Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Death penalty (死刑)

Is China rethinking the death penalty?
The Diplomat, November 26, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/11/is-china-rethinking-the-death-penalty/

Disasters (灾难)

China Coal-Mine Fire Kills 24
The Wall Street Journal, November 26, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/china-coal-mine-fire-kills-24-1416971802

Hong Kong (香港)

港法院续执行旺角禁制令 黄之锋岑敖晖被捕 (Hong Kong Court enforces second injunction in Mong Kok, Joshua Wong and Lester Shum arrested)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 26, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141126_hongkong_occupy_mongkok

Related:
Hong Kong protest leaders among 116 arrested in crackdown
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 26, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-30204699

Hong Kong police clear Mong Kok protest site after skirmishes
Bloomberg, November 26, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-25/hong-kong-plans-to-clear-protesters-from-new-road-after-clashes.html

香港普通抗议者被拒入境大陆 (Ordinary Hong Kong protesters blocked from entering mainland China )
Voice of America, November 25, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/hongkong-protesters-20141125/2534891.html

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

维权人士天理被刑拘 郭飞雄案律师指天河法院管辖错误 (Activist Tian Li detained, Guo Feixiong’s lawyer argues Tianhe court errs on jurisdiction)
Radio Free Asia, November 26, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-11262014095450.html

June Fourth (六四)

六四公祭组织者于世文狱中健康堪忧 (Yu Shiwen, June Fourth public memorial organizer, in poor health in prison)
Voice of America, November 26, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/detained-yushiwen-20141126/2535297.html

Women (妇女)

China has finally drafted a domestic-violence law
Time, November 26, 2014
http://time.com/3606802/china-domestic-violence-law-spousal-abuse-legislation/

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

伊力哈木七门生庭审结束 或从轻量刑 (7 university students linked to Ilham Tohti receive light sentences)
Voice of America, November 26, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/uighur-students-20141126/2535143.html

China tries 7 students of jailed Uighur Scholar for separatism
Bloomberg, November 26, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-25/china-tries-7-students-of-jailed-uighur-scholar-for-separatism.html

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Environment (环境)

中国致力于减少煤炭消费 但需要新技术 (China is committed to reducing coal consumption but needs new technologies)
The Wall Street Journal, November 25, 2014
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20141125/cec162953.asp

Beijing considers how to harness the wind to blow away pollution
北京拟建通风廊道“吹”雾霾
The New York Times, November 24, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141124/c25pollution/dual

Health (健康)

China considers tobacco advertising limits, public-smoking ban
The Wall Street Journal, November 25, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/china-considers-tobacco-advertising-limits-public-smoking-ban-1416879973

Hong Kong (香港)

Police fire pepper spray as 80 protesters arrested after Mong Kok clearance
South China Morning Post, November 25, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1648374/police-warn-arrests-hong-kong-protesters-slow-down-clearance-occupy

旺角清障7小时 亚皆老街往大角咀重开 (Argyle Street in Tai Kok Tsui reopens after police clear protest areas in Mong Kok, over ten taken away)
South China Morning Post, November 25, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/43126/wang-jiao-qing-zhang-7xiao-shi-ya-jie-lao-jie-wang-da-jiao-ju-zhong-kai

First Occupy site cleared as angry Hong Kong protesters stand watch
South China Morning Post, November 25, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1647943/operation-mong-kok-3000-police-standby

Hong Kong protesters plan rescue of protest art
Voice of America, November 24, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-hong-kong-protest-art-survival-yellow-umbrella/2533192.html

Related:
[VIDEO] Archiving for the Future (from HRIC’s “Building Hong Kong’s Future” series)
Human Rights in China, November 17, 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIlEUKQ_f4Y&list=UUIkCrc3N2if_1q6hrgKUuBg

Beijing explores ways to address Hong Kong protesters’ discontent
The Wall Street Journal, November 25, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/11/25/beijing-explores-ways-to-address-hong-kong-protesters-discontent/?mod=WSJBlog

Rural Issues (农村)

Burmese girls "sold as brides" in rural China
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 24, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30180340

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

7 students of jailed economist are put on trial in western China
伊力哈木7名学生被控参与分裂国家
The New York Times, November 24, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141125/c25china/dual/

Monday, November 24, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China reacts to massive corruption tally of a fallen general
Foreign Policy, November 22, 2014
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/11/21/china_reacts_to_the_massive_corruption_tally_of_a_fallen_general_xu_caihou

