Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Children

Migrant Children Need More than Food and Education
China Daily, October 31, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-10/31/content_15858602.htm

For the report, see:
中国儿童慈善需求研究报告(2012) (Framework to Study the Needs of Children in China 2012)
China Children and Teenagers' Fund and the Beijing Normal University China Philanthropy Research Institute
http://gongyi.hexun.com/2012-10-31/147431177.html

Hong Kong

Marchers call for Fairer Treatment of Refugees in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, October 31, 2012
http://visionfirstnow.org/2012/10/31/marchers-call-for-fairer-treatment-of-refugees-in-hong-kong/

Human Rights Defenders

維權名人十八大前禁留京 (Well-known Rights Activists Forbidden from Remaining in Beijing during Upcoming Party Congress)
Ming Pao, Octobers 30, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/20121031/-9-2811711/1.html

Related:
Beijing Beefs Up Security Support for CPC Congress
Xinhua News Agency, October 30, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012cpc/2012-10/30/content_15857564.htm

Labor

Tribunal Hears Case of Injured Foxconn Worker
China Daily, October 31, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-10/31/content_15858630.htm

For more on Zhang Tingzhen's case, see:
富士康员工工伤遭合同陷阱:人在深圳按外地标准 (Injured Foxconn Worker Trapped by Contract Stipulations)
Daily Sunshine, September 28, 2012
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/sd/2012-09-28/083925272942.shtml

Law

Politics before Justice for Bo Xilai, Chen Kegui
South China Morning Post, October 31, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1073348/politics-justice-bo-xilai-chen-kegui

重庆平反三宗劳教案 (Chongqing Redresses 3 Reeducation-Through-Labor Cases)
Economic Observer, October 31, 2012
http://www.eeo.com.cn/2012/1031/235368.shtml

劳动合同法修改二审推延 (Deliberation on Labor Contract Law Revisions Postponed)
Economic Observer, October 27, 2012
http://www.eeo.com.cn/2012/1027/235261.shtml

Related:
Debate on Revisions to Labour Contract Law Delayed Because of Deluge of Submissions
China Labour Bulletin, October 31, 2012
http://www.clb.org.hk/en/node/110156

Police

公安部:涉及公共利益案件应主动公开 (MPS: Organs Should Take the Initiative to Make Public Details on Cases Involving Public Interest)
The Beijing News, October 31, 2012
http://gb.cri.cn/27824/2012/10/31/2225s3906650.htm

Related:
公安机关执法公开规定 (Regulations on the Transparency of Public Security Organs in Enforcing the Law)
Ministry of Public Security, October 1, 2012
http://www.mps.gov.cn/n16/n1237/n1342/n803715/3408163.html

Public Health

Uproar after Hospitals Turn Away Pregnant Woman
Xinhua News Agency, October 30, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-10/30/content_15858257.htm

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Children

Tougher Laws against Child Abuse Urged
China Daily, October 30, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-10/30/content_15855354.htm

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Cracks Down on Mainland Mothers
The Wall Street Journal, October 29, 2012
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204005004578080521695217696.html

Human Rights Defenders

贵州软禁二十多人至十八结束 狱中人士处境更艰难 (Guizhou: 20+ Dissidents Placed under House Arrest until End of Party Congress)
Radio Free Asia, October 29, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql2-10292012104757.html

Land Policy

郑州4名村干部虚报坟头骗南水北调征地补偿款被查 (Zhengzhou: Four Village Officials under Investigation for Making False Reports to Embezzle Land Requisition Compensation Funds for South-North Water Diversion Project)
Xinhua News Agency, October 30, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-10/30/content_3947414.htm

Media

TV Series to Portray Life in Detention Center
Xinhua News Agency, October 30, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-10/30/content_15855398.htm

Protests and Petitions

Woman Detained for Spreading Rumors over Ningbo Protests
Sina, October 30, 2012
http://english.sina.com/china/2012/1029/521300.html

寧波宣布反PX示威1晚拘51人 (Ningbo Announces 51 Protesters against Chemical Plant Detained in 1 Night)
Ming Pao, October 30, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/20121030/-9-2810663/1.html

我国环境群体事件年均递增29% 司法解决不足1% (Environmental "Mass Incidents" Increasing Annually by 29%, Judicial Resolution by Not Even 1%)
Caijing, October 29, 2012
http://www.21cbh.com/HTML/2012-10-29/0ONTQxXzU0OTQ0OA.html

XUAR

Xinjiang Militant Groups Active in Syria, Says China
The Hindu, October 29, 2012
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/xinjiang-militant-groups-active-in-syria-says-china/article4044274.ece

Monday, October 29, 2012

Government

China Grassroots Democracy Challenge Awaits New Leaders
Reuters, October 28, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/29/us-china-politics-democracy-idUSBRE89R0JJ20121029

Hong Kong

Tempers Flare over Independence Spat
The Standard, October 29, 2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp?art_id=127752&con_type=1

Protests and Petitions

「向港學習」寧波示威勝利 萬人圍政總 政府允停PX項目 (Victory for Protesters in Ningbo as Govt Suspends Chemical Plant)
Ming Pao, October 29, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/20121029/-9-2809823/1.html

Related:
Ningbo Backs Down from PX Project
Global Times, October 29, 2012
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90882/7993949.html

Law

监狱法等7部法律修改18处 (7 Laws, Including Lawyers Law and Prison Law, Amended to Be Consistent with New Criminal Procedure Law)
The Beijing News, October 27, 2012
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2012/10/27/229987.html

