Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Up to 10,000 Myanmar Refugees Seek Refuge in China
Reuters, February 07, 2012
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20120207/wl_nm/us_china_myanmar_refugees

Environment

China Alert after Yangtze Spill
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 08, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-16940407

Hong Kong

Policing of Li Visit to HKU Defended
South China Morning Post, February 08, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=66969e429c755310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Internet

CCP Proposes Cells for Microblogs
Radio Free Asia, February 07, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/microblogs-02072012175742.html
Related news:
中共將設黨組織 直接監管微博 (Party to Set Up Branches at Microblogging Offices)
United Daily News, February 06, 2012
http://udn.com/NEWS/MAINLAND/MAI1/6881652.shtml
北京规定3月16日后 微博不实名不能发言 (Beijing Ultimatum: Real-name Registration by March 16 or No More Microblogging)
Southern Metropolis Daily, February 08, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/8/18/818f4654ed39a1c1/Blog/aee/fcb4ff.html

中国工信部:微博管理是执政需要 (Info Ministry: Microblog Administration Is a Necessity for Holding Power)
Deutsche Welle, February 07, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15723898,00.html

Labor

China Eyes 13% Annual Minimum Wage Rise
China Daily, February 08, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-02/08/content_14562296.htm

Media

Xinhua Affiliate Begins HK Trade
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 08, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-16939808

Migrant Workers

Farmer-turned Workers Settle in Urban Home
Xinhua News Agency, February 08, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-02/08/content_14562396.htm

Protests and Petitions

元宵节天津、上海访民到高院市政府抗议 (Petitioners Protest in Tianjin and Shanghai on Lantern Festival)
Radio Free Asia, February 07, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/fy-02072012094813.html