Friday, October 31, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

我国将积极加入更多反腐败国际组织 (China to join more international anti-corruption organizations)
The Beijing News, October 31, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/10/31/339646.html

Culture (文化)

在北京乘地铁“装鬼怪”可能被拘留 (Wearing a costume on Beijing metro could land you in detention)
The Beijing News, October 31, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/10/31/339629.html

Beijing bans Halloween costumes and make-up on metro
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 31, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29844693

Health (健康)

In China, mixed signals on Ebola controls
Voice of America, October 31, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/in-china-mixed-signals-on-ebola-controls/2503100.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Student leaders may try to crash Apec summit in Beijing to seek talks
学联考虑APEC上京 港媒:传习称港有人想“翻天”
South China Morning Post, October 31, 2014
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1628552/student-leaders-may-try-crash-apec-summit-beijing-seek-talks
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/41414/xue-lian-kao-lu-apecshang-jing-gang-mei-chuan-xi-cheng-gang-you-ren-xiang-fan-tian

Hong Kong protests a “national security issue” for China
香港“占中”示威已升级为国家安全问题--港议员
Reuters, October 30, 2014
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/30/us-hongkong-china-brother-idUSKBN0IJ1AD20141030
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKBS0IK03220141031

Thousands denounce likening of Hong Kong people to freed slaves
Reuters, October 31, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/31/hong-kong-politician-likens-protesters-to-african-american-slaves/

Related:
Hong Kong politician likens protesters to African-American slaves
The New York Times, October 31, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/31/hong-kong-politician-likens-protesters-to-african-american-slaves/

International Relations (国际关系)

Obama urged to seek release of detained rights activists during China visit
RTT News, October 31, 2014
http://www.rttnews.com/2407655/obama-urged-to-seek-release-of-detained-rights-activists-during-china-visit.aspx

Related:
Joint letter to President Obama on Forthcoming China Visit
http://www.hrw.org/node/130266

Internet (互联网)

鲁炜妙语答记者 展现中国管理互联网的法治思维 (Head of State Internet Information Office’s clever answer to press reveals China’s “rule of law” perspective on Internet management)
Xinhua, October 31, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/fortune/2014-10/31/c_127161102.htm

Religion (宗教)

Cracks in the atheist edifice: the rapid spread of Christianity is forcing an official rethink on religion
The Economist, November 1, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21629218-rapid-spread-christianity-forcing-official-rethink-religion-cracks

China clamps down on “underage religion” among Muslim Uyghurs
Radio Free Asia,October 30, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/underage-10302014120731.html

Rule of Law (法治)

China with legal characteristics: Xi Jinping is invoking the “rule of law”. That’s risky for him and good for China
The Economist, November 1, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21629383-xi-jinping-invoking-rule-law-thats-risky-him-and-good-china-china-legal

Related:
Rules of the party: a call to revive the country's constitution will not necessarily establish “rule of law”
The Economist, November 1, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21629528-call-revive-countrys-constitution-will-not-necessarily-establish-rule-law-rules

Taiwan (台湾)

Taiwan’s President backs Hong Kong protesters while courting Beijing
The New York Times, October 31, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/01/world/asia/taiwan-president-Ma-Ying-jeou-backs-hong-kong-protesters-while-courting-beijing.html

Tibet (西藏)

中国当局严控边界致藏人流亡者骤减 (Number of Tibetan exiles drops abruptly as China tightens border controls)
Radio Free Asia, October 31, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-10312014100336.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Hong Kong’s Occupy generation
The New York Times, October 31, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/01/opinion/hong-kongs-occupy-generation.html

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Academic Exchange (学术交流)

Toronto Schools District Cancels Plans for Confucius Institute
The New York Times, October 30, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/30/toronto-school-district-cancels-plans-for-confucius-institute/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

Corruption (腐败)

徐才厚承认受贿,数百军官涉案 (Xu Caihou confesses to taking bribes, implicates hundreds of military officers)
Voice of America, October 30, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-military-corruption-20141029/2500436.html

Environment (环境)

大气污染类举报案件八成未查处 (80% of air pollution reports are not investigated)
People’s Daily, October 30, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1030/c1001-25936460.html

China shipping delivers toxic pollution cocktail-report
Reuters, October 30, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/29/us-china-environment-shipping-idUSKBN0II07W20141029

Information Control (信息控制)

我国启动虚拟身份管理 已发放700万张网络身份证 (China launches virtual identity management system, issues 7 million network IDs to Internet users)
China Youth Daily, October 30, 2014
http://zqb.cyol.com/html/2014-10/30/nw.D110000zgqnb_20141030_4-12.htm

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

昆明沙坝营村6000棵树一夜被砍 村民怀疑是地产开发商所为 (Kunming village real estate developer suspected to have felled 6,000 trees overnight)
Yunnan Online, October 30, 2014
http://yn.yunnan.cn/html/2014-10/30/content_3427536.htm

Rule of Law (法治)

官员:人民陪审员法律知识不多导致“陪而不审” (Official: Chinese jurors cannot perform their function due to "lack" of legal knowledge)
China News, October 30, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/10-30/6732818.shtml

Taiwan (台湾)

Taiwan bans senior officials from studying in China
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 30, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29828758

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

新疆维吾尔聚居区学校承诺抵制宗教渗透 (Xinjiang schools in Uyghur communities pledge to resist “religious infiltration”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 29, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141029_xinjiang_uyghur_schools

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Taking Back Hong Kong’s Future
The New York Times, October 30, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20141030/c30wong/en-us/

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

中国当局称将在反腐行动中保护举报人 (China to protect whistleblowers exposing corruption)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 28, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141028_china_corruption_whistle_blowers

Chinese Communist Party members urged to abstain from mahjong, other “small thrills”
The Wall Street Journal, October 28, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/10/28/chinese-communist-party-members-urged-to-abstain-from-mahjong-other-small-thrills/

Related:
麻将成为中国反腐新目标 (China’s anti-graft campaign targets mahjong)
Financial Times, October 29, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058864

Environment (环境)

Tuna firm's bungled IPO exposes China's flouting of global fishing rules
The Guardian, October 27, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/oct/27/toyo-reizo-shell-companies-fisheries-china-tuna-overfishing-oceans-ipo

China’s trade dominance is bringing more pollution from an unexpected source
Quartz, October 28, 2014
http://qz.com/288251/chinas-trade-dominance-is-bringing-more-pollution-from-an-unexpected-source/

E-waste inferno burning brighter in China's recycling capital
Business Insider, October 28, 2014
http://www.businessinsider.com/afp-e-waste-inferno-burning-brighter-in-chinas-recycling-capital-2014-10

北京市关停退出375家工业污染企业 (Beijing closes 375 factories for industrial pollution)
People’s Daily, October 29, 2014
http://society.people.com.cn/n/2014/1029/c1008-25933356.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong Lawmaker pays price for breaking ranks with Beijing
The New York Times, October 28, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/29/world/asia/james-tien-hong-kong-expulsion.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

Hong Kong protests bring crisis of confidence for traditional media
The Guardian, October 29, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/29/hong-kong-protests-confidence-media

