Thursday, November 07, 2013

Corruption (腐败)

辽宁投资2亿饮水工程不安全 市长关注无进展 (Liaoning drinking water still unsafe after RMB 200 million purifying project)
Guangming Daily, November 6, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/sd/2013-11-06/114128635918.shtml

Culture (文化)

China demands "positive images" in return for access to markets
The Guardian, November 6, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/film/2013/nov/06/china-hollywood-positive-images-movies

Cyber security (网络安全)

World cybersecurity leaders call for cooperation
American Broadcasting Corporation, November 6, 2013
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/world-cybersecurity-leaders-call-cooperation-20791483

Related:
全球网络空间合作峰会在美举行 中国呼吁各国加强合作维护网络安全 (China calls for enhanced cooperation between states to maintain cybersecurity)
China Radio International, November 6, 2013
http://gb.cri.cn/42071/2013/11/06/6071s4311218.htm

Environment (环境)

连续6天霾过程增加两倍 雾霾造成癌症几率增加 (Smog levels triple after 6 successive days of extreme pollution, may cause more cancer)
People’s Daily, November 6, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1106/c1001-23451013.html

Health (健康)

An 8-year-old girl’s lung cancer is blamed on air pollution
中国最小肺癌患者仅8岁,空气污染是病因
New York Times, November 6, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131106/c06pollution/dual/

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

陈光诚的哥哥和母亲登机离开中国启程赴美 (Chen Guangcheng’s relatives leave China for the U.S.)
Voice of America, November 6, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/cheng-guangcheng-brother-and-mother-left-for-us-20131106/1784547.html

Related:
Mother, brother of China activist lawyer Chen Guangcheng depart to visit him in US
Associated Press, November 5, 2013
http://www.theprovince.com/news/Mother+brother+China+activist+lawyer+Chen+Guangcheng+depart/9129966/story.html

International Human Rights (国际人权)

「中国人权」组织促中国政府释放民运人士 (Human Rights in China urges Chinese government to release activists)
Radio Free Asia, November 5, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/Humanright-11052013221108.html

人权组织: 中俄若任UN人权理事国 = “狐狸给鸡看家” (Rights Organization: China and Russia becoming members of UN Human Rights Council is equivalent to a "fox guarding the henhouse")
Voice of America, November 5, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-other-countries-unhrc-seats-blocking-20131105/1784140.html

For more information on the Human Right Council, see:
HRIC urges China to release rights activists to show human rights commitment
中国人权敦促中国政府释放活跃人士以示其对人权的承诺
Human Rights in China, November 5, 2013
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/7031
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/7032

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

China tells Norway it must take first step to heal Nobel rift
Bloomberg, November 6, 2013
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-11-06/china-tells-norway-it-must-take-first-step-to-heal-nobel-rift

美国表态支持日本监视中国军演 (U.S. supports Japan’s monitoring of China’s military excises)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 6, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/11/131106_japan_us_china_military.shtml

Internet (互联网)

文化部解禁单体网吧审批 (Ministry of Culture lifts restrictions on opening non-franchise Internet bars)
Xinhua, November 6, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1106/c1001-23443306.html

Media (媒体)

官媒牵头万人签名运动反CNN 引起反弹 (Official media’s anti-CNN campaign gets tens of thousands of followers but also causes backlash)
Radio Free Asia, November 5, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/sy-11052013093253.html

Related:
CNN就涉天安门撞车案评论文章发声明 (CNN issues statement about its opinion piece on the Tiananmen jeep crash)
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/international/15668/cnnjiu-she-tian-men-zhuang-che-ping-lun-wen-zhang-fa-sheng-ming

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

曹思源:政治和经济改革不配套将付代价 (Pro-reform scholar: if political reform does not correspond with economic reform there will be great costs)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 5, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/11/131105_china_soe_reform_caosiyuan.shtml

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

China detains hundreds of veterans ahead of third plenum
Radio Free Asia, November 5, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/plenum-11052013104702.html

Society (社会)

山西太原连发数起爆炸致1死8伤 道路已恢复通行 (One killed, 8 injured in Shanxi province explosion)
China News Service, November 6, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/11/06/291182.html

Related:
中共三中全会前夕连环爆炸冲击维稳 (Several explosions threaten China’s stability in advance of Party’s third plenary)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 6, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/11/131106_china_social_security.shtml

Blasts at China regional Communist Party office kill one
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 6, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24830724

China’s leaders confront economic fissures
解决大学生就业成中国新领导人挑战
New York Times, November 6, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131106/c06jobs/dual/