Friday, October 18, 2013

Corruption (腐败)

Outrage in China over £1.5bn plans for Mao's birthday
The Telegraph, October 17, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10386161/Outrage-in-China-over-1.5bn-plans-for-Maos-birthday.html

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

快讯:北大教授夏业良被停止续聘 (Peking University dismisses Xia Yeliang, outspoken liberal professor)
Voice of America, October 18, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/beida-xiayeliang-20131018/1772178.html

International Human Rights (国际人权)

UN experts alarmed by reprisals against activists linked to China’s international human rights review
联合国专家对与中国的国际人权审议有关联的活动人士遭到报复表示警觉
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, October 16, 2013
EN: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=13860
CH: http://www.ohchr.org/CH/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=13860&LangID=C

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

Hillary Clinton: Chen Guangcheng crisis “touch-and-go”
美国前国务卿:美国要陈光诚,不要王立军
British Broadcasting Corporation (English), October 18, 2013
Voice of America (Chinese), October 18, 2013

EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24577038
CH: http://www.voachinese.com/content/hiliary-wanglijun-20131017/1771629.html

Brazil Petrobras workers on strike over Libra oilfield auction
中国“三桶油”竞标巴西油田遇上罢工
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 18, 2013
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24575295
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/10/131018_brazil_oil_strike.shtml

Being there: With the superpower otherwise engaged, China makes hay in South-East Asia
The Economist, October 19, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21588081-superpower-otherwise-engaged-china-makes-hay-south-east-asia-being-there

Propaganda artists from North Korea paint a rose-tinted China
The Guardian, October 17, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2013/oct/17/china-north-korean-propaganda-paintings

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong to consult public on elections
Wall Street Journal, October 17, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/17/hong-kong-to-consult-public-on-elections/

Information Control (信息控制)

Chinese leader gets a cartoon makeover
卡通版习近平教你怎样成为国家领导人
New York Times, October 18, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131018/c18cartoon/dual/

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

贵阳837名学生冒充特警参与拆违 半天赚80元 (Guiyang students dressed as police help forced demolition, some get paid)
Beijing News, October 18, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1018/c1001-23246867.html

Related:
School forces students to participate in forced demolition
China Smack, October 18, 2013
http://www.chinasmack.com/2013/pictures/school-forces-students-to-participate-in-forced-demolition.html

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

China set to announce reforms of creaking pension system: sources
Reuters, October 18, 2013
http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/10/17/us-china-pensions-idINBRE99G1BJ20131017

Return of the retired leader: why Wen spoke
Wall Street Journal, October 17, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/17/return-of-the-retired-leader-why-wen-spoke/

Society (社会)

Viral Chinese cartoon explains how to become president
Wall Street Journal, October 17, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/17/viral-chinese-cartoon-explains-how-to-become-president/

Opinion (观点)

Shutdown helped China propagandists: Column
USA Today, October 17, 2013
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/10/17/debt-ceiling-obama-china-column/3004025/

China’s latest hypocrisy on US government debt
Media outlet, date
http://Quartz, October 17, 2013 qz.com/136485/chinas-latest-hypocrisy-on-us-government-debt/