Friday, June 07, 2013

Consumer Safety

农民种“良心菜”不用化肥农药 6元一斤无人买 (Farmer’s Pesticide-Free Vegetables Go Unsold Due to Higher-than-Average Price)
Dahe Daily, June 07, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130607/u1a7442484.html

食药监管总局:保健食品广告90%以上虚假违法 (China’s FDA: 90% of Ads for Nutrition Products are False and Illegal)
Xinhua News Agency, June 07, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-07/190327345554.shtml

Cyber Security

Admit Nothing and Deny Everything
The Economist, June 08, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21579044-barack-obama-says-he-ready-talk-xi-jinping-about-chinese-cyber-attacks-makes-one

Education

Rise in Chinese Students Shunning State Exams for A-Levels
The Guardian, June 07, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/07/rise-chinese-students-a-levels

今年百万考生弃考每年递增近10万 (One Million Students Skip Gaokao amid Unemployment Crisis and Study-Abroad Craze)
Guangzhou Daily, June 07, 2013
http://gzdaily.dayoo.com/html/2013-06/07/content_2275656.htm

非京籍考生回乡高考称成绩优秀变垫底 (Students with Non-Beijing Hukou Forced to Take Gaokao in “Hometowns,” Perform Poorly)
China National Radio, June 07, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-07/091327340800.shtml

Health

报告:中国人面临新的健康威胁 (Five Pollution-Related Cancers Top List of Diseases Causing Pre-Mature Death in China)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 07, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/06/130607_health_china.shtml

International Human Rights

美中峰会前夕陈光诚山东家人收到护照 (Chen Guangcheng’s Family Members Received Passports on Eve of Obama-Xi Summit)
Voice of America, June 07, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/chen-guangcheng-broth-mother-received-passpost-20130607/1677062.html

多国民间组织吁奥巴马促习近平释放良心犯 (Rights Groups Urge Obama to Press Xi on Release of 16 Political Prisoners)
Voice of America, June 06, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/obama-urged-to-pressure-xi-jinping-20130607/1676980.html

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

From Pivot to Twirl
The Economist, June 08, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21579062-chinese-leader-tries-smooth-move-americas-backyard-pivot-twirl

The Economist's 'Brokeback Mountain' Cover & PRISM Won't Stop Obama & Xi
The Atlantic, June 07, 2013
http://www.theatlanticwire.com/global/2013/06/economist-brokeback-mountain-cover-obama-xi/65999/

习近平结束拉美行抵洛杉矶 奥习峰会在沙漠庄园登场 (Los Angeles Rights Groups Protest Near Obama-Xi Summit Site)
Radio Free Asia, June 07, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/junshiwaijiao/th-06072013095806.html

学者称中美非正式峰会创造良好机会 (Pei Minxin: Informal Summit a Good Opportunity, but U.S.-China Relations Still Far from Mature)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 07, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/06/130607_xi_ao_meeting_yuesheng.shtml

加纳羁押124名中国矿工 (124 Chinese Miners Arrested in Ghana’s Illegal Mining Crackdown)
Financial Times, June 07, 2013
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001050815

Society

KTV扰民投诉多年无果 居民请环保局长来家睡觉 (Longstanding Noise Problems are Promptly Fixed after Complaints Spread on Weibo)
Zhejiang Daily, June 07, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130607/u1a7443441.html

Tibet

Tibetan Prisoner Out in Poor Health After Serving Five-Year Term
Radio Free Asia, June 06, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/prisoner-06062013150205.html