Monday, September 30, 2013

Corruption (腐败)

China web users' scathing critique of giant Tiananmen vase
Agence France-Presse, September 29, 2013
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130929/china-web-users-scathing-critique-giant-tiananmen-vase

Chinese ex-banker sentenced to prison for amassing 45 houses under several IDs
Associated Press, September 29, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/chinese-ex-banker-sentenced-to-prison-for-amassing-45-houses-under-several-ids/2013/09/29/8721aa5e-28cd-11e3-8ab3-b5aacc9e1165_story.html

Children (儿童)

Committee on Rights of the Child examines reports of China on the Convention and on children in armed conflict
United Nations Office at Geneva, September 27, 2013
http://bit.ly/18DSRdp

Related:
UN committee concludes rigorous review of China’s implementation of the Convention on Rights of the Child
联合国儿童权利委员会结束对中国履行《公约》情况审议
Human Rights in China, September 27, 2013
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6943
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6944

Chinese police rescue 92 abducted children
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 28, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24313452

Death penalty (死刑)

Her husband’s execution, then a bag of ashes
夏俊峰妻子描述与丈夫生离死别的最后时刻
New York Times, September 28, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130928/c28widow/dual/

Education (教育)

被箝制的中国大学 (China’s universities muzzled)
New York Times, September 30, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/education/20130930/cc30gaoyuxin/

Information Control (信息控制 )

国家互联网信息办查处一批违规移动新闻客户端 (National Internet Information Office investigates mobile news service providers)
Xinhua, September 30, 2013
http://www.gov.cn/jrzg/2013-09/30/content_2498793.htm

International Relations (国际关系)

Chinese foreign minister urges global governance reform with UN at core
UN News Centre, September 27, 2013
http://http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=46092&Cr=general+debate&Cr1=&utm#.Ukkb-2RgaI0

China welcomes UN Syria chemical arms resolution
Agence France-Presse, September 29, 2013
http://bit.ly/18iPMOU

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

六四异见人士顾义民“煽颠”案常熟开庭 (June Fourth dissident Gu Yimin on trial for “inciting subversion of state power”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 29, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130929_china_dissident_tiananmen.shtml

Chinese court tries man who planned Tiananmen protest
Agence France-Presse, September 29, 2013
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/09/29/chinese-court-tries-man-who-planned-tiananmen-protest/

For more information on Gu Yimin, see:
Jiangsu citizen Gu Yimin to be tried for “inciting subversion of state power”
Human Rights in China, September 27, 2013
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6940
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6941

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

Experimental Free-Trade Zone Opened in Shanghai
上海自贸区开放,中国尝试金融改革
New York Times, September 30, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20130930/c30yuan/dual/

Society (社会)

《毛主席语录》再现江湖 (Quotations from Mao reappear in bookstores)
Wall Street Journal, September 30, 2013
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20130930/BRF101115.asp?source=UpFeature

Taiwan (台湾)

Wiretapping, China policy fuel Taiwan protesters’ discontent
Wall Street Journal, September 30, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/30/wiretapping-china-policy-fuel-taiwan-protesters-discontent/

Opinion (观点)

Law must come down on buyers of trafficked children
South China Morning Post, September 30, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1320881/law-must-come-down-buyers-trafficked-children

Reform with Chinese characteristics
New York Times, September 29, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/29/opinion/sunday/reform-with-chinese-characteristics.html

英媒:习无意政改 只想破苏共统治纪录 (English media: Xi intends no reform, only to surpass record of Soviet communist rule)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 29, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2013/09/130929_press_xi_mao_style.shtml

Friday, September 27, 2013

Children (儿童)

人权组织向联合国提交报告 批评中国执行联合国《儿童权利公约》不力 (Human rights group in report to UN, criticizes China’s implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child as “ineffective”)
Radio Free Asia, September 25, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yl-09252013145208.html

Related:
China faces tough questions on its protection of children’s rights from UN committee
中国政府面对联合国儿童权利委员会的诘问
Human Rights in China, September 26, 2013
EN:http://www.hrichina.org/content/6934
CH:http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6935

Corruption (腐败)

Looks good on paper: A flawed system for judging research is leading to academic fraud
The Economist, September 28, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21586845-flawed-system-judging-research-leading-academic-fraud-looks-good-paper

Death penalty (死刑)

China court rejects killer's claim to additional murder
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 27, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24294935

Education (教育)

习近平承诺把教育摆在优先发展的战略位置 (Xi Jinping pledges to make education a priority in strategic development)
Radio Free Asia, September 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/sd-09262013142657.html

Related:
Xi reaffirms education top priority
China Daily, September 26, 2013
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/epaper/2013-09/26/content_16996539.htm

Environment (环境)

China’s synthetic natural gas plants will have heavy environmental toll
R&D Magazine, September 26, 2013
http://www.rdmag.com/news/2013/09/china%E2%80%99s-synthetic-natural-gas-plants-will-have-heavy-environmental-toll

Media (媒体)

World Affairs conference on new media wraps up
Kearnyhub, September 26, 2013
http://www.kearneyhub.com/news/local/world-affairs-conference-on-new-media-wraps-up/article_086d264e-26c9-11e3-8507-0019bb2963f4.html

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

中国发布上海自由贸易试验区政策文件 (State Council issues policy document on Shanghai free trade zone)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 27, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/business/2013/09/130927_china_shanghai_ftz.shtmll

Related:
China unveils details on first free trade zone in Shanghai
Agence France-Presse, September 27, 2013
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130927/china-unveils-details-first-free-trade-zone-shanghai

官媒:中国不会在网上设“政治租界 (Official media: Shanghai free trade zone will not be a politically free zone)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 27, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130927_china_shanghai_internet.shtml

Population (人口)

Chinese provinces collect billions in family planning fines, lawyer says
去年中国19省征社会抚养费166亿
The New York Times, September 26, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130927/c27population/dual/

Society (社会)

专家称中国2050年城镇化率将超80% (Experts say urbanization in China will reach 80% by 2050)
Economic Observer, September 26, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/2013/0926/250258.shtml

Tibet (西藏)

Tibetans appeal to speak for Tibet ahead of China’s UPR
Phayul.com, September 26, 2013
http://www.phayul.com/news/article.aspx?id=34041&article=Tibetans+appeal+to+speak+for+Tibet+ahead+of+China%E2%80%99s+UPR&t=1&c=1

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Business and Human Rights (商业和人权)

Danone’s Nutricia accused of bribing China doctors
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1318229/danones-nutricia-accused-bribing-china-doctors

Corruption (腐败)

中央巡视组提交报告:中储粮被曝基层腐败高发 (Central inspection teams: corruption prevalent in low-levels of China Grain Reserves)
Jinghua Times, September 26, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0926/c1001-23037510.html

中纪委网站20天接15253件举报 涉及贪贿渎职等 (Newly launched Party discipline commission’s website receives 15,253 reports about bribery and dereliction of duty in 20 days)
Beijing Morning Post, September 26, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0925/c70731-23024319.html

Death penalty (死刑)

Street vendor’s execution stokes anger in China
小贩夏俊峰被处死,引发公众愤怒
New York Times, September 26, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130926/c26vendor/dual/

Related weibo post:
木子老龙, September 26, 2013
张晶捧着夏俊峰的骨灰,几近崩溃。一场悲剧,三条人命,死去的,谁不是社会底层?你们真以为在他们之间,哪一方是鲁提辖,哪一方是镇关西?公民真正应该问的是——到底是谁,设计和维护这作恶的制度,在挑动底层相互砍杀之后,又装模作样出来主持公道?——他们才是真正的凶手! http://weibo.com/2711511694/AbfHEnbqB

25名律师发表联合声明 抗议夏俊峰被执行死刑 (25 lawyers issue joint statement to protest execution of Xia Junfeng)
Radio Free Asia, September 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/hc-09252013143447.html

Environment (环境)

