Friday, December 30, 2011

Civil Society

Charity Transparency Worries Public
Shanghai Daily, December 30, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=491343

Gender

Worries over IDs to Buy Pills
China Daily, December 30, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/30/content_14355737.htm

Disasters

Victims' Families, Locals Question Discrepancies
South China Morning Post, December 30, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/vgn-ext-templating/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=850c680bf8a84310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights

外交部:中方一贯反对在人权问题实施双重标准 (MFA: China Has Always Opposed Double Standards on Human Rights)
China News Service, December 29, 2011
http://gb.cri.cn/27824/2011/12/29/5187s3501899.htm

Human Rights Defenders

U.S.-trained Chinese Official Seen behind Blind Activist's
Reuters, December 30, 2011
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/30/us-china-official-idUSTRE7BT06W20111230

維權女律師 擔架上吸氧受審 (Rights Advocate Ni Yulan Tried from a Stretcher)
Ming Pao, December 30, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2535032/1.html
Related information:
No Verdict Issued in Ni Yulan’s Case
倪玉兰案庭审未作判决
Human Rights in China, December 29, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5748
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5749

Labor

Minimum Wages Rise by Average of 22pc
South China Morning Post, December 30, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/vgn-ext-templating/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=c1ac680bf8a84310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

京滬明年再加最低工資 (Beijing, Shanghai to Raise Min Wage in 2012)
Ming Pao, December 30, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2535031/1.html

Population

中国人口将再次大迁徒 (China Facing Another Mass Migration)
Radio France Internationale, December 29, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111229-中国人口将再次大迁徒

XUAR

Trafficking Victim’s Mother Seeks Redress
Radio Free Asia, December 29, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/trafficking-12292011173306.html

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Disasters

Quake Parents Plan March
Radio Free Asia, December 28, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/march-12282011104107.html

Human Rights Defenders

Human-rights Lawyer Goes on Trial in China
Al Jazeera, December 29, 2011
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2011/12/20111229815574375.html

涉茉莉花高纯炼案迟迟未判 (Verdict Yet to Be Announced for Sedition Charge against Gao Chunlian)
Radio Free Asia, December 28, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/dissidents_trial-12282011111021.html

Land Policy

广西三千武警入村抓捕护地农民 (Guangxi: 3K Armed Police Enter Village, Detain Villagers Protecting Their Land)
Radio Free Asia, December 28, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/guangxi_land-12282011102443.html

Public Health

Chinese Citizens Sent to Mental Hospitals to Quiet Dissent
USA Today, December 28, 2011
http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/story/2011-12-28/china-mental-hospitals/52260592/1

Society

Top Chinese Words Tell Story of Mass Unease
South China Morning Post, December 29, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=8731f6872b484310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Taiwan

國台辦:民進黨阻撓小三通多年 (Taiwan Affairs Office: Return to Democratic Progressive Party Rule Would Thwart Progress of Past Three Years)
China Times, December 29, 2011
http://news.chinatimes.com/focus/11050105/112011122900518.html

XUAR

Police Shoot 7 'Terrorists' in China's Muslim West
Associated Press, December 29, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111229/ap_on_re_as/as_china_xinjiang

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

Two Rights Activists Jailed in China
The Irish Times, December 27, 2011
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/world/2011/1227/1224309521998.html
Related information:
Democracy Activist Chen Wei Gets Nine Years for Inciting Subversion
资深异议人士陈卫被重判9年
Human Rights in China, December 23, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5736
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5737

Veteran Guizhou Activist Chen Xi Sentenced to Ten Years
贵州资深异议人士陈西被重判10年
Human Rights in China, December 26, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5745
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5746
UN Concerned about China's Clampdown on Human Rights Defenders
Voice of America, December 26, 2011
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/east-pacific/UN-Official-Concerned-About-Chinas-Clampdown-on-Human-Rights-Defenders-136222488.html

Law

「秘密」羈押7個月合法化 (Criminal Procedure Law Draft: Legalized "Secret" Detentions for 7mo)
Ming Pao, December 28, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2532898/1.html

刑诉法修正案草案二审彰显“人文关怀” (Second Deliberation of Criminal Procedure Law Draft Highlights "Humane Care")
Xinhua News Agency, December 26, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2011-12/26/c_111308513.htm

