Thursday, March 07, 2013

Hukou

China Eyes Residence Permits to Replace Divisive Hukou System
Reuters, March 06, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/06/us-china-parliament-urbanisation-idUSBRE92509020130306


消息人士:中国拟用全国居住证取代户籍 (Proposed National Residency System to Replace Hukou Resisted by Local Governments )
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 06, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china_watch/2013/03/130306_china_hukou_reform.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

Chen Guangcheng, 陈光诚

Chen’s Nephew ‘Tortured’ in Detention
Radio Free Asia, March 05, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/torture-03052013150324.html

For more information on Chen Guangcheng, see:
“鸟儿已经出笼”——协助陈光诚获得自由
“The bird is out of the cage”: Helping Chen Guangcheng Reach Freedom
China Rights Forum, 2012, no. 2
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/crf/article/6464
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/crf/article/6463

Information Control

公民志愿者的公共预算观察 (Government Budgets Remain Non-transparent Despite More Disclosure)
Economic Observer, March 06, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/2013/0306/240776.shtml

Land Policy

China Stresses Farmers' Property Rights in Land Transfers
Xinhua News Agency, March 05, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-03/05/c_132210813.htm

Migrant Workers

China Seeks to Give Migrants Perks of City Life
The Wall Street Journal, March 05, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578341801930539778.html

Protests and Petitions

访民及维权者联合国总部前开展第二轮“麻雀护巢行动” (Petitioners, Long Ignored in China, Protest at UN)
Radio Free Asia, March 06, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ml1-03062013093900.html

Society

China is Second on Forbes List of Richest
China Daily, March 06, 2013
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2013-03/06/content_16280977.htm

"Stability Maintenance"

解读中国预算的“维稳费用”(Stability Maintenance Budget Tops Defense Spending Three Years in a Row )
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 06, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/03/130306_budget_military_security.shtml


Related:
軍費增幅降 維穩費更高 專家:顯和平誠意 軍官:少有少的用法(Growth of Defense Budget Slows as Stability Maintaining Spending Rises)
Ming Pao, March 6, 2013
http://news.mingpao.com/20130306/caa1.htm

Tibet

Tibetans Pessimistic on New China Leader; See Time Running Out
Voice of America, March 05, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/tibetans-pessimistic-on-new-china-leader-see-time-running-out/1615980.html

XUAR

Uyghur Scholar Faces Medical Care Restriction
Radio Free Asia, March 05, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/ilham-tohti-03052013160430.html