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Monday, December 30, 2013 - 10:38

新疆莎车发生暴袭事件8人被击毙
Further Xinjiang violence claims eight lives
Financial Times, December 30, 2013
CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001054167 EN: http://on.ft.com/1cCfpO1

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 10:38

Here's the truth about Shanghai schools: they're terrible
The Guardian, December 28, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/28/shanghai-china-schools-terrible-not-ideal

Friday, December 27, 2013 - 10:44

审查和监控被中宣部追杀多次改名的记者庞皎明辞职记 ()
Radio France Internationale, December 27, 2013
http://rfi.my/JwBaDp

Friday, December 27, 2013 - 09:35

审查和监控被中宣部追杀多次改名的记者庞皎明辞职记(A reporter changed his name for many times to avoid authorities’ surveillance finally has to resign from Caixin, one of most outspoken media in China)
Radio France Internationale, December 27, 2013
http://rfi.my/JwBaDp

Friday, December 27, 2013 - 09:35

30高校年度三公经费近7000万 浙大最高逾千万 (Annual official hospitality fee for 30 universities near RMB 70 million [about $ 12 million], over 10 million for Zhejiang University alone)
South China Morning Post, December 27, 2013
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/18647/30gao-xiao-nian-du-san-gong-jing-fei-jin-7000mo-zhe-da-zui-gao-yu-qian-mo

China tightens infant formula rules in food safety drive
Reuters, December 25, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/25/china-dairy-idUSL3N0K40R920131225

Friday, December 27, 2013 - 09:35

社科院反腐蓝皮书公布中国2013年反腐十件大事 (Chinese Academy of Social Science’s Blue Book: 10 major anti-corruption events in 2013)
China.com, December 27, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/politics/2013-12/4703374.html

China unveils anti-graft plans, focus on protests, reforms
Reuters, December 25, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/25/us-china-corruption-idUSBRE9BO04620131225

Friday, December 27, 2013 - 09:35

China far from meeting environmental targets
Wall Street Journal, December 26, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/26/china-far-from-meeting-environmental-targets/

Friday, December 27, 2013 - 09:35

工信部向11家民营企业发放虚拟运营商牌照 (Top telecommunications watchdog issued 11 virtual operator licenses to private companies)
Wall Street Journal, December 27, 2013
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20131226/bch180017.asp?source=rss

Friday, December 27, 2013 - 09:35

With Suu Kyi and China, it’s complicated
Irrawaddy, December 24, 2013
www.irrawaddy.org/contributor/suu-kyi-china-complicated.html

Friday, December 27, 2013 - 09:35

Widow of China’s purged leader dies at age 95
Associated Press, December 26, 2013
www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/widow-of-chinas-purged-leader-dies-at-age-95/2013/12/26/8163f252-6dfb-11e3-a5d0-6f31cd74f760_story.html

Related:
赵紫阳夫人梁伯琪去世 享年95岁 (Liang Boqi, Zhao Ziyang’s wife, dies at age 95)
South China Morning Post, December 27, 2013
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/18596/zhao-zi-yang-fu-ren-liang-bo-qi-qu-shi-xiang-nian-95sui
Friday, December 27, 2013 - 09:35

Homeowner’s ‘Cannons’ Warn Demolition Teams: No Closer
河南市民自制黑色大炮抵抗拆迁
New York Times, December 27, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131227/c27homeowners/dual/

See the pictures
河南荥阳现防拆闹剧:老汉制“大炮”摆房前屋后 (Canons made by an old man deployed around his house to resist demolition in Xingyang, Henan)
New York Times, December 27, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131227/c27homeowners/dual/
Friday, December 27, 2013 - 09:35

We should not worship Mao as a god, says China’s president
The Telegraph, December 26, 2013
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Chairman Mao's old home to reopen inside luxury mall
The Telegraph, December 26, 2013
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10538153/Chairman-Maos-old-home-to-reopen-inside-luxury-mall.html

China cancels plans for Mao's 120th but in one village, his spirit lives on
The Guardian, December 26, 2013
www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/26/nanjiecun-commune-capitalism

