Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Academic Exchange (学术交流)

China’s Confucius Institute regrets closure of University of Chicago center
Reuters, September 30, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/30/us-china-usa-education-idUSKCN0HP15B20140930

Related:
芝加哥大学终止孔子学院项目 (University of Chicago terminates Confucius Institute program)
Radio Free Asia, September 29, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/cyl-09292014161634.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong protests: pro-democracy campaigners stand ground ahead of Chinese national day holiday – live
The Guardian, September 30, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2014/sep/29/hong-kong-protests-thousands-pro-democracy

香港示威者不理会政府清场要求
Hong Kong protesters defy officials’ call to disperse
The New York Times, September 30, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140930/c30hongkong/dual/

泛民27议员拟弹劾梁振英 (27 lawmakers of Pan-democracy Camp move to impeach C.Y. Leung)
Ming Pao, September 30, 2014
http://news1.mingpao.com/20140930/gac1.htm

China censors images of Hong Kong protests in TV broadcasts to mainland
The Guardian, September 29, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/29/china-censors-images-hong-kong-protests

Related:
面对香港占中的集体沉默 (Chinese mainland media’s collective silence amid Occupy Central protests)
Deutsche Welle, September 29, 2014
http://bit.ly/1rBFJhR

How Hong Kong protesters are connecting, without cell or wi-fi networks
NPR, September 29, 2014
http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/09/29/352476454/how-hong-kong-protesters-are-connecting-without-cell-or-wi-fi-networks

China President Xi Jinping faces stark choices over Hong Kong Protests
香港抗议活动令习近平面临艰难抉择
The Wall Street Journal, September 29, 2014
EN:http://online.wsj.com/articles/china-president-xi-jinping-faces-stark-choices-between-concession-and-crackdown-on-hong-kongs-democracy-protests-1412011376
CH: http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140930/bch084558.asp

英美政府督促香港各方“建设对话” (British and U.S. governments urge “constructive dialogues” among all sides in Hong Kong)
BBC, September 29, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140929_hk_protest_world_reaction

Related:
日本外相:期待香港在一国两制下维持自由开放 (Japanese foreign minister: may Hong Kong remain free and open under “one country, two systems”)
Nikkei, September 30, 2014
http://cn.nikkei.com/politicsaeconomy/politicsasociety/11284-20140930.html

Global support pours in for Hong Kong democracy protests
Time, September 29, 2014
http://time.com/3444225/hong-kong-democracy-protests-global-support/

Related:
旧金山港人紧急集会谴责港政府滥用暴力 (Hong Kongers in San Francisco hold urgent assembly to condemn authorities’ use of violence)
Radio Free Asia, September 29, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/ck-09292014093206.html

纽约港人游行声援占中 (Hong Kongers in New York hold demonstrations in support of “Occupy Central”)
Voice of America, September 28, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/ny-demonstration-20140928/2465024.html

Tibet (西藏)

A return to Tibet for the Dalai Lama?
The Diplomat, September 29, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/09/a-return-to-tibet-for-the-dalai-lama/

Related:
中共或允许达赖喇嘛借五台山朝圣回国 (China might allow for Dalai Lama’s return via Wutai Mountain pilgrimage)
Voice of America, September 30, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/dalai-lama-china-20140929/2466201.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Chinese government's "veiled threats" over ABC Foreign Correspondent program on Uighurs
The Sydney Morning Herald, September 30, 2014
http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/chinese-governments-veiled-threats-over-abc-foreign-correspondent-program-on-uighurs-20140930-10nx6q.html#ixzz3ElIKsH55

新疆开展“去极端化”引发质疑 大毛拉遇害案宣判 (Xinjiang’s “anti-extremism campaign” stirs controversy as court delivers Juma Tahir case verdict)
Radio Free Asia, September 29, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/yf2-09292014095401.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Hong Kong People!
The New York Times, September 29, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/30/opinion/occupy-central-protests-hong-kong-people.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&assetType=opinion&gwh=DFBDDA9CA2E7CEC29B49EB3D54404ECC&gwt=pay&assetType=opinion

The battle for Hong Kong’s future: there’s no going back
The Guardian, September 29, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/29/battle-for-hong-kongs-future-no-going-back-pro-democracy-protests-china

Related:
Kongers standing up: a historic test and opportunity for Beijing
Human Rights in China, September 29, 2014
http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/statement/hong-kongers-standing-historic-test-and-opportunity-beijing

观点:中共意识形态的精神分裂 (Opinion: the schizophrenic ideologies of China’s Communist Party)
BBC, September 30, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140930_ccp_ideology_dissorder

Monday, September 29, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Live Coverage of Hong Kong
South China Morning Post
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1603762/live-severe-disruption-expected-day-dawns-occupied-hong-kong

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests swell as riot police back off
Financial Times, September 29, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/85d95cd2-478a-11e4-ba74-00144feab7de.html#slide0

HK Protesters vow more to come unless leader Leung quits
Bloomberg, September 29, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-28/hong-kong-police-declare-rally-illegal-urge-protesters-to-leave.html

Tear gas, arrests mark beginning of Hong Kong's Occupy Central protests
The Diplomat, September 29, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/09/tear-gas-arrests-mark-beginning-of-hong-kongs-occupy-central-protests/

Related:
警方就中区示威共拘捕89人 (89 protesters arrested by police)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 29, 2014
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20140929/news_20140929_55_1041279.htm

香港警方:周日共发射87枚催泪弹 (Hong Kong Police: 87 shots of tear gas fired on Sunday)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 29, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140929_hong_kong_police

香港占中镇压41人受伤 交通受阻部分银行停业 (41 injured in “Occupy Central” protests, streets blocked and banks shut branches)
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/zhanzhongshoupishang-09282014224759.html

Hongkongers flock to “off-grid”' chat app FireChat amid fears of internet shutdown
South China Morning Post, September 29, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1603812/hongkongers-flock-grid-chat-app-firechat-amid-fears-internet-shutdown

Related:
中国网民“隐晦”关注香港占中冲突 (Chinese netizens follow “Occupy Central” in “encrypted” terms)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 28, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140928_hongkong_

网络屏蔽镇压“占中” 民众声援“香港挺住”(Mainlanders show support for “Occupy Central” despite severe censorship)
Radio Free Asia, September 29, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/ql1-09292014094846.html

Instagram down in China as Hong Kong protests continue
USA Today, September 28, 2014
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/09/28/hong-kong-occupy-protests/16378965/

HK gov't opposes resolutely unlawful actions by "Occupy Central" movement: Chief Executive
Xinhua News, September 28, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-09/28/c_133679780.htm

Related:
梁振英:没权要求人大撤回政改决定 (C.Y. Leung: HK government has no right to request reversal of NPC decision)
Hong Kong Television Radio, September 28, 2014
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20140928/news_20140928_55_1040702.htm
Related:
中国外交部警告各国不要支持香港“占中” (Chinese Foreign Ministry warns countries not to support Hong Kong’s Occupy Central)
The New York Times, September 29, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140929/cc29mofa/

李源潮:不论港发生何事 人大决定不变 (Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao: NPC decision remains the same no matter what happens in Hong Kong)
Wenweipo, September 29, 2014
http://paper.wenweipo.com/2014/09/29/HK1409290025.htm