China looks at reducing pollution faster in next five-year plan
Financial Times, September 24, 2013
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/425868ce-2529-11e3-9b22-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fworld_asia-pacific_china%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct&siteedition=intl#axzz2g0jHa8c7

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

北京警方延长拘留许志永声援者王功权 (Beijing police extends detention of Wang Gongquan, supporter of Xu Zhiyong)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 26, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130926_china_activist_investor_detention.shtml

滕彪:选择维权是一种必然 (Teng Biao: Choosing rights defense is a necessity)
Deutsche Welle, September 26, 2013
http://bit.ly/190wbG7

Information Control (信息控制)

从李天一案及夏俊峰案看社会舆论的份量 (Famous cases, Li Tianyi and Xia Junfeng, highlight strength of public opinion)
Radio France Internationale, September 26, 2013
http://rfi.my/16CD9dC

Internet (互联网)

China's "mini-Hong Kong" eyes Internet access, shrugs off Shanghai threat
Reuters, September 26, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/26/china-qianhai-idUSL4N0HM2JZ20130926

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

十一前夕京城驱赶外地访民 清场持续至三中全会结束 (Petitioners cleared from capital ahead of national holiday, crackdown to continue until the end of Third Plenary)
Radio Free Asia, September 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql-09262013094656.html

Villagers in Sichuan fear scrapped copper plant project will be resumed
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1317843/villagers-sichuan-fear-scrapped-copper-plant-project-will-be-resumed

Society (社会)

北京地区养老院调查:部分入住需要要等166年 (Survey shows some elders need to wait 166 years to enter Beijing nursing home)
China Security Daily, September 26, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0926/c1001-23039873.html

China’s elderly need beds, caregivers
Voice of America, September 25, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-elderly-need-beds-caregivers/1756822.html

Tibet (西藏)

Governments must focus on China’s failed policies in Tibet
The Tibet Post, September 26, 2013
http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/international/3652-governments-must-focus-on-chinas-failed-policies-in-tibet

Tibetan prisoner in failing health following harsh treatment in jail
Radio Free Asia, September 24, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/health-09242013165258.html

Women (妇女)

Son of Chinese army singers gets 10 years' jail for gang rape
Reuters, September 26, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/26/us-china-trial-idUSBRE98P05T20130926?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNewsl

Opinion (观点)

China corruption trials risk erosion of party legitimacy
英媒:高调反腐侵蚀中共执政合法性
Financial Times (English), September 25, 2013
British Broadcasting Corporation (Chinese), September 26, 2013
EN:http://on.ft.com/19CKHQQ CH:http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2013/09/130926_press_china_corruption.shtml

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

China launches juice probe after rotten fruit report
中国数家企业被指用腐烂水果做果汁
Reuters (English), September 23, 2013
British Broadcasting Corporation (Chinese), September 24, 2013

EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/24/us-china-juice-idUSBRE98N03620130924
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130924_china_juice_investigation.shtml

Corruption (腐败)

Political test in China as corruption probe encircles an oil titan
中石油腐败案测试习近平整党决心
New York Times, September, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130925/c25corruption/dual/

Death penalty (死刑)

Street hawker at heart of controversial chengguan homicide case executed
沈阳中院发布夏俊峰执行死刑微博全文
South China Morning Post (English), September 25, 2013
British Broadcasting Corporation (Chinese), September 25, 2013

EN:http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1317450/street-hawker-heart-controversial-chengguan-case-executed
CH:http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130924_shenyang_court_weibo_announcement.shtml

Related:
沈阳杀城管小贩夏俊峰被执行死刑 刑前坚称不服 (Street vendor refused to sign death penalty verdict before his execution)
Voice of America, September 25, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/article/1756523.html

Environment (环境)

Wringing China dry and blaming climate change
South China Morning Post, September 23, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1316067/wringing-china-dry-and-blaming-climate-change

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

中国人权活动人士曹顺利“失踪”
China activist Cao Shunli "disappears", says rights group
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 25, 2013
CH:http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/09/130925_caoshengli_disappear.shtml
EN:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24238678

Blind dissident says China still harassing family, urges Obama to act
Reuters, September 24, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/24/us-usa-china-chen-idUSBRE98N0ZY20130924

International Relations (国际关系)

China bans items for export to North Korea, fearing their use in weapons
中国发布禁售清单遏制朝鲜核野心
New York Times, September 25, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130925/c25nkorea/dual/

Information Control (信息控制)

Chinese police chief suspended after online storm over teenager's detention
The Guardian, September 24, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/24/chinese-police-chief-suspended-yang-hui-detention

Internet (互联网)

Facebook and Twitter too late for China's Internet
Reuters, September 25, 2013
http://townhall.com/news/sci-tech/2013/09/25/facebook-and-twitter-too-late-for-chinas-internet-n1709135

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

China in push to join US-led $4tn services trade talks
中国寻求加入《服务贸易协定》谈判
Financial Times, September 23, 2013
EN:http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/864744ec-21eb-11e3-bb64-00144feab7de.html?siteedition=intl
CH:http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001052637

Opinion (观点)

上海自贸区网络特区说过显夸张 (Calling Shanghai free trade zone an Internet free zone is an exaggeration)
The Global Times, September 25, 2013
http://opinion.huanqiu.com/editorial/2013-09/4389764.html

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Bo Xilai (薄熙来案)

Bo Xilai's sentence not linked to process of trial: lawyers
Radio Free Asia, September 23, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/bo-xilai-09232013125824.html

Children (儿童)

China police probe death of girls in washing machine
Agence France-Presse, September 24, 2013
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/kt-article-display-1.asp?xfile=data/international/2013/September/international_September626.xml§ion=international

Ethnic Groups (少数民族团体)

专家:满族人口千余万 文化传承面临六大困境 (Expert cites 6 difficulties facing preservation of Manchu cultural heritage)
The People’s Daily, September 24, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0924/c1001-23017288.html

Hong Kong (香港)

美驻港领事夏千福:支持香港实现普选 (U.S. consul general Clifford Hart reiterates U.S. support for universal suffrage in HK)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 24, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130924_clifford_hart_hk_election.shtml

Hukou (户口)

地方现逆城市化:市民为享受城镇化红利换农民户籍 (New thresholds set by local gov’ts make it harder for migrant workers to become urbanites)
Economic Information, September 24, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2013-09/24/c_117474578.htm

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

中国维权者参加联合国人权培训疑遭拦截失踪 (Rights defender en route to training in Geneva missing since Sept 14)
Voice of America, September 24, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-human-rights-un-20130923/1755270.html

For more information on Cao Shunli, see:
Chinese activists calling for greater participation in China’s international human rights reporting taken away by police
外交部前静坐的维权活跃人士遭警方清场
Human Rights in China, July 1, 2013
EN:http://hrichina.org/content/6801
CH:http://hrichina.org/cn/content/6805

Information Control (信息控制)

Crackdown on dissent in China meets online backlash after boy’s arrest
中国加码打击网谣致少年被捕引发争议
New York Times, September 24, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130924/c24crackdown/dual/

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment); 国际关系(安全,贸易和投资)

The latest from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The National Interest, September 24, 2013
http://nationalinterest.org/commentary/the-latest-the-shanghai-cooperation-organization-9118

Natural Resources (自然资源)

Opening the floodgates:The great rivers of China are being dammed, regardless of the consequences
The Economist, September 21, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21586538-great-rivers-china-are-being-dammed-regardless-consequences-opening-floodgates

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

EXCLUSIVE: China to lift ban on Facebook – but only within Shanghai free-trade zone
上海自贸区将不设防火墙 外网全解禁
South China Morning Post, September 24, 2013
EN:http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1316598/exclusive-china-lift-ban-facebook-only-within-shanghai-free-trade-zone>
CH:http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/13282/du-jia-shang-hai-zi-mao-qu-jiang-bu-she-fang-huo-qiang-wai-wang-quan-jie-jin

China's purported plan to phase out forced organ harvesting is no cause for celebration - says Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting
The Sacramento Bee, September 24, 2013
http://www.sacbee.com/2013/09/23/5762067/chinas-purported-plan-to-phase.html

Population (人口)

Wealthy Chinese seek U.S. surrogates for second child, green card
中国富人寻美国代孕 公民身份成考量
Reuters, September 22, 2013
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 24, 2013

EN:http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/22/us-china-surrogates-idUSBRE98L0JD20130922
CH:http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130923_chinese_babies.shtml

Society (社会)

以房养老:87.6%的人感觉不可行 8.8%愿尝试 (87.6% surveyed think “house-for-pension” program not feasible)
China Youth Daily, September 24, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0924/c1001-23009444.html

Torture (酷刑)

薄熙来倒台 刑讯逼供仍盛行 (With Bo’s downfall, interrogation under torture remains prevalent)
Deutsche Welle, September 24, 2013
http://bit.ly/1fyAvO5

Monday, September 23, 2013

Bo Xilai (薄熙来)

薄熙来对无期徒刑判决提出上诉 (Bo Xilai appeals life sentence)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 23, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130923_boxilai_appeal.shtml

With official’s conviction, China calls attention to graft crackdown
中国政府试图借处置薄熙来证明反腐决心
New York Times, September 23, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130923/c23bo/dual/

北京的目的:警告必须听命于中央 (Beijing’s objective in sentencing Bo: to warn cadres they must obey central authorities)
Deutsche Welle, September 23, 2013
http://bit.ly/14zjyyy

See the verdict
薄熙来案一审判决书全文 (Full text of first instance verdict on Bo Xilai’s trial)
The People’s Daily, September 22, 2013 http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0922/c1001-22990526.html

Children (儿童)

学校施工方因拖欠工程款将700名学生赶出教室 (Seven hundred pupils kicked out of classrooms as school owes construction fees)
Zhengzhou Evening News, September 23, 2013
http://news.zynews.com/2013-09/23/content_7197831_2.htm

9岁男童被挖右眼杀害抛尸湖中 身中100多刀 (Nine-year-old child found dead in Henan lake with right eye gouged out)
Dahe.cn, September 23, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0922/16/99D1KNJJ00014AEE.html

Civil Society (民间社会)

民间NGO:草根组织的人才困境 (Civil Society NGO: grassroots organizations face difficulties in keeping talent)
Gongyi Times, September 17, 2013
http://www.gongyishibao.com/gongyi1/yaowen/201309/ed29ac0aa1c44a73ae6c3b2c495db708.shtml

Corruption (腐败)

丁书苗被控非法经营获利20余亿 行贿8900余万 (Entrepreneur involved in railway scandal earned RMB 2 billion illegally, accepted 8.9 million in bribes)
Beijing News, September 23, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-09-23/121728277354.shtml

张曙光案揭出院士评选黑幕 (Sacked official admits: even being selected as scholars in top academies “requires money”)
The Global Times, September 23, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/depth_report/2013-09/4382131.html

收入的真相 (“Grey income” made up 12% of China’s 2011 GDP)
Caixin, September 23, 2013
http://magazine.caixin.com/2013-09-19/100584305.html

China graft crackdown highlights weibo's power
Voice of America, September 20, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-graft-crackdown-highlights-power-of-weibo/1753580.html

Information Control (信息控制)

China releases teenager accused of online rumour-mongering
The Financial Times, September 23, 2013
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/a791e658-2429-11e3-a8f7-00144feab7de,Authorised=false.html

Related:
Chinese teen held over retweets sparks "save the child" campaign
Radio Free Asia, September 20, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/retweet-09202013105724.html

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

In trial program, six foreign hedge funds to gain foothold in China
中国允许六家海外对冲基金落地
New York Times, September 22, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130922/c22hedge/dual/

Population (人口)

多地对社会抚养费下达征收任务 被指“鼓励超生” (Local officials seen as encouraging multiple children to collect one-child policy penalty fees)
Beijing News, September 20, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0920/c1001-22976119.html

Tibet (西藏)

Images show China continues its crackdown on Tibet mine protest
Zee News, September 21, 2013
http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/eu-expresses-concern-over-rights-violations-in-tibet_878174.html

EU expresses concern over rights violations in Tibet
The Tibet Post, September 23, 2013
http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/tibet/3644-images-show-china-continues-its-crackdown-on-tibet-mine-protest

Opinion (观点)

早让官员申报财产 才能避免更多薄熙来 (Disclosure of officials’ assets is necessary for preventing more corrupt officials like Bo)
South China Morning Post, September 23, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/opinion/13204/zao-rang-guan-yuan-shen-bao-cai-chan-cai-neng-bi-mian-geng-duo-bo-xi-lai

薄案判决:罪责越大,代价必然越大 (Bo verdict: the greater the guilt, the greater the price)
The Global Times, September 23, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2013-09/23/c_117468506.htm

Friday, September 20, 2013

Bo Xilai (薄熙来案)

Could Bo Xilai be housed in China's "luxury" prison?
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 19, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24142558

Children (儿童)

河南将为艾滋感染儿童发生活费 严格为发放对象保密 (Henan to provide living expenses to children with HIV/Aids)
Xinhua, September 20, 2013
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2013/09-20/5302877.shtml?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

China's stolen children: parents battle police indifference in search for young
The Guardian, September 19, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2013/sep/19/china-stolen-children

Corruption (腐败)

中纪委"月饼禁令"效果明显 燕窝鱼翅月饼难觅踪影 (Luxury moon cakes disappear after central discipline inspection commission’s ban on using them as gifts)
China Youth Daily, September 20, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2013/sep/19/china-stolen-children

Education (教育)

教育部统计显示小学生减少作业支持率不到7成 (Opinions solicited by Education Ministry show less than 70% of public supports reducing students’ homework)
China National Radio, September 20, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0920/c1001-22974735.html

Environment (环境)

China sets out to name and shame the country’s worst polluters
Quartz, September 19, 2013
http://qz.com/126088/china-sets-out-to-name-and-shame-the-countrys-worst-polluters/

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong couple sentenced for torturing maid
Wall Street Journal, September 19, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/19/hong-kong-couple-sentenced-for-torturing-maid/

Hukou (户口)

农民工积60分可申请落户广东办法或全国推广 (Guangdong pilots "household registration point-system," allows migrants to apply to become urbanites)
HSW.com, September 20, 2013
http://hsb.hsw.cn/2013-09/20/content_8512096.htm

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

杰出民主人士奖表扬公民维权代表 (Three rights defenders selected for Outstanding Democracy Award by U.S.-based foundation)
Voice of America, September 20, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/democracy-china-20130920/1753527.html

Chinese dissidents jailed ahead of Moon Festival
Radio Free Asia, September 19, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/festival-09192013143620.html

Information Control (信息控制)

法律界人士质疑甘肃初中生发帖被拘罪 (Legal experts question accusations against Gansu teenage detained for rumor mongering)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 20, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130920_china_socialmedialaw_1stcase.shtml

中国“网络文革”正在逼近? (Is an "Internet Cultural Revolution" unfolding in China?)
Deutsche Welle, September 19, 2013
http://dw.de/p/19kkJ

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment) 国际关系(安全,贸易和投资)

克里吁中国在叙利亚问题上发挥积极作用 (Kerry urges China to play positive role in Syria)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 20, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130919_us_china_syria.shtml

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

江苏规定补偿费未到位 农民有权拒绝交地 (Jiangsu regulations: farmers have right to refuse land handover if compensation is not received)
Xinhua, September 20, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0920/c1001-22974709.html

China land tenure reform project presents lessons learned
International Institute for Sustainable Development, September 18, 2013
http://forests-l.iisd.org/news/china-land-tenure-reform-project-presents-lessons-learned/215553/

See the report:
Forest tenure reform in China – results and lessons learned from the EU-SFA-FAO China Forest Tenure Project
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/mi285e/mi285e.pdf

Population (人口)

China’s one-child policy could be causing its trillion-dollar housing boom—and its eventual bust
Quartz, September 18, 2013
http://qz.com/124381/chinas-one-child-policy-could-be-causing-its-trillion-dollar-housing-boom-and-its-eventual-bust/

China to crack down on family planning fines after abuses found
Reuters, September 18, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/19/us-china-children-idUSBRE98I02Q20130919

Opinion (观点)

What’s behind China’s recent Internet crackdown?
China File, September 17, 2013
http://www.chinafile.com/what-behind-china-recent-internet-crackdown

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Bo Xilai (薄熙来案)

Bo Xilai jail letter: My name will be cleared one day
薄熙来狱中家书:「总有一天会搞清楚」
South China Morning Post, September 19, 2013
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1312577/bo-xilai-jail-letter-my-name-will-be-cleared-one-day
CH: http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/13018/bo-xi-lai-yu-zhong-jia-shu-zong-you-yi-tian-hui-gao-qing-chu

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong riddled with British spies, reports say
Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/18/hong-kong-riddled-with-british-spies-reports-say/

Health (健康)

China reminds hospitals not to push baby milk
Reuters, September 17, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/17/us-china-milk-idUSBRE98G0LD20130917

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

China detains activists Over UN campaign
Radio Free Asia, September 19, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/campaign-09182013110608.html

Related:
两维权人士赴日内瓦受训受阻 (Two rights defenders bound for training in Geneva blocked)
Radio Free Asia, September 16, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/custom-09162013102209.html

陈建芳广州出境受阻返上海 联合国人权培训被警方盘查 (Shanghai rights defender warned never to contact Geneva consulate general again)
Radio Free Asia, September 17, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/9-09172013143950.html

Chinese dissident arrested after TV interview
Sky News, September 19, 2013
http://news.sky.com/story/1142813/chinese-dissident-arrested-after-tv-interview

Internet (互联网)

百度配合警方捣毁保健品制假售假窝点 (Baidu helps police crackdown on fake healthcare products website)
Southern.com, September 19, 2013
http://it.southcn.com/9/2013-09/19/content_79635730.htm

Information Control (信息控制)

甘肃一初中生发帖涉嫌造谣被刑拘 (Gansu high school student criminally detained for rumor mongering)
Jinghua Times, September 19, 2013
http://epaper.jinghua.cn/html/2013-09/19/content_27240.htm

China crackdown on online rumors seen as ploy to nail critics
Reuters, September 18, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/18/net-us-china-internet-idUSBRE98H07X20130918

China's "Big Vs" disown selves online to avoid new gossip laws
The Register, September 18, 2013
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/09/18/verified_accounts_weibo_unverify_rumour_crackdown/

Related:
As Beijing’s online rumor crackdown intensifies, Chinese bloggers seek to “un-verify” themselves
Offbeat China, September 16, 2013
http://bit.ly/1a5Dppt

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment) 国际关系(安全,贸易和投资)

Jordan’s king calls for China to exercise influence in resolving Syrian crisis
Associated Press, September 18, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/jordans-king-calls-for-china-to-exercise-influence-in-resolving-syrian-crisis/2013/09/18/d0d7ffac-2023-11e3-9ad0-96244100e647_story.html

Despite a recent chill, Myanmar’s democracy needs Chinese investment
Quartz, September 18, 2013
http://qz.com/125327/despite-a-recent-chill-myanmars-democracy-needs-chinese-investment/

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

Can China's land reform succeed amid land grabs and social unrest?
International Business Times, September 18, 2013
http://www.ibtimes.com/can-chinas-land-reform-succeed-amid-land-grabs-social-unrest-1407360

Migrants (农民工)

World Bank chief urges China to better manage urbanization
Reuters, September 18, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/18/us-china-worldbank-idUSBRE98H0C420130918

See the speech:
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim's opening remarks to Beijing press conference
World Bank, September 18, 2013
http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/speech/2013/09/18/world-bank-group-president-jim-yong-kim-s-opening-remarks-to-beijing-press-conference

Open Government Information (信息公开)

权威解读:政府信息公开,让群众看得到、听得懂、信得过 (China’s Premier: Open Government Information should be seen, understood, and trusted by citizens)
Xinhua, September 19, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2013-09/4374359.html

Population (人口)

审计署:45县违规拨超生罚款16亿 3.2亿未上缴 (National audit office: 45 counties misappropriated RMB 1.6 billion of one-child penalty fees)
Beijing News, September 19, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0919/c1001-22969863.html

Related:
“超生罚款”是否还有存在的意义?(Is there any reason for one-child penalty fees to continue?)
Deutsche Welle, September 19, 2013
http://bit.ly/18COECK

China’s transformation frays traditional family ties, hurting many seniors
Washington Post, September 19, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/chinas-transformation-frays-traditional-family-ties-hurting-many-seniors/2013/09/18/50765b42-1538-11e3-961c-f22d3aaf19ab_story.html

Women ( 妇女)

Half of the world’s self-made women billionaires are from China
Quartz, September 17, 2013
http://qz.com/125160/half-of-the-worlds-self-made-women-billionaires-are-from-china/

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Security forces said to have killed 12 in raid in Western China
新疆警方突袭地下军械场打死12人
New York Tiimes, September 19, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130919/c19xinjiang/dual/

Opinion (观点)

A wave of repression in China
Washington Post, September 19, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/a-wave-of-repression-in-china/2013/09/18/b9695c68-1fc3-11e3-8459-657e0c72fec8_story.html

Can the Chinese Communist Party still reform?
The Diplomat, September 18, 2013
http://thediplomat.com/2013/09/18/can-the-chinese-communist-party-still-reform/?all=true

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Bo Xilai Case (薄熙来案)

Bo verdict expected in days with appeal likely
薄熙来案22日宣判 被告或提上诉
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2013
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1311992/verdict-bo-xilai-case-expected-within-days-appeal-likely
CH: http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/12903/bo-xi-lai-22ri-xuan-pan-bei-gao-huo-ti-shang-su

Children (儿童)

南京饿死女童案生母一审被判处无期 (Mother responsible for starving 2 baby daughters to death gets life sentence)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 18, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130918_nanjing_conviction.shtml

Corruption (腐败)

In China, the Devil doesn't wear Prada
Reuters, September 16, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/16/us-prada-earnings-idUSBRE98F0XL20130916

Cyber security (网络安全)

Symantec says hacker group found in China, linked to big Cyberattacks
中国的雇佣黑客集团被识破
Voice of America, September 18, 2013
EN: http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-symantec-says-hacker-group-found-in-china-linked-to-big-cyberattacks/1751398.html
CH:http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-mercenary-hacker-20130917/1751831.html

Health (健康)

Chinese hospital seeks virgins' blood
Agence France-Presse, September 17, 2013
http://bit.ly/1aJrLl4

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

House arrest for Hu Jia, Chinese dissident, after criticizing Communist Party in Sky News interview
Huffington Post, September 17, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/17/hu-jia-house-arrest_n_3943226.html

Information Control (信息控制)

The "legalization" of China’s Internet crackdown
Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/18/the-legalization-of-chinas-internet-crackdown/?mod=WSJBlog

Chinese Communist party intensifies online crackdown
The Guardian, September 17, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/17/chinese-communist-party-online-crackdown

The Beijing cop behind China’s online crackdown wields a “heavy fist”
Quartz, September 16, 2013
http://qz.com/124541/the-beijing-cop-behind-chinas-online-crackdown-wields-a-heavy-fist/

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment) , 国际关系(安全,贸易和投资)

China refuses to blame Assad for Syria gas attack
Agence France-Presse, September 17, 2013
http://bit.ly/18w98gi

SCO glimpses a new Eurasia in Bishkek
Asia Times Online, September 16, 2013
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/CHIN-01-160913.html

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋 )

Report points to local opposition to Beijing’s land reform efforts
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1311522/report-points-local-opposition-beijings-land-reform-efforts

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Beijing airport bomber asks for forgiveness
Wall Street Journal, September 17, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/17/beijing-airport-bomber-faces-trial/

Natural Resources (自然资源)

China finds resistance to oil deals in Africa
中国石油国企在非洲遭遇政府挑战
New York Times, September 18, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/world/20130918/c18africaoil/dual/

Society (社会)

中国留学生如何看待民主政治 (How Chinese overseas students view democratic politics)
Voice of America, September 18, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/chinese-students-democracy-20130917/1751846.html

See the survey:
在美中国留学生如何看待中西方政治制度 (How Chinese overseas students in the U.S. view China’s and the West’s respective political institutions)
New York Times, September 16, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130916/cc16overseas/

内地前首富宗庆后被砍 疑因报復
China's second richest man Zong Qinghou injured in knife attack
Hong Kong Commercial Newspaper (Chinese), September 18, 2013
The Telegraph (English), September 18, 2013

CH: http://www.wcn.com.hk/wcn/content/2013-09/18/content_788350.html
EN: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10316942/Chinas-second-richest-man-Zong-Qinghou-injured-in-knife-attack.html

中国8月份房价加速上涨 (Rise in housing prices accelerates in August)
Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2013
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20130918/bch104827.asp

Opinion (观点)

The real Bo Xilai story
Asia Times Online, September 17, 2013
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/CHIN-01-170913.html

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Corruption (腐败)

国家卫计委回应第一口奶事件:将严处违规人员 (National family planning office vows to crackdown on exclusive deals between infant formula companies and hospitals)
China News Service, September 17, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-09-17/181928240490.shtml

The risk of China's anti-corruption campaign
The Atlantic, September 17, 2013
http://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/09/the-risk-of-chinas-anti-corruption-campaign/279732/

Business and Human Rights (商业和人权)

Twitter’s plans may run into China’s attitudes toward the Internet
Twitter如何在中国获益
New York Times, September 17, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20130917/c17bishop/dual/

Education (教育)

昆山杜克大学获批正式设立 启动全球招生 (China formally permits Duke campus in Kunshan, launches global admissions)
China News Service, September 17, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/09/17/283940.html

Environment (环境)

中国8月空气质量全面下降 京津冀达标天数仅三成 (Air quality in August declined overall, major cities met standards only 30% of the time)
China News Service, September 17, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/09/17/283943.html

Freedom of Expression and Privacy (言论自由和隐私)

China's top court outlines legal limits to online speech
The Economic Observer, September 10, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/ens/2013/0910/249641.shtml

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

The China activist still seeking democracy after 50-year fight
Agence France-Presse, September 17, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1311656/china-activist-still-seeking-democracy-after-50-year-fight

Information Control (信息控制)

中国网络大V花总“被警方控制” (Another popular blogger taken away by police)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 17, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130917_china_huazong.shtml

薛蛮子央视认罪示众 网友惊叹忽如文革来 (Netizens surprised by televised confession by blogger Xue Manzi, see it as a return to the Cultural Revolution)
Voice of America, September 17, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/xuemanzi-20130916/1750546.html

中网办鼓吹收网加强三权 牢牢掌握网路舆论话语权 (State Internet Information Office vows firm control of online opinion)
Radio Free Asia, September 17, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/Zhongwangbanzhuasanquan-09172013072056.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

See Lu Wei’s article
鲁炜:把网上舆论工作作为宣传工作重中之重 (Lu Wei: controlling online opinion should be top priority of propaganda work)
The People’s Daily, September 17, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/m/2013-09-17/033728232935.shtml

Law (法律)

常回家看看入法两月调查:不常来儿女依旧不来 (Survey shows new “Visit Your Parents” law does not work)
Chongqing Morning Post, September 17, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-09-17/044128233539.shtml

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

习近平借鉴「毛路线」巩固领导 (Xi consolidates power by borrowing Mao’s policy)
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/12862/xi-jin-ping-jie-jian-mao-lu-xian-gong-gu-ling-dao

商务部:上海自贸区正有序筹备中 很快正式启动 (Commerce ministry: Shanghai free trade zone to launch soon)
The People’s Daily, September 17, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0917/c1001-22948339.html

China's currency will be fully convertible in months
Forbes, September 15, 2013
http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonchang/2013/09/15/chinas-currency-will-be-fully-convertible-in-months/

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

China steel plant halts as workforce protests over unpaid wages
Radio Free Asia, September 16, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/wages-09162013134012.html

Rule of Law (法治)

China Communist Party investigators tried over drowning
於其一猝死案开审 家属律师被拒提问
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 17, 2013
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24128095
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130917_yu_qiyi_case_open_pu.shtml

刑法专家建议将被讯问人沉默权写进法律 (Legal expert: the right to silence for people being interrogated should be written into law)
Legal Evening News, September 17, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0917/13/98VRK53M0001124J.html

Society (社会)

Turf War
News China Magazine, October 2013
http://www.newschinamag.com/magazine/turf-war

以房养老试点方案或明年一季度推出 (Pilot “House for pension” program to be introduced early next year)
21st Century Business Herald, September 17, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20130917/c17bishop/dual/

Related:
Xinhua Insight: House-for-pension stirs debate on perfect elder care solution
Xinhua, September 17, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/indepth/2013-09/17/c_132728087.htm

Opinion (观点)

《南华早报》社论:两高释法网络诽谤令人不安 (SCMP editorial: Two Supremes’ interpretation on Internet slander makes people worried)
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/opinion/12858/nan-hua-zao-bao-she-lun-liang-gao-shi-fa-wang-luo-fei-bang-ling-ren-bu

Monday, September 16, 2013

Animal Welfare and Rights (动物福利和权利)

中国动物权益战争的最前线 (Animal rights activists are changing animals’ fate)
Deutsch Welle, September 15, 2013
http://bit.ly/14a4VS1

Corruption (腐败)

Corruption and the world's biggest building
The Telegraph, September 16, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10308029/Corruption-and-the-worlds-biggest-building.html

In China, the dangers of due diligence
在中国开展尽职调查也可能很危险
The New York Times, September 13, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130916/c16investigator/dual/

Education (教育)

This house believes: some schools are teaching children how to think for themselves
The Economist, September 14, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21586319-some-schools-are-teaching-children-how-think-themselves-house-believes

教育部长:意识形态教育要进亿万学生头脑 (Education Minister: students should be the focus of our ideological work)
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/12774/jiao-yu-bu-chang-yi-shi-xing-tai-jiao-yu-yao-jin-yi-mo-xue-sheng-tou-nao

Health (健康)

中国去年共报告职业病2.7万余例 尘肺病占逾八成 (80+% of 27,000 reported cases of occupational diseases are lung disease)
China News Service, September 16, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0916/13/98T86F1B00014JB6.html

Hong Kong (香港)

UK “not relevant” in political reform: HK chief
Agence France-Presse, September 16, 2013
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/china/local-news/hong-kong/2013/09/16/389012/UK-not.htm

See article by Hugo Swire:
Voting, democracy and the future of Hong Kong
Foreign and Commonwealth Office, September 14, 2013
http://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/voting-democracy-and-the-future-of-hong-kong

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

维权律师发起成立中国保障人权律师服务团 (Rights defense lawyers organize group to protect legal services for detained lawyers)
Voice of America, September 16, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-right-20130915/1750006.html

“陪王炳章坐牢”扩大规模 (New York protest in support of jailed pro-democracy activist Wang Bingzhang continues)
Deutsche Welle, September 16, 2013
http://bit.ly/1dirDdl

Information Control (信息控制)

China broadcasts confession of Chinese-American blogger
Washington Post, September 15, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/china-broadcasts-confession-of-chinese-american-blogger/2013/09/15/3f2d82da-1e1a-11e3-8459-657e0c72fec8_story.html

