Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Corruption

校舍质量依然牵动人心 (No Improvement in Quality of School Buildings after 2008 Sichuan Quake)
The New York Times, April 28, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/04/28/cc28wangqiang/

Culture

Obama’s Comedy Is Anything But Routine for Chinese Audience
China Realtime Report, April 30, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/04/30/obamas-comedy-is-anything-but-routine-for-chinese-audience/?mod=WSJBlog

Ethnic Groups

北京中央民族大学维吾尔学生被汉族学生群殴
Tensions at University in Beijing After Uyghur Student Assaulted
Radio Free Asia, April 30, 2013
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/nu-04292013145918.html
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/university-04292013182905.html

Human Rights Defenders

山东临沂对陈光诚大哥家骚扰迫害升级 (Home of Chen Guangcheng’s Brother is Repeatedly Attacked at Night)
Voice of America, April 30, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/shandong-chen-guangfu-20130430/1651484.html

陈光诚侄子狱中患病治疗遭拒 向联合国求助 (Denied Medical Treatment, Chen Guangcheng’s Imprisoned Nephew Asks UN for Help)
Voice of America, April 30, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/chen-guangchengs-newphew-has-acute-appendicitics-20130429/1651295.html

Authorities Drop Charges Against Chen Guangcheng's Relatives
Radio Free Asia, April 29, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/chen-guangcheng-04292013104921.html

Law

China's Mental Health Law to Take Effect
Xinhua News Agency, April 30, 2013
http://english.sina.com/china/2013/0430/586758.html

Media

缅甸首次批准外国日报出版发行 (Myanmar Approves, for First Time, Publishing of Foreign Newspaper)
Xinhua News Agency, April 30, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/w/2013-04-30/213326994602.shtml

Protests and Petitions

Four Held After Fresh Clashes in China's Wukan
Radio Free Asia, April 29, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/clashes-04292013140335.html

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

美国防部长称美承认钓鱼岛处在日本管辖之下 (U.S. Defense Secretary: U.S. Recognizes Diaoyu Islands Are Within Japan’s Jurisdiction)
People's Daily, April 30, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/w/2013-04-30/163526993776.shtml

Overlap of U.S., China Interests on DPRK Only Goes So Far
China Daily, April 30, 2013
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/2013-04/30/content_16463773.htm

New Database Focuses on China's Secretive Aid to Africa
Reuters, April 29, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/30/us-china-africa-aid-idUSBRE93T01Z20130430

Related:
Domestic Critics Carp Over Extent of China's Munificence Towards Africa
The Guardian, April 30, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2013/apr/29/china-critics-aid-package-africa

Africa's Future Leaders Benefit from Beijing's Desire to Win Hearts and Minds
The Guardian, April 30, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2013/apr/29/africa-future-leaders-china-aid-programme

Arctic Council: EU Out But China Likely in, Academics Say
Nunatsiaq News, April 30, 2013
http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674arctic_council_eu_out_but_china_likely_in_academics_say/

Experts Baffled by China-India Border Stand-off Amid Improving Ties
South China Morning Post, April 30, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1226203/experts-baffled-china-india-border-stand-amid-improving-ties

Related:
India to Take ‘Every Step’ to Deal with Chinese Incursion
Financial Times, April 30, 2013
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/d0cdaf44-b164-11e2-b324-00144feabdc0.html

Taiwan

Taiwan Will Not Promote 'Independence,' Ma Says
Xinhua News Agency, April 30, 2013
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2013/04/30/Taiwan%2Bwill%2Bnot%2Bpromote%2Bindependence%2BMa%2Bsays/

XUAR

中国当局逮捕19名卷入新疆暴力的“恐怖分子” (Chinese Authorities Arrest 19 “Terrorists” Involved in Xinjiang Violence)
Voice of America, April 30, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-xin-jiang-uprest-20130430/1651461.html

Opinion

Why the China Dream Might Be a Mirage
Bloomberg, April 29, 2013
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-29/why-the-china-dream-might-be-a-mirage.html

Jonathan Kay: China’s Ruthless Foreign Policy is Changing the World in Dangerous Ways
National Post, April 29, 2013
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/04/29/jonathan-kay-chinas-ruthless-foreign-policy-is-changing-the-world-in-dangerous-ways/

Monday, April 29, 2013

Business and Human Rights

Hollywood Bows to China Censors
Stuff, April 29, 2013
http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/film/8608942/Hollywood-bows-to-China-censors

Related:
Hollywood Searches For 'Pot Of Gold' In China
National Public Radio, April 29, 2013
http://www.npr.org/2013/04/29/179762909/hollywood-pushes-to-beak-into-chinese-film-market

Consumer Product Safety

China Demand for Baby Formula Puts Squeeze on Europe
Associated Press, April 29, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1224680/china-demand-baby-formula-puts-squeeze-europe

Corruption

China's Bosses Criticized over High Pay
Financial Times, April 29, 2013
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/29/business/china-bosses-criticized-pay/

Chinese Military Cracks Down on License Plates and Corruption
Reuters, April 28, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/28/us-china-military-vehicles-idUSBRE93R08620130428?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Disasters

China Accused of Covering Up Quake Damage
Radio Free Asia, April 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/earthquake-04262013105411.html

Freedom of Association and Assembly

"寻找林昭的灵魂" ,45周年纪念活动受阻 (Authorities Curtail Commemoration of 45th Anniversary of Lin Zhao’s Death)
Deutsche Welle, April 29, 2013
http://dw.de/p/18Oru

Related:
胡耀邦三子胡德华参加聚会纪念林昭 (Hu Yaobang’s Son Attends Commemoration of Lin Zhao)
Voice of America, April 29, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/beijing-heaby-weight-liberals-gather-to-remember-lin-zhao-20130429/1650712.html

Health

上海1名H7N9确诊患者死亡 (H7N9 Update: One More Death in Shanghai)
Sina, April 29, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-29/171426987557.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

艾未未促中国公民克服恐惧建立勇气社会 (Ai Weiwei in U.S. Press Urges Chinese Citizens to Overcome Fear, Establish Brave Society)
Voice of America, April 28, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/ai-weiwei-calls-for-courage-to-fight-tyrannys-20130428/1650281.html

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

Turkey Becomes Partner of China, Russia-led Security Bloc
Reuters, April 26, 2013
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/04/26/uk-turkey-shanghai-idUKBRE93P17220130426

China Investment Deal Raises Red Flags in China
Deutsche Welle, April 26, 2013
http://www.dw.de/china-investment-deal-raises-red-flags-in-canada/a-16775194

Call for New Zealand to Cut Ties with China
ONE News, April 27, 2013
http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/call-new-zealand-cut-ties-china-5419228

Chinese NGOs Reach Out to African Countries
China Daily, April 29, 2013
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2013-04/29/content_16461327.htm

China's Changing Calculus on North Korea
Asia Times Online, April 29, 2013
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Korea/KOR-01-290413.html

Welcoming PM’s Statement, China ‘ready to work with India’ to Resolve Border Row
The Hindu, April 29, 2013
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/world/welcoming-pms-statement-china-ready-to-work-with-india-to-resolve-border-row/article4663556.ece

Labor

习近平在同全国劳动模范代表座谈时的讲话(全文) (Xi Jinping: Working Class Must Play Dominant Role in Advancing Society)
People's Daily, April 29, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130429/u1a7359026.html

Land, Property, Housing

乌坎村村民堵路抗议牧场毁房与警对峙 (Wukan Villagers Stage Mass Protest over Delay in Solving Land Problem)
Radio Free Asia, April 28, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql-04282013153931.html

