Thursday, January 12, 2012

Disasters

四川北川三百遇难学生家长堵路讨赔偿 (Families Who Lost Children to 2008 Sichuan Quake Protest for Compensation)
Radio Free Asia, January 11, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql2-01112012094106.html

Environment

Capital Chokes Embarrassing Smog News
South China Morning Post, January 12, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=1193256517dc4310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Hong Kong

China Denounces ‘Hong Konger’ Trend
The Washington Post, January 10, 2012
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-denounces-hong-konger-trend/2012/01/10/gIQAmivNqP_story.html

Human Rights Defenders

聲援高智晟 胡佳「違例」被抄家 (Rights Activist Hu Jia Warned, Home Searched after Voicing Support for Gao Zhisheng)
Ming Pao, January 12, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2546891/1.html
Related information:
Hu Jia Released
胡佳获释
Human Rights in China, June 27, 2012
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5401
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5402

Internet

Online Community Exceeds Half a Billion
Shanghai Daily, January 12, 2012
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=492154

Labor

Foxconn Workers Threaten Mass Suicide over Pay and Conditions
The Irish Times, January 12, 2012
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/world/2012/0112/1224310140652.html

深圳数百环卫工人罢工有人被抓 上海访民两会上访三百人被抓 (Shenzhen: Detentions as Sanitation Workers Go on Strike)
Radio Free Asia, January 11, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql1-01112012092448.html

Military

Central Asia Expert to Head PLA Intelligence
South China Morning Post, January 12, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=8a53256517dc4310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Tibet

藏民與警衝突 甘肅釀1死 (Gansu: One Dead in Clash between Tibetans and Police)
Ming Pao, January 12, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2546892/1.html