Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Government

Climate of Public Opinion
China Daily, November 16, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/16/content_14101362.htm

Hong Kong

Budget Hostels Will Help Young Workers
South China Morning Post, November 16, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=d3d84259887a3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

Tax Battle 'Opportunity' to Expose China: Ai Weiwei
Agence France-Presse, November 16, 2011
http://sg.news.yahoo.com/ai-says-tax-battle-opportunity-expose-china-033430478.html

Internet

High Tech Used for Online Crackdown of Illegal Publications
Xinhua News Agency, November 15, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/15/content_14100957.htm

Protests and Petitions

八旬老太强拆现场自焚身亡 儿子儿媳被拘留10日郑州成立专门处理小组 (Henan: 81-yo Woman Sets Self Alight in Protest of Demolition, Police Detain Her Children for 10 Days)
The Beijing News, November 16, 2011
http://www.ce.cn/xwzx/shgj/gdxw/201111/16/t20111116_22841414.shtml
Related news:
81-year-old Chinese Sets Self on Fire in Protest
Associated Press, November 16, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111116/ap_on_re_as/as_china_self_immolation
几十名强拆户与成都市防暴队对峙6小时 (Chengdu: Confrontation between Evictees and Riot Officers for Six Hours)
Radio Free Asia, November 15, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/cd-11152011162314.html

Rural Issues

国新办:中国农村贫困人口10年减少6734万 (State Council Info Office: Rural Poverty Has Fallen by 67.34mil in Past Decade)
China News Service, November 16, 2011
http://news.163.com/11/1116/11/7IVQIH9600014JB6.html
Related information:
中国农村扶贫开发的新进展 (New Developments in China's Poverty Reduction in Rural Areas)
State Council Information Office, November 16, 2011
http://www.gov.cn/gzdt/2011-11/16/content_1994683.htm