Images of Hong Kong’s "umbrella revolution" tell a story
The New York Times, September 29, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/29/images-of-hong-kongs-umbrella-revolution-tell-a-story/

Related:
世界媒体聚焦香港 英国媒体将香港占中称为雨伞革命 (All eyes on Hong Kong: British media dub Occupy Central protests the “Umbrella Revolution”)
Radio France Internationale, September 29, 2014
http://rfi.my/1oqu41O

Photos of #UmbrellaRevolution
Human Rights In China, September 29, 2014
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152842372101414.1073741849.94042326413&type=1

Photos of Hong Kong Occupy Central 9.29.14n
Human Rights In China, September 29, 2014
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152842262826414.1073741848.94042326413&type=3

Photos of Hong Kong Occupy Central 9.28.14
Human Rights In China, September 28, 2014
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152840576851414.1073741847.94042326413&type=3

Internet (互联网)

China urges global crackdown on extremists' use of Internet
Reuters, September 27, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/27/us-un-assembly-china-idUSKCN0HM0OA20140927

Taiwan (台湾)

Hong Kong protests: Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou backs demonstrators
The Straits Times, September 29, 2014
http://www.straitstimes.com/news/asia/east-asia/story/hong-kong-protests-taiwan-president-ma-ying-jeou-backs-demonstrators-20140

Related:
香港局势继续紧张 马英九吁北京“审慎” (Ma Ying-jeou urges Beijing to take “cautious measures” in handling escalating Hong Kong protests)
Deutsche Welle, September 29, 2014
http://bit.ly/1mHfSWL

马英九:台湾不会是另一个香港 (Ma Ying-jeou: Taiwan will not become another Hong Kong)
Radio France Internationale, September 26, 2014
http://rfi.my/1DRXYpJ

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Hong Kong protests expose generational, economic divide
The Wall Street Journal, September 28, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/hong-kong-protests-expose-generational-economic-divide-1411921313

英媒:香港的今天就是中国的明天 (British media: Hong Kong today is China tomorrow)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 29, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2014/09/140929_press_review

Friday, September 26, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China's real corruption challenge: swatting thousands of “flies”
The Diplomat, September 26, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/09/chinas-real-corruption-challenge-swatting-thousands-of-flies/

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong school children join student protest demanding democracy
Reuters, September 25, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/26/us-hongkong-china-idUSKCN0HL07120140926

Related:
香港中学生首次自发罢课誓争真普选 (Middle schoolers launch first strike of its kind in Hong Kong history for genuine universal suffrage)
Voice of America, September 26, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/middle-school-students-stages-one-day-boycott-20140926/2463164.html

”Bring goggles, biscuits and towels”: Occupy Central publishes Manual of Disobedience
South China Morning Post, September 25, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1600120/goggles-empty-bottles-and-food-three-days-occupy-central-issues

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti given life, blamed for 2009 Urumqi riots
Want China Times, September 25, 2014
http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20140925000135&cid=1101

Related:
视频:伊利哈木煽动策划暴力打砸 引发7.5事件 (China releases video which claims Ilham Tohti incited violence and caused July 5 riot in 2009)
CCTV, September 25, 2014
http://video.sina.com.cn/p/news/c/v/2014-09-25/213764124003.html

伊力哈木学生不愿搞分裂 遭其威胁埋沙漠 (Logic of Ilham Tohti verdict widely questioned in China and abroad)
China Net, September 25, 2014
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2014-09-26/085930918132.shtml

伊力哈木案中外热议 判决逻辑广受质疑 (Logic of Ilham Tohti verdict widely questioned in China and abroad)
Voice of America, September 26, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/ilham-criminalized-20140925/2462109.html

伊力哈木女儿:我父亲一直倡导和平 (Ilham Tohti’s daughter: my father has been a champion of peace)
Voice of America, September 26, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/ilham-criminalized-20140925/2462109.html

热比娅:伊力哈木被判重刑让维吾尔人更加觉醒 (Rebiya Kadeer : Ilham Tohti’s severe sentence is a wakeup call to Uyghurs )
Voice of America, September 26, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/media/video/rebiya-ilham-20140926/2463044.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Xinjiang unrest: China raises death toll to 50
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 26, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29373158

Related:
China says 50 dead in Xinjiang violence
新疆轮台县暴恐案死亡人数增至50人
Voice of America,, September 26, 2014
EN: http://www.voanews.com/content/china-says-50-dead-xinjiang-violence/2463068.html
CH:http://www.voachinese.com/content/xinjiang-violence-20140925/2462679.html

Taiwan (台湾)

China Tells Taiwan: Reunifying Will End Antagonism
ABC, September 26, 2014
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-tells-taiwan-reunifying-end-antagonism-25775046

Related:
习近平:一国两制实现形式会充分考虑台湾现实 (Xi Jinping: “One Country, Two Systems” can be adjusted to meet Taiwan’s reality)
Xinhua, September 26, 2014
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2014-09-26/124330919547.shtml

Internet (互联网)

Oh, Big Brother: you won’t believe how many sites are now blocked in China
Tech In Asia, September 26, 2014
http://www.techinasia.com/list-of-websites-blocked-in-china-by-great-firewall/

中国民间农村图书馆遭封杀 (China Rural Library project sites closed by authorities for promoting civic education)
Radio Free Asia, September, 25, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/nu-09252014104946.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Hong Kong's people want full decolonization
Aljazeera, September 25, 2014
http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2014/9/hong-kong-pro-democracyprotestsdecolonizationboycott.html

Beijing needs to talk to the Uighurs
Financial Times, September 25, 2014
http://blogs.ft.com/the-a-list/2014/09/25/beijing-needs-to-talk-to-the-uighurs/

中国反腐的政治周期效应 (The effect of political cycles in China’s anti-corruption campaign)
Financial Times, September 26, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058360

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China detains two executives at embattled business newspaper
Reuters, September 25, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/25/us-china-corruption-media-idUSKCN0HK17O20140925

河北、河南、四川、吉林四省清理10万“吃空饷”人员 (100,000 civil servants dismissed for “freeloading” in four Chinese provinces)
Beijing News, September 25, 2014
http://epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2014-09/25/content_537532.htm

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong's David and Goliath democracy battle
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 24, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29340676

港民调: 过半市民认为北京背弃普选承诺 (Poll: more than half of HK citizens agree Beijing broke its promise of universal suffrage)
Voice of America, September 25, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/oc-organzies-first-major-march-in-sep-20140925/2461745.html

Health (健康)

报告称中国职业病九成是尘肺病 煤炭粉尘系元凶 (Report: 90% of occupational diseases in China caused by coal dust)
People’s Daily, September 25, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/0925/c70731-25730241.html

广东登革热一天激增881例 专家吁清积水源头灭蚊 (881 new Dengue fever cases in one day in Guangdong, experts urge to clean standing water that breeds mosquitoes)
South China Morning Post, September 25, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/38839/yan-dong-deng-ge-re-yi-tian-ji-zeng-881li-zhuan-jia-xu-qing-ji-shui-yuan-tou-mie-wen

Internet (互联网)

An Internet where nobody says anything
Foreign Policy, September 25, 2014
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/09/25/an_internet_where_nobody_says_anything

Labor (劳工)