Hong Kong tycoons pressed on protests
The Wall Street Journal, October 28, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/hong-kong-tycoons-pressed-to-speak-out-against-protests-1414530830?mod=rss_about_china

Protest marathon to map out umbrella across Hong Kong
Hong Kong Economic Journal, October 29, 2014
http://www.ejinsight.com/20141029-protest-marathon-to-map-out-umbrella-across-hong-kong/

Related:
香港万人撑伞纪念占领运动“满月”(Over 10,000 Hong Kongers hold umbrellas together to mark one month of “Occupy Central”)
Voice of America, October 29, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/celebrated-one-month-occupy-anniversary-20141029/2500258.html

Information Control (信息控制)

全国一类资质新闻网站将正式推行新闻记者证制度 (China launches journalist permit system for approved news websites)
The Beijing News, October 29, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/10/29/339257.html

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

邯郸300村民抵抗强征与警冲突 村民受伤多人被抓 (300 villagers clash with police over land seizure in Handan, many injured and arrested)
Radio Free Asia, October 28, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-10282014100329.html

Rule of Law (法治)

Proposed amendment to Criminal Law just another way to restrict us, say Chinese lawyers
South China Morning Post, October 29, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1627055/proposed-amendment-criminal-law-just-another-way-restrict-us-say-chinese

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

拉里•戴蒙德:中国民众对民主的渴望并未消减 (Democracy scholar Larry Diamond: Chinese people’s desire for democracy hasn’t diminished)
The New York Times, October 29, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141029/cc29larrydiamond/

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Corruption, 腐败

China to put decorated general on trial over corruption
The Guardian, October 28, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/28/china-general-xu-caihou-bribery-corruption

Cyber security (网络安全)

Researchers identify sophisticated Chinese cyberespionage group
The Washington Post, October 28, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/researchers-identify-sophisticated-chinese-cyberespionage-group/2014/10/27/de30bc9a-5e00-11e4-8b9e-2ccdac31a031_story.html

Related:
美报告:中国最强黑客组织瞄准西方和异见人士 (US report: China’s most sophisticated hacker group targets the West and dissidents)
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/41171/mei-bao-gao-zhong-guo-zui-qiang-hei-ke-zu-zhi-miao-zhun-xi-fang-he-yi-jian-ren-shi

Environment (环境)

China's grand water plan
Forbes, October 28, 2014
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericrmeyer/2014/10/28/chinas-grand-water-plan/

China says more heavy smog expected ahead of APEC summit
Reuters, October 27, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/27/us-china-apec-pollution-idUSKBN0IG13920141027

Hong Kong (香港)

Resolute Occupy protesters raise umbrellas to commemorate firing of tear gas
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1626801/resolute-occupy-protesters-mark-one-month-firing-tear-gas

Hong Kong Democracy standoff, Circa 1960
The New York Times, October 27, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/28/world/asia/china-began-push-against-hong-kong-elections-in-50s.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

CY Leung's popularity hits record low “as society becomes more polarized”
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1626172/leungs-popularity-hits-record-low-latest-chinese-university-poll

占中两发起人宣布返校复课 (Two “Occupy Central” organizers declared end of class boycott, but not end to protest )
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/41096/zhan-zhong-liang-fa-qi-ren-xuan-bu-fan-xiao-fu-ke

June Fourth (六四)

Under cloud of repression, hundreds turn out to mourn Tiananmen Square “black hand’”
The Wall Street Journal, October 27, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/10/27/under-cloud-of-repression-hundreds-turn-out-to-mourn-tianamen-square-black-hand/?mod=djemChinaRTR_h

Rule of Law (法治)

中共发表依法治国决定 强调中国特色 (CPC’s decision on rule of law emphasizes Chinese characteristics)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 28, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141028_china_ccp_4th_documents

Related:
中国应该追求真正的法治 (China should pursue genuine rule of the law)
Financial Times, October 28, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058825

Taiwan (台湾)

China, Taiwan trade barbs over student spying report
Reuters, October 28, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/28/us-china-taiwan-idUSKBN0IH07D20141028

Related:
台湾否认间谍策反大陆学生 (Taiwan denies mainland’s claim of that it is recruiting Chinese mainland students in Taiwan to gather intelligence on spy on China)
Voice of America, October 28, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/taiwan-react-chinese-student-spy-charge-20141028/2499086.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China’s crackdown on dissent shows how nervous its leaders are
The Washington Post, October 26, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/chinas-crackdown-on-dissent-shows-how-nervous-its-leaders-are/2014/10/26/52a596d6-5b90-11e4-8264-deed989ae9a2_story.html

Monday, October 27, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

中国网信办号召网友做“中国好网民”(State Internet Information Office urges Internet users to be “China’s good Chinese netizens”)
The Beijing News, October 27, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/10/27/338975.html

Princeling Hu Deping to head up embattled liberal magazine Yanhuang Chunqiu
South China Morning Post, October 27, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1625350/princeling-hu-deping-head-embattled-liberal-magazine-yanhuang-chunqiu

Corruption (腐败)

China's top graft-buster says fight will never end
Reuters, October 25, 2014
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/10/25/uk-china-corruption-idUKKCN0IE02J20141025

Related:
王岐山称中国反腐要治病树拔烂树 持续保持高压态势 (Wang Qishan: fight corruption like “treating sick trees” and “rooting up rotten ones”)
Reuters, October 26, 2014
http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKCS0IF03420141026

China “punishes 17 officials” after deadly village clash
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 24, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29751648

中国下一步反腐行动剑指国企高管 (China’s next anti-graft campaign targets state-owned enterprise executives)
The Wall Street Journal, October 27, 2014
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20141027/bch090737.asp

中国拟设“收受礼金罪”有无必要引争议 (China’s plan to criminalize “receiving monetary gifts” stirs controversy)
Deutsche Welle, October 26, 2014
http://www.dw.de/中国拟设收受礼金罪-有无必要引争议/a-18013498?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Counterterrorism (反恐)

China to streamline counter-terrorism intelligence gathering
Reuters, October 27, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/27/us-china-violence-intelligence-idUSKBN0IG07M20141027

Related:
中国将建立反恐国家情报中心 (China to set up national anti-terrorism intelligence center)
Deutsche Welle, October 27, 2014
http://www.dw.de/中国将建立反恐国家情报中心/a-18023102?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Death penalty (死刑)

China may scrap death penalty for nine crimes
Aljazeera, October 27, 2014
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/10/china-may-scrap-death-penalty-nine-crimes-201410274443690261.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Stars backing Hong Kong protests pay price on mainland
挺“占中”港台艺人无缘大陆演出
The New York Times, October 24, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141027/c27hongkong/dual/

Occupy leaders may still poll protesters on future of movement, Benny Tai reveals after 11th-hour U-turn
South China Morning Post, October 26, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1625058/occupy-central-scraps-poll-way-move-protests-forward-11th-hour

Pro-Beijing lawmaker urges Hong Kong leader to consider quitting
香港亲北京议员公开要求梁振英辞职
The New York Times, October 24, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141026/c26protest/dual/

