Eric Kaltman

China Rejects U.S. Criticism on Religion – Guardian

From the Guardian: “Beijing accused a U.S. advisory panel on Tuesday of taking “potshots” at China in a report that accuses the government of imprisoning and torturing people for practicing their religion. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom said in its findings last week that every religious community in China continues to be subject […]

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China Warns of “Population Rebound” – Reuters

From Reuters: “China’s top family planning official has warned that the country, the world’s most populous, could face a population rebound as the newly rich pay to have more children, state media reported on Monday. Zhang Weiqing, director of the National Population and Family Planning Commission, also said rural residents were still marrying below the […]

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Can Boot Camp Cure ‘Internet Addiction’? – CBS

From CBS News: ” The camp looks military, but it’s really an in-patient medical clinic, treating perhaps the world’s newest disorder — Internet addiction. How do you end up there? Ask 18-year-old Li Hongye. He says all he thought about was Internet games, even when he was sleeping. A game with toy guns is part […]

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New MySpace China Tells Users to Spy on Each Other –

From a Texyt Blog article: “MySpace, which already has more than 100 million users worldwide, is backed by News Corporation, one of the world’s largest media groups. The company formally announced MySpace China yesterday, and the site went live shortly after midnight in China, with a layout which mimics that of its main global site […]

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Chinese Seek Answers in Organ Scandal – AP

From the Associated Press by way of the Guardian: “Clutching a grimy tote bag filled with legal documents and photos of her executed son, Meng Zhaoping is trying to argue her way past a security guard at the provincial high court for the second day in a row. All she wants is an audience with […]

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