Media

Satirizing China With the ‘China Daily Show’
“狂人日报”网站用嘲讽表达观点
The New York Times, April 26, 2013
EN:http://rendezvous.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/25/satirizing-china-with-the-china-daily-show/
CH:http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/04/27/c27satire/

Political and Economic Reform

Xi follows in Mao's Footsteps on Path to Consolidate Power
South China Morning Post, April 29, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1225503/xi-follows-maos-footsteps-path-consolidate-power

Tibet

青海囊谦七藏人被捕藏民集体请愿 玉树灾民面临居无住所困境 (Seven Tibetans Arrested in Qinghai)
Radio Free Asia, April 28, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-04282013154829.html

XUAR

Doubts Over China Government Claims on Xinjiang Attack
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 29, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22319579

Related:
新疆授予15名烈士及另9人反恐勇士称号 (XUAR Calls 15 Killed in Xinjiang and 9 Others “Counterterrorism Warriors”)
Xinhua News Agency, April 29, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-29/153426987295.shtml

Second Clash Reported in Xinjiang
Radio Free Asia, April 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/violence-04262013165708.html

Opinion

What China and Russia Don't Get About Soft Power
Foreign Policy, April 29, 2013
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/04/29/what_china_and_russia_don_t_get_about_soft_power?page=0,0&wp_login_redirect=0

Is China Pivoting to the Gulf?
Al Arabiya, April 29, 2013
http://english.alarabiya.net/en/2013/04/28/Is-China-pivoting-to-the-Gulf-.html

Friday, April 26, 2013

Freedom of Association and Assembly

民众悼念林昭 当局提前禁止 (Authorities Hinder Mourning of Lin Zhao as Her Memorial Day (4/29) Approaches)
Radio Free Asia, April 25, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-04252013102848.html

Health

New Bird Flu Study Clears Up Key Question, But Raises Others
China Realtime Report, April 26, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/04/26/new-bird-flu-study-clears-up-key-question-but-raises-others/

Human Rights Defenders

拍摄报道民间声援异议人士女儿 博讯记者孙林面临刑事拘留
Chinese Journalist Held For Filming School Campaign
Radio Free Asia, April 26, 2013
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql-04252013102531.html
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/zhang-anni-04252013134310.html

For more information on Zhang Lin and Zhang Anni, see:
合肥声援张安妮就学活动遭清场
Police End Protest in Support of 10-Year-Old’s Right to Attend School
Human Rights in China, April 17, 2013
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6586
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6644

Intellectual Property Rights

国内最大盗版高清门户被查封:30名员工或拘留 (Govt. Cracks Down on Largest Portal for Pirated HD Movies: 30 Face Detention)
The Beijing Times, April 26, 2013
http://tech.sina.com.cn/i/2013-04-26/02398281963.shtml

Related:
China Cracks Down on Pirated Movie Sites
Economic Observer, April 26, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/ens/2013/0426/243171.shtml

International Human Rights

Hollande 'Sacrificing' Rights on China Visit
Agence France-Presse, April 25, 2013
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/hollande-sacrificing-rights-china-visit

Related:
Jours ordinaires en Chine (Ordinary Days in China)
Liberation, April 25, 2013
http://www.liberation.fr/monde/2013/04/25/jours-ordinaires-en-chine_899113

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

China, France Stress a Multipolar World as Hollande Visits Beijing
South China Morning Post, April 26, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1223028/china-france-vow-promote-multipolar-world

China's Demand for Milk Sees It Become New Zealand's Top Export Market for First Time
Associated Press, April 26, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/chinas-demand-for-milk-sees-it-become-new-zealands-top-export-market-for-first-time/2013/04/26/1eb33ab0-ae33-11e2-b240-9ef3a72c67cc_story.html

Sovereignty of Countries Should be Respected in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding China
Xinhua News Agency, April 26, 2013
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.asp?id=138987

China Warns US on Turning Away Investers
Agence France-Presse, April 26, 2013
http://www.theage.com.au/business/world-business/china-warns-us-on-turning-away-investors-20130426-2ii04.html

Indian Foreign Minister to Visit China Amid Border Spat
Agence France-Presse, April 25, 2013
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hdxDlm_wivj1Y7scKvwnEuOhTOZg

Aquino: PHL Gets ASEAN Support on Maritinme Dispute with China
GMA News, April 25, 2013
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/305587/news/nation/aquino-phl-gets-asean-support-on-maritime-dispute-with-china

Related:
China Slams Philippine Bid to 'Legalise' Occupation of Islands
South China Morning Post, April 26, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1223845/china-slams-philippine-bid-legalise-occupation-islands

China Props Up Pyongyang over US Fears
Al Jazeera, April 25, 2013
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2013/04/201342411953682220.html

China, EU Hold First-Ever Dialogue on Higher Education
Xinhua News Agency, April 26, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/culture/2013-04/26/c_124633047.htm

Romance! Money! Intrigue! It's Model UN ... in China
The Atlantic, April 25, 2013
http://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/04/romance-money-intrigue-its-model-un-in-china/275308/

Chinese Development Projects in Burma Draw Local Protests
Voice of America, April 26, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/chinese-development-projects-in-burma-draw-local-projects/1648716.html

Letpadaung Farmers Beaten, Shot at for Plowing Fields
The Irrawaddy, April 25, 2013
http://www.irrawaddy.org/archives/32995

Political and Economic Reform

China’s Leaders Warn on Financial Risks
Financial Times, April 26, 2013
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/c0d89da6-ae30-11e2-8316-00144feabdc0.html

Reeducation-Through-Labor

女法轮功学员诉说在辽宁马三家劳教所受酷刑与折磨 (Female Falun Gong Practitioner Tells of Being Tortured at Masanjia RTL Camp)
Radio Free Asia, April 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/nu-04242013153926.html

XUAR

习近平要求维稳新疆进行反恐演练 (Xi Calls for Stability in Xinjiang, Armed Police Proceed with Anti-Terrorism Drill)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 26, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/04/130426_china_xinjiang_xi.shtml

中国指责美国在巴楚事件上“混淆是非” (China Accuses U.S. of "Confusing Right and Wrong" on Recent Xinjiang Violence)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 26, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/04/130425_china_us_xinjiang.shtml

Opinion

地震撕裂中国互联网 (Lushan Quake Mangles China's Internet)
The New York Times, April 26, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/04/25/cc25quake/

Has Turkey Betrayed the West?
The Tower, April 26, 2013
http://www.thetower.org/article/has-turkey-betrayed-the-west/

The Great Firewall of China
Pasadena Weekly, April 25, 2013
http://www.pasadenaweekly.com/cms/story/detail/the_great_firewall_of_china/12074/

China Must Reform to Avoid Chaos
Sharnoff's Global Views, April 26, 2013
http://www.sharnoffsglobalviews.com/china-technology-018/

What's Behind the Sino-American Human Rights Spat?
The Atlantic, April 25, 2013
http://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/04/whats-behind-the-sino-american-human-rights-spat/275286/

Chinese Leftists Dumbfounded by Lack of Official Support after Mao Yushi Speech
South China Morning Post, April 26, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1223587/chinese-leftists-dumbfounded-lack-official-support-after-mao-yushi

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Business and Human Rights

2013 American Business in China White Paper
America Online, April 25, 2013
http://amchamchina.org/article/11206

Culture

薄熙來成文革光碟主角 北京街頭售賣 市民圍觀熱議 (Cultural Revolution DVD on Sale in Beijing Features Bo Xilai in Lead Role with Mao)
Ming Pao, April 25, 2013
http://premium.mingpao.com/cfm/mem_Login1.cfm?SuccessUrl=%2Fcfm%2FContent_News%2Ecfm%3FChannel%3Dca%26Path%3D168089048755%2Fcha1_er%2Ecfm