Saving the Umbrella Movement's art
The Nation, October 27, 2014
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/life/Saving-the-Umbrella-Movements-art-30246221.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

In Xinjiang, China, journalists work in the shadow of censorship
Los Angeles Times, October 26, 2014
http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-china-yarkant-notebook-20141026-story.html#page=1

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China strives incoherently for the “socialist rule of law”
The Financial Times, October 26, 2014
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/3f4ebd30-5b84-11e4-a674-00144feab7de.html#axzz3HKc3nwEE

中国的新皇帝习近平 (China’s new emperor Xi Jinping)
Deutsche Welle, October 27, 2014
http://www.dw.de/中国的新皇帝习近平/a-18010336?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Friday, October 24, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

中纪委四次全会明日召开 或讨论设立顶层反腐机构 (4th Plenum of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection to begin tomorrow, may cover establishment of a top anti-corruption agency)
Beijing News, October 24, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1024/c1001-25897992.html

Culture (文化)

Photo of President Xi Jinping holding umbrella wins China's top photojournalism prize
Huffington Post, October 24, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/23/xi-jinping-umbrella-photojournalism-prize-chinese-president_n_6035944.html?utm_hp_ref=media&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000067

Environment (环境)

中国环保部公布系列实施新《环保法》的细则草案 (Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection releases draft regulations to implement the new series of "Environmental Law")
Radio Free Asia, October 23, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yl-10232014152809.html

Health (健康)

中国缺乏艾滋病毒感染者隐私保护制度 (China lacks privacy protection system for people living with HIV)
Radio Free Asia, October 23, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/aw-10232014151920.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Referendum to be held on Sunday at Admiralty protest site
Hong Kong Economic Journal, October 24, 2014
http://www.ejinsight.com/20141024-referendum-to-be-held-on-sunday-at-admiralty/

Leung preaches history to students from Hong Kong mansion
Bloomberg, October 24, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-23/leung-preaches-history-to-students-from-hong-kong-mansion.html

Pro-Democracy banner occupies Hong Kong’s iconic Lion Rock, spawns memes
The Wall Street Journal, October 23, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/10/23/pro-democracy-banner-occupies-hong-kongs-iconic-lion-rock-spawns-memes/

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Beijing formally charges writer who published memoirs of victims of Mao era
81岁异见作家铁流被正式批捕
The New York Times, October 24, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141024/c24dissident/dual/

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

China’s Imperial President
Foreign Affairs, November/December 2014
http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/142201/elizabeth-c-economy/chinas-imperial-president

Rule of Law (法治)

China moves to reinforce rule of law, with caveats
The New York Times, October 23, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/24/world/asia/china-moves-to-enact-rule-of-law-with-caveats.html?_r=0

4 Things we learned from China’s 4th Plenum
The Diplomat, October 23, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/10/4-things-we-learned-from-chinas-4th-plenum/

United Nations (联合国)

U.N. Human Rights Panel Urges China to Allow Free Elections in Hong Kong
聯合國人權委員會敦促中國允許香港不受限普選
The New York Times, October 23, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/world/20141024/c24nations/dual/

Related:
At UN, China faced tough questions on women’s rights, gets poor grade for universal suffrage for Hong Kong
Human Rights in China, October 23, 2014
http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/press-release/un-china-faced-tough-questions-womens-rights-gets-poor-grade-universal

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

李永忠:四中全会法治体系旨在恢复宪法至高无上地位 (Li Yongzhong: purpose of promoting a rule of law at 4th plenum is to restore constitutional supremacy)
Caijing, October 23, 2014
http://comments.caijing.com.cn/20141023/3730239.shtml

新华网评:"杜汶泽"们,休想吃我们的饭,还砸我们的锅(Xinhua commentary: Chapman To and others—don’t bite the hand that feeds you)
Xinhua, October 23, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2014-10/22/c_1112936392.htm

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

郑州端掉一制假窝点 28吨假食用盐够1万人吃一年 (28 tons of fake salt seized in Zhengzhou, enough to sustain 10,000 people for a year)
People’s Daily, October 23, 2014
http://henan.people.com.cn/n/2014/1023/c351638-22690882.html

Corruption (腐败)

China's Guangdong to ban officials with overseas kin from top jobs
Reuters, October 23, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/23/us-china-corruption-idUSKCN0IC0DC20141023

China Ex-Security Chief Zhou Yongkang faces likely expulsion from Communist Party
The Wall Street Journal, October 23, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/10/23/china-ex-security-chief-zhou-yongkang-faces-likely-expulsion-from-communist-party/?mod=WSJBlog

Related:
中国四中全会公报未提周永康引发关注 (Zhou Yongkang not mentioned in CPC Central Committee Fourth Plenum Communiqué)
Voice of America, October 23, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/zhouyongkang-20141023/2493390.html

中纪委网站日均接受群众举报超过800件 (China’s Central Commission for Discipline Inspection receives 800 reports online daily)
China News, October 23, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/fz/2014/10-23/6711225.shtml

Culture (文化)

Why a photo of Xi Jinping holding an umbrella won China’s top photojournalism prize
The Washington Post, October 22, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/10/22/why-a-photo-of-xi-jinping-holding-an-umbrella-won-chinas-top-photojournalism-prize/

Hong Kong (香港)

Public support for Occupy movement growing, survey shows
South China Morning Post, October 22, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622223/occupy-movement-continuing-gain-momentum-survey-shows

Hong Kong protesters shout “shame on you” outside home of city chief
The Guardian, October 22, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/22/hong-kong-protests-leung-chun-ying

Related:
梁振英:学联要求不可行 青年没读基本法 (C.Y. Leung slams HKFS demands as impossible, urges HK youths to read the Basic Law)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 23, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141023_hongkong_occupy_leung

香港警方拘捕8人 学联坚持和平非暴力原则 (8 arrested by HK police, HKFS upholds nonviolence principle)
Deutsche Welle, October 23, 2014
http://www.dw.de/香港警方拘捕8人-学联坚持和平非暴力原则/a-18013446?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

共青团中央向挺“占中”香港艺人“开火”(Communist Youth League ponders boycott against Hong Kong stars who support Occupy Central)
Deutsche Welle, October 22, 2014
http://www.dw.de/共青团中央向挺占中香港艺人开火/a-18012389?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

陈树庆涉颠覆国家被批捕 (Chen Shuqing formally arrested on charges of “subversion of state power”)
Radio Free Asia, October 22, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/activists-10222014084510.html

For more information on Chen Shuqing, see:
Zhejiang activist Chen Shuqing formally arrested
陈树庆被正式逮捕
Human Rights in China, October 22, 2014
EN:http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/case-update/zhejiang-activist-chen-shuqing-formally-arrested
CH:http://www.hrichina.org/chs/xin-wen-gong-zuo/ge-gen-zong/chen-shu-qing-bei-zheng-shi-dai-bu

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

China scraps 130,000 “leading groups” in effort to streamline local government
South China Morning Post, October 23, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1622925/china-scraps-130000-leading-groups-effort-streamline-local-government

