, December 08, 2010
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=456661

Religion
China Ignores Vatican Protest, Chooses Church Leaders
The Washington Post, December 07, 2010
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/07/AR2010120702673.html

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

December 07, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Letter Calls for Liu's Release
Radio Free Asia, December 06, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/letter-12062010130810.html
Related information:
中国民主人权活动家秦永敏致国家主席胡锦涛的公开信 (Open Letter to Hu Jintao from Chinese Democracy and Rights Activist Qin Yongmin)
Qin Yongmin, December 06, 2010
http://www.canyu.org/n20647c6.aspx
A Winner, But No Presence at Nobel Award
Asahi Shimbun, December 07, 2010
http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201012060239.html

US Lawmakers to Honor Nobel Peace Laureate
Agence France-Presse, December 07, 2010
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hormoQVDy6oGTpaP5sylubZXcDNw?docId=CNG.b9cc66e8282cbcac9efbda058b8506d6.411

观察:北京的诺贝尔和平奖宣传战 (Beijing's Propaganda War against the Nobel Peace Prize)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 07, 2010
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2010/12/101206_nobel_chinese_media.shtml

News
Disasters
Rights Activist Finds Higher Toll from Shanghai Fire
South China Morning Post, December 07, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=eb0d06e139cbc210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Food Security
网友热议蘑菇漂白称相信孩子 因学生无维稳担忧 (The Case of the Bleached Mushrooms: Netizens Put More Trust in Students than Officials)
People's Daily, December 07, 2010
http://news.eastday.com/c/20101207/u1a5593873.html

Human Rights Defender – Liu Feiyue (刘飞跃)
刘飞跃看望秦永敏被打 秦永敏发公开信呼吁释放刘晓波 (Liu Feiyao Beaten for Visiting Qin Yongmin)
Radio Free Asia, December 06, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/qinyongmin-12062010092756.html

Law
今日网络直播广州中院杀人案庭审 (Guangzhou Court Broadcasts Murder Trial Proceedings Live)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 07, 2010
http://epaper.oeeee.com/A/html/2010-12/07/content_1245249.htm

New Rule Allows Lawyers to Attend Interrogations
China Daily, December 07, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/07/content_11661042.htm


Related news:
嫌疑人受讯问律师可旁听 (Beijing Procuratorate Issues Provisional Measures on Counsel Attending Interrogations)
Beijing Daily, December 06, 2010
http://bjrb.bjd.com.cn/html/2010-12/06/content_344526.htm


Land Policy
Loopholes Let Greedy Officials Develop Farmland
South China Morning Post, December 07, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=78d906e139cbc210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

村民告北京唐家岭村委会非法强拆 法院不予立案 (Beijing Court Declares Illegal Eviction Case Inadmissible)
The Beijing Times, December 07, 2010
http://news.eastday.com/c/20101207/u1a5593871.html

Protests and Petitions
Mourning for Boy Erupts into Violence
South China Morning Post, December 07, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=1ac6128f0fcbc210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Religion
China to Choose Catholic Heads; Vatican Ties Tense
Associated Press, December 06, 2010
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jseoAdm662XkHHWXBx9PAJIPZ4-Q

Rural Issues
County's Welfare Projects Give Residents Hope
China Daily, December 07, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/07/content_11661693.htm

Society
Official Driving Drunk Kills 5 Teens in C China
Xinhua News Agency, December 07, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/07/content_11661680.htm

Monday, December 06, 2010

December 06, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
我沒有敵人 諾獎擬讀劉曉波文 (Liu's Final Trial Statement "I Have No Enemies" to Be Read at Nobel Ceremony)
China News Agency, December 04, 2010
http://udn.com/NEWS/WORLD/BREAKINGNEWS5/6014604.shtml
Related information:
我没有敌人——我的最后陈述 (I Have No Enemies: My Final Statement)
Liu Xiaobo, December 23, 2009
CH: http://gb.hrichina.org/public/contents/18550
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/public/contents/173747
Havel and Tutu Urge China to Release Liu Xiaobo
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 05, 2010
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11920761