中国将要求央企负责人公开薪酬信息—报导
China to force bosses at central government-run firms to reveal pay - state media
Reuters, November 24, 2014
CH:http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKCS0J80GY20141124
EN: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/11/24/uk-china-soes-idUKKCN0J80A920141124

Disasters (灾难)

Strong quake in western China kills 5, injures dozens
USA Today, November 23, 2014
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/11/23/killed-china-earthquake/19438537/

Education (教育)

狮城女留学生北大遭性侵怀孕 副教授被开除 (Peking University associate professor expelled for impregnating Singaporean student)
South China Morning Post, November 24, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/42975/shi-cheng-nu-liu-xue-bei-da-zao-qin-fan-huai-yun-fu-jiao-shou-bei-kai-chu

Related:
Sex scandals and victim-blaming bedevil Chinese universities
Foreign Policy, November 21, 2014
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/11/21/sex_scandal_chinese_universities_harassment_victim_blaming

Environment (环境)

Despite Persecution, guardian of Lake Tai spotlights China’s polluters
The New York Times, November 23, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/24/world/despite-persecution-guardian-of-lake-tai-spotlights-chinas-polluters.html

Hong Kong (香港)

A struggle for the soul of Hong Kong’s protest movement
The New York Times, November 24, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/25/world/asia/a-struggle-for-the-soul-of-hong-kongs-protest-movement.html

Hong Kong protesters denied entry into China
The Washington Post, November 24, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/hong-kong-protesters-denied-entry-into-china/2014/11/23/0ed9618c-70c4-11e4-a2c2-478179fd0489_story.html

Occupy protest organisers split over plan to hand themselves in to police
South China Morning Post, November 24, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1647252/democracy-leaders-split-over-plan-hand-themselves

Hong Kong protests at a crossroads
Voice of America, November 22, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/hong-kong-protests-at-a-crossroads/2528916.html

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

知名异议人士郭飞雄案下周五开庭 (Prominent Chinese rights defense activist Guo Feixiong to be tried on Friday)
Voice of America, November 24, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/guofeixiong-20141121/2529420.html

Prosecution of Uighur students underscores perils of Chinese clampdown
The New York Times, November 24, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/24/world/asia/prosecution-of-uighur-students-underscores-perils-of-chinese-clampdown.html

Law (法律)

中国《反家庭暴力法》已列立法规划 有望尽快出台
China's "Anti-Domestic Violence Law" is expected to set out the legislative plan as soon as possible
China News, November 24, 2014
CH:http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/11-24/6809880.shtml
EN:http://www.like-news.us/?i466299-China-39s-Anti-Domestic-Violence-Law-is-expected-to-set-out-the-legislative-plan-as-soon-as-possible

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

China’s millenniums-old salt monopoly no match for economic reform
中国拟取消沿行两千年的盐业专营
The New York Times, November 24, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141124/c24salt/dual/

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

广东普宁市12维权村民被抓 数千人游行抗议迫市府放人 (Thousands march in Guangdong to demand release of 12 village rights defenders)
Radio Free Asia, November 24, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-11212014102419.html

Friday, November 21, 2014

Death penalty (死刑)

China executes three times more people than the rest of the world combined
Quartz, November 20 2014
http://qz.com/299529

Hong Kong (香港)

Split within Occupy deepens as splinter group challenges leadership
South China Morning Post, November 21, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1645521/split-within-occupy-deepens-splinter-group-plans-challenge-against

港大生辦「雨傘民意日」盼收窄分歧 (HKU Students organize “Umbrella Discussion Day” in hopes to narrow differences, collect 2300 “opinion letters”)
Apple Daily, November 13, 2014
http://hk.apple.appledaily.com/realtime/news/20141113/53120805

See opinion letters:
https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B-Qa2HBxVZG4dkVZdDRjYXhJQjQ&usp=sharing

Chris Patten urges U.S. to act firmly with Beijing over “bad behavior” on Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, November 21, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1645156/chris-patten-urges-us-act-firmly-beijing-over-bad-behaviour-hong-kong

前港督彭定康等指称香港民主恶化 外交部驳斥 (China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs refutes Chris Patten’s comments on Hong Kong’s deteriorating democracy)
China Radio International, November 21, 2014
http://gb.cri.cn/42071/2014/11/21/2225s4775448.htm

