Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Hong Kong

「釋法對港損害,大過外傭有居留權」 ("PRC Interpretation of Law Does More Harm than Granting Right of Abode to Filipino Maids")
Apple Daily, July 27, 2011
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/template/apple/art_main.php?iss_id=20110727&sec_id=4104&subsec_id=11867&art_id=15468321
Related news:
'Scare Tactics' over Maids' Rights
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=0b6355cc6f661310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender -- David Tsui (Xu Zerong, 徐泽荣)

Jailed Scholar to Seek Judicial Review of Case
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=e62355cc6f661310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Media

Cutting-Edge Editor Moved
Radio Free Asia, July 25, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/editor-07252011140423.html

Police

贵州城管被指打死小贩引发冲突 (Guizhou: Clash between People and Police after Purported Beating to Death of Street Peddler by Urban Management)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 27, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/07/110727_guizhou_riot.shtml

Politics

More Light Shed over Choice of Top Cadres
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2011
http://topics.scmp.com/news/china-news-watch/article/More-light-shed-over-choice-of-top-cadres

Public Health

World Bank Warns on Economy If China Fails to Tackle Diseases
Reuters, July 26, 2011
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/07/27/us-china-worldbank-health-idUSTRE76Q0IS20110727
Related information:
Toward a Healthy and Harmonious Life in China: Stemming the Rising Tide of Non-Communicable Diseases
The World Bank, July 26, 2011
http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/2011/07/26/toward-health-harmonious-life-china-stemming-rising-tide-of-non-communicable-diseases