中国续打压公盟带走林峥 肉唐僧亦遭人身控制 (Another Xu Zhiyong supporter taken away)
Radio France International, September 16, 2013
http://rfi.my/15wetaS

笑蜀:王功权被北京警方正式刑拘 (Wang Gongquan formally criminally detained by Beijing police)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 13, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130913_china_wanggongquan_detained.shtml

北京展开大规模网络镇压 (More than 450 arrested in one month in campaign to crackdown on internet rumors)
Radio France Internation, September 13, 2013
http://rfi.my/15xvL7t

Censorship has spurred writers, says Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1310577/censorship-has-spurred-writers-says-nobel-prize-winner-mo-yan

International Human Rights (国际人权)

北京人权论坛 避人权谈环境 (Beijing human rights forum talks environment, not rights)
Radio Free Asia, September 12, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xql-09122013145252.html


International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment), 国际关系(安全,贸易和投资)

China confirms new gas pipeline through Tajikistan
Agence France-Presse, September 14, 2013
http://www.france24.com/en/20130914-china-confirms-new-gas-pipeline-through-tajikistan

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

上千对越自卫反击战参战老兵在昆明请愿 (One thousand retired Vietnam War soldiers in Kunming petition gov’t for better benefits)
Radio Free Asia, September 13, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/hc-09132013150540.html

Society (社会)

视频:中国人口结构失衡造成娶妻难 (Population imbalance makes it difficult for men to find wives)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 13, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/multimedia/2013/09/130913_vid_china_bachelor.shtml

Women (妇女)

Chinese women lean close to hear Facebook’s Sandberg
Wall Street Journal, September 13, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/13/chinese-women-lean-close-to-hear-facebooks-sandberg/

No consensus: China debate on women’s roles
Wall Street Journal, September 13, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/13/lets-talk-about-leadership-as-pure-leadership/

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

乌鲁木齐一维族男子被警枪击 公安证实事件拒述详情 (Uyghur fruit vendor shot by police after dispute with law enforcement officer)
Radio Free Asia, September 12, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql-09122013092854.html

Opinion (观点)

China’s Net crackdown shows fear trumps reform
Japan Times, September 15, 2013
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2013/09/15/commentary/chinas-net-crackdown-shows-fear-trumps-reform/

Friday, September 13, 2013

Children (儿童)

新化三天内三所小学数百学生中毒 疑营养餐所致 (Hundreds of Hunan elementary school students suffer food poisoning, more than hundred hospitalized)
Huasheng Online, September 13, 2013
http://hunan.sina.com.cn/news/s/2013-09-13/093769951.html

温州学生集体流鼻血续:周边地区4年过百人死于癌症 (19 Wenzhou students get nosebleeds in new school, more than 100 cancer deaths in 4 years in surrounding areas)
Beijing Youth Daily, September 13, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0913/c1001-22911647.html

Corruption (腐败)

重庆出台党员干部“八严禁”“十二不准” (Chongqing Party cadres must follow “8 strictly-prohibited” actions and “12 not-allowed” behaviors)
Southern Daily News, September 12, 2013
http://ndnews.oeeee.com/html/201309/12/244382.html

Related weibo post:
华夏联播, September 13, 2013
“八严禁”、“十二不准”是普通公民都该遵守的行为,重庆用来要求党员干部,是把党的先锋队混同于老百姓!不如再加一条“严禁随地大小便”更让人逗乐。
http://weibo.com/1669358010/A9eurm8cB?mod=weibotime&sudaref=weibo.com

Mr Clean catches China's graft tigers by the tail
Reuters, September 12, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/12/us-china-politics-wang-idUSBRE98B17420130912

Environment (环境)

China’s plan to curb air pollution sets limits on coal use and vehicles
中国出台大气污染防治行动计划
New York Times, September 13, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130913/c13pollution/dual/

China bans new coal-fired plants in 3 regions to combat air pollution
Associated Press, September 12, 2013
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-bans-coal-fired-plants-regions-20232209

Freedom of Expression and Privacy (言论自由和隐私)

Beijing’s ban on Internet rumors threatens free speech. And some in China aren’t afraid to say it
Washington Post, September 11, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2013/09/11/beijings-ban-on-internet-rumors-threatens-free-speech-and-some-in-china-arent-afraid-to-say-it/

Health (健康)

中国超七成高校控烟不及格 吸烟重灾区移至食堂 (75% of universities fail at creating a non-smoking environment)
Beijing Morning Post, September 12, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0913/c1001-22907380.html

Information Control (信息控制)

Outspoken investor Wang Gongquan detained by police amid widening crackdown
South China Morning Post, September 13, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1309023/outspoken-investor-wang-gongquan-detained-police-amid-widening

For more information on Wang Gongquan, see:
Urgent statement on the criminal detention of Wang Gongquan
关于王功权先生被传唤的紧急声明
Human Rights in China, September 13, 2013
EN:http://hrichina.org/content/6915
CH:http://hrichina.org/cn/content/6916

对北大自由知识分子开刀?(Liberal professor “slandered” by state media, supporters call for prosecution under new Internet rules)
Deutsche Welle, September 12, 201
http://dw.de/p/19gQQ

China tries even harder to censor the internet
Deutsche Welle, September 12, 201
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-09-12/china-tries-even-harder-to-censor-the-internet

China to protect online whistleblowers, but only via official site
Reuters, September 12, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/12/us-china-corruption-idUSBRE98B09B20130912

F-F-Fear and loathing on the Chinese internet
Wall Street Journal, September 12, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/12/f-f-fear-and-loathing-on-the-chinese-internet/

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment) , 国际关系(安全,贸易和投资)

上合组织,12年成就举世瞩目 (Security cooperation is SCO’s greatest achievement in 12 years)
The People’s Daily, September 13, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0913/c1001-22909097.html

China in Central Asia: rising China, sinking Russia
The Economist, September 14, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/asia/21586304-vast-region-chinas-economic-clout-more-match-russias-rising-china-sinking

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

吉林钉子户与政府死磕3年:后半辈子就靠这房子 (Jilin “nail-house” occupant resists eviction for 3 years, unable to reach agreement with government)
Xinhua, September 13, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0913/c1001-22907460.html

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

国办同意建宁夏内陆开放型经济试验区部际联席会议制度 (State Council agrees to create an open economy pilot area in Ningxia)
The People’s Daily, September 13, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0913/c1001-22912992.html

Population (人口)

国务院发加快发展养老服务业若干意见 应对人口老龄化 (State Council issues directive on accelerating development of elder care industry in response to aging population)
The People’s Daily, September 13, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0913/c1001-22906251.html

Poverty (贫穷)

贫困地区农民人均纯收入不及全国六成 (Average income of farmers in poor areas falls below 60% of national average)
The People’s Daily, September 13, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0913/c1001-22906251.html

Rule of Law (法治)

Li Tianyi defense seeks retrial, online comments manipulated
China Smack, September 12, 2013
http://www.chinasmack.com/2013/stories/li-tianyi-defense-seeks-retrial-online-comments-manipulated.html

Society (社会)

Fights, bites, protests at China's national "Olympics"
Mudgee Guardian, September 13, 2013
http://www.mudgeeguardian.com.au/story/1773871/fights-bites-protests-at-chinas-national-olympics/?cs=5

Technology (科技)

Smartphones in China: taking a bite out of Apple
The Economist, September 14, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/business/21586344-xiaomi-often-described-chinas-answer-apple-actually-quite-different-taking-bite-out

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

新疆鄯善暴力恐怖案一审宣判 三人被判死刑 (Three sentenced to death for terrorism in Xinjiang)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 12, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130912_china_xinjiang_sentence.shtml

Related:
China sentences 3 to death over Xinjiang unrest: Xinhua
Agence France-Presse, September 12, 2013
http://bit.ly/1g7TaO7