China’s secret to keeping labor costs low: student workers
The Wall Street Journal, September 25, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/09/25/chinas-secret-to-keeping-labor-costs-low-student-workers/

Population (人口)

Addressing the disastrous consequences of China’s one-child policy
Town Hall, September 25, 2014
http://townhall.com/columnists/marcorubio/2014/09/25/addressing-the-disastrous-consequences-of-chinas-onechild-policy-n1896256

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

Chinese leaders discuss replacing PBOC Chief
The Wall Street Journal, September 24, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/china-considers-replacing-central-bank-head-party-officials-say-1411566509

Related:
媒体:央行行长周小川或将离任 (China considers replacing Central Bank Head Zhou Xiaochuan)
Deutsche Welle, September 25, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DKne

中国社科院院长撰文大谈阶级斗争引热议 (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences dean’s class struggle essay stirs controversy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 25, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140924_cn_struggle

Taiwan (台湾)

国台办:台湾问题和苏格兰问题性质完全不同 (State Council Office for Taiwan Affairs: Taiwan and Scotland’s issues are of different nature)
South China Morning Post, September 25, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/38843/guo-tai-ban-tai-wan-wen-ti-he-su-ge-lan-wen-ti-xing-zhi-wan-quan-bu-tong

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Ilham Tohti should get the Nobel peace prize, not life in prison
The Guardian, September 24, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/24/ilham-tohti-nobel-peace-prize-uighur-han-people-china

Photos: Release Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti Protest
Human Rights In China, September 25, 2014
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152833406001414.1073741845.94042326413&type=1

让改革不违法的可能途径 (How to have legitimate reforms?)
Financial Times, September 24, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058342

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

Rafael Hui 'got secret HK$11m payment from Beijing after top mainland official offered help'
South China Morning Post, September 24, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1598661/rafael-hui-got-secret-hk11m-payment-beijing-after-top-mainland

Ex-Chinese planning official on trial for graft
BBC News, September 24, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29339183

As China’s Antigraft Efforts Increase, a Call for Padded Interrogation Rooms
反腐加码,北京设置官员审讯室
The New York Times, September 24, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140924/c24antigraft/dual/

Environment (环境)

Drought worsens China’s long-term water crisis
The Washington Post, September 24, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/drought-worsens-chinas-long-term-water-crisis/2014/09/24/8294b0f6-43ae-11e4-8042-aaff1640082e_story.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Occupy Central leader drops 'grand banquet' hint that protest will start October 1
South China Morning Post, September 24, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1598990/occupy-central-leader-drops-october-1-hint

一國兩制信心指數歷來最低 (People’s confidence in “one Country, two Systems” at record low)
Apple Daily, September 24, 2014
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/news/art/20140924/18877567

See survey:
市民對一國兩制的信心程度(半年結)
People's Confidence in "One Country, Two Systems" (half-yearly average)
http://hkupop.hku.hk/chinese/popexpress/trust/conocts/halfyr/conocts_halfyr_chart.html

逾百香港中学生确认参加罢课争取普选 (More than 100 middle school students sign up to join class boycott)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 24, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140924_student_strike_secondary_school

学联突组500人游行 刘兆佳称罢课与社会脱节 (HKFS organizes flash rally, official says class boycott is out of touch with society)
South China Morning Post, September 24, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/38748/xue-lian-tu-zu-500ren-you-xing-liu-zhao-jia-cheng-ba-ke-yu-she-hui-tuo-jie

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

China’s harsh punishment for a moderate Uighur could make things worse in Xinjiang
Public Radio International, September 23, 2014
http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-09-23/china-s-harsh-punishment-moderate-uighur-could-make-things-worse-xinjiang

Western governments fault Uighur scholar’s punishment
The Washington Post, September 24, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/24/western-governments-fault-prison-for-uighur-scholar

律师呼吁释放76岁身患癌症的维权人士姚宝华 (Lawyer urges release of Yao Baohua, 76-year-old rights defender with cancer )
Radio Free Asia, Setember 23, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xql-09232014095745.html

母亲病危 熊焱申请回国签证被拒 (China denies Xiong Yan visa to visit critically ill mother)
Radio Free Asia, September 24, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/ck-09242014084351.html

Information Control (信息控制)

自由西藏:北京滥用社交媒体对外宣传 (Free Tibet: Beijing misuses social media for propaganda)
Voice of America, September 24, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/free-tibet-social-media-china-20140924/2460533.html

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

China: restaurant “sold opium-laced noodles”
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 23,2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-29312562

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

China Clamps Down on Web, Pinching Companies Like Google
中国强化网络监管,谷歌的生意不好做 The New York Times, September 23, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20140923/c23google/dual/

Beijing's Rising Smear Power
中国五毛党的网络抹黑运动
The New York Times, September 23, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20140923/c23murong/dual/

Disasters (灾难)

Explosion at Chinese fireworks factory kills 12
USA Today, September 22,2014
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/09/22/chinese-factory-explosion/16084113/

颱風「鳳凰」登陸 浙江30萬人受災 (Typhoon Phoenix lands in Zhejiang, 300 thousand affected)
Mingpao, Septermber 23, 2014
http://news1.mingpao.com/20140923/ccb1.htm

Education (教育)

南华早报记者卧底北京调查外教市场乱象 (Undercover SCMP reporter reveals the chaotic market for foreign teachers in Beijing)
South China Morning Post, September 23, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/38471/nan-hua-zao-bao-ji-zhe-wo-di-bei-jing-diao-cha-wai-jiao-shi-chang-luan-xiang

Hong Kong (香港)

China media: Hong Kong protest
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 23,2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29321379

萬人罷課集會破紀錄 港府:尊重同學追求民主 信政制能邁步 (Hong Kong government on record-breaking student strike: respect students’ requests for democracy, believe constitutionalism can move forward)
Mingpao, September 23, 2014
http://news1.mingpao.com/20140923/gaa1.htm

特首称认同学生民主诉求 学联限48小时直面质询
Scuffles break out as students call on CY Leung to meet for talks on political reform South China Morning Post, September 23, 2014
CH:http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/38619/te-shou-cheng-ren-tong-xue-sheng-min-zhu-su-qiu-xue-lian-xian-48xiao-shi-zhi-mian-zhi-xun
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1598582/scuffles-break-out-students-call-cy-leung-meet-talks-political-reform

戴耀廷:摆民主盛宴庆祝国家大日子 (Benny Tai: we will host a democratic grand banquet to celebrate October 1)
South China Morning Post, September 23, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/38621/dai-yao-ting-bai-min-zhu-sheng-yan-qing-zhu-guo-jia-da-ri-zi

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Peaceful advocate for Muslim Uighurs in China sentenced to life in prison
The Guardian, September 23,2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/23/xinjiang-china-court-ilham-tohti-muslim-uighur-life-in-prison

Related:
Timeline of Ilham Tohti’s Case
Human Rights Watch, September 23,2014
http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/09/15/timeline-ilham-tohti-s-case

Open Government Information (信息公开)

财产公开靠小偷“光顾”?——官员遭窃“难”报案现象透视 (Have “thefts” contributed to asset transparency? Perspective on why it’s difficult for robbed officials to report cases to police)
Xinhua, September 22, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2014-09/22/c_1112580102.htm

