Thursday, March 21, 2013

Culture

中国去年拍摄大约200部“抗日片” (Anti-Japanese War Films Sail Pass Censors, 200 Produced Last Year )
Voice of America, March 20, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-anti-japan-films-20130320/1625429.html

Cyber Security

源代码来自中国,韩国怀疑朝鲜发动网络战 (Seoul Suspects Cyber Attack from N Korea via IP Address in China)
Agence France-Presse, March 21, 2013
http://bit.ly/WFTtty

Related:
South Korea: Cyber Attack Originated in China
Voice of America, March 21, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/south-korea-chinese-address-source-of-cyber-attack/1625725.html

Environment

中国专家称死猪危害仅如苍蝇在游泳池 上海民众拟抗议官方水质检测数据问题 (Blogger Says Authorities Repeatedly Postponed Using Updated Standard for Drinking Water)
Voice of America, March 20, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yf2-03202013103104.html

Health

Closer Look: What Should China Do with 18 Mln Pigs Carcasses Every Year?
Caixin, March 21, 2013
http://english.caixin.com/2013-03-21/100504708.html


黄浦江死猪事件调查 (Investigation Shows Disease in Huangpu River Dead Pigs)
China Newsweek, March 19, 2013
http://focus.news.163.com/13/0319/10/8QARQ83H00011SM9.html

Hong Kong

香港政党成立真普选联盟促双普选 (21 HK Groups to Form Coalition to Push for General Election of Chief Executive and Legislative Council)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 21, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/03/130321_hk_alliance_for_true_democracy.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

朱承志已经回家 胡佳解除软禁 刘沙沙获网民捐款 (Zhu Chengzhi Released, House Arrest on Hu Jia Lifted, Liu Shasha Receives Donation from Netizens)
Voice of America, March 20, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy1-03202013115055.html

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

China Drawn Into Tennessee Mine Fight
The Wall Street Journal, March 19, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323639604578370733715160950.html


Natural Resources

Beijing's Water Resources Meets Only 40% of Demand
China Daily, March 21, 2013
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-03/21/content_16331743.htm

Political and Economic Reform

China Spins Away from Propaganda
Financial Times, March 21, 2013
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/a4ccda2a-9213-11e2-a6f4-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2O5evVgHi

Population

One-quarter of Shanghai's Population Elderly
China Daily, March 21, 2013
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-03/21/content_16331879.htm

Religion

China Probes House Churches in Intelligence Sweep
Radio Free Asia, March 20, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/churches-03202013170412.html

Rule of Law

中国律师向高法起诉全国人大选举违宪 (Chinese Lawyer Says NPC Leaders’ Election Unconstitutional)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 21, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/03/130321_wang_cheng.shtml

Related:
NPC chairman Zhang Dejiang's Election 'Unconstitutional', says Lawyer
South China Morning Post, March 21, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1196262/npc-chairman-zhang-dejiangs-election-unconstitutional-says-lawyer

Tibet

Monk Who Wrote on Self-immolations Detained
Radio Free Asia, March 20, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/wrote-03202013155623.html