Opinion (观点)

中国大学:一家汉族、城市、富人、男性俱乐部? (Are Chinese universities a club for male, rich, and urban Han Chinese?)
CN Politics, September 13, 2013
http://cnpolitics.org/2013/09/universities-in-china/

用国家形象包装网络文字狱,越包装越脏 (National image should not be basis for criminalizing “rumors”)
墙外墙, September 13, 2013
http://www.letscorp.net/archives/54861

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Children (儿童)

深圳数十小学生每日爬陡坡上学(Dozens of Shenzhen pupils must climb 80-degree hill to attend school)
Jing Bao, September 11, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/p/2013-09-12/173428200802.shtml

China's young people at increasing risk of suicide
Radio Free Asia, September 11, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/suicide-09112013114030.html

Corruption (腐败)

天津燃气集团董事长被曝接受调查 疑涉中石油案 (Tianjin Gas Group chairman under Party investigation in relation to ChinaPetro case)
21st Century Business Herald, September 12, 2013
http://biz.21cbh.com/2013/9-12/yMNDE3Xzc1OTMyMg.html

Related:
Two more senior executives investigated in Zhou Yongkang corruption probe
South China Morning Post, September 12, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1308791/two-more-senior-executives-investigated-zhou-yongkang-corruption

富豪榜背后的权力阴影 (The shadow of power behind wealth ranking)
Deutsche Welle, September 11, 2013
http://dw.de/p/19g51

Shell's $13 billion China refinery project shelved: paper
Reuters, September 11, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/11/us-china-refinery-idUSBRE98A03P20130911

揭秘全运会利益链:金牌内定裁判成主角(National Games exposed: gold medalists decided before competition, referees are reduced to puppets)
Xinmin Weekly, September 12, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/sd/2013-09-12/173928200808.shtml

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

高校建立网络红客监视学生引起舆论关注 (Parents and students complain about university Internet surveillance)
Radio Free Asia, September 12, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/yl-09112013145204.html

See original article
网络红客:我们是学校的眼睛,学生的嘴巴 (University Internet monitors: “we are the eyes of the school and the mouth of students”)
21CCom.net, September 6, 2013
http://www.21ccom.net/articles/zgyj/gqmq/article_2013090691412.html

Education (教育)

教育部前发言人呼吁中高考取消英语科目 (Former spokesperson of Education Ministry calls to cancel English classes to increase Chinese lessons)
Beijing News, September 12, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0912/c1001-22892637.html

Environment (环境)

国务院:将对环评不达标项目断电断水 (State Council: cut electricity and water of companies that cannot reach environmental benchmarks)
The People’s Daily, September 12, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0912/c1001-22897647.html

Related:
国务院发大气污染防治计划:力争五年消除重污染天气 (State Council aims to eliminate heavily polluted weather in five years)
The People’s Daily, September 12, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0912/c1001-22896581.html

Information Control (信息控制)

知名网友边民被拘 曾在躲猫猫事件中表现突出 (Famous netizen detained for Internet rumor)
Changjiang Daily, September 12, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0912/10/98IIRG2000011229.html

大V近黄昏?(Are the “Big Vs” losing influence?)
Southern Weekly, September 12, 2013
http://www.infzm.com/content/94222

At Sina Weibo's censorship hub, China's Little Brothers cleanse online chatter
Reuters, September 11, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/11/net-us-china-internet-idUSBRE98A18Z20130911

Sheryl Sandberg’s meeting with Beijing: what it means
Wall Street Journal, September 11, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/11/dont-get-too-excited-by-facebooks-sheryl-sandberg-china-visit/

International Human Rights 国际人权

北京人权论坛开幕:建设可持续的人权发展环境 (Beijing human rights forum opens, calls to build a sustainable environment for human rights development)
Xinhua, September 12, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2013-09/4351679.html

International Relations (国际关系)

中华人民共和国和吉尔吉斯共和国关于建立战略伙伴关系的联合宣言 (PRC and Kyrgyz Republic issue joint declaration to build a strategic relationship)
The People’s Daily, September 12, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0912/c1024-22894450.html

China cool on French U.N. proposal for Syria weapons
Reuters, September 11, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/11/us-syria-crisis-china-idUSBRE98A0F420130911

Society (社会)

Southeast Asia is becoming China’s version of Florida for retirees
Quartz, September 11, 2013
http://qz.com/123173/southeast-asia-is-becoming-chinas-version-of-florida-for-retirees/

The Chinese billionaires who got poorer
Wall Street Journal, September 11, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/11/the-chinese-billionaires-who-got-poorer/

Technology (科技)

China underwhelmed after first Apple event
Wall Street Journal, September 11, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/11/china-feels-jilted-after-first-apple-launch-event/

Opinion ( 观点)

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: China’s NATO?
The Diplomat, September 11, 2013
http://thediplomat.com/china-power/the-shanghai-cooperation-organization-chinas-nato/

Amid scandals, can China’s new organ transplant system work?
China File, September 11, 2013
http://www.chinafile.com/amid-scandals-can-china-s-new-organ-transplant-system-work

人民日报:网络在某种程度上绑架了现实社会 (People’s Daily: the Internet has kidnapped real society to some extent)
The People’s Daily, August 28, 2013
http://js.people.com.cn/html/2013/08/29/252272.html

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Children (儿童)

Migrant worker set off blast at Guilin school after child rejected
桂林小学爆炸案疑因农民工子女入学遭拒
South China Morning Post, September 11, 2013
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1307945/migrant-worker-set-explosion-guilin-school-after-child-rejected
CH: http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/12490/gui-lin-xiao-xue-bao-zha-yi-yin-nong-min-gong-zi-nu-ru-xue-zao-ju

医生在坟场性侵14岁少女 事后逼其服避孕药 (Doctor rapes girl in cemetery, then forces her to take contraceptive pills)
China News, September 11, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/s/p/2013-09-11/101228188371.shtml

Chinese boy whose eyes were gouged out by attacker receives implants from Hong Kong eye doctor
Associated Press, September 10, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/chinese-boy-whose-eyes-were-gouged-out-by-attacker-is-getting-implants-from-hk-eye-doctor/2013/09/10/ec2e679c-19ec-11e3-80ac-96205cacb45a_story.html

Consumer Product Safety ( 消费品安全)

工商总局曝光20起违法医药广告典型案件 (State commerce office exposes 20 illegal advertisements for medical products)
Xinhua, September 11, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-09-11/125928189284.shtml

Corruption (腐败)

Former top China rail official on trial for bribery
Agence France-Presse, September 10, 2013
http://bit.ly/13JGo67

Freedom of Expression and Privacy (言论自由和隐私)

记者调查广州太和镇违建 在政府和医院两遭暴打 (Reporters investigating government’s illegal construction beaten severely)
Jinyang Net, September 11, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0911/04/98FC98UP0001124J.html

Hong Kong (香港)

张德江讲话重在挺梁振英、挺法治、挺警队 (NPC head meets with representative from Hong Kong’s Disciplinary Forces in Beijing)
Takung Pao, September 10, 2013
http://news.takungpao.com/hkol/politics/2013-09/1894679.html

Human Rights Defenders ( 人权卫士)

Chinese dissident’s release “no sign” of easing internet controls
Radio Free Asia, September 9, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/shi-tao-09092013182032.html

Chen's brother denied Internet access amid war on “rumor”
Radio Free Asia, September 9, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/access-09102013102331.html

International Relations(国际关系)

Olympics-China offers grudging congratulations to Japan
中国外交部回避祝贺东京申奥成功 称愿与日方分享经验
Reuters, September 9, 2013
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/09/olympics-2020-china-idUSL3N0H52G620130909
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNE9880AV20130909?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

Longer wait for China residency permits irk foreign firms
中国出入境管理新规令外企苦恼
Reuters, September 8, 2013
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/08/us-china-visas-idUSBRE9870FT20130908
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNE98804620130909?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

