Thursday, March 28, 2013

Consumer Product Safety

农夫山泉水源地被曝垃圾遍布 回应称不影响水质 (Garbage Surrounds Bottled Spring Water Source in Hubei, Producer Says Water Quality Unaffected)
Radio Free Asia, March 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/vt-03262013145309.html

Health

China's "Black Clinics" Flourish as Health Reform on the Way
Sina, March 27, 2013
http://english.sina.com/china/2013/0327/575914.html

Hong Kong

Top Court Says Hong Kong Must Assess Refugee Cases Independently
South China Morning Post, March 26, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1199773/top-court-says-hong-kong-must-assess-refugee-cases-independently

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

Chinese Pursue Volunteer Opportunities in Africa
Voice of America, March 27, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/chinese-purue-volunteer-opportunities-in-africa/1628889.html

China's Exploitation of Latin American Natural Resources Raises Concern
The Guardian, March 27, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/mar/26/china-latin-america-resources-concern

China, S.Africa Seal New Oil, Rail Deals
Agence France-Presse, March 27, 2013
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jSus7tYkAgZ_mU2Y-rkTExJpr5Wg?docId=CNG.d90d5c68d06c8296fbd2274a60dfa0ac.3b1

Internet

China Has Over 170,000 Govt Microblogs
China Daily, March 27, 2013
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-03/27/content_16350263.htm

Law

中国新规:发表叛国言论军人负刑责 (China Promulgates Rule to Prosecute “Seditious” Speech by Military Personnel)
Voice of America, March 27, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-military-criminal-codes-20130327/1629518.html

Migrants

拒绝民工如厕的“红字”让城市蒙羞 (Migrant Workers Banned from Public Toilets)
China Youth Daily, March 27, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn//n/2013/0327/c1001-20928550.html

National Defense

Unclear Boundary Between Academic and Military Research
Radio Free Asia, March 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/cybersecurity-03262013174440.html

Top Secret Air-to-air Missle Photo Leaks on Internet
Global Times, March 27, 2013
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/771114.shtml#.UVMQUBeG18E

Natural Resources

国土部公开地下水监测数据 目前标准仍是20年前的 (Land and Resource Ministry Confirms Underground Water Standards are 20 Years Old)
The Beijing Times, March 27, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn//n/2013/0327/c1027-20928608.html

Related:
More Than Half of China’s Rivers Missing from National Water Survey
Global Times, March 27, 2013
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/770943.shtml#.UVMNmxeG18E


Population

Forced Abortion at Seven Months Prompts Outcry
Radio Free Asia, March 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/baby-03262013144155.html

Tibet

Burning Protests Hinge on 'Motivation' — Dalai Lama
Radio Free Asia, March 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/motivation-03262013154533.html

XUAR

世维会再次强烈要求中国政府公布维族作家亚辛的情况 (World Uyghur Congress Calls for Information on Uyghur Writer Yasin’s Situation)
Radio Free Asia, March 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/gr-03262013123915.html

新疆20名被告人参加恐怖组织分裂国家被判刑 (20 Uyghurs Sentenced for Terrorism and Separatism)
Tianshannet, March 27, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn//n/2013/0327/c1001-20938091.html

Related:
China Jails 20 on Jihad, Separatism Charges in Restive Xinjiang
Reuters, March 27, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/27/us-china-xinjiang-idUSBRE92Q0BO20130327