Corruption

China Presses Crackdown on Campaign Against Graft
中国拘留六名民间反腐活动人士
The New York Times, April 22, 2013
EN:http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/04/22/c22arrests/en/ CH:http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/04/22/c22arrests/

Cyber Security

Mandiant: No Drop in Chinese Hacking Despite Talk
China Realtime Report, April 24, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/04/24/mandiant-no-drop-in-chinese-hacking-despite-talk/

Business Group Appeals to China to Improve Internet Security, Allow Bigger Foreign Role
Associated Press, April 24, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/business-group-appeals-to-china-to-improve-internet-security-allow-bigger-foreign-role/2013/04/23/305f905c-ac93-11e2-9493-2ff3bf26c4b4_story.html

Health

China Bird Flu Virus “One of Most Lethal”
Irish Times, April 25, 2013
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/asia-pacific/china-bird-flu-virus-one-of-most-lethal-1.1371698

Human Rights Defenders

陈光福连连遭报复 屋院深夜受袭 (Exiled Activist’s Relatives Say Interrogation is Retaliation and Harassment)
Radio Free Asia, April 24, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy1-04242013144931.html

Related:
Chinese Officials Order Questioning of Exiled Activist’s Relatives
The New York Times, April 24, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/25/world/asia/chinese-officials-order-questioning-of-chen-guangchengs-relatives.html

Glimpses From the Life of China’s Jailed Nobel Laureate
刘晓波的狱中生涯
The New York Times, April 25, 2013
EN:http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/04/25/c25liu/en/ CH:http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/04/25/c25liu/

International Human Rights

U.S. Urges China to Free Nobel Dissident's Wife
Associated Press, April 24, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20130424/us-us-china-nobel/

Related:
美国促中国结束刘霞“法外软禁” (U.S. Urges China to End Liu Xia’s Extrajudicial House Arrest)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 25, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/04/130425_us_china_liu_xia.shtml

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

China Calls for Action on Lasting Peace in Middle East
Xinhua News Agency, April 25, 2013
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/777377.shtml#.UXlGIaKG18F

National Defense

U.S. Military Official Seeks Stronger U.S.-China Ties
Voice of America, April 25, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/dempsey-seeks-stronger-us-china-ties/1648556.html

Technology

Transparency Report
Google, April 25, 2013
http://www.google.com/transparencyreport/removals/government/

Tibet

Three Tibetans Die in Burning Protests
Radio Free Asia, April 24, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/three-04242013160540.html

Related:
藏区两僧人自焚身亡 (Two Tibetan Monks Die in Self-Immolation)
Voice of America, April 24, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/two-monks-tibet-20130424/1648195.html

XUAR

U.S. Presses China on Uygur Rights after Unrest
Agence France-Presse, April 25, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1222614/us-presses-china-uygur-rights-after-unrest

Related:
China Urges U.S., after Boston Bombings, to Condemn Xinjiang "Terrorism"
Reuters, April 25, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/25/us-china-xinjiang-idUSBRE93O0BC20130425

Opinion

We Must Break the Culture of Silence Over Sex Crimes
South China Morning Post, April 25, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1222248/we-must-break-culture-silence-over-sex-crimes

L'embarras de Paris sur la question des droits de l'homme en Chine (The Embarrassment of Paris on the Issue of Human Rights in China)
Le Figaro, April 24, 2013
http://www.lemonde.fr/asie-pacifique/article/2013/04/24/l-embarras-de-paris-sur-la-question-des-droits-de-l-homme-en-chine_3165338_3216.html

Can Xi Jinping Bring Change to China’s Military?
The Diplomat, April 24, 2013
http://thediplomat.com/flashpoints-blog/2013/04/24/can-xi-jinping-bring-change-to-chinas-military/

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Corruption

中国学生用现金收买英国导师被判刑 (Chinese Student in UK is Sentenced for Bribing Mentor and Carrying Fake Gun)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 24, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/uk/2013/04/130424_uk_chinese_student_bribery.shtml

Disasters

汶川震后为何仍有众多房屋垮塌
Why So Many Houses Collapsed in Sichuan
Economic Observer, April 24, 2013
CH: http://www.eeo.com.cn/2013/0422/243009.shtml
EN:http://www.eeo.com.cn/ens/2013/0424/243103.shtml

China NGOs Turn to WeChat to Aid Quake Rescue
South China Morning Post, April 24, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1222049/china-ngos-turn-wechat-aid-quake-rescue

Protests Continue Among Quake-Hit Sichuan Residents
Radio Free Asia, April 24, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/among-04232013152835.html

Environment

UN to Support China in Ending Production of Ozone-Depleting Substances by 2030
UN News Centre, April 24, 2013
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=44728

Health

台首名H7N9患者無接觸或生吃禽類 (Patient of First Taiwanese H7N9 Case Had No Contact with Poultry)
Hong Kong Radio (香港電台), April 24, 2013
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20130424/news_20130424_55_917551.htm

Related:
Taiwan Reports First Bird Flu Case Outside China
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 24, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22280958

Hong Kong

劉慧卿促湯顯明到立會交代送禮款待事宜 (Leading HK Democrat Urges Government to Explain ICAC Gifts to Mainland Officials)
Radio Television Hong Kong , April 24, 2013
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20130424/news_20130424_55_917542.htm

Related:
Ex-ICAC Boss Told to Explain Expensive Gifts
The Standard, April 24, 2013
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking_news_detail.asp?id=35268&icid=3&d_str=20130424

International Human Rights

China’s Criticism of U.S. on Human Rights Draws Support (and Mockery)
The New York Times, April 24, 2013
http://rendezvous.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/23/chinas-criticism-of-u-s-on-human-rights-draws-support-and-mockery/

Rights Group Urges EU to Address Alleged Chinese Abuses
Voice of America, April 24, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/rights-group-urges-eu-to-address-alleged-chinese--abuses/1647759.html

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

印度要求中国从有争议边界撤回部队 (India Demands Chinese Troop Withdrawal from Disputed Border)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 23, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/04/130423_india_china_dispute_latest.shtml

Related:
外交部:中国部队没有越过中印边境实控线一步 (China Denies Troops Crossed Sino-Indian Border)
Eastday, April 24, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130424/u1a7349230.html

EU Parliament Backs PHL Arbitration Initiative Vs China
GMA News, April 24, 2013
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/305199/news/nation/eu-parliament-backs-phl-arbitration-initiative-vs-china

ASEAN Member States Should Work in Unison: HK Scholar
New Zealand Herald, April 24, 2013
http://www.nzweek.com/world/asean-member-states-should-work-in-unison-hk-scholar-61603/

Influx of Chinese Goldminers Sparks Tensions in Ghana
The Guardian, April 23, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2013/apr/23/influx-chinese-goldminers-tensions-ghana

Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Nepal Promises China to Crack Down on Tibetan Refugees
Asian News International, April 24, 2013
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Nepal-promises-China-to-crack-down-on-Tibetan-refugees-27732.html

Women

Rejecting the 'Leftover Women' Label
The New York Times, April 23, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/24/world/asia/24iht-letter24.html

XUAR

新疆喀什巴楚县发生暴力袭警事件
21 Dead in Clash with 'Gangsters' in Western China
The New York Times, April 24, 2013
CH:http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/04/24/cc24xinjiang/
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/25/world/asia/violence-in-western-china.html

Related:
“中国镇压政策导致新疆巴楚暴力事件” (China's Repressive Policies Led to Xinjiang Violence)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 24, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/04/130424_iv_dilixiati_xinjiang_killing.shtml