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

成都上千失地农民堵路抗议 拆迁办主任咬伤抗议者手指 (Thousands of Chengdu farmers block roads to protest land grabs, Demolition Office chief bites protestor’s finger)
Radio Free Asia, September 22, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-09222014103142.html

山东农民抗议政府强征强拆 上访十余次遭打压 (Shandong farmers petitioning government over forced demolition are suppressed dozen times)
Radio Free Aisa, September 22, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl2-09222014103042.html

中国多省市失独者集体维权 冀政府解决养老问题 (Parents who lost their only-child protest in many provinces ask govt to address “elderly care” questions)
Radio Free Asia, September 23, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-09232014094821.html

Torture (酷刑)

Electric shocks, mustard oil: China reveals cases of torture in police detention
CBS News, September 22,2014
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/electric-shocks-mustard-oil-china-reveals-cases-of-torture-in-police-detention/

Related:
Five pieces of torture equipment made in China that should be banned
The Telegraph, September 23,2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11114971/Five-pieces-of-torture-equipment-made-in-China-that-should-be-banned.html

Amnesty International denounces China’s booming torture trade
The Financial Times, September 23,2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/0b083a96-430c-11e4-9a58-00144feabdc0.html

Opinion (观点)

Head Off a Tiananmen Massacre in Hong Kong
The Wall Street Journal, September 23,2014
http://m.asia.wsj.com/articles/head-off-a-tiananmen-massacre-in-hong-kong-1411403467

“现在就将民权还给香港吧” (“Return democracy to Hong Kong now”)
Radio France Internationale, Septermber 23, 2014
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20140923-“现在就将民权还给香港吧”

Monday, September 22, 2014

Children (儿童)

Here is powerful proof that abusive words are literally weapons
The Huffington Post, September 19, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/19/words-can-be-weapons-china-ogilvy_n_5844008.html?cps=gravity

Related:
Words can be weapons website
http://www.wordscanbeweapons.com

Corruption (腐败)

中国反腐导致对外投资大幅减少
China’s war on graft leads to drop in outbound investment
The Financial Times, September 22, 2014
CH:http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058317
EN: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/58d0cb22-421b-11e4-a9f4-00144feabdc0.html?siteedition=intl#axzz3E4O92SaW

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

China clamps down on web, pinching companies like Google
The New York Times, September 21, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/22/business/international/china-clamps-down-on-web-pinching-companies-like-google.html?_r=0

DuckDuckNo: The privacy-focused search engine is blocked in China
The Next Web, September 21, 2014
http://tnw.to/i4sNI

Environment (环境)

Importing air pollution from China
CBC News, September 21, 2014, Date
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/importing-air-pollution-from-china-1.2773267

Freedom of Association and Assembly (结社自由、集会自由)

广州群众性活动超千人须有公安许可 (Mass activities of over 1000 people in Guangzhou require public security permission)
Guangzhou Daily,
http://news.dayoo.com/guangzhou/201409/21/73437_38176358.htm

Hong Kong (香港)

港大学生今起罢课 料八千人集会抗议人大政改决议 (Hong Kong university students start classroom walkout, 8,000 protest Beijing’s electoral reform plan)
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/38472/gang-da-xue-sheng-jin-qi-ba-ke-liao-ba-qian-ren-ji-hui-kang-yi-ren-da-zheng-gai-jue-yi

从人权走向公民权的香港社运 (Hong Kong’s social movement: from human rights to civil rights)
The Financial Times, September 22, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058295?full=y

中港10年 愈依賴愈生厭 (Survey: Hong Kongers are fed up as reliance on mainland grew in past decade)
Mingpao, September 22, 2014
http://news1.mingpao.com/20140922/gca1.htm

调查:七成港人对内地好感减少 (Survey: 70% of Hong Kongers feel less positive about mainland than a decade ago)
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/38515/diao-cha-qi-cheng-gang-ren-dui-nei-di-hao-gan-jian-shao

香港特区政府:尊重学生的民主追求 (Hong Kong Government: respect students’ requests for democracy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 22, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140922_hk_government_students_reaction.shtml

“可以不走的话,有谁想走?” (Who wants to leave if staying is an option?)
Deutsche Welle, September 22, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DH0C

International Relations (国际关系)

China is also seizing disputed land along Indian border
International Business Times, September 22, 2014
http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/566979/20140922/china-seizing-disputed-land-along-indian-border.htm#.VB-Ul_0cH6k

Open Government Information (信息公开)

自曝工资2643元公务员 (A government worker reveals his monthly wage: RMB 2,643)
Beijing Youth Daily, September 22, 2014
http://news.ynet.com/3.1/1409/22/9411569.html

Society (社会)

国家语委:中国尚有4亿多人不能用普通话交流 (State Language Affairs Commission: 30% of population cannot speak Mandarin)
Xinhua, September 22, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/local/2014-09/21/c_1112564719.htm

习近平称民主不是装饰品引发网友热议 (Xi Jinping’s “democracy isn’t decoration” becomes hot topic among netizens)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 21, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140921_xi_democracy.shtml

State Security (国家安全)

两高出台意见:6种行为被认定为煽动分裂国家罪 (Supreme Court and Procuratorate: 6 behaviors viewed as “inciting splittism”)
Beijing Times, September 22, 2014
http://epaper.jinghua.cn/html/2014-09/22/content_128756.htm

Chinese react to Scotland’s display of self-determination
苏格兰没独立,北京松了一口气
The New York Times, September 22, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140922/c22scotlands/dual/

Taiwan (台湾)

台湾高官坚称对南中国海拥有主权 (High ranking official states Taiwan maintains sovereignty to South China Sea)
Voice of America, September 22, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/taiwan-official-south-china-sea-20140922/2458068.html

Tibet (西藏)

藏族学生拉莫扎西17号午夜在甘南自焚身亡 (Tibetan student Lhamo Tashi dies from self-immolation in Gannan)
Radio Free Asia, September 21, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/sd-09212014122734.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

”Deadly blasts” in China's restive Xinjiang region
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 22, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29306070

新疆轮台多处爆炸2死多伤 自治区奖惩暴恐案功过干部 (Luntai explosions leave 2 dead and many injured)
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/38452/xin-jiang-lun-tai-duo-chu-bao-zha-2si-duo-shang-zi-zhi-qu-jiang-cheng-bao-kong-gong-guo

Friday, September 19, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

Xi who must be obeyed
The Economist, September 20, 2014
http://econ.st/1wwCVnH

Hong Kong (香港)

Students say restrictions on strike events are “political suppression”
the South China Morning Post, September 18, 2014
http://bit.ly/1qiMnW5

港府拟降门槛 限推荐人数 增特首参选人 (Hong Kong government to lower bar: limit number of nominators, increase that of chief executive candidates)
South China Morning Post, September 19, 2014
http://bit.ly/1uOj4jF

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

China separatism trial of Muslim scholar ends, verdict next week: lawyer
Reuters, September 19, 2014
http://reut.rs/ZuuLkC

China to try former senior planning official for corruption
Reuters, September 19, 2014
http://reut.rs/1mmtUNk

Artist says tax case shows China’s dark side
The Washington Post, September 19, 2014
http://wapo.st/1mmtYwr