For Mao’s birthday, a changing China cashes in and celebrates — carefully
Associated Press, December 25, 2013
seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2022531545_maoanniversaryxml.html

Friday, December 27, 2013 - 09:35

贫富分化成2013最热社会问题 两极收入差20多倍 (Rich-poor differentiation becomes hottest social issue 2013, of 20 times income difference between poles)
China News Service, December 27, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1226/17/9H1MK9T500014JB5.html

Related Tencent weibo post:
李尧鑫, December 27, 2013
何至百倍,已有几千倍的差距了,不能以平均来计算。 || 老于: 我认为数据极不准确!收入最高的百分之十少算年收入超百万最低的年收入仅一万余差距达一百倍之多,天地之别!除非```````````!
http://t.qq.com/p/t/228549041628101
Friday, December 27, 2013 - 09:35

特写:一个中国记者的靖国神社印象 (A Chinese reporter’s impression of Yasukuni Shrine)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 27, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131227_japan_yasukuni_byliuhaining.shtml

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

Edward Snowden Christmas message: End mass surveillance
斯诺登发表圣诞致词呼吁结束大规模监控
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 25, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-25516081

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

China's city of lost children brings in shelters for abandoned babies
The Telegraph, December 23, 2013
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10536358/Chinas-city-of-lost-children-brings-in-shelters-for-abandoned-babies.html

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

社会蓝皮书:社会组织2014年后将现大幅增长态势 ()
China News Service, December 26, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/12/26/299246.html

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

李东生被免:十八大后第二位被查中央委员和正部级官员(表) (China removes senior official Li Dongsheng)
People’s Daily, December 26, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1226/c1001-23950229.html

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

China city caps car-buying to curb pollution
Agence France-Presse, December 22, 2013
bit.ly/1fzOoKL

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

China investigates after vaccine suspected in seven deaths
Reuters, December 23, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/23/us-china-vaccine-idUSBRE9BM0AO20131223

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

专访笑蜀:郭飞雄情况危险,急需外界关注 ()
Voice of America, December 26, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/exclusive-interview-xiaoshu-on-guo-feixiong-20131224/1817032.html

Liu Ping’s Christmas in Jail
异见人士刘萍在铁窗里度过圣诞节
The New York Times, December 26, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131226/c26liuping/dual/

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

2013中国互联网发展10大动向 ()
People’s Daily, December 26, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/china/201312/26/53868_34207350.htm

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

Has China’s New Labour Contract Law worked? – Analysis
Eurasia Review, December 23, 2013
www.eurasiareview.com/23122013-chinas-new-labour-contract-law-worked-analysis/

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

郑风田:经营权分离后 土地这只"母鸡"将开始给农民"下蛋" ()
Eurasia Review, December 23, 2013
www.eurasiareview.com/23122013-chinas-new-labour-contract-law-worked-analysis/

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

中共七常委拜谒毛泽东 党报再颂毛功绩 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 26, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131226_china_mao_xi.shtml

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中共中央举行纪念毛泽东同志诞辰120周年座谈会 ()
People’s Daily, December 26, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1226/c1024-23952300.html

Happy Birthday, Chairman Mao
中国在争议中纪念毛泽东诞辰120周年
The New York Times, December 24, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131224/c24mao/dual/

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

China protester risks riches joining street fight for justice
Bloomberg, December 23, 2013
www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-12-23/china-protester-risks-riches-joining-street-fight-for-justice.html

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

全国人大常委会审议废止劳教制度的议案 ()
People’s Daily, December 24, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1224/c1001-23925501.html

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

Crackdown stymies China church's Christmas meeting
Associated Press, December 23, 2013
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/crackdown-stymies-china-churchs-christmas-meeting-21306991

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

“民告官”可口头起诉 (Amendments to Administrative Procedure Law to make it easier for citizens to sue government)
National People's Congress, December 24, 2013
www.npc.gov.cn/npc/xinwen/lfgz/2013-12/24/content_1819714.htm

