Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Animal Welfare and Rights

Outrage over China Tiger Abuse
Bangkok Post, May 07, 2013
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/348829/outrage-over-china-tiger-abuse

Consumer Product Safety

Yum Says Not Affected by China Mutton Scandal
Reuters, May 06, 2013
http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/05/06/us-yum-china-littlesheep-idINBRE94502E20130506

40 Tons of Tainted Pork Allegedly Sold in China
Time , May 07, 2013
http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/05/06/40-tons-of-tainted-pork-allegedly-sold-in-china/

Corruption

中国军方鹰派承认腐败是中国军队战斗力的第一杀手 (Military Hardliners Acknowledge Corruption is Main Threat to China's Military Capabilities)
Voice of America, May 07, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/military-corruption-20130507/1655989.html

Cyber Security

美发布中国军力报告
China’s Military Is Accused by U.S. In Cyberattacks
The New York Times, May 07, 2013
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/05/07/c07pentagon/
EN: http://cn.nytimes.com/article/china/2013/05/07/c07pentagon/en/

Related:
中国回应美国防部报告 称间谍活动指责毫无根据 (China Says U.S. Accusation of Chinese Cyberattacks is Groundless)
Reuters, May 07, 2013
http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNE94608V20130507

Environment

Where There's Smoke There's China
The Age, May 07, 2013
http://www.theage.com.au/world/where-theres-smoke-theres-china-20130507-2j5lk.html

Hong Kong Risks Losing 'Pink Dolphins' Because Of China's Pollution, Conservationists Warn
Huffington Post, May 07, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/06/hong-kong-pink-dolphins_n_3223579.html?utm_hp_ref=green

That Stink Is the Smell of Money: China's New Rubber-Farming Dilemma
The Atlantic, May 06, 2013
http://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/05/that-stink-is-the-smell-of-money-chinas-new-rubber-farming-dilemma/275578/

Freedom of Association and Assembly

中纪委官员:严禁到公共场所拦截正常上访群众 (CPC Commission: Intercepting “Normal” Petitioners in Public Places is Strictly Prohibited)
China News Service, May 07, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn//n/2013/0507/c70731-21393790.html

Freedom of Expression and Privacy

China’s Changing Internet Landscape
The New York Times, May 06, 2013
http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/05/06/chinas-changing-internet-landscape/

Censorship Feeds Criticism of Chinese Poisoning Case
Bloomberg, May 06, 2013
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-06/censorship-feeds-criticism-of-chinese-poisoning-case.html

Health

中国大陆共确诊H7N9禽流感病例129例 死亡31人 (H7N9 Update: 31 Dead Out of 129 Total Cases)
Reuters, May 07, 2013
http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNE94604I20130507

Mental-Health Patients Given OK to Leave 'Have Nowhere To Go'
China Daily, May 07, 2013
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-05/07/content_16480683.htm

Hong Kong

汤显明又被指在任内曾收礼约450份 (Former Anticorruption Head in HK again Criticized for Accepting 450 Gifts)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 07, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/05/130507_hkicac_tang.shtml

Hukou

国务院:年内出台居住证管理办法 推进户籍改革 (State Council: China Will Introduce Measure to Promote Hukou Reform This Year)
Caijing Magazine, May 07, 2013
http://economy.caijing.com.cn/2013-05-07/112748749.html

Related:
China to Press Ahead With Hukou Reform
Economic Observer, May 07, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/ens/2013/0507/243720.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

四川维权人士陈云飞仍下落不明 (Sichuan Rights Defender Chen Yuefei Unaccounted for after Taken by Police on May 4)
Voice of America, May 07, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/chen-yunfei-20130507/1656012.html

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

China Seeks to Extradite Kiwi over Prostitute Death
The New Zealand Herald, May 07, 2013
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10882116

China Seeks to Water Down Key World Bank Report
Financial Times, May 07, 2013
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/a1ca36d2-b654-11e2-b1e5-00144feabdc0.html

Protests and Petitions

朱令案请愿签名突破十万 白宫或须回应 (100,000 Chinese Americans Petition White House to Investigate 1990s Poisoning Case)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 06, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/05/130506_zhuling_white_house_petition.shtml

Tibet

拉萨古城被当局大肆改建 作家唯色呼吁全球拯救拉萨 (Tibetan Writer Woeser Asks World to Rescue Lhasa from Wanton Rebuilding)
Radio Free Asia, May 07, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ed-05062013130108.html

Chinese Mines Pollute Tibet's Rivers, Streams
Radio Free Asia, May 06, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/mines-05062013154914.html

Opinion

China’s Black Hole: Let's face it - We have little idea what's actually going on in Xinjiang and Tibet
Foreign Policy, April 26, 2013
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/04/26/china_s_black_hole_tibet_xinjiang

China Needs Justice, Not Equality
Foreign Affairs, May 06, 2013
http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/139365/martin-king-whyte/china-needs-justice-not-equality