Thursday, May 23, 2013

Children

留守小学生遭同学围殴致脾脏破裂 (“Left-Behind” Children of Migrant Workers are Targets of School Violence: Student’s Spleen Ruptured in Beating by Classmates)
Hua Sheng Zai Xian(华声在线), May 23, 2013
http://hunan.voc.com.cn/article/201305/201305230744127173.html

Cyber Security

Hackers Find China Is Land of Opportunity
The New York Times, May 23, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/23/world/asia/in-china-hacking-has-widespread-acceptance.html

Freedom of Expression and Privacy

视频:美副总统拜登称中国不能自由呼吸 (Video Clip of Biden at UPenn Commencement: China is “a Nation Where You Cannot Breathe Free”)
Sina, May 23, 2013
http://video.sina.com.cn/p/news/w/v/2013-05-23/183362463245.html

Related:
中国留学生要求美国副总统为“不当言论”道歉 (UPenn Chinese Students Ask Biden to Apologize for Criticizing China)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 23, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/05/130523_us_biden_china.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

China Warns Blind Dissident Chen Guangcheng Ahead of Taiwan Trip
South China Morning Post, May 23, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1244215/china-warns-blind-dissident-chen-guangcheng-ahead-taiwan-trip

Ai Weiwei Rages against State Abuses in Song, Dumbass
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 22, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22627605

International Human Rights

大赦国际年度报告:中国持续打压异议人士 (Amnesty International Says China Continues to Crack Down on Dissidents)
Deutsche Welle, May 23, 2013
http://bit.ly/1873R3P

台湾民进党员发表《台海人权决议文》 (Taiwan’s Opposition Party Drafts Resolution to Base Relations with China on Universal Human Rights Values)
Radio Free Asia, May 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/al-05222013112616.html

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

North Korea Says Willing to Take China's Advice to Start Talks
Reuters, May 23, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/23/us-korea-north-china-idUSBRE94M0HQ20130523

中國海軍進仁愛礁 菲指挑釁 (Philippines Calls China’s Warship Circling Disputed Territory “Provocative and Illegal”)
Ming Pao, May 23, 2013
http://news.mingpao.com/20130523/caa2.htm

China Milk Powder Firms Court Foreign Cachet for Domestic Gains
Reuters, May 22, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/22/us-china-dairy-milkpowder-idUSBRE94L17O20130522

BBC民调:中国国际形象八年来最差 (BBC Poll Shows China’s International Image is Worst in Eight Years)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 23, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/05/130522_bbc_poll_country_influence.shtml

Related:
Views of China and India Slide While UK’s Ratings Climb: Global Poll
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 22, 2013
http://www.worldpublicopinion.org/pipa/2013%20Country%20Rating%20Poll.pdf

June Fourth

Activists Warned Off Tiananmen Memorial March
Radio Free Asia, May 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/warned-05222013141813.html

Related:
广州三市民“六四”纪念游行申请被受理 (Three Guangzhou Residents’ Application to March on June Fourth Accepted)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 23, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/05/130523_guangzhouo_xuxiangrong_june4.shtml

Rule of Law

广西北海绝食律师结束抗议行动 (Two Guangxi Lawyers End Hunger Strike after Court Reinstates Their Right to Defense)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 23, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/05/130523_china_guangxi_lawyers.shtml

广西首例组织出卖人体器官案主刀者被判6年 (Surgeon Gets Six-Year Sentence in Guangxi’s First Case of Organized Human Organ Trading)
Xinhua News Agency, May 23, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0523/10/8VI9JQJV00014JB5.html

Social Security

China's Elderly Bereaved Parents Protest Lack of Help
Radio Free Asia, May 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/help-05222013104707.html

Society

郑戈:留京年龄门槛该不该设?
Ageism in China: Why 25-and-Up Is Already Too Old to Hire in Beijing
Caixin, May 23, 2013
CH: http://opinion.caixin.com/2013-05-13/100527142.html
EN:http://www.worldcrunch.com/culture-society/ageism-in-china-why-25-and-up-is-already-too-old-to-hire-in-beijing/beijing-employment-regulation-restriction-china/c3s11873/?utm_source=Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=f936b07377-May_23_20135_23_2013&utm_medium=em

