Thursday, May 17, 2012

Environment

China Injects Vigour into Carbon Debate
Financial Times, May 16, 2012
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/9a7218c6-9e74-11e1-a767-00144feabdc0.html

Food Security

Millions Paid to Milk Scandal Victims
China Daily, May 17, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-05/17/content_15314388.htm

Human Rights Defenders

渔民代表带领维权被处劳教 (Liaoning Fishermen Rep Ordered to Reeducation Due to Rights Defense Activities)
Radio Free Asia, May 16, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/dissident-05162012112032.html

Labor

蘇州公司禁止班說方言 (Suzhou Company under Fire after Non-Mandarin Languages Banned during Work)
Ming Pao, May 17, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2665536/1.html

Law

Foreigners OK to Handle State Secrets
China Daily, May 16, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-05/16/content_15313590.htm

Related:
中华人民共和国保守国家秘密法实施条例(征求意见稿) (Regulations on the Implementation of the Law on Guarding State Secrets [Draft for Solicitation of Comment])
State Council, May 15, 2012
http://yijian.chinalaw.gov.cn/lisms/action/intoAnswerPersonAttrAction.do?id=1337069467397

关于《中华人民共和国保守国家秘密法实施条例(征求意见稿)》的说明 (Explanation of the Draft Implementing Regulations)
State Council, May 15, 2012
http://www.gov.cn/gzdt/2012-05/15/content_2137862.htm

Protests and Petitions

看守者龍蛇混雜 性侵非首次 (Anhui Petitioner Wasn't First Instance of Sexual Assault of Petitioners)
Ming Pao, May 17, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2665236/1.html

山东男子在京扎伤外籍男士 自称为反映个人诉求 (Shandong Man Stabs Foreign Tourist in Beijing to Make His Appeal Known)
The Beijing News, May 17, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/113/1/1/2665031/1.html

Politics

Critics of Security Chief Questioned
South China Morning Post, May 17, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=1565ede63b557310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Tibet

China Closes Tibetan Schools
Radio Free Asia, May 15, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/closes-05152012170245.html