Protests and Petitions

Three of Five Advocates for Chinese Village Released
The New York Times, December 27, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/28/world/asia/three-of-five-advocates-for-chinese-village-released.html

朱明国谈乌坎:群众被激怒起来了 你才知道什么叫力量 (Guangdong Party Official Zhu on Wukan: One Knows the Meaning of "Strength" When the People Arise in Anger)
Guangzhou Daily, December 27, 2011
http://news.ifeng.com/mainland/detail_2011_12/27/11585666_0.shtml

Society

深圳擬設雙親育嬰假 (Shenzhen Considers Regs on Parental Leave for Both Parents)
Ming Pao, December 27, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2531994/1.html

XUAR

圣诞节期间新疆大规模清查 南疆搜非法宗教物扣二十多维人 (Aksu Prefecture: 20+ Detained on Charges of Hoarding Illegal Religious Materials and on Suspicion of Separatism)
Radio Free Asia, December 27, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql-12272011094341.html

Friday, December 23, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

China Sentences Rights Activist to 9 Years' Jail
The Associated Press, December 23, 2011
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-sentences-rights-activist-years-jail-15217917
Related information:
Dissident Chen Wei to Be Tried on December 23
资深异议人士陈卫面临再次获刑
Human Rights in China, December 21, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5730
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5725
欧盟外交主管呼吁释放高智晟 (EU Foreign Policy Head Calls for Gao Zhisheng's Release)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 23, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/12/111222_gaozhisheng_ashton.shtml
Related information:
Wife of Disappeared Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Urges International Attention
耿和呼吁国际社会关注高智晟律师处境——中国人权采访高智晟律师的妻子耿和
Human Rights in China, December 22, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5732
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5733

Internet

Cities Follow Beijing over Real Name Registration on Internet
Shanghai Daily, December 23, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2011/12/23/Cities+follow+Beijing+over+real+name+registration+on+Internet

Labor

China Province in Major Wage Rise
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 23, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-16311751

Law

Rulings Must Consider Morality: Top Judge
China Daily, December 23, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/23/content_14314624.htm

Protests and Petitions

海门警民持续冲突警方释放催泪弹 (Haimen, Guangdong: Police Fire Tear Gas on Protesters as Clash Continue)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 23, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/12/111223_china_haimen.shtml

乌坎事件是中国现时社会动乱的一个缩影 (Wukan Protests the Epitome of Contemporary Social Unrest in China)
Radio France Internationale, December 22, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111222-乌坎事件是中国现时社会动乱的一个缩影

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Human Rights Defenders - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

China Tells Off "Batman" Star Bale for "Creating News"
Reuters, December 21, 2011
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/12/21/uk-china-bale-activist-idUKTRE7BK0KC20111221

面对陈光诚,国际关注“该如何做是好”?  (What's the Right Thing for the International Community to Express Concern over Chen Guangcheng?)
Radio France International, December 22, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111222-面对陈光诚,国际关注“该如何做是好”?

Labor

Workers Blockade Offices to Get Paid
Shanghai Daily, December 21, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=490596

Law

最高人民法院首發判例‎ (Supreme People’s Court Issues First Batch of “Guiding Cases”)
Xinhua News Agency, December 22, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2527705/1.html

Police

周永康:坚持文明执法 妥善处置群体性事件‎ (Senior Party Official Zhou Yongkang: Use Civilized Law Enforcement to Handle Mass Incidents)
Ming Pao, December 22, 2011
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2011-12/2287447.html

Protests and Petitions

China's Top Paper Praises Settlement of Village Dispute
Reuters, December 22, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20111222/wl_nm/us_china_unrest
Related information:
“乌坎转机”提示我们什么 (What the "Turn for the Better in Wukan" Shows Us)
People's Daily, December 22, 2011
http://politics.people.com.cn/GB/30178/16678491.html

Villagers Cancel Protest after Demands Are Met
Shanghai Daily, December 22, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=490702

報道:汕頭海門鎮警方開始拘捕示威者 (Haimen, Guangdong: Police Begin Arresting Demonstrators)
Radio Television Hong Kong, December 22, 2011
http://www.rthk.org.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20111222/news_20111222_55_806831.htm