Opinion

Patrick Brown: China's Gathering Environmental Storm
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, April 24, 2013
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2013/04/22/f-vp-brown-china-environment.html

China's Future Relies Heavily on Ability to Accommodate Reform
The Sydney Morning Herald, April 24, 2013
http://www.smh.com.au/business/chinas-future-relies-heavily-on-ability-to-accommodate-reform-20130423-2icsf.html

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Cyber Security

Vast Majority of Global Cyber-Espionage Emanates from China, Report Finds
The Washington Post, April 23, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/vast-majority-of-global-cyber-espionage-emanates-from-china-report-finds/2013/04/22/61f52486-ab5f-11e2-b6fd-ba6f5f26d70e_story.html

Related:
U.S. and China Put Focus on Cybersecurity
The New York Times, April 22, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/23/world/asia/united-states-and-china-hold-military-talks-with-cybersecurity-a-focus.html

Disasters

芦山地震已造成193人死亡 12211人受伤 (Official Stats on Lushan Quake: 193 Dead, 12,211 Injured)
Xinhua News Agency, April 23, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2013-04/3862048.html

Related:
After Quake, Donors Shun Aid Groups Run by China
捐款涌向四川震区,但不再通过红十字会
The New York Times, April 23, 2013
EN:http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/23/world/asia/after-earthquake-chinese-seek-out-private-charities-for-their-donations.html
CH:http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/04/23/c23quake/

Quake Survivors Protest Over Lack of Aid
Radio Free Asia, April 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/quake-04222013153029.html

China's Red Cross Fights to Win Back Trust
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 22, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22244339

黄琦曝光豆腐渣工程被禁赴雅安灾区 (Huang Qi: Authorities Ban Him from Quake Area to Stop Exposé of Shabby Construction)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 23, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/04/130423_china_huangqi_rights.shtml

Health

全国已确认108例人感染H7N9病例 其中22人死亡 (H7N9 Update: 22 Dead, 108 Infected)
China Central Television, April 23, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-23/181526924768.shtml

Hukou

中国国务院专家称 北京上海不能开放户口 (Government Expert: Beijing, Shanghai Lack Benefits for Migrants, Must Keep Hukou System)
Radio Free Asia, April 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/xql-04222013163838.html

Human Rights Defenders

刘晖案北京开庭 刘霞到场旁听 (Liu Xia is Allowed to Attend Fraud Trial of Brother, Liu Hui)
Deutsche Welle, April 23, 2013
http://bit.ly/17Nf1pZ

Related:
胡佳遭軟禁防出席劉暉庭審 (Hu Jia is under House Arrest, Liu Xia’s Brother Goes on Trial)
Ming Pao, April 23, 2013
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20130423/ca21121k.htm

Liu Xia defiant as She Appears in Public for First Time in Two Years
The Guardian, April 23, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/23/liu-xia-appears-in-public

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

印媒称解放军约50人“越境”10公里安营扎寨 (50 PLA Soldiers Crossed Border, Pitched Tents in India, Says Indian Press)
Global Times, April 22, 2013
http://mil.huanqiu.com/paper/2013-04/3857024.html

China, Japan Island Spat Resurfaces
The Wall Street Journal, April 23, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323551004578440370957837246.html

Open Government Information

港人担心捐款再被滥用 争论雅安地震拨款赈灾 (Leading HK Democrat: Mainland Has Money but Lacks Transparency and Supervision System)
Voice of America, April 23, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/hongkong-donate-yaan-earthquake-20130423/1646974.html

Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Envoy Says US to Continue to Press China Over Refugee Repatriations from N Korea
The Washington Post, April 23, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/envoy-says-us-to-continue-to-press-china-over-refugee-repatriations-from-nkorea/2013/04/22/fd4b4e6a-ab87-11e2-9493-2ff3bf26c4b4_story.html

Religion

河南南阳家庭教会遭警方冲击,平顶山市7名家庭教会成员被判刑 (Police Raid Henan House Church, Court Convict Seven of Cult Practice)
Radio Free Asia, April 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/hc-04222013153342.html

Torture

Chinese Official Dies in Detention
The Wall Street Journal, April 23, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324874204578440372812050166.html

XUAR

Chinese Authorities Blame ‘Mental Illness’ in Murder Case
Radio Free Asia, April 23, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/murder-04222013173217.html

Opinion

The Rise of China's Reformers?
Foreign Affairs, April 17, 2013
http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/139295/evan-a-feigenbaum-and-damien-ma/the-rise-of-chinas-reformers

Monday, April 22, 2013

Disasters

四川雅安地震已造成192人死亡 逾万人受伤 (Official Stats of Lushan Earthquake: 192 Dead, 10,000 Injured)
Sina, April 22, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-22/213526913721.shtml

Related:
China Faces Fresh Crisis in Quake-Hit Sichuan
Al Jazeera, April 22, 2013
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/04/20134229514496339.html

国务院:团体未经批准暂不要前往芦山地震灾区 (State Council: Groups not Allowed in Quake Areas without Permission)
Economic Observer, April 21, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/2013/0421/242989.shtml

Related:
当局阻异见人士救灾 官方救援被质疑 (Authorities Block Dissidents from Attempting to Provide Relief to Quake Victims)
Radio Free Asia, April 21, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-04212013092825.html

Activists, Monks Blocked From Sichuan Quake-Hit Area
Radio Free Asia, April 21, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/quake-04212013221452.html

Health

中国江苏和浙江省及上海周六(4月20日)确诊5名H7N9禽流感新病例,使全国确诊病例上升到96例。 (H7N9 Cases Total 96)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 20, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/04/130420_china_jiangsu_h7n9.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

公民联署吁释放要求公示财产维权人士 (300 Citizens Urge Release of Advocates for Official Asset Disclosure)
Voice of America, April 20, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/disclosing-assets-20130420/1645637.html

International Human Rights

U.S. Cites Human Rights Problems in Russia, China, Egypt
Reuters, April 19, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/19/us-usa-rights-idUSBRE93I1BJ20130419

Related:
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012China (includes Tibet, Hong Kong, and Macau)
U.S. Department of State, April 22, 2013
http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/index.htm?year=2012&dlid=204193

China Hits Back at U.S. in Annual Human Rights Survey
Reuters, April 22, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/21/us-china-usa-rights-idUSBRE93K01V20130421

Related:
2012年美国的人权纪录 (Full Text of Human Rights Record of the United States in 2012)
Xinhua News Agency, April 21, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/bilingual/2013-04/21/c_132327394.htm

中国猛烈抨击美国人权纪录 (China Fiercely Criticizes U.S. Human Rights Record)
Voice of America, April 21, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-us-rights-20130421/1645828.html

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

Ghana Seizes 1M Faulty Condoms Imported from China
The Guardian, April 18, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2013/apr/18/ghana-seizes-faulty-condoms-imported-china

Global Banks Are 'Divorcing' China
Forbes, April 21, 2013
http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonchang/2013/04/21/global-banks-are-divorcing-china/

Reeducation-Through-Labor

Chinese Authorities Call Torture Claims at Women's Labour Camp 'Malicious Lies'
South China Morning Post, April 22, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/article/1220627/liaoning-authority-torture-claims-female-labour-camps-malicious-fabrication

Technology

Yahoo China to End Email Service: Media
Agence France-Presse, April 20, 2013
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gtuWwqc7ItKA_HVtueLA9WJw7mHQ

Related:
中国雅虎将停运电邮业务 (Yahoo! Is Ending E-mail Business in China)
Radio Free Asia, April 19, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/cyl-04192013152813.html

Tibet

Tibetans, Uyghurs Facing 'Harsh Repression': US
Radio Free Asia, April 19, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/rights-04192013215433.html

