Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Food Safety

湖南问题大米流向广东餐桌 (Tainted Rice Sold as Food in Shenzhen as Price Goes Up)
Nanfang Daily, February 27, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/fortune/2013-02/27/c_124393548.htm
Related:
10,000 Tons of Tainted Rice Sent to Guangdong Since 2009
China Daily, February 27, 2013
http://www.blogger.com/://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-02/27/content_16262192.htm

Human Rights Defenders -- Liu Xiaobo, 刘晓波


全球联署呼吁中国释放刘晓波夫妇 (Nobel Laureates Urge China to Release Liu Xiaobo and Wife)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 27, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/02/130227_petition_liuxiaobo_taiwan.shtml
Related:
Nobel laureates urge China to release Liu Xiaobo
South China Morning Post, February 27, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1159861/nobel-laureates-urge-china-release-liu-xiaobo

International Human Rights

中国逾百学者促人大批准权利公约 (Over 100 Chinese Intellectuals Urge Ratification of UN Convention on Civil and Political Rights)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 27, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/02/130226_china_reform_petition.shtml
Related:
Chinese Intellectuals Urge Ratifying Rights Treaty
The New York Times, February 26, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/27/world/asia/chinese-intellectuals-urge-ratification-of-rights-treaty.html

公民建言:呼吁全国人大尽快批准《公民权利和政治权利国际公约》(Text of Appeal to NPC to Ratify UN Covenant on Civil and Political Rights)
He Weifang, Sina Blog, February 26, 2013
http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_488663200102e2wk.html

Product Safety

Many Student Notebooks Found to Have Carcinogen
Shanghai Daily, February 27, 2013
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2013/02/27/Many%2Bstudent%2Bnotebooks%2Bfound%2Bto%2Bhave%2Bcarcinogen/

Society

老龄蓝皮书:今年老年人口将突破两亿大关 (China’s “Blue Book”: Number of Seniors to Top 200 Million in 2013 )
Beijing Evening News, February 27, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn//n/2013/0227/c1001-20620644.html

Tibet

四川德普寺僧人自焚送医 青海化隆自焚者及其父母被捕 (Self-Immolated Tibetan Monk in Sichuan Sent to Hospital, Another in Qinghai Arrested with Parents)
Radio Free Asia, February 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/d-02262013150748.html

Tibet Exile Leader Blames Self-immolations on China Policy
Reuters, February 27, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/26/us-china-tibet-idUSBRE91P0V220130226

XUAR

Uyghur Scholar Faces Heart Problems After Grilling
Radio Free Asia, February 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/scholar-02262013173932.html