Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Death Penalty

平反冤案盘点 案中人均曾遭刑讯逼供
Closer Look: Putting China on the Path to Ending Capital Punishment
Caixin, April 03, 2013
CH: http://special.caixin.com/2013-03-28/100507309.html
EN: http://english.caixin.com/2013-04-03/100509655.html

Environment

绿色和平组织揭露中国工业磷肥污染严重 (Greenpeace Exposes Serious Pollution of Industrial Phosphate Fertilizer in China)
Radio Free Asia, April 02, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/hf-04022013152121.html

北京一季度天气史上较差 环保局长释因 (EPA Official: Air Pollution Worsens in Beijing, Coal and Oil Burning Prime Cause)
Beijing Daily, April 03, 2013
http://bj.people.com.cn/n/2013/0403/c82840-18399313.html

Related:
Beijing's Major Air Pollutants Up Almost 30 percent in First 3 Months of 2013
The Economic Observer, April 03, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/ens/2013/0403/242156.shtml

Freedom of Expression

广东举牌抗议朝鲜核试爆 刘远东拘留逾期疑被捕 (Guangdong Rights Defender Liu Yuandong Detained for Protesting N Korea Nuclear Test)
Radio Free Asia, April 02, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/junshiwaijiao/h-04022013121119.html

International Human Rights

China Rights Review 'Shrouded in Secrecy,' Activists Pressured
Radio Free Asia, April 03, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/rights-04032013094446.html

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

Feds: Researcher at Medical College of Wisconsin Stole US cancer data to study in China
Associated Press, April 03, 2013
http://host.madison.com/news/local/education/feds-researcher-at-medical-college-of-wisconsin-stole-us-cancer/article_ce99e738-9c51-11e2-a60a-001a4bcf887a.html

Related:
FBI逮捕又一华裔旅美研究人员 (FBI Accuses another Chinese American Researcher of Stealing Confidential Data for China)
Voice of America, April 03, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/wisconsin-china-researcher-20130402/1633547.html

The End of the Line
The Age, April 03, 2013
http://www.theage.com.au/world/the-end-of-the-line-20130403-2h60k.html

Chinese Tanker Loads Iranian Oil
Voice of America, April 02, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/chinese-tanker-loads-iranian-oil/1633071.html

Internet

Global Insight: China is Losing Virtual Propaganda War
Financial Times, April 03, 2013
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/11f239c2-9c4d-11e2-ba3c-00144feabdc0.html

June Fourth

从未忘却!民间首次公祭六四死难者 (Dissidents Gather in Hebei to Mourn Victims of June Fourth in First Such Public Memorial in China)
Deutsche Welle, April 03, 2013
http://bit.ly/Z8qlIk

Tibet

拉萨3.29山体滑坡被困和遇难人员名单公布 (81 of 83 Dead in Lhasa Gold Mine Landslide are Han Chinese)
Eastday, April 03, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130403/u1a7301967.html

United Nations

China Says UN Arms Treaty Lack Consensus
Agence France-Presse, April 03, 2013
http://www.nst.com.my/latest/china-says-un-arms-treaty-lack-consensus-1.247410

Opinion

China: 'Rogue' Donor or Beacon of South-South Co-operation?
The Guardian, April 02, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development-professionals-network/2013/apr/02/china-aid-africa-development

Why Apple Caved to China: iPhone, Android and Market Share
The Diplomat, April 03, 2013
http://thediplomat.com/pacific-money/2013/04/03/why-apple-caved-to-china-iphone-android-and-market-share/

China's Empowered Women Deliver A Slap in The Face to Gender Equality
South China Morning Post, April 02, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1204075/chinas-empowered-women-deliver-slap-face-gender-equality

Consumer Product Safety

China Pushes New Food Safety Measures
Al Jazeera, April 01, 2013
http://www.aljazeera.com/video/asia-pacific/2013/04/20134152055239974.html

Cyber Security

Apple. China. Cyberwar.
CNN, March 31, 2013
http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2013/03/31/apple-china-hackers-tradewar/

Environment

Poor Air Plagues 90% of Cities
Shanghai Daily, March 30, 2013
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2013/03/30/Poor%2Bair%2Bplagues%2B90%2Bof%2Bcities/

