Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Cyber Security

Flight to Hong Kong Muddies Hacking Waters
Radio Free Asia, June 10, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/whistleblower-06102013104608.html

Education

湖北钟祥调查高考点围堵事件 考生遭非礼系谣言 (Hubei Parents Besiege Gaokao Proctor for Confiscating Cheating Tools)
Xinhua News Agency, June 11, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-11/220327375775.shtml

考生父亲高考前身亡 家人和学校近千人联合隐瞒 (Family and School Withhold News of Father’s Death until after Gaokao)
Yangtse Evening Post, June 11, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0611/05/912J338N00014AED.html

Environment

每天上万吨污水直排高原湖泊贵州草海 (10,000 Tons of Sewage Discharged Daily to Caohai Wetland in Guizhou)
China Central Television, June 11, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-11/221027375792.shtml

China's "Green" Highway the Way to the Future
South China Morning Post, June 11, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1258045/chinas-green-highway-way-future

China's Rich Provinces Outsource Emissions to Less Developed Areas
The Guardian, June 10, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/jun/10/china-provinces-outsource-emissions

Freedom of Expression and Privacy

国防大学一教授称微博已成为反体制言论集散地 (Military Professor: Microblogs Are Used by Hostile Forces for “Ideological Infiltration” and “Subversive Online Activities”)
Radio Free Asia, June 10, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/sd-06102013145222.html

International Human Rights

海外人权组织敦促中国释放反腐维权人士 (Overseas Rights NGOs Urge China to Release Detained Anti-Corruption Activists)
Radio Free Asia, June 10, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/aw-06102013145410.html

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

学者:中国强权政治导致南中国海局势紧张 (Scholars in Vietnam and Philippines: China’s Power Politics Creates Tension in South China Sea)
Voice of America, June 10, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/south-china-sea-escalating-tentions-20130610/1679143.html

分析:揭开经营尼运河中资企业的面纱 (“HK” Company to Build, Operate Nicaraguan Canal Has Ties with Chinese State and ITC Industry)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 11, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/06/130611_nicaragua_chinese_fund_enterprises.shtml

Few Chinese Follow NSA Revelations But Embrace Leaker
USA Today, June 11, 2013
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/06/11/nsa-leak-china/2410615/

A Subtle Defrosting in China's Chilly War with America
Financial Times, June 10, 2013
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/594776d2-d1ba-11e2-9336-00144feab7de.html

Natural Resources

China Banks on Desalination to Help Ease Water Woes
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 10, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22815145

Rule of Law

厦门警方拒绝公布爆炸案嫌犯遗书 访民生存境况引发民众关注 (Xiamen Police Will Not Release Suicide Note of Bus Fire Suspect)
Radio Free Asia, June 10, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf-06102013101628.html

Society

八十岁老人称在敬老院遭打 院方否认并强关记者 (Journalist Investigating Beating of Octogenarian is Locked Up at Retirement Home)
CN West , June 11, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/s/2013-06-11/212227375677.shtml

女子因女儿未婚产子用裤腰带勒死婴儿 (Woman Gets Three-Year Sentence for Fatally Choking Unwed Daughter’s Newborn)
Voice of China, June 11, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0610/23/9120Q1VH00011229.html

南宁女性坠井至今搜寻无果 家属质疑次日才施救 (Woman Missing after Falling into Uncovered Manhole, Family Criticizes Delayed Rescue)
Xinhua News Agency, June 11, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-11/121427373485.shtml

Opinion

China's "Left-Behind Children" Can't Be Ignored Anymore
留守儿童需要的不仅仅是安全
Economic Observer, June 01, 2013
EN: http://bit.ly/11EQio8
CH: http://www.eeo.com.cn/2013/0601/244839.shtml

大家谈中国:香港本土意识是如何炼成的? 香港网友 达达 (How is Hong Kong’s Native Consciousness Forged?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 11, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/comments_on_china/2013/06/130611_coc_hk_identity.shtml

Consumer Safety

河北女孩赶考跌入水渠身亡 当地启动追责调查 (Guardrail Installed after Girl Drowns in Drainage Channel)
Yanzhao Daily, June 09, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-09/031927356801.shtml

