Beijing correspondents received phone calls from public security officers Friday warning them to “obey reporting rules” in China, perhaps indicating there may be tighter-than-usual reporting conditions this weekend in Beijing. Please be aware of the situation and notify us if you encounter any problems or interference with your work.
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“According to the Beijing News, reporters were informed by the Beijing Information office that relevant authorities in Beijing emphasize: in order to interview anyone in Beijing, you must adhere to relevant national law, apply for and obtain consent from the individual or institution being interviewed, show your press credentials and follow relevant law.”
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