Monday reading

A random selection of Monday reading: Police Threaten to Prosecute Wang Shuo
Police have threatened to prosecute bad boy novelist Chinese author Wang Shuo after he confessed he takes drugs and visits prostitutes during an interview on a Phoenix TV talk show. Ping Ke has some commentary on this (in Chinese).

Global Voices: People’s Conferences
Translations of Chinese blog posts and comments about the current session of the National People’s Congress and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

Sinosplice: Oriental Virgin
See her for yourself.

Yahoo News: Chinese lawmaker wants Starbucks ousted
More pressure on Starbucks to leave the Forbidden City. Ho hum.

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