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