XUAR

Uyghur Businessman Attacked After Demolition Complaint
Radio Free Asia, April 19, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/assault-04192013142140.html

Opinion

洛德大使的美中关系“十诫” (Former U.S. Ambassador to China: Don’t Contain or Coddle China)
Voice of America, April 19, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/dc-lord-on-us-china-20130419/1645348.html

From China with Love or Hate
ThisDay, April 21, 2013
http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/from-china-with-love-or-hate/145504/

China in Greenland: Way Beyond the Truth?
Caixin, April 12, 2013
http://english.caixin.com/2013-04-12/100513360.html

Creating an Age of Critical Minds
The Sydney Morning Herald, April 23, 2013
http://www.smh.com.au/comment/creating-an-age-of-critical-minds-20130422-2iabq.html

Friday, April 19, 2013

Environment

China Plans to Complete Climate Change Draft Law in Two Years
Bloomberg, April 18, 2013
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-04-18/china-to-complete-climate-change-law-draft-in-two-years

China's Climate Policy Will Not Be Deterred By EU Carbon Crisis, Official Says
Reuters, April 18, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/18/china-climate-policies-greenhouse-gas-emissions_n_3107538.html

Villagers Angered by Pollution
Shanghai Daily, April 19, 2013
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2013/04/18/Villagers%2Bangered%2Bby%2Bpollution/

Health

卫计委:人感染H7N9禽流感新增确诊病例5例 (Chinese Authorities: H7N9 Cases Total 87)
Global Times, April 18, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/livelihood/2013-04/3847323.html

Related:
别让养殖户“死”在等补贴政策的路上 (Don’t Let Poultry Farmers "Die" Waiting for Subsidies)
Xinhua News Agency, April 19, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/04/19/259248.html

Human Rights Defenders

Chinese Activist Jailed for Supporting School Campaign
Radio Free Asia, April 18, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/anhui-04182013141011.html

Related:
We've Given Up All Hope: Chinese Activist Ends Campaign to Send Daughter to School
South China Morning Post, April 19, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1218081/weve-given-all-hope-chinese-activist-ends-campaign-send-daughter-school

For more information on Zhang Lin and Zhang Anni, see:
合肥声援张安妮就学活动遭清场
Police End Protest in Support of 10-Year-Old’s Right to Attend School
Human Rights in China, April 17, 2013
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6586
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6644

Two More Held After Street Campaign to Force Officials to Reveal Wealth
South China Morning Post, April 19, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1217804/two-more-held-after-street-campaign-force-officials-reveal-wealth

For more information on Zhao Changqing, see:
赵常青等7人因要求官员公示财产被刑拘
Criminally Detained: Zhao Changqing and Six Other Advocates of Public Disclosure of Officials’ Assets
Human Rights in China, April 19, 2013
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6646
EN: http://hrichina.org/content/6648

德国举办《自由》艺术展 艾未未受邀参展引德媒关注 (Ai Weiwei Invited to Attend “Freedom” Art Exhibition in Germany)
Radio Free Asia, April 19, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/gr-04182013101932.html

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

Hundreds Protest Pipeline in Burma’s Rakhine State
Radio Free Asia, April 18, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/burma/pipeline-04182013175129.html

Nice to See You, EU
The Economist, April 19, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21576440-chinese-investors-love-europes-companies-hate-its-bureaucracy-nice-see-you-eu

中国公司有意收购雅典国际机场 (Chinese Company Intends to Buy Athens International Airport)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 18, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/business/2013/04/130418_greece_airport_china.shtml

Law

China's IPR Protection Continues to Improve: Official
Xinhua News Agency, April 19, 2013
http://english.sina.com/china/2013/0419/583597.html

Media

习近平打车“假新闻”事件凸显中共文宣体制痼疾 (Faked Story of Xi Jinping Taking Cab Highlights Chronic Ill in Party Propaganda System)
Radio France Internationale, April 19, 2013
http://rfi.my/ZDUuzk

Related:
谁写了“习近平打出租”的假新闻? (Ta Kong Pao Beijing Bureau Chief, Deputy Chief Writer Faked Story of Xi Jinping in Cab)
Ta Kung Pao, April 18, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/04/130418_takungpao_authors.shtml

Political and Economic Reform

Hidden Benefits of China's Slower Growth
Financial Times, April 19, 2013
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/93f0ddc6-a822-11e2-8e5d-00144feabdc0.html

Climbing, Stretching and Stumbling
The Economist, April 19, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21576426-chinas-disappointing-new-growth-figures-are-not-end-world-climbing-stretching-and

Population

报告称全国剩男超1100万人 剩女硕士以上学历占4成 (Boys Outnumber Girls by 11 Million in China)
The Beijing Times, April 18, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/china/201304/18/53868_30123984.htm

Opinion

Despite Harsh Words for North Korea, China Deepens Economic Ties
The Washington Post, April 19, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/04/18/despite-harsh-words-for-north-korea-china-deepens-economic-ties/

Where to Find Political Reform in China
The Wall Street Journal, April 19, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/04/19/where-to-find-political-reform-in-china

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Environment

兰溪污染30年村民癌病多 各地环保局靠“排污费”吃饭 (Environmental Authorities Rely on Pollution Fees, Allow Cancer Villages to Form)
Radio Free Asia, April 17, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yf-04172013104721.html

China, US Agree to Work Together on Warming, Four Years after Copenhagen Stand-Off
South China Morning Post, April 18, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1216957/china-us-agree-work-together-warming-four-years-after-copenhagen-stand

China Supplants US As Global Leader in Clean Energy Investment, Says Report
South China Morning Post, April 18, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1216954/china-supplants-us-global-leader-clean-energy-investment-says-report

Health

卫计委:不排除H7N9有限“人传人” (Chinese Authorities: Cannot Rule out H7N9 Human-to-Human Transmission)
People's Daily, April 18, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn//n/2013/0418/c70731-21177241.html

Related:
China: Human Transmission of Bird Flu is Possible
Voice of America, April 18, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-says-humantohuman-transmission-of-bird-flu-is-possible/1643887.html

报道称H7N9病毒变异速度惊人 比流感病毒快8倍 (H7N9 Virus Mutates at Alarming Rate, 8 Times Faster than Flu)
People's Daily, April 18, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn//n/2013/0418/c70731-21178796.html

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

英媒:中国出招应对“数万亿”黑钱潮 (International NGO: Nearly Half of Global Money Laundering in 2010 Occurred through Chinese Banks)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 18, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2013/04/130418_press_china_money_laundering.shtml

加拿大停止对华无偿援助 (Canada Ends Aid to China Due, World's Second Largest Economy)
Radio Free Asia, April 17, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/junshiwaijiao/to-04172013144833.html

India, China Could Find Common Ground in Afghanistan
The Hindu, April 18, 2013
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-china-could-find-common-ground-in-afghanistan/article4627850.ece

China's Aid to Tajikistan Does Not Clash with India's Interests, Says Ansari
The Hindu, April 18, 2013
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/chinas-aid-to-tajikistan-does-not-clash-with-indias-interests-says-ansari/article4627846.ece

Beijing Calls For Cooperation With US After Boston Attack
Radio Free Asia, April 17, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/attack-04172013130743.html

Zimibabwe Deputy PM Tells Africa to Be Tough on China
Agence France-Presse, April 18, 2013
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gW8EQy-chIbtdZeu2154qHU8IDHg

Political and Economic Reform

China Vows Wider Yuan Movement
The Wall Street Journal, April 18, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323309604578429253732688858.htmlchina

