Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Education

投资35万元仅使用了一年半——贵州凯里希望小学变垃圾站调查 (Guizhou Hope Project School Becomes Garbage Dump after 1.5 Years and RMB 35 million Investment)
Xinhua News Agency, February 23, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/edu/2013-02/23/c_114776770.htm
Related:
Charitable School to Make Way For Highway
China Daily, February 25, 2013
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-02/25/content_16252138.htm

Environment

中国有毒化学物肆虐 全国产生247个癌症村 (NGO: Toxic Chemicals Created 247 Cancer Villages in China)
Voice of America, February 25, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-cancer-village-20130222/1608604.html
Related:
China's Mainland Home to 247 'Cancer Villages'
Shanghai Daily, February 25, 2013
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2013/02/25/Chinas%2Bmainland%2Bhome%2Bto%2B247%2Bcancer%2Bvillages/

Freedom of Movement

护照成为中国限制异见人士工具 (No Exit: China Uses Passports as Political Cudgel)
The New York Times, February 25, 2013

CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/02/25/c25passport/ 
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/23/world/asia/chinese-passports-seen-as-political-statement.html

Internet

A New Cold War, in Cyberspace, Tests U.S. Ties to China (中美面临网络冷战)
The New York Times, February 24, 2013

         EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/25/world/asia/us-confronts-cyber-cold-war-with-china.html
         CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/02/25/c25hack-assess/


中国鹰派将校和知识分子的网上论战 (PLA General Stirs Controversy with Weibo Post Calling Chinese Liberal Intellectuals “Traitors”)
Voice of America, February 26, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/chinese-hawkish-military-officials-intelectuals-disputes/1610000.html

Related:
Chinese General Derided on Web After Taking Up Weibo
The Telegraph, February 25, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9892721/Chinese-general-derided-on-web-after-taking-up-Weibo.html

Law

习近平在中共中央政治局第四次集体学习时强调 依法治国依法执政依法行政共同推进 法治国家法治政府法治社会一体建设 (Xi Jinping Stresses Rule of Law in Politburo Study Session )
People's Daily, February 25, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn//n/2013/0225/c1024-20582899.html

Media

BBC World Service Shortwave Radio Blocked in China
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 25, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21575913

Public Health

Wuhan Doctors on Strike Over X-ray Radiation
Shanghai Daily, February 22, 2013
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2013/02/22/Wuhan%2Bdoctors%2Bon%2Bstrike%2Bover%2BXray%2Bradiation/

Social Security

社科院:我国养老金待遇最高相差50倍 (CASS Survey Shows 50:1 Disparity between Highest and Lowest Pensions in China)
Beijing Morning Post, February 23, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2013-02/3669253.html

Society

全球自由度评级 中国仍列末端 (China Ranks Near Bottom in “Freedom in the World 2013” Report by Freedom House)
Radio Free Asia, February 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf-02222013105543.html

Tibet

一藏人自焚以抗议中国当局 (20-Year-Old Tibetan in Qinghai Commits Self-Immolation)
Voice of America, February 25, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-tibetans-self-immolations-qinghai-haidong-jiaqiong-temple/1609963.html
Related:
Tibetan Emulates Cousin in Fatal Burning Protest
Radio Free Asia, February 25, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/burning-02252013091109.html