Related:
内地年半砍13万协调机构 西瓜馒头足疗办无奇不有 (Watermelons, steamed buns, and foot care management agencies among the 130,000 “leading groups” scrapped in Mainland)
South China Morning Post, October 23, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/40839/nei-di-nian-ban-kan-13mo-xie-diao-ji-gou-xi-gua-man-tou-zu-liao-ban-wu-qi-bu-you

Rule of Law (法治)

China's Communist Party weighs boosting rule of law
USA Today, October 22, 2014
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/10/22/china-communist-rule-of-law/17659401/

十八届四中全会公报:最高人民法院设立巡回法庭 (Fourth Plenum Communiqué: China’s Supreme Court to set up circuit courts)
People’s Daily, October 22, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1023/c1001-25896558.html

Tibet (西藏)

China does not rule out Tibet visit by U.N. rights chief
Reuters, October 22, 2014
http://news.yahoo.com/china-does-not-rule-tibet-visit-u-n-113838986.html

United Nations (联合国)

UN Human Rights panel chides China over Hong Kong
Deutsche Welle, October 23, 2014
http://www.dw.de/un-human-rights-panel-chides-china-over-hong-kong/a-18017131

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

司法独立:依法治国治关键 (Judicial independence is key to rule of law)
The New York Times, October 23, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20141023/cc23xu/

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

”Fox Hunt 2014”: China’s overseas campaign against corrupt officials
The Diplomat, October 22, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/10/fox-hunt-2014-chinas-overseas-campaign-against-corrupt-officials/

十八大以来落马的55个“大老虎” (55 “big tigers” who have fallen from grace since the 18th Party Congress)
People’s Daily, October 22, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1022/c1001-25888726.html

Cyber security (网络安全)

Apple CEO discusses security with top Chinese official amid hacking claims: Xinhua
Reuters, October 22, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/22/us-apple-china-idUSKCN0IB12920141022

Related:
iCloud被黑疑云未散 苹果总裁库克访华 (Apple CEO Tim Cook visits China amid suspicions of iCloud hacking)
Deutsche Welle, October 22, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DZky

Death Penalty (死刑)

China executed 2,400 prisoners last year says human rights group
Newsweek, October 21, 2014
http://www.newsweek.com/china-executed-2400-prisoners-2013-says-human-rights-group-278733

Hong Kong (香港)

Occupy Central—The Debate: Full coverage of student-government talks
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1621141/live-hong-kong-students-prepare-meet-government-officials-democracy

HRIC Resource
Timeline: Hong Kongers Call for Democracy and Universal Suffrage
http://bit.ly/1mNhFt7

Hong Kong talks break up without agreement
The Telegraph, October 22, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/11177374/Hong-Kong-talks-break-up-without-agreement.html

HRIC Resource
Hong Kong: Preserving Rights, Honoring Promises
http://bit.ly/10o0mW8

Hong Kong protests: Plans for march to home of Chief Exec Leung Chun Ying
The Straits Times, October 22, 2014
http://www.straitstimes.com/news/asia/east-asia/story/hong-kong-protests-plans-march-home-chief-exec-leung-chun-ying-20141022

Related:
梁振英公民提名有利穷人论引发争议 (C.Y. Leung says composition of nominating committee benefits poor people, stirs controversy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 22, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2014/10/141022_hk_liangzhenying

Hong Kong stocks defy protests to post world’s best gain
Bloomberg, October 22, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-22/hong-kong-stocks-defy-protests-to-post-world-s-best-monthly-gain.html

Kenny G visit to Hong Kong protest site prompts chorus of anger in China
The Guardian, October 22, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/22/kenny-g-hong-kong-protesters-anger-china

Related:
中国警告外国艺人言行谨慎勿支持占中 (China warns foreign artists against supporting “Occupy Central”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 22, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141022_kenny_g_hk

June Fourth (六四)

Tiananmen Square protests veteran Chen Ziming dies in Beijing
South China Morning Post, October 22, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1621660/tiananmen-square-protests-veteran-chen-ziming-dies-beijing

Related:
民运“三朝元老”陈子明的一生 (Veteran of three democracy movements: the life of Chen Ziming)
Voice of America, October 22, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/chen-zi-ming-20141021/2491652.html

Rule of Law (法治)

Judges in China Are Quitting in Droves
The Wall Street Journal, October 20, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2014/10/20/judges-in-china-are-quitting-in-droves/

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Analyst: “Beijing will not accept real democracy in Hong Kong”
Deutsche Welle, October 21, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DZOI

Crony Communism in China
中国的裙带共产主义
The New York Times, October 17, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20141022/c22pei/dual/

四中全会标志中国进入反腐新阶段 (Fourth Plenum marks new phase of China’s anti-corruption campaign)
Deutsche Welle, October 22, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DZkS

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

中国科研支出一年5000亿 学者:有无结果没人关心 (China spends RMB 50 billion on scientific research per year without follow-up)
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/40648/zhong-guo-ke-yan-zhi-chu-yi-nian-5000yi-xue-zhe-you-wu-jie-guo-mei-ren-guan-xin

Cyber Security (网络安全)

China-backed hackers may have infiltrated Apple's iCloud: blog
Reuters, October 21, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/21/us-apple-china-security-idUSKCN0I92H020141021

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong leader reaffirms unbending stance on elections
梁振英重申不会向“占中”让步
The New York Times, October 20, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141021/c21hongkong/dual/

US hits back at claims that “external forces” are backing Occupy Central
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620659/us-hits-back-cy-leungs-external-forces-occupy-central-claim

Related:
梁振英称适时披露外部势力介入占中证据 (C.Y. Leung: will reveal proof of external forces’ interference in “Occupy Central” when necessary)
Voice of America, October 21, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/ce-promised-to-disclose-info-20141021/2490549.html

Live: Student-government talks wrap up, but no clear resolution in sight
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1621141/live-hong-kong-students-prepare-meet-government-officials-democracy

Related:
港府与学联对话提四点回应:政改仍有讨论空间 (HK’s 4-point response in talk with students: there’s still room to discuss political reform)
People’s Daily, October 21, 2014
http://hm.people.com.cn/n/2014/1021/c42272-25880589.html

梁振英:香港特首提名委员会可以“更加民主”(C.Y. Leung: Hong Kong executive chief nominating committee can be made “more democratic”)
Reuters, October 21, 2014
http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKCS0IA0WQ20141021

Related:
四中全会依法治国意在“救党”?(CPC Fourth Plenum: rule of law to the Party’s rescue?)
Radio Free Asia, October 20, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhengzhi/yf2-10202014095022.html

Information Control (信息控制)

中共或将一些历史文件永远尘封 (Some historical documents may never be declassified by CPC)
Deutsche Welle, October 20, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DYvT

Population (人口)

China to broaden two-child policy in 2 years, adviser says
Bloomberg, October 17, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-17/china-to-widen-two-child-policy-in-2-years-policy-adviser-says.html

Rule of Law (法治)

What does China mean by rule of law
Foreign Policy, October 20, 2014
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/10/20/what_does_china_mean_by_rule_of_law

Women (妇女)

Rights group details abuse in “black jails”
The New York Times, October 20, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/20/rights-group-details-abuse-in-black-jails