Public Health

《精神卫生法》被指未完全明确自愿原则不够完善 (Language in Mental Health Law on Voluntary Institutionalization Said to Be Far from Perfect)
China Youth Daily, October 29, 2012
http://www.ce.cn/xwzx/gnsz/gdxw/201210/29/t20121029_23795472.shtml

Related:
中华人民共和国精神卫生法 (Law of the People's Republic of China on Mental Health)
Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, October 26, 2012
http://www.npc.gov.cn/npc/xinwen/2012-10/27/content_1741133.htm

Taiwan

五万人参与同志遊行争婚权 (50K March for Same-sex Marriage Rights in Taipei)
Sing Pao, October 29, 2012
http://www.singpao.com/xw/gat/201210/t20121029_397948.html

Tibet

New String of Tibetan Self-immolations Renews Fiery Protests of Chinese Rule
McClatchy Newspapers, October 28, 2012
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/10/28/172824/new-string-of-tibetan-self-immolations.html

Friday, October 26, 2012

Civil Society

Charities Suffer as Public Remain Wary
China Daily, October 24, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-10/24/content_15844155.htm

Detention

China Shows Off 'Sunshine Detention Centre' to Allay Torture Claims
The Guardian, October 25, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/25/china-beijing-dentention-centre-tour

Human Rights Defenders

18大前打压升级 京沪粤多人被拘留 (Many Detained in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong as Pressure Increases before 18th Party Congress)
Radio Free Asia, October 25, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/18-10252012145449.html

Related:
各地蒙冤警察北京被截访 (Former Police Detained and Returned Home after Gathering in Beijing to Petition)
Human Rights in China, October 25, 2012
http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6350

Media

New York Times Websites Blocked in China after Story on Wen Family Wealth
South China Morning Post, October 26, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1070165/new-york-times-website-blocked-china

Related:
Family of Wen Jiabao Holds a Hidden Fortune in China
总理家人隐秘的财富
The New York Times, October 25, 2012
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/26/business/global/family-of-wen-jiabao-holds-a-hidden-fortune-in-china.html
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2012/10/26/c26princeling/

Politics

受托律师不知能否获准为薄熙来辩护 (Lawyer Hired to Represent Bo Xilai Knows Not Whether He'll Be Allowed to Speak in Bo's Defense)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 25, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/10/121025_bo_xilai_lawyer.shtml

Social Security

Lawmakers Call for Including Non-governmental Groups in Social Assistance
Xinhua News Agency, October 25, 2012
http://english.sina.com/china/2012/1025/519994.html

Public Health

全国人大常委会表决通过精神卫生法 (NPC Standing Committee Passes Mental Health Law)
China National Radio, October 26, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-10/26/content_3933803.htm?node=5954

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Government

Government Policies Taking Months to Implement in China: Report
Want China Times, October 25, 2012
http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20121025000035&cid=1101&MainCatID=0

Related:
陸公文旅行漫長 中央到地方70天 (Official Docs Can Take 70 Days to Be Delivered from Beijing to Local Offices)
Want Daily, October 21, 2012
http://www.want-daily.com/portal.php?mod=view&aid=47464

烏坎村長病倒村委辭職 維權風波或再起 (Wukan Village Committee Head Resigns and Village Chief Ill and Unable to Work, Will Rights Defense Turmoil Arise Anew?)
Ming Pao, October 25, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/20121025/-9-2806832/1.html

Related:
Wukan Official Resigns from Elected Position
China Media Project, October 24, 2012
http://cmp.hku.hk/2012/10/24/28157/

Human Rights Defenders

北京异见人士18大前将被限制自由或带离北京 (Beijing Dissidents to Have Personal Freedom Restricted or Be Forced to Leave City during 18th Party Congress)
Radio Free Aisa, October 24, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/18-10242012135238.html

Internet

工信部:十八大“封网”用词不准确 四大措施确保通信网络安全畅通 (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology: Wording Surrounding "Internet Blockade" Beginning Nov 7 Imprecise, Measures Will Be Taken to Ensure Secure and Unimpeded Access) 
China Online, October 25, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/d/ba/dba132f6ab6a3e3d/Blog/469/a53509.html

Protests and Petitions

Protest against Planned Chemical Plant in Ningbo
The Standard, October 25, 2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking_news_detail.asp?id=26794

Society

内地近7成受访者是“官迷” 认同有钱不如有权 (~70% of Mainland Chinese Believe Having Money Not as Good as Having Power and Authority)
People's Forum, October 23, 2012
http://news.ifeng.com/mainland/detail_2012_10/23/18496981_1.shtml

我国仅2成多老人主要靠养老金生活:城乡差距大 (~20% of Elderly Rely on Pension to Survive; Wide Urban-Rural Disparity)
The Beijing News, October 23, 2012
http://news.qq.com/a/20121023/000678.htm

Tibet

Rewards for Burning Tip-offs
Radio Free Asia, October 24, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/rewards-10242012141110.html

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Environment

城市空气质量信息公开指数发布 6城市得分为零 (Urban Air Quality Information Transparency Index: Most Cities Limit Level of Info Released, Six Cities Score 0)
21st Century Business Herald, October 24, 2012
http://www.21cbh.com/HTML/2012-10-24/yNNjUxXzU0NjIyNg.html

Human Rights Defenders

Fears for Mongolian Dissident
Radio Free Asia, October 23, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/dissident-10232012105559.html

Notes from a recent conversation with Hada's wife Xinna can be found at:
哈达被秘密关押 家人恳求国际关注
Mongolian Dissident Hada in 23rd Month of Unlawful Detention after Long Prison Term; Family Appeals for International Attention
Human Rights in China, October 22, 2012
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6341
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6340

