Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Environment

Paper Mill in Pollution Scandal Closed
Shanghai Daily, March 20, 2013
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2013/03/20/Paper%2Bmill%2Bin%2Bpollution%2Bscandal%2Bclosed/

Health

新华社: 为何仅10%的患者信任医生?——代表委员“会诊”医患矛盾 (NPC Deputy Report: 90% of Patients Don’t Trust Their Doctors)
Xinhua News Agency, March 08, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/2013lh/2013-03/08/c_114954451.htm

Related:
China 'Losing Faith' in the Medical Profession
Radio Free Asia, March 19, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/medical-03192013155412.html

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

习近平促金砖国家团结合作 (Xi Jinping Urges Cooperation among “BRICS” Nations)
Dongfang Morning Post, March 20, 2013
http://www.dfdaily.com/html/51/2013/3/20/964098.shtml

Related:
Chinese President Urges BRICS, Sino-India Cooperation
Xinhua, March 20, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-03/20/c_132249063.htm

China Urges Vatican to Cut Taiwan Ties
Financial Times, March 19, 2013
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/3163ca1e-9090-11e2-862b-00144feabdc0.html

Lew's China Visit Ends with Focus on Currency, Cyber Security
Reuters, March 20, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/20/us-china-usa-idUSBRE92J0LB20130320

Land, Property, Housing

China’s Property Prices Too High for More People: Survey
Bloomberg, March 19, 2013
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-03-19/china-s-property-prices-too-high-for-more-people-in-pboc-survey

Media

中共党报《人民日报》网站进驻香港 (CPC Organ People’s Daily Online Opens Branch in Hong Kong)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 20, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/03/130320_people_daily.shtml

Protests and Petitions

数百大学教师堵校门唱国歌抗工资改革不公 (Chongqing University Teachers Protest Unfair Wages Reform, Sing National Anthem and Block School Entrance )
Radio Free Asia, March 20, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/xl-03192013110116.html

Society

Chinese Nationalism Flares Up Ahead of Xi's Visit to Russia
South China Morning Post, March 20, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1195286/chinese-nationalism-flares-ahead-xis-visit-russia

Tibet

美国国会及行政当局中国委员会严重关切藏人自焚 (US Congressional Commission Urges China to End Repressive Policy on Tibet and Resume Dialogue with Dalai Lama)
Voice of America, March 20, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/congressional-executive-commission-20130318/1624052.html

Opinion

China's Slow But Sure Democratisation
South China Morning Post, March 20, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1194778/chinas-slow-sure-democratisation