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Al-Qaeda magazine calls for Xinjiang to be “recovered by the Islamic Caliphate”
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1621190/new-al-qaeda-magazine-calls-xinjiang-be-recovered-islamic-caliphate

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

中共四中全会—依法治国还是治吏?(CPC Fourth Plenum: Rule of Law for the country or its officials?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 20, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/indepth/2014/10/141020_china_party_plenum

Monday, October 20, 2014

Environment (环境)

Beijing’s smog clouds city’s marathon
The Guardian, October 20, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/chinas-choice/2014/oct/20/beijings-smog-clouds-citys-marathon

Related:
报告称:雾霾成为我国入境旅游主要影响因素之一 (Report: Smog a leading cause for drop in foreign tourists to China)
Xinhua, October 20, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/local/2014-10/20/c_1112901222.htm

Corruption (腐败)

Australia set to seize assets of corrupt Chinese officials
The Sydney Morning Herald, October 20, 2014
http://www.smh.com.au/world/australia-set-to-seize-assets-of-corrupt-chinese-officials-20141020-118kl3.html

Related:
传澳大利亚同意协助中国查没中国贪官在澳资产 (Australia agrees to assist China in seizing corrupt Chinese officials’ assets )
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/40539/chuan-ao-da-li-ya-tong-yi-xie-zhu-zhong-guo-cha-mei-zhong-guo-tan-guan-zai-ao-zi-chan

Hong Kong (香港)

HK Supreme Court bans protesters’ road blocks
China Daily, October 20, 2014
http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2014-10/20/content_18773132.htm

Related:
香港高院颁布临时禁令:禁止市民“占旺”(Hong Kong Supreme Court issues preliminary injunction to ban demonstrators from “occupying Mong Kok”)
Deutsche Welle, October 20, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DYXI

Not Just Democracy: Anti-Tycoon Anger Also Spurs Hong Kong Protesters
The Wall Street Journal, October 20, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/10/20/not-just-democracy-anti-tycoon-anger-also-spurs-hong-kong-protesters/

Hong Kong Police Accuse Man of Inciting Protests
The New York Times, October 19, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/20/world/asia/hong-kong-protester-arrested-in-inciting-others-to-confront-police.html?smid=tw-share

After clashes, Hong Kong students, government stand their ground before talks
Reuters, October 20, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/20/us-hongkong-china-idUSKCN0I404520141020

Related:
香港政府计划周二与学联对话 (Hong Kong government to hold talk with HKFS on Tuesday)
Financial Times, October 18, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058683

Reeducation-Through-Labor (劳教)

China's Communist Party Plenum Focuses On Rule Of Law, But Not As The West Sees It
International Business Times, October 19, 2014
http://www.ibtimes.com/chinas-communist-party-plenum-focuses-rule-law-not-west-sees-it-1707504

Related:
公众期望四中全会限制权力,保护权利 (Chinese people hope for checks on power and rights protection in Party’s 4th Plenum)
Voice of America, October 20, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-politics-20141019/2488772.html

Tibet (西藏)

China’s crackdown slows Tibetan refugee crossings to freedom in India
The Washington Post, October, 19, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-crackdown-slows-tibet-refugee-crossings-to-freedom-in-india/2014/10/18/d40fb39f-6860-4145-8761-dac00653f01b_story.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

At Least 22 People Are Reported Killed in Attack at a Market in Western China
The New York Times, October, 19, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/20/world/asia/at-least-22-reportedly-killed-in-attack-in-western-china.html?_r=0

新疆户籍改革:户口城乡统一 乌市克市控人口 (Xinjiang Hukou reform: integrating rural and urban hukou, Urumqi and Karamay tighten population control)
South China Morning Post, October, 20, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/40518/xin-jiang-hu-ji-gai-ge-hu-kou-cheng-xiang-tong-yi-wu-shi-ke-shi-kong-ren-kou

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

香港抗议活动民主与经济原因各半 (Both democracy and the economy have spurred Hong Kong protests)
The Wall Street Journal, October 20, 2014
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20141020/bch102554.asp?source=rss

Friday, October 17, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

Chinese President Xi Jinping warns against "immoral" art
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 16, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-29645574

Related:
Xi Jinping calls for artists to spread “Chinese values”
习近平要文艺弘扬社会主义价值观
The New York Times, October 16, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141017/c17xi/dual/

Corruption (腐败)

China high-speed rail designer gets suspended death sentence in bribe case
Reuters, October 17, 2014
http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/10/17/china-corruption-idINL6N0SC05120141017

受贿700余万元 云南民大原校长一审被判无期 (Former head of Yunnan Nationalities University sentenced to life in prison for taking RMB 7 million in bribes)
Xinhua, October 17, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2014-10/17/c_1112873671.htm

浙江大学一教授将945万科研经费划入自己公司 (Zhejiang University professor transfers RMB 9.45 million in research funds to his company account)
People’s Daily, October 17, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1017/c70731-25851424.html

Related:
教育部彻查75直属高校科研经费 (China’s Ministry of Education investigates use of research funds at 75 universities)
Beijing News, October 17, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/10/17/337687.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Student pepper-sprayed and beaten brands police a “gang of thugs”
South China Morning Post, October 17, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1617963/beaten-occupy-protester-calls-police-gang-thugs

Hong Kong riot police dismantle pro-democracy protest barricades
The Guardian, October 17, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/17/hong-kong-police-dismantle-protest-mong-kok

Chipping away: police clear away barricades, but protesters refuse to give up
The Economist, October 18, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21625826-police-clear-away-barricades-protesters-refuse-give-up-chipping-away

Related:
Hong Kong: Preserving Rights, Honoring Promises
香港:维护权利,履行承诺
Human Rights in China, October 2014
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/hong-kong-preserving-rights-honoring-promises
CH:http://www.hrichina.org/chs/xiang-gang-wei-hu-quan-li-lu-xing-cheng-nuo

When Hong Kong protests are over, where will the art go?
The Wall Street Journal, October 17, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/10/17/when-hong-kong-protests-are-over-where-will-the-art-go/

China holds dozens of activists who supported Hong Kong rotests
Radio Free Asia, October 16, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/occupy-10162014181635.html

Related:
Detentions on Mainland Related to Occupy Central Movement, 2014
与声援香港抗议有关的拘留,2014年
Human Rights in China, October 2014
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/detentions-mainland-related-occupy-central-movement-2014
CH:http://www.hrichina.org/chs/yu-sheng-yuan-xiang-gang-kang-yi-you-guan-de-ju-liu-2014nian

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

反对家门口建磁悬浮 两市民要求“对话”被拘 (2 detained after nearly 200 citizens protest plans for neighborhood Maglev train in Shenzhen)
Southern Metropolis Daily, October 17, 2014
http://epaper.nandu.com/epaper/H/html/2014-10/17/content_3329047.htm

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

四中全会能否让法治为老百姓主持公道 (Will the Fourth Plenum bring people justice with rule of law?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 17, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141017_china_forth_conference

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Health (健康)

China sends Ebola drug to Africa, eyes clinical trials
Reuters, October 16, 2014
http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKCN0I50P220141016?sp=true