Exclusive: Risk Ranking: China Revamps Anti-Money Laundering Rules - Sources
Reuters, April 17, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/17/us-china-laundering-risk-ratings-idUSBRE93G15A20130417

Tibet

Concerns Arise Over China's Dam Building Drive in Tibet
Radio Free Asia, April 17, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/concerns-04172013125938.html

Tibetan Students Jailed for Defending Language Rights
Radio Free Asia, April 17, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/students-04172013150910.html

Women

Governments Bear Responsibility in Protecting Women from Violence: Chinese UN Envoy
Xinhua News Agency, April 18, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-04/18/c_132317897.htm

Opinion

China is Repeating Japan's Economic Mistakes Commentary: Wasteful Investment and Spending Stunts Growth
Market Watch , April 18, 2013
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/china-is-repeating-japans-economic-mistakes-2013-04-18

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Environment

多个豪华别墅和高尔夫球场项目“包抄”抚仙湖 (Developers Permitted to Build Golf Courses around Tightly Protected Lake in Yunnan)
China Youth Daily, April 17, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2013-04/16/c_124584593.htm

Freedom of Association and Assembly

'Spring' in The Air for NGOs?
China Daily, April 17, 2013
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-04/17/content_16413494.htm

Health

中国确诊82例人感染H7N9禽流感病例 死亡17人 (H7N9 Update: 17 Dead, 82 Sickened)
China.com, April 17, 2013
http://www.china.com.cn/news/txt/2013-04/17/content_28574795.htm

Related:
International Health Team Flying to China to Help Assess Deadly Flu Outbreak, UN Reports
UN News Centre, April 17, 2013
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=44669

As Cancer Rates Rise in China, Trust Remains Low
The New York Times, April 17, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/18/world/asia/18iht-letter18.html

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

Chinese Unconcerned About Threats across River
Irish Times, April 17, 2013
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/asia-pacific/chinese-unconcerned-about-threats-across-river-1.1361342

Myanmar Cleans House--China's Worst Nightmare?
Financial Times, April 15, 2013
http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2013/04/15/myanmar-cleans-house-chinas-worst-nightmare

June Fourth

Tiananmen Protest Reappraisal 'Still Unlikely'
Radio Free Asia, April 17, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/tiananmen-04162013103223.html

Media

新闻出版广电总局将加强采编人员网络活动管理 (China Issues Regulation Banning Media from Referencing “Foreign News Products”)
China Press and Publishing Journal , April 17, 2013
http://ndnews.oeeee.com/html/201304/16/48825.html

Related:
China Tightens Media Regulations
Economic Observer, April 17, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/ens/2013/0417/242711.shtml

National Defense

China, Russia Spent More on Defence; India, USA Less
The Tribune-Democrat, April 16, 2013
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2013/20130417/main7.htm

Related:
Trends in World Military Expenditure, 2012
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, April 17, 2013
http://books.sipri.org/product_info?c_product_id=458

Open Government Information

律师举报北京副市长被拘 市民要求官员公开财产被抓 (Police Detain Beijing Lawyer Calling for Disclosure of Official Assets)
Radio Free Asia, April 17, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql1-04162013101606.html

Society

官媒民调“中国梦” 自讨没趣 (Party Organ Stopped Online Survey Showing 80% of Respondents Dislike One-Party Rule)
Radio Free Asia, April 17, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/sy2-04162013125941.html

Social Media in China Redraws Old Battle Lines between Left and Right
South China Morning Post, April 17, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/18/world/asia/18iht-letter18.html

Technology

EU Trade Chief Seeks Backing to Investigate China's Huawei, ZTE: Diplomats
Reuters, April 16, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/16/us-eu-china-telecoms-idUSBRE93F1D820130416

Tibet

20岁藏族妇女在四川自焚 (20-Year-Old Tibetan Mother of Three in Sichuan Dies in Self-Immolation)
Voice of America, April 17, 2013
http://newsdb.hrichina.info/cn/articles/new

Related:
Thousands Gather After Young Tibetan Mother Self-Immolates
Radio Free Asia, April 16, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/gather-04162013140411.html

Opinion

小心“安慰剂”的副作用 (Do People Need a Placebo? Government’s Herbal Tea Approach to H7N9 Questioned)
Economic Observer, April 14, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/2013/0414/242600.shtml

Related:
Why Chinese Officials Are Prescribing Herbal Tea To Ward Off Deadly Bird Flu
Worldcrunch, April 16, 2013
http://bit.ly/12mnlgX

Why It's Time to End China-Bashing on The Environment
The Guardian, April 16, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/apr/16/time-end-china-bashing-environment

Beijing Should Consider Redefining 'One China'
South China Morning Post, April 17, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1216187/beijing-should-consider-redefining-one-china

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Education

7岁汶川地震孤儿曾受创伤无学校愿接收 (No School Willing to Take Seven-Year-Old Orphaned from Wenchuan Earthquake)
Xin Kuai Bao, April 16, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/s/2013-04-16/155026843860.shtml

中国人民大学前校长:市长书记孩子几乎不上职校 (Former Head of People's University: No Children of Officials Go to Vocational Schools)
Eastday, April 16, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130416/u1a7329374.html

Human Rights Defenders

合肥抓捕声援异见人士女儿上学权维权网友 (Police Remove Supporters of Dissident’s Daughter Being Denied Right to Attend School)
Voice of America, April 16, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/zhanganni-20130416/1642260.html

For more information on Zhang Anni, see:
合肥警方非法拘禁张林和10岁女儿
Activist and Ten-year-old Daughter Illegally Detained before Forcible Removal from Hefei
Human Rights in China, March 1, 2013
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6586
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6585

Hu Yaobang

Purged Chinese Liberal's Legacy Finds Resonance
The Hindu, April 15, 2013
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/purged-chinese-liberals-legacy-finds-resonance/article4620792.ece

Related:
Bold Remembrances for a Chinese Reformer
China Real Time Report, April 16, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/04/15/bold-remembrances-for-a-chinese-reformer/

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

Brahmaputra: Panel Alert on China Projects
Indian Express, April 15, 2013
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/brahmaputra-panel-alert-on-china-projects/1102520/

China Sees Red over Taiwan-Japan Pact
Asia Times Online, April 15, 2013
http://atimes.com/atimes/China/CHIN-01-150413.html

Iceland First European Country to Sign Free Trade Agreement with China
The Bazette, April 16, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/9995525/Iceland-first-European-country-to-sign-free-trade-agreement-with-China.html

Related:
Iceland and China Enter a Free Trade Agreement
The New York Times, April 16, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/16/business/global/16iht-iceland16.html

China, India, Singapore Could Join New Arctic Circle Forum
Reuters, April 15, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/15/us-arctic-circle-idUSBRE93E1A320130415

US Misreads Sino-Russian Affair
Asia Times Online, April 16, 2013
http://atimes.com/atimes/China/CHIN-02-160413.html

Media

《纽约时报》驻华记者获普利策新闻奖 (New York Times Reporter Gets Pulitzer for Series on Family Wealth of Chinese Officials)
The New York Times, April 16, 2013
http://bit.ly/170GR3t

Related:
China Dismisses New York Times Pulitzer Prize-Winning Wen Jiabao Report
South China Morning Post, April 16, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1216032/china-dismisses-new-york-times-pulitzer-prize-winning-wen-jiabao-report

National Defense

《中国武装力量的多样化运用》白皮书透露的重要数字与事实 (China’s Defense Whitepaper Discloses Previously Classified Data on Military Deployment)
Xinhua, April 16, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/04/16/258565.html

Related:

China 'Reveals Army Structure' in Defence White Paper
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 16, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22163599

