Thursday, December 31, 2009

China: Children Make New Year Red Lanterns

A young girl shows her handmade New Year Red Lanterns---Children learning to make New Year Red Lanterns in Zhongsheng Kindergarten in Lianyungang, Jiangsu Province

Red Lanterns sell well for New Year Via Xinhua News Agency

Children draw their New Year hopes in Northern China
Via Xinhua News Agency

More photos here Children greet New Year with Sports Meeting
Via China Daily

Monday, December 28, 2009

China Human Rights Activist Liu Xiao Bo Sentenced To 11 Years

Chinese Demonstrators outside the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong hold signs urging that President Obama to demand that China release Human Rights Activist Liu Xiao Bo arrested for organizing academic professionals and calling for democratic legal reforms.

Chinese Activists should not expect much "Hope-n-Change" from the Obama Administration, in February Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that money is more important than human rights.

A Chinese Undercover Police Thug, pulls down a sign from supporters of Liu Xiaobo, outside the Court House where the Human Rights Activists was on Trial just before Christmas---Liu who was on Trial just before Christmas, his conviction was all but certain by a Chinese Kangaroo Court, was sentenced to 11 years in Prison.

On the 06 January, I wrote here that China began a huge crackdown on writers, artists, intellectuals and others who dared to sign a charter calling for democratic reforms.

More here Via China Digital Times

Thursday, December 17, 2009

CNN Jack Cafferty: "...every nation should adopt China's One Child Policy..."

CNN Jack Cafferty says, "...The Chinese instituted a policy limiting the number of children each family can have 30 years ago and they claim that since that time, they have prevented 400 million births and saved carbon emissions to the tune of 18 million tons a year....every nation should adopt China's One Child Policy..."

More here Jack Cafferty all but endorses Global One Child Policy to Fight Climate Change Via NewsBusters

Friday, December 11, 2009

China Preparing For "Year of the Tiger"

Paper Cuts created by Yang Yi, in China Hejin, Shanxi Province.

The Tiger symbolizes such character traits as bravery, competitiveness and unpredictability---Tigers love to be challenged and will accept any challenge if it means protecting their loved one or their honor.

Year of the Tiger begins 14 February, 2010

More here from Chinese Zodiac

Related: Vivid Tiger Paintings Greet Year of the Tiger Via Sina

Thursday, December 10, 2009

China Claims "One Child Policy" Helps To Slow Global Warming

As goofy as China's "One Child Policy" is---China now claims that its policy of population control helps to slow global warming.

More here from Xinhua News Agency

Monday, December 7, 2009

China Tragedy---Lead Poisoning in Children

A young girl looks out of her sparse classroom in China, Fujian Province, more than 3,000 children in Fujian, Yunnan and Shannaxi Provinces have tested positive for lead poisoning.

A most terrible human tragedy. Childhood lead poisoning can lead to permanent brain damage no region of the brain is spared from lead exposure.

Lead poisoning in China have stirred many Chinese to anger as deaths and related illnesses have shaken the very foundation of villages.

More here from China Digital Times

Related Post: Many Villagers Decline Offer to Escape Lead

Friday, December 4, 2009

Chinese Lawyer Arrested Over Twitter

Tang Jingling, a Chinese Lawyer in Guangdong has been arrested for speaking to a university class about online censorship.

More here from Reporters Without Borders

H/T: Radio Free Asia

China Censorship---Shuts Down Yeeyan

Internet Cafe in China, Changzhi, Shanxi Province

China shuts down Yeeyan website which translated Guardian stories.

Related Posts: Would you consider leaving China because of Internet Blocks? Via Danwei

Former Chinese Journalist Comments on Beijing Media Control
Via The Epoch Times

Comrade Obama: "The rise of a strong prosperous China can be a source of strength for the community of nations." Via Bluegrass Pundit