倪玉兰患甲状腺肿瘤狱方拒诊治 (Ni Yulan Suffering Thyroid Tumor Prison Unable to Treat, Family to Seek Medical Parole)
Radio Free Asia, October 23, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/dissident_b-10232012104440.html

For more on Ni Yulan, see:
Ni Yulan: Activism at a Glance
March 7, 2012
http://youtu.be/z6es0BxP8-A

Labor

广东拟规定公开拖欠工资“跑路”老板个人信息 (Draft Guangdong Regs: Basic Info on Bosses Who Haven't Yet Paid Wages May Be Published)
China News Service, October 23, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/1023/18/8EH69P2R00014JB6.html

Law

China to Revise Prison, Lawyers Laws
Shanghai Daily, October 23, 2012
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2012/10/23/China+to+revise+prison+lawyers+laws

Public Health

精神卫生法三审 委员:强制住院最终决定权应交司法 (Draft Mental Health Law under Third Stage of Deliberation; Committee Member: Institutionalization Decision Should Be Turned over to Judiciary)
The Beijing News, October 24, 2012
http://news.ifeng.com/mainland/detail_2012_10/24/18508660_0.shtml

Tibet

Third Tibetan Self-immolation in Recent Days Reported
Deutsche Presse-Agentur, October 23, 2012
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2012/10/23/2739663/third-tibetan-self-immolation.html

XUAR

Korla Clashes Spark Clampdown
Radio Free Asia, October 23, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/clashes-10232012142235.html

Monday, October 22, 2012

Disasters

江蘇丹陽1座大橋倒塌 警方稱可能因貨車超載 (One Side of Jiangsu Bridge Collapses, Possibly Due to Being Overloaded)
Yangtse Evening Post, October 22, 2012
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2012-10-22/033325407182.shtml

Related photos:
江苏丹阳一座大桥疑因货车超载倒塌
Sina, October 22, 2012
http://slide.news.sina.com.cn/c/slide_1_2841_27234.html

Government

A Revolution Fizzles: A Year after Their Uprising, Wukan’s Leaders See Drawbacks to Democracy
The Economist, October 20, 2012
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21564871-year-after-their-uprising-wukan’s-leaders-see-drawbacks-democracy

Law

司法部专家:我国被劳教人员达6万多 应严格界定劳教对象 (Ministry of Justice Expert: 60K+ People Undergoing Reeducation-Through-Labor in China, We Should Strictly Define Our RTL Targets)
Procuratorial Daily, October 18, 2012
http://legal.people.com.cn/n/2012/1019/c188502-19313110.html

Politics

Many Urge Next Leader of China to Liberalize
The New York Times, October 21, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/22/world/asia/many-urge-chinas-next-leader-to-enact-reform.html

Protests and Petitions

Diaoyu Islands Protester Fang Xiaosong Detained in Shenzhen
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1065353/diaoyu-islands-protester-fang-xiaosong-detained-shenzhen

抗建電廠 6000村民鬥3000警 (Hainan: 6K Villagers Face Off against 3K Police in Protest against Power Plant)
Ming Pao, October 21, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/20121021/-9-2803680/1.html

學烏坎 廣東潮州逾千村民維權 (Chaozhou, Guangdong: 1K+ Villagers March Calling for Investigation into Official's Corruption)
Central News Agency, October 20, 2012
http://news.rti.org.tw/index_newsContent.aspx?nid=384691

Tibet

Tibetan Man Dies after Setting Himself on Fire in China
The Associated Press, October 21, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/21/tibetan-man-dies-fire-china

Friday, October 19, 2012

Economic Development

Beijing Hastens City’s Demise to Trigger High-tech Revolution
The Globe and Mail, October 18, 2012
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/beijing-hastens-citys-demise-to-trigger-high-tech-revolution/article4622563/

Hong Kong

Freed Activists May Face Retrial
The Standard, October 19, 2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking_news_detail.asp?id=26585

Human Rights Defenders

上海访民抗议18大前当局打压 上海高层透露当地有众多维权律师 (Shanghainese Petitioners Protest Local Suppression in Lead-up to 18th Party Congress)
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/fy-10182012140748.html

中国作家余杰获得“公民勇气奖”出席纽约颁奖礼 (Yu Jie Awarded Civil Courage Prize)
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ml-10182012141424.html

Find Yu Jie's acceptance speech, "The Oak and the Calf," online at:
International Prizes for Authors Liao Yiwu and Yu Jie
Human Rights in China, October 18, 2012
http://www.hrichina.org/content/6334

Land Policy

陝西三原否認警察參與非法征地 (Shaanxi County Denies Police Participated in Illegal Land Requisition)
Sina, October 19, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/20121019/-9-2802520/1.html

Media

Director Takes Chinese Censorship, Business Battles Public
Los Angeles Times, October 18, 2012
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/moviesnow/la-et-mn-china-film-controversy-20121019,0,1146067.story

Public Health

Ningxia Charity Programme Improves Prospects for Disabled
South China Morning Post, October 19, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1064379/ningxia-charity-programme-improves-prospects-disabled

中国残障人士发起多个反歧视宣传活动 (Disabled Rights Activists Hold a Number of Anti-discrimination Awareness Campaigns)
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/yl-10182012162919.html

For more on issues facing persons with disabilities in China, see:
The Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the People's Republic of China
Human Rights in China, 2012
http://www.hrichina.org/content/6298

