Sichuan recovery continues apace

Recovery from the Sichuan earthquake disaster continues apace. The level of support for the affected population has been truly remarkable – huge numbers of aid workers, soldiers, government officials and volunteers have worked tirelessly to provide food, clean water, accommodation, medicine and healthcare. Xinhua reports that the quake relief headquarters met for the 24th time … [Read more…]

US congressman opposes House resolution on China

Republican congressman Ron Paul issues unexpected defence of China. (from Xinhua: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-08/04/content_8934651.htm) WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) — U.S. Republican congressman Ron Paul of Texas described the recent resolution by the House of Representatives on China’s human rights situation as “ill-conceived” and “hypocritical” and he urged the U.S. legislature to deal with human rights abuses in … [Read more…]

China: the world’s leading renewable energy producer

Xinhua: China unleashes clean revolution (1 August 2008) A report published on Friday hails China as the world’s leading renewable energy producer, overtaking more developed economies in exploiting valuable economic opportunities, creating green-collar jobs and leading development of critical low carbon technologies. The report was released by the Climate Group, an independent organization that works … [Read more…]

Report: Spirited rally launches Hands off China campaign

The Communist Party of Great Britain (Marxist-Leninist) (CPGB-ML) launched the Hands off China campaign at a spirited and militant rally in central London on the evening of Saturday 19 July, attended by some 50 people. The speakers were Comrades Harpal Brar, Chairman of the CPGB-ML; Jack Shapiro, veteran British communist and staunch friend of China … [Read more…]

Meeting reported in Xinhua

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-07/20/content_8576443.htm Britain’s Communist Party launches “Hand-0ff-China” campaign The Communist Party of Great Britain launched on Saturday night a campaign in support of China amidst the China-bashing craze among western media. The campaign dubbed “Hands off China” is aimed to defend China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, support the “One China” principle and the country’s just stands … [Read more…]

Successful launch meeting (quick report)

A full report will appear here soon, but in the meantime it suffices to say that the launch meeting was a great success. It was very well attended, and there was a lively spirit to the occasion. The speeches, by comrades Jack Shapiro, Kojo Amoo Gottfried, Avtar Jouhl, Keith Bennett and Harpal Brar were all … [Read more…]

Hands off China launch meeting – 19 July 2008

The Hands off China launch meeting will be held on Saturday 19 July 2008, from 6 to 9 pm. Venue: Kings Cross Neighbourhood Centre 51 Argyle Street London WC1H 8EF View map Speakers include: Jack Shapiro – Veteran Friend of China Harpal Brar – Chairman, CPGB-ML; Editor, Lalkar Keith Bennett Others invited Please come to … [Read more…]