Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Bilateral Ties

China-Africa People’s Forum Passes Nairobi Declaration
China Daily, August 31, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/chinaafricaforum/2011-08/31/content_13244379.htm

Government

官员出国热在多国遭质疑 民众更关注信息透明 (Public Concern of Info Transparency, Suspicions Raised over Officials' Trips Abroad)
Global Times, August 31, 2011
http://news.eastday.com/c/20110831/u1a6081344.html

Hong Kong

香港观察:李克强访问的未了余波 (Aftermath of Li Keqiang Visit to HK Continues)
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 31, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/hong_kong_review/2011/08/110830_hkreview_li_keqiang_police.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

疫苗家长“寻衅”被判刑 维权者 “袭警”劳教归来 (5-mo Prison Sentence for Picking Quarrels and Provoking Troubles Upheld for Father of Child Sickened by Vaccine)
Radio Free Asia, August 30, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/y-08302011142019.html

Law

China's Draft Law Amendment in Conformity with Int'l Conventions
Xinhua News Agency, August 30, 2011
http://english.cri.cn/6909/2011/08/30/1461s655943.htm

China's Legislature Ends Bimonthly Session, Adopts Interpretation of Articles of HK Basic Law
Xinhua News Agency, August 27, 2011
http://www.globaltimes.cn/NEWS/tabid/99/ID/672845/Chinas-legislature-ends-bimonthly-session-adopts-interpretation-of-articles-of-HK-Basic-Law.aspx

Migrant Workers

北京大兴31打工子弟幼儿园将关停 (Beijing: 31 Kindergartens for Workers' Children in Daxing District to Close)
The Beijing News, August 31, 2011
http://epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2011-08/31/content_270223.htm

Protests and Petitions

老人复印上访材料遭店家举报 公安局截访 (Elderly Man Kept from Petitioning after Copy Shop Owner Reports Him for Photocopy Petitioning Materials)
New Express, August 31, 2011
http://news.xkb.com.cn/zhongguo/2011/0831/156750.html

Public Health

On Remote Tibetan Plateau, a Health-care Program That Could Be a Model for China
Christian Science Monitor, August 31, 2011
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-South-Central/2011/0829/On-remote-Tibetan-plateau-a-health-care-program-that-could-be-a-model-for-China

Social Security

Welfare Cards to Be Issued to All
South China Morning Post, August 31, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=047f17eec8b12310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD