Thursday, November 21, 2013

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

谷歌总裁:十年内将战胜网络审查 (Google’s chairman: censorship will be eliminated in 10 years)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 21, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/11/131121_google_internet_encryption.shtml

Related:
Google's Schmidt predicts end of censorship within a decade
Reuters, November 20, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/21/usa-google-schmidt-idUSL2N0J521L20131121

Children (儿童)

省卫生厅:“弃婴误送殡仪馆”事件属严重误诊 (Anhui health authority: abandoned infant mistakenly sent to funeral parlor a serious misdiagnosis)
Anhui News, November 21, 2013
http://ah.anhuinews.com/system/2013/11/21/006214354.shtml

Corruption (腐败)

农信社改制曝地方财政巨额烂帐 清欠确权阻力大 (Reform of rural credit cooperatives exposes huge bad debts)
South China Morning Post, November 21, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/16687/nong-xin-she-gai-zhi-pu-di-fang-cai-zheng-ju-e-lan-zhang-qing-qian-que-quan-zu-li-da

Health (健康)

China starts to turn to drugs as awareness of depression spreads
The Guardian, November 20, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/20/china-depression-antidepressants-drugs

Hong Kong (香港)

李飞、张荣顺今抵港 晤各界谈政改咨询
Top Basic Law Committee members to visit, share views
South China Morning Post, November 21, 2013
CH:http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/hong-kong/16647/li-fei-zhang-rong-shun-jin-di-gang-wu-ge-jie-tan-zheng-gai-zi-xun
EN:http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1360454/top-basic-law-committee-members-visit-share-views

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

西法庭令逮捕中共前领袖 北京强烈不满 (Beijing displeased about Spanish court’s arrest orders for former Chinese leaders)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 21, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/11/131120_spain_court_tibet.shtml

Report: China “Challenging US Military Preeminence in Asia”
美国国会委员会:中国挑战美国在亚太的军事优势地位
Voice of America, November 21, 2013
EN:http://www.voanews.com/content/report-china-challenging-us-military-preeminence-in-asia/1794585.html
CH:http://www.voachinese.com/content/us-china-military-20131121/1794590.html

China’s Internet users bid adieu to U.S. ambassador Gary Locke
Wall Street Journal, November 20, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/11/20/chinas-internet-users-bid-adieu-to-u-s-ambassador-gary-locke/Link

Labor (劳工)

Hundreds of Chinese Nokia workers protest at Microsoft deal
Reuters, November 20, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/20/us-china-protest-idUSBRE9AJ0LC20131120

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

Is land reform finally coming to China?
Bloomberg Businessweek, November 20, 2013
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-11-20/is-land-reform-finally-coming-to-china

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

Xi puts himself at center of China's economic makeover
习近平亲自掌控中国改革议程
New York Times, November 21, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131121/c21party/dual/

Getting a different reading from Chinese tea leaves at the third plenum
Wall Street Journal, November 21, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/11/21/getting-a-different-reading-from-chinese-tea-leaves-at-the-third-plenum/

China reform plan leaves political battles unresolved
Wall Street Journal, November 20, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/11/20/china-reform-plan-leaves-political-battles-unresolved/

Population (人口)

中国称最终会取消计划生育限制 (China says it will eventually abolish family planning restrictions)
Reuters, November 21, 2013
http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNE9AJ02O20131120?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

Tibet (西藏)

China demands clarity on Spanish Jiang Zemin arrest order
Agence France-Presse, November 20, 2013
http://bit.ly/1avcOEq

Torture (酷刑)

中国司法将告别“刑讯逼供”时代? (Will the Chinese judiciary end the era of torture?)
Deutsche Welle, November 21, 2013
http://bit.ly/18aNk0M

China Supreme Court rules out confession through torture
Reuters, November 21, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/21/us-china-torture-idUSBRE9AK06L20131121

Related:
最高法发布意见健全防范冤假错案工作机制(全文) (Supreme Court issues comments on building robust mechanism to prevent miscarriages of justice [full text])
China News Service, November 21, 2013
http://news.ifeng.com/mainland/detail_2013_11/21/31445116_0.shtml

Opinion (观点)

China legal reform promises cause for cautious optimism
Wall Street Journal, November 20, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/11/20/china-legal-reform-promises-cause-for-cautious-optimism/

Bringing an end to a senseless policy: China’s “one-child” rule should be scrapped
The New York Times, November 19, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/20/opinion/chinas-one-child-rule-should-be-scrapped.html

A dissident’s daughter, on rights and reform in China
The New York Times, November 19, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/21/opinion/a-dissidents-daughter-on-rights-and-reform-in-china.html