Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

前三季度中国政府卖地获2万亿 同比增70% (Chinese gov’t earns RMB 2 trillion for land sales in first 3 quarters, up 70% from same period last year)
South China Morning Post, October 16, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/14573/qian-san-ji-du-zhong-guo-zheng-fu-mai-di-huo-2mo-yi-tong-bi-zeng-70

Political and Economic Reforms

透视中国:吸取苏联教训,反对非议毛泽东 (Inside China: Chinese leaders want to learn from Soviet Union and oppose criticism of Mao)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 16, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china_watch/2013/10/131015_china_watch_mao_stalin.shtml

China marks 100 years since birth of Xi's war-hero father
Agence France-Presse, October 15, 2013
http://bit.ly/19LVcPM

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

余姚灾民抗议:“不为人民服务,下台” (Yuyao flood victims’ protest: officials that "do not serve the people should step down")
Deutsche Welle, October 16, 2013
http://bit.ly/1byhFTP

Rural Issues (农村)

黑龙江「黑地」猖獗引民愤 (Heilongjiang farm authority secretly collects profits on “black land” that is removed from gov’t registry)
South China Morning Post, October 16, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/14575/hei-long-jiang-hei-di-chang-jue-yin-min-fen

Opinion (观点)

Consensus is key to ongoing reform
中国改革要啃的“硬骨头”是哪些
Global Times, October 15, 2013
CH: http://opinion.huanqiu.com/editorial/2013-10/4452138.html
EN: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/818007.shtml#.Ul3zndIW3Sk

中国政府的“网络反右”
Busting China’s bloggers
New York Times, October 16, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20131016/c16murong/dual/