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong’s chief executive just gave protesters three unappealing choices—and one possible compromise
Quartz, October 15, 2014
http://qz.com/281966/hong-kongs-chief-executive-just-gave-protesters-three-unappealing-choices-and-one-possible-compromise/

Beating of democracy advocate in Hong Kong fuels public outcry
The New York Times, October 15, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/16/world/asia/video-of-apparent-beating-of-protester-in-hong-kong-stirs-anger.html

Hong Kong government “ready for talks” with protesters
The New York Times, October 16, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/17/world/asia/hong-kong-leader-open-to-talks-with-protesters.html

Related
香港学联:对政府重启对话表示欢迎 (HKFS welcomes talks with Hong Kong gov’t)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 16, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141016_hk_students_dialogue

香港特首梁振英称警方计划清场 (C.Y. Leung: police are planning cleanup)
The Wall Street Journal, October 16, 2014
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20141016/bch172231.asp

China media defend Hong Kong police
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 16, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29640288

Information Control (信息控制)

China blocks BBC website as Hong Kong tensions rise
Reuters, October 16, 2014
http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/10/16/china-censorship-idINL3N0SB36P20141016

Related
英国BBC抗议中国封闭其网站 (BBC protests China’s blocking of its websites)
Voice of America, October 16, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-bbc-20141016/2485618.html

Video shows China's censorship of Hong Kong protests
9 News, October 16, 2014
http://www.9news.com.au/world/2014/10/16/13/57/video-shows-china-s-censorship-of-hong-kong-protests

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

A violent land riot has left eight dead in China
Business Insider, October 15, 2014
http://www.businessinsider.com/r-eight-reported-dead-in-latest-land-clash-in-china-2014-10

Related
中国云南征地引发惨案,八人死亡 (8 die in Yunnan land riot)
Voice of America, October 16, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-land-fatalities-20141015/2484702.html

Tibet (藏)

联合国人权主管拟访西藏 (New U.N. human rights chief plans Tibet visit)
Voice of America, October 16, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/un-tibet-20141016/2485812.html

Opinion (观点)

China needs cleaner plates
Bloomberg, October 15, 2014
http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-10-15/china-needs-cleaner-plates

香港成为习近平上台以来的第五个考验 (Hong Kong becomes Xi Jinping’s fifth challenge since taking office)
Radio France Internationale, October 15, 2014
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20141016-香港成为习近平上台以来的第五个考验

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

”政绩工程”如何收场?--全国663个“形象工程”“政绩工程”被叫停 (China calls off 663 “vanity projects” nationwide)
People’s Daily, October 15, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1015/c1001-25840389.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Violent clashes between police and demonstrators erupt in Hong Kong
The New York Times, October 14, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/15/world/asia/hong-kong-protests.html

Related:
Hong Kong protests: Police to investigate "beating" video
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 15, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29625053

Hong Kong: Preserving Rights, Honoring Promises
香港:维护权利,履行承诺
Human Rights in China, October 15, 2014
EN:http://www.hrichina.org/en/hong-kong-preserving-rights-honoring-promises
CH:http://www.hrichina.org/chs/xiang-gang-wei-hu-quan-li-lu-xing-cheng-nuo

Hong Kong police drag activists away, clear tunnel
ABC News, October 15, 2014
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/hong-kong-police-clear-protesters-tunnel-26175135

Related:
香港警方逮捕45名抗议者
Police arrest 45 protesters in Hong Kong
Financial Times, October 15, 2014
CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058628
Video:http://video.ft.com/3839948931001/Police-arrest-45-protesters-in-Hong-Kong/World

Hong Kong authorities vow to probe alleged police beating at protest
CNN, October 15, 2014
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/15/world/asia/hong-kong-police-protest-video/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

Related:
港警:2督察5初警围殴示威者 已成立严重投诉队 (Hong Kong police set up team to handle complaints of police beating of protester)
South China Morning Post, October 15, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/40203/gang-jing-2du-cha-5chu-jing-wei-ou-shi-wei-zhe-yi-cheng-li-yan-zhong-tou-su-dui

Morale of junior police officers could not be lower: union leader
South China Morning Post, October 15, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1616508/morale-junior-police-officers-could-not-be-lower-union-leader

内地大学严防港生支援占领 (Mainland universities take strict precautions against Hong Kong students supporting Occupy Central)
Ming Pao, October 15, 2014
http://news1.mingpao.com/20141015/gag2.htm

港府正透过“中间人”冀重启与学联对话 (Hong Kong government tries to restart dialogue with HKFS through “middleman”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 14, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141015_hongkong_government_protesters_dialogue

香港无线20余员工联署抗议内部审查 (20 TVB staff petition against self-censorship)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 14, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141015_hk_tvb_police

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

习近平称解决中国问题只能在中国大地上探寻道路方法 (Xin Jinping: Solutions to China’s problems can only be found in China)
Voice of America, October 14, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhengzhi/sd-10142014111547.html

Poverty (贫穷)

中国官员说,中国贫困人口按照国际标准达两亿 (Chinese official admits China has 200 million in poverty by int’l standards)
Radio Free Asia, October 14, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/xql-10142014111521.html

Taiwan, 台湾

国台办:台湾方面不应对香港政改说三道四 (State Council Taiwan Affairs Office: Taiwan should not meddle in Hong Kong’s political reform)
Beijing News, October 15, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/10/15/337369.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Hong Kong’s pop culture of protest
The New York Times, October 15, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/15/opinion/hong-kongs-pop-culture-of-protest.html

Occupy Central barriers may be down but roads to progress are blocked
South China Morning Post, October 15, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1616511/barriers-down-roads-progress-blocked

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

陕西一镇政府建5800平米豪华办公楼 仅43名干部 (Shaanxi county gov’t builds luxurious 5,800-square-meters office building for 43 cadres)
China News, October 11, 2014
http://news.163.com/14/1011/23/A8AILUCR00014JB6.html

Related:
郴州村干部3年挥霍公款150万 泡脚、泡澡约4.3万 (Hunan village cadre misused 1.5 million in public funds in 3 years, spent RMB 43,000 on spa treatments)
Voice of China Online, October 13, 2014
http://hunan.voc.com.cn/article/201410/201410130842251477.html

全国首次集中查处6484名“走读干部” (China investigates and punishes 6484 cadres nationwide who live in urban homes while posted in grassroots units)
People’s Daily, October 13, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1013/c1001-25818296.html

Cyber security (网络安全)

Anonymous group of hackers release data from Chinese government sites
South China Morning Post, October 12, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1615102/chinese-websites-hacked-anonymous-action-support-hong-kong

Related:
“匿名者”声称攻陷52个中国政府网站 (Hacker group “Anonymous” claims to have attacked 52 Chinese gov’t sites)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 12, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/science/2014/10/141012_hongkong_occupy_anonymous

Environment (环境)

Concern mounts in China over Yangtze diversion project
Financial Times, October 14, 2014
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/a39d9c7c-4fa2-11e4-a0a4-00144feab7de.html#axzz3G5RobMwC

Hong Kong (香港)

