Friday, January 29, 2010

January 29, 2010

Bilateral Ties
China Asks EU to Scrap ‘Prejudiced’ Arms Embargo
The Hindu, January 28, 2010
http://beta.thehindu.com/news/international/article96436.ece

Government
Liaison Offices Tout Their Worth to Beijing
South China Morning Post, January 29, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=0be7bf4d73576210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Hong Kong
Protests, Public Meetings Rise Threefold Since The Handover
South China Morning Post, January 29, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=5f33bf4d73576210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

刘晓波代表律师提交二审辩护词 (Liu's Lawyer Submits Defense Statement for Second Instance Trial)
Radio Free Asia, January 28, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/liuxiaobo-01282010164130.html


Human Rights Defender - Ai Weiwei (
艾未未)
艾未未等人控告成都西安路派出所 (Quake Activist Supporters Sue Chengdu Police for Unlawful, Violent Detention)
Radio Free Asia, January 28, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/aiweiwei-01282010095935.html

Internet Censorship
China Internet Users Use VPN Servers to Cross Firewall
Reuters, January 28, 2010
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE60R2BB20100128


Law
China to Adopt New House Expropriation Rules
China Daily, January 29, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/29/content_9394464.htm

Related Information:

房屋征收与补偿条例征求意见稿公布(全文) (Draft Regulation on The Expropriation of Houses And Compensation)
Xinhua News Agency, January 29, 2010
http://news.eastday.com/c/20100129/u1a4986959.html


Migrant Workers

北京朝阳区二十多间民工子弟学校面临拆迁 (Beijing Plans to Demolish 20 Schools for Children of Migrant Workers)
Radio Free Asia, January 28, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/migrant_schools-01282010115434.html

Shanghai World Expo
Pollution Will Be Controlled during Expo
China Daily, January 29, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/29/content_9394642.htm

XUAR
US Seeks China Transparency in Xinjiang Trials
Agence France-Presse, January 28, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100128/pl_afp/chinaunrestxinjiangrightstrialus

Thursday, January 28, 2010

January 28, 2010

News

Bilateral Ties
Clinton to Press China FM on Internet Issue
Reuters (via Yahoo! News), January 27, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100127/pl_nm/us_china_usa_internet

Corruption
$34m of Quake Aid Misused, NAO Says
China Daily, January 28, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/28/content_9388130.htm

Environment
Pollution Targets Will Be Met, Minister Says
South China Morning Post, January 28, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=7abe9d9df9076210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Tax on Vehicle Emissions Mulled
South China Morning Post, January 28, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=2fcd9d9df9076210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD


Government
Meeting to Focus on Enhancing Social Order
South China Morning Post, January 28, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=f48d9d9df9076210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Hong Kong
As Hong Kong’s Political System Stalls, So Does Its Democracy Movement
New York Times, January 27, 2010
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/28/world/asia/28hong.html

Law
China Issues Rules to Clean up Courts After Conviction of Top Judge

Xinhua News Agency (via People's Daily), January 27, 2010
http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90776/90785/6880732.html

Related Information:

人民法院工作人员处分条例 (Regulation on Staff Penalty of People's Court)
People's Court Daily (via Xinhua News Agency), January 27, 2010
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2010-01/27/content_12881559.htm


Media
Google 'Sister' Launches in China
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 27, 2010
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8483597.stm

China Says Google's Phone Technology Will Not Be Restricted
Voice of America, January 27, 2010
http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/asia/China-Says-Googles-Phone-Technology-Will-Not-Be-Restricted-82781462.html

China's Big Brother Is Watching Karaoke
ARTINFO (via Yahoo! News), January 28, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/20100127/wl_ynews/ynews_wl1082

Police
女中学生摆摊挣学费遭城管殴打吓出精神病() (Street Vendor Girl Diagnosed As Mentally Ill After Beaten by Urban Management Officers)
Northeast Web, January 28, 2010
http://society.dbw.cn/system/2010/01/28/052331767.shtml

Society
Draft Law to Jail Dog Eaters Whets Debate
Reuters (via Yahoo! News), January 27, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100127/od_nm/us_dogmeat

