Friday, April 05, 2013

Corruption

Arrests in China Show Limits of War on Graft
The New York Times, April 04, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/05/world/asia/xi-jinpings-war-on-graft-appears-to-have-limits.html

Education

呼和浩特多所小学课间不许学生下楼 (Several Elementary Schools in Hohhot Forbid Students to Go Downstairs during Recess)
Eastday, April 05, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130405/u1a7304143.html

Freedom of Association and Assembly

清明节民间悼林昭赵紫阳 各地异议人士被禁外出 (At Qingming, Dissidents Stopped from Traveling as Citizens Remember Lin Zhao, Zhao Ziyang)
Radio Free Asia, April 04, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/qm-04042013140543.html

天安門母親監控下拜祭 (Tiananmen Mothers, Under Watch, Pay Respect to June Fourth Victims at Qingming)
Ming Pao, April 05, 2013
http://news.mingpao.com/20130404/caa4.htm

Health

For China's Pig Farmers, Carcasses in River a Sign of Government's Dysfunction
McClatchy Newspapers, April 05, 2013
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/04/04/187730/for-chinas-pig-farmers-carcasses.html

上海6日起暂停活禽交易 关闭所有活禽交易市场 (Shanghai to Close Live Poultry Market, Suspend Live Poultry Trading Effective April 6)
Xinhua News Agency, April 05, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-05/180326740387.shtml

浙江一名H7N9禽流感患者死亡 全国14病例中6人死亡 (Six Dead, 14 Sick in China from Bird Flu)
China News Service, April 05, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/china/201304/05/53868_29891217.htm

Related:
China Culls 20,000 Birds as Sixth Person Dies of Avian Flu
Telegraph India, April 05, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9973480/China-culls-20000-birds-as-sixth-person-dies-of-avian-flu.html

C.D.C. Begins Work on Vaccine for China Flu
The New York Times, April 04, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/05/world/asia/cdc-has-begun-work-on-vaccine-for-new-china-flu.html

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

China 'Shifts Position' on North Korea
Telegraph India, April 05, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/9973353/China-shifts-position-on-North-Korea.html

The Soft, Weak Chinese Cite Concerns for International Law and Due Process
The Guardian, April 05, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/05/china-drones-mekong-naw-kham

China Seeks to Regain Role in Changed Myanmar
South China Morning Post, April 05, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1207759/china-seeks-regain-role-changed-myanmar

Georgians Wary of China Building Project
Asia Times Online, April 04, 2013
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China_Business/CBIZ-01-040413.html

Land, Property, Housing

国土部官员:现行征地制度带来社会问题 (Ministry of Land and Resources: Current Land Requisition System Needs Improvement)
Sina, April 05, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-05/124626739340.shtml

Natural Resources

The Price of Gold
The Economist, April 06, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21575783-fatal-landslide-tibet-raises-questions-about-rush-regions-resources-price

Open Government Information

枝江市人大常委会实行建议办理工作问责制 (Hubei Local People's Congress Requires Authorities to Disclose Responses to Deputies’ Suggestions)
People's Daily, April 05, 2013
http://npc.people.com.cn//n/2013/0405/c14576-21029968.html

Society

中国去年海外旅游消费额超千亿美元居世界之首 (China Was World’s Top Travel Spender in 2012)
Eastday, April 05, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130405/u1a7303844.html

Tibet

西藏滑坡成因公布 专家组认定是碎屑流地质灾害 (China Declares Tibetan Mine Landslide a Natural Disaster)
Net Ease, April 05, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0405/15/8RN725JA00014JB6.html

PM Urged to Raise Tibet Human Rights
Herald Sun, April 05, 2013
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/pm-urged-to-raise-tibet-human-rights/story-e6frf7k6-1226613176085

Tibetan Woman Self-immolates Over Eviction
Radio Free Asia, April 04, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/woman-04042013142814.html

Opinion

A Giant Cage
The Economist, April 06, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21574628-internet-was-expected-help-democratise-china-instead-it-has-enabled

One Soviet Leader China Could Emulate…and It’s Not Gorbachev
The Diplomat, April 04, 2013
http://thediplomat.com/2013/04/04/one-soviet-leader-china-could-emulateand-its-not-gorbachev/