Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Environment

水源遭污 邯郸冬泳协会索赔2000万 (Swimming Association Sues Company Who Polluted River)
Southern Metropolis Daily, January 10, 2013
http://epaper.oeeee.com/A/html/2013-01/10/content_1790408.htm

Hong Kong

Pro-democracy Hong Kong Lawmakers Fail in Impeachment Try against Beijing-backed Leader
The Associated Press, January 09, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/pro-democracy-hong-kong-lawmakers-fail-in-impeachment-try-against-beijing-backed-leader/2013/01/09/0fa37acc-5acc-11e2-b8b2-0d18a64c8dfa_story.html

Law

Beijing to Require ID for Cellphone Numbers
China Daily, January 10, 2013
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-01/10/content_16100329.htm

Related:
北京拟出手机实名制管理规定 六成用户已经实名 (Beijing Drafts Regs on Real-name Identification System for Mobile Phone Subscribers)
Beijing Times, December 31, 2012
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2012-12/31/c_124168591.htm

Fears over Labor Camp Reforms
Radio Free Asia, January 08, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/rtl-01082013152629.html

Related:
司法部:内地将增加戒毒康复收治规模 (Ministry of Justice: China to Increase Drug Rehab Capacity)
Xinhua News Agency, January 09, 2013
http://news.ifeng.com/mainland/detail_2013_01/09/21015745_0.shtml

Media

China Paper: Regulation Must 'Keep Pace with the Times'
Agence France-Presse, January 10, 2013
http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/world/15794974/china-paper-regulation-must-keep-pace-with-the-times/

Related:
Activists Are Held for Supporting Southern Weekly
South China Morning Post, January 10, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1124186/activists-are-held-supporting-southern-weekly

山西规定报道省委书记稿件不超1500字 (Shanxi Limits Length of Reports on Provincial Party Leadership)
Shanxi Daily, January 09, 2013
http://gb.cri.cn/27824/2013/01/09/3365s3985016.htm

一个记者的“恐怖救助”之旅! (Reporter Goes Undercover to Learn Why Changsha Homeless Not Using Shelters, Beaten by Shelter Staff)
Sanxiang City Express, January 09, 2013
http://ndnews.oeeee.com/html/201301/09/15029.html

Related:
Probe after Reporter Beaten Up at Shelter
Shanghai Daily, January 10, 2013
http://www.china.org.cn/china/2013-01/10/content_27641185.htm

央视记者湖南平江暗访遭围殴 当地政府作检讨 (Hunan: CCTV Reporter Beaten on the Job, Authorities to Give Self-critical Account of Situ)
Xinhua News Agency, January 10, 2013
http://news.cn.yahoo.com/ypen/20130110/1544012.html

Hukou

呼應城鎮化 戶籍改革將啟動 (Household Registration Reform to Commence)
Want Daily, January 09, 2013
http://news.chinatimes.com/mainland/11050501/112013010900701.html

Human Rights Defenders

毛恒凤被判劳教三月余仍在看守所 (Mao Hengfeng Remains in Detention Center 3 Months after Being Ordered to Reeducation)
Radio Free Asia, January 07, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/2-01072013102356.html

Related:
上海公安非法关押被劳教的维权人士
Rights Defender Mao Hengfeng Held in Illegal Criminal Detention
Human Rights in China, January 07, 2012
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6484
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6483

Internet

Bloggers Using the Internet to Spread Truth in China
The New York Times, January 09, 2013
http://movies.nytimes.com/2013/01/09/movies/high-tech-low-life-about-two-chinese-citizen-reporters.html

Law

No Love Lost for 'Re-education through Labour' System
South China Morning Post, January 08, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1122455/no-love-lost-re-education-through-labour-system

Media

Tentative Deal Reported in Chinese Censorship Dispute
The New York Times, January 08, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/09/world/asia/faceoff-in-chinese-city-over-censorship-of-newspaper.html

The Beijing News' Night of Sorrow
Morning Clicks, SCMP Blog, January 09, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1123555/beijing-news-night-sorrow

聲援《南周》重提六四訴求 (Solitary for Southern Weekly Revisits Demands of June Fourth)
Ming Pao, January 09, 2013
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/20130109/-9-2867320/1.html

Related:
廣州同行:只敢心裏默默支持 (Guangzhou Journalists: We Only Dare to Silently Support SW in Our Hearts)
Ming Pao, January 09, 2013
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/20130109/-9-2867317/1.html

Politics

中紀委通報查案情況:薄熙來劉志軍案已移送司法 (CPC Central Discipline Commission Report: Bo Xilai and Liu Zhijun Cases Sent to Judiciary)
China News Service, January 09, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/20130109/-9-2867632/1.html

Religion

China to Register all Clergy
Global Times, January 08, 2013
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/754510.shtml

Tibet

Official Stresses Patriotism among Monks
Global Times, January 08, 2013
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/754509.shtml

Related:
俞正声赴藏区 ,矛头再指达赖喇嘛 (Politburo Member Yu Zhengsheng Attacks Dalai Lama and Supporters during Tibet Visit)
Deutsche Welle, January 08, 2013
http://www.dw.de/俞正声赴藏区-矛头再指达赖喇嘛/a-16506560