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Environment

92,000 Resettled for Water Diversion
Xinhua News Agency, December 20, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/20/content_14295691.htm

Beijing Puts Emphasis on Sustainable Development
South China Morning Post, December 21, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=fa42dcf316c54310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

陈卫周五审讯 张维敏同日宣判 (Friday: Trial for Chengdu Dissident Chen Wei, Verdict for Shanghainese Petitioner Zhang Weimin)
Radio Free Asia, December 20, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_dissident-12202011122105.html

王荔蕻刑满释放 网民关注遭失踪 (Netizen Supporters of Activist Wang Lihong Go Missing)
Radio Free Asia, December 20, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/wlh-12202011120209.html

Internet

Real-name Registration Crucial to Microblog
Xinhua News Agency, December 20, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/20/content_14295876.htm

Society

Real-name System Adopted for Train Tickets
Xinhua News Agency, December 21, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/21/content_14296250.htm

Protests and Petitions

China Village Draws Party's Attention
The Wall Street Journal, December 21, 2011
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204058404577110363689160798.html

汕頭5萬人示威 「佔領」政府樓 (50K Guangdong Villagers Occupy Government Building to Protest Power Plant)
Ming Pao, December 21, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2526621/1.html

Environment

中山珠海咸潮凶猛 两个抗咸专用水库基本用尽 (Severe Drought Leads to High Salinity, Exhausted Reservoirs)
Guangzhou Daily, December 20, 2011
http://news.dayoo.com/zhongshan/201112/20/73442_21073898.htm

Human Rights Defenders

內地維權人士王荔蕻出獄 (Beijing Activist Wang Lihong Released Today)
Ming Pao, December 20, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2525776/1.html
Related information:
Wang Lihong, Zheng Yichun, Bo Xiaomao Released
王荔蕻、郑贻春、柏小毛刑满获释
Human Rights in China, December 20, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5724
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5725
广西人士因纪念先烈被软禁传唤 广州律师唐荆陵被带走疑涉乌坎 (Guangzhou: Rights Lawyer Tang Jingling Detained, Possibly in Connection to Wukan Protests)
Radio Free Asia, December 19, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/h-12192011132217.html

Rural Issues

社科院:城镇人口今年将首超农村 (CASS Blue Book: Urban Population Exceeds Rural Population for First Time)
Economic Information Daily, December 20, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2011-12/20/c_122449992.htm

Politics

China Party Official Warns Members over Religion
Associated Press, December 19, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111219/ap_on_re_as/as_china_religion
Related news:
朱维群:共产党员不能信仰宗教 (Zhu Weiqun: Party Members Cannot Believe in a Religion)
Qiushi, December 15, 2011
http://www.qstheory.cn/dj/201112/t20111215_129931.htm

Protests and Petitions

Tmall: Attackers Are Illegal Traders
Xinhua News Agency, December 20, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/20/content_14290180.htm
Related information:
反淘宝联盟中联办及港交所请愿 抗议垄断式霸权及黑势力打压 (Anti-Taobao Alliance Cross Border to HK to Protest before Mainland Liaison Office and HK Stock Exchange)
Radio Free Asia, December 15, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/tb-12152011092741.html
Villagers Vow to Fight If Police Attack
South China Morning Post, December 20, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=f0b0452cff654310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Monday, December 19, 2011

Civil Society

'Leftover' Relief Donations Diverted
South China Morning Post, December 17, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=f6fc29c73c744310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders - Gao Zhisheng (高智晟)

高智晟妻:中共完全无视人权 (Gao Returned to Prison; Wife: The Party Completely Disregards Human Rights)
Ming Pao, December 18, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2523678/1.html
Related news:
Beijing Court Withdraws Probation on Ex-lawyer Convicted of Overthrowing State
Xinhua News Agency, December 16, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2011-12/16/c_131311157.htm

Internet

China Tightens Internet Control, Orders Microblog Users to Use True Identity
Taiwan News, December 17, 2011
http://www.taiwannews.com.tw/etn/news_content.php?id=1790099
Related information:
北京市微博客发展管理若干规定 (Several Regulations of Beijing Municipality on the Administration of Microblog Development)
Information Office of the Beijing Municipal People's Government et al, December 16, 2011
http://news.china.com.cn/txt/2011-12/16/content_24172013.htm

