Friday, June 14, 2013

Corruption

公车改革被指多数夭折回潮 专家称缺更高层统筹 (Most Spending Cuts on Government Vehicles Fail)
Economic Information Daily, June 13, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-13/012627381549.shtml

高校为何成为工程腐败“重灾区”? (Rampant Corruption Found in University Construction and Renovation Projects)
Xinhua News Agency, June 13, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130613/u1a7452882.html

Culture

广州民国建筑深夜遭偷拆 专家建议加大惩戒力度 (Developers Destroy Historic Guangzhou Buildings, Experts Urge Criminal Sanctions to Protect Cultural Relics)
China News Service, June 13, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-13/211227390520.shtml

Cyber Security

Pressure Builds on U.S. over Hong Kong Civilian Hacking Allegations
The Guardian, June 13, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/13/hong-kong-demands-us-answer-hacking-allegations

Related:
美“监控门”揭秘者:美长期监控中国内地和香港目标 (Snowden Says U.S. Has Been Hacking Mainland and HK for Years)
China News Service, June 13, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130613/u1a7452868.html

China Silent on Snowden Case, but Hits out at "Double Standards"
The Hindu, June 13, 2013
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/china-silent-on-snowden-case-but-hits-out-at-double-standards/article4810031.ece

Whistle-Blower Edward Snowden Tells SCMP: "Let Hong Kong People Decide My Fate"
South China Morning Post, June 13, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1259422/edward-snowden-let-hong-kong-people-decide-my-fate

外交部:中国是最主要的黑客攻击受害国之一 (China One of “Major Victims” of Hacking Attacks, Says Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, June 13, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130613/u1a7453431.html

Ethnic Groups

Inner Mongolian Historian on Hunger Strike in Ulan Bator Jail
Radio Free Asia, June 12, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/mongolia-06122013170523.html

Hong Kong

梁振英:民主诉求有可能导致京港对抗 (HK Chief Exec Says Democratic Demand May Cause Confrontation with Beijing, NPC Official: PRC Will Not Accept a Contentious HK Chief)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 13, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/06/130613_leung_china_hk.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

北京警方首次证实独立记者杜斌被刑拘
China Detains Journalist and Photographer Du Bin
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 13, 2013
CH:http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/06/130613_china_journalist_du_bin.shtml
EN:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22883981

美国国务院就刘晓波妻弟刘晖被判刑发表声明 (U.S. is Deeply Concerned about 11-Year Sentence of Liu Xiaobo’ Brother-in-Law)
Voice of America, June 12, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/conviction-of-liu-hui-20130612/1680780.html

Related:
State Department on China's Conviction of Liu Hui
U.S. Department of State, June 12, 2013 http://translations.state.gov/st/english/texttrans/2013/06/20130612276074.html#axzz2W6riPQ23

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment)

Chinese Media Suggest N.S.A. Disclosure Will Hurt U.S. Ties
The New York Times, June 13, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/14/world/asia/chinese-media-suggest-nsa-disclosure-will-hurt-us-ties.html

奥巴马安倍电话讨论习奥会内容 (Obama and Japan’s Abe “Discuss” Recent U.S.-China Summit)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 13, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/06/130613_japan_us_china.shtml

英国“半公费赴华留学”人数将倍增 (Britain's Support for Students to Study in China Will Increase Threefold)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 12, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/uk/2013/06/130612_uk_china_education.shtml

Land, Property, Housing

Chinese Authorities "Fired Tranquilizer Darts" at Hui Muslim Evictees
Radio Free Asia, June 12, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/darts-06122013120349.html

Political and Economic Reform

专家称唯GDP是从的城镇化将是场灾难 (Expert: GDP-Oriented Urbanization Will Lead to Disasters)
China Economic Weekly, June 13, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-13/002327381374.shtml

Tibet

拍摄“西藏七日”记者遭中国外交官威胁 (French Reporter of “Seven Days in Tibet” Harassed by Chinese Diplomats in Thailand )
Deutsche Welle, June 13, 2013
http://dw.de/p/18ok7

Dalai Lama Questions Impact of Tibetan Self-Immolations
The Guardian, June 13, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/13/dalai-lama-tibetan-self-immolations

Women

深圳拟规定女工产假工资由生育津贴发放 (Shenzhen to Provide Maternity Leave Subsidy)
Shenzhen Economic Daily, June 13, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-06-13/114527386715.shtml

Opinion

Urbanization and the Chinese Dream
Caixin, June 13, 2013
http://english.caixin.com/2013-06-13/100540785.html

Why It's Still So Hard To Find Safe Baby Formula in China
喝一口安全的奶有多难?
Economic Observer, June 13, 2013
EN: http://bit.ly/1bAfwpe
CH:http://www.eeo.com.cn/2013/0608/245159.shtml