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Family of China’s ex-premier Wen Jiabao in new financial scandal

Family of China’s ex-premier Wen Jiabao in new financial scandal

China’s censors block more overseas websites to limit fallout from “JPMorgan affair” Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The family of China’s ex-premier Wen Jiabao is once again the focus of a financial scandal – this time concerning fat payouts from a Wall Street bank in return for business deals in China. The […]

8-year-old becomes China’s youngest lung cancer victim

8-year-old becomes China’s youngest lung cancer victim

China’s toxic air showing no signs of improvement chinaworker.info An unnamed 8-year-old Jiangsu girl has been diagnosed with lung cancer, China’s youngest known victim of the disease. Doctors at the hospital treating her blame exposure to air pollution for the girl’s condition. The news has generated enormous debate over the […]

Zhejiang: Hospital workers’ strike a call for change

Zhejiang: Hospital workers’ strike a call for change

Brutal attacks on doctors and nurses is a sign of a broken healthcare system Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info Several hundred Zhejiang hospital workers in white coats walked out on strike on 28 October. The staff at Wenling’s No. 1 People’s Hospital were mourning their colleague, Wang Yunjie, who three days earlier was stabbed […]

China: Terrorism comes to Tiananmen Square

China: Terrorism comes to Tiananmen Square

Chinese state steps up repression against Uighurs and other national minorities chinaworker.info Monday’s deadly incident in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, one of the most symbolic and heavily policed sites in China, has been classified as a “terrorist attack” by Chinese media today after much initial uncertainty. At around noon on Monday […]

“Free Wu Guijun” – protests in 13 cities around the world

“Free Wu Guijun” – protests in 13 cities around the world

Support grows in campaign for release of imprisoned workers’ representative chinaworker.info and CWI reporters It is now five months since Wu Guijun, a migrant worker employed at the Diweixin Product Factory in Shenzhen, was taken into detention by police. Wu had been elected by his workmates during a month-long strike against […]