Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

Navigating the constraints on reporting from China
对驻华外媒自我审查的“审查”
New York Times, November 19, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131119/c19censor/dual/

Children (儿童)

Chinese e-commerce site removes paedophiliac sex doll after outrage
South China Morning Post, November 19, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1359217/chinese-e-commerce-platform-removes-paedophile-sex-doll-after

Corruption (腐败)

Something’s gotta give
News China, December 2013
http://www.newschinamag.com/magazine/somethings-gotta-give

Information Control (信息控制)

Chinese youth sues over alleged police torture
甘肃发微博被拘少年称遭刑讯逼供
New York Times, November 19, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131119/c19youth/dual/

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

刘晓波近见妻后正式提出申诉 狱方已接受律师会见手续 (Liu Xiaobo, imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate, formally appeals case after meeting with wife, Liu Xia)
Voice of America, November 18, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/liuxiaopo-20131117/1791719.html

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

习近平:中美关系已建设成摩天大厦(Xi Jinping: Sino-U.S. relations have become strong as a skyscraper)
Xinhua, November 19, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2013-11/4576283.html

Internet (互联网)

央视称微信涉色情,官方扩大“清网”?(CCTV exposes pornographic information on WeChat, are the authorities expanding their “Internet cleanup?”)
Deutsche Welle, November 19, 2013
http://bit.ly/IekFex

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

图解:十八届三中全会《决定》诞生前的200个日日夜夜 (Pictorial narrative of 200 days and nights before the birth of the third plenary decision of the 18th CPC)
People’s Daily, November 19, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1119/c1001-23592444.html

Population (人口)

卫计委调查称约5-6成"单独"夫妇愿生二胎 (National family planning office: only 50-60% of couples with one only-child parent are willing to have a second child)
Economic Observer, November 19, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/2013/1119/252335.shtml

Relaxing one-child policy will create near-term baby boom but real benefits will take years to see
South China Morning Post, November 19, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1359802/relaxing-one-child-policy-will-create-near-term-baby-boom-real-benefits

Reeducation-Through-Labor (劳教)

中国维权律师促废除一切法外变相劳教方式 (Chinese rights defense lawyers urge abolition of all extrajudicial practices similar to RTL)
Voice of America, November 19, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/Chinese-human-rights-attorney-statement-20131119/1792983.html

劳教所摘牌,“黑监狱”尚在 (Black jails still exist as RTL is abolished)
Deutsche Welle, November 19, 2013
http://bit.ly/1irlnUe

重庆劳教往事 (Reflection on RTL in Chongqing)
Tencent News, November 19, 2013
http://news.qq.com/photon/record/laojiao.htm

Refugees and Asylum Seekers (难民和庇护寻求者)

China arrests at least 13 North Korean refugees, say human rights group
Agence France-Presse, November 19, 2013
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-11-19/an-china-korea-arrest/5100872

朝鲜难民在中国被捕 (North Korean refugees arrested in China)
Radio Free Asia, November 19, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/junshiwaijiao/nu-11182013145632.html

State Security (国家安全)

過來人:國安委或比勞教更恐怖 (New national security body more frightening than RTL)
Ming Pao, November 16, 2013
http://on-msn.com/1fcYZOA

Technology 科技

China retains supercomputer crown in latest Top500 list
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 18, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24984320

Opinion (观点)

改革首先需要约束政府 (Reform requires restraining the government first)
Financial Times, November 18, 2013
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001053494?full=y