Corruption

China's Former Railways Minister "Took Bribes Worth £7 Million" Court Hears
The Daily Telegraph, June 09, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10108704/Chinas-former-railways-minister-took-bribes-worth-7-million-court-hears.html

三峡工程2.79亿移民资金被挪用 (Audit Shows RMB 279 Million ($45.3m) Relocation Fund for Three Gorges Project Misappropriated)
The People's Political Consultative Daily, June 08, 2013
http://cppcc.people.com.cn/n/2013/0608/c34948-21782733.html

Education

2013届本科毕业生就业签约率仅为35% (New Report Shows 35% Employment Rate among 2013 College Graduates)
Beijing Evening News, June 10, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-09/143927361766.shtml

浙江温州200多名学生无学籍 “民三代”无奈选择 (200 Children of Migrant Workers Found School Unlicensed, Unable to Get Further Education)
Xinhua News Agency, June 08, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130608/u1a7445602.html

武汉外教试做高考英语卷 对部分语法题称困惑 (Two American Tutors in Wuhan Find English Gaokao Test “Confusing”)
China News Service, June 09, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130609/u1a7448525.html

“黑户”女孩调查:无法正常入学拿不到毕业证 (Girl Born to Unmarried Parents Has No Hukou, Denied School Enrollment)
The Legal Weekly, June 10, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/s/sd/2013-06-08/170427354322.shtml

Hong Kong

程翔:梁振英批評佔中言論 令人看到其本質 (HK Chief’s Hard-Line Comment Stirs Concern for Possible Violent Crackdown on “Occupy Central”)
Radio Television Hong Kong , June 10, 2013
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20130609/news_20130609_55_927542.htm

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

U.S.-China Talks Yield Pledge for a New Model of Cooperation
“习奥会”达成中美合作总体共识
The New York Times, June 09, 2013
EN & CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/world/20130609/c09summit/dual/

U.S. and China Move Closer on Climate, but Not on Cyberespionage
中美在网络安全方面仍有分歧
The New York Times, June 09, 2013
EN & CH:http://cn.nytimes.com/world/20130609/c09summit-update/dual/

Despite Sunny Summit, Challenges Remain for U.S., China
Voice of America, June 10, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/despite-sunny-summit-challenges-remain-for-us-china/1678643.html

Edward Snowden's Choice of Hong Kong as Haven is a High-Stakes Gamble
The Guardian, June 10, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/09/edward-snowden-hong-kong-gamble

Kazakhs Launch "Silk Road" China-Europe Rail Route
Reuters, June 10, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/10/us-kazakhstan-railway-idUSBRE9590GH20130610

加纳事件警示中非关系 (Illegal Mining Crackdown in Ghana Exposes China’s Flaws in Management of Overseas Citizens)
Financial Times, June 08, 2013
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001050843?full=y

Land, Property, Housing

20多间房屋夜里突遭强拆 半百夫妇光身被丢雨中 (Senior Couple Removed from Bed in Nighttime Forced Demolition)
Jiangsu China Net, June 08, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/s/2013-06-08/143127353165.shtml

Rule of Law

中国以欺诈罪判囚刘晓波妻弟刘晖11年 (China Sentences Liu Xiaobo’s Brother-in-Law to 11 Years in Prison for “Fraud”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 09, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/06/130609_china_liu_inlaw_verdict.shtml

《天安门屠杀》作者杜斌遭密捕 亲属未获官方通知 (Du Bin, Editor of New Book on Tiananmen, is Reportedly Held by Beijing Police)
Voice of America, June 10, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/independent-writer-du-bin-detained-update-20130610/1678796.html

Related: Chinese Dissidents Urge Obama to Ask about Filmmaker
Epoch Times, June 05, 2013
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/91471-chinese-dissidents-urge-president-obama-ask-about-filmmaker/

Society

厦门访民公交纵火案引发网络激辩:谁之罪 (Xiamen Bus Fire Believed to Be Act of Suicide by Petitioner, Stirs Online Debate over Responsibility)
Voice of America, June 09, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/article/1678125.html

Technology

Chinese Astronauts Take to Skies as They Mark a Decade of Human Spaceflight
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1257775/chinese-astronauts-take-skies-they-mark-decade-human-spaceflight