Thursday, August 22, 2013

Bo Xilai Case (薄熙来案)

当“导演”遇上 “戏霸”薄熙来 (Trial of Bo Xilai: When "actor" outmatches "director")
Deutsche Welle, August 22, 2013
http://bit.ly/1769wpd

See portion of court transcript posted on Weibo:
Jinan Intermediate People’s Court, August 22, 2013
http://e.weibo.com/3708524475/A5W1AyoRX

首日公审结束 薄熙来否认全部受贿指控 (Bo refutes all charges of bribery on first day of trial)
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 22, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/08/130822_bo_first_day_concludes.shtml

See portion of court transcript posted on Weibo:
Jinan Intermediate People’s Court, August 22, 2013
http://bit.ly/1d5vnSK

China boss’s fall puts focus on business ally
商人徐明覆灭突显中国政商关系
New York Times, August 22, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/08/130822_bo_first_day_concludes.shtml

China touts “open” Bo Xilai trial but tight media control remains
The Guardian, August 21, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/22/china-open-bo-xilai-trial

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

温州黑作坊"化妆""整容"霉变熟食 (Wenzhou "black food producer" repackages and sells spoiled, expired food)
Xinhua, August 22, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0822/c70731-22659172.html

Corruption (腐败)

北京77部门公布三公决算 近3成超支 (30% of 77 Beijing gov't bureaus over-spent on trips abroad, vehicles, and hospitality)
Legal Evening News, August 22, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-08-22/152328020064.shtml

China puts corporate sleuths on notice
The Wall Street Journal, August 21, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323980604579026422735845320.html?mod=rss_about_china

Health (健康)

New H7N7 bird flu strain discovered that could pose threat to humans
The Guardian, August 21, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/21/new-h7n7-bird-flu-strain-discovered-china

Hong Kong (香港)

Seeking suffrage, Hong Kong activists plan "Occupy" movement
The New York Times, August 21, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/22/world/asia/Seeking-Suffrage-Hong-Kong-Activists-Plan-Occupy-Movement.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Information Control (信息控制)

媒体称网络大V纷纷删帖 与秦火火撇清关系 (Media reports "VIP" Weibo users one after another delete posts related to Qin Huohuo)
Qianjiang Evening News, August 22, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0822/c1001-22652258.html

International Human Rights (国际人权)

2013人权蓝皮书发布 首推人权观念调查 (Beijing issues 2013 Human Rights Development Report)
China News Service, August 22, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-08-22/154128020409.shtml

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment) , 国际关系(安全,贸易和投资)

When it's made in China and born in America
赴美生二胎
Economic Observer, August 21, 2013
CH:http://www.eeo.com.cn/2013/0821/248743.shtml
EN:http://www.worldcrunch.com/culture-society/when-it-039-s-made-in-china-and-born-in-america/one-child-policy-china-u.s.-finding-mr.-right/c3s13155/

Society (社会)

Call me obsessive (visual report)
News China, September 2013
http://www.newschinamag.com/magazine/call-me-obsessive

Opinion (观点)

Leaders of China's cities should show more tolerance
Caixin, August 22, 2013
http://english.caixin.com/2013-08-22/100572921.html