Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Death Penalty

Chinese court revokes death sentences of 4 men after 16 yrs
Business Standard, July 2, 2013
http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/chinese-court-revokes-death-sentences-of-4-men-after-16-yrs-113070200692_1.html

Information Control

China censors urge media to curb “cash crunch” cover
中国要求媒体停止炒作“钱荒”
Financial Times, July 2, 2013
EN:http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/b7d312f8-e2c5-11e2-87ec-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2XzhwbIYe
CH:http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001051233

International Relations (Security, Trade, and Investment)

中美戰略經濟對話下周舉行 (China-U.S. Strategic and Economic Dialogue to be held next week in D.C.)
China News Service, July 3, 2013
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20130703/ca30828y.htm

Open Government Information

浙江大学生申请公开临时工未果 拟提行政诉讼 (University student may file administrative lawsuit against ministry for not responding to OGI request)
China News Service, July 2, 2013
http://www.chinanews.com/sh/2013/07-02/4995023.shtml

Reeducation-Through-Labor

Police chief "apologizes" to labor camp mom
Global Times, July 3, 2013
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/793360.shtml#.UdOF2z5gaI0

Related:
"上访妈妈"赔偿上诉案听证结束 (Mother of rape victim appeal case heard by Hunan high court)
Deutsche Welle, July 2, 2013
http://www.dw.de/上访妈妈赔偿上诉案听证结束/a-16922363

勞教委首向上訪媽媽道歉 (Hunan RTL Commission apologizes to “petitioning mom”)
Ming Pao, July 2, 2013
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20130702/ca22250a.htm

Rule of Law

专家:“养老法”使法律具有可诉性 (Expert: “Elderly Protection Law” allows “unethical actions” to be punishable by law)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 3, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/07/130702_iv_china_senior_care.shtml

Police’s job is to beat people, says Chinese official in video gone viral
Headlines and Global News, July 2, 2013
http://www.hngn.com/articles/6740/20130702/police-s-job-beat-people-chinese-official-video-gone-viral.htm

Guangdong chief justice calls for reform of China's "Soviet" court system
South China Morning Post, July 3, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1273758/guangdong-chief-justice-calls-reform-chinas-soviet-court-system

Tibet

Signs of the Dalai Lama: is China’s Tibet policy changing?
Time, July 2, 2013
http://world.time.com/2013/07/02/signs-of-the-dalai-lama-is-chinas-tibet-policy-changing/#ixzz2XwVC31o8

XUAR

新疆冲突:北京在外国寻找替罪羊 (China in search of foreign scapegoats for ethnic clashes in Xinjiang)
Deutsche Welle, July 2, 2013
http://www.dw.de/新疆冲突北京在外国寻找替罪羊/a-16921712

Opinion

刘植荣:“不常回家看看违法”太荒唐 (Liu Zhirong: making it illegal to not visit your parents often is preposterous)
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 2, 2013
http://ndnews.oeeee.com/html/201307/02/78448.html

Related:
鲁国平:反对道德立法 (Lu Guoping: opposes "ethics legislation")
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 2, 2013
http://ndnews.oeeee.com/html/201307/02/78446.html

Why China is ordering adult children to visit their parents
Bloomberg Businessweek, July 2, 2013
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-07-02/why-china-is-ordering-adult-children-to-visit-their-parents