Monday, March 16, 2009

March 14-16, 2009

Bilateral Ties
Beijing Raises Stakes with Tit-For-Tat Deployment in South China Sea
Times Online, March 16, 2009

Food Security
记者走访:大部分饭馆用的面粉都含有增白剂 (Most Flour Used in Restaurants Include Bleach)
Economic Information Daily, March 16, 2009
Related news:
小心:馒头中有敌敌畏 (Be Careful: There's DDVP in Your Steamed Buns)
Radio Free Asia, March 14, 2009
上海户籍新政不是被迫作秀 符合条件人员会逐年增加 (Trial Shanghai Hukou Policy Not Just for Show; Qualified Residents to Increase Each Year)
People's Daily, March 16, 2009

Related information:
持有《上海市居住证》人员申办本市常住户口试行办法 (Provisional Measures on Bidding for a Permanent Shanghai Hukou by Holders of a Shanghai Residence Permit) Shanghai Municipal People's Government, February 23, 2009
Human Rights Defenders
曾节明泰国申请避难 谴责联合国难民署拒绝面谈 (Dissident Zeng Jieming Unable to Meet with UN Official in Thailand to Apply for Refugee Status)
Radio Free Asia, March 16, 2009

甘肅兩日兩礦難 再死7人 (Another Seven Dead in Two Days in Gansu Mine Disaster)
Ming Pao, March 15, 2009

最高法将出台受理信息公开案件的司法解释 (SPC to Issue Explanation on Hearing Open Government Information Cases Soon)
The Beijing News, March 16, 2009

Hong Kong Democrats Barred from Macau
Reuters, March 16, 2009

Related news:
5 Hong Kong Pan-Democrats Denied Entry into Macao
Apple Daily, March 16, 2009
Protests and Petitions
26 Police Injured in Fight with 200 Oil Workers, Group Says
South China Morning Post, March 15, 2009

China to Let Taiwan in World Health Assembly: Report
Taiwan News, March 14, 2009

Taiwan Pushes for Removal of Anti-Secession Law
South China Morning Post, March 15, 2009

Chinese Police 'Search Houses in Lhasa for Non-Tibetans', March 13, 2009

Tibetan Exiles Report Small Protests ahead of Sensitive Anniversary
Voice of America, March 16, 2009

EU Parliament Slammed for Tibet Resolution
Xinhua (via China Daily), March 13, 2009