China Points Finger at U.S. over Asia-Pacific Tensions
Reuters, April 16, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/16/us-china-defence-idUSBRE93F03P20130416

Open Government Information

鲍彤:不敢公布财产 无一是男儿 (Bao Tong: No One among Officials Has the Guts to Disclose Assets)
Deutsche Welle, April 16, 2013
http://bit.ly/Z0eBw2

Political and Economic Reform

六问大部制改革 (Chinese Monthly Magazine Asks State Council to Specify Steps for Institutional Reform)
China Reporting Magazine (中国报道杂志社), April 16, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn//n/2013/0416/c1001-21154300.html

Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Advocates 'Appalled" by Handling of Chinese Refugee's Case
ABC News, April 16, 2013
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-04-15/advocates-appalled-by-australias-handling-of-refugee-case/4630876

Rule of Law

广东东源法院副院长经上级授意伪造判决书 (Guangdong Local Court VP Forged Verdict on Supervisor’s Instruction)
Eastday, April 16, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130416/u1a7329382.html

Society

China Reacts to Boston's Bombing
Voice of America, April 16, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-reacts-to-boston-bombing/1642273.html

Tibet

Chinese Court Jails Four Tibetans on 'Separatism' Charge
Radio Free Asia, April 15, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/jails-04152013154246.html

Opinion

Ai Weiwei: 'Every Day in China, We Put the State on Trial'
The Guardian, April 16, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/15/ai-weiwei-china-state-on-trial

Monday, April 15, 2013

Animal Welfare and Rights

China's Middle Class Sparks High Demand For U.S. Fur
Reuters, April 14, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/14/china-fur-demand_n_3079479.html

Related:
Olivia Munn Exposes Never-Before-Seen Footage on Chinese Fur Farms
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, February 21, 2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEBLpMAEueY

Censorship and Surveillance

我国拟立法落实电话实名制 (China Plans Real-Name Registration for Mobile Internet Users)
China Court (中国法院网), April 12, 2013
http://www.chinacourt.org/article/detail/2013/04/id/940759.shtml

Cyber Security

'Chinese Hackers' Deface Philippines News Website
The Economic Times, April 14, 2013
http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2013-04-14/news/38529204_1_chinese-hackers-hackers-group-scarborough-shoal

Environment

US, China Agree Climate Change Working Group
Agence France-Presse, April 14, 2013
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jcNJO6EC61hHOGWHHjc_ecvGZrSw?docId=CNG.1baa125a4bdc411c96aace7a1a263691.881

Pollution Crisis Sparks Mass Popular Protests
Radio Free Asia, April 12, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/crisis-04122013130329.html

Health

视频:我国截至15日16时确诊62例H7N9病例14人死 (H7N9 Update: 14 Dead and 62 Sickened)
Sina, April 15, 2013
http://video.sina.com.cn/p/news/c/v/2013-04-15/184962304815.html

Hu Yaobang

胡耀邦逝世24周年:揭秘中央媒体播出讣告全过程 (Plans for Official Coverage of Hu Yaobang’s Death in 1989 Revealed for First Time)
Global Times, April 15, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/politics/2013-04/3830478.html

胡耀邦逝世24周年 民众自发拜祭 (Public Pay Respect at Tomb of Hu Yaobang at 24th Anniversary of His Death)
China News Service, April 15, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-15/173126832942.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

劉曉波妻弟將受審 檢方求刑12-14年 (Prosecutor Suggests Long Sentence for Liu Xiaobo’s Brother-In-Law, Family Claims Political Persecution)
Ming Pao, April 15, 2013
http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/33528/f/611894/p/1/s/2890cfd5/l/0Lnews0Bmingpao0N0C20A130A4130Ccad10Bhtm/story01.htm

June Fourth

“六四纪念馆”香港开幕:爱国由真相开始 (June Fourth Memorial Museum Opens In Hong Kong)
Deutsche Welle, April 15, 2013
http://bit.ly/1058NEl

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

China Invested $1.5bn in Algeria in a Decade
Associated Press, April 14, 2013
http://www.france24.com/en/20130414-china-invested-15bn-algeria-decade

North Korean Leader, Young and Defiant, Strains Ties With Chinese
The New York Times, April 13, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/14/world/asia/kim-jong-un-tests-relations-with-china.html

Kerry Leaves China with No Evident Breakthrough on North Korea
McClatchy Newspapers, April 13, 2013
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/04/13/188452/kerry-leaves-china-with-no-evident.html

China Makes Inroads in Nepal, and Stanches Tibetan Influx
The New York Times, April 13, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/14/world/asia/china-makes-inroads-in-nepal-stemming-tibetan-presence.html

Labor

Women’s Group Finds Work Abuses
Global Times, April 14, 2013
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/774808.shtml

National Defense

Chinese City Bordering North Korea and Russia Holds Emergency Drill
South China Morning Post, April 13, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1213417/chinese-city-bordering-north-korea-and-russia-holds-emergency-drill

Reeducation-Through-Labor

揭马三家劳教真相 李文娟遭警砸门威吓 (Petitioner Threatened For Exposing Masanjia RTL Facility)
Voice of America, April 15, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/cops-threaten-former-laojiao-20130414/1641230.html

媒体札记:“上访妈妈” (Official Media Focus on Petitioner Mother’s Case, Join Call for Abolishing RTL)
Financial Times, April 15, 2013
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001049943?full=y

Rule of Law

温州“双规”期间死亡官员被要求强行尸检 家属反对 (Authorities Conduct Autopsy of Deceased Wenzhou Official, Defy Family’s Wish for Observer)
eNorth Netnews, April 15, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/china/201304/15/53868_30065155.htm

西单拉横幅4公民之一侯欣保外就医 (One of Four Xidan Protesters Is Released on Medical Parole after 10 Days of Detention)
Voice of America, April 12, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/four-citizens-detained-for-urging-officials-relase-info-20130412/1640302.html

Tibet

Tibetan Protester Returns Home After Five Years in Jail
Radio Free Asia, April 12, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/returns-04122013164332.html

XUAR

Three Uyghurs Held for Resisting Land Takeover
Radio Free Asia, April 12, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/dispute-04122013150515.html

Opinion

China and the New Revisionism
Huffington Post, April 14, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kyle-hutzler/china-and-the-new-revisio_b_3078273.html

China Must Take Care of Its City-Dwellers
Financial Times, April 14, 2013
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/ab9a6376-a358-11e2-ac00-00144feabdc0.html

Friday, April 12, 2013

Freedom of Expression and Privacy

Contradictions among the People:A senior censor examines his conscience
The Economist, April 13, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21576141-senior-censor-examines-his-conscience-contradictions-among-people

China's Citizen Journalists Finding the Mouse Is Mightier than the Pen
The Guardian, April 11, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/16/china-anti-corruption-blogging-weibo-citizen-journalism

Health

En Chine, polémique sur la gestion de la grippe H7N9 (Controversy in China over Handling of H7N9 Virus Outbreak)
Le Monde, April 12, 2013
http://www.lemonde.fr/sante/article/2013/04/11/en-chine-polemique-sur-la-gestion-de-la-grippe-h7n9_3158138_1651302.html

Related:
北京被质疑因两会故意迟报H7N9 (Did Beijing Delay Bird Flu Disclosure for Two Congresses?)
Radio France Internationale, April 12, 2013
http://rfi.my/10YNvC3

全国确诊43例H7N9禽流感病例 11人死亡 (Bird Flu: 11 Dead, 43 Infected)
People's Daily, April 12, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-12/212626811048.shtml

Bird Flu: New Scare
The Economist, April 13, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21576133-deadly-outbreak-bird-flu-testing-chinas-political-leaders-well-its-response

