Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Bo Xilai Case (薄熙来案)

In document, fallen Chinese official says he was obeying orders
薄熙来称依照中央命令处理王立军 New York Times, September 3, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130831/c31bo/dual/

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

电话实名制今起实施 部分报摊已暂停手机号代售 (Real-Name Phone System implemented today, some street vendors stop selling cell phone numbers)
China News Service, September 3, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0901/c1001-22762434.html

Children (儿童)

专家谈儿童侵害案:未成年保护法不具可操作性 (Experts on children rights violation: China’s Law of Protection of Minors has no operability)
CCTV, September 3, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0902/c1001-22770834.html

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

Chinese chicken processors are cleared to ship to U.S.
中国获准加工美国加拿大鸡肉输美
New York Times, September 2, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20130902/c02chicken/dual/

Corruption (腐败)

Senior Chinese official is investigated for graft
国资委主任蒋洁敏落马,调查指向周永康
New York Times, September 3, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130902/c02corruption/dual/

Related:
中共组织部:蒋洁敏涉严重违纪被免职 (Jiang Jiemin, CPC Central Committee member, removed from office on suspicion of serious discipline violations)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 3, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130903_china_jiangjiemin.shtml

Culture (文化)

Chinese magazine mocks government's cancellation of Beijing Independent Film Festival
The Hollywood Reporter, August 29, 2013
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/chinese-magazine-mocks-governments-cancelation-617710

Education (教育)

Seeking edge in academics, Chinese spend summer in U.S.
New York Times, August 29, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/30/world/asia/well-off-chinese-students-summer-in-us-seeking-an-edge.html?pagewanted=1&ref=asia&_r=0

Environment (环境)

China environment min suspends some approvals for Sinopec, CNPC
Reuters, September 3, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/29/us-china-environment-oil-idUSBRE97S03G20130829

上海宝山冷库液氨泄漏致15死25伤 (15 dead, 25 injured in freezer ammonia leakage incident in Baoshan, Shanghai)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 3, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/08/130831_china_shanghai_chemical_leak.shtml

Health (健康)

卫计委:精神分裂等六种重性精神疾病应实行发病报告 (National Health and Family Planning Commission: case report procedure should be implemented on six kinds of severe mental illness including schizophrenia)
The People’s Daily, September 3, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0902/c1001-22775771.html

See the report:
卫计委印发《严重精神障碍发病报告管理办法(试行)》(全文)(National Health and Family Planning Commission issues "(Trial) Management methods for reporting severe mental disorders cases")
The People’s Daily, September 3, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0902/c1001-22775499.html

Information Control (信息控制)

广东警官质疑“净网”行动遭停职 (Guangdong policeman who questioned "purging net" campaign is suspended)
Deutsche Welle, September 2, 2013
http://bit.ly/17nYZSb

TV confessions in China an unsettling new trend for executives
英媒:在电视上认罪是嘲弄法律程序?
Reuters, September 2, 2013
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 2, 2013
EN:http://www.thestar.com.my/News/World/2013/09/02/TV-confessions-in-China-an-unsettling-new-trend-for-executives.aspx
CH:http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130902_tv_confession_legal.shtml

International Relations (国际关系)

Rattled by investigations, foreign firms in China beef up compliance
Reuters, September 3, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/02/us-china-investigations-idUSBRE9810NG20130902

GSK中国行贿案令在华外企如履薄冰(GSK China bribery case made foreign companies in China extremely cautious)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 3, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130903_china_investigations.shtml

Open Government Information (信息公开)

14名律师致信国家审计署追问社会抚养费去向 (14 lawyers sent a letter to National Audit Office asking where social maintenance fees end up)
Beijing News, September 3, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0902/c1001-22768937.html

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

习近平怒拔尚方剑 (Xi Jinping is determined to fight big corruption)
Deutsche Welle, September 2, 2013
http://bit.ly/15vfOAU

State Compensation (国家赔偿)

福州市中级人民法院对陈科云等五人作出国家赔偿决定(Fuzhou court awards state compensations to five former prisoners cleared by provincial high court)
福州法院网, September 2, 2013
http://fzszy.chinacourt.org/public/detail.php?id=10572

Related:
“福清纪委爆炸案”案发十载高院开庭
Fujian High Court Hears Appeal in Fuqing Bombing Case for Second Time
Human Rights in China, April 26, 2011
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5341
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5340

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

英媒:中共领导关注新疆暴力紧张升级 (Violent conflict in Xinjiang escalates)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 1, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2013/09/130901_press_xinjiang_violence.shtml

Opinion (观点)

点评中国:习近平“极端重视”怎样的意识形态?(What kind of ideology does Xi Jinping attach extreme importance to?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 2, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/focus_on_china/2013/09/130902_cr_xijinping_ideology.shtml

北京日报:不给普世价值留空间 (Don’t leave any space to universal values)
Beijing Daily, September 2, 2013
http://help.3g.163.com/13/0902/17/97PITPDE00963VRO.html

The dog that (almost) roared
充斥中国的种种虚假
New York Times, September 2, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20130903/c03bruni/dual/