Friday, September 27, 2013

Children (儿童)

人权组织向联合国提交报告 批评中国执行联合国《儿童权利公约》不力 (Human rights group in report to UN, criticizes China’s implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child as “ineffective”)
Radio Free Asia, September 25, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yl-09252013145208.html

Related:
China faces tough questions on its protection of children’s rights from UN committee
中国政府面对联合国儿童权利委员会的诘问
Human Rights in China, September 26, 2013
EN:http://www.hrichina.org/content/6934
CH:http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6935

Corruption (腐败)

Looks good on paper: A flawed system for judging research is leading to academic fraud
The Economist, September 28, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21586845-flawed-system-judging-research-leading-academic-fraud-looks-good-paper

Death penalty (死刑)

China court rejects killer's claim to additional murder
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 27, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24294935

Education (教育)

习近平承诺把教育摆在优先发展的战略位置 (Xi Jinping pledges to make education a priority in strategic development)
Radio Free Asia, September 26, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/sd-09262013142657.html

Related:
Xi reaffirms education top priority
China Daily, September 26, 2013
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/epaper/2013-09/26/content_16996539.htm

Environment (环境)

China’s synthetic natural gas plants will have heavy environmental toll
R&D Magazine, September 26, 2013
http://www.rdmag.com/news/2013/09/china%E2%80%99s-synthetic-natural-gas-plants-will-have-heavy-environmental-toll

Media (媒体)

World Affairs conference on new media wraps up
Kearnyhub, September 26, 2013
http://www.kearneyhub.com/news/local/world-affairs-conference-on-new-media-wraps-up/article_086d264e-26c9-11e3-8507-0019bb2963f4.html

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

中国发布上海自由贸易试验区政策文件 (State Council issues policy document on Shanghai free trade zone)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 27, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/business/2013/09/130927_china_shanghai_ftz.shtmll

Related:
China unveils details on first free trade zone in Shanghai
Agence France-Presse, September 27, 2013
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130927/china-unveils-details-first-free-trade-zone-shanghai

官媒:中国不会在网上设“政治租界 (Official media: Shanghai free trade zone will not be a politically free zone)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 27, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/09/130927_china_shanghai_internet.shtml

Population (人口)

Chinese provinces collect billions in family planning fines, lawyer says
去年中国19省征社会抚养费166亿
The New York Times, September 26, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130927/c27population/dual/

Society (社会)

专家称中国2050年城镇化率将超80% (Experts say urbanization in China will reach 80% by 2050)
Economic Observer, September 26, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/2013/0926/250258.shtml

Tibet (西藏)

Tibetans appeal to speak for Tibet ahead of China’s UPR
Phayul.com, September 26, 2013
http://www.phayul.com/news/article.aspx?id=34041&article=Tibetans+appeal+to+speak+for+Tibet+ahead+of+China%E2%80%99s+UPR&t=1&c=1