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