Rule of Law, 法治

加快建设公正高效权威的社会主义司法制度 (Speed up building a justice, efficient, and authoritative socialist juridical system)
People's Daily, September 19, 2014
http://bit.ly/1BUj8Bx

Society (社会)

56 Percent of Chinese say environment more important than growth
The Diplomat, September 19, 2014
http://bit.ly/1yjyTDN

Tibet (西藏)

玛曲县一自焚者视频流出 夏河县推汉化政策引不满 (Gansu: Video of Maqu County self-immolator leaked, ire in Xiahe County over neglect of Tibetan language in schools)
Radio Free Asia, September 19, 2014
http://bit.ly/1yjyW2t

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

Apple hiring manager in Beijing to handle China government data requests
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2014
http://bit.ly/1uLbffi

Civil Society (民间社会)

Even seemingly benign causes draw China crackdown
The Washington Post, September 18, 2014
http://wapo.st/1rfOM9n

Corruption (腐败)

中国应善用联合国反腐公约 不让贪官有逃亡天堂 (China should utilize UNCAC to prevent corrupted official from escaping)
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2014
http://bit.ly/1p2tQOo

Education (教育)

China’s schoolchildren practise democracy in the classroom
Financial Times, September 15, 2014
http://on.ft.com/1wIqGXQ

Hong Kong (香港)

Pro-democracy bankers urge Xi Jinping against Tiananmen-style crackdown on Occupy Central
The South China Morning Post, September 18, 2014
http://on.ft.com/1wIqGXQ

See Photos:
Human Rights in China, September 18, 2014
http://on.fb.me/1yiuHnO

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士,)

维吾尔族学者伊力哈木否认分裂国家的指控 (Ilham Tohti denies charges of “separatism”)
Voice of America, September 18, 2014
http://bit.ly/1wsTMHY

Related:
伊力哈木•土赫提分裂国家案一审公开开庭审理 (Ilham Tohti’s public trial on “separatism” charges begins)
China News, September 18, 2014
http://bit.ly/1wsTMHY

LGBTI

Lawsuit aims to put an end to “gay conversion therapy” in China
The New York Times, September 18, 2014
http://nyti.ms/1ATjYfk

Coming out in china: parents of LGBT fight for their children’s acceptance
The Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2014
http://on.wsj.com/1mgqLPm

Related:
助内地同志顺利出柜 团体吁做父母工作
South China Morning Post, September 18, 2014
http://bit.ly/1p2tXJU

Media (媒体)

Chinese government makes life difficult for international journalists
The Guardian, September 17, 2014
http://bit.ly/1DlL6rE

State Security (国家安全)

专家称三战仍存可能 中国要早发展军力做准备(Chinese Military must improve its World War III preparedness)
Xinhua, September 16, 2014
http://bit.ly/1svw8GN

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China's corrupt officials must be denied an overseas haven
中国应善用联合国反腐公约 不让贪官有逃亡天堂
South China Morning Post, September 17, 2014
EN: http://bit.ly/1DlPUgy
CH: http://bit.ly/1p2tQOo

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

China's social media underground
Foreign Policy, September 16, 2014
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/09/16/chinas_social_media_underground_twitter

Corruption (腐败)

China takes anti-corruption drive overseas
Financial Times, September 16, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/6ec199d0-3cc5-11e4-871d-00144feabdc0.html

Bosses and cash vanish at shoe firm Ultrasonice
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 16, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29227907

Environment (环境)

Meet the biggest polluter in China's most polluted city
The Wall Street Journal, September 16, 2014, Date
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203937904580119960842299020.html

Hong Kong (香港)

港民主派申请十一游行但拒证实会否占中 (Pan-democrats apply for October 1 march, but refuse to confirm if it’s for Occupy Central)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 16, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140916_hk_occupy_demo.shtml

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

九律师欲旁听程海听证会被羁押 联名告北京昌平公安局分局长 (9 lawyers file complaint against police for preventing them to attend Cheng Hai’s hearing)
Radio Free Asia, September 16, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-09162014101909.html

See more information on Cheng Hai:
hrichina.org/en/defenders/cheng-hai

Uighur scholar charged with separatism goes on trial in China
The New York Times, September 17, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/18/world/asia/separatism-trial-of-ilham-tohti-uighur-scholar-begins-in-china.html

Uighur scholar’s daughter laments China’s “ridiculous” charges against her father
The Washington Post, September 16, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/09/16/ilham-tohtis-daughter-laments-chinas-ridiculous-charges-against-her-father/

International Human Rights (国际人权)

Human rights forum kicks off in Beijing
Xinhua, September 17, 2014
http://www.ecns.cn/2014/09-17/134963.shtml

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China's unhappy rich
The Wall Street Journal, September 17, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/chinas-unhappy-rich-1410889484

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

Fancy wine and French-trained chefs: China goes after officials’ luxe “training centers”
The Wall Street Journal, September 16, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/09/16/fancy-wine-and-french-trained-chefs-china-goes-after-officials-luxe-training-centers/

Environment (环境)

《自然》暗示水电站“触发”鲁甸地震,地震局官员说不科学 (China Earthquake Administration: Nature Magazine’s intimation that hydropower plant triggered Ludian earthquake lacks unscientific basis)
The Paper, September 16, 2014
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1267153

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

民主党成员相继被捕 不排除是新一轮打压 (Democracy Party members detained one after another, could this be a new round of suppression?)
Radio Free Asia, September 12, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/arrest-09122014095905.html

Related:
Another Zhejiang democracy activist in custody for “subversion”
Human Rights in China, September 15, 2014
http://www.hrichina.org/en/another-zhejiang-democracy-activist-custody-subversion

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

At least five more people detained over Huizhou incinerator protest
South China Morning Post, September 16, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/article/1593055/least-five-more-people-detained-over-huizhou-incinerator-protest

Society (社会)

China’s top 10 social problems: no faith in the state, selfishness
The Wall Street Journal, September 16, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/09/16/chinas-top-10-social-problems-no-faith-in-the-state-selfishness/?mod=WSJBlog

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

分析:江泽民的“老人干政”走到尽头? (Analysis: Is it the end of Jiang Zemin’s “old man political influence?”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 16, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140916_jiang_zemin_influence_ccp.shtml

Monday, September 15, 2014

Animal Welfare and Rights (动物福利和权利)

After dog rescues, activists left with a daunting task
有爱心缺资源,中国式民间动物保护的尴尬
The New York Times, September 15, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140915/c15dogs/dual/

Corruption (腐败)

Suicide cases across China tied to drive against graft
反腐运动导致中国官员自杀率上升?
The New York Times, September 15, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140915/c15suicide/dual/

Hong Kong (香港)

Half of Hongkongers say lawmakers should veto Beijing's electoral reform plan
The South China Morning Post, September 15, 2014, Date
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1592694/48-cent-hongkongers-poll-back-veto-beijings-reform-plan
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/37855/nan-zao-diao-cha-jin-ban-shou-fang-zhe-ji-li-fa-hui-fou-jue-zheng-gai-fang

Thousands of activists stage 'black cloth' march in Hong Kong
Reuters, September 14, 2014, Date
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/14/us-hongkong-china-democracy-protests-idUSKBN0H907T20140914

See photo’s from the march
Human Rights in China, September 14, 2014
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152810106251414.1073741842.94042326413&type=1

International Relations (国际关系)

