Thursday, May 09, 2013

Corruption

呼吁财产公开者被批捕 外界将行动促当局放人 (Beijing Authorities Formally Charge Anti-Corruption Activists for 'Illegal Assembly')
Radio Free Asia, May 08, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/hx-05082013142621.html

Environment

环保部:“土壤污染数据属秘密”答复合法 (Ministry of Environmental Protection Defends Classifying Soil Pollution Data as State Secrets)
The Beijing News, May 09, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0509/c1001-21416569.html

Human Rights Defenders

朱虞夫“保外就医”申请被拒妻遭威胁 刘本琦案到法院决定自辩 (Authorities Deny Activist Zhu Yufu Medical Parole and Threaten His Wife, Hubei Activist Liu Benqi to Defend Himself in Court Against 'Subversion' Charges)
Radio Free Asia, May 08, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/z-05082013104725.html

Brother of Blind Chinese Activist Says He Was Beaten
Voice of America, May 09, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/brother-of-blind-chinese-activist-says-he-was-beaten/1657507.html

Information Control

China's State Media Hits Out at Big Tweeters
Radio Free Asia, May 08, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/tweeters-05082013162051.html

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

Dutch Government to Probe Export of Milk Formula to China
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 08, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22460796

China Dips a Toe Into Middle East Peace
The New York Times, May 08, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/09/world/asia/china-dips-a-toe-into-mideast-diplomacy.html?_r=2&

Population

Chinese Director Zhang Yimou Investigated 'For Breaching One-Child Policy'
The Daily Telegraph, May 09, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10046133/Chinese-director-Zhang-Yimou-investigated-for-breaching-one-child-policy.html

Protests and Petitions

北京警方处理安徽打工女孩死亡事件引发抗议 (Beijingers Protest Police Handling of Migrant Worker’s Suspicious Death)
Radio Free Asia, May 08, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/jg-05082013152146.html

Related:
Beijing Police Smother Area after Hundreds Protest Migrant Worker’s Death
The Washington Post, May 09, 2013
http://wapo.st/10sfyu5

Chinese Petition Obama on Invasion, Poisoning and Tofu
中国网民的白宫“上访潮”
Financial Times, May 09, 2013
EN: http://on.ft.com/174owoE
CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001050333

Related:
Chinese Netizens' White House Petition Draws Beijing Response
Radio Free Asia, May 08, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/petition-05082013134549.html

浙江东阳村民举报村支书贪污被鉴定为精神病 (Zhejiang Local Police to Compensate Petitioner Subjected to Forced Treatment in Mental Hospital)
Caijing Magazine, May 08, 2013
http://politics.caijing.com.cn/2013-05-08/112752892.html

Opinion

人民网评:取消信访排名,变截访为接访 (Authorities Should Abolish Stats on “Abnormal Petitioners” and Accept All without Conditions)
People's Daily, May 09, 2013
http://opinion.people.com.cn/n/2013/0508/c1003-21413099.html

China May Not Overtake America This Century After All
The Daily Telegraph, May 09, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/10044456/China-may-not-overtake-America-this-century-after-all.html

China's Citizens Must Act to Save Their Environment
Nature, May 09, 2013
http://www.nature.com/news/china-s-citizens-must-act-to-save-their-environment-1.12939

Corruption

Official Children Get Crop of Chinese Graduate Jobs
Radio Free Asia, May 07, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/jobs-05072013141934.html

Cyber Security

China Calls U.S. The "Real Hacking Empire" after Pentagon Report
Reuters, May 08, 2013
http://news.yahoo.com/china-calls-u-real-hacking-empire-pentagon-report-024829833.html

Environment

Desertification Affects 400m Chinese
China Daily, May 08, 2013
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-05/08/content_16485525.htm

Freedom of Expression and Privacy

国际记联:不要对《Lens》杂志动高压 (Press Freedom Group Urges China to End Pressure on Lens Magazine after Exposé on RTL Abuses)
Voice of America, May 07, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/ifjchina-lenz-event-20130507/1656228.html

Health

Chinese Women With HIV Suffer Harassment and Stigma
Radio Free Asia, May 08, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/hiv-05072013104246.html

江西1名80岁H7N9患者康复出院 全国共43名患者康复 (H7N9 Update: 43 Infected People Have Recovered)
Guangzhou Daily, May 08, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/china/201305/08/53868_30475566.htm

Intellectual Property Rights

China's Ideas Gap Necessitates Theft
Asia Times Online, May 08, 2013
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China_Business/CBIZ-01-080513.html

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

No Apology from Downing Street over Dalai Lama Meeting
The Daily Telegraph, May 07, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron/10042095/No-apology-from-Downing-Street-over-Dalai-Lama-meeting.html

Related:
英媒:达赖喇嘛或是卡梅伦访华的障碍 (Meeting Dalai Lama May Hinder Cameron’s Visit to Beijing)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 08, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2013/05/130508_press_cameron_china.shtml

China and Africa Discuss Health Treatment Problems
Voice of America, May 07, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-africa-health-treatment/1656329.html

人民日报:钓鱼岛归中国 琉球也到可再议的时候 (As Diaoyu Islands Return to China, it’s Time to Claim Okinawa)
People's Daily, May 08, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn//n/2013/0508/c1001-21400715.html

Land, Property, Housing

粤陆丰三日连爆两起千人土地维权事件 晋拆迁队与民激战强拆被迫叫停 (1500 Join Two Guangdong Land Grab Protests in 3 Days, Shanxi Villagers Stop Demolition)
Radio Free Asia, May 08, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ky-05072013122546.html

Open Government Information

China Detains Activist Liu Ping on Subversion Charges
The Guardian, May 08, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/08/china-detains-activist-liu-ping

Related:
江西独立参选人刘萍因煽动颠覆罪被刑拘 (Liu Ping, Jiangxi Local Congress Candidate, Detained for Requesting Disclosure of Official Assets)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 08, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/05/130508_china_activist_subversion.shtml

Political and Economic Reform

习近平:否定了毛泽东,天下会大乱 (Xi Jinping: Repudiating Maoism Will Throw China into Chaos)
Deutsche Welle, May 08, 2013
http://bit.ly/YuqTMB

Related:
党史专家:习近平“两个不能否定”讲话有3大意义 (Party Historian: Xi Says Party Cannot Stand without Maoism)
Phoenix TV, May 08, 2013
http://news.ifeng.com/mainland/detail_2013_05/07/24995842_0.shtml

Population

Escape From China: One-Fifth Of Affluent Chinese Plan To Emigrate
International Business Times, May 08, 2013
http://www.ibtimes.com/escape-china-one-fifth-affluent-chinese-plan-emigrate-1242501

Rule of Law

北京警方首次就朱令中毒案作出回应 (Beijing Police Says Zhu Ling Poisoning Case Can’t Be Cracked)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 08, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/05/130508_zhu_ling_beijing_police.shtml

Related:
BBC News Hour (Coverage of Chinese poisoning case at 26 minutes in)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 08, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p017vz39

Opinion

茅于轼先生的被威胁和伪民意 (Mao Yushi Attacked by Same Citizens whose Rights He Defends)
The New York Times, May 08, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/article/opinion/2013/05/08/cc08xiaohan/