港大专生发起分批入境 测试入境“黑名单”(Hong Kong college students begin to enter mainland in groups to test China’s “blacklist”)
Deutsche Welle, November 21, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DqvQ

香港示威蔓延至英国领事馆 (Hong Kong protests spread to British consulate)
Deutsche Welle, November 21, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1Dr3K

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Chinese journalist accused of stealing state secrets affirms innocence at trial
The New York Times, November 21, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/22/world/asia/chinese-journalist-gao-yu-trial.html

Internet (互联网)

Accused social media scandal monger Yang Xiuyu jailed for four years by Beijing court
South China Morning Post, November 18, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1642952/guo-meimeis-spin-doctor-yang-xiuyu-jailed-four-years-beijing

Society (社会)

Chinese bloggers quietly remember “China’s Gorbachev”
Quartz, November 21 2014
http://qz.com/300263

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

伊力哈木二审维持无期 家人批秘密宣判 (Ilham Tohti’s life sentence upheld after failed appeal, family criticizes closed-door trial)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 21, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141121_china_ilham_final_sentence

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China’s new National Constitution Day: is it worth celebrating?
China Brief, November 20, 2014
http://www.jamestown.org/programs/chinabrief/single/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=43106&tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=25&cHash=884434d34182d2a97eb922a7a79833fa#.VG9hqdLF_Tq

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Business and Economics (商业和经济)

Half of Chinese provinces deserve junk ratings, S&P warns
标普:中国近半地方政府应评“垃圾级”
Financial Times, November 20, 2014
EN:http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/255d73e6-7077-11e4-9129-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3JcX0B1wO
CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001059245

Corruption (腐败)

中国加入国际反腐败学院 巡查将扩大到驻外机构
China joined the International Anti-Corruption Academy inspections will be extended to institutions abroad
Global Times, November 20, 2014
CH: http://house.chinanews.com/gn/2014/11-20/6794801.shtml
EN: http://www.hostingenews.com/news-9025397.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Joshua Wong says Occupy protests should not end yet despite mass opposition
South China Morning Post, November 20, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1644403/joshua-wong-says-occupy-protests-should-not-end-yet-despite-mass

戴耀廷黄之锋入选“全球百大思想家”(Occupy Central leaders Benny Tai and Joshua Wong listed in FP 2014 Top 100 Global Thinkers)
Voice of America, November 20, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/global-thinkers-20141120/2527354.html

Britain's last governor in Hong Kong to address U.S. China commission
Reuters, November 20, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/19/us-usa-hongkong-patten-idUSKCN0J327F20141119

Half of Occupy protesters ready to pack it in if asked by organisers
South China Morning Post, November 20, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1644902/half-occupy-protesters-ready-pack-it-if-asked-organisers

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Prominent China rights lawyer could face harsher charges: attorney
Reuters, November 20, 2014
http://news.yahoo.com/prominent-china-rights-lawyer-could-face-harsher-charges-110047675.html

Chinese journalist facing life sentence for leaking to magazine
The Guardian, November 20, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/media/greenslade/2014/nov/20/chinese-journalist-facing-life-sentence-for-leaking-to-magazine

人权观察促北京放弃对媒体人高瑜刑控 (Human Rights Watch urges Beijing to drop charges against Gao Yu)
Voice of America, November 20, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/calls-for-dropping-the-charges-against-gao-yu-20141120/2527317.html

世界互联网大会乌镇召开 维权人士举牌遭抓捕 (Rights defenders taken away after holding placards outside World Internet Conference)
Radio Free Asia, November 19, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/yf1-11192014101000.html

Women (妇女)

Demanding toilet justice for the women of China
中国女性争取如厕平等
The New York Times, November 20, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141120/c20toilet/dual/

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

世界互联网大会将在中国召开 人权组织批评 (Human rights organizations criticize China’s hosting of World Internet Conference)
Radio Free China, November 18, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/nu-11182014102442.html

世界互联网大会开幕 习近平谈网络秩序 (Xi Jinping gives keynote speech at World Internet Conference on Internet order)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 19, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141119_china_internet_opening

中国乌镇互联网大会全面解禁境外网站 (China unblocks websites for attendees at World Internet Conference)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 19, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141119_2014_world_internet_conference

Corruption (腐败)

周永康干预四川“政治生态和经济秩序”(Zhou Yongkang disrupted Sichuan’s “political ecology and economic order")
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 18, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141118_sichuan_zhouyongkang

Education (教育)