Tibet
China-Tibet Talks Resume amid Bitter Climate
Agence France-Presse (via Yahoo! News), January 27, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100127/wl_asia_afp/chinatibetdalaidiplomacytalkspolitics

More Detentions in Tibet
Radio Free Asia, January 27, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/detain-01272010152433.html

XUAR
Three Held for 'Harmful' SMS After Lifting of Ban
South China Morning Post, January 28, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=f6ed9d9df9076210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

January 27, 2010

Bilateral Ties
Swiss Leader Meets Chinese amid Uighur Tension
Agence France-Presse, January 27, 2010
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gk3aJ5UKhYb6oKcIyR2EZRv3yFiQ

China and US Fail to Set Timetable for Talks on Human Rights
The Guardian, January 26, 2010
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jan/26/china-us-talks-human-rights

Children
北京试点城市家庭寄养孤儿 由政府出生活费 (Beijing: Trial Run for Subsidized In-home Foster Care Program among Urban Families)
The Beijing Times, January 27, 2010
http://www.chinanews.com.cn/gn/news/2010/01-27/2093295.shtml


Civil Society
Beijing Resident Sues the Ministry of Finance, Requiring the Disclosure of the Three Gorges Dam Cost
The Beijing News (via Probe International), January 26, 2010
http://www.probeinternational.org/three-gorges-probe/beijing-resident-sues-ministry-finance-requiring-disclosure-three-gorges-dam-cost

Hong Kong
Hong Kong Lawmakers Resign to Push a Controversial Vote
The Wall Street Journal, January 26, 2010
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703906204575026663130135900.html

Human Rights Defenders
刘仕辉状告广州司法局 网友声援遭误拘 (Rights Lawyer Sues Guangzhou Bureau of Justice)
Radio Free Asia, January 26, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/liushihui-01262010094628.html


Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (
刘晓波)
刘晓波之妻对改判不抱希望 (Liu's Wife Sees No Hope for Change of Liu's Sentence)
Radio Free Asia, January 27, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/9-01262010164959.html

Internet Censorship

China: Beijing’s Relentless Repression of Internet Users, Activists and Petitioners
Spero News, January 26, 2010
http://www.speroforum.com/site/article.asp?id=26204&t=China%3A+++Beijing%92s+relentless+repression+of+internet+users


Labor
Forced Labour Exposed at China Kiln: Report
Agence France-Presse, January 26, 2010
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hCx5O6V1Sit6CHfEc97cVTVmQZaw

Foxconn Worker Killed; Reward Offered for Info
Xinhua News Agency, January 26, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/26/content_9380139.htm

Law
China to Jail People for up to 15 Days Who Eat Dog
China Daily, January 27, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/26/content_9379689.htm


Media
Gates Weighs in on Google-China Spat
Agence France-Presse, January 26, 2010
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5h6xLzW9vQePrrOxo-PUHkl3EPLBQ

Protests and Petitions
人大会场不准访民接近代表陈情 (Petitioners Barred from Petitioning to National People's Congress Delegates)
Radio Free Asia, January 26, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renda-01262010105201.html

Taiwan
China Issues Warning over US Arms Sales to Taiwan
Associated Press, January 27, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100127/ap_on_re_as/as_china_us

XUAR
China Sentences Four More to Death in Xinjiang
Agence France-Presse, January 26, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100126/wl_asia_afp/chinaunrestxinjiangrightstrial

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

January 26, 2010

News

Corruption
China to Move Against Local Lobbyists
New York Times, January 25, 2010
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/26/world/asia/26chinalobby.html

Ex-Chinese Political Advisor on Trial for Graft
Xinhua News Agency (via China Daily), January 25, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/25/content_9374373.htm

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Retired Communists Urge China Dissident Review
Agence France-Presse (via Yahoo! News), January 25, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100125/wl_asia_afp/chinarightsdissident


Human Rights Defender - Feng Zhenghu (
冯正虎)
駐日領事探望 馮正虎拒談判 (Chinese Embassy Officials Meet Feng at Tokyo Airport)
Ming Pao, January 26, 2010
http://news.mingpao.com/20100126/cad1.htm


