Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Bilateral Ties

北京反驳骆家辉对中国人权的批评 (Beijing Refutes U.S. Ambassador's Rights Criticism)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 17, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/01/120117_china_us_humanrights.shtml

Hong Kong

Police Defend Surge in Protester Arrests
South China Morning Post, January 18, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=93b8b5b281ce4310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Internet

China to Expand Microblog Real Name Registration
Taiwan News, January 18, 2012
http://www.taiwannews.com.tw/etn/news_content.php?id=1818199

Politics

China to Increase Its Voice: Senior Official
Xinhua News Agency, January 18, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-01/18/content_14471142.htm
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王晨:以更加开放的姿态,向世界传播中国声音 (Wang Chen: We'll Be More Open in Broadcasting China's Voice to the World)
Xinhua News Agency, January 18, 2012
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2012-01/18/c_111448690.htm

Protests and Petitions

东莞村官被指做假账引起愤怒 两百村民再拦路又遭警驱散 (Dongguan: 200 Villagers Protest Village Head's Falsification of Accounts)
Radio Free Asia, January 17, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/dg-01172012102848.html

China Village Rights in Focus as New Land Grab Sparks Protest
Reuters, January 18, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/18/us-china-land-idUSTRE80H0F120120118

Tibet

四川藏区色达县发生藏人抗议活动 (Protest in Tibetan Region of Sichuan)
Radio Free Asia, January 17, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zz-01172012154918.html

XUAR

新疆政法书记:加大对非法宗教极端活动治理力度 (Xinjiang Political Secretary: We're Increasing Efforts to Combat Illegal Religious Extremist Activities)
Xinhua News Agency, January 18, 2012
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2012-01-18/153423820687.shtml