Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

习近平与新总理谈食品安全遭网友哄笑 (Netizens laugh at Xi’s warning to New Zealand about food safety)
Wall Street Journal, October 7, 2013
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20131007/rec183755.asp

Corruption (腐败)

中央纪委披露中国实施《联合国反腐败公约》情况 (Central Discipline Inspection Commission reveals China’s implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption)
China News Service, October 8, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131008/u1a7699263.html

Business and Human Rights (商业和人权)

Arakan State govt backs mining projects in strife-torn north
The Irrawaddy, October 7, 2013
http://www.irrawaddy.org/burma/arakan-state-govt-backs-mining-projects-strife-torn-north.html

Environment (环境)

我国今年雾霾影响人口约6亿 5年内建健康监测网 (Smog affects 600 million Chinese, health monitoring system to be established in 5 years)
Beijing Youth Daily, October 8, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1008/c1001-23117486.html

Hong Kong

Hong Kong reporters say press freedom violated in Bali
Wall Street Journal, October 7, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/07/hong-kong-reporters-say-press-freedom-violated-in-bali

Information Control (信息控制)

China employs two million microblog monitors state media say
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 4, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24396957

International Human Rights (国际人权)

China: Ratify key international human rights treaty
Human Rights Watch, October 8, 2013
http://www.trust.org/item/20131008001626-fxoku/

International Relations (国际关系)

China's Xi takes advantage of Obama absence from Asia-Pacific trade summit
Washington Post, October 8, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/chinas-xi-takes-advantage-of-obama-absence-from-asia-pacific-trade-summit/2013/10/07/58bf23e4-2f6c-11e3-9ddd-bdd3022f66ee_story.html

Political and Economic Reforms (政治和经济改革)

大集权下的大改革 (Big reforms under the vast power of the central gov’t)
Financial Times, October 8, 2013
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001052779

China must sacrifice faster growth for reform, Xi tells APEC Summit
South China Morning Post, October 8, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1326571/china-must-sacrifice-faster-growth-reform-xi-tells-apec-summit

Rule of Law (法治)

冯正虎要求沪警依法归还超期扣押私人财物
Chinese activist accuses Shanghai police of undermining rule of law
Voice of America, October 8, 2013
CH: http://www.voachinese.com/content/shang-hai-activitist-return-of-personal-propertiies-20131007/1764270.html
EN: http://www.voanews.com/content/chinese-activist-accuses-shanghai-police-of-undermining-rule-of-law/1764912.html

Tibet (西藏)

Chinese police "fire at Tibetan protesters", report says
South China Morning Post, October 8, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1327099/chinese-police-fire-tibetan-protesters-report-says

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China police target online "jihad" talk amid rumor crackdown
Reuters, October 8, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/08/net-us-china-uighur-idUSBRE99708P20131008

新疆“查处256名传播涉稳谣言人员” (256 investigated for spreading rumors in Xinjiang)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 8, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131008_china_xinjiang.shtml

Uighurs in China say bias is growing
The New York Times, October 7, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/08/world/asia/uighurs-in-china-say-bias-is-growing.html

Opinion (观点)

社科院院长:及时支持因坚持真理而被围攻同志 (Dean of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences: we should promptly support comrades who are attacked from all sides for upholding the truth)
People’s Daily, October 8, 2013
http://paper.people.com.cn/rmrb/html/2013-10/08/nw.D110000renmrb_20131008_1-07.htm

Related twitter post:
老肖 ‏@szxiaojl 4h, October 8, 2013
这说明整个中国就是一间党校而已"@mbssjsw: 赤裸裸【人民日报】 社科院院长王伟光:坚持党性原则,必须坚持党管媒体原则不动摇,坚持政治家办报、办刊、办台、办新闻网站。要加强马克思主义新闻观教育,坚决反对西方所谓“新闻自由....http://t.cn/zRUKHL6" (This [article] shows that all of China is just a Party school..)
https://twitter.com/szxiaojl/status/387500616060112896