Thursday, November 14, 2013

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

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

违反“七条底线 新浪处理10万微博账户 (Sina punishes 100,000 microblog users for violating "7 Bottom Lines")
Beijing Youth Daily, November 13, 2013
http://www.bjd.com.cn/10bjxw/sh/201311/13/t20131113_5284211.html

Children (儿童)

仅三成父母认为中国适合养孩子 (Int’l survey shows only 30% of parents think China is a suitable place for raising children)
South China Morning Post, November 13, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/16221/jin-san-cheng-fu-mu-ren-wei-zhong-guo-gua-he-yang-hai-zi

See the survey:
Concerned Parents?
可怜天下父母心,忧心忡忡的父母们 最担心什么?
Ipsos ASI, November 3, 2013
EN: http://www.ipsos.com.cn/sites/default/files/Concerned%20parents.pdf
CH: http://www.ipsos.com.cn/sites/default/files/youxin.pdf

Freedom of Expression and Privacy (言论自由和隐私)

中国再有多名记者涉严重违纪被查处 (Several more Chinese journalists investigated for severe discipline violations)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 13, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/11/131113_china_journalist_corruption.shtml

Health (健康)

Health experts encourage China to help combat diseases
Wall Street Journal, November 13, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/11/13/health-experts-encourage-china-to-help-combat-diseases/

International Human Rights (国际人权)

China, Cuba, Russia, Saudi elected to top U.N. rights body
Reuters, November 12, 2013
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/11/12/uk-un-rights-council-idUKBRE9AB11S20131112

Related:
中俄越古等获选下届UN人权理事国 被指人权纪录“不合格” (Criticized for substandard human rights records, China, Russia, Vietnam, Cuba, are elected to UN Human Rights Council)
Voice of America, November 13, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/article/1788712.html

For more information, see:
China elected to UN Human Rights Council
中国当选为联合国人权理事会成员
Human Rights in China, November 12, 2013
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/7034
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/7035