Society

我國60歲以上老年人口明年將突破2億 (China's Population over 60 Expected to Break 200mil in 2013)
China News Service, October 18, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/20121018/我國60歲以上老年人口明年將突破2億-9-2801790/1.html

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Civil Society

深圳劳工NGO遭遇逼迁 (Shenzhen Labor NGOs Evicted)
Xiaoxiang Morning Herald, October 18, 2012
http://focus.news.163.com/12/1018/09/8E3BA21L00011SM9.html

Environment

广东电子垃圾拆解重镇污染接近成灾 (Guangdong: Pollution from Recycling Electronics near Disastrous)
Caixin, October 7, 2012
http://china.caixin.com/2012-10-17/100448076.html

Hong Kong

香港支持及反對國教團體集會對陣 (Opponents and Supporters of National Education Square Off in Demonstrations Government Headquarters)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 17, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/trad/chinese_news/2012/10/121017_hk_national_education.shtml

Related:
Spar for the Course as Ng Quit Call Fails
The Standard, October 18, 2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_print.asp?art_id=127455&sid=

Human Rights Defenders

Chen Guangcheng's Brother Sues Police for Storming His Home
Reuters, October 17, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/17/chen-guangchen-brother-sues-police

Related:
陳光誠兄被炒 一家借錢度日 (Chen Guangcheng's Broth Fired, Family Must Borrow to Survive)
Ming Pao, October 18, 2012
http://hk.news.yahoo.com/陳光誠兄被炒-家借錢度日-211704687.html

与陈光诚共进午餐 (Lunch with Chen Guangcheng)
Financial Times, October 17, 2012
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001046921

Labor

人社部报告称2成职工5年内从未涨工资 (Human Resources Ministry Report: 20% of Workers Have Not Received Pay Rises in Last 5 Years)
Southern Daily, October 18, 2012
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2012-10-18/130925385911.shtml

Related:
中国薪酬发展报告(2011年) (2011 Report on the Development of Salary in China)
Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, 2012
http://guoqing.china.com.cn/2012-10/17/content_26817959.htm

Land Policy

Success of Crackdown on Forced Demolition Revealed
Xinhua News Agency, October 18, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-10/18/content_15825999.htm

Protests and Petitions

三十多访民赴京遭围殴遣送 上访村再遭政府人员夜袭 (Beijing: 30+ Petitioners Beaten and Returned to Their Hometowns, Petitioning Village Again Attacked by in the Night)
Radio Free Asia, October 17, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql2-10172012122944.html

湖南湘潭承认拆迁导致村民自焚 (Xiangtan, Hunan Authorities Confirm Demolition Lead to Villager Shi Ganming’s Self-immolation)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 18, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/rolling_news/2012/10/121018_rolling_china_xiangtan.shtml

川官指猝死司機肇因病發 (Sichuan Official: Driver’s Death Caused by Illness)
Ming Pao, October 18, 2012
http://hk.news.yahoo.com/川官指猝死司機肇因病發-030803971.html

Related:
Chinese Residents Take to Streets after Man Reported Killed
Reuters, October 17, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/17/us-china-unrest-idUSBRE89G1AC20121017

Video of the crowd and police surrounding driver in Luzhou:
泸州红星村农贸市场交警打死人了 (Traffic Police Beat Man to Death in Hongxing Village Farmers' Market)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvrMOhXiP2E

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Environment

Environmental Survey Launched Nationwide
China Daily, October 17, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-10/17/content_15822971.htm

Food Security

专家称中国30多个省市只有几个粮食“富余” (Experts: 30+ Provinces/Cities in China Have Only a Bit of Grain in Surplus)
Legal Daily, October 17, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-10/17/content_3908809.htm

Human Rights Defenders

NGOs, Activists Call for Release of Detained Eco-warrior Liu Futang
South China Morning Post, October 17, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1062729/ngos-activists-call-release-detained-eco-warrior-liu-futang

Read the open letter calling for the release of Liu Futang online at:
呼吁海南省无罪释放环保人士刘福堂 (Calling for Hainan to Release Environmental Activist Liu Futang sans Guilt)
October 16, 2012
http://liuhongqiao.blog.caixin.com/archives/47550

廖亦武德国获奖,中国不高兴 (China Not Pleased with Liao Yiwu's German Peace Prize Win)
Deutsche Welle, October 16, 2012
http://www.dw.de/廖亦武德国获奖中国不高兴/a-16309167

Related:
海外异见者需有走出仇恨的精神力量
Exiled Dissidents Should Leave Hatred Behind
Global Times, October 16, 2012
CH: http://opinion.huanqiu.com/opinion_world/2012-10/3190220.html
EN: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/738704.shtml

Labor

Interns as Young as 14 Found at Foxconn Plant
Shanghai Daily, October 16, 2012
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2012/10/17/Interns+as+young+as+14+found+at+Foxconn+plant

Politics

Chinese Elite Politics: It's Still a Man's World
The Associated Press, October 17, 2012
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jrlcZMk6ggdxS6DYFnRI8_RqDv_g

Protests and Petitions

浙江访民沈志华被送精神病院官员称否则须坐牢 (Zhejiang Petitioner Shen Zhihua Institutionalized; Official: She Would Be behind Bars Otherwise)
Radio Free Asia, October 16, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql2-10162012105813.html

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Education

教育部:坚决取缔围绕小学招生开展的各种选拔性考试 (Ministry of Education Bans Entrance Exams for Primary Schools)
People's Daily, October 15, 2012
http://www.ce.cn/xwzx/gnsz/gdxw/201210/16/t20121016_23758006.shtml