官媒批高校教师:说中国坏话 (Chinese official media slam university lecturers for badmouthing China)
Radio Free Asia, November 18, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/xql-11182014102556.html

黑龙江8000教师集体罢课抗议政府克扣补贴 (8,000 Heilongjiang teachers go on strike to protest subsidies being withheld by gov’t)
Radio Free Asia, November 18, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl1-11182014101142.html

Related: Schools close in Heilongjiang as over 8,000 teachers go on strike
Shanghaiist, November 18, 2014
http://shanghaiist.com/2014/11/19/8000-heilongjiang-teachers-go-on-strike.php

Hong Kong (香港)

香港抗议者在立法会外与警察冲突 (Hong Kong protesters clash with police outside Legislative Council)
Voice of America, November 19, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/hongkong-protest-20141119/2525762.html

Related: Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders condemn parliament clashes
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 19, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-30117856

Six arrested after masked crowds smash Legco glass doors, clash with police
South China Morning Post, November 19, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1643535/violent-clashes-between-protesters-police-masked-crowds-attempt-legco

International Human Rights (国际人权)

中方:反对将人权问题政治化和借人权问题向别国施压 (China on UN resolution on North Korea: oppose politicization human rights issues and using them to pressure other countries)
China News, November 19, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/11-19/6794256.shtml

Related: UN votes against North Korea on human rights
CNN, November 18, 2014
http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/18/world/asia/un-north-korea-vote/index.html

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

中国将取消核准99%境外投资项目 (China to rescind approval of 99% of foreign investment projects)
South China Morning Post, November 19, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/42715/zhong-guo-jiang-qu-xiao-he-zhun-99jing-wai-tou-zi-xiang-mu

Society (社会)

我国流动人口2.45亿 (China has a migrant population of 245 million)
People’s Daily, November 19, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1119/c1001-26049933.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Urumqi High Court to rule on jailed Uyghur scholar's appeal behind closed doors
Radio Free Asia, November 19, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/appeal-11192014103341.html

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

The Great Firewall’s latest victims demonstrate its stubborn flaw
Quartz, November 18, 2014
http://qz.com/297956/

中国被指再封数千网站 (China allegedly blocks thousands more websites)
Voice of America, November 18, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-blocks-thousands-more-websites-20141118/2524233.html

首届世界互联网大会明乌镇开幕 聚焦网络安全反恐 (China to host first World Internet Conference tomorrow in Wuzhen, focusing on cyber security and counterterrorism)
South China Morning Post, November 18, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/42592/shou-jie-shi-jie-hu-lian-wang-da-hui-ming-wu-zhen-kai-mu-ju-jiao-wang-luo-quan-fan-kong

Related
China blocks websites in “censorship campaign” ahead of major internet conference
The Guardian, November 18, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/18/china-blocks-access-websites-before-hosting-world-internet-conference

Corruption (腐败)

解放军反腐压力增加,海军副政委跳楼身亡 (As anti-corruption efforts intensify, deputy political commissar of the navy leaps to his death)
Voice of America, November 18, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/pla-navy-official-suicide-20141117/2523234.html

Education (教育)

211、985高校拿走全国七成政府科研经费 (University projects “211” and “985” sap 70% of government research fund)
Southern Metropolis Daily, November 18, 2014
http://epaper.nandu.com/epaper/A/html/2014-11/18/content_3345727.htm?div=-1

Hong Kong (香港)

解放军被曝在香港设电子情报监听站 (PLA’s intelligence monitoring station in Hong Kong exposed)
Radio Free Asia, November 18, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/junshiwaijiao/nu-11172014100400.html

学联再有成员被禁止入境内地 占领者设民意墙向中央发声 (More HKFS members denied entry to mainland, protesters create public opinion wall directed at the Chinese government)
Radio Free Asia, November 18, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/xl2-11172014095420.html

Hong Kong protesters should consider ending blockades, says Occupy Central leader
South China Morning Post, November 18, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1642900/hong-kong-protesters-should-consider-ending-blockades-says-occupy

香港警方开始清场 (Hong Kong police start to clear barricades)
Deutsche Welle, November 18, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1Doyq

Related
Hong Kong clears part of protest site - with help of protesters
Reuters, November 18, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/18/us-hongkong-china-idUSKCN0J204G20141118

Information Control (信息控制)

China to try journalist for “leaking secrets” in secret trial
Radio Free Asia, November 18, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/trial-11182014104934.html

