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  1. Officials attempt to suppress 'human flesh search engines'

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Authorities in Shenzhen plan to put an end to 'human flesh search engines', a controversial collaborative search method by netizens that has left officials red-faced ... be suspended if they took part in human flesh searches, the Southern Metropolis News reported. Human flesh searches- known as renrou- are used to name and shame individuals who have outraged ...

  2. Companies face increasing awareness of workers' rights

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... competitiveness. But times have changed, and the mainland is seeing a growing awareness of labour rights protection. On November 9, Huawei put its controversial plan on hold after rising public anxiety that other companies would try to introduce similar schemes prompted the All-China Federation of Trade Unions to step in. Huawei planned to offer a bonus to all its long-serving employees to get them ...

  3. Mainland parents lash out at Leung ban on HK births

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... had the right of abode, regardless of the parents' immigration status. 'Now, overnight, Leung has made a final decision on a controversial issue, without consulting parents, the Hong Kong people or the Court of Final Appeal. It's total one-party rule, as imposed by mainland authorities, with no democracy, no human rights.' Zhou said that, unlike a decade or two ...

  4. News - China - FACTORIES

    Migrant rights groups report forced evictions in Shenzhen

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 04:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Workers’ rights groups in the manufacturing hub of Shenzhen are being forcibly evicted from their offices, scholars have said in an open letter, urging ... of harassment against NGOs in Shenzhen,” said Geoffrey Crowthall, spokesperson for Hong Kong-based monitoring group China Labour Bulletin. Crowthall said local government was involved in the moves ...

  5. 35 billion yuan rights issue set to go ahead

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission. China Banking Regulatory Commission approved the bank's rights issue plan on Monday. The bank said in July that it wished to raise ... billion, China Merchants Bank's rights issue included. But volatile market conditions have caused banks to slow down. Steven Chan, head of Asian financial equity research at MF Global Hong ...

  6. China still groping in the dark on law enforcement

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... is serious about enforcing the rule of law. At the same time as Mr Lin was avoiding prosecution, the government was announcing that it would unveil a human rights action plan at the end of the year. According to the State Council Information Office, key parts of the two-year scheme for improving human rights on the mainland will involve strengthening the legal system and protecting ...

  7. A celebrity- thanks to one, foul, character

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Chen Shuwei spoke to Fiona Tam Shenzhen resident Chen Shuwei has filed 187 lawsuits against three major telecommunications companies- China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom- ... the rulings. He was detained for 15 days last month. Why did you file so many lawsuits against telecoms operators? I filed the first lawsuit against China Mobile in 2004 over a trap clause. ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Jan 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... international human rights standards in detaining American-based dissident Wang Bingzhang. The rights group said the detention was arbitrary and had contravened the Universal Declaration of Human ... Ex-Trading company boss receives death sentence The manager of a trading company involved in one of China's biggest smuggling cases was sentenced to death by a Shenzhen court ...

  9. Angang Steel cleared for dual rights issue to raise 20b yuan

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Angang Steel announced last night it had been given approval for the first dual A and H-share rights issue to raise up to 20 billion yuan to finance a production plant in Liaoning province. The China Securities Regulatory Commission has told the Hong Kong and Shenzhen-listed steelmaker it can issue 1.1 billion shares at 15.40 yuan each to its shareholders and up ...

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    China Digest

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cookers and microwaves as part of a 40-day promotion that was launched on Friday by the China Household Electrical Appliances Association, the Shenzhen Economic Daily reports. Rise in cabs' ... , provincial human resource officials said they will create about 390,000 jobs for labourers over the next three years, the Dazhong Daily reports. The positions will be offered through job fairs held ...




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