China to revise law to make it easier to sue govt
December 23, 2013, Times of India
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/china/China-to-revise-law-to-make-it-easier-to-sue-govt/articleshow/27804480.cms

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

社科院:中国经济整体债务规模为111.6万亿元 (China Social Science Academy: China’s overall debt of economy is 111.6 trillion Yuan)
China News Service, December 23, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/23/a-statement-under-the-mistletoe-for-chinas-lgbt-community/

A statement under the mistletoe for China’s LGBT community
Wall Street Journal, December 23, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/23/a-statement-under-the-mistletoe-for-chinas-lgbt-community/

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

Apple signs deal to open connection between iPhones and China Mobile
The Guardian, December 22, 2013
www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/dec/22/apple-iphone-china-mobile-deal

Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:51

China Must Purge Mao's Ghost
The New York Times, December 26, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/26/opinion/china-must-purge-maos-ghost.html?_r=0&adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1388066562-4gJNI6NWcmsqbHREgOpy1g

Politically bankrupt China dare not tolerate freedom of the press
The Guardian, December 22, 2013
www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/22/china-journalism-suppression-of-truth

中国新标语

The new face of Chinese propaganda
New York Times, December 24, 2013
cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20131224/c24murong/dual/

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:51

中国商人在美就走私野生动物认罪 (Chinese businessman pleads guilty in U.S. for running international rhino-horn smuggling ring)
Voice of America, December 20, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/chinese-plead-guilty-of-wild-trafficking-20131219/1814097.html

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:51

Chinese cartoon producer blamed after kids burned
Associated Press, December 18, 2013
www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/dec/18/chinese-cartoon-producer-blamed-after-kids-burned/

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:51

公安部副部长李东生涉严重违纪违法接受调查 (Vice minister of public security, Li Dongsheng, under investigation for serious law violations )
People’s Daily, December 20, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1220/c1001-23905137.html

China tolls death knell for lavish, 'feudal' funerals for officials
Reuters, December 19, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/19/us-china-funerals-idUSBRE9BI0GW20131219

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:51

杭州自来水异味事件后钱江上游查获农药厂偷排废液大案 (Zhejiang major-pollution case cracked: 38,000 tons of pesticide-polluted water emptied into Qu river, Hangzhou tap water affected)
Radio France International, December 20, 2013
http://rfi.my/1bg6bCd

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:51

Opposition in Inner Mongolia
The Diplomat, December 19, 2013
http://thediplomat.com/2013/12/opposition-in-inner-mongolia/

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:51

European Politicians Take a Stand Against Organ Harvesting in China
NTD Television, December 18, 2013
http://www.ntd.tv/en/news/world/europe/20131219/84006-european-politicians-take-a-stand-against-organ-harvesting-in-china.html

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:51

China's hukou reforms 'won't work in practice'
Radio Free Asia, December 18, 2013
www.rfa.org/english/news/china/hukou-12182013160721.html

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:51

中宣部整顿十大新闻学院 记者证首次“国考”重马克思主义 (Party propaganda department dispatches officials to become Deans at 10 major journalism schools)
Radio Free Asia, December 20, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/xl2-12192013094231.html

New York Times, Bloomberg journalists receive China press credentials, await visas
Huffington Post, December 19, 2013
www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/19/journalists-china-new-york-times-bloomberg_n_4472779.html

Related Tencent weibo post:
胡文波, December 20, 2013
现在不是十年前了,想靠这个压制住新闻系学生,那是做中国梦呢
http://t.qq.com/p/t/352050121822787
Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:51

美中高层会谈 中方一改对美强硬 称两国“好戏连台” (U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade opens in Beijing with relaxed atmosphere)
Voice of America, December 20, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/us-china-20131220/1814369.html

Aides: Max Baucus has long been fascinated with China
Wall Street Journal, December 20, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/20/aides-max-baucus-has-long-been-fascinated-with-china/

Analysts: China, US legal views make more ‘Cowpens incidents’ likely
Stars and Stripes, December 19, 2013
www.stripes.com/news/analysts-china-us-legal-views-make-more-cowpens-incidents-likely-1.258357