Hukou

多名村民未参加新农合被开除村籍 数年上访无果 (Guangdong Villagers Petition for Years to Regain Village Residence after Being Expelled for Not Joining New Rural Cooperative Medical System in 2003)
Southern Rural, October 16, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/1016/06/8DTRVGOH00011229.html

Human Rights Defenders

Wife of Mongolian Activist Speaks Out against Chinese Harassment
The Associated Press, October 15, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/15/wife-mongolian-activist-china

Related:
哈达15年刑满后下落不明   其妻、子刑拘
Mongolian Dissident Hada Missing after Scheduled Prison Release; Wife and Son Detained
Human Rights in China, December 14, 2012
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/4933
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/4883

广州网络作家被严管 异见者吁善待狱中朱虞夫 (Guangzhou Writer Ye Du under Strict Control from Authorities in Lead-up to 18th Party Congress)
Radio Free Asia, October 15, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql2-10152012172958.html

Law

Lawmakers Deliberate Draft to Amend Prison Law
Xinhua News Agency, October 15, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-10/15/content_15817712.htm

Politics

《求是》发表署名秋石的文章 奋力把改革开放推向前进 (Qiushi Publishes Essay on How No Effort Should Be Spared to Promote Reform and Opening Up Policy)
Xinhua News Agency, October 15, 2012
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2012-10/15/c_113378859.htm

Read the article online at:
奋力把改革开放推向前进 (Sparing No Effort to Promote Reform and Opening Up)
Qiushi, October 16, 2012
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2012-10/16/c_123827747.htm

Protests and Petitions

逾千村民抗议建水库影响水源 (Fujianese Villagers Protest Pollution of Water Source due to Reservoir Project, Some Detained)
Radio Free Asia, October 15, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/pollution_protest-10152012093901.html

Monday, October 15, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Peace Winner in Feral Attack
Agence France-Presse, October 15, 2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp?pp_cat=17&art_id=127315&sid=37911441&con_type=1

Related:
廖亦武:这个帝国必须分裂 (Liao Yiwu: This Empire Must Break Up)
Deutsche Welle, October 14, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16305414,00.html

陈光诚侄子可能遭不公审判 (Chen Guangcheng's Nephew May Not Get Fair Trial)
Deutsche Welle, October 13, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16304269,00.html

Related:
陈克贵伤人案已移送检察院起诉 (Chen Kegui's Case Sent to Procuratorate)
Radio Free Asia, October 12, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/chen_prosecution-10122012105834.html

For more on Chen Kegui's case, see:
Family of Chen Kegui Rejects Officially Appointed Lawyers
Human Rights in China, July 25, 2012
http://www.hrichina.org/content/6211

Law

劳教释放的人为什么还“害怕” (Why People Are Still Afraid after Being Released from Reeducation-Through-Labor)
The Beijing News, October 13, 2012
http://epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2012-10/13/content_379398.htm

Media

iSun Affairs Magazine Expands, Betting on Hard-hitting Reports
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1059832/isun-affairs-magazine-expands-betting-hard-hitting-reports

Multilateral

潘基文对中国人权问题态度保留 (UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Maintains Approach on Rights Issues in China)
Deutsche Welle, October 13, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16304717,00.html

Protests and Petitions

陕西镇安农妇因上访被送精神病院 县长当面道歉 (Shaanxi County Head Apologizes in Person for Farmer's Institutionalization after Petitioning 11 Times)
China News Service, October 13, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/1013/14/8DN1H3DI00014JB6.html

村民讨徵地赔偿自焚死亡 (Hubei Villager Dies in Self-immolation in Midst of Dispute over Land Compensation)
Radio Free Asia, October 12, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/land_immolation-10122012091737.html

Public Health

民间组织认为中国防治艾滋病的新五年计划侵犯艾滋病人人权 (NGO: New Five Year Plan to Prevent AIDS Infringes on Rights of AIDS Patients)
Radio Free Asia, October 12, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/hc-10122012141721.html

Tibet

Tibetan Religious Leader's Grandfather Set Himself on Fire
Hindustan Times, October 13, 2012
http://www.hindustantimes.com/Punjab/Chandigarh/Tibetan-religious-leader-s-grandfather-set-himself-on-fire/SP-Article1-944244.aspx

XUAR

Suicide Attack on National Day
Radio Free Asia, October 12, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/kargilik-10122012165401.html

Friday, October 12, 2012

Environment

Yunnan City Begins New 3-year Plan to Clean Polluted Lake
Want China Times, October 12, 2012
http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20121012000076&cid=1505

Hong Kong

兩示威者去年六四非法集結緩刑 (Two Activists Given Suspended Sentences after Unapproved Leading March after June Fourth Vigil)
Now News, October 12, 2012
http://news.now.com/home/local/player?newsId=48076

Human Rights

美国会报告:中国民众维权要求高涨 政府保障人权不力 (US Report: Rights Defense Actions by Chinese People Heightens, Gov't Protection of Rights Not Sufficient)
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/yl-10112012160815.html

Related:
2012 Annual Report
Congressional-Executive Commission on China
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG-112shrg76190/pdf/CHRG-112shrg76190.pdf

Human Rights Defenders

Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Pick
Foreign Policy, October 11, 2012
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/10/11/liu_xiaobo_s_nobel_pick

Related:
莫言:期望尽快释放刘晓波 (Mo Yan: I Hope Liu Xiaobo Can Be Released as Soon as Possible)
Radio France Internationale, October 12, 2012
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/node/118758

