Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Children (儿童)

云南强奸4岁幼女官员被判八年 精神赔偿难实现 (Yunnan county official sentenced to 8 years for raping a four-year-old girl)
China News Service, December 10, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131207/u1a7816969.html

最高法:嫖宿幼女罪是一种侮辱 完全赞成废除 (Supreme Court cites “insult” as factor in its support for abolishing “soliciting underage girls for prostitution” charge)
Beijing Evening News, December 10, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/politics/2013-12/4642018.html

Corruption (腐败)

北京私秘会所:八项规定没有影响来这领导太多 (Use of public funds for official receptions goes underground)
CCTV, December 10, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1210/c1001-23793893.html

湖北确认网上嫖娼视频当事人为省高院庭长 (Hubei gov’t confirms authenticity of video posted online showing provincial higher court judge hiring a prostitute)
Xingchu Website, December 10, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1210/c1001-23793813.html

Cyber security (网络安全)

China is tied to spying on European diplomats
裸照作诱饵,中国黑客攻击外国政府网络
The New York Times, December 10, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/technology/20131210/c10hacks/dual/

Environment (环境)

Chinese media find silver linings in smog clouds
The Guardian, December 10, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/10/chinese-media-silver-linings-smog-haze

20省份出现雾霾天 京津冀长三角重污染区连成片 (Smog turns 20 Chinese provinces—from Beijing and Tianjin to the Yangtze River Delta—into heavily polluted areas)
China News Service, December 10, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131207/u1a7817029.html

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

中国拒绝续签《纽约时报》和彭博社24记者的签证 (China rejects visas to 24 journalists from the New York Times and Bloomberg)
Radio Free Asia, December 10, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/xql-12092013145400.html

Health (健康)

Rising violence against doctors in China
The Diplomat, December 8, 2013
http://thediplomat.com/2013/12/rising-violence-against-doctors-in-china/

1.5 million people worldwide combat unprecedented evil and sign global petition against forced organ harvesting in China
The Sacramento Bee, December 8, 2013
http://www.sacbee.com/2013/12/09/5985084/15-million-people-worldwide-combat.html

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

刘晓波失去自由五年,美国敦促中国释放 (U.S. urges China to release Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize laureate)
Deutsche Welle, December 10, 2013
http://bit.ly/1bzPLZD

Related:
中国驳斥美国提出释放刘晓波的要求 (China rebuffs U.S. request to release Liu Xiaobo)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 10, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131210_china_rebuffs_kerry.shtml

China rebuffs U.S. calls for release of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo
South China Morning Post, December 10, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1377323/release-nobel-peace-prize-winner-liu-xiaobo-john-kerry-urges-china

《刘宾雁时代》在美国出版 (“The Era of Liu Binyan” published in the U.S.)
Radio Free Asia, December 9, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/ml-12092013121621.html

Information Control (信息控制)

Beijing bans “sensitive topics” during Mandela funeral coverage
South China Morning Post, December 10, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1377508/beijing-bans-sensitive-topics-during-mandela-funeral-coverage

Intellectual Property Rights (知识产权)

世界专利申请数量大增 中国是关键 (China the key factor in significant rise of global patent applications)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 10, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/12/131209_patent.shtml

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

China: The woman who lives in a hole
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 9, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-25302519

Migrants (农民工)

农民工融入城市调查:积分不够子女无法读公办小学 (Survey of migrant workers in cities: children with inadequate points have no chance for public elementary school)
People’s Daily, December 10, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131208/u1a7817167.html

中国流动人口已达2.36亿 逾七成系从农村流向城市 (China’s migrant population reaches 236 million, over 70% of flow is from countryside to cities)
China News Service, December 10, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/12/10/296694.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Unrelenting Inner Mongolian herders expelled from Beijing after protests
Radio Free Asia, December 9, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/herders-12092013181727.html

Society (社会)

China sex workers face “harsh” detention: rights group
New Straits Times, December 10, 2013
http://www.nst.com.my/latest/china-sex-workers-face-harsh-detention-rights-group-1.428171

Religion (宗教)

China’s treatment of minorities troubles Canada’s religious freedom ambassador
Calgary Herald, December 10, 2013
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/national/China+treatment+minorities+troubles+Canada+religious/9265847/story.html

Opinion (观点)

On Human Rights Day, I'll be thinking of my father in a Chinese prison
The Guardian, December 10, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/10/human-rights-day-unhrc-progress-china-abuse

Breathe in that dirty doublethink
Financial Times, December 10, 2013
http://on.ft.com/1fgGfeF

The thorny challenge of covering China
《纽约时报》做生意更做新闻
The New York Times, December 10, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20131210/c10pubed/dual/