Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Environment

上海官方初步确定死猪来自浙江嘉兴 (Shanghai Authorities: Thousands of Diseased Dead Pigs on Huangpu River Floated from Jiaxing, Zhejiang)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 11, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/03/130311_china_dead_pigs.shtml

Related:
Shanghai Reels in Disgust as 2,800 Dead Pigs Float Through Financial Heart
The Independent, March 11, 2013
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/shanghai-reels-in-disgust-as-2800-dead-pigs-float-through-financial-heart-8528119.html

Ethnic Groups

流亡藏人呼吁欧盟调查藏人自焚真相 (5,000 Exiled Tibetans Rally for EU Investigation of Self-Immolation and EU-China Dialogue)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 11, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/03/130311_tibetan_demo.shtml

Tibet Deputy Party Chief Urges Crackdown on Self-Immolations
South China Morning Post, March 9, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1186543/china-says-dalai-lama-rewarding-self-immolators-money

Five Protesting Tibetans Held on 'Uprising Day'
Radio Free Asia, March 10, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/uprising-03102013113033.html

Nepal Jails Tibetans on Uprising Anniversary
AL Jazeera, March 10, 2013
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/03/2013310165049831796.html

Hong Kong

香港泛民不满北京提出特首普选“筛选”条件 (Beijing Conditions for 2017 HK Chief Executive Candidates Criticized by Pro-Democracy Camp)
Voice of America, March 11, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/beijing-sets-conditions-for-selecting-future-chief-executive-in-hk-20130310/1618648.html

Information Control

In China, Public Anger over Secrecy on Environment
Reuters, March 10, 2013
http://reut.rs/WdWDo5

International Relations

China's Xi to Visit Africa as U.S. Frets over Beijing Influence
Reuters, March 09, 2013
http://reut.rs/10s8DCx

China's Confucius Institutes to Reach 500 Global Cities by 2020
The Standard, March 11, 2013
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/767249.shtml#.UT4DBJisjTo

Land, Property, Housing

Police Fire Teargas on China Village after Land Grab Protest
Reuters, March 10, 2013
http://reut.rs/Y9m7mo

Related:
违反农民土地权益的上浦村干部李宝玉被当局控制 Guangdong Village Officials Arrested over Large-Scale Land Dispute Protest
RFA, March 10, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sd-03102013161107.html

Population

计划生育一票否决制内容 继续实施计划生育一票否决制 (NPC: One-Child Family Planning Policy to Continue)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 11, 2013
http://news.shangdu.com/201/20130311/11_5774471.shtml

Related:
China to Keep One-Child Policy
The Independent, March 11, 2013
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking_news_detail.asp?id=33004

Society

An Unhappy Middle in the Middle Kingdom
The Wall Street Journal, March 11, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578345342201524964.html?mod=rss_about_china

Women

Chinese Women Still Face Blatant Workplace Bias
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/women-03082013110445.html