Ridicule proves an effective formula for Hong Kong protesters
The Wall Street Journal, October 14, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/ridicule-proves-an-effective-formula-for-hong-kong-protesters-1413273989

Hong Kong police tear down barricades to clear way for cars
CNN, October 14, 2014
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/14/world/asia/china-hong-kong-protest/index.html

Related:
HK police use sledgehammers, chainsaws to clear protest barriers, open road
Reuters, October 13, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/14/us-hongkong-china-idUSKCN0I202620141014

Scuffles as protest opponents try to tear down Hong Kong barricades
CNN, October 13, 2014
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/12/world/asia/china-hong-kong-protest/

香港占中:多处地方继续发生对峙场面 (Occupy Central: confrontation continues in multiple locations)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 13, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141013_hk_occupy_latest

中国外交部回应德媒体在华“雇员”被捕:依法依规 (Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs: capture of German paper employee legal and lawful)
People’s Daily, October 14, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1014/c1001-25827773.html

Anti-Occupy protesters defy court order, block Apple Daily delivery
South China Morning Post, October 14, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1616027/anti-occupy-protesters-defy-court-order-block-apple-daily-delivery

Hong Kong's leader says protests will not sway China
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 12, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29587490

China police hold activists over “Hong Kong interview”
The Economic Times, October 12, 2014
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/china-police-hold-activists-over-hong-kong-interview/articleshow/44797657.cms

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Chinese scholar who helped in an escape is detained for “picking quarrels”
中国维权学者郭玉闪周四被拘
The New York Times, October 12, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141013/c13dissident/dual/

Information Control (信息控制)

China bans books by pro-Hong Kong protest author
ABC News, October 14, 2014
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-bans-books-pro-hong-kong-protest-author-26175516

Book ban rumors boost authors in China
The Wall Street Journal, October 13, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/10/13/rumors-of-book-ban-boosts-authors-in-china/

中国封杀多名中港台知名人士著作 (China bans books by some mainland, Hong Kong, and Taiwanese authors known to be critical of China)
Voice of America, October 13, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/hk-book-20141012/2481003.html

Poverty (贫穷)

中国贫困人口超过8200万人 将继续向贫困宣战 (China continues to declare war on poverty as its poor population exceeds 82 million)
Eastday, October 14, 2014
http://news.eastday.com/c/20141014/u1a8390430.html

Rule of Law (法治)

全国法院3千名发言人电话公布 随机拨打6成接听 (China discloses phone numbers of 3,000 court spokespersons nationwide, 60% of calls were answered in a random sampling)
China News, October 13, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/10-13/6669842.shtml

Rural Issues (农村)

Once a symbol of power, farming now an economic drag in China
The New York Times, October 12, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/13/world/asia/once-a-symbol-of-power-farming-now-an-economic-drag-in-china.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China sentences 12 to death over deadly Xinjiang attack
The Wall Street Journal, October 13, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/china-sentences-12-to-death-over-deadly-xinjiang-attack-1413208917

Related:
新疆莎车暴恐案宣判 12人死刑24人死缓或无期 (China sentences 12 to death and 24 to death with reprieve or life imprisonment over Xinjiang Shache county riot)
Eastday, October 14, 2014
http://news.eastday.com/c/20141014/u1a8389133.html

Opinion (观点)

China’s Right to Govern Hong Kong: Hong Kong’s Pan Democrats Must Accept China’s Constitutional Powers
The New York Times, October 14, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/14/opinion/hong-kongs-pan-democrats-must-accept-chinas-constitutional-powers.html

Young people of Taiwan and Hong Kong refusing to accept the unification of “Greater China”
The Canberra Times, October 11, 2014
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/comment/young-people-of-taiwan-and-hong-kong-refusing-to-accept-the-unification-of-greater-china-20141010-1147tq.html

To Hong Kong, with Love and Squalor
The New Yorker, October 11, 2014
http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/mainland-china-hong-kong-love-squalor

Beijing and Hong Kong protesters poles apart on lessons to be draw
Financial Times, October 12, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/1098f12a-50a0-11e4-b73e-00144feab7de.html?siteedition=intl#axzz3G2W6xrMd

Friday, October 10, 2014

Cyber security (网络安全)

中联办网站两遭恶意攻击 已报警 (Cyber-attack takes down official website of Central Government liaison office in HK)
South China Morning Post, October 10, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/39810/zhong-lian-ban-wang-zhan-liang-zao-e-yi-gong-ji-yi-bao-jing

Environment (环境)

Are China's dams causing quakes?
Bloomberg, October 9, 2014
http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-10-09/are-china-s-dams-causing-quakes

Heavy smog engulfs parts of northern China
British Broadcasting Company, October 10, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29564203

贵州化工厂污染再有村民命危两厂领导“十一”安检昏倒车间 (More villagers in critical condition from heavy pollution by Guizhou factory, 2 factory supervisors faint during routine safety exam)
Radio Free Asia, October 10, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/ql1-10102014100540.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Taiwan urges China to let Hong Kong “go democratic”
The Guardian, October 10, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/10/taiwan-ma-ying-jeou-china-hong-kong-democratic-first

Lawmakers urge Obama to speak up for Hong Kong protesters
The Hill, October 9, 2014
http://thehill.com/policy/international/220293-lawmakers-urge-obama-to-speak-up-for-hong-kong-protesters

See the full text of the letter:
http://www.leahy.senate.gov/press/leahy-wicker-rubio-lead-bipartisan-call-urging-president-to-speak-out-on-hong-kong-

The spoiled brats of democracy: Hong Kong’s students take their place in a long and noble Chinese line
The Economist, October 11, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21623775-hong-kongs-students-take-their-place-long-and-noble-chinese-line-spoiled-brats

The waiting game: Officials hope to wear protesters down, but time may be on the side of the students
The Economist, October 11, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21623768-officials-hope-wear-protesters-down-time-may-be-side-students-waiting

The thugs of mainland China
The New Yorker, October 8, 2014
http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/thugs-mainland-china-hong-kong-protests

Beijing needs to cut Hong Kong some slack
Financial Times, October 9, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/f5a046bc-4f9f-11e4-908e-00144feab7de.html#axzz3Fkt0kPmj

Read the anti-Hong Kong rant that is going viral in China
Foreign Policy, October 6, 2014
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/10/06/read_the_anti_hong_kong_rant_that_s_going_viral_in_china

An end to Hong Kong’s unrest is now more distant than ever
Quartz, October 10, 2014
http://qz.com/278586/an-end-to-hong-kongs-unrest-is-now-more-distant-than-ever/

Amateur songwriters give Occupy movement a soundtrack on YouTube
South China Morning Post, October 9, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1612380/amateur-songwriters-give-occupy-movement-soundtrack-youtube

How apps speed up — but often muddle — Hong Kong protesters’ messages
Wall Street Journal, October 10, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/10/10/how-apps-speed-up-but-often-muddle-hong-kong-protesters-messages/

Emotional toll on police handling Occupy protests, psychologists say
South China Morning Post, October 10, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1613203/emotional-toll-police-handling-occupy-protests-psychologists-say