Rule of Law (法治)

中纪委:少数“红头文件”突破了法律规定 (CPC’s Central Commission for Discipline Inspection: some “red-head documents”—orders from highest gov’t levels—break the law)
The Beijing News, November 18, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/11/18/342029.html

Tibet (西藏)

西藏一尼姑庵拒绝谴责达赖喇嘛 26名尼姑被驱逐
26 Expelled after Tibetan nunnery refuses to denounce Dalai Lama
Voice of America, November 18, 2014
CH: http://www.voachinese.com/content/tibet-nuns-20141117/2523977.html
EN: http://www.voanews.com/content/twenty-six-expelled-after-tibetan-nunnery-refuses-to-denounce-dalai-lama/2523557.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Thailand is searching for scores of Uighurs who fled China
The New York Times, November 18, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/19/world/asia/thailand-is-searching-for-scores-of-uighurs-who-fled-china.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

It's still not too late for Occupy to end well
South China Morning Post, November 18, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1643030/its-still-not-too-late-occupy-end-well

Monday, November 17, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

中国全球“猎狐”:288名贪腐嫌犯落网 (288 suspects caught in China’s anti-corruption “fox hunt” )
Deutsche Welle, November 17, 2014
http://www.dw.de/中国全球猎狐288名贪腐嫌犯落网/a-18069498?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Related:
China's “Fox Hunt” grabs 288 suspects in worldwide anti-graft net
Reuters, November 17, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/17/us-china-corruption-idUSKCN0J118Z20141117

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong warns it may clear part of protest site
The New York Times, November 17, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/18/world/asia/hong-kong-warns-it-may-clear-part-of-protest-site.html

Related:
Hong Kong police set to clear Occupy protesters “this week”
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1641645/hong-kong-police-set-clear-occupy-protesters-week

香港学联代表回乡证被注销赴京受阻 (With “Home Return Permits” revoked, HKFS representatives denied access to Beijing)
Voice of America, November 15, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/hkfs-members-flew-to-beijing-20141115/2521354.html

Related:
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy student leaders refused entry to Beijing
Time, November 17, 2014
http://time.com/3585254/hong-kong-students-hkfs-occupy-umbrella-revolution-beijing/

社评:香港学联再演“进京上访”苦肉计 (Editorial: HKFS plays the “petition Beijing” card to win sympathy)
Global Times, November 17, 2014
http://opinion.huanqiu.com/editorial/2014-11/5203278.html

毕业典礼现黄伞 占中民意有变化 (Students open yellow umbrellas during HK Baptist University commencement as some polls show support for Occupy is waning)
Deutsche Welle, November 17, 2014
http://www.dw.de/毕业典礼现黄伞-占中民意有变化/a-18069420?maca=chi-rss-chi-all-1127-rdf

Related:
香港居民对示威活动支持下降 但也不满意政府的反应—调查
Support for Hong Kong street protests wanes ahead of expected clearance: poll
Reuters, November 17, 2014
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKCS0J10ED20141117?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/17/us-hongkong-china-idUSKCN0IZ0AO20141117

Watch: Student refused diploma after opening yellow umbrella during graduation ceremony
Shanghaiist, November 17, 2014
http://shanghaiist.com/2014/11/17/yellow_umbrella_graduation.php

Hong Kong families split over support for Occupy Central protest
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1641584/hong-kong-families-split-over-support-occupy-central-protest

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Ilham Tohti's students to stand trial “soon” in China's Xinjiang
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/students-11172014110119.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

反腐败不能搞运动,要靠制度建设 (Anti-corruption is not a movement, needs institutionalization)
The New York Times, November 17, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141117/cc17wuwei37/

Friday, November 14, 2014

Children (儿童)

Disabled couple walks 500 kilometres to raise money for children's education
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1639898/disabled-couple-walks-500-kilometres-raise-money-childrens-education

Corruption (腐败)

中国反腐“有的放矢” (China’s “selective” anti-corruption measures)
Radio Free Asia, November 14, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/jingmao/cyl-11132014104105.html

Related:
Why China is torpedoing the G20’s corruption initiative
Business Spectator, November 14, 2014
http://www.businessspectator.com.au/article/2014/11/14/asia/why-china-torpedoing-g20s-corruption-initiative

Education (教育)

教育部:有些高校偏重西方法学理论 缺乏鉴别批判 (China’s Ministry of Education: some universities put too much focus on Western legal theories, lack critical judgment)
The Beijing News, November 14, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/11/14/341410.html

