Thursday, October 31, 2013

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

外国文学在中国:删你没商量!(To sell books in the world’s largest market, many foreign authors submit to China’s censorship)
Deutsche Welle, October 31, 2013
http://bit.ly/1f66BQ2

藝界震怒促舞團交代刪戲 抽文革情節 學者轟政治粗暴干預 (Art community angered after Cultural Revolution scene is censored from Hong Kong ballet, scholar calls it “political interference”)
Ming Pao, October 31, 2013
http://news.mingpao.com/20131030/gaa1.htm

Related:
劇創人王新鵬:因六四決意離國 (Censored ballet choreographer Wang Xin Peng had left China after June Fourth massacre)
Ming Pao, October 31, 2013
http://news.mingpao.com/20131031/gab2.htm

Children (儿童)

New guidelines on punishing child rape win praise, and criticism
中国惩治性侵未成年人新规引争议
New York Times, October 31, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131031/c31rape/dual/

Ten-year-old boy jumps to death in Chengdu "on teacher’s order"
South China Morning Post, October 31, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1344594/ten-year-old-boy-jumps-death-chengdu-teachers-order

Environment (环境)

Air pollution drives 50% drop in visitors to Beijing
Wall Street Journal, October 31, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/31/beijing-air-pollution-drives-50-drop-in-visitors/?mod=WSJBlog

Hong Kong (香港)

解放军影片:美英总领馆成反华基地 (PLA video: U.S. and U.K. Consulates in Hong Kong have become anti-China bases)
South China Morning Post, October 31, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/hong-kong/15408/jie-fang-jun-ying-pian-mei-ying-zong-ling-guan-cheng-fan-hua-ji-di

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

律师会见郭飞雄被阻 要求律协介入 (Guo Feixiong’s lawyers denied visitation rights, request help from Beijing Lawyers’ Association)
Radio Free Asia, October 31, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-10302013120904.html

Information Control (信息控制)

In doctored photo, Chinese officials loom large
政府网站照片穿帮,官员“俯瞰”老太太
New York Times, October 31, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131031/c31photo/dual/

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

China demands U.S. explain spying allegations linked to Australian missions
Reuters, October 31, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/31/us-usa-security-china-australia-idUSBRE99U0LU20131031

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

中国城市化带来的社会成本 (The social costs of China’s urbanization)
Wall Street Journal, October 31, 2013
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20131031/chw122953.asp

毛左批习总智囊刘鹤 不满改革反习李先声 (Mao supporters attack reform plan drafter Liu He as spokesman of American interest)
Voice of America, October 31, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/chinese-leftist-20131031/1780561.html

Technology (科技)

Apple drops China reference from Taiwan map
Voice of America, October 31, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/apple-drops-china-reference-from-taiwan-map/1780553.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China says 5 jihadis are arrested in Beijing attack
中国官方将天安门撞车案定性为恐怖袭击
New York Times, October 31, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131031/c31crash/dual/

Related:

日媒分析天安门袭击的政治关联 (Japanese media analyze political implications of Tiananmen crash)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 31, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131031_japan_media_xinjiang.shtml

China state media calls for stern action after Tiananmen attack
Reuters, October 31, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/31/us-china-tiananmen-idUSBRE99S1DZ20131031

Grievances in Xinjiang
The Wall Street Journal, October 31, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304527504579167880174661694

Opinion (观点)

Chinese censorship's dangerous subtlety
The Guardian, October 31, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/31/china-censorship-weibo

Jane Cohen: China’s air stinks of larger problems
The Providence Journal, October 31, 2013
http://www.providencejournal.com/opinion/commentary/20131031-jane-cohen-chinas-air-stinks-of-larger-problems.ece