Human Rights Defender - Zhao Dagong (
赵达功)
Outspoken Chinese Writer Released After 2 Weeks
Associated Press (via Yahoo! News), January 25, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100125/ap_on_re_as/as_china_detained_writer


Human Rights Defender - Wang Rongqing (
王荣清)
付不起药费王荣清欲返监狱 黄金秋力虹保外就医被拒 (Released Pro-democracy Activist Who Cannot Afford Medical Expenses Wishes to Return to Jail)
Radio Free Asia, January 25, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/wangrongqing-01252010093715.html


Human Rights Defenders
赵连海案被移送检察院四毒奶被瞒8个月 (Case of Tainted-milk Activist Zhao Lianhai Transferred to Procuratorate)
Radio Free Asia, January 25, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhaolianhai-01252010095035.html

Internet Censorship

Ministry Orders Net Filters for Schools
South China Morning Post, January 26, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=9c1b92959e566210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Media
Google: China Dispute Could Be Resolved in Weeks
Associated Press (via American Broadcasting Company), January 25, 2010
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory?id=9657302

Population
Beijing Will Not Ease Only-child Policy
China Daily, January 26, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/26/content_9377735.htm

Related News:

One-child 'Changes' Spark Confusion
South China Morning Post, January 26, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=3c5692959e566210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Protests and Petitions
Two More Rallies against Building of Trash Incinerators
South China Morning Post, January 26, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=1c2b92959e566210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

桂林强徵土地防暴警打伤村民 (Police, Villagers Clash in Guangxi over Forced Eviction, More Than 20 Villagers Injured)
Radio Free Asia, January 25, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/clash_land-01252010113912.html

Shanghai World Expo
《上海不欢迎你》主唱被约谈"喝茶"(,视频) (Singer Invited for "Tea" by Authorities After Writing A Hit Song Ridiculing Shanghai World Expo)
Radio Free Asia, January 25, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhuchang-01252010150951.html

Tibet
Dalai Lama Envoys to Revive Talks with Beijing
Agence France-Presse (via Yahoo! News), January 25, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100125/wl_sthasia_afp/chinatibetdalaidiplomacytalks2ndlead

Monday, January 25, 2010

January 25, 2010

News

Bilateral Ties
Sino-U.S. Ties Hit New Snag over Internet Issues
The Los Angeles Times, January 23, 2010
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/asia/la-fg-google-china23-2010jan23,0,2967526.story

Children
Beijing to Loosen Control on One-child Policy
China Daily, January 25, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/25/content_9371368.htm


Food Security
China Firms Found Selling Melamine-tainted Food: Report
Agence France-Presse, January 25, 2010
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gdsnNmOOUTZ_hceQU9SFDtPkIiag


Government
Liaison Offices Face Closure in Anti-graft Drive
South
China Morning Post, January 25, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=2bff5052e3166210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender - Feng Zhenghu (冯正虎)
中国官方对冯正虎滞留东京首次有了小动作 (Chinese Authorities Contact Feng's Family)
Radio France Internationale, January 24, 2010
http://www.rfi.fr/actucn/articles/121/article_18993.asp


Media

五中文网站联合抗议遭受恶意攻击 (Five Overseas Chinese Websites Protest against Malicious Attack)
Radio Free Asia, January 24, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/wang-01242010160716.html

Message to Authorities: Our Text Lives Are Private
South China Morning Post, January 25, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=9b4f5052e3166210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

China Rejects Claims of Cyber Attacks on Google
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 24, 2010
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8478005.stm

China Says Internet Regulation Legitimate, Reasonable
Xinhua News Agency, January 25, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/25/content_9369988.htm

Protests and Petitions
广东佛山数百人戴口罩聚集反对垃圾焚烧 (Hundreds Rally in Guangzhou against Waste Incineration Plant)
Guangzhou Daily, January 25, 2010
http://news.eastday.com/c/20100125/u1a4976125.html


Public Health
Health Activist Finds Freedom Only Goes So Far on Avenue of The Stars
South China Morning Post, January 24, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=dc6442e831c56210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Taiwan
Cross-strait Trade Talks Set to Start
Agence France-Presse, January 25, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=43d35052e3166210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Tibet
China to Seek ‘Stability’ in Tibet via Development
New York Times, January 23, 2010
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/24/world/asia/24china.html

