Monday, September 16, 2013

Animal Welfare and Rights (动物福利和权利)

中国动物权益战争的最前线 (Animal rights activists are changing animals’ fate)
Deutsch Welle, September 15, 2013
http://bit.ly/14a4VS1

Corruption (腐败)

Corruption and the world's biggest building
The Telegraph, September 16, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10308029/Corruption-and-the-worlds-biggest-building.html

In China, the dangers of due diligence
在中国开展尽职调查也可能很危险
The New York Times, September 13, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130916/c16investigator/dual/

Education (教育)

This house believes: some schools are teaching children how to think for themselves
The Economist, September 14, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21586319-some-schools-are-teaching-children-how-think-themselves-house-believes

教育部长:意识形态教育要进亿万学生头脑 (Education Minister: students should be the focus of our ideological work)
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/12774/jiao-yu-bu-chang-yi-shi-xing-tai-jiao-yu-yao-jin-yi-mo-xue-sheng-tou-nao

Health (健康)

中国去年共报告职业病2.7万余例 尘肺病占逾八成 (80+% of 27,000 reported cases of occupational diseases are lung disease)
China News Service, September 16, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0916/13/98T86F1B00014JB6.html

Hong Kong (香港)

UK “not relevant” in political reform: HK chief
Agence France-Presse, September 16, 2013
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/china/local-news/hong-kong/2013/09/16/389012/UK-not.htm

See article by Hugo Swire:
Voting, democracy and the future of Hong Kong
Foreign and Commonwealth Office, September 14, 2013
http://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/voting-democracy-and-the-future-of-hong-kong

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

维权律师发起成立中国保障人权律师服务团 (Rights defense lawyers organize group to protect legal services for detained lawyers)
Voice of America, September 16, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-right-20130915/1750006.html

“陪王炳章坐牢”扩大规模 (New York protest in support of jailed pro-democracy activist Wang Bingzhang continues)
Deutsche Welle, September 16, 2013
http://bit.ly/1dirDdl

Information Control (信息控制)

China broadcasts confession of Chinese-American blogger
Washington Post, September 15, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/china-broadcasts-confession-of-chinese-american-blogger/2013/09/15/3f2d82da-1e1a-11e3-8459-657e0c72fec8_story.html

中国续打压公盟带走林峥 肉唐僧亦遭人身控制 (Another Xu Zhiyong supporter taken away)
Radio France International, September 16, 2013
http://rfi.my/15wetaS

笑蜀:王功权被北京警方正式刑拘 (Wang Gongquan formally criminally detained by Beijing police)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 13, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130913_china_wanggongquan_detained.shtml

北京展开大规模网络镇压 (More than 450 arrested in one month in campaign to crackdown on internet rumors)
Radio France Internation, September 13, 2013
http://rfi.my/15xvL7t

Censorship has spurred writers, says Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1310577/censorship-has-spurred-writers-says-nobel-prize-winner-mo-yan

International Human Rights (国际人权)

北京人权论坛 避人权谈环境 (Beijing human rights forum talks environment, not rights)
Radio Free Asia, September 12, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xql-09122013145252.html


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

China confirms new gas pipeline through Tajikistan
Agence France-Presse, September 14, 2013
http://www.france24.com/en/20130914-china-confirms-new-gas-pipeline-through-tajikistan

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

上千对越自卫反击战参战老兵在昆明请愿 (One thousand retired Vietnam War soldiers in Kunming petition gov’t for better benefits)
Radio Free Asia, September 13, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/hc-09132013150540.html

Society (社会)

视频:中国人口结构失衡造成娶妻难 (Population imbalance makes it difficult for men to find wives)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 13, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/multimedia/2013/09/130913_vid_china_bachelor.shtml

Women (妇女)

Chinese women lean close to hear Facebook’s Sandberg
Wall Street Journal, September 13, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/13/chinese-women-lean-close-to-hear-facebooks-sandberg/

No consensus: China debate on women’s roles
Wall Street Journal, September 13, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/13/lets-talk-about-leadership-as-pure-leadership/

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

乌鲁木齐一维族男子被警枪击 公安证实事件拒述详情 (Uyghur fruit vendor shot by police after dispute with law enforcement officer)
Radio Free Asia, September 12, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql-09122013092854.html

Opinion (观点)

China’s Net crackdown shows fear trumps reform
Japan Times, September 15, 2013
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2013/09/15/commentary/chinas-net-crackdown-shows-fear-trumps-reform/