Monday, April 08, 2013

Cyber Security

Don't Spy if You Want to Be Friends, China Warned
Radio Free Asia, April 05, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/cybersecurity-04052013124831.html

Freedom of Association and Assembly

促官员公开财产4公民被抓8天 官方仍无说法 (Government Silence Continues on Four Citizens Detained for Calling for Disclosure of Officials’ Assets)
Voice of America, April 07, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/citizens-detained-disclosure-officials-wealth-20130407/1636544.html

Health

媒体揭秘中国癌症人群:每天8550人成为癌症患者 (Chinese Registry Shows New Cancer Case Every Six Minutes)
People's Daily, April 08, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn//n/2013/0408/c1001-21051853.html

全国目前共报告24例H7N9禽流感病例 7例死亡 (China Reports Seven Dead in 24 Cases of H7N9 Infection To-date)
Sina, April 08, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-08/183826764581.shtml

Related:
China Orders Poultry Cull after Sixth Death from Bird Flu Never Seen in Humans Before
The Independent, April 05, 2013
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/china-orders-poultry-cull-after-sixth-death-from-bird-flu-never-seen-in-humans-before-8562279.html

Hundreds of Dead Fish Found Rotting in Shanghai River
The Daily Telegraph (AU), April 08, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9978239/Hundreds-of-dead-fish-found-rotting-in-Shanghai-river.html

Chinese Genome-Sequencer Leads World Autism Research
The Economic Observer, April 08, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/ens/2013/0408/242311.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

王全璋:被司法拘留遭遇是法院的耻辱 (Wang Quanzhang: Shame on the Court and Judicial System for My Detention)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 06, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/04/130406_china_lawyer_wqz.shtml

For more information on Wang Quanzhang, see:
为法轮功案辩护的维权律师被司法拘留
Rights Defense Lawyer Detained After Court Appearance
Human Rights in China, April 4, 2013
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6614
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6619

陳光誠冀習近平順應民意推行變革 (Blind Activist Chen Guangcheng Hopes Xi Jinping Will Heed Public Opinion, Implement Reform)
Hong Kong Radio (香港電台), April 05, 2013
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20130405/news_20130405_55_913095.htm

For more information on Chen Guangcheng, see:
“鸟儿已经出笼”——协助陈光诚获得自由
“The bird is out of the cage”: Helping Chen Guangcheng Reach Freedom
China Rights Forum, 2012, no. 2
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/crf/article/6464
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/crf/article/6463

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

China to Let Tourists Visit Disputed South China Sea Islets
Reuters, April 07, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/07/us-china-seas-tourism-idUSBRE93601720130407?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Chinese Confucius Institute Re-opens in Afghanistan
Xinhua News Agency, April 07, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/culture/2013-04/07/c_132290590.htm

Labor

吉林煤矿事故失踪者无生还可能 死亡人数或达53人 (53 Believed Dead in Jilin Coal Mine Accident)
Guangzhou Daily, April 08, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/china/201304/08/53868_29940909.htm

Land, Property, Housing

Demolitions, Land Grabs Frustrate Chinese
USA Today, April 07, 2013
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/04/07/china-demolition-land-grabs/2058535/

Migrants

Job or No Job, Migrants Keep Coming
Global Times, April 07, 2013
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/773132.shtml#.UWLfwResjTo

Natural Resources

发改委发布2012年中国资源综合利用年度报告 (National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) Issues First Annual Report on Resource Use)
China News Service, April 08, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/finance/2013/04/08/257124.html

China's Ambitious Quest for Shale Gas
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 05, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22023464

Political and Economic Reform

枝江市人大常委会建立代表履职档案 (Hubei Local People’s Congress Tracks Deputies’ Work)
People's Daily, April 08, 2013
http://npc.people.com.cn//n/2013/0408/c14576-21057152.html

Reeducation-Through-Labor

Dark Secrets of Female Labour Camp Revealed
South China Morning Post, April 08, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1210058/dark-secrets-female-labour-camp-revealed

中国劳教所: 甚于“渣滓洞”? (First Chinese Media In-depth Look at RTL Shows Appalling Conditions)
Deutsche Welle, April 08, 2013
http://bit.ly/11JIlh2

Technology

Silicon Valley Fights Restrictions on Chinese Tech
China Realtime Report, April 06, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/04/06/silicon-valley-fights-restrictions-on-chinese-tech/

Torture

张高平叔侄接受央视采访:警方曾连续逼供7天7夜 (Inmates Exonerated after 10 Years Say They were Tortured into Confessing)
People's Daily, April 08, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn//n/2013/0408/c70731-21048348.html