Thursday, September 19, 2013

Bo Xilai (薄熙来案)

Bo Xilai jail letter: My name will be cleared one day
薄熙来狱中家书:「总有一天会搞清楚」
South China Morning Post, September 19, 2013
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1312577/bo-xilai-jail-letter-my-name-will-be-cleared-one-day
CH: http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/13018/bo-xi-lai-yu-zhong-jia-shu-zong-you-yi-tian-hui-gao-qing-chu

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong riddled with British spies, reports say
Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/18/hong-kong-riddled-with-british-spies-reports-say/

Health (健康)

China reminds hospitals not to push baby milk
Reuters, September 17, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/17/us-china-milk-idUSBRE98G0LD20130917

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

China detains activists Over UN campaign
Radio Free Asia, September 19, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/campaign-09182013110608.html

Related:
两维权人士赴日内瓦受训受阻 (Two rights defenders bound for training in Geneva blocked)
Radio Free Asia, September 16, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/custom-09162013102209.html

陈建芳广州出境受阻返上海 联合国人权培训被警方盘查 (Shanghai rights defender warned never to contact Geneva consulate general again)
Radio Free Asia, September 17, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/9-09172013143950.html

Chinese dissident arrested after TV interview
Sky News, September 19, 2013
http://news.sky.com/story/1142813/chinese-dissident-arrested-after-tv-interview

Internet (互联网)

百度配合警方捣毁保健品制假售假窝点 (Baidu helps police crackdown on fake healthcare products website)
Southern.com, September 19, 2013
http://it.southcn.com/9/2013-09/19/content_79635730.htm

Information Control (信息控制)

甘肃一初中生发帖涉嫌造谣被刑拘 (Gansu high school student criminally detained for rumor mongering)
Jinghua Times, September 19, 2013
http://epaper.jinghua.cn/html/2013-09/19/content_27240.htm

China crackdown on online rumors seen as ploy to nail critics
Reuters, September 18, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/18/net-us-china-internet-idUSBRE98H07X20130918

China's "Big Vs" disown selves online to avoid new gossip laws
The Register, September 18, 2013
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/09/18/verified_accounts_weibo_unverify_rumour_crackdown/

Related:
As Beijing’s online rumor crackdown intensifies, Chinese bloggers seek to “un-verify” themselves
Offbeat China, September 16, 2013
http://bit.ly/1a5Dppt

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

Jordan’s king calls for China to exercise influence in resolving Syrian crisis
Associated Press, September 18, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/jordans-king-calls-for-china-to-exercise-influence-in-resolving-syrian-crisis/2013/09/18/d0d7ffac-2023-11e3-9ad0-96244100e647_story.html

Despite a recent chill, Myanmar’s democracy needs Chinese investment
Quartz, September 18, 2013
http://qz.com/125327/despite-a-recent-chill-myanmars-democracy-needs-chinese-investment/

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

Can China's land reform succeed amid land grabs and social unrest?
International Business Times, September 18, 2013
http://www.ibtimes.com/can-chinas-land-reform-succeed-amid-land-grabs-social-unrest-1407360

Migrants (农民工)

World Bank chief urges China to better manage urbanization
Reuters, September 18, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/18/us-china-worldbank-idUSBRE98H0C420130918

See the speech:
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim's opening remarks to Beijing press conference
World Bank, September 18, 2013
http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/speech/2013/09/18/world-bank-group-president-jim-yong-kim-s-opening-remarks-to-beijing-press-conference

Open Government Information (信息公开)

权威解读:政府信息公开,让群众看得到、听得懂、信得过 (China’s Premier: Open Government Information should be seen, understood, and trusted by citizens)
Xinhua, September 19, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2013-09/4374359.html

Population (人口)

审计署:45县违规拨超生罚款16亿 3.2亿未上缴 (National audit office: 45 counties misappropriated RMB 1.6 billion of one-child penalty fees)
Beijing News, September 19, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0919/c1001-22969863.html

Related:
“超生罚款”是否还有存在的意义?(Is there any reason for one-child penalty fees to continue?)
Deutsche Welle, September 19, 2013
http://bit.ly/18COECK

China’s transformation frays traditional family ties, hurting many seniors
Washington Post, September 19, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/chinas-transformation-frays-traditional-family-ties-hurting-many-seniors/2013/09/18/50765b42-1538-11e3-961c-f22d3aaf19ab_story.html

Women ( 妇女)

Half of the world’s self-made women billionaires are from China
Quartz, September 17, 2013
http://qz.com/125160/half-of-the-worlds-self-made-women-billionaires-are-from-china/

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Security forces said to have killed 12 in raid in Western China
新疆警方突袭地下军械场打死12人
New York Tiimes, September 19, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130919/c19xinjiang/dual/

Opinion (观点)

A wave of repression in China
Washington Post, September 19, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/a-wave-of-repression-in-china/2013/09/18/b9695c68-1fc3-11e3-8459-657e0c72fec8_story.html

Can the Chinese Communist Party still reform?
The Diplomat, September 18, 2013
http://thediplomat.com/2013/09/18/can-the-chinese-communist-party-still-reform/?all=true