Briefs, October 19, 2012

PUBLISHED : Friday, 19 October, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 19 October, 2012, 5:15am

Cadre sues after being jailed for subversion

A village cadre sued Chongqing's labour camp committee last week after he was jailed for two years for inciting subversion by reposting microblog entries that criticised the government, Southern Metropolis News reported. Fiona Tam

Visa cancelled over 'rights criticism'

Former US ambassador to China Jon Huntsman, who had been due to attend a conference in Shanghai last month, said in a magazine interview that Beijing cancelled his visa because of his criticism of human rights and other issues. Staff Reporter

Exhibition of Shang dynasty artefacts

The National Palace Museum in Taipei and two mainland institutions will exhibit artefacts from the late Shang dynasty (1,200BC) from today until February 19. Lawrence Chung