XUAR
Xinjiang Residents Cope with Losing Net Access
Associated Press, January 24, 2010
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/01/23/BULI1BKP86.DTL


Friday, January 22, 2010

January 22, 2010

Top News of the Day

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
EU Parliament Berates China for Human Rights Violations
Deutsche Presse Agentur, January 21, 2010
http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/305046,eu-parliament-berates-china-for-human-rights-violations.html

Related information:

European Parliament Resolution of 21 January 2010 on Human Rights Violations in China, Notably the Case of Liu Xiaobo

P7_TA(2010)0006

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&reference=P7-TA-2010-0006&format=XML&language=EN

Media
Clinton Urges Technology Companies to Resist Censors
Business Week, January 21, 2010
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-01-21/clinton-urges-technology-companies-to-resist-censors-update2-.html

Related information:
Remarks on Internet Freedom Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
The Guardian, January 21, 2010
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/jan/21/china-liu-xiaobo-nobel

News

Death Penalty
广西来宾故意撞死交警案的罪犯被执行死刑 (Man Who Intentionally Killed Traffic Officer Executed)
Xinhua News Agency, January 22, 2010
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2010-01/21/content_12852155.htm


Economic Development
Growing Costs: Dilemmas, Struggles Facing China
China Daily, January 22, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/22/content_9359443.htm

Gender
Draft Sex Equality Law Proposes Leave for Dads
South China Morning Post, January 22, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=f7905409f8156210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders
赵连海取保候审待复 毒奶受害者就医要自费 (Tainted-milk Activist Zhao Lianhai Awaits Bail; Victims's Families Must Pay for Treatment)
Radio Free Asia, January 21, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zlh-01212010103238.html


Human Rights Defender - Chen Yunfei (
陈云飞)
各地《零八宪章》签署者再遭打压 监控软禁警告无损支持决心 (Further Crackdowns on Signatories of Charter 08)
Radio Free Asia, January 21, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/xian-01212010100037.html

Human Rights Defender - Gao Zhisheng (高智晟)
外交部称高智晟在该在的地方刘晓波从容面对牢狱 (MFA: Gao Is "Where He Should Be")
Radio Free Asia, January 21, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gzs-01212010151601.html

Human Rights Defender - Feng Zhenghu (冯正虎)
日本众议院特别委员长牧野圣修到成田机场看望冯正虎 (Makino Seishu, Member of Japan's Diet, Visits Feng Zhenghu on His 78th Day in Narita)
Radio Free Asia, January 22, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/japan-01202010134643.html

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
China's Champion of Peace: The Human Rights Activist Liu Xiaobo, Imprisoned in China, Deserves the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize
The Guardian, January 21, 2010
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/jan/21/china-liu-xiaobo-nobel

哈维尔及数诺奖得主推刘晓波为2010诺奖人选 (Dissident-turned-President Václav Havel and Others Nominate Liu Xiaobo for 2010 Nobel Peace Prize)
Radio France Internationale, January 21, 2010
http://www.rfi.fr/actucn/articles/121/article_18935.asp

劉曉波無悔﹕期待明天 庭上自辯曝光 今晤律師 (Liu: No Regrets, Looking Forward to Tomorrow; Meeting up with Lawyer Today)
Ming Pao, January 22, 2010
http://news.mingpao.com/20100122/gaa1.htm

質疑「罪證」合法性 老幹部聯署促重審 (Senior Cadres Challenge Legitimacy of Convicting Evidence of Liu’s Case, Urge for Retrial)
Ming Pao, January 22, 2010
http://news.mingpao.com/20100122/gaa2.htm


Labor
Only A Third of Migrant Workers Given Contracts
South China Morning Post, January 22, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=16e05409f8156210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Law
Owners to Get Say in Relocation
China Daily, January 22, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/22/content_9359779.htm


Media
China Maintains Tight Grip on Communications
Voice of America, January 21, 2010
http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/asia/China-Maintains-Tight-Grip-on-Communications-82240097.html

Google to Stop Censoring China Web Results Shortly: Schmidt
Agence France-Presse, January 21, 2010
http://www.mysinchew.com/node/34339