Media

粤广播电视播音讲方言须报批 《广东省国家通用语言文字规定》明年3月1日起施行,违反规定拒不改正将处分主管人员 (New Guangdong Regs: Beginning March 1, Use of Cantonese in Mass Broadcast Requires Approval, Executives Can Be Penalized for Violations)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 18, 2011
http://epaper.oeeee.com/A/html/2011-12/18/content_1536317.htm
Related news:
粵語播音須報准 民轟「弱智」 (Guangdongers Blast New Application Requirements for Using Cantonese in Mass Media as "Idiotic")
Apple Daily, December 19, 2011
http://tw.nextmedia.com/applenews/article/art_id/33897761/IssueID/20111219

Related information:
广东省国家通用语言文字规定 (Regulations of Guangdong Province on the Use of the National Language)
Guangdong Provincial People's Government, December 12, 2011
http://zwgk.gd.gov.cn/006939748/201112/t20111216_297089.html

Police

China to Upgrade Detention Houses
Xinhua News Agency, December 18, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/18/content_14282349.htm

Protests and Petitions

Wukan Siege: Rebel Chinese Villagers Reject Resolution Talks
The Daily Telegraph, December 18, 2011
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8964409/Wukan-siege-rebel-Chinese-villagers-reject-resolution-talks.html

XUAR

Dozens ‘Disappeared’ after Assault
Radio Free Asia, December 16, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/disappeared-12162011174006.html

Friday, December 16, 2011

Bilateral Ties

China Reaches Out to Myanmar's Suu Kyi
Reuters, December 15, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20111215/wl_nm/us_china_myanmar

Media

China Wants to Ban Movie Content That Disturbs Social Stability in Latest Tightening of Media
Associated Press, December 15, 2011
http://www.washingtonpost.com/gIQAGCA4uO_story.html
Related information:
Draft Law Designed to Boost Film Industry, Curb Harmful Content
Global Times, December 15, 2011  
http://www.globaltimes.cn/NEWS/tabid/99/ID/688655/Draft-law-designed-to-boost-film-industry-curb-harmful-content.aspx

中华人民共和国电影产业促进法(征求意见稿) (Law of the People's Republic of China on the Promotion of Films [Draft Soliciting Input])
State Council, December 15, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2011-12/15/c_111245126_2.htm

Religion

Western China City Seeks to Banish Muslim Veil
Reuters, December 15, 2011
http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFTRE7BE0IF20111215
Related information:
新疆伊宁开展“淡化宗教意识 崇尚文明健康生活”活动 (Ghulja [Yining] Holds "Dilute Religious Consciousness and Advocate a Civilized and Health Life" Campaign)
Ghulja Municipal Government, December 15, 2011
http://www.hlbrdaily.com.cn/news/60/html/122750.html

Protests and Petitions

Provincial Chinese Officials Seek to End Village Revolt
The New York Times, December 15, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/16/world/asia/local-chinese-officials-seek-to-end-village-revolt.html

烏坎5000村民遊行籲中央介入 (5K Villagers Protest, Calling on Central Authorities' Intervention)
Ming Pao, December 16, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2522002/1.html

反淘宝联盟中联办及港交所请愿 抗议垄断式霸权及黑势力打压 (Anti-Taobao Alliance Cross Border to HK to Protest before Mainland Liaison Office and HK Stock Exchange)
Radio Free Asia, December 15, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/tb-12152011092741.html

Tibet

逾千漢藏學生校園群毆 (Chengdu: Several Injuries in Tibet-Han School Brawl)
Ming Pao, December 16, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2522000/1.html

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Environment

城乡夺水 (How Will Dong'an County, Hunan Choose between Water for Its People or for the City?)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 09, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/e/53/e53a0a2978c28872/Blog/8fd/9bfcb9.html

Human Rights

US Ambassador Faults China on Rights
The Associated Press, December 14, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111214/ap_on_re_as/as_china_us

Human Rights Defenders - Huang Jinqiu (黄金秋)

Beijing Frees Web Dissident after Eight Years in Jail
Agence France-Presse, December 14, 2011
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2011/12/15/2003520805
Related information:
Huang Jinqiu, Writer and Dissident, Released after Eight Years in Prison
政治异议人士黄金秋获释出狱
Human Rights in China, December 13, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5721
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5722

