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