Photo from Davide Martini.
A few links to start off your day:
- Protests do work — Shanghai lowers fees for truck drivers.
- Are China’s high-speed trains heading off the rails? asks the Washington Post.
- Attitudes are shifting on shark’s fin soup, says the NYT.
- Dissident writer Liao Yiwu has been barred from travelling to New York for a literary festival.
- Hunan court orders halt to demolition of houses after farmer sets himself on fire.
- Sichuan farmer finds orphaned black bear cubs.