Environment (环境)

双11后遗症集中爆发 快递垃圾造成浪费和污染令人担忧 (Shipping package trash from Singles Day shopping frenzy raises environmental concerns)
China National Radio, November 14, 2014
http://china.cnr.cn/ygxw/201411/t20141114_516778518.shtml

Hong Kong (香港)

Rescuing protest artwork from Hong Kong’s streets
The New York Times, November 14, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/15/world/asia/rescuing-protest-artwork-from-hong-kongs-streets.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=1

Hong Kong High Court order sets up clearance attempt at Occupy Mong Kok next week
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1639779/high-court-order-sets-clearance-attempt-occupy-mong-kok-next-week

美议员担心香港自治不保 启动修法 (U.S. legislators announce congressional bill to support Hong Kong’s human rights and political development)
Voice of America, November 14, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/us-congress-20141113/2519503.html

Related:
U.S.lawmakers announce bill supporting Hong Kong “freedom and democracy”
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1639640/us-lawmakers-announce-bill-supporting-hong-kong-freedom-and-democracy

香港学联宣布派代表周六赴北京争取民主 (HKFS announces it will send representatives to Beijing to fight for democracy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 14, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141113_hk_students_beijing

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

A surprising rapprochement between China and the U.S.
The New Yorker, November 12, 2014
http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/surprising-rapprochement-china-u-s

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

广东雷州数千村民抗议强征土地 警察抓捕2人遭村民围堵 (Thousands of Guangdong villagers protest against land seizures, 2 arrested)
Radio Free Asia, November 13, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-11132014102949.html

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

习近平:民主未必仅仅体现在一人一票直选上 (Xi to Obama: democracy doesn’t have to be “one person, one vote”)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 14, 2014
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20141114/news_20141114_55_1053589.htm

Related:
习奥瀛台夜话全记录:聊到深夜11点才分手 (Full transcript of Xi Jinping and Obama’s conversation at Zhongnanhai)
Haiwai Net, November 14, 2014
http://opinion.haiwainet.cn/n/2014/1114/c353596-21378549.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China identifies “dozens” of Uighurs in Thailand: report
Reuters, November 14, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/14/us-china-thailand-uighur-idUSKCN0IY0R120141114?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

《环时》回应《纽时》:勿把自己看得那么普世 (Global Times to New York Times: shouldn’t consider yourself such an upholder of universal values)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 14, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141114_globaltimes_nyt_reax

Related:
环球时报:纽约时报该用为什么问自己 (Global Times: The New York Times should ask itself “why”)
Global Times, November 14, 2014
http://world.huanqiu.com/article/2014-11/5201941.html

中国言“新常态”为时尚早 (China’s claim of “new normal” is premature)
Financial Times, November 14, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001059132

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

淘宝网店因隐晦支持艾未未被迫关闭
An online store whose T-shirts tacitly support Ai Weiwei is shut down
The New York Times, November 13, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141113/c13taobao/dual/

美记者签证被拒 习近平称要自身找原因 (Xin Jinping: U.S. news outlets’ Chinese visas problems are organizations’ own fault)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 13, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2014/11/141112_china_us_media_visa

Related:
Chinese President Xi Jinping blames news outlets for visa problems in China
The Washington Post, November 12, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wemple/wp/2014/11/12/chinese-president-xi-jinping-blames-news-outlets-for-visa-problems-in-china/

See the video:
Obama Has priceless reaction after Chinese President shuts down reporter
BuzzFeed, November 12, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wemple/wp/2014/11/12/chinese-president-xi-jinping-blames-news-outlets-for-visa-problems-in-china/

Children (儿童)

国内首部关注儿童性侵电影今日上线 (China’s first movie on child sex abuse premiers today)
The Beijing News, November 13,2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/11/13/341220.html

Related:
Free film “The Secret Tree” highlights plight of child sex abuse victims
South China Morning Post, November 13,2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1638408/free-film-secret-tree-highlights-plight-child-sex-abuse-victims

Environment (环境)

China’s climate change plan raises questions
The New York Times, November 12, 2014
linhttp://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/13/world/asia/climate-change-china-xi-jinping-obama-apec.htmlk

Hong Kong (香港)

Occupy marshals arrested after restraining Jimmy Lai attackers join protest march
South China Morning Post, November 13, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1638941/occupy-central-marshals-arrested-fighting-join-march-protest-charges

