Friday, September 06, 2013

Children (儿童)

深圳三天两起儿童绑架案 学校保安持钢叉戒备 (Two cases of child-kidnapping in 3 days in Shenzhen)
Epoch Times, September 6, 2013
http://bit.ly/18HP2jU

山西男童挖眼案仍有三谜团待解 (Mysteries remained in Shanxi boy’s eye-gouging case)
Beijing News, September 6, 2013
http://focus.news.163.com/13/0906/13/983GLDEH00011SM9.html

Corruption (腐败)

A Chinese power struggle: Hunting tigers
Economist, September 7, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21585004-cracking-down-corrupt-officials-xi-jinping-must-not-forget-fundamental-reforms-hunting

Is China's corruption crackdown really a political purge?
CNN, September 5, 2013
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/05/world/asia/china-corruption-crackdown-florcruz/

China’s new anti-graft website: a tale of tigers, flies and bathtubs
Wall Street Journal, September 5, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/05/chinas-new-anti-graft-website-a-tale-of-tigers-flies-and-bath-tubs/

Environment (环境)

Hundreds of thousands of fish killed by China pollution
Agence France-Presse, September 4, 2013
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/hundreds-of-thousands-of/801934.html

China's Newest Market Opportunity: Pollution Control
The Atlantic, September 5, 2013
http://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/09/chinas-newest-market-opportunity-pollution-control/279364/

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong democracy move must follow law, China’s Zhang says
Bloomberg, September 3, 2013
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-03/hong-kong-democracy-move-must-follow-law-china-s-zhang-says-1-.html

Information Control (信息控制)

“替领导看网”将成正式职业 (“Internet monitoring on behalf of leaders” to become a profession )
Beijing News, September 6, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0906/c1024-22824052.html

Related weibo post:
星星杨新军, September 6, 2013
五毛将从阴暗角落走出来,有编制了!
Fifty-centers will come out of the woodwork and get on the payroll!
http://weibo.com/2439447947/A8f0HnbGd

新浪微博强化V认证审核:需单位证明 拒绝率达70% (Sina Weibo requires employer vetting for VIP status, 70% of applications rejected)
China News Service, September 5, 2013
http://finance.chinanews.com/it/2013/09-05/5250483.shtml

秦火火系列网络造谣传谣案另一同伙落网 (Another arrest on Internet rumor in Hebei)
China News Service, September 6, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-09-06/193428152462.shtml

China's rumor crackdown has “no basis” in law
Radio Free Asia, September 5, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/rumor-09052013105613.html

International Relations (国际关系)

中国在G20上为俄罗斯“撑腰”(China backs Russia at G20 on Syria)
Deutsche Welle, September 6, 2013
http://bit.ly/1dYVzio

China environmental NGO aims to boost Burma’s renewable energy technologies
The Irrawaddy, September 5, 2013
http://www.irrawaddy.org/archives/43494

Internet (互联网)

国内手机视频用户达1.6亿 酷6APP剧创行业先河 (China’s cell phone video users number 160 million by June 2013)
The Irrawaddy, September 6, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2013-09/4331563.html

Labor (劳工)

Workers' rights “flouted” at Apple iPhone factory in China
The Guardian, September 5, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/sep/05/workers-rights-flouted-apple-iphone-plant

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

国土资源部:全面推进集体土地确权登记发证工作 (China’s land resource office to implement collective land rights registration)
The People’s Daily, September 6, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0906/c1001-22832712.html

Open Government Information (信息公开)

卫计委回应社会抚养费:不许与计生支出挂钩 (Family planning office: one-child penalty fees are not central government’s revenue)
21st Century Business Herald, September 6, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-09-06/024728144337.shtml

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

习近平:推动经济结构改革宁可增速降一些 (Xi Jinping: slow growth to advance economic structural reform)
China News Service, September 6, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-09-06/021828144096.shtml

Population (人口)

社会抚养费曝征收乱象:地方大比例返还基层部门 (Seventeen provinces collected 16.5 billion yuan of one-child penalty fee in 2012)
China Securities Journal, September 6, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0906/08/982TMA4A0001124J.html

Related:
How the Chinese government profits from the one-child policy
美媒:中国地方政府从一胎政策中获利
The Atlantic, September 4, 2013
The People’s Daily, September 6, 2013

EN: http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/09/how-the-chinese-government-profits-from-the-one-child-policy/279332/
CH: http://news.163.com/13/0906/15/983LO3MR00014JB6.html

Rule of Law (法治)

China's constitutional crisis
The Atlantic, September 3, 2013
http://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/09/chinas-constitutional-crisis/279285/

Another princeling in court: listening to the masses
Economist, September 7, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21585025-rape-trial-son-prominent-entertainers-exposes-social-divide-listening-masses

Society (社会)

China at the liberation: the road to serfdom
Economist, September 7, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21584952-new-history-lays-bare-violent-heart-maos-revolution-road-serfdom

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

新疆:喀什数十维人涉“非法宗教信仰”被捕 巴州数十人穿戴民族服饰被处罚 (Dozens in Kashgar arrested on suspicion of "illegal religious belief," dozens punished for wearing national costumes in Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture)
Radio Free Asia, September 5, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql-09052013103310.html

Opinion (观点)

赵丽:社会抚养费的糊涂账不能再捂了 (Chaotic situation of one-child penalty fees should not be covered up any more)
Qilu Evening News, September 6, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/pl/2013-09-06/155028151124.shtml

To reform or not reform?—echoes of the late Qing Dynasty
China File, September 5, 2013
http://www.chinafile.com/Reform-Or-Not-Reform