近半数中国富人仍希望移居欧美 (Nearly half of China's rich still want to relocate to Europe and America)
The Financial Times, September 15, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058196

Information Control (信息控制)

Foreign journalists in China see decline in reporting conditions
外国驻华记者工作环境日趋艰难
The New York Times, September 15, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140915/c15journalists/dual/

內地81歲作家鐵流因尋釁滋事罪被刑事拘留 (Tie Liu, 81-year-old mainland writer administratively detained for “picking quarrels”)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 15, 2014
http://rthk.hk/mobile/news/20140915/1037167.htm

21世纪网被吊销所有网站资质 (21cbh.com is stripped of all website operational qualification)
Beijing Morning Post, September 13, 2014
http://www.morningpost.com.cn/2014/0913/80950.shtml

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

中国人权律师团成立一周年成员增至225人 (Lawyers Group to Protect Human Rights in China at 1 year mark, with 225 members)
Radio Free Asia, September 13, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-09132014120710.html

Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti to go on trial for separatism this week, says lawyer
The South China Morning Post, September 13, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1591636/uygur-scholar-ilham-tohti-go-trial-separatism-week-says-lawyer

Labor (劳工)

China’s workers are turning from analogue slaves into digital rebels
The Guardian, September 14, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/14/china-analogue-slaves-digital-rebellion

中国女大学生上法院告雇主“只招男生”(Chinese female university student sues Xindongfang Culinary School for employment discrimination)
Voice of America, September 15, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/employment-discrimination-china-20140914/2449200.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

恐污染水源 促停建垃圾焚燒場 惠州3萬人上街 守護東江水 (30,000 people protestin Huizhou to protect Dong river from pollution)
Apple Daily Hong Kong, September 14, 2014
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/international/art/20140914/18865514

反焚化爐示威 警限3日自首 (Police give anti-incinerator protesters 3 days to surrender)
Mingpao, September 15, 2014
http://news1.mingpao.com/20140915/cca1h.htm

Rule of Law (法治)

A Major Setback to the Rule of Law in China
The Diplomat, September 15, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/09/a-major-setback-to-the-rule-of-law-in-china/

Taiwan (台湾)

台湾前高官称应放弃南中国海主张 (Taiwan's former high official says DPP should consider abandoning South China Sea claims)
Voice of America, September 15, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/taiwan-20140913/2449107.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China’s human rights abuses demand a tougher U.S. approach
The Washington Post, September 14, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/chinas-human-rights-abuses-demand-a-tougher-approach/2014/09/14/e8dc0d22-3a90-11e4-9c9f-ebb47272e40e_story.html

Friday, September 12, 2014

Business and Economics (商业和经济)

发改委专家:中国廉价劳动成本时代已经过去 (National Development and Reform Commission expert: China's era of cheap labor costs is over)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 12, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140912_china_cheap_labour_gone.shtml

Corruption (腐败)

Spate of suicides by Chinese officials tied to drive against graft
The New York Times, September 11, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/12/world/asia/suicide-cases-across-china-tied-to-drive-against-graft.html

Special report - China turns up heat on ex-security chief with crash probe
Reuters, September 12, 2014
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/09/12/uk-china-corruption-specialreport-idUKKBN0H700V20140912

Thieves follow the money to corrupt officials’ homes
The New York Times, September 12, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/12/thieves-follow-the-money-to-corrupt-officials-homes/

中国反腐的政治账与经济账 (The political and economic costs of China’s anti-corruption campaign)
The Financial Times, September 12, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058168

Health (健康)

中国疾控中心:广告法应禁止所有烟草广告、促销和赞助 (China CDC: advertising laws should ban all tobacco advertising, promotion, sponsorship)
China News, September 12, 2014
http://news.china.com.cn/2014-09/12/content_33494383.htm

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

China shackles Uighur scholar’s feet for a month
The Washington Post, September 11, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-shackles-uighur-scholars-feet-for-a-month/2014/09/11/4672d648-399a-11e4-a023-1d61f7f31a05_story.html

Chinese court postpones Yang Maodong trial after no show by rights activist’s lawyers
South China Morning Post, September 12, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1590722/chinese-rights-activist-yang-maodong-remain-silent-trial

Guo Feixiong’s lawyers will not attend trial if court denies access to case materials
Human Rights in China, September 11, 2014
http://www.hrichina.org/en/citizens-square/guo-feixiongs-lawyers-will-not-attend-trial-if-court-denies-access-case-materials

辩护律师拒出庭 郭飞雄案庭审推迟 (Guo Feixiong’s defense lawyers do not appear in court in protest, trial suspended)
Deutsch Welle, September 12, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DAOP

Related:
Guo Feixiong’s lawyers will not attend trial if court denies access to case materials
Human Rights in China, September 11, 2014
http://www.hrichina.org/en/citizens-square/guo-feixiongs-lawyers-will-not-attend-trial-if-court-denies-access-case-materials

International Human Rights (国际人权)

China a finalist for 2022 Olympics but facing human rights criticism
The Washington Post, September 11, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/china-a-finalist-for-2022-olympics-but-facing-human-rights-criticism/2014/09/11/ec6929ee-397c-11e4-9c9f-ebb47272e40e_story.html

Internet (互联网)

網絡大管家:fb不得入華 稱不容外國網絡公司危害國安(Chairman of State Internet Information Office: Facebook cannot enter China, we don’t allow foreign network companies to harm our state security)
Mingpao, September 12, 2014
http://news1.mingpao.com/20140912/caa1.htm

收緊網絡空間 百網簽舉報書 (Hundreds of Chinese websites sign the “agreement to report” in response to government’s clean Internet action)
Mingpao, September 12, 2014
http://news1.mingpao.com/20140912/caa2.htm

LGBTI

性少数学生仍遭歧视 维权者吁高校建公平友善环境 (Sexual minority students still face discrimination, rights defenders urge universities to build a fair and friendly environment)
Radio Free Asia, September 11, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/xl1-09112014092127.html

Media (媒体)

“21世纪网”敲诈事件重创中国媒体公信力(21st Century Net extortion scandal a detrimental blow to credibility of Chinese media)
Radio France Internationale, September 12, 2014
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20140912-“21世纪网”敲诈事件重创中国媒体公信力

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China's Communist Party expels former aide to retired security chief
Reuters, September 11, 2014
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/09/11/uk-china-corruption-idUKKBN0H60B020140911

华为在中国也受到反腐调查 (Huawei also facing corruption investigation in China)
Radio France Internationale, September 10, 2014
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20140910-华为在中国也受到反腐调查

Hong Kong (香港)

China asserts paternal rights over Hong Kong in democracy clash
Reuters, September 11, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/11/us-china-hongkong-insight-idUSKBN0H600120140911

香港六十多位学者联署力挺罢课学生 (Over 60 scholars sign joint signature campaign in support of Hong Kong student strike)
Voice of America, September 11, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/college-teachers-support-20140911/2445970.html

UN人权委员会将讨论香港普选落实状况 (UN Human Rights Committee to discuss status of implementation of universal suffrage in Hong Kong)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 10, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140910_un_hongkong_vote.shtml

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

广州郭飞雄案律师被拒复制卷宗拒绝出庭 (Lawyers of Guo Feixiong refuse to appear in court after being barred from reviewing key case files)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 11, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140911_china_guangzhou_activist_trial.shtml

