Thursday, March 07, 2013

Economic Development, Land

陈锡文:中国人口城镇化明显滞后 (Senior Official: Urbanization—Key to Economic Growth—Lags Behind Expectation)
China News Service, March 07, 2013
http://jjckb.xinhuanet.com/2013-03/07/content_432331.htm

Related:
China Faces Social, Financial Risks in Urbanization Push
Reuters, March 7, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/07/us-china-parliament-urbanisation-idUSBRE92607K20130307

Gender

Girls Suffer from Rural Preference for Boys
Xinhua News Agency, March 07, 2013
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2013/03/07/Girls%2Bsuffer%2Bfrom%2Brural%2Bpreference%2Bfor%2Bboys/

Hong Kong

香港泛民忧虑俞正声对香港问题强硬表态 (Top PRC Official: Hong Kong Must Not Become Beachhead for Subversion of Mainland Socialist System )
Voice of America, March 07, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/hk-yuzhengshen-20130307/1616799.html

Related:
Subversion Warning on 2017 CE Race
The Standard, March 07, 2013
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp?we_cat=11&art_id=131766&sid=39159171&con_type=3&d_str=20130307&fc=4

港媒质疑俞正声“有港人搞颠覆”指责 (HK Media Question Beijing’s “Subversion” Accusation)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 07, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/03/130307_hk_press_yu.shtml

Internet

Computer Scientists Measure the Speed of Censorship On China’s Twitter
MIT Technology Review, March 06, 2013
http://www.technologyreview.com/view/512231/computer-scientists-measure-the-speed-of-censorship-on-chinas-twitter/

Related:
报告揭秘新浪微博“删帖”内幕(US Research Shows 30% of Postings on Sina Weibo Removed Within 5-30 Minutes)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 7, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/03/130307_weibo_deletion_report.shtml

Land Policy

About 60,000 Could Lose Homes for Controversial China Dams
Reuters, March 07, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/07/us-china-parliament-dam-idUSBRE92608M20130307

Political and Economic Reform

Cult of Mao Should be Reassessed, says Grandson
The Daily Telegraph, March 07, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9914605/Cult-of-Mao-should-be-reassessed-says-grandson.html

Reeducation-Through-Labor

司法部部长:劳教制度改革正在积极稳妥推进 (Judicial Minister Offers No Concrete Plan for RTL Reform)
Global Times, March 07, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2013-03/3711455.html

Tibet

China Rebukes Monastery at Heart of Fiery Protests
Associated Press, March 07, 2013
http://news.yahoo.com/china-rebukes-monastery-heart-fiery-protests-063345759.html