Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Consumer Product Safety

Illegal Zhejiang Pork Already in Food Chain
South China Morning Post, March 25, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1199550/illegal-jiaxing-pork-already-food-chain

Cyber Security

Top China College in Focus with Ties to Army's Cyber-Spying Unit
Reuters, March 24, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/24/net-us-china-cybersecurity-university-idUSBRE92N01120130324

Education

Teach China's History in Schools: Institute of Education President
South China Morning Post, March 23, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1197453/teach-chinas-history-schools-institute-education-president

Health

四川彭山县南河河道发现千只死鸭
China Pulls 1,000 Dead Ducks From Sichuan River
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 25, 2013
CH:http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/03/130324_sichuan_deadducks.shtml EN:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21921145

Black Lung Patients Often Face a Long Wait for Compensation
China Daily, March 25, 2013
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-03/25/content_16341277.htm

Hong Kong

北京:对抗中央的人不能做香港特首 (NPC Official: Candidate Opposing Beijing Cannot be HK’s Chief)
Voice of America, March 24, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/beijing-opponets-of-beijing-ineligible-for-chief-executie-20130325/1627858.html

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

习近平强调中俄合作暗示抗衡美国
China’s Leader Argues for Cooperation With Russia
The New York Times, March 25, 2013
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/article/world/2013/03/25/c25russia/
EN: http://cn.nytimes.com/article/world/2013/03/25/c25russia/en

中国将向非洲提供200亿美元贷款额度(China to Provide $ 20 Billion Loan to Africa over 3 Years)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 25, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/business/2013/03/130325_xi_tanzania_loan.shtml

Myanmar Pivots Uneasily Away from China
The Los Angeles Times, March 24, 2013
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-myanmar-china-20130324,0,1307374.story

Japan Warms to Taiwan, Isolates China, in Territorial Sea Dispute
Christian Science Monitor, March 22, 2013
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/2013/0322/Japan-warms-to-Taiwan-isolates-China-in-territorial-sea-dispute

Land, Property, Housing

Clashes Over Land, Mine Pollution in Southwest China
Radio Free Asia, March 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/clshes-03222013144333.html

云南大理征地开矿引发官民冲突 数百村民围官车开采已停止 (Protest by Yunnan Villagers Stopped Mining Operation)
Radio Free Asia, March 25, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/fy-03222013100504.html

National Defense

中俄签署巨额军售合同购战机潜艇 (China Signs Huge Deal to Buy Russian Fighter Jets and Submarines)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 25, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/03/130325_china_russia_military.shtml

Protests and Petitions

“猪江之约”如期举行 民众无声聚集散步抗议(Shanghai Residents Stage Silent Protest along Huangpu River over Dead Pigs)
Radio Free Asia, March 25, 2013

Chinese Artists' Demolition Protest Quashed by Police
Radio Free Asia, March 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/demolition-03222013172150.html

Tibet

四川壤塘县一藏妇自焚身亡 地方寺院及藏民表哀悼 (Tibetan Woman Dies in Self-Immolation in Sichuan, is Mourned in Local Temple)
Radio Free Asia, March 24, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-03242013145544.html

Related:
Tibetan Mother of 4 Self-Immolates in Western China
Voice of America, March 24, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/tibet-mother-self-immolation-china/1627772.html

Opinion

The Food Myth Propping up the One-Child Policy
Caixin, March 25, 2013
http://english.caixin.com/2013-03-25/100506113.html

China's Left-Behind Kids Cloud the Country's Dream
South China Morning Post, March 24, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1198106/chinas-left-behind-kids-cloud-countrys-dream