Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Education

Equality in Education Urged for Disabled
China Daily, March 05, 2013
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-03/05/content_16275715.htm

Food Safety

China Reports More Deaths From Food Poisoning
China Daily, March 05, 2013
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-03/05/content_16279876.htm

Freedom of Speech

台公民团体吁中国政府签署《新闻自由保障协定》 (Taiwan NGOs Call for Cross-Strait Agreement to Protect Press Freedom)
Radio Free Asia, March 05, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/al-03052013092649.html

Related:
Activists Call for Cross-strait Media Freedom Agreement
Taipei Times, March 6, 2013
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2013/03/06/2003556414

Gender

China's Sex Ratio at Birth Declines 4 Years in a Row
Xinhua News Agency, March 05, 2013
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2013/03/05/Chinas%2Bsex%2Bratio%2Bat%2Bbirth%2Bdeclines%2B4%2Byears%2Bin%2Ba%2Brow/

Government

In China, 'Red Nobility' Trumps Egalitarian Ideals
Los Angeles Times, March 04, 2013
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-china-princelings-20130305,0,2241010.story

Information Control

Chinese Appeal for Improved Environmental Transparency
Xinhua News Agency, March 05, 2013
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/765854.shtml

June Fourth

香港团体全国人大开幕日示威 声援六四难属促当局保障人权 (Hong Kong Groups Urge NPC to Consider Tiananmen Mothers' Demands)
Radio Free Asia, March 05, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/sy-03052013101352.html

Political and Economic Reform

On Eve of China Congress, Calls for Reform Unanswered
Voice of America, March 04, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-npc-national-peoples-congress-power-xi-jinping-hu-jintai/1614770.html


去年两会看“熙来”,今年两会瞧“纪兰” (Critics Highlight NPC Deputy’s 59-Year Tenure as Sign of Systemic Problem)
Voice of America, March 05, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/on-shen-jilan-phenomenon-20130304/1614959.html

Public Health

HIV Carrier Sues Hospital for Refusing Surgery
China Daily, March 05, 2013
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-03/05/content_16275733.htm

"Stability Maintenance"

Sweep Targets 'Sensitive' Individuals Ahead of NPC
Radio Free Asia, March 04, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/npc-03042013135543.html

Tibet

专访:藏族作家唯色荣获美国国际妇女勇气奖 (Interview with Tibetan Writer Woeser, Recipient of International Women’s Courage Award by US State Department)
Voice of America, March 05, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/weishe-20130305/1615301.html

Related:
2013 International Women of Courage Award Winners
US Department of State, March 4, 2013
http://www.state.gov/s/gwi/programs/iwoc/2013/bio/index.htm

从拉萨的新面貌说起
The New Face of Lhasa
China Rights Forum, 2012 No. 2
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/crf/article/6163
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/crf/article/6137


西藏女作家唯色因作品赞美达赖喇嘛而遭受严重迫害
Tibetan Writer Persecuted for Praising Dalai Lama
Human Rights in China, October 27, 2004
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/2138
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/2023