环保人士刘福堂被控非法出版:“盈利”300余元 (Environmental Activist Liu Futang Charged with Publishing Illegally)
Hainan Online, October 12, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/1012/10/8DJVOFHU0001124J.html

Related:
Chinese Environmental Activist Goes on Trial over Books
The Guardian, October 11, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/11/chinese-activist-trial-books

Law

Courts with Chinese Characteristics
Foreign Affairs, October 11, 2012
http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/138178/jerome-alan-cohen/courts-with-chinese-characteristics

Politics

官媒高調撐政改 疑高層放風 (Leaks from the Highers-up Suspected as Official Media Talks Up Political Reform)
Ming Pao, October 12, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2796608/1.html

Society

Nobel Renews Debate in China
The Hindu, October 12, 2012
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/node/118758

XUAR

Uyghur Family Home Bulldozed
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/bulldozed-10112012145624.html

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Corruption

Student Files Lawsuits against Govts
China Daily, October 10, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-10/10/content_15808191.htm

Related:
湖北一大学生起诉拒绝公开“微笑局长”工资两机构 (Hubei University Student Sues Two Gov't Agencies Who Refused to Provide Info on Wages of Controversial Official)
China Youth Daily, October 10, 2012
http://zqb.cyol.com/html/2012-10/10/nw.D110000zgqnb_20121010_6-03.htm

Hong Kong

本港法官应了解国家与香港关係 (Former Justice Minister Elsie Leung: HK Judicial Officers Need to Understand the Relation between HK and Mainland)
Sing Pao, October 11, 2012
http://www.singpao.com/xw/yl/czjt/201210/t20121011_394221.html

For responses from HK law groups, see:
The Law Society of Hong Kong Press Statement 香港律師會聲明
http://edblog.hkedcity.net/siu/2012/10/11/the-law-society-of-hong-kong-press-statement/

HKBA Press Statement in Response to Recent Remarks Made by Ms Elsie Leung 香港大律師公會聲明
http://edblog.hkedcity.net/siu/2012/10/10/hkba-press-statement-in-response-to-recent-remarks-made-by-ms-elsie-leung/

Human Rights Defenders

廖亦武:“自由是个缓慢的过程” (Liao Yiwu: Freedom Is a Slow Process)
Deutsche Welle, October 11, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16296840,00.html

Liao Yiwu on freedom:
为他人的自由而写
Writing for the Freedom of Others
May 11, 2012
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/crf/article/6174
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/crf/article/6142

Labor

Worker's Injury Casts Harsh New Light on Foxconn and China
Reuters, October 10, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/10/us-china-foxconn-worker-idUSBRE8991M620121010

Land Policy

Local Government Debt Fuels China Forced Evictions Rise: Amnesty
Reuters, October 10, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/11/us-china-evictions-idUSBRE89A05420121011

Related:
Standing Their Ground: Thousands Face Violent Eviction in China
Amnesty Internationale, 2012
http://www.amnesty.org/en/library/info/ASA17/001/2012/en

Politics

十八大綜合症 (18th Party Congress Syndrome)
iSun Affairs, October 11, 2012
http://www.isunaffairs.com/?p=11124

Public Health

Fairer Diagnoses Demanded
China Daily, October 11, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-10/11/content_15808480.htm

Related:
精神卫生日民间致函政府 受害者500封信警示“两院” (Civil Society Sends Letters to Government on World Mental Health Day Calling for Constraints on "Institutionalization" to Be Placed in Upcoming Mental Health Law)
Radio Free Asia, October 10, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql1-10102012103428.html

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

官員避答劉霞犯何法 (Official Avoids Answering Journalist's Question: What Crime Did Liu Xia Commit for which She's Being Kept under House Arrest)
Ming Pao, October 10, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2794816/1.html

Inner Mongolia

内蒙牧民抗议官员出租牧场敛财被殴 (Herders Beaten at Protest against Lease of Herding Land)
Radio Free Asia, October 9, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql1-10092012102702.html

Land Policy

濟南西客站8戶遭強拆居民2年未獲拆遷補償 (Jinan: 8 Relocatees Still Have yet to Receive Compensation 2 Years on Despite Petitions, Suits, and Complaints)
China Economic Weekly, October 9, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2794081/1.html

Law

Paper Praising China's Legal Reforms 'Is Whitewash'
South China Morning Post, October 10, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1057309/paper-praising-chinas-legal-reforms-whitewash

重庆大学生村官转发微博被劳教申诉案开庭 (Chongqing Hears Appeal of University Student/Village Official Ordered to 2 Years of Reeducation for Reposting Microblog Posts Said to "Attack" the Government)
Xinhua News Agency, October 10, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/gallery/content/2012-10/10/content_3890172.htm

Related:
任建宇 被劳教的村官 (Ren Jianyu: Village Official Ordered to Reeducation-Through-Labor)
Southern People Weekly, September 5, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/d/ba/dba132f6ab6a3e3d/Blog/7fc/acad20.html

李方平谈劳教制度改革 (Rights Defense Lawyer Li Fangping Speaks with BBC on Reform of the Reeducation-Through-Labor System)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 9, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/multimedia/2012/10/121009_audio_lifangping.shtml

行政复议法修订列入计划 两版修订稿提交法制办 (Amendments to Administrative Review Law in Legislative Program)
Legal Daily, October 10, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-10/10/content_3888820.htm

Multilateral

China Calls for Unified Standards on Combating Terrorism
Xinhua News Agency, October 10, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-10/10/content_15805315.htm