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:51

新土改 大规模土地流转试点改革大势所趋 (New land reform: large-scale pilot land-transferring reform imminent)
South China Morning Post, December 20, 2013
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/18304/xin-tu-gai-da-gui-mo-tu-di-liu-zhuan-shi-dian-gai-ge-da-shi-suo-qu

Guardian Weekly year in review 2013: Xi Jinping asserts his vision for China
The Guardian, December 19, 2013
www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2013/dec/19/guardian-weekly-year-review-2013-china-xi-jinping

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:51

The Ghosts of China’s one-child policy
Vocativ, December 19, 2013
http://www.vocativ.com/12-2013/ghosts-chinas-one-child-policy/

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:51

贫富差距大 保镖生意火 (Bodyguard services “hot” as economic disparity widens)
Deutsche Welle, December 20, 2013
http://bit.ly/1i7pNkv

Power and patriotism: reaching for the moon
The Economist, December 21, 2013
www.economist.com/news/china/21591884-xi-jinping-has-consolidated-power-quickly-now-he-showing-it-reaching-moon

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:51

China vents anger over Dalai Lama's planned Norway visit
Reuters, December 20, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/20/us-china-norway-dalailama-idUSBRE9BJ0DO20131220

Related:
达赖喇嘛将访问挪威,中国外交部发怒 (Dalai Lama to visit Norway, angering Chinese foreign ministry)
Deutsche Welle, December 20, 2013
http://bit.ly/JPfZ0i
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

EU angst on U.S. snooping is helping China to steal secrets, congressman says
EU Observer, December 18, 2013
euobserver.com/justice/122524

UK to boost control over cyber centre run by China's Huawei
Agence France-Presse, December 18, 2013
bit.ly/18Y5DnJ

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

China's graft crackdown hits watches, luxury market
Agence France-Presse, December 18, 2013
bit.ly/1fGqeyA

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

Terrorism lawsuit clouds Chinese Israel visit
Associated Press, December 18, 2013
www.krqe.com/news/international/terrorism-lawsuit-clouds-chinese-israel-visit_95035464

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

英媒:华为出钱自我监测谋求海外发展
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 19, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2013/12/131219_press_huawei_banbury.shtml

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

Hospital in southwest China opens smog clinic
Associated Press, December 18, 2013
www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/dec/18/chinese-hospital-opens-smog-treatment-clinic/

土壤修复启动纠结 数十万亿市场待解
Economic Observer, December 17, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/2013/1217/253618.shtml

京沪雾霾同源于重工业
China News Service, December 19, 2013
http://focus.news.163.com/13/1219/13/9GFB301300011SM9.html

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

China confirms human death from new bird flu type
Agence France-Presse, December 18, 2013
bit.ly/1cSiKbq

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

“南周事件”后续:郭飞雄遭秘密移送起诉 刘远东被控“聚扰”
Radio Free Asia, December 18, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/24-12182013142151.html

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

Mass re-education for China’s reporters
Wall Street Journal, December 18, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/18/mass-re-education-for-chinas-reporters/

彭博新闻社驻中国记者获发记者证
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 19, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131219_china_foreign_journalists.shtml

Chinese journalists face Marxist ideology exam
The Guardian, December 19, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/19/chinese-journalists-ideology-exam-media

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

相同字符达97% 马爱农诉出版社获胜
Beijing News, December 19, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/12/19/298210.html

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

Baucus, conflicted architect of health overhaul, is Obama’s pick for China
奥巴马医改法案设计师获下任驻华大使提名
The New York Times, December 19, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/usa/20131219/c19baucus/dual/

White House to nominate Baucus for ambassador to China
The Washington Post, December 18, 2013
www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/12/18/white-house-to-nominate-baucus-for-ambassador-to-china/

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

香港支联会购置房产建永久“六四纪念馆”
Radio Free Asia, December 18, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/yf-12182013095821.html

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

China's sex workers face paying for their incarceration
The Guardian, December 18, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/19/china-sex-workers-pay-incarceration