Labor

Can China Keep Its Workers Happy?
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 15, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-16161764

Migrant Workers

国务院督察组来粤督察指导农民工工作 解决农民工问题没再提“城市户口” ("Urban Residency" Not Raised at Recent Meeting on Resolving Migrant Worker Issues)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 15, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/2/a5/2a50e9c2d6b89b95/Blog/6ca/776413.html

深圳: 打工20年 离“市民”还有多远 (Shenzhen: Work There for 20 Years, But Residency Is Still Far Off)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 13, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/4/56/456ac9b0d15a8b7f/Blog/abd/d91cf3.html

Internet

社交媒体再受压 官媒称颠覆性工具 (Official Press: Social Media Is a Subversive Tool)
Radio Free Asia, December 14, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sm-12142011095920.html

Protests and Petitions

Tension Simmers in Blockaded China Village after Land Protest
Reuters, December 14, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20111214/wl_nm/us_china_unrest

Taiwan

China Dangles More Incentives ahead of Taiwan Election
Reuters, December 14, 2011
http://news.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20111214-316190.html

Bilateral Ties

美查中國網諜 指解放軍資助 (US Investigation into Electronic Espionage Points to PLA)
Ming Pao, December 14, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2520002/1.html

Death Penalty

4,000 a Year Executed by China, Activists Say
Associated Press, December 13, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111213/ap_on_re_as/as_china_death_penalty

Education

Teachers Banned from Using Harsh Words
China Daily, December 14, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/14/content_14261384.htm

Human Rights Defenders

Activist Couple 'Kept Apart'
Radio Free Asia, December 12, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/couple-12122011170548.html

贵州人权研讨会被取缔重要成员陈西被逮捕 (Guizhou Activist Chen Xi Formally Arrested on Subversion Charges)
Radio Free Asia, December 13, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gz-12132011095701.html

Law

China's Latest Legal Crackdown
The Wall Street Journal, December 13, 2011
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203430404577093832864771576.html

Protests and Petitions

Inside Wukan: the Chinese Village That Fought Back
The Daily Telegraph, December 13, 2011
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8954315/Inside-Wukan-the-Chinese-village-that-fought-back.html

遭毁約收地 老人自焚跳樓 (Elderly Man Attempts Suicide after Being Forced to Breach Land Contract)
Ming Pao, December 14, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2519997/1.html

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Nepal Boosts Security for Visit by Chinese Premier
Associated Press, December 13, 2011
http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STIStory_744106.html

Human Rights Defenders

"奥斯陆空椅子后一年" (An Empty Chair of Liu: One Year Later)
Deutsche Welle, December 12, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15596336,00.html

冯正虎华春辉被失踪 任意绑架打压人权何在 (Missing Activists Feng Zhenghu and Hua Chunhui Return Home)
Radio Free Asia, December 12, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/f-12122011100024.html

内蒙古政治异见者哈达在刑满1年后仍被非法羁押 (Inner Mongolian Activists Call for Release of Hada, Still Being Held 1 Year after End of Prison Sentence)
Radio Free Asia, December 12, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/5-12112011165316.html

Internet

Chinese Men Detained for 'Spreading Internet Rumour'
Reuters, December 12, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/dec/12/chinese-men-detained-internet-rumour

Politics

Rising Stars Put on a Show of Harmony
South China Morning Post, December 13, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=ba2c9249b2334310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Protests and Petitions

China Police Block Access to Protest Village
Agence France-Presse, December 12, 2011
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8951275/China-police-block-access-to-protest-village.html

Society

中国贫困人口与豪华政府楼 (China's Poor and Luxurious Government Buildings)
Radio Free Asia, December 10, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111210-中国贫困人口与豪华政府楼

Monday, December 12, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

Mystery Surrounds Dutch Human Rights Award
Radio Netherlands Worldwide, December 10, 2011
http://www.rnw.nl/africa/bulletin/mystery-surrounds-dutch-human-rights-award
Related news:
倪玉兰家人“变卦” 要公开接受荷兰人权奖 (Ni Yulan's Family "Changes Their Mind", Want to Openly Accept Dutch Rights Award)
Voice of America, December 11, 2011
http://www.voanews.com/chinese/news/20111211-Human-Rights-Defenders-135402433.html
维权人士王荔蕻刘沙沙获中国良心奖 (Activists Wang Lihong and Liu Shasha Awarded China's Conscience Prize)
Voice of America, December 11, 2011
http://www.voanews.com/chinese/news/20111211-RIGHTS-ACTIVISTS-135405908.html

