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

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

China marks 100 years since birth of Xi's war-hero father
Agence France-Presse, October 15, 2013

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

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

Opinion (观点)

Consensus is key to ongoing reform
Global Times, October 15, 2013

Busting China’s bloggers
New York Times, October 16, 2013