Ariana Eunjung Cha
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Jul 07, 2009 New Ethnic Violence Flares in China
QUOTE: The continuing violence underscored the extent of the mistrust between Uighurs and Han Chinese and how close the city [Urumqi] remains to another major bloody clash.
Washington Post Jun 27, 2009 Authoritarian Regimes Censor News From Iran
QUOTE: pro-democracy protests that appeared to inspire and energize one another broke out in Eastern Europe, Burma, China and elsewhere. Not all evolved into full-fledged revolutions, but communist regimes fell in a broad swath of countries, and the global balance of power shifted. A similar infectiousness has shown up in subtle acts of defiance by democracy advocates around the world this week.
Washington Post May 29, 2009 Caught in China's Aggressive Swine Flu Net: Quarantine Measures Keep Cases Down but Virtually Imprison Healthy Travelers
QUOTE: China has become increasingly vigilant -- throwing several thousand foreigners and Chinese nationals into quarantine facilities for having little more than a cough, runny nose or slight temperature and having been in contact with someone with a suspected case of swine flu....From a public relations standpoint, however, China's medical checks and quarantine procedures have been a disaster.
Washington Post Dec 24, 2008 China's Capital Cases Still Secret, Arbitrary
QUOTE: Starting in 2007, China began for the first time in more than two decades to require a final review of every capital case by the Supreme People's Court. The hope was to reduce the number of executions and bring some consistency to a process that had been handled unevenly by lower courts....But in a largely closed legal system directed by party committees, the changes have not been as far-reaching as the statistics suggest, and consistency remains a distant goal.
Washington Post Apr 14, 2008 New Law Gives Chinese Workers Power, Gives Businesses Nightmares
QUOTE: The law -- designed to combat forced labor, withholding of pay, unwarranted dismissals and other abuses -- represents a major victory for Chinese workers who for decades have complained of companies that would stop at nothing to wring out profits...For companies already struggling with inflation, high energy costs, the falling dollar and an environmental crackdown, however, the new law has been devastating.
Washington Post Sep 05, 2007 Asians Say Trade Complaints Bring Out the Bully in China
QUOTE: In dealing with product safety complaints from the United States, China has sought to convince a concerned American public that it has reformed and is doing all it can to ensure the safety of its products. But its dealings with other, less-developed countries or those in vulnerable political positions are a different story, according to Husniah and officials in the Philippines and Malaysia.
Washington Post Jul 19, 2007 Safety Falters As Chinese Quiet Those Who Cry Foul
QUOTE: The case of Zhang [Zhijian] and other would-be whistleblowers opens a window into the weaknesses of China's regulatory system, which in recent months has come under global criticism after a string of recalls of unsafe pet food, toothpaste, toys, tires and seafood.
Washington Post Apr 19, 2007 Advocates Sue Yahoo In Chinese Torture Case
QUOTE: A human rights group sued Yahoo on Wednesday, accusing the Internet giant of abetting the torture of pro-democracy writers by releasing data that allowed China's government to identify them.
Washington Post Apr 10, 2007 Taking a Harder Line on Piracy: After Six Years of Talk and Little Action, The U.S. Toughens Its Stance on China
QUOTE: The Bush administration fired another salvo in its campaign against Chinese trade practices yesterday, announcing suits to force Beijing to crack down on rampant counterfeiting and drop restrictions on the distribution of American music, movies and books.
Washington Post Apr 03, 2007 U.S. Puts Tariffs on Chinese Paper: More Actions Anticipated Over Subsidy System
QUOTE: Chinese industry and trade groups accused the Bush administration on Monday of a misguided and hypocritical approach to trade for its decision last week to slap steep tariffs on certain Chinese-made paper. The United States contends the glossy paper is subsidized by the Chinese state. But China's Ministry of Commerce called the economic sanctions "unacceptable."
Washington Post May 23, 2006 AIDS Drug Trial Turned Away: Protests by Prostitutes in Cambodia Ended Tenofovir Testing
QUOTE: Objections have focused on the study's subjects: prostitutes, usually poor, who critics say are being taken advantage of. In trying to get a better deal for those women, they have managed to slow the testing of what many scientists consider the best hope to stop AIDS in the underdeveloped world.
Washington Post Sep 06, 2005 Influx of Relief Workers Spurs Tension Over Housing Priorities
QUOTE: Each worker the Federal Emergency Management Agency brings in creates more competition for housing and other basic necessities for victims of the hurricane...."I just don't understand it. How can they have air-conditioned tents and trailers so quickly for themselves and nothing for us?"...
Washington Post Jul 03, 2005 Alliance Raised Hope in Fight Against Spam: Mistrust of Microsoft Ended Effort to Use Single Standard
QUOTE: In 2003, Meng Wong and a friend wrote a program with the bold goal of helping to save e-mail. Wong, a 29-year-old tech entrepreneur, worried that the worldwide message system was in danger of being overwhelmed by spam, phishing and other online scourges. He released the software on the Internet for everyone to use free.
Washington Post Jun 26, 2005 Viruses, Security Issues Undermine Internet: Experts Contemplate New Version
QUOTE: He and a few colleagues began investigating and discovered that a hacker had taken advantage of yet another security hole. As many as 1,000 companies had effectively had their connections "poisoned," so when their employees typed in legitimate addresses they were taken to bogus Web destinations.
Washington Post Feb 20, 2005 Firms Make It Their Business To Push Health: Incentives, Monitoring Aimed at Cutting Costs
QUOTE: The move is driven, the companies say, by soaring health insurance costs. They say that the fitter their workers are, the fewer claims they are likely to file. But some workers rights groups worry that these programs, while well intentioned, set a precedent for allowing employers to get involved in private aspects of people's lives.
Washington Post Feb 03, 2005 After Death, a Struggle for Their Digital Remains
QUOTE: ...when he was killed last week in an enemy ambush, one of the first things they did was to contact the company that hosted their son's account. They wanted to know how to access the data and preserve it. But who owns the material is a source of intense debate.
Washington Post Nov 07, 2004 Some Shoppers Find Fewer Happy Returns: Databases Limit 'Excessive' Exchanges
QUOTE: As more personal information is collected into databases, computers have been handed increasing power to make decisions about our everyday lives...consumer and privacy advocacy groups who say many databases have incomplete, incorrect or misleading information.
Washington Post Jul 01, 2004 Underclass of Workers Created in Iraq: Many Foreign Laborers Receive Inferior Pay, Food and Shelter
QUOTE: "I cursed my fate -- not having a feeling my life was secure, knowing I could not go back, and being treated like a kind of animal," said Ajayakumar, who worked for less than $7 a day.
Washington Post Apr 06, 2003 Product Protesters Face Tough Going: Confusion Over Corporate Identities
QUOTE: With passions inflamed, and customers holding widely disparate opinions, multinationals are downplaying disagreeable associations in the markets they serve while emphasizing the depth of their local roots.
Washington Post Feb 17, 2003 At NASA, Concerns on Contractors: Shuttle Manager Called for Less Dependence in '01 Report
QUOTE: In a report to his bosses 17 months ago, space shuttle program manager Ronald D. Dittemore expressed concern that the unconventional public-private partnership entrusted with overseeing shuttle missions was nearing a breaking point
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