Internet

Official Calls for Healthy Online Culture
Xinhua News Agency, December 12, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/12/content_14247855.htm

网络文化建设和管理经验交流会在镇江召开 (Forum on Building and Administering Internet Culture Held in Zhenjiang)
Xinhua News Agency, December 11, 2011
http://www.js.xinhuanet.com/xin_wen_zhong_xin/2011-12/11/content_24309913.htm

Labor

浙江近千工人讨薪上访遭暴力驱散 (Zhejiang: Protest by ~1K Workers for Back Pay Broken Up through Violence)
Radio Free Asia, December 09, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/zhejiang_labor-12092011101329.html

Multilateral

'Opening-up to Continue'
China Daily, December 12, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/12/content_14247869.htm

Police

Death in Custody Follows Fresh Unrest in Chinese Village
Reuters, December 11, 2011
http://ca.reuters.com/article/topNews/idCATRE7BB05G20111212

Protests and Petitions

最高检:明年利用现有专线网线路全面推行视频接访 (SPP: Video Petitioning Services Planned for 2012)
Legal Daily, December 12, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-12/12/content_3188978.htm

Public Health

China Faces Severe Plasma Shortage
Xinhua News Agency, December 12, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/12/content_14247729.htm

Tibet

Tibetan Who Set Self on Fire in Protest Dies: Group
Associated Press, December 09, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111209/ap_on_re_as/as_china_tibet

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Bilateral Ties

克林顿警告网络公司勿协助强权 (US Sec of State Clinton to Internet Companies: Don't Help Suppress Information)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 09, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2011/12/111209_internet_us_diplomacy.shtml

Children

'One Third of Chinese Toys Contain Heavy Metals'
The Daily Telegraph, December 08, 2011
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8944028/One-third-of-Chinese-toys-contain-heavy-metals.html

Hong Kong

ICAC Steps Up War on Ballot Rigging
South China Morning Post, December 09, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/vgn-ext-templating/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=1cd3f7085ad14310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

Nobel Winners Urge China to Release Liu Xiaobo
Associated Press, December 09, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111209/ap_on_re_as/as_china_nobel_dissident
Related information:
Freedom of Expression on Trial in China
言论自由在中国遭受审判
China Rights Forum, 2010, no. 1
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/crf/issue/2010.01
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/crf/issue/2010.01

Labor

Collective Wage Talks Promoted
China Daily, December 09, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/09/content_14235670.htm

Media

中国被监禁的记者人数之多居世界第三 (China no. 3 in Most Imprisoned Journalists Worldwide)
Radio Free Asia, December 08, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ji-12082011152040.html

Protests and Petitions

防暴警鎮壓工人討薪 (Zhejiang: Riot Police Suppress Protest for Back Pay at Furniture Factory)
Ming Pao, December 09, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2515493/1.html

Taiwan

实地报道:中国大陆媒体在台湾 (On-site Report: Mainland Media in Taiwan)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 08, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/12/111208_taiwan_asmedia_byvic.shtml

Tibet

17th Karmapa Charged in India over Illegal Currency
New York Times, December 08, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/09/world/asia/17th-karmapa-charged-in-india-over-illegal-currency.html

Bilateral Ties

新聞自由Vs.國安 美劇內地引共鳴 (American Play on Conflict between Free Press and Nat'l Security Resonates in China)
Ming Pao, December 08, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2514483/1.html

Civil Society

Individual Donations to Red Cross Plunge on Scandals
Shanghai Daily, December 08, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=489563

Death Penalty

China Executes Filipino Convicted on Drug Charges
Associated Press, December 08, 2011
http://www.taiwannews.com.tw/etn/news_content.php?id=1781534

Environment

China's Pollution, a Toxic Issue
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 07, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16068926

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Silent on Editor Visa
Radio Free Asia, December 07, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/visa-12072011141921.html

Migrant Workers

Young Migrant Workers Not Well Adapted in City
China Daily, December 08, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/08/content_14234298.htm

