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Top China Stories from WSJ: Wukan Votes, Defense Spending Rises, Wahaha Expands

A village rebellion last year ends in a democratic vote, China says it will boost its defense spending by 11.2% in 2012, the death toll from an explosion at a chemical plant in northern China last week rises to 25.
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Top China Stories from WSJ: Wukan Votes, Demands in Sudan, China’s Facebook?

Local Interest / China : China Journal - (3 years ago)

Villagers in southern China take a first step towards democratic government, Sudanese rebels holding Chinese workers ask China to pressure Khartoum, investors flock to China's social media companies amid Facebook IPO fever and more. Read Post

Wukan, tiny village in China that staged open rebellion, gets the right to vote

News : BlogPost (3 years ago)

Five months ago, thousands of residents of a tiny fishing village in China’s Guangdong province staged an unlikely rebellion. For weeks, the residents of Wukan faced down a police siege before ultimately deposing their Communist Par... Read Post

Rebel China village takes first step in democratic vote

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Villagers in China whose rebellion against local officials last year grabbed the headlines kicked off a key process on Wednesday that will see them hold their first-ever open, democratic elections. Residents in Wukan in the wealthy ... Read Post

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