Related:
Guo Feixiong’s Lawyers Will Not Attend Trial if Court Denies Access to Case Materials
Human Rights in China, September 11, 2014
http://www.hrichina.org/en/citizens-square/guo-feixiongs-lawyers-will-not-attend-trial-if-court-denies-access-case-materials

Internet (互联网)

Regulation has helped push internet's booming growth in China, Lu Wei says
The South China Morning Post, September 11, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1590115/regulation-has-helped-push-internets-booming-growth-china-lu-wei-says

Lu Wei: the internet must have brakes
China Media Project, September 11, 2014
http://cmp.hku.hk/2014/09/11/36011/

Media (媒体)

声援高瑜纽约研讨会披露高瑜案背景 (New York seminar in support of Gao Yu discloses background of her case)
Radio Free Asia, September 10, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-09102014095553.html

Migrants (农民工)

The change in China’s hukou policy hasn’t solved the education gap for Beijing’s migrant children
Bloomberg Businessweek, September 10, 2014
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-09-10/china-s-hukou-policy-change-hasn-t-solved-education-gap-for-beijing-s-migrant-children

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

China suggests petitioners try venting grievances through video chats
The Wall Street Journal, September 10, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/09/10/china-suggests-petitioners-try-venting-grievances-through-video-chats/?mod=WSJBlog

Rule of Law (法治)

Experts call for less police dominance in china legal system
Voice of America, September 10, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/experts-call-for-less-police-domination-in-china-legal-system/2445256.html

中国将建立国家科技报告制度 抄袭作假纳入信用记录 (China to set up a national science & technology reporting system, plagiarism and fraud will be recorded)
China News, September 10, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/09-10/6578567.shtml

Society (社会)

调查:逾半中国人认为中日难免一战 (Survey: More than 50% of Chinese think war with Japan unavoidable)
The Financial Times, September 11, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058144

Opinion (观点)

A dark verdict on china's future
The Wall Street Journal, September 10, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/a-verdict-against-guo-feixiong-is-a-verdict-against-china-1410365877

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Civil Society (民间社会)

Charity group sees six libraries shut down by Chinese authorities in mystery crackdown
South China Morning Post, September 10, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1588748/charity-group-sees-six-libraries-shut-down-chinese-authorities-mystery

中国政府取缔6家乡村图书馆 (China shuts down 6 independent libraries)
Voice of America, September 9, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-library-20140910/2444746.html

Environment (环境)

Quenching Beijing's thirst may stunt regional growth
Reuters, September 9, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/09/us-china-water-idUSKBN0H42D920140909

Hong Kong (香港)

UN Human Rights Committee to discuss universal suffrage in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, September 10, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588892/un-committee-look-universal-suffrage-hong-kong

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

耿和呼吁国际社会帮助高智晟赴美就医 (Geng He asks int’l community to help Gao Zhisheng leave China for medical treatment in the U.S.)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 9, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140909_gaozhisheng.shtml

Chinese Rights Campaigner Will Be Tried This Week, Lawyer Says
民权活动人士杨茂东本周出庭受审
The New York Times, September 10, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140910/c10trial/dual/

International Relations (国际关系)

Why Is China Building Islands in the South China Sea?
The Diplomat, September 10, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/09/why-is-china-building-islands-in-the-south-china-sea/

China's Island Factory
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 9, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/special/2014/newsspec_8701/index.html

Vietnam accuses China of beating fishermen
Aljazeera, September 10, 2014
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/09/vietnam-accuses-china-beating-fishermen-20149105321914367.html

China Deploys Troops in South Sudan to Defend Oil Fields, Workers
The Wall Street Journal, September 9, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/china-deploys-troops-in-south-sudan-to-defend-oil-fields-workers-1410275041

LGBTI

China gay rights activists demand equality on university campuses
South China Morning Post, September 10, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1589325/china-gay-rights-activists-demand-equality-letter-campaign-100

Gay marriage for UK diplomat in Chinese consulate
The Guardian, September 9, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/sep/09/gay-marriage-uk-diplomat-chinese-consulate

Migrants (农民工)

Beijing targets 60 villages in effort to improve safety, control migrant population
South China Morning Post, September 10, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/article/1589257/effort-be-launched-reduce-floating-population-60-beijing-villages

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

济南液化气厂拟迁至居民区 数百业主说“不” (Hundreds of property owners say “no” to Jinan propane factory’s plan to move into residential district)
Radio Free Asia, September 10, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/xl1-09102014095129.html

台海两岸贸易协议复谈惹示威 (Resumption of cross-strait trade talk triggers protest in Taiwan )
Deutsche Welle, September 10, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1D9wP

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China offers hefty rewards for 'terrorism' tips in Xinjiang
Reuters, September 9, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/09/us-china-xinjiang-idUSKBN0H41O620140909

Opinion (观点)

陈先奎:爱国和爱党在中国是一致的 (Chen Xiankui: In China, being patriotic and loving the party are the same thing)
The Global Times, Septermber 10, 2014
http://opinion.huanqiu.com/opinion_china/2014-09/5132838.html

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

Spectre of Corruption Haunts Huawei
Caixin, September 8, 2014
http://english.caixin.com/2014-09-08/100726114.html

Hong Kong (香港)

“占中三子”削发:香港政改退无可退 (Occupy Central organizers shaved their heads to protest Hong Kong political reform)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 9, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140909_hongkong_occupy_central.shtml

香港中秋夜点亮民主灯声援大陆异议人士 (Democracy lanterns lit in Hong Kong on night of Mid-Autumn Festival to support mainland dissidents)
Voice of America, September 9, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/hk-alliance-support-chinese-activists-20140908/2442397.html

Human Rights Defender (人权卫士)

Chinese rights campaigner will be tried this week, lawyer says
The New York Times, September 9, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/10/world/asia/chinese-rights-campaigner-will-be-tried-this-week-lawyer-says.html

China dissident jailed for 42 months over daughter's schooling
Radio Free Asia, September 5, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/school-09052014141700.html

Moon festival shines spotlight on China's prisoners of conscience
Radio Free Asia, September 8, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/prisoners-09082014172438.html

逾百律师联署吁被传唤同道 广州律师隋牧青出境遭阻拦 (Over 100 lawyers signed appeal urging release of Cheng Hai’s supporters, Guangzhou border police stops Sui Muqing from leaving city)
Radio Free Asia, September 8, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql1-09082014113309.html

Internet (互联网)

Facebook’s status on China’s weibo: fake
The Wall Street Journal, September 9, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/09/09/facebooks-status-on-chinas-weibo-fake

Murong Xuecun Says He Is Target of Twitter Smear Campaign
慕容雪村疑遭网络抹黑
The New York Times, September 9, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140909/c09murong/dual/

International Relations (国际关系)

Ahead of Xi trip, China says not seeking to contain India
Voice of America, September 9, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-ahead-of-xi-trip-china-says-not-seeking-to-contain-india/2443502.html

Migrants (农民工)

China’s “apartheid” – the Hukou system
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 9, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p026c49r

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Chinese workers down tools after being deprived of mooncakes
The Financial Times, September 9, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/ec315630-381f-11e4-b69d-00144feabdc0.html

