Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Consumer Products Safety

中国7成中药材含残余农药 因违法成本低监管不力
Popular chinese medicine herbs 'poisoned' by pesticides
Radio Free Asia, June 25, 2013
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yf-06252013100714.html
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/herbs-06252013110158.html

Death Penalty

Inmate appeals death sentence
China Daily, June 26, 2013
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-06/26/content_16658521.htm

Environment

中石油云南炼油项目环评报告及批复向社会公开 (PetroChina publishes EIA on Yunnan refinery and government approval)
Yunnan Net, June 25, 2013
http://yn.yunnan.cn/html/2013-06/25/content_2779998.htm

Health

China’s cancer villages are victims of rural-urban inequality
China Dialogue, June 25, 2013
http://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/6136

Human Rights Defenders

Ironic democracy lesson as Chinese civil rights activist visits Taiwan
Forbes, June 25, 2013
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ralphjennings/2013/06/25/ironic-democracy-lesson-as-civil-rights-activist-chen-guangcheng-visits-taiwan/

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng on freedom, surveillance and speaking out
Time, June 25, 2013
http://world.time.com/2013/06/25/chinese-dissident-chen-guangcheng-on-freedom-surveillance-and-speaking-out/

Chinese obstruction to planned Japan trip inevitable, activist Chen
Global Post, June 24, 2013
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/130624/chinese-obstruction-planned-japan-trip-inevitable-acti

Riot police raid Chinese dissident's legal team
Radio Free Asia, June 25, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/raid-06252013105618.html

International Human Rights

第32次中欧人权对话在贵阳举行 (32nd EU-China Dialogue on human rights held in Guiyang)
Xinhua News Agency, June 25, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/photo/2013-06/25/c_124910658.htm

Related:
China, EU hold human rights dialogue in SW China
People's Daily, June 26, 2013
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90883/8299194.html

China-EU dialogue on human rights held in Guizhou
RTT News, June 25, 2013
http://www.rttnews.com/2141475/china-eu-dialogue-on-human-rights-held-in-guizhou.aspx

EU Press Release: EU-China dialogue on human rights
European Union, June 25, 2013 http://www.consilium.europa.eu/uedocs/cms_Data/docs/pressdata/EN/foraff/137607.pdf

Open Government Information

斯诺登案:律师申请中国公安部信息公开 (Chinese lawyer applies to Ministry of Public Security for open information)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 26, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/06/130626_snowden_china_activist.shtml

Related:
Snowden affair Prompts Lawyer to Request Disclosure of Surveillance Information
谢燕益:就斯诺登事件致公安部信息公开申请书
Human Rights in China, June 25, 2013
EN:http://www.hrichina.org/content/6765
CH:http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6766

Political and Economic Reform

Can China's hated local police reform their image?
The Atlantic, June 25, 2013
http://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/06/can-chinas-hated-local-police-reform-their-image/277202/

国务院报告称要全面放开小城镇小城市落户限制 (State Council: China will “fully open” settlement restrictions in small towns and cities)
China News Service, June 26, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-26/211227506605.shtml

Woman

赴美生子人数5年增加20倍 全程灰色处处“地雷” (More than 10000 Chinese women came to U.S. to give birth in 2012, a twentyfold increase in five years)
China News Service, June 26, 2013
http://health.people.com.cn/n/2013/0626/c14739-21977324.html

XUAR

Violence in China's Xinjiang 'kills 27'
新疆吐鲁番暴力事件致27人死亡
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 26, 2013
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-23050288
CH:http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/06/130626_xinjiang_riots.shtml

Opinion

Environmental watchdogs lack bite
China Daily, June 25, 2013
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/opinion/2013-06/25/content_16657830.htm/

奶粉质量事关经济安全 (Baby formula scandals threaten economic security)
People's Daily, June 26, 2013
http://finance.people.com.cn/n/2013/0626/c1004-21974017.html

Animal Welfare and Rights

China animal activists rescue hundreds of pooches before dog meat festival
South China Morning Post, June 25, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1268740/china-animal-activists-rescue-hundreds-pooches-dog-meat-festival

Corruption

周永康“大秘”落马,习要动“终极老虎”?(Protege of former security Chief Zhou Yongkang targeted in corruption investigation)
Deutsche Welle, June 24, 2013
http://bit.ly/10iiIE8

Edward Snowden Case

For Snowden, a hasty exit started with pizza inside a Hong Kong hideout
斯诺登逃离香港始末
The New York Times, June 25, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130625/c25hongkong-update/dual/

港律政司长罗列美国引渡斯诺登文件纰漏 (HK Secretary for Justice lists flaws in U.S. extradition documents in Snowden case)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 25, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/06/130625_snowden_hongkong.shtml

Environment

中国土壤污染总体情况不容乐观 相关立法亟待提速 (Experts call for legislation to prevent soil pollution)
China News, June 25, 2013
www.chinanews.com/gn/2013/06-25/4964106.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

陳光誠﹕法治不入內地 人治必進香港 (Chen Guangcheng in Taiwan: Without Rule of Law in China, Rule of Man must succeed in HK)
Ming Pao, June 24, 2013
http://news.mingpao.com/20130625/cab1.htm

陈光诚:台湾应助中国走向民主 (Chen Guangcheng urges Taiwan to support democratization in China)
Deutsche Welle, June 24, 2013
http://bit.ly/11ColxX

Chinese dissident skirts talk of NYU
Wall Street Journal, June 24, 2013
online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323998604578565310545277192.html

男子說發微博 交警轉身走 (Traffic police scared off by Weibo user)
Ming Pao, June 24, 2013
inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20130624/ca12236a.htm

Intellectual Property Rights

中国新闻网:国家版权局部署“剑网行动” 保护网络知识产权 (China National Copyright Administration launches campaign to protect Internet intellectual property rights)