Information Control (信息控制)

“两高”司法解释或将进一步压缩言论空间 ("Two Supremes" judicial interpretation may further compress space of expression)
New York Times, September 11, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130911/cc11libel/

Some of China’s prominent Internet voices
政府管制网络言论,微博大V有看法
New York Time, September 11, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130911/c11weibo-side/dual/

Rules to combat online rumours "unconstitutional," say experts
South China Morning Post, September 11, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1307959/experts-call-interpretation-punishing-rumours-unconstitutional

China renews push for control of Internet
The Telegraph, September 10, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10298038/China-renews-push-for-control-of-internet.html

Crackdown on bloggers is mounted by China
The New York Times, September 10, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/11/world/asia/china-cracks-down-on-online-opinion-makers.html

Population (人口)

《中国流动人口发展报告2013》发布—新生代成为流动人口主体 (Majority of China’s 236 million migrants are born in ‘80s, average age 28)
The People’s Daily, September 11, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0911/c1001-22877718.html

我国每年25万人死于自杀 系青壮年人群首位死因 (Suicide claims 250,000 lives annually in China, is leading cause of death among young people)
The People’s Daily, September 11, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0911/c1001-22879535.html

Society (社会)

养老金占收入比跌破警戒线 学者称因工资涨太快 (Pension-income ratio falls below critical level)
China Security Journal, September 10, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/china/201309/10/53868_32438835.htm

Technology (科技)

The surprise in Apple’s cheaper iPhone? In China, it’s expensive
The New York Times, September 11, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/12/technology/the-surprise-in-apples-cheaper-iphone-in-china-its-expensive.html

Opinion (观点)

王力雄﹕槍桿子已經不能出政權 (Wang Lixiong: Violence is no longer an option for regime change)
Ming Pao, September 11, 2013
http://news.mingpao.com/20130911/chb1.htm

China and America covet a continent's riches
The National Multimedia, September 11, 2013
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/opinion/China-and-America-covet-a-continents-riches-30214563.html

Is the rule of law coming to China?
The Diplomat, September 10, 2013
http://thediplomat.com/2013/09/10/is-the-rule-of-law-coming-to-china/?all=true

The global stake in China’s anti-corruption reform
Project Syndicate, September 10, 2013
http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/bo-xilai-and-the-anti-corruption-fight-in-china-by-michael-boskin#0P81aZoQakEVWqIP.99

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Children (儿童)

广西桂林爆炸案嫌疑人初步确定 (Guangxi bombing suspect caught)
China News Service, September 10, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-09-09/205828172988.shtml

Related:
广西桂林爆炸事故疑访民自杀引爆 (Guangxi explosion might be the result of a petitioner’s suicide)
Voice of America, September 10, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/guang-zhou-explosion-20130910/1746561.html

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

国家食药监管总局曝光7个保健食品违法广告 (National food and drug office exposes seven illegal advertisements for health food products)
China News Service, September 10, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-09-10/160428181090.shtml

Corruption (腐败)

Trial for Chinese businesswoman accused of bribing ex-minister
Wall Street Journal, September 9, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/09/key-figure-in-ex-railway-ministers-fall-to-face-trial/

Freedom of Expression and Privacy (言论自由和隐私)

Yahoo reports 29,000 data requests
Agence France-Presse, September 7, 2013
http://www.france24.com/en/20130907-yahoo-reports-29000-data-requests

See Yahoo! Report:
Transparency Report Overview
Yahoo! 2013
http://info.yahoo.com/transparency-report/

Health (健康)

Is pollution in China ratcheting up infertility?
Quartz, September 9, 2013
http://qz.com/122431/is-pollution-in-china-increasing-infertility/

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

“同囚行动”展开营救王炳章新章 (Supporters plan protests in New York to draw attention to plight of jailed pro-democracy activist Wang Bingzhang)
Deutsche Welle, September 9, 2013
http://dw.de/p/19eJ1

Information Control (信息控制)

关于“法律严惩网络诽谤” 高院高检的解释被指“亵渎”刑法 (Supreme Court’s Interpretation of laws applicable to “Internet defamation” criticized as "blasphaming" Criminal Law)
Radio France International, September 10, 2013
http://rfi.my/15MOLRW

See the article:
两高对网络诽谤的司法解释开恶劣先例 (Legal interpretation of laws applicable to Internet slander sets bad precedent)
The Economic Observer, September 9, 2013
http://chenjieren2007.blog.hexun.com/88460171_d.html

李方平:把“两高”关进笼子里 (Li Fangping: lock “two Supremes” into a cage)
Voice of America, September 10, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/li-fangping-20130910/1746594.html

In China, 500 retweets could mean three years in prison
The Verge, September 9, 2013
http://www.theverge.com/2013/9/9/4710222/china-passes-anti-defamation-laws-three-year-sentence-social-media-crackdown

International Relations (国际关系)

China, Uzbekistan vow to deepen strategic partnership
Xinhua, September 10, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-09/10/c_125354520.htm

China's WWII anger clouds view of Tokyo 2020 win
Agence France-Presse, September 9, 2013
http://bit.ly/14AvItc

Labor (劳工)

Where humiliation is normal: being LGBT in the Chinese workplace
China File, September 9, 2013
http://www.chinafile.com/where-humiliation-normal

Land, Housing, Property (土地、财产、房屋)

暴力拆迁何时休? (When will violent forced evictions be stopped?)
Deutsche Welle, September 9, 2013
http://dw.de/p/19eKa

Population (人口)

国家卫计委:2012年我国流动人口数量达2.36亿人 (National family planning office: China’s migrant population reached 236 million in 2012)
Deutsche Welle, September 9, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-09-10/102228178705.shtml

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

It's OK to protest in China, just don't march
National Public Radio, September 9, 2013
http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/09/09/219721983/its-ok-to-protest-in-china-just-dont-march

Re-education Through Labor (劳教)

Guangzhou to end controversial labor camps
China Daily, September 9, 2013
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-09/09/content_16953203.htm

Monday, September 09, 2013

Children (儿童)

桂林小学爆炸案致2人亡 17人受伤 (Two dead, 17 injured in Guilin elementary school explosion)
Beijing News, September 9, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/09/09/282585.html

Corruption (腐败)

中石油高层再有5人被带走:副总孙龙德刚接任董秘 (Five more oil executives taken in for questioning)
The People’s Daily, September 9, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/china/201309/09/53868_32422177.htm

Related:
中石油反腐风暴:大批处级干部被曝遭到调查 (Large number of mid-level cadres investigated in PetroChina anti-corruption crackdown)
The People’s Daily, September 9, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-09-09/034028165743.shtml

Exclusive: U.S. prosecutors add China bribe allegations to GSK probe
Reuters, September 6, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/06/us-gsk-bribery-doj-idUSBRE98511R20130906

Environment (环境)

Life inside a Chinese mining company
Green Youther, September 6, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/sep/06/life-inside-chinese-mining-company

Health (健康)

中科院:禽流感研究新突破 破解H7N9感染人奥秘 (China Academy of Sciences: research breakthrough in mystery of H7N9 human infection)
Guangzhou Daily, September 8, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/china/201309/08/53868_32408796.htm

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

China releases reporter jailed since 2005 after Yahoo disclosed details of email to government
Associated Press, September 8, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-releases-reporter-jailed-since-2005-after-yahoo-disclosed-details-of-email-to-government/2013/09/08/c1620a52-183c-11e3-961c-f22d3aaf19ab_story.html

For more information on Shi Tao, see:
About the Individual: Shi Tao
代表性个案:师涛
Human Rights in China, 2008
EN: http://www.ir2008.org/january-about.php
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/3941

中国异议人士张林的两女儿抵达美国 (Chinese dissident Zhang Lin’s two daughters arrive in U.S.)
Voice of America, September 7, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/zhang-lin-daughters-us-20130907/1745309.html

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