China Builds up Great Firewall as Economy Grows
The Guardian, January 22, 2010
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jan/21/china-internet-censorship-great-firewall

网游配合网络实名制 公民吁罢免李毅中 (Online Games to Comply with Real Name Registration System; People Demand Recall of Minister of Industry and Information Technology)
Radio Free Asia, January 21, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/wangyou-01212010100536.html

Gmail Accounts of Beijing Reporters Hacked
Agence France-Presse, January 18, 2010
http://www.canada.com/news/Gmail+accounts+Beijing+reporters+hacked/2456867/story.html


Shanghai World Expo
Reservations Will Be Taken at Expo
China Daily, January 22, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/22/content_9359862.htm

Tibet
Tibetans Seek a Way Out of Impasse
Asia Times Online, January 22, 2010
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/LA22Ad01.html

Thursday, January 21, 2010

January 21, 2010

News

Bilateral Ties
Clinton Plans to Stump for Global Net Freedom
CBS News, January 20, 2010
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-10438324-38.html

Corruption
Guangdong Crackdown on Graft Snares Another Senior Official
South China Morning Post, January 21, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=4ec13ef496c46210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

上海市普陀区原区长蔡志强涉嫌受贿罪被提起公诉 (Former Shanghai Senior Official Prosecuted for Accepting Bribes)
China News Service (via Xinhua News Agency), January 21, 2010
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2010-01/20/content_12844245.htm

China Teen Seen as Hero for Killing Local Official
Associated Press (via Yahoo! News), January 21, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100121/ap_on_re_as/as_china_killer_hero

Human Rights Defender - Zhou Yongjun (周勇军)
9 Year Sentence for Ex-China Democracy Leader
Associated Press (via Yahoo! News), January 20, 2010
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100120/ap_on_re_as/as_china_tiananmen

Related News:

Dissident HK Handed to Mainland Jailed 9 Years
South China Morning Post, January 21, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=95ac3ef496c46210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

何俊仁批评特区政府屈服中央出卖周勇军 (Legislator Albert Ho Criticizes HK Gov't for Yielding to The Central Gov't Pressure on Zhou's Case)
Radio Free Asia, January 20, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/hongkong_dissident-01202010120106.html


Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (
刘晓波)
RFA授权首发)刘晓波一审时不被允许在庭上读出的最后陈述 (Liu Xiaobo: Final Statement That Liu Was Not Allowed to Read out in His Trial of First Instance)
Radio Free Asia, January 21, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/lxb-01202010124642.html

Human Rights Defender - Huang Qi (黄琦)
周勇军一审判九年 黄琦二审弃辩护权 (Zhou Yongjun Jailed 9 Years; Huang Qi Abandons Right to Defense at His Second Trial)
Radio Free Asia, January 20, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/pan-01202010143905.html

Media
Baidu Fuels Cyber Tension by Suing US Web Firm
Agence France-Presse (via South China Morning Post), January 21, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=5e8c3ef496c46210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD


Protests and Petitions
Villagers, Police Clash over Land Dispute
China Daily, January 21, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/21/content_9353031.htm

廣州千人反擴建發電廠 (Thousand Protest in Guangzhou against Construction of Refuse-burning Plant)
United Daily News (via Ming Pao), January 20, 2010
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20100120/ca32202a.htm

Three Gorges
Dam Forces Relocations of 300,000 More
China Daily, January 21, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/21/content_9353013.htm

XUAR
Ban on International Calls Lifted
Agence France-Presse (via The Straits Times), January 20, 2010
http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STIStory_479779.html

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

January 20, 2010

News
Bilateral Ties
China Spins Web, Claims It’s Victim of Hacking
Economic Times, January 20, 2010
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/China-spins-web-claims-its-victim-of-hacking/articleshow/5478792.cms

Corruption
China’s Sentences Former Supreme Court Official to Life in Jail
Bloomberg, January 19, 2010
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-01-19/china-s-sentences-former-supreme-court-official-to-life-in-jail.html