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Chinese authorities make arrests in attempt to prevent pro-democracy campaigns on mainland
The New York Times, October 9, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/10/world/asia/chinese-authorities-make-arrests-in-attempt-to-prevent-pro-democracy-campaigns-on-the-mainland.html?_r=0

Related:
Detentions on mainland related to Occupy Central Movement, 2014
Human Rights in China Chart
http://www.hrichina.org/en/detentions-mainland-related-occupy-central-movement-2014

诺贝尔和平奖的中国遭遇 (The plight of Nobel Peace Prize winners in China)
Deutsche Welle, October 10, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DSv1

International Human Rights (国际人权)

美国人权报告称中国人权状况恶化 (U.S. human rights report: China’s human rights situation worsens)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 10, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2014/10/141010_china_us_human_rights_cecc

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

内蒙古镶黄旗数百牧民游行示威抗议垄断 (Hundreds of Inner Mongolian herdsman march to protest local authorities’ cooperation with monopolies)
Radio Free Asia, October 9, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql1-10092014095646.html

小区基层民主训练:以“拳”为维权到以法维权 (Grassroots property owner’s democratic practice: replace the “fist” with rights defense to achieve rule of law)
The Beijing News, October 10, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/note/2014/10/10/336737.html

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Education (教育)

Cambridge donation from China: 10 questions university must answer
Telegraph, October 9, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11150227/Cambridge-donation-from-China-10-questions-university-must-answer.html

Environment (环境)

Beijing Raises Smog Alert as Pollution Envelops North China
Bloomberg, October 9, 2014e
http://bloom.bg/1qlpO3c

京津冀大雾持续至后天 气象部门:为辐射雾 (Beijing, Tianjin smog will persist until the day after tomorrow, weather bureau calls it “radioactive smog”)
The Beijing News, October 9, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/10/09/336524.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Anonymous Tip Reveals Secret Payments to Hong Kong Leader
Voice of America, October 9, 2014
http://m.voanews.com/a/anonymous-tip-reveals-secret-payments-to-hong-kong-leader/2477710.html

How Tear Gas Attack Ignited Hong Kong Democracy Protests
Bloomberg, October 9, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-09/how-hong-kong-got-caught-off-guard-by-student-protests.html

政治局常委確定應對佔中要點 (CPC Politburo Standing Committee confirms position on Occupy Central)
Ming Jing News, Octocber 9, 2014
http://www.mingjingnews.com/MIB/news/news.aspx?ID=N000053094

港府搁置和学生对话 林郑:学联将市民作筹码 (HK Govt suspends dialogue with students, Carrie Lam says HKFS uses citizens as bargaining chips)
South China Morning Post, October 9, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/39792/gang-fu-ge-zhi-he-xue-sheng-dui-hua-lin-zheng-xue-lian-jiang-shi-min-zuo-chou-ma

学联:示威者自行决定是否留守 (HKFS: protesters decide to stay or leave on their own)
South China Morning Post, October 9, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/39787/xue-lian-shi-wei-zhe-zi-xing-jue-ding-shi-fou-liu-shou

新民盟廉署举报梁振英 民主党拟启立会调查 (Neo Democrats report CY Leung to Independent Commission Against Corruption, Democratic Party urges LegCo to investigate)
South China Morning Post, October 9, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/39765/xin-min-meng-lian-shu-ju-bao-liang-zhen-ying-min-zhu-dang-ni-qi-li-hui-diao-cha

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

北京诗人王藏之妻女被关派出所 (Wife and daughter of Beijing poet detained in police station)
Voice of America, October 9, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/chinese-activist-detained-20141008/2476782.html

“非正常上访者”的反击 (The counterattack of “abnormal petitioners”)
The New York Times, October 9, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141009/cc09shangfang/

International Relations (国际关系)

China 'sends warning' with release of photographs of disputed South China Sea island
South China Morning Post, October 9, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1612410/china-sends-warning-release-photographs-disputed-south-china-sea-island

Internet (互联网)

最高法:网上公开个人隐私信息承担侵权责任 (Supreme Court: disclosing individuals’ private information online will be considered rights infringement)
The Beijing News, October 9, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/10/09/336518.html

To Reach China, LinkedIn Plays by Local Rules
遵从网络审查,LinkedIn进入中国
The New York Times, October 9, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20141009/c09chinasocial/dual/

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China May Have Committed A Tiananmen Square-Scale Massacre This Year — And Totally Covered It Up
Business Insider, October 8, 2014
http://www.businessinsider.com/chinas-other-major-protests-2014-10

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Reforms to Liberalize the Land Market Cannot Drift Off Course
Caixin, October 8, 2014
http://english.caixin.com/2014-10-08/100735666.html

中国不会复制西方式法治 (China will not copy Western-style rule of law)
The Financial Times, October 9, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058482?full=y

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Disasters (灾难)

Earthquake hits south-west China
The Guardian, October 8, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/08/earthquake-hits-south-west-china

云南普洱景谷发生6.6级地震 (6.6-magnitutue earthquake hits Pu’er City in Yunan)
The Beijing Daily, October 8, 2014
http://bjrb.bjd.com.cn/html/2014-10/08/content_222519.htm

Environment (环境)

中国多地开启“雾霾模式” 空气质量重度污染 (Air in multiple Chinese cities heavily polluted)
The Beijing News, October 8, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/10/08/336383.html

長江上游變水庫群 風險未明 (Yangtze river’s numerous upstream dams pose unknown risks to environment)
Mingpao, October 8, 2014
http://news1.mingpao.com/20141008/caa2.htm

Hong Kong (香港)

“Western-style democracy can only bring disaster,” says party magazine
South China Morning Post, October 7, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1611058/western-style-democracy-can-only-bring-disaster-says-party-magazine

Seeking identity, “Hong Kong people” look to city, not state
The New York Times, October 8, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/08/world/asia/hong-kong-people-looking-in-mirror-see-fading-chinese-identity.html

Hong Kong chief executive CY Leung faces questions over secret $7m payout from Australian firm
The Sydney Morning Hereld, October 8, 2014
http://www.smh.com.au/national/hong-kong-chief-executive-cy-leung-faces-questions-over-secret-7m-payout-from-australian-firm-20141008-1134yv.html

Tourism is actually up during Hong Kong’s protests, and other economic surprises
Quartz, October 8, 2014
http://qz.com/275559

Hong Kong students to start talks with government on Friday
Bloomberg, October 8, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-07/hong-kong-ponders-protest-impact-as-talks-ease-tensions.html

学联港府初定周五对话 (HKFS to talk with Hong Kong gov’t on Friday)
South China Morning Post, October 8, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/39615/xue-lian-gang-fu-chu-ding-zhou-wu-dui-hua

李求恩允學生投票撤升旗禮 即場辯論 校長:很好的教育機會 (High school principal: allowing students to vote on and debate abolishing flag raising ceremony is a good learning opportunity)
Mingpao, October 8, 2014
http://news1.mingpao.com/20141008/gab1.htm

港人游行要求释放被捕的大陆“雨伞运动”支持者 (Hong Kongers march to demand release of arrested mainland Umbrella Movement supporters)
Radio Free Asia, October 8, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/xl1-10082014095001.html