China News Broadcast, May 16, 2013: Kunming Protest, Mysterious White Foam

Created: 2013-05-16 17:13 EST

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 In today’s NTD China News, the Pentagon is speculating whether the Chinese regime is develop missile intercepting capabilities, after it launched a mysterious object into space earlier this week.

 
Blind Chinese rights activist Chen Guangcheng has urged the European Parliament to take specific steps against “evil forces” within the Chinese regime.
 
Chinese rights lawyer, Jiang Tianyong, tells NTD about a brainwashing center he and others tried to visit this week. He says it’s used to force Falun Gong practitioners to give up their beliefs. Jiang and the other lawyers were beaten and detained by police after that visit.
 
Residents in Kunming have protested for the second time in a week against a state-run petrochemical plant.
 
Chinese actress Li Bingbing has joined the fight against illegal ivory trade, by raising awareness of the killing of elephant that is fuelled by ivory demand in China.
 
Chinese tourists to Australia have a new attraction at the Sydney Harbor Bridge, as Australian tourism authorities look to boost travelers from the Mainland.
 
Residents in Nanjing, Zhejiang province are dumbfounded by a mysterious white foam that oozed out of a cracked street on Saturday.