Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Animal Welfare (动物福利和权利)

Animal-rights advocates notch another victory in China
Wall Street Journal, October 9, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/09/animal-rights-advocates-notch-another-victory-in-china/

Bo Xilai (薄熙来案)

China: decision in Bo appeal expected soon
薄熙来案进入二审程序,或不开庭审理
New York Times, October 9, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131009/c09appeal/dual/

Children (儿童)

云南官员强奸幼女判5年 受害人家属申请抗诉被拒 (Yunnan official sentenced to 5 years for raping a 4-year-old girl, family of victim’s appeal rejected)
Xinhua, October 9, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131009/u1a7702610.html

佛山16岁中专生被强迫实习过劳死 (Sixteen-year-old Guangdong student dies of fatigue from forcible labor)
Radio Free Asia, October 8, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl-10082013110948.html

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

中国特大地沟油案江苏宣判 涉案金额达6000万元 (Sixteen in Jiangsu sentenced from one year to life imprisonment in gutter oil case)
China News Service, October 9, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/10/09/286587.html

Related:
China jails sellers of "cooking oil" made from gutter waste
Reuters, October 9, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/09/us-china-oil-idUSBRE99808120131009

Corruption (腐败)

专家:未来应把反腐重点放在预防贪官外逃上 (Expert: anti-corruption battle should focus on preventing corrupt officials from fleeing abroad)
Legal Evening News, October 8, 2013
http://comments.caijing.com.cn/2013-10-08/113382843.html

Party cadre in Chinese village fired after son marries in 3-day, $260,000 wedding
Associated Press, October 8, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/party-cadre-in-chinese-village-investigated-after-son-marries-in-3-day-260000-wedding/2013/10/08/6b75baf4-2fe7-11e3-9ddd-bdd3022f66ee_story.html

Education

In China, parents bribe to get students into top schools, despite campaign against corruption
Washington Post, October 8, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/in-china-parents-bribe-to-get-students-into-top-schools-despite-campaign-against-corruption/2013/10/07/fa8d9d32-2a61-11e3-8ade-a1f23cda135e_story.html

Environment (环境)

中国人习惯烹饪催高PM2.5? 网友调侃:做饭摇号 (Netizens mock officials’ attribution of high PM 2.5 to Chinese cooking habits)
People’s Daily, October 9, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131009/u1a7702142.html

Photography: China’s Environment in Crisis
Wall Street Journal, October 8, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/08/photography-chinas-environment-in-crisis/

Health (健康)

“摊派”精神病指标 (Zhengzhou health officials are ordered to find more mentally ill patients to fill 2-in-every-1000 quota)
Nandu.com, October 9, 2013
http://paper.oeeee.com/nis/201310/09/120093.html

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

新公民運動首案將開審 劉萍被控3罪 律師指成風向標 (Liu Ping, of New Citizens’ Movement, to be tried in mid-October on 3 charges)
Ming Pao, October 9, 2013
http://news.mingpao.com/20131009/caa1.htm

王炳章家人联合国绝食请愿 同囚活动或将延至港台 (Wang Bingzhang’s family members stage hunger strike at UN in New York)
Voice of America, October 9, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/wang-bingzhang-20131009/1765833.html

外界担忧维权人士郭飞雄被拒见律师或遭不测 (Concern for Guo Feixiong’s safety rises as lawyers are still barred from meeting him)
Voice of America, October 9, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/attorney-necitizens-worried-about-guo-feixiong-life-20131009/1765897.html

Information Control (信息控制)

人民网:大V集体退场,专业中V将崛起 (Head of Public Sentiment Office at People’s Daily: With “Big V” bloggers out of the way, “Middle Vs” with more moderate opinions will rise)
South China Morning Post, October 9, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/14213/ren-min-wang-da-vji-ti-tui-chang-zhuan-ye-zhong-vjiang-jue-qi

International Human Rights (国际人权)

"On Human Rights, the only obstacle is China itself"
Radio Free Asia, October 9, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/commentaries/baotong/human-rights-10082013153025.html/

International Relations (国际关系)

EU seeks China investment boost
Agence France-Presse, October 8, 2013
http://bit.ly/1a93wKr

Labor (劳工)

Packed China tourist sites may spur paid-leave reform, CCTV Says
Bloomberg News, October 8, 2013
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-10-08/packed-china-tourist-sites-may-spur-paid-leave-reform-cctv-says.html

Young Chinese snubbing factory jobs, says billionaire boss
The Telegraph, October 8, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10362922/Young-Chinese-snubbing-factory-jobs-says-billionaire-boss.html

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

Potential land reform will increase farmers' income
China Money Network, October 9, 2013
http://www.chinamoneypodcast.com/2013/10/09/potential-land-reform-will-increase-farmers-income

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

How long can the Communist party survive in China?
中共面临改革最后机遇
Financial Times, October 9, 2013
EN:http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/533a6374-1fdc-11e3-8861-00144feab7de.html#slide0
CH:http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001052791

Tibet (西藏)

西藏比如县“抗议爱国教育遭镇压 (Protests against patriotic education suppressed in Biru County)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 9, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131008_china_tibet.shtml

Monk who founded first Tibetan Buddhist monastery in UK killed
The Telegraph, October 8, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/tibet/10365064/Monk-who-founded-first-Tibetan-Buddhist-monastery-in-UK-killed.html