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

No better time for fundamental reform of China's state enterprises
South China Morning Post, December 18, 2013
www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1384939/no-better-time-fundamental-reform-chinas-state-enterprises

Riding the tiger: China’s struggle with rule of law
Wall Street Journal, December 18, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/18/riding-the-tiger-chinas-struggle-with-rule-of-law/

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

狱中记者人数居高不下 被绑架记者激增
Deutsche Welle, December 18, 2013
http://bit.ly/1c0Hiiv

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

户籍改革7年要迈过“三道坎” 特大城市仍严控
Beijing Youth Daily, December 18, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1218/c1001-23869309.html

China to speed up hukou reform
China Radio International, December 17, 2013
english.cri.cn/6909/2013/12/17/2743s803859.htm

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

China puts activists on trial during holiday lull
Associated Press, December 18, 2013
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-puts-activists-trial-holiday-lull-21257205

明鏡獨家:中國著名政治領袖陳子明病危入院Mirrorbooks.com, December 18, 2013
http://city.mirrorbooks.com/news/?action-viewnews-itemid-101762

Related Tencent weibo post:
罗渝泷, December 18, 2013
今天下午知悉陈子明先生患癌症住进301医院,心情非常沉重。这是今年获悉第二位知名学者患癌症,前一位是崔卫平女士。陈子明先生是当代杰出的思想者,是我们上一辈中最优秀的。他被囚监狱十一年,从未停止过对社会的思考。他明天做手术,我们合十祝福他一切顺利!罗渝泷请朋友们都为陈先生祈福吧!
http://t.qq.com/p/t/360910065357200

中国维权人士张林出庭受审
Voice of America, December 18, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/zhanglin-20131218/1812738.html

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

A response to Thomas L. Friedman’s “letter” to President Xi
《环球时报》回应弗里德曼致习近平的信
New York Times, December 18, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131218/c18response/dual/

Chinese state newspaper says Western media must be controlled
The Telegraph, December 17, 2013
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10522655/Chinese-state-newspaper-says-Western-media-must-be-controlled.html

国信办:坚决制止“人肉搜索”等网络暴力行为
Global Times, December 18, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2013-12/4671487.html

Related Tencent weibo post:
鱼七秒, December 18, 2013
如果人肉搜索是为了对抗强权,维护公民的利益。“人肉”是应该保留的!这个世界上的任何东西都是好坏相依,黑白共存的!!! 更多时候不是这个东西不好,而是人使用的方式不对!!!
http://t.qq.com/p/t/365511074245724
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

Wolf, passionate critic of China, to leave US Congress
Agence France-Presse, December 18, 2013
bit.ly/1i01fcV

US Ups security aid to Southeast Asia, criticizes China
Associated Press, December 17, 2013
www.irrawaddy.org/asia/us-ups-security-aid-southeast-asia-criticizes-china.html

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

Dead but not buried: There is little you cannot buy on the Chinese internet
The Eonomist, December 21, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21591890-there-little-you-cannot-buy-chinese-internet-dead-not-buried?fsrc=rss

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

抗暴力拆迁砍死两人 范木根被正式逮捕
Radio Free Asia, December 18, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xql-12172013150728.html

Related Tencent weibo post:
徐建清, December 18, 2013
刑法第20条规定;“为了使国家、公共利益、本人或者他人的人身、财产和其他权利免受正在进行的不法侵害,而采取的制止不法侵害的行为,对不法侵害人造成损害的,属于正当防卫,不负刑事责任。” || 缘份: || @wenmengchi78三藏卜永柱6: 范木根抗暴立功!正当防卫无罪!
http://t.qq.com/p/t/361110024231593

In China, a dynamite solution to land shortages
Wall Street Journal, December 17, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/17/in-china-a-dynamite-solution-to-land-shortages/

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

大赦国际:劳教所更名“戒毒中心”
Deutsche Welle, December 18, 2013
http://bit.ly/1fmFuQF

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

我国宗教教职人员认定备案率达98% ()
People’s Daily, December 18, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1218/c1001-23870058.html

