Monday, October 12, 2009

October 12, 2009

Bilateral Ties
Putin's Visit to Consolidate Relations
China Daily, October 12, 2009

Death Penalty
China Sentences Six to Death over Xinjiang Riots
Reuters, October 12, 2009

广东韶关玩具厂群殴事件主犯一审被判死刑 (Xiao Jianhua, Prime Suspect in Shaoguan Toy Factory Riot, Sentenced to Death)
Southern Weekend, October 10, 2009
Related news:
China: Death for Man in Brawl Linked to Riots
Associated Press, October 11, 2009
As China's Economy Grows, So Do Mounds of Garbage
Associated Press, October 11, 2009

Human Rights Defenders
Activist Detained for Hours for "Anti-revolutionary" Slogan on T-shirt
Asia News, October 12, 2009

贝岭再次受邀参加德国法兰克福书展 (Poet Bei Ling again Invited to Participate in Frankfurt Book Fair)
Radio Free Asia, October 09, 2009
Related information:
Exiled Writer Condemns Snub in Run-up to Frankfurt Fair
Deutsche Presse-Agentur, September 12, 2009,exiled-writer-condemns-snub-in-run-up-to-frankfurt-fair--feature.html
个别京律师终过执业证审核 忆通停业处罚结束又陷年审 (Certain Beijing Lawyers Finally Pass Examination for License Renewal; Yitong Law Firm Has further Difficulties after End of Suspension Period)
Radio Free Asia, October 09, 2009

民间人士授权维权网发布一份关于当局对舆论控制的报告书 (Liu Yonghong Issues Report on the Control of Public Opinion by Chinese Authorities)
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2009

World Media Summit
胡锦涛在世界媒体峰会开幕式上的致辞 (Hu Jintao's Speech at the Opening Ceremony of the World Media Summit)
Radio Free Asia, October 12, 2009
Related news:
As China Cranks Up PR Machine, Media Groups want Openness
New Europe, October 12, 2009

Media Urged to Provide 'Fair' Reportage
Xinhua News Agency, October 12, 2009
绝食49天 嫌犯死在看守所 (30-year-old Man Dies in Beijing Detention Center, 49 Days into Hunger Strike)
Chengdu Economic Daily, October 12, 2009

Public Health
China to Stop Mandatory Hepatitis B Tests: State Media
Agence France-Presse, October 11, 2009

中国近千万老人无法生活自理 (Close to 10 Million Elderly Chinese are Unable to Care for Themselves)
Radio Free Asia, October 10, 2009

Realpolitik Hits Dalai Lama’s Cause
Financial Times, October 07, 2009