Death Penalty
Gang Boss and His Aide Executed in Chongqing
South China Morning Post, January 20, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=f86dc0eec7746210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender – Gao Zhisheng (高智晟)
Tip Reveals Detained Lawyer Alive But Location Remains a Mystery
The Sydney Morning Herald, January 20, 2010
http://www.smh.com.au/world/tip-reveals-detained-lawyer-alive-but-location-remains-a-mystery-20100119-mj7c.html

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Cadre Questioned on Remarks
Radio Free Asia, January 19, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/cadre-01192010161914.html

刘晓波案二审不开庭 赵达功周日见家人 (Liu's Trial at Second Instance Not to Be Open to Public)
Radio Free Asia, January 19, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/lxb-01192010130140.html

Human Rights Defender – Liu Zhengyou (刘正有)
四川维权人士刘正有案出现新进展 (Sichuan Rights Defender Liu Zhengyou's Case Tendered to Procuratorate)
Radio Free Asia, January 19, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/lzy-01192010155639.html

Human Rights Defenders
多名维权律师又被严密监控 (Rights Defense Lawyers Again under Strict Surveillance)
Radio Free Asia, January 19, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/lawyer-01192010104300.html

Media
Avatar Banned by Chinese Censors Because Plot 'Could Cause Civil Unrest'
The Daily Telegraph, January 19, 2010
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/film-news/7022894/Avatar-banned-by-Chinese-censors-because-plot-could-cause-civil-unrest.html

China Urges Google to Follow Chinese Laws as Google Postpones Mobile Phone Launch
Voice of America, January 19, 2010
http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/asia/China-Urges-Google-to-Follow-Chinese-Laws-as-Google-Postpones-Mobile-Phone-Launch-82051752.html

Migrant Workers
Labor Pains: Stabbing Highlights Need to Protect Migrant Workers
China Daily, January 20, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/20/content_9345637.htm

Population
China to Maintain Low Birth Rate: Vice Premier
China Daily, January 20, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/2010-01/20/content_9345361.htm

Protests and Petitions
Parents of Missing Children Held after Staging Protest in Shenzhen
South China Morning Post, January 20, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=b37cc0eec7746210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Workers Protest at Chinese Touch Screen Maker
Digital Journal, January 19, 2010
http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/285960

Public Health
Health Fears over Chinese Villagers Clearing Up Toxic Rocket Debris
The Guardian, January 19, 2010
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/19/health-fears-chinese-rocket-debris

湖北大冶一医院80多患者因输血感染艾滋病 (80+ Patients Inflicted with HIV through Blood Transfusion in One Hubei Hospital)
Wuhan Morning Post, January 20, 2010
http://news.ifeng.com/mainland/201001/0120_17_1517728.shtml

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

January 19, 2010

News

Disasters
Earthquake Kills 7 in SW China; One Missing
Xinhua News Agency (via China Daily), January 18, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/photo/2010-01/19/content_9342842.htm


Education
Children Sickened by School Pressure, Says Survey
Agence France-Presse (via South China Morning Post), January 19, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=e009228dda446210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender - Feng Zhenghu (冯正虎)
(RFA
独家)吾尔开希19日将抵东京看望冯正虎(组图) (Tiananmen Student Leader Wu'er Kaixi Flies to Tokyo Airport to Visit Feng Zhenghu)
Radio Free Asia, January 18, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/wu-01182010142723.html

Human Rights Defenders
当局阻止多名维权人士祭奠赵紫阳 (Authorities Prevent Rights Defenders from Mourning Zhao Ziyang)
Radio Free Asia, January 18, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/zhaoziyang-01182010101216.html


Internet Censorship
Individuals May Get '.cn' Names Again
China Daily, January 19, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/19/content_9340267.htm

谷歌中國搜尋六四事件大增 (Surge in China's Google Search for June 4th Incident)
China News Agency (via Ming Pao), January 18, 2010
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20100118/ca11655c.htm

Foreign Reporters' Google E-mail Hacked in China
South China Morning Post, January 19, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=a37d228dda446210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Media

Confusion Rules over Curbs on 'Obscene' Texts
South China Morning Post, January 19, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=8b8304917e146210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Related News:

Phone Owner Unware What He Said 'Wrong'
China Daily, January 19, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/19/content_9340255.htm