Related:
常驻联合国副代表王民大使在第67届联大关于“消除国际恐怖主义的措施”议题的发言
Statement by H.E. Ambassador Wang Min Deputy Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations At the 67th Session of the UN General Assembly On Measures to Eliminate International Terrorism
October 9, 2012
CH: http://www.china-un.org/chn/hyyfy/t977674.htm
EN: http://www.china-un.org/eng/hyyfy/t977687.htm

Public Health

卫生部:中国超60岁老人近半患慢性病 (Nearly Half of Chinese People over 60 Suffer Chronic Illness)
China News Service, October 10, 2012
http://news.2500sz.com/news/gn/2012-10/10_1702855.shtml

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Nepal Maoists under Lens over China's Airport Deal
Times News Network, October 8, 2012
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/south-asia/Nepal-Maoists-under-lens-over-Chinas-airport-deal/articleshow/16717682.cms

Hong Kong

擱指引 國教科名存實亡 (National Education Exists in Name Only)
Ming Pao, October 9, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/2/1/1/2793839/1.html

Human Rights Defenders

China 'Steals Wife's Freedom' to Pressurise Liu Xiaobo
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 8, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19875389

For more on Liu Xiaobo, including the writings cited in his conviction, see:
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

创办维权组织马良福劳教申诉未宣判 (No Verdict in Appeal for Ma Liangfu, Activist Ordered to Reeducation-Through-Labor after Forming the China Anti-Corruption Alliance)
Radio Free Asia, October 8, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/labor_camp-10082012113940.html

Labor

女民工模仿外交部发言人讨薪:表示强烈不满 (Migrant Worker Expresses Her Discontent re: Salary whilst Imitating Foreign Ministry Press Conference in Video Released Online)
Tencent News, October 9, 2012
http://news.qq.com/a/20121009/000977.htm

Law

White Paper Enumerates China's Judicial Reform Goals
Xinhua News Agency, October 9, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-10/09/content_15803440.htm

Related:
官方称正在研究劳教制度具体改革方案 (Official: We're Researching a Plan for Concrete Reform of the Reeducation-Through-Labor System)
China Radio International, October 9, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/1009/10/8DCAJ1G000014JB5.html

Full text of the white paper:
中国的司法改革
Judicial Reform in China
State Council Information Office, October 2012
CH: http://www.scio.gov.cn/zxbd/wz/201210/t1226412.htm
EN: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-10/09/content_15803827.htm

Religion

甘肃藏回因清真寺爆冲突 当局不制止引致十多人受伤 (Gansu: A Dozen Injured in Hui-Tibetan Conflict over a Mosque)
Radio Free Asia, October 8, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql1-10082012093431.html

Monday, October 08, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Suicides in Tibet Off Limits
The Australian, October 4, 2012
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/foreign-affairs/suicides-in-tibet-off-limits/story-fn59nm2j-1226487661478

Government

Wukan Villagers' Experiment with Democracy Has Been Hard Going
South China Morning Post, October 6, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1054945/wukan-villagers-experiment-democracy-has-been-hard-going

Labor

新生代民工拒當機器 軍事化管理失效 (New Generation of Migrant Workers Refuse to Become Machines)
Ming Pao, October 7, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2792397/1.html

Land Policy

连州维权村长被刑拘 十村民被拘留八天 (Lianzhou, Guangdong Village Chief Criminally Detained on Allegations of Leading Protest against Gov't Land Sale)
Radio Free Asia, October 5, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/lz-10052012112239.html

Politics

《开放》:政治局对薄熙来发出追杀令 (Kaifang Magazine: Politburo Issued Kill Order on Bo)
Radio France Internationale, October 4, 2012
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20121004-政治局对薄熙来发出追杀令

Public Health

卫生部:新规定将促进人体器官分配公平透明 (Ministry of Health: New Regs to Promote Transparency and Fair Distribution of Human Organs)
Guangzhou Daily, October 8, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/1008/07/8D9CN2TN00014AED.html

Related:
Lawmakers Want Info on Organs
Radio Free Asia, October 5, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/organs-10052012185811.html

Society

China Says to Add 5 bln Yuan to Public Housing Spend
Reuters, October 8, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/08/china-economy-property-idUSL3E8L82PO20121008

Tibet

青海赛康寺一僧人被捕失踪 刚察县被大肆采煤民怨积深 (Monk Detained, Goes Missing in Qinghai)
Radio Free Asia, October 5, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/dz-10052012125423.html

人权组织称藏族作家在那曲自焚亡 (Rights Group: Tibetan Author Self-Immolates in Nagchu)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 6, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/10/121006_china_tibet_protest.shtml

Friday, October 05, 2012

Environment

“北京PM2.5超标或成常态” (Atmospheric Particulate Matter over 2.5 Could Become Norm in Beijing)
Xinhua News Agency, October 5, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/8/9f/89f03f7d02720160/Blog/a95/473281.html

Internet

网友“随手拍”举报 30违章车被“通缉” (30 Cars Reported by Netizens as Violating the Law Listed as Wanted)
Southern Metropolis Daily, October 5, 2001
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/b/14/b147a61c1d07c1c9/Blog/52d/7d8f93.html

Labor

人社部:事业单位工作人员养情人超生等将被处分 (Provisional Regulations Issued on Disciplining Public Workers Who e.g. Keep Mistresses or Violate Family Planning Policy)
Xinhua News Agency, October 5, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-10/04/content_3883363.htm

Media

China Moves to Silence Journalists Who Offered Rare Taste of Transparency
McClatchy Newspapers, October 4, 2012
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/10/04/170591/china-moves-to-silence-journalists.html