Society

调查显示北京、上海生活费用贵过香港 (Survey: Beijing and Shanghai Living Costs Higher than Hong Kong)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 08, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/8/9f/89f03f7d02720160/Blog/dc8/4d60d0.html

Taiwan

台灣‧想感受總統大選情景‧新疆偷渡客被逮 (Xinjiang Man Detained after Rowing from Fujian to Taiwan to "Observe Taiwanese Elections")
Sin Chew Daily, December 08, 2011
http://www.sinchew.com.my/node/229446?tid=2

Tibet

Beijing Won't Let Up on the Dalai Lama
South China Morning Post, December 08, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/vgn-ext-templating/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=e75fd4c1b5914310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Labor

New Year Deadline to Resolve Back-pay Disputes
South China Morning Post, December 07, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=bf22b111d0414310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Police

Uyghur Youth Dies in Jail
Radio Free Asia, December 06, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/jail-12062011110617.html

Poverty

扶贫办:非政府组织扶贫将获国家支持 (Poverty Alleviation Office Welcomes Assistance from NGOs)
The Beijing News, December 07, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/113/1/1/2513207/1.html

Protests and Petitions

Dozen Detained in Singapore-owned Plant Strike in Shanghai
Reuters, December 06, 2011
http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/12/06/china-strike-idINDEE7B506120111206

Workers Refuse to Back Down
South China Morning Post, December 07, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=a612b111d0414310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

成都多位独立参选人因请愿遭传唤 访民再曝中央查黑保安内幕 (Chengdu: Several Independent Candidates Summoned for Petitioning)
Radio Free Asia, December 06, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/xuan-12062011101438.html

Public Health

全国人大常委会委员建议精神障碍患者家属应承担看管责任 立法健全我国的成人监护制度 (NPC Standing Committee Proposal: Families Should Bear Duty of Care for Those with Mental Illness)
Legal Daily, December 07, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-12/07/content_3171197.htm

State Security

周永康在全国加强和创新社会管理工作座谈会上强调 统筹发展民生稳定 搞好规划设计 夯实基层基础 完善社会管理体系 (Senior Party Leader Zhou Yongkang Stresses Importance of Improving Social Management System)
Legal Daily, December 04, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/Social_management/content/2011-12/04/content_3157977.htm

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Environment

Smog in Beijing Closes Airport, Raises Risk of Respiratory Diseases
Taiwan News, December 06, 2011
http://www.taiwannews.com.tw/etn/news_content.php?id=1779439

Human Rights Defenders - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

陈光诚处境:松动与打压并行 (Suppression Alleviated and Maintained for Chen)
Deutsche-Welle, December 05, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15580283,00.html
Related news:
China Eases Grip on Blind Chinese Activist: Sources
Reuters, December 05, 2011
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/05/us-china-activist-idUSTRE7B40G820111205

Law

Harassment on Law Advocacy Day
Radio Free Asia, December 05, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/advocacy-12052011180307.html

Multilateral

UN Climate Talks Looking to China
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 05, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16034826

Poverty

中国:明年底前消除儿童街头乞讨 (China to End Child Begging by End of 2012)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 06, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/12/111206_child_beggers_china.shtml

Protests and Petitions

Shanghai Strike Enters 7th Day
South China Morning Post, December 06, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=bd98befb62f04310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

村民被捕 镇官被困变人质 (Lufeng Land Dispute: Villagers Detained, Officials Surrounded in Protest)
Ming Pao, December 06, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2511510/1.html

Rural Issues

中国对城乡人非一视同仁 (Urban and Rural Chinese Unequal)
Radio France Internationale, December 05, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111205-中国对城乡人非一视同仁

Monday, December 05, 2011

Hong Kong

误报江泽民死讯 香港亚视被罚款 (ATV Fined 300K for Jiang Death Broadcast)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 05, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/12/111205_atv_fined.shtml

Human Rights Defenders - Ding Mao (丁矛)

Activist Released 'Under Surveillance'
Radio Free Asia, December 02, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/activist-12022011154154.html

Government

Alarmed by Independent Candidates, Chinese Authorities Crack Down
The New York Times, December 04, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/05/world/asia/china-clamps-down-on-even-a-by-the-book-campaign.html