President Obama denies U.S. supported Hong Kong protesters
The Independent, November 12, 2014
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/president-obama-denies-us-supported-hong-kong-protesters-9856808.html

Attackers throw rotten animal organs at HK media tycoon
Channel News Asia, November 12, 2014
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/attackers-throw-rotten/1468784.html

High Court rejects appeal bid against Occupy site clearance order
South China Morning Post, November 7, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1638384/occupy-site-clearance-may-not-occur-till-next-week

习近平抨击香港抗议活动“违法”
Xi slams ‘illegal’ Hong Kong protests
Financial Times, November 13, 2014
CH:http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001059100
EN: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/6a63561c-6a51-11e4-bfb4-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3Iy8ZqE2z

International Relations (国际关系)

China takes carrot-and-stick approach to dealing with neighbors
The Wall Street Journal, November 13, 2014
https://www.google.com/search?q=China+Takes+Carrot-and-Stick+Approach+to+Dealing+With+Neighbors

Rule of Law (法治)

China's Reforms: law without rights or law without substance?
Huffington Post, November 11, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ryan-mitchell/chinas-reforms-law-withou_b_6137144.html

Women (妇女)

浙江杭州:一女大学生状告企业“只招男生”胜诉
Chinese woman wins sexual-discrimination case
Xinhua, November 13, 2014
CH:http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2014-11/13/c_1113239738.htm
EN: http://english.sina.com/china/2014/1113/754169.html

中国女子高等院校联盟成立 (Chinese women's colleges form alliance to eliminate gender discrimination in employment through legislation)
Xinhua, November 13, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/2014-11/13/c_1113239761.htm

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

回应习近平
A response to President Xi Jinping
The New York Times, November 13, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20141113/c13editorial/dual/

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China’s anti-corruption push may drive wealthy overseas
Financial Times, November 11, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/cb9308f2-6983-11e4-8f4f-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3Iqdf675r

Cyber security (网络安全)

State-sponsored hackers target human rights groups, study says
The Globe and Mail, November 11, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/state-sponsored-hackers-target-human-rights-groups-study-says/article21529014/

Environment (环境)

中美气候变化联合声明 ((U.S., China make joint announcement on climate change agreement)
Xinhua, November 12, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/2014-11/12/c_1113221744.htm

Related:
US and China strike deal on carbon cuts in push for global climate change pact
The Guardian, November 12, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/nov/12/china-and-us-make-carbon-pledge

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong police get ready to clear occupy protest sites
The Wall Street Journal, November 12, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/11/12/hong-kong-police-get-ready-to-clear-occupy-protest-sites/?mod=chinablog

Hong Kong protesters to occupy British consulate over “lack of UK government support”
Telegraph November 12, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/11224909/Hong-Kong-protesters-to-occupy-British-consulate-over-lack-of-UK-government-support.html

Information Control (信息控制)

中国官方提高反西方言论调门
China turns up the rhetoric against the West
The New York Times, November 12, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141112/c12beijing/dual/

习近平望“APEC蓝”持续 雾霾重临当局屏蔽数据“保蓝天”(China censors air quality data after Beijing fails to maintain “APEC Blue” skies)
Radio Free Asia, November 11, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yf2-11112014101530.html

Related:
China blocks smog data after failing to clean skies before APEC
The Guardian, November 12, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/nov/12/china-and-us-make-carbon-pledge

International Human Rights (国际人权)

China's president claims progress on human rights
Associated Press, November 12, 2014
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/chinas-president-claims-progress-human-rights-26849374

International Relations (国际关系)

Beijing aims to blunt Western influence in China
The Wall Street Journal, November 12, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB12749693127881543319304580270521425499574.html

U.S. and China agree more cooperation but differ over Hong Kong protests
The Guardian, November 12, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2014/nov/12/us-china-stress-cooperation-differ-hong-kong-protests

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

湖南上千国企下岗工人堵政府维权 (Thousand laid-off state-owned enterprise workers demand adequate compensation in front of government building)
Radio Free Asia, November 12, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl1-11112014101620.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

二审不开庭 伊力哈木上诉无望 (No court hearing for Ilham Tohti’s second instance trial, poor prospects for appeal)
Voice of America, November 11, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/ilham-trial-20141111/2515948.html

新疆22人因非法讲经等罪名获刑
22 sentenced to prison in