Text Message Service Cut off for 'Bad' Words
China Daily, January 19, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/19/content_9340208.htm

Google Probing Possible inside Help on Attack
Reuters, January 18, 2010
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE60H1J620100118

報道指谷歌在華業務如常 (Google Says 'Business as Usual' in China)
United Daily News (via Ming Pao), January 18, 2010
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20100118/ca12357c.htm

Protests and Petitions
Party Chief Held After Employing Thugs in Fatal Land Grab
South China Morning Post, January 19, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=3c4304917e146210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Shanghai World Expo
Four Focuses of 2010 Shanghai World Expo
China Daily, January 19, 2010
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-01/19/content_9342132.htm


XUAR
新疆手机短信涨价5倍敏感字被禁 (Text Message Prices in Xinjiang Quintuple; Sensitive Words Censored)
Radio Free Asia, January 18, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/xinjiang-01182010095100.html

Monday, January 18, 2010

January 16-18, 2009

News
Bilateral Ties

China Tried to Hack Our Computers, Says India’s Security Chief M.K. Narayanan
The Times, January 18, 2010
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia/article6991789.ece

Civil Society
“保障性工作者权益”NGO遭遇寒冬 (Chinese NGO for Sex Workers Faces Financial Obstacles)
Democracy & Law, January 18, 2010
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/sd/2010-01-18/115019491673.shtml

Hong Kong
Hong Kong Approves China Rail Link
The Wall Street Journal, January 17, 2010
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703569004575008402152914416.html

Human Rights Defender – Gao Zhisheng (高智晟)
Chinese Lawyer Declared ‘Missing’ after Arrest
New York Times, January 16, 2010
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/16/world/asia/16china.html

Did the Chinese Security Forces Kill Gao Zhisheng?
The Independent, January 16, 2010
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/did-the-chinese-security-forces-kill-gao-zhisheng-1869532.html

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
胡绩伟等老党员呼吁重新审查刘晓波案定罪依据的合法性 (Hu Jiwei and Other Senior Party Members Call for Review on Legitimacy of Liu's Trial)
Radio Free Asia, January 17, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/hu-01172010181413.html

Human Rights Defenders
Tight Security as Dissidents Mark Death of Zhao Ziyang
South China Morning Post, January 18, 2010
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=da64d9b7bcc36210VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Wife Says Leader of China Writers' Group Who Signed Pro-reform Charter Has Been Detained
The Canadian Press, January 15, 2010
http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5iI5Q81p4m9YfSo3rp8s-e9dQ-u9A


Media
China Begins Monitoring Billions of Text Messages As Censorship Increases
The Daily Telegraph, January 15, 2010
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/6996885/China-begins-monitoring-billions-of-text-messages-as-censorship-increases.html

Google Denies Leaving China, Seeks Negotiations
Reuters, January 17, 2010
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE60E0BC20100117

Playing the Wall Game in China
The Guardian, January 18, 2010
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2010/jan/18/china-google-hacking

Police
贵州民警枪杀2名村民案尸检推翻县公安局说法 (PSB Gives Its Statement Regarding Two Villagers Shot Dead by Guizhou Civilian Police)
Xiaoxiang Morning Herald, January 18, 2010
http://news.sohu.com/20100118/n269647986.shtml

Society
Party Line Wavers on China's Gay Culture
The Australian, January 18, 2010
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/arts/party-line-wavers-on-chinas-gay-culture/story-e6frg8n6-1225820581025

新疆回族同志渴望婚姻 (Gay Uyghur Yearns for Marriage )
Ming Pao, January 18, 2010
http://news.sina.com.hk/cgi-bin/nw/show.cgi/9/1/1/1397623/1.html

Tibet
Nepal May Deport Arrested Tibetans
Agence France-Presse, January 18, 2010
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2010\01\18\story_18-1-2010_pg20_7

XUAR
China Restores Text Messaging in Xinjiang
New York Times, January 17, 2010
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/18/world/asia/18china.html

乌鲁木齐扩安监控摄像头,将达6万只 (~60,000 Surveillance Cameras to Be Installed in Urumqi)
Radio Free Asia, January 16, 2010
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/wu-01152010222518.html