Wednesday, July 29, 2009

July 29, 2009

Bilateral Ties
Uygur Leader Kadeer Arrives in Japan
Agence France-Presse (via South China Morning Post), July 28, 2009

Death Penalty
Fewer Executions Expected, Top Court Says
China Daily, July 29, 2009

China Energy Firms Must Take Action on Climate: Greenpeace
Agence France-Presse (via Yahoo! News), July 28, 2009

U.S. and China Sign Memorandum on Climate Change
Reuters, July 28, 2009

內蒙水污染 千人染病 (Thousands Fall Sick Due to Water Contamination in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region)
Ming Pao, July 29, 2009

司法部下发意见要求加强和改进法律援助工作 (Justice Department Issues Opinion Seeking to Strengthen and Improve Legal Aid)
Xinhua News Agency, July 28, 2009

China to Ban Violent Online Games
Associated Press (via Yahoo! Asia News), July 28, 2009
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关于立即查处“黑帮”主题非法网络游戏的通知 (Notice on the Immediate Investigation and Prosecution of "Mafia"-style Illegal Online Games)
Ministry of Culture July 24, 2009

Protests and Petitions
Taxi Drivers on Strike over Low Income in E China City
Xinhua News Agency, July 28, 2009

佛山颜峰村民敲锣游行 追讨土地赔偿租金 (Foshan Villagers March Demanding Land Compensation)
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2009

海南三亚农民工讨薪起冲突 多人受伤 (Villagers in Sanya, Hainan Protest for Higher Pay; Clash with Company Reps Leaves Many Injured)
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2009

四川达州200警民冲突 多人被抓 (Many Detained after 200 Police and Civilians Clash in Dazhou, Sichuan)
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2009

武汉锅炉厂千人工潮 抗议厂方卖房断生计 (1000 Wuhan Workers Protest Factory Sale )
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2009

中国大陆的人均收入高低差距为55倍 (Income Gap Still High; Mainland China's Richest 55 Times Wealthier than Poorest)
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2009

四川南部查封教会会所 河南多名信徒被抓 (Church Closed Down in Southern Sichuan, Several Followers Arrested in Henan)
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2009

China Presses Nepal to Crackdown on Tibetans: Group
Reuters, July 28, 2009