Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Ethnic Groups

北京中央民族大学维吾尔学生被汉族学生群殴
Tensions at University in Beijing After Uyghur Student Assaulted
Radio Free Asia, April 30, 2013
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/nu-04292013145918.html
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/university-04292013182905.html

Human Rights Defenders

山东临沂对陈光诚大哥家骚扰迫害升级 (Home of Chen Guangcheng’s Brother is Repeatedly Attacked at Night)
Voice of America, April 30, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/shandong-chen-guangfu-20130430/1651484.html

陈光诚侄子狱中患病治疗遭拒 向联合国求助 (Denied Medical Treatment, Chen Guangcheng’s Imprisoned Nephew Asks UN for Help)
Voice of America, April 30, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/chen-guangchengs-newphew-has-acute-appendicitics-20130429/1651295.html

Authorities Drop Charges Against Chen Guangcheng's Relatives
Radio Free Asia, April 29, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/chen-guangcheng-04292013104921.html

Law

China's Mental Health Law to Take Effect
Xinhua News Agency, April 30, 2013
http://english.sina.com/china/2013/0430/586758.html

Media

缅甸首次批准外国日报出版发行 (Myanmar Approves, for First Time, Publishing of Foreign Newspaper)
Xinhua News Agency, April 30, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/w/2013-04-30/213326994602.shtml

Protests and Petitions

Four Held After Fresh Clashes in China's Wukan
Radio Free Asia, April 29, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/clashes-04292013140335.html

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

美国防部长称美承认钓鱼岛处在日本管辖之下 (U.S. Defense Secretary: U.S. Recognizes Diaoyu Islands Are Within Japan’s Jurisdiction)
People's Daily, April 30, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/w/2013-04-30/163526993776.shtml

Overlap of U.S., China Interests on DPRK Only Goes So Far
China Daily, April 30, 2013
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/2013-04/30/content_16463773.htm

New Database Focuses on China's Secretive Aid to Africa
Reuters, April 29, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/30/us-china-africa-aid-idUSBRE93T01Z20130430

Related:
Domestic Critics Carp Over Extent of China's Munificence Towards Africa
The Guardian, April 30, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2013/apr/29/china-critics-aid-package-africa

Africa's Future Leaders Benefit from Beijing's Desire to Win Hearts and Minds
The Guardian, April 30, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2013/apr/29/africa-future-leaders-china-aid-programme

Arctic Council: EU Out But China Likely in, Academics Say
Nunatsiaq News, April 30, 2013
http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674arctic_council_eu_out_but_china_likely_in_academics_say/

Experts Baffled by China-India Border Stand-off Amid Improving Ties
South China Morning Post, April 30, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1226203/experts-baffled-china-india-border-stand-amid-improving-ties

Related:
India to Take ‘Every Step’ to Deal with Chinese Incursion
Financial Times, April 30, 2013
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/d0cdaf44-b164-11e2-b324-00144feabdc0.html

Taiwan

Taiwan Will Not Promote 'Independence,' Ma Says
Xinhua News Agency, April 30, 2013
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2013/04/30/Taiwan%2Bwill%2Bnot%2Bpromote%2Bindependence%2BMa%2Bsays/

XUAR

中国当局逮捕19名卷入新疆暴力的“恐怖分子” (Chinese Authorities Arrest 19 “Terrorists” Involved in Xinjiang Violence)
Voice of America, April 30, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-xin-jiang-uprest-20130430/1651461.html

Opinion

Why the China Dream Might Be a Mirage
Bloomberg, April 29, 2013
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-29/why-the-china-dream-might-be-a-mirage.html

Jonathan Kay: China’s Ruthless Foreign Policy is Changing the World in Dangerous Ways
National Post, April 29, 2013
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/04/29/jonathan-kay-chinas-ruthless-foreign-policy-is-changing-the-world-in-dangerous-ways/

Business and Human Rights

Hollywood Bows to China Censors
Stuff, April 29, 2013
http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/film/8608942/Hollywood-bows-to-China-censors

Related:
Hollywood Searches For 'Pot Of Gold' In China
National Public Radio, April 29, 2013
http://www.npr.org/2013/04/29/179762909/hollywood-pushes-to-beak-into-chinese-film-market

Consumer Product Safety

China Demand for Baby Formula Puts Squeeze on Europe
Associated Press, April 29, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1224680/china-demand-baby-formula-puts-squeeze-europe