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 09:12

Rural women stage innovative protest for equality
New York Times, December 17, 2013
sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/17/rural-women-stage-innovative-protest-for-equality/?_r=0

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 09:12

我国宗教教职人员认定备案率达98%
People’s Daily, December 18, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1218/c1001-23870058.html

Related:
Chinese police arrest suspects after Kashgar violence
The Guardian, December 17, 2013
www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/17/violence-china-kashgar-dead-xinjiang-muslim

Six women among Uyghurs shot dead in Xinjiang violence
Radio Free Asia, December 18, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/violence-12182013060830.html

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 09:12

高文謙:毛澤東是中國人的宿命和孽債 ()
Mirrorbooks.com, December 18, 2013
http://city.mirrorbooks.com/news/?action-viewnews-itemid-101763

China’s new reforms in theory and practice
International Relations and Security Network, December 17, 2013
www.isn.ethz.ch/Digital-Library/Articles/Detail/?lng=en&id=174811

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

Food fight: A fierce public debate over GM food exposes concerns about America
The Economist, December 14, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21591577-fierce-public-debate-over-gm-food-exposes-concerns-about-america-food-fight?

香港三款国产白米镉超标 日吃3碗即伤肾
The rice brands that can damage your health
South China Morning Post, December 17, 2013
CH:http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hong-kong/18078/xiang-gang-san-kuan-guo-chan-bai-mi-ge-chao-biao-ri-chi-3wan-ji-shang-shen
EN:http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1382611/rice-brands-can-damage-your-health

A reviled Chinese baby formula company is rebranding with organic noodles
Quartz, December 16, 2013
qz.com/158192/a-reviled-chinese-baby-formula-company-is-rebranding-with-organic-noodles/

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

China detains two more PetroChina parent officials in graft probe
Reuters, December 16, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/17/us-china-cnpc-corruption-idUSBRE9BG02W20131217

北京西城检察院:贪腐官员平均年龄45.8岁 (District procuratorate in Beijing: Officials investigated for corruption are younger and more educated nowadays, average age 45.8)
Beijing Evening News, December 17, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1216/15/9G7NLS0N0001124J.html

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

In rural China, teacher upholds Mao thought to save the world
Reuters, December 16, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/16/us-china-mao-school-idUSBRE9BF05T20131216

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

保护长江生态:最后的机会 (The last chance to protect Yangtze River’s ecosystem)
Liaowang Dongfang Weekly, December 17, 2013
http://focus.news.163.com/13/1217/09/9G9N3HAE00011SM9.html

Regulations will increase commercialization of wild animals, experts say
中国野生动物管理办法遭动物权益倡导者反对
The New York Times, December 17, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/science/20131217/c17animal/dual/

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

广东进入人感染H7N9禽流感病例易发和多发期 (Experts: high risk of H7N9 infection in Guangdong this winter and next spring)
Xinhua, December 17, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1216/21/9G8D5PKH00014JB5.html

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Second new H7N9 case in 2 days hits Guangdong
South China Morning Post, December 17, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1382759/guangdong-confirms-fourth-case-h7n9-bird-flu
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

Case against activist Xu Zhiyong to focus on public protests
许志永因组织新公民运动受到起诉
The New York Times, December 17, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131217/c17xuzhiyong/dual/

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

Big change for China and the world
中国和世界面临“拐点”
The New York Times, December 17, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131217/c17tatlow/dual/

美国警告中国勿在南海设防空识别区 (U.S. warns China not to implement an Air Defense Identification Zone in the South China Sea)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 17, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131217_us_kerry_china_adiz.shtml

Chinese law firm expands U.S. presence
China Daily, December 16, 2013
usa.chinadaily.com.cn/epaper/2013-12/16/content_17176828.htm

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

China deepens basic healthcare service reform for migrants
China Radio International December 16, 2013
english.cri.cn/6909/2013/12/16/2743s803614.htm

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

China continues rights abuses even as labour camps ditched -Amnesty
Reuters, December 17, 2013
uk.reuters.com/article/2013/12/17/uk-china-labourcamps-amnesty-idUKBRE9BG01220131217

