Friday, September 20, 2013

Children (儿童)

河南将为艾滋感染儿童发生活费 严格为发放对象保密 (Henan to provide living expenses to children with HIV/Aids)
Xinhua, September 20, 2013
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2013/09-20/5302877.shtml?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

China's stolen children: parents battle police indifference in search for young
The Guardian, September 19, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2013/sep/19/china-stolen-children

Corruption (腐败)

中纪委"月饼禁令"效果明显 燕窝鱼翅月饼难觅踪影 (Luxury moon cakes disappear after central discipline inspection commission’s ban on using them as gifts)
China Youth Daily, September 20, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2013/sep/19/china-stolen-children

Education (教育)

教育部统计显示小学生减少作业支持率不到7成 (Opinions solicited by Education Ministry show less than 70% of public supports reducing students’ homework)
China National Radio, September 20, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0920/c1001-22974735.html

Environment (环境)

China sets out to name and shame the country’s worst polluters
Quartz, September 19, 2013
http://qz.com/126088/china-sets-out-to-name-and-shame-the-countrys-worst-polluters/

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong couple sentenced for torturing maid
Wall Street Journal, September 19, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/09/19/hong-kong-couple-sentenced-for-torturing-maid/

Hukou (户口)

农民工积60分可申请落户广东办法或全国推广 (Guangdong pilots "household registration point-system," allows migrants to apply to become urbanites)
HSW.com, September 20, 2013
http://hsb.hsw.cn/2013-09/20/content_8512096.htm

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

杰出民主人士奖表扬公民维权代表 (Three rights defenders selected for Outstanding Democracy Award by U.S.-based foundation)
Voice of America, September 20, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/democracy-china-20130920/1753527.html

Chinese dissidents jailed ahead of Moon Festival
Radio Free Asia, September 19, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/festival-09192013143620.html

Information Control (信息控制)

法律界人士质疑甘肃初中生发帖被拘罪 (Legal experts question accusations against Gansu teenage detained for rumor mongering)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 20, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130920_china_socialmedialaw_1stcase.shtml

中国“网络文革”正在逼近? (Is an "Internet Cultural Revolution" unfolding in China?)
Deutsche Welle, September 19, 2013
http://dw.de/p/19kkJ

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

克里吁中国在叙利亚问题上发挥积极作用 (Kerry urges China to play positive role in Syria)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 20, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130919_us_china_syria.shtml

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

江苏规定补偿费未到位 农民有权拒绝交地 (Jiangsu regulations: farmers have right to refuse land handover if compensation is not received)
Xinhua, September 20, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0920/c1001-22974709.html

China land tenure reform project presents lessons learned
International Institute for Sustainable Development, September 18, 2013
http://forests-l.iisd.org/news/china-land-tenure-reform-project-presents-lessons-learned/215553/

See the report:
Forest tenure reform in China – results and lessons learned from the EU-SFA-FAO China Forest Tenure Project
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/mi285e/mi285e.pdf

Population (人口)

China’s one-child policy could be causing its trillion-dollar housing boom—and its eventual bust
Quartz, September 18, 2013
http://qz.com/124381/chinas-one-child-policy-could-be-causing-its-trillion-dollar-housing-boom-and-its-eventual-bust/

China to crack down on family planning fines after abuses found
Reuters, September 18, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/19/us-china-children-idUSBRE98I02Q20130919

Opinion (观点)

What’s behind China’s recent Internet crackdown?
China File, September 17, 2013
http://www.chinafile.com/what-behind-china-recent-internet-crackdown