Human Rights Defenders

弟涉詐騙罪本月審理 劉霞要求旁聽 (Liu Xiaobo’s Brother-in-law to be Tried for “Fraud,” Liu Xia Requests to Attend)
Hong Kong Radio (香港電台), April 12, 2013
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20130412/news_20130412_55_914684.htm

最小“良心犯”张安妮:我要读书 (Youngest Chinese "Prisoner of Conscience" Zhang Anni: I Want to Go to School)
Deutsche Welle, April 12, 2013
http://bit.ly/YPMr6X

For more information on Zhang Anni, see:
合肥警方非法拘禁张林和10岁女儿
Activist and Ten-year-old Daughter Illegally Detained before Forcible Removal from Hefei
Human Rights in China, March 1, 2013
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6586
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6585

Lawyer for Falun Gong Believers Says Assaulted by Chinese Police
Reuters, April 12, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/12/us-china-lawyer-idUSBRE93B07R20130412

International Human Rights

人权组织促克里向中国提人权问题 (Human Rights Groups Urge Kerry to Raise Human Rights with Chinese Leaders)
Voice of America, April 12, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/us-china-right-20130412/1639909.html

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

India, China Begin Counterterrorism Talks
The Hindu, April 11, 2013
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/world/india-china-begin-counterterrorism-talks/article4606978.ece

Space Plays a Growing Role in U.S.-China Security Talks: Official
Reuters, April 11, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/12/us-usa-china-space-idUSBRE93B01W20130412

Political and Economic Reform

China's Chief Justice Calls for Bravery in Promoting Judicial Reform
Xinhua News Agency, April 12, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-04/12/c_124570348.htm

Reeducation-Through-Labor

上访母亲唐慧诉劳教委案一审败诉
China Labour Camp Victim Sues Local Authorities
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 12, 2013
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/04/130412_tanghui_appeal.shtml
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22119622

China Bans Media Coverage of Labor Camp Ordeal
Radio Free Asia, April 11, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/labor-04112013125056.html

Related:
走出“马三家”
“Walking Out of Masanjia"
Lens Magazine, April 2013
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6629
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6631

Rule of Law

重庆网民讽刺王立军被劳教 起诉索赔终审被驳 (Chongqing Netizen Loses Suit for Compensations for Psychological Damages)
Hualong Web, April 12, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130412/u1a7319832.html

Fears for China's Shuanggui Detainees after Wenzhou Official Dies
The Guardian, April 12, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/12/fears-china-shuanggui-detainees

Tibet

Tibetans Detained for Protesting Destruction of Their Homes
Radio Free Asia, April 11, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/homes-04112013153745.html

Opinion

新华网:改革要“敢于啃硬骨头 敢于涉险滩” (Xinhua Editorial: Reform Requires “Toughness, Daring”)
Xinhua News Agency, April 12, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130412/u1a7320311.html

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Consumer Product Safety

新华社3问维C银翘片涉毒:潜规则要“潜”多久 (Xinhua: Lax Government Supervision Responsible for Drug Toxicity?)
Sina, April 11, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-11/112926795851.shtml

Death Penalty

China Keeps Death Penalty Figures Secret
Radio Free Asia, April 10, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/death-04102013171051.html

Education

教育部:高校毕业生就业形势严峻 已进入关键期 (Ministry of Education: Unemployment of College Graduates Critical)
The Beijing News, April 11, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/04/11/257658.html

Environment

China Pollution May Hold Silver Lining for California
The Los Angeles Times, April 10, 2013
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-brown-china-environment-20130411,0,159929.story

Freedom of Expression and Privacy

中国拟出新规保护个人信息 专家称刑责条款威慑强 (China Issues New Draft Rules to Protect Privacy with Tough Penalties for Violators)
Eastday, April 11, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130411/u1a7317791.html

Government

31省市人大官网调查:没有公开一个代表手机号码 (People’s Deputies in Provinces, Cities Across China are Hard to Reach)
China Youth Daily, April 11, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0411/05/8S5GDVTN0001124J.html

Health

全国已确诊38例人感染H7N9病例 其中10人死亡 (Bird Flu Has Claimed 10 Lives and Sickened 38)
Sina, April 11, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-11/184126799103.shtml

Related:
China’s Actions in Flu Cases Draw Critics
The New York Times, April 10, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/11/world/asia/delay-on-china-avian-flu-announcement-questioned.html

Chinese Doctors Nearly Come to Blows at Bedside of Terminal Patient over Who Gets His Organs
The Daily Telegraph, April 11, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9986355/Chinese-doctors-nearly-come-to-blows-at-bedside-of-terminal-patient-over-who-gets-his-organs.html

Hukou

北京不限户籍招聘1000名农村中小学教师 (Beijing to Hire 1,000 Teachers for Nearby Rural Areas without Hukou Requirement)
Sina, April 11, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-11/170526798281.shtml

11省18名律师致信人社部 建议取消公考户籍限制 (Lawyers from 11 Provinces Urge Removing Hukou Requirement for Civil Service Test)
People's Daily, April 11, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn//n/2013/0411/c70731-21102310.html

Human Rights Defenders

维权人士合肥接力绝食抗议安妮被剥夺上学权 (Lawyers and Activists Start Hunger Strike in Hefei to Protest Girl Being Barred from School)
Voice of America, April 11, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/dissident-daughter-wrote-to-chinese-first-lady-20130411/1639142.html

For more information on Zhang Anni, see:
合肥警方非法拘禁张林和10岁女儿
Activist and Ten-year-old Daughter Illegally Detained before Forcible Removal from Hefei
Human Rights in China, March 1, 2013
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6586
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6585

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

Asean, China to Meet on Maritime Code of Conduct
South China Morning Post, April 11, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1212449/asean-china-meet-maritime-code-conduct

Chinese Expert on North Korean Affairs Warns of 70pc Chance of War
South China Morning Post, April 11, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1211777/chinese-expert-north-korean-affairs-warns-70pc-chance-war

Related:
North Korea, China's Problem Child
The Los Angeles Times, April 10, 2013
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-china-north-korea-20130411,0,5545362.story

Korea is the Focus, but This is China Versus Japan
The Guardian, April 10, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/10/korea-focus-china-versus-japan-oil

Related:
Japan Gives Taiwan Rare Concession in East China Sea Dispute
Voice of America, April 11, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/japan-gives-taiwan-rare-concession-in-east-china-sea-dispute/1639135.html

June Fourth

香港高考六四事件试题受学界赞赏 (HK Includes “June Fourth” Question in High School Diploma Exam)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 11, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/04/130411_hongkong_exam_tiananmen.shtml

Labor

调查组:吉林八宝煤矿两起事故致53人死瞒报7人 (53 Died in Jilin Mine Accidents, Seven More than Previously Reported)
Net Ease, April 11, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0411/16/8S6OJFHO0001124J.html

Reeducation-Through-Labor

“上访妈妈”唐慧起诉永州市劳教委案12日开庭 (Hunan Court to Hear Challenge of RTL Decision by Petitioner Seeking Justice for Daughter)
Eastday, April 11, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130411/u1a7317258.html

Rule of Law

温州双规时猝死官员家属要求看监控遭拒 (Authorities Refuse to Let Family See Video of Wenzhou Official Who Died in “Shuanggui”)
People's Daily, April 11, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn//n/2013/0411/c70731-21093919.html

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Corruption

China’s Former Rail Minister Is Charged With Corruption
The New York Times, April 10, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/11/world/asia/liu-zhijun-former-chinese-rail-minister-charged-with-corruption.html

China's 'Living Dead' Officials Escape Debt
Radio Free Asia, April 09, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/debt-04092013110833.html