Air Pollution Linked to 1.2 Million Premature Deaths in China (中国一年120万人死于空气污染)
The New York Times, April 01, 2013
EN:http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/02/world/asia/air-pollution-linked-to-1-2-million-deaths-in-china.html
CH:http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/04/02/c02pollution/

Health

中国H7N9禽流感病毒感染增至7例 (Bird Flu Cases in China Rise to 7)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 02, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/04/130402_jiangsu_bird_flu.shtml

Related:
变种禽流感致两沪男死亡 官方迟报引发民众质疑 (Rare Bird Flu Virus Kills 2 in Shanghai, Authorities’ Late Release of Data Questioned by Public)
Radio Free Asia, April 01, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/ql-04012013105205.html

More HIV Cases among Chinese Students
China Daily, April 01, 2013
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-04/01/content_16363348.htm

Information Control

中宣部禁止媒体发表反党反毛言论 “新三反”人员不容于高校及媒体 (Report Sparks Fears of China Media Witch-Hunt)
Radio Free Asia, April 01, 2013
CH:http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/my-04012013105302.html
EN:http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/report-04022013111506.html

Related:

党校编审质疑中朝关系被停职 (Chinese Editor Suspended for Article on North Korea)
The New York Times, April 01, 2013
CH:http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/04/02/c02editor/
EN:http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/02/world/asia/chinese-suspend-editor-who-questioned-north-korea-alliance.html

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

Revealed: Canberra's Secret China Unit
The Sydney Morning Herald, April 01, 2013
http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/political-news/revealed-canberras-secret-china-unit-20130401-2h2e6.html

Migrants

China's Urbanization Drive Leaves Migrant Workers Out in the Cold
Reuters, March 30, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/31/us-china-urbanisation-idUSBRE92U00520130331

Political and Economic Reform

Chinese Eviction Village Wins Rare Vote
Radio Free Asia, April 01, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/vote-04012013110726.html

Rule of Law

杀海伍德的是谷开来,或另有其人? (New Book Questions Verdict on Gu Kailai, Wife of Bo Xilai, as Killer of Heywood)
Voice of America, April 01, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/heywood-20130401/1632537.html

Tibet

达赖喇嘛:百分百相信“中间道路”能取成果 (Dalai Lama: Fully Believes the “Middle Road” Will Lead to Success)
Radio Free Asia, April 01, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dalai-04012013150233.html

拉萨矿区滑坡83人被埋超1天 仍未发现生命迹象 (83 Buried For More than One Day by Landslide in Lhasa Gold Mine Show No Sign of Life)
The Global Times, April 01, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/photo/2013-03/2687468.html

Related:
Chinese Bloggers Criticise Apathy towards Environment
The Hindu, March 31, 2013
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/world/chinese-bloggers-criticise-apathy-towards-environment/article4567479.ece

Tibetan Political Activist Freed After 17 Years in Jail
Radio Free Asia, April 01, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/prisoner-04012013215019.html

XUAR

Uyghur Jailings Highlight Chinese Media Controls
Radio Free Asia, March 29, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/sentences-03292013154522.html

Opinion

China’s ‘Unconditional Foreign Aid’ for African Countries is a Big Myth
Business Daily, April 02, 2013
http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Opinion-and-Analysis/China-unconditional-aid-for-Africa-is-a-big-myth/-/539548/1736278/-/107jdi4/-/index.html

On China’s State-Sponsored Amnesia
The New York Times, April 01, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/02/opinion/on-chinas-state-sponsored-amnesia.html

Timothy Thomas: Why China Is Reading Your Email
The Wall Street Journal, March 29, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323419104578376042379430724.html

Insight: China’s Peaceful Rise, Community of Nations: Zheng Bijian’s Strategy
The Jakarta Post, April 01, 2013
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2013/04/01/insight-china-s-peaceful-rise-community-nations-zheng-bijian-s-strategy.html

What It Takes For China To Be No 1
Forbes, April 01, 2013
http://www.forbes.com/sites/panosmourdoukoutas/2013/04/01/what-it-takes-for-china-to-be-no-1/