Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Bo Xilai Case (薄熙来案)

Bo verdict expected in days with appeal likely
薄熙来案22日宣判 被告或提上诉
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2013
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1311992/verdict-bo-xilai-case-expected-within-days-appeal-likely
CH: http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/12903/bo-xi-lai-22ri-xuan-pan-bei-gao-huo-ti-shang-su

Children (儿童)

南京饿死女童案生母一审被判处无期 (Mother responsible for starving 2 baby daughters to death gets life sentence)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 18, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130918_nanjing_conviction.shtml

Corruption (腐败)

In China, the Devil doesn't wear Prada
Reuters, September 16, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/16/us-prada-earnings-idUSBRE98F0XL20130916

Cyber security (网络安全)

Symantec says hacker group found in China, linked to big Cyberattacks
中国的雇佣黑客集团被识破
Voice of America, September 18, 2013
EN: http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-symantec-says-hacker-group-found-in-china-linked-to-big-cyberattacks/1751398.html
CH:http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-mercenary-hacker-20130917/1751831.html

Health (健康)

Chinese hospital seeks virgins' blood
Agence France-Presse, September 17, 2013
http://bit.ly/1aJrLl4

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

House arrest for Hu Jia, Chinese dissident, after criticizing Communist Party in Sky News interview
Huffington Post, September 17, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/17/hu-jia-house-arrest_n_3943226.html

Information Control (信息控制)

The "legalization" of China’s Internet crackdown
Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/18/the-legalization-of-chinas-internet-crackdown/?mod=WSJBlog

Chinese Communist party intensifies online crackdown
The Guardian, September 17, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/17/chinese-communist-party-online-crackdown

The Beijing cop behind China’s online crackdown wields a “heavy fist”
Quartz, September 16, 2013
http://qz.com/124541/the-beijing-cop-behind-chinas-online-crackdown-wields-a-heavy-fist/

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

China refuses to blame Assad for Syria gas attack
Agence France-Presse, September 17, 2013
http://bit.ly/18w98gi

SCO glimpses a new Eurasia in Bishkek
Asia Times Online, September 16, 2013
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/CHIN-01-160913.html

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋 )

Report points to local opposition to Beijing’s land reform efforts
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1311522/report-points-local-opposition-beijings-land-reform-efforts

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Beijing airport bomber asks for forgiveness
Wall Street Journal, September 17, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/17/beijing-airport-bomber-faces-trial/

Natural Resources (自然资源)

China finds resistance to oil deals in Africa
中国石油国企在非洲遭遇政府挑战
New York Times, September 18, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/world/20130918/c18africaoil/dual/

Society (社会)

中国留学生如何看待民主政治 (How Chinese overseas students view democratic politics)
Voice of America, September 18, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/chinese-students-democracy-20130917/1751846.html

See the survey:
在美中国留学生如何看待中西方政治制度 (How Chinese overseas students in the U.S. view China’s and the West’s respective political institutions)
New York Times, September 16, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130916/cc16overseas/

内地前首富宗庆后被砍 疑因报復
China's second richest man Zong Qinghou injured in knife attack
Hong Kong Commercial Newspaper (Chinese), September 18, 2013
The Telegraph (English), September 18, 2013

CH: http://www.wcn.com.hk/wcn/content/2013-09/18/content_788350.html
EN: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10316942/Chinas-second-richest-man-Zong-Qinghou-injured-in-knife-attack.html

中国8月份房价加速上涨 (Rise in housing prices accelerates in August)
Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2013
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20130918/bch104827.asp

Opinion (观点)

The real Bo Xilai story
Asia Times Online, September 17, 2013
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/CHIN-01-170913.html