长沙向孕妇发放孕妇徽章 称可区分胖子与孕妇 (10,000 Badges Issued in Changsha to Distinguish Pregnant from Plus-Sized Women)
Net Ease, May 23, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0523/06/8VHRP3HF00011229.html

Tibet

Tibetan Rights Groups Criticise China over Monk's Five-Year Jail Term
The Guardian, May 23, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/23/tibetan-rights-criticise-china-jails-monk

United Nations

China Offers 500 Troops to UN Mali Force
South China Morning Post, May 23, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1244305/china-offers-500-troops-un-mali-force

Animal Welfare and Rights

野生动物保护组织人士:“中国是最大野生动物消费国”的说法证据确凿 (NGO Confirms China is World’s Biggest Consumer of Wild Animals)
Radio Free Asia, May 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/jingmao/nu-05212013163414.html

Folk Remedy Extracted From Captive Bears Stirs Furor in China
归真堂IPO受阻,中国动物权益保护者的胜利
The New York Times, May 21, 2013
EN:http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/22/world/asia/chinese-bear-bile-farming-draws-charges-of-cruelty.html CH:http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130520/c22rescue/

Censorship and Surveillance

Messaging App Line Prepares the Groundwork for Censoring Politically Sensitive Phrases in China
The Next Web, May 21, 2013
http://thenextweb.com/asia/2013/05/21/line-prepares-to-monitor-its-150-million-users-to-censor-sensitive-chinese-words/

Consumer Product Safety

同仁堂再陷汞超标危机 40种药品被曝含有朱砂 (Mercury Found in 40 Drugs Produced by Tong Ren Tang, Famed Maker of Chinese Medicine)
Southern Daily, May 21, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2013-05/3955802.html

青海56所学校500多学生吃营养餐后腹痛头晕 (Over 500 Students in 56 Qinghai Schools Sick from “Nutritious Meals”)
China Central Television, May 22, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-05-22/175327196896.shtml

Education

我国小学性教育缺教材 女教师被家长斥讲下流事 (Teacher Criticized for Teaching Sex Education)
China News Service, May 22, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-05-22/043927189467.shtml

Environment

民警污水河救人致肺部感染 网友喊环保局长看望 (Police Rescues Drowning Girl from Polluted Water, Gets Lung Infection)
Xinhua News Agency, May 22, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/s/2013-05-22/074627191685.shtml

中国梦:缺水而枯? (Chinese Dream—Diminishing in Drought?)
Financial Times, May 22, 2013
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001050541?full=y

Health

China's Bird Flu Outbreak Cost $6.5bn
Reuters, May 22, 2013
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/7dcc4eb6-c27d-11e2-ab66-00144feab7de.html

调查发现国内缺乏成人体内重金属含量权威调查 (Survey: China Lacks Reliable Methods to Test Heavy Metals in Human Body)
The First Business and Financial Daily, May 22, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-05-22/054427189912.shtml

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

Li's Pak. Visit to Deepen 'All-Weather' Ties
The Hindu, May 21, 2013
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/world/lis-pak-visit-to-deepen-allweather-ties/article4736716.ece

Related:
Chinese Premier Pledges Pakistan Energy Crisis Help
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 22, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22624871

June Fourth

旅居中欧的异议人士启动纪念"六四"24周年活动 (Chinese Dissidents in Central Europe Prepare June Fourth Memorial Activities)
Radio Free Asia, May 21, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhengzhi/gr-05212013154807.html

温哥华设立临时“六四纪念馆” (Overseas Chinese Group Creates June Fourth Memorial Exhibition in Vancouver)
Radio Free Asia, May 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhengzhi/to-05212013130254.html

Media

中国纸媒要挖煤的尴尬 (Censorship and Social Media Competition Force Print Media to Invest in Coal Mining)
Nikkei Chinese News (日经中文网), May 22, 2013
http://cn.nikkei.com/china/ccompany/5579-20130522.html

Natural Resources

China's Green Drive to Boost Oil Demand
The Wall Street Journal, May 22, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324659404578498751094240308.html