Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Children (儿童)

广西桂林爆炸案嫌疑人初步确定 (Guangxi bombing suspect caught)
China News Service, September 10, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-09-09/205828172988.shtml

Related:
广西桂林爆炸事故疑访民自杀引爆 (Guangxi explosion might be the result of a petitioner’s suicide)
Voice of America, September 10, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/guang-zhou-explosion-20130910/1746561.html

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

国家食药监管总局曝光7个保健食品违法广告 (National food and drug office exposes seven illegal advertisements for health food products)
China News Service, September 10, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-09-10/160428181090.shtml

Corruption (腐败)

Trial for Chinese businesswoman accused of bribing ex-minister
Wall Street Journal, September 9, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/09/key-figure-in-ex-railway-ministers-fall-to-face-trial/

Freedom of Expression and Privacy (言论自由和隐私)

Yahoo reports 29,000 data requests
Agence France-Presse, September 7, 2013
http://www.france24.com/en/20130907-yahoo-reports-29000-data-requests

See Yahoo! Report:
Transparency Report Overview
Yahoo! 2013
http://info.yahoo.com/transparency-report/

Health (健康)

Is pollution in China ratcheting up infertility?
Quartz, September 9, 2013
http://qz.com/122431/is-pollution-in-china-increasing-infertility/

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

“同囚行动”展开营救王炳章新章 (Supporters plan protests in New York to draw attention to plight of jailed pro-democracy activist Wang Bingzhang)
Deutsche Welle, September 9, 2013
http://dw.de/p/19eJ1

Information Control (信息控制)

关于“法律严惩网络诽谤” 高院高检的解释被指“亵渎”刑法 (Supreme Court’s Interpretation of laws applicable to “Internet defamation” criticized as "blasphaming" Criminal Law)
Radio France International, September 10, 2013
http://rfi.my/15MOLRW

See the article:
两高对网络诽谤的司法解释开恶劣先例 (Legal interpretation of laws applicable to Internet slander sets bad precedent)
The Economic Observer, September 9, 2013
http://chenjieren2007.blog.hexun.com/88460171_d.html

李方平:把“两高”关进笼子里 (Li Fangping: lock “two Supremes” into a cage)
Voice of America, September 10, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/li-fangping-20130910/1746594.html

In China, 500 retweets could mean three years in prison
The Verge, September 9, 2013
http://www.theverge.com/2013/9/9/4710222/china-passes-anti-defamation-laws-three-year-sentence-social-media-crackdown

International Relations (国际关系)

China, Uzbekistan vow to deepen strategic partnership
Xinhua, September 10, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-09/10/c_125354520.htm

China's WWII anger clouds view of Tokyo 2020 win
Agence France-Presse, September 9, 2013
http://bit.ly/14AvItc

Labor (劳工)

Where humiliation is normal: being LGBT in the Chinese workplace
China File, September 9, 2013
http://www.chinafile.com/where-humiliation-normal

Land, Housing, Property (土地、财产、房屋)

暴力拆迁何时休? (When will violent forced evictions be stopped?)
Deutsche Welle, September 9, 2013
http://dw.de/p/19eKa

Population (人口)

国家卫计委:2012年我国流动人口数量达2.36亿人 (National family planning office: China’s migrant population reached 236 million in 2012)
Deutsche Welle, September 9, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-09-10/102228178705.shtml

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

It's OK to protest in China, just don't march
National Public Radio, September 9, 2013
http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/09/09/219721983/its-ok-to-protest-in-china-just-dont-march

Re-education Through Labor (劳教)

Guangzhou to end controversial labor camps
China Daily, September 9, 2013
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-09/09/content_16953203.htm