Paper Highlights Media 'Risks'
Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/paper-10042012105842.html

Related:
蓝皮书:新媒体已成为推进中国社会成长的新力量 (CASS New Media Blue Book: New Media Has Become a New Force in Advancing China's Social Growth)
Xinhua News Agency, October 4, 2012
http://www.chinanews.com/cul/2012/10-04/4226551.shtml

Multilateral

How Asia Can Defuse Island Disputes
South China Morning Post, October 5, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1053936/how-asia-can-defuse-island-disputes

Public Health

京沪医改:控制费用 (Medical Reform in Beijing and Shanghai: Controlling Costs)
China Newsweek, September 29, 2012
http://focus.news.163.com/12/0929/10/8CIGRR9900011SM9.html

Tibet

又一名藏人自焚身亡 拉萨等藏地国庆前戒备森严 (Tibetan Self-immolates in Nagchu, Tibet)
Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/dz-10042012141546.html

Related:
After Self-Immolation, Coded Tribute to Late Tibetan Floods China’s Twitter
Tea Leaf Nation, October 5, 2012
http://tealeafnation.com/2012/10/after-self-immolation-coded-tribute-to-late-tibetan-floods-chinas-twitter/

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Food Security

China’s Urbanization Changing Food Supply Chain
China Realtime Report, October 2, 2012
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2012/10/02/chinas-urbanization-changing-food-supply-chain/

Human Rights Defenders

被指组织唱红歌访民被判劳教一年 (Jiangsu Petitioner Yao Yuling Ordered to 1 Year of Reeducation-Through-Labor for "Gathering a Crowd to Disturb Public Order" by Singing Revolutionary Songs)
Radio Free Asia, October 3, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/labor_camp-10032012111811.html

For a related video of one of the revolutionary song gatherings with Yao Yuling, see:
姚玉玲长期在北京南站唱红歌近日失踪
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1wd-7_a5TQ

Labor

China Turns to Robots as Labour Costs Rise
Financial Times, October 4, 2012
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/2a804e04-0c95-11e2-a776-00144feabdc0.html

Multilateral

温家宝该不该得联合国“农民”奖章? (Should Wen Jiabao Have Been Awarded a UN Medal for "Farmers"?)
Radio Free Asia, October 3, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sd-10032012144012.html

Related:
Chinese Premier Awarded Top UN Medal for Greatly Increasing Food Production
UN News Centre, October 2, 2012
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=43191

Politics

Where Next for China as the New Generation of Leaders Take Power?
The Observer, September 29, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/29/china-18th-communist-party-congress-xi-jinping

Protests and Petitions

连州村民堵路再有50人被拘留 (Another 50 Villagers Taken into Custody for Blocking Traffic in Lianzhou, Guangdong)
Radio Free Asia, October 3, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/villagers_arrested-10032012091342.html

Related:
黃金周不平靜 農民討地堵景區路 (Golden Week Not Tranquil as Villagers Block Traffic, Calling for Gov't to "Return Their Land")
World Journal, October 3, 2012
http://www.worldjournal.com/view/aChinanews/20346542/article-黃金周不平靜-農民討地堵景區路-

Public Health

广东正抓紧制定禁烟条例 争取2013年进入省人大立法计划 (Guangdong Planning Anti-Smoking Regulations for Consideration in 2013)
Southern Metropolis Daily, October 4, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/2/a5/2a50e9c2d6b89b95/Blog/ab0/bed233.html

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Economic Development

The End of the Great Migration - a Factory Town's Downward Slide
Marketplace, October 1, 2012
http://www.marketplace.org/topics/world/end-great-migration-factory-towns-downward-slide

Human Rights Defenders

Ai Weiwei: Shutdown of Wife's Company Is to 'Maintain Face'
The Wall Street Journal, October 2, 2012
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444138104578032144223051354.html

“十八大前多名沪维权人士被刑拘” (Shanghainese Rights Defenders Detained as 18th Party Congress Approaches)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 3, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/10/121003_shanghai_defenders_detained.shtml

Related:
Shanghai Rights Defenders Detained in Advance of 18th Party Congress
十八大前多名上海维权人士被刑拘
Human Rights in China, October 2, 2012
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6318
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6316

Labor

U.S. Misses Full Truth on China Factory Workers
CNN, October 1, 2012
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/30/opinion/chang-chinese-factory-workers/

中国环卫工人处境可悲:工资低,无保险,工作高危 (Sad Plight of China's Sanitation Workers: Low Wages, No Insurance, Perilous Work)
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/nu-10022012155306.html

Law

人民日報談司法改革:勿片面「法律至上」 (People's Daily on Judicial Reform: Do Not Unilaterally "Place the Law before Everything Else")
Ming Pao, October 2, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2786357/1.html

Related:
为了公正高效和权威
People's Daily, September 28, 2012
http://legal.people.com.cn/n/2012/0928/c42510-19142683.html
http://legal.people.com.cn/n/2012/1001/c42510-19161860.html

Macao

Thousands Take to Macau's Streets in Diverse Protest
South China Morning Post, October 2, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1051788/thousands-take-macaus-streets-diverse-protest

Related:
澳門十一遊行 抗議物價急升 (Macanese Protest Rising Prices in National Day Demonstration)
United Daily News, October 1, 2012
http://udn.com/NEWS/BREAKINGNEWS/BREAKINGNEWS4/7400977.shtml

Tibet

四川阿坝再有数名藏人被判刑 藏人行政中央纪念国际非暴力日 (Several Tibetans Sentenced in Ngawa, Sichuan)
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/dz-10022012105932.html