Hong Kong Protesters Demand China Free Nobel Winner Liu
Reuters, December 05, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20101205/wl_nm/us_china_nobel_protest

Jailed Nobel Winner’s Supporters Attack UN
Toronto Star, December 05, 2010
http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/902111--jailed-nobel-winner-s-supporters-attack-un


News
Food Security
Parents Beg For Cash to Aid Milk Scandal Children
South China Morning Post, December 06, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=b09efd28537bc210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender
人權詩人貝嶺:不再過境北京 (Rights Poet Bei Ling: I'll Never Transit through Beijing Again)
United Daily News, December 03, 2010
http://udn.com/NEWS/MAINLAND/MAI1/6012514.shtml

Human Rights Defender -- Jiang Tianyong (江天勇)
Pressure Rises On Activists
Radio Free Asia, December 03, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/pressure-12032010145542.html

Human Rights Defender -- Hada (哈达)
Mongolian Activist's Son: China Police Took Mother
Associated Press, December 04, 2010
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/04/AR2010120400944.html

Land Policy
Bankruptcy Turmoil and Body Snatching Tales
Caixin, December 03, 2010
http://english.caing.com/2010-12-03/100204276.html

Law
专访﹕「为赵连海心痛」 北京学者吁司法独立 (Interview: Beijing Scholar Sympathizes with Zhao Lianhai, Calls for Judicial Independence)
Ming Pao, December 05, 2010
http://dailynews.sina.com/gb/chn/chnoverseamedia/mingpao/20101205/12532056328.html

Media
Chinese News Sites Steer Clear Of China-Related WikiLeaks Cables
The Guardian, December 05, 2010
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/dec/05/china-news-sites-wikileaks-cables

Police
广东茂名在押人员"闷被死" 警方称系突发疾病 (Guangdong: Police Say Detainee “Suffocated to Death” Due to Sudden Illness)
The Beijing Times, December 06, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1206/04/6N6NFJAK00014AED.html

Protests and Petitions
"普法日"变"上访伸冤日" (Legal Publicity Day Becomes Petition Day)
Radio Free Asia, December 05, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/pu-12052010144134.html

六旬老人与拆迁公司起纠纷在信访局遭殴打 (Old Man Beaten by Demolition Firm Staff in Municipal Petitioning Bureau)
Zhejiang Online, December 05, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1205/01/6N3SLUAJ00014AED.html

Public Health
China to Have 1.2 Million HIV-Positive People by 2015
China Daily, December 04, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/04/content_11652055.htm

Society
调查称近五成党政干部认为自己是弱势群体 (Survey: ~50% Cadres Consider Themselves "Vulnerable" Due to Competition, Seniority, Wages)
Xi'an Evening News, December 05, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1205/04/6N44RTHC0001124J.html

Tibet
Bilingual Preschool Policy Spurs Fears of Marginalising of Tibetan
South China Morning Post, December 04, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=4573de91e2cac210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

XUAR
Crackdown Launched in Xinjiang
Radio Free Asia, December 03, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/separatism-12032010123747.html

Thursday, December 02, 2010

December 02, 2010

News
Civil Society
世界艾滋病日民间活动受压 爱知行被断电患者被逐 (NGO Activities Suppressed on World AIDS Day)
Radio Free Asia, December 01, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/aizibing-12012010091648.html

Disasters
Schools 'Need Safety Lessons to Avoid Stampedes'
China Daily, December 02, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/02/content_11639775.htm

Labor
平谷50余幼师短时停课要求涨薪 区教委承认"差钱" (Beijing: 50 Kindergarten Teachers Go on Temporary Strike for Raise)
The Beijing Times, December 02, 2010
http://acftu.people.com.cn/GB/197470/13374194.html

