Thursday, June 06, 2013

Children

幼儿园六一演出时演讲台坍塌砸死女童 (Kindergarten Girl Killed in Stage Collapse during Children’s Day Performance)
Yanzhao Metropolis Daily, June 05, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/s/2013-06-05/110327317903.shtml

Consumer Safety

郑州安置房被指豆腐渣工程 房门用纸做成[图] (Forced Evictees in Zhengzhou are Given Homes With Paper Doors)
Xinhua News Agency, June 05, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130605/u1a7439124.html

Confronting China's Cadmium-Laced Rice Crisis
Caixin, June 05, 2013
http://english.caixin.com/2013-06-05/100537850.html

Corruption

女出纳拒做假账被仓管杀死焚尸 6岁女儿也遇害 (Female Bookkeeper and Daughter Murdered after Refusing to Commit Fraud)
Jiangxi News, June 05, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/s/2013-06-05/082027315907.shtml

Education

重点大学生源调查:寒门学子比例越来越少 (Alarming Drop in Rural, Underprivileged Students at China’s Top Universities)
Legal Weekend, June 05, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/sd/2013-06-05/161627320813.shtml

Environment

环保部:2012年全国城市空气环境质量仅4成达标 (Ministry of Environmental Protection 2012 Report: Only 40% of Chinese Cities Meet Air Quality Standards)
China National Radio(中央人民广播电台), June 05, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130605/u1a7438854.html

Hong Kong

700人悼念 尖沙嘴也開花 「向中共施壓最重要」(700 Attend Alternate HK June Fourth Vigil, Say Pressure on China a Priority)
Apple Daily (蘋果日報), June 05, 2013
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/news/art/20130605/18284828

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

奥巴马夫人将缺席中美元首加州会晤 (U.S. First Lady Will Be Absent from U.S.-China Summit)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 05, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/06/130605_us_china_firstladies.shtml

June Fourth

暴雨滂沱 香港15万人烛光晚会悼六四 (150,000 Attend HK June Fourth Candlelight Vigil in Deluge)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 05, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/06/130604_hongkong_tiananmen.shtml

一半受訪者:赴會與愛國有關 (50% of Hong Kongers Surveyed Say Patriotism is a Reason for Attending June Fourth Vigil)
Ming Pao, June 05, 2013
http://news.mingpao.com/20130605/gab1.htm

Chinese Activist Held For Posting Tiananmen Photo Online
Radio Free Asia, June 04, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/photo-06042013121801.html

World Focus: Twenty-four Years on, China Marks Tiananmen Square Anniversary – with Silence
The Independent, June 05, 2013
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/world-focus-twentyfour-years-on-china-marks-tiananmen-square-anniversary--with-silence-8644575.html

Natural Resources

China's Mega Water Diversion Project Begins Testing
The Guardian, June 04, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/chinas-choice/2013/jun/05/chinas-water-diversion-project-south-north

China Signals Hunger for Arctic's Mineral Riches
The Guardian, June 05, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/jun/04/china-arctics-mineral-riches

Political and Economic Reform

《投资者报》提出中国要不要打破邓小平所划禁区问题 (Investors’ Journal Asks Whether China Should Break Taboo Set By Deng Xiaoping)
Radio Free Asia, June 04, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhengzhi/sd-06042013150124.html

Related:
投资者报:让我们继续关心政治 (Investor Journal Weekly: Let’s Continue to Care about China’s Politics)
Caijing Magazine, June 05, 2013
http://comments.caijing.com.cn/2013-05-31/112853137.html

Society

SOEs Told to Hire More Graduates
The Economic Observer, June 05, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/ens/2013/0605/244959.shtml

Tibet

Tibetan Monks are Jailed for Leading Prayers
Radio Free Asia, June 05, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/prayers-06042013172552.html