成都三百农民拦高尔夫球场入口 抗议千亩田暗中变“国有” (300 farmers block golf course entrance to protest secret “nationalization” of 165 acres of farmland)
Radio Free Asia, September 8, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-09082014113236.html

Religion (宗教)

温州当局派“无间道”攻入教堂强拆 信徒高空自绑十字架阻止 (Wenzhou authorities send “spies” to forcibly demolish church, 3 believers tie themselves to cross to prevent its take down)
Radio Free Asia, September 8, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/xl2-09082014113347.html

Opinion (观点)

莫让中国社会因教育差异割裂 (Don't allow educational differences fragment Chinese society)
The Financial Times, September 9, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058102?full=y

Monday, September 08, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

Rule of law “not respected” in Zhou Yongkang probe, sources say
South China Morning Post, September 7, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1586879/forget-propaganda-rule-law-ignored-zhou-yongkang-probe-sources-say

Counterterrorism (反恐)

中国反恐行动引发忧虑 (China’s counterterrorism activities cause anxiety)
Deutsche Welle, September 8, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1D8jc

Environment (环境)

Factories investigated for 'emptying waste water into Inner Mongolia desert’
South China Morning Post, September 8, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1587460/factories-investigated-emptying-waste-water-inner-mongolia-desert

Health (健康)

Desperate Chinese Seek Medical Care Abroad
The Wall Street Journal, September 5, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/desperate-chinese-seek-medical-care-abroad-1409959941?mod=trending_now_3

Hong Kong (香港)

Political city: denied free elections, Hong Kong’s democrats plan, reluctantly, for protest
The Economist, September 6, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21615636-denied-free-elections-hong-kongs-democrats-plan-reluctantly-protest-political-city?fsrc=rss

Students plan one-week school boycott to protest Beijing's election restrictions
South China Morning Post, September 7, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1587233/students-plan-one-week-school-boycott-protest-beijings-election

Human Rights Defender (人权卫士)

伊力哈木参加庭前会议称理解改供学生处境 律师曝其脚踝化脓吁当局卸除脚镣 (Ilham Tohti at pre-trial conference says he understands why student changed his testimony, Tohti’s lawyer asks authorities to remove shackles from his infected ankles)
Radio Free Asia, September 7, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl2-09072014102231.html

常伯阳被延长刑拘一个月 案涉郑州亿人平收境外资金 (Chang Boyang’s administrative detention extended another month, case involves Yirenping’s acceptance of foreign funds)
Radio Free Asia, September 5, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-09062014115921.html

Information Control (信息控制)

Police violence, abiding grief for China families of missing on Malaysia jet
Reuters, September 7, 2014
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/09/07/uk-malaysia-plane-china-idUKKBN0H200R20140907

传脸书开官方微博引发中国网友热议 (Facebook’s alleged opening of a Sina Weibo account becomes hot topic among netizens)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 7, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/business/2014/09/140907_facebook_sina_weibo.shtml

International Relations (国际关系)

China Forging International Law: The SCO Experience
The Diplomat, September 7, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/09/china-forging-international-law-the-sco-experience/

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

习近平称只能行中国式民主道路 (Xi Jinping: only Chinese-style democracy can be implemented in China)
Voice of America, September 8, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/xi-insists-in-chinese-style-democracy-20140906/2440754.html

Religion (宗教)

Wenzhou's removal of crosses and actions elsewhere may signal wider crackdown
South China Morning Post, September 7, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1586751/wenzhous-removal-crosses-and-actions-elsewhere-may-signal-wider-crackdown

Tibet (西藏)

西藏比如县严管升级 流亡智囊称中共藏官有名无权 (Authorities tighten control in Biru County Tibet, exiled Tibetan think tank says Tibetan CPC officials have no real political power)
Radio Free Asia, September 7, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-09072014140541.html

青海杂多县官员殴打藏民引抗议 一藏僧自甘肃磕长头抵尼泊尔 (Zaodai county officials’ brutal beating of Qinghai Tibetan prompts protests, Tibetan monk kowtows from Gansu to Nepal to pray for world peace)
Radio Free Asia, September 5, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-09052014094550.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Killings by China anti-Terror cops raise concerns
ABC News, September 8, 2014
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/killings-china-anti-terror-cops-raise-concerns-25339482

Opinion (观点)

A Chinese activist: Out of prison but not free
The Washington Post, September 7, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/chinese-leaders-should-give-gao-zhisheng-his-freedom/2014/09/07/3fabba16-353d-11e4-9e92-0899b306bbea_story.html

Friday, September 05, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China warns again of dark side of the mooncakes
Reuters, September 5, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/05/us-china-corruption-idUSKBN0H00AF20140905

周永康将在中共四中全会上被判政治死刑?(Will Zhou Yongkang be sentenced to political death in the upcoming CPC Central Committee plenary?)
Voice of America, September 5, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/zhouyongkang-20140905/2439645.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong’s democrats clamor for spot on crowded U.S. agenda
the New York Times, September 4, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/05/world/asia/as-us-looks-to-china-hong-kong-tops-the-agenda.html

Hong Kong students plan strike for democracy
Gulf Times, September 4, 2014
http://www.gulf-times.com/china/249/details/406941/hong-kong-students-plan-strike-for-democracy

港大学生发布罢课宣言教授声援 评论指中共才是靠外国势力起家 (Professors declare support for HKU students’ strike, some argue CPC is the one who depends on foreign forces)
Radio Free Asia, September 4, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/xl2-09042014095115.html

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

辩护律师对伊力哈木案不乐观 (Defense lawyer feels pessimistic on Ilham Tohti’s case)
Deutsche Welle, September 5, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1D7fg

Information Control (信息控制)

Chinese man sues telecoms provider over blocked Google access in rare challenge to “Great Firewall”
South China Morning Post, September 5, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1585772/chinese-man-sues-telecoms-provider-over-blocked-google-access-rare

中国拟对网站播放海外电视剧设限 (China plans to limit foreign TV drama showing online)
The Financial Times, September 5, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058081

3 universities pledge to uphold party ideals on campus
三高校发文加强校园意识形态管控
The New York Times, September 4, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140904/c04campus/dual/

Labor (劳工)

Apple and Dell supplier in China “neglects staff safety”
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 4, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-29062514

Groups accuse Apple supplier in China of labor violations
新品发布在即,苹果中国代工工厂再被指违规
The New York Times, September 5, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20140905/c05labor/dual/

Taiwan (台湾)

Taiwanese groups press for passage of asylum bill to help Hong Kong activists
South China Morning Post, September 5, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585418/taiwan-groups-press-passage-asylum-bill-help-hong-kong-activists

Tibet (西藏)

South Africa denies Dalai Lama visa again
Reuters, September 5, 2014
http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFKBN0GZ1BC20140905

中国感谢南非拒绝发给达赖喇嘛签证 (China thanks South Africa for denying Dalai Lama’s visa)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 5, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140905_china_safrica.shtml

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

LinkedIn considers changes after China censorship revealed
The Wall Street Journal, September 4, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/09/04/linkedin-considers-changes-after-china-censorship-exposed/?mod=WSJBlog

澎湃翻译风波揭示中国媒体审查“常态” (The Paper’s “selective translation” scandal reveals China’s media censorship norms)
Deutsche Welle, September 4, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1D6Vy