Land Policy
Mystery Over Demolition Death In Shanghai
China Daily, December 02, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/02/content_11640406.htm

七旬夫妇拒搬迁遭拆迁队持铁棍殴打 (Elderly Couple Beaten by Eviction Team for Refusing to Leave)
Zhejiang Online, December 02, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1202/06/6MSMGT4V00014AED.html

Law
最高法:重复信访案终结后将不再办理 (SPC: Same Petition Case Inadmissible Once Closed)
Chengdu Evening News, December 02, 2010
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2010-12-02/060621569078.shtml

Police
Students Slam Slow Police Response to Fatal Accident
Global Times, December 02, 2010
http://china.globaltimes.cn/society/2010-12/598277.html

Protests and Petitions
Hangzhou Bans Pro-Reform March
Radio Free Asia, December 01, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/protests-12012010132748.html

AIDS Patients Petition for Better Services
Global Times, December 01, 2010
http://china.globaltimes.cn/society/2010-12/597966.html

Public Health
Living Standards of Disabled People Improved
China Daily, December 02, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/02/content_11639659.htm

Religion
China’s Urbanites Rediscover Buddhism
Inter Press Service, December 02, 2010
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/LL02Ad01.html

Society
Tide of Discontent Rises against Abuse of Power
South China Morning Post, December 02, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=21cfe9469e1ac210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

XUAR
Uyghur Seeks Justice for Discrimination
Radio Free Asia, December 01, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/discrimination-12012010162044.html

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

December 01, 2010

Top news
Nobel Peace Prize / Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
China Suspends Norway Trade Talks amid Nobel Fury
Agence France-Presse, November 30, 2010
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5ggLF4CJoqd2GxF3YRRuJxLYPu0Iw

抗议者将在中国驻挪威使馆外示威 (Human Rights Groups to Protest outside Oslo Chinese Embassy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 30, 2010
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2010/11/101130_nobel_hk_protest.shtml


News
Food Security
Tainted Dairy Imports Cause Concern
China Daily, December 01, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/01/content_11632703.htm

Labor
HIV Job Discrimination Highlighted in Report
Xinhua News Agency, December 01, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/01/content_11632633.htm

Hunan Works All-Out for Miners Missing in Colliery Flood
Xinhua News Agency, December 01, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/01/content_11637016.htm

Land Policy
Activist Beaten in Attack
Radio Free Asia, November 30, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/beating-11302010102451.html

Media
WikiLeaks Website Blocked behind Chinese Firewall
Associated Press, December 01, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101201/ap_on_re_as/as_china_wikileaks_blocked

Multilateral
Clinton Presses Central Asian States on Human Rights
Voice of America, November 30, 2010
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Clinton-Presses-Central-Asian-States-on-Human-Rights-111064649.html

Police
11岁幼女3月内被逼卖淫百次 警察阻家属上访 (Girl, 11, Forced into Prostitution, Police Stop Parents from Petitioning)
Northeast Web, November 30, 2010
http://news.163.com/10/1130/11/6MO2BKC700011229.html

Protests and Petitions
Demolition Protesters May Face Charges
China Daily, December 01, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-12/01/content_11632761.htm

Public Health
河南艾滋病婚外性传播人数呈明显上升趋势 (Henan: Extramarital Transmission of HIV/AIDS on Clear Increase)
Henan Business Daily, December 01, 2010
http://news.eastday.com/c/20101201/u1a5581850.html

China's Healthcare Plans Bump against Rural Skills Gap
Reuters, December 01, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20101201/wl_nm/us_china_healthcare

Former Health Official Urges Probe of China's 1990s HIV Epidemic
Associated Press, December 01, 2010
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/dec/01/china-blood-selling-scandal-hiv

State Security
China Bars U.S. Officials from American's Appeal
Associated Press, November 30, 2010
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704679204575646083157159728.html

China Arrests Hundreds of Hackers, Says Situation "Grim"
Reuters, December 01, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20101201/wl_nm/us_china_hackers