Corruption

China's Bosses Criticized over High Pay
Financial Times, April 29, 2013
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/29/business/china-bosses-criticized-pay/

Chinese Military Cracks Down on License Plates and Corruption
Reuters, April 28, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/28/us-china-military-vehicles-idUSBRE93R08620130428?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Disasters

China Accused of Covering Up Quake Damage
Radio Free Asia, April 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/earthquake-04262013105411.html

Freedom of Association and Assembly

"寻找林昭的灵魂" ,45周年纪念活动受阻 (Authorities Curtail Commemoration of 45th Anniversary of Lin Zhao’s Death)
Deutsche Welle, April 29, 2013
http://dw.de/p/18Oru

Related:
胡耀邦三子胡德华参加聚会纪念林昭 (Hu Yaobang’s Son Attends Commemoration of Lin Zhao)
Voice of America, April 29, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/beijing-heaby-weight-liberals-gather-to-remember-lin-zhao-20130429/1650712.html

Health

上海1名H7N9确诊患者死亡 (H7N9 Update: One More Death in Shanghai)
Sina, April 29, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-29/171426987557.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

艾未未促中国公民克服恐惧建立勇气社会 (Ai Weiwei in U.S. Press Urges Chinese Citizens to Overcome Fear, Establish Brave Society)
Voice of America, April 28, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/ai-weiwei-calls-for-courage-to-fight-tyrannys-20130428/1650281.html

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

Turkey Becomes Partner of China, Russia-led Security Bloc
Reuters, April 26, 2013
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/04/26/uk-turkey-shanghai-idUKBRE93P17220130426

China Investment Deal Raises Red Flags in China
Deutsche Welle, April 26, 2013
http://www.dw.de/china-investment-deal-raises-red-flags-in-canada/a-16775194

Call for New Zealand to Cut Ties with China
ONE News, April 27, 2013
http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/call-new-zealand-cut-ties-china-5419228

Chinese NGOs Reach Out to African Countries
China Daily, April 29, 2013
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2013-04/29/content_16461327.htm

China's Changing Calculus on North Korea
Asia Times Online, April 29, 2013
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Korea/KOR-01-290413.html

Welcoming PM’s Statement, China ‘ready to work with India’ to Resolve Border Row
The Hindu, April 29, 2013
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/world/welcoming-pms-statement-china-ready-to-work-with-india-to-resolve-border-row/article4663556.ece

Labor

习近平在同全国劳动模范代表座谈时的讲话(全文) (Xi Jinping: Working Class Must Play Dominant Role in Advancing Society)
People's Daily, April 29, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130429/u1a7359026.html

Land, Property, Housing

乌坎村村民堵路抗议牧场毁房与警对峙 (Wukan Villagers Stage Mass Protest over Delay in Solving Land Problem)
Radio Free Asia, April 28, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql-04282013153931.html

Media

Satirizing China With the ‘China Daily Show’
“狂人日报”网站用嘲讽表达观点
The New York Times, April 26, 2013
EN:http://rendezvous.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/25/satirizing-china-with-the-china-daily-show/
CH:http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/04/27/c27satire/

Political and Economic Reform

Xi follows in Mao's Footsteps on Path to Consolidate Power
South China Morning Post, April 29, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1225503/xi-follows-maos-footsteps-path-consolidate-power

Tibet

青海囊谦七藏人被捕藏民集体请愿 玉树灾民面临居无住所困境 (Seven Tibetans Arrested in Qinghai)
Radio Free Asia, April 28, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-04282013154829.html

XUAR

Doubts Over China Government Claims on Xinjiang Attack
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 29, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22319579

Related:
新疆授予15名烈士及另9人反恐勇士称号 (XUAR Calls 15 Killed in Xinjiang and 9 Others “Counterterrorism Warriors”)
Xinhua News Agency, April 29, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-29/153426987295.shtml

Second Clash Reported in Xinjiang
Radio Free Asia, April 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/violence-04262013165708.html

Opinion

What China and Russia Don't Get About Soft Power
Foreign Policy, April 29, 2013
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/04/29/what_china_and_russia_don_t_get_about_soft_power?page=0,0&wp_login_redirect=0

Is China Pivoting to the Gulf?
Al Arabiya, April 29, 2013
http://english.alarabiya.net/en/2013/04/28/Is-China-pivoting-to-the-Gulf-.html