Thursday, November 14, 2013

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

At Bloomberg, special code keeps some articles out of China
彭博用特殊编辑代码自我屏蔽涉华敏感报道
New York Times, November 14, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/world/20131114/c14bloomberg/dual/

China’s surveillance firms get boost from security plan
Wall Street Journal, November 13, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/11/13/chinas-surveillance-firms-get-boost-from-security-plan/

Corruption (腐败)

A bank’s fruitful ties to a member of China’s elite
摩根大通与温家宝女儿曾有商业往来
New York Times, November 13, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20131114/c14chase/dual/

Dust of corruption case lingers over China’s Nanjing
The Malay Mail, November 13, 2013
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/features/article/dust-of-corruption-case-lingers-over-chinas-nanjing

Environment (环境)

中国最大淡水湖出现极枯 影响湖区生活生产用水 (China's largest freshwater lake shrinks causing scarcity of drinking water and threats to ecology)
Xinhua, November 14, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1114/19/9DLQ3U2D00014JB5.html

Hong Kong (香港)

人民日报炮轰彭定康 (People’s Daily attacks Patten’s support for HK general elections)
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/hong-kong/16268/ren-min-ri-bao-pao-hong-peng-ding-kang

Intellectual Property Rights (知识产权)

U.S. says China must do more to safeguard trade secrets
Reuters, November 14, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1356111/us-says-china-must-do-more-safeguard-trade-secrets

International Human Rights (国际人权)

China elected to United Nations Human Rights Council
中国当选联合国人权理事会成员
New York Times, November 14, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131114/c14rights/dual/

China's entry into UNHRC irks Tibet activists, right groups
Phayal, November 13, 2013
http://www.phayul.com/news/article.aspx?article=China's+entry+into+UNHRC+irks+Tibet+activists%2C+right+groups&id=34220

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

中国向菲律宾追加一千万元物资援助
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 14, 2013
CH:http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/11/131114_chinaphilippinesaid.shtml
EN:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24938874

China extends grip in Central Asia
Asia Times Online, November 13, 2013
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Central_Asia/CEN-01-131113.html

Media (媒体)

BBC is in a “soft power” battle with international broadcasters
The Guardian, November 14, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/media/media-blog/2013/nov/13/bbc-broadcasters-tony-hall-worldwide-audience-cctv-al-jazeera /

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

State giants emerge unscathed in China's economic road map
国有企业成为三中全会的赢家
Wall Street Journal, November 14, 2013
EN:http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB20001424052702303559504579195551704526972?mod=index_to_people
CH:http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20131114/bch090145.asp?source=newsletter

王健林:三中全会改革没有针对国企比较失望 (Private entrepreneur: It is disappointing that third plenary did not target SOE reform)
Caijing, November 14, 2013
http://estate.caijing.com.cn/2013-11-14/113562855.html /

What was missing in China's reform plan
CNN, November 13, 2013
http://money.cnn.com/2013/11/13/news/economy/china-economic-reform/

China’s state companies ain’t going nowhere
Wall Street Journal, November 13, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/11/13/chinas-state-companies-aint-going-nowhere/

"Leading team" to spearhead drive for reform, party plenum resolves
South China Morning Post, November 13, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1354841/leading-team-spearhead-drive-reform-party-plenum-resolves

Rule of Law (法治)

河南废除“破案率”等指标防止冤假错案 (Henan abolishes “case-solving rate” and other legal quotas to guard against miscarriages of justice)
China Youth Daily, November 14, 2013
http://zqb.cyol.com/html/2013-11/13/nw.D110000zgqnb_20131113_4-03.htm

State Security (国家安全)

China's state security committee shows Xi's clout
Associated Press, November 13, 2013
http://money.msn.com/business-news/article.aspx?feed=AP&date=20131113&id=17103942

Taiwan (台湾)

台湾歌手张悬年底北京演唱会取消 (Taiwanese singer’s Beijing concert cancelled after national flag incident)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 14, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/11/131114_zhangxuanconcertcancel.shtml