Media

Media View of TV Boss Sparks Fury
Agence France-Presse, December 05, 2011
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp?we_cat=3&art_id=117638&sid=34664745&con_type=1&d_str=20111205&fc=10

Land Policy

City 'Playing Dirty' to Seize Farmers' Land
South China Morning Post, December 05, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=120644c876904310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

State Security

China to Prepare for Social Unrest
Financial Times, December 04, 2011
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/61673902-1e6e-11e1-bae4-00144feabdc0.html

Protests and Petitions

兰州发生军人殴打商贩、民众掀翻军车事件 (Lanzhou: Crowd Overturns Military Car after Soldiers Beat Street Seller)
Radio Free Asia, December 04, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sd-12042011174135.html

中央部委部长首次接访 农业部部长接待3批上访农民 (Minister of Agriculture the First to Accept Petitioners in Person)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 05, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/2/7e/27ed0fb950b856b0/Blog/a31/81daad.html

Tibet

中国公安部长登门藏人寺庙格尔登寺 (Ministry of Public Security Head Stresses Unity at Tibetan Temple)
Radio France Internationale, December 04, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111204-中国公安部长登门藏人寺庙格尔登寺

Friday, December 02, 2011

Human Rights Defenders - Feng Zhenghu (冯正虎)

冯正虎被带走近一周音讯仍杳 (No Word from Feng Zhenghu after Being Detained a Week Ago)]
Radio Free Asia, December 01, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_dissidents_b-12012011104915.html

Labor

Workers Mass at Shanghai Factory in Latest Unrest
Associated Press, December 02, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111202/ap_on_bi_ge/as_china_labor_unrest

Police

Shanghai Prison's Management Innovation
China Daily, December 02, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/02/content_14202791.htm

Poverty

China's Income Gap Widening Fast
China Daily, December 02, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/2011-12/02/content_14204209.htm

Public Health

胡佳:孤立才是中国艾滋病患者处境的真相 (Hu Jia: Chinese AIDS Patients Live in Isolation)
Radio France Internationale, December 01, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111201-胡佳:孤立才是中国艾滋病患者处境的真相  

溫家寶晤愛滋上訪者 (Wen Meets with AIDS Petitioners)
Central News Service, December 02, 2011
http://iservice.libertytimes.com.tw/liveNews/news.php?no=574958&type=國際

Tibet

Tibet 'in First Monk Immolation'
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 02, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-15997383

喇嘛自焚寺 陆公安部长视察 (Ministry of Public Security Investigating Temple Where Monks Self-Immolated)
Central News Service, December 02, 2011
http://news.chinatimes.com/mainland/11050505/132011120200734.html

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Economic Development

China Drift toward More State Control "Troubling": U.S.
Reuters, November 30, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20111130/pl_nm/us_usa_china_trade

Environment

Move to Ban Disposable Chopsticks for Good
China Daily, December 01, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/01/content_14193294.htm

Human Rights Defenders - Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

代理艾未未稅案 律師行被搜 (Law Firm Representing Ai's Tax Case Searched)
Ming Pao, December 01, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2507552/1.html

Human Rights Defenders - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

In New Book from Dissident, a Warning on China
The New York Times, December 01, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/01/world/asia/01iht-letter01.html

Law

刑诉法应赋予死刑犯申请特赦权 (Experts: Those Sentenced to Death Should Get Right to Apply for Amnesty)
Legal Daily, December 01, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-12/01/content_3146177.htm

Police

北京规定保安公司截访最高可罚10万 (Beijing: Public Security Companies May Be Fined up to 100K for Detaining Petitioners)
The Beijing Times, December 01, 2011
http://news.163.com/11/1201/01/7K5E1H4L00014AED.html

Protests and Petitions

Protest Application Calls for Rejoicing
South China Morning Post, December 01, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/vgn-ext-templating/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=00a61682105f3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD  

病人上訪爭補貼 警察不敢攔 (Police Don't Interfere with HIV/AIDS Patients Protesting before Finance Ministry)
Ming Pao, December 01, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2507555/1.html

湖南上千民办代课教师省政府上访被打压 (Hunan Teachers and Representatives Harassed, Detained when Petitioning Provincial Govt)
Radio Free Asia, November 30, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/minshi-11302011092457.html