Monday, June 03, 2013

Censorship and Surveillance

China Internet 'Experiment' Called 'Censorship at its Worst' as Tiananmen Anniversary Nears
South China Morning Post, June 01, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1251450/china-internet-experiment-called-censorship-its-worst-tiananmen

Children

山东已有留守儿童超60万人 14岁以下占86.5% (86.5% of Shandong’s 600,000 “Left-Behind” Children are Under 14)
China National Radio, June 01, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-01/100027284075.shtml

探访临终关怀婴儿房:部分医院称可对患儿安乐死 (Some Hospitals Euthanize Children Facing Terminal Illness at Parents’ Request)
Outlook, June 03, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/sd/2013-06-01/153127285546.shtml

专家称我国儿童专供药物品种不足2% 存安全隐患 (Pediatric Medicine Accounts for Less Than 2% of Total)
Beijing Business Today, June 02, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-02/054127288092.shtml

Consumer Safety

Chinese Smithfield Takeover Comes with Added Warnings for U.S. Food Safety
The Guardian, May 31, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2013/may/31/chinese-takeover-smithfield-shuanghui-food-supply

Education

90 pct Chinese Parents Support Sex Education
Xinhua News Agency, June 03, 2013
http://english.sina.com/china/2013/0602/595830.html

Health

人大代表钟南山:初步认为雾霾会导致肺癌 (Respiratory Disease Expert Warns Smog Can Cause Lung Cancer)
Qilu Evening News, June 03, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130603/u1a7434230.html

Human Rights Defenders

Chen Guangcheng Courted by U.S. Institutions with Opposing Views
Financial Times, June 02, 2013
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/1748ef26-c9e6-11e2-8f55-00144feab7de.html#axzz2VA9bW3aq

Intellectual Property Rights

国内多地出现造型各异“大黄鸭” 被指山寨 (Unlicensed Imitations of HK “Yellow Duck” Installation Proliferate in Chinese Cities)
China News Service, June 02, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0602/06/90BJ1LV700014J34.html

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

China Is Reaping Biggest Benefits of Iraq Oil Boom
The New York Times, June 03, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/03/world/middleeast/china-reaps-biggest-benefits-of-iraq-oil-boom.html

June Fourth

Tiananmen Mothers Activist Ding Zilin Calls for Understanding from Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, June 03, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1250947/tiananmen-mothers-activist-ding-zilin-calls-understanding-hong-kong

China Should 'Repudiate June 4', Says Party Official Jailed over Tiananmen
South China Morning Post, June 03, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1252312/bao-tong-party-official-jailed-over-tiananmen-movement-urges-china

Chinese Activists Call on People to Wear Black
South China Morning Post, June 03, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1252644/chinese-activists-call-people-wear-black

美国政府促中国停止迫害六四参与者 (U.S. Urges China to Stop Persecuting June Fourth Participants)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 01, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/06/130601_us_china_64.shtml

Related:
Message on the Twenty-Fourth Anniversary of Tiananmen Square
US State Department, May 31, 2013
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2013/05/210165.htm

U.S. Call for Full Tiananmen Massacre Disclosure Angers China
中国指责美国借六四事件干涉中国内政
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 01, 2013
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22744242
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/06/130601_china_us_64.shtml

每年絕食 六四當事人:有些事還沒完 (1989 Protest Participant Says June Fourth is Not Yet Resolved)
Ming Pao, June 03, 2013
http://news.mingpao.com/20130602/gab2.htm

六四前夕打压不断升级 香港学联开展绝食活动 (Crackdowns Escalate in Mainland on Eve of June Fourth, HK Students Stage Hunger Strike in Commemoration)
Radio Free Asia, June 02, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/sy-06022013130103.html

华盛顿举办六四24周年烛光纪念会 (Chinese Organization Holds June Fourth Candlelight Vigil in D.C.)
Radio Free Asia, June 02, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/tl-06022013161535.html

Labor

Dehui Poultry Plant Fire: Locked Exits 'Blocked Escape'
吉林火灾逾百人死 相关责任人被控制
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 03, 2013
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22749938
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/06/130603_jilin_fire_latest.shtml

东莞14岁童工猝死,中国童工现象杜绝不了? (Guangdong Worker Found to be Only 14 after Sudden Death)
Radio Free Asia, June 03, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/aw-05312013143515.html

Society

我国流失顶尖人才数量居世界首位 (China’s “Brain Drain” is World’s Worst)
Xinhua News Agency, June 03, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-03/160227299636.shtml

Women

武汉拟对未婚妈妈罚款引争议 (Wuhan’s Plan to Fine Unmarried Mothers Prompts Controversy)
Xiaoxiang Morning Herald, June 02, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-02/054227288094.shtml

Opinion

China’s Economic Empire
The New York Times, June 01, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/02/opinion/sunday/chinas-economic-empire.html