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

Thousands call for President Xi Jinping to end China’s violent treatment of North Korean refugees, humanitarians
Christian Post, December 15, 2013
crossmap.christianpost.com/news/thousands-call-for-president-xi-jinping-to-end-chinas-violent-treatment-of-north-korean-refugees-h-7591

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

China may actually be the most materialistic country in the world
Quartz, December 16, 2013
qz.com/158282/china-may-actually-be-the-most-materialistic-country-in-the-world/

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七成受访国人以物质生活作为成功象征 (70% of Chinese gauge success by things they own)
South China Morning Post, December 17, 2013
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/18080/qi-cheng-shou-fang-guo-ren-yi-wu-zhi-sheng-huo-zuo-wei-cheng-gong-xiang-zheng

中国官媒:新疆需要消除“民族隔阂”(Chinese official media: Xinjiang needs to eliminate "ethnic barriers")
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 17, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131217_china_xinjiang_unrest_media.shtml

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:01

Vested interests block reconciliation in Tibet
Asia Times Online, December 16, 2013
www.atimes.com/atimes/China/CHIN-02-161213.html

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

China arrests 1,300 people suspected of making and selling fake medicines
中国警方抓获1300多名制售假药犯罪嫌疑人
Reuters, December 15, 2013
EN: www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/15/china-arrests-making-fake-medicine
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNE9BF04P20131216?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

China mine explosion kills 21
Agence France-Presse, December 14, 2013
www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131213/china-mine-explosion-kills-21

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Once a quaint custom, China’s bird markets threatening wildlife
Wall Street Journal, December 16, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/16/once-a-quaint-custom-chinas-bird-markets-threatening-wildlife/

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Pan-democrats clash over proposed electoral reform compromise for 2017
South China Morning Post, December 15, 2013
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1380800/pan-democrats-clash-over-proposed-electoral-reform-compromise-2017

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Rights advocate is indicted in China over role in campaign against corruption
许志永被北京检方正式起诉
New York Times, December 16, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131214/c16xuzhiyong/dual/

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

北京电视台吁行业抵制郭德纲 中广协要求郭道歉 (Beijing TV calls on ban on a cross-talk comedian Guo Degang for he allegedly insulted deceased BTV head)
Xinhua, December 15, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/china/201312/15/53868_34020926.htm

Related:
TV committee requests ban on comedian Guo Degang
China.org.cn, December 16, 2013
http://www.ecns.cn/2013/12-16/92779.shtml

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Fast and flawed inspections of factories abroad
国际品牌的监督审查机制难以杜绝血汗工厂
New York Times, December 16, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20131216/c16inspection/dual/

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Shanghai man seeks record sum after home museum demolished
上海房主告政府强拆,索赔2.9亿元
New York Times, December 16, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131216/c16eviction/dual/

Related:
上海私人博物馆遭强拆案开发商被指有官商背景 ()
China Youth Daily, December 13, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1213/07/9FV866GL0001124J.html

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

China announces principles of urbanisation plans
Reuters, December 14, 2013
uk.reuters.com/article/2013/12/14/uk-china-urbanisation-idUKBRE9BD0A020131214

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

China presses corruption inquiry of powerful former security official
消息称周永康已被正式调查
New York Times, December 16, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131216/c16zhou/dual/

China sets its 2014 economic goals
Wall Street Journal, December 14, 2013
online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304202204579255924204527260

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Lawyers go on hunger strike to protest detainment of Christian pastor in China
The Christian Post, December 13, 2013
http://www.christianpost.com/news/lawyers-go-on-hunger-strike-to-protest-detainment-of-christian-pastor-in-china-110670/

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

台政府拒绝以罗贤哲进行两岸换俘
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 16, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131216_tw_spyexchange_byjames.shtml

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Apple censors anti-censorship app in Chinese App Store
Wall Street Cheat Sheet, December 15, 2013
wallstcheatsheet.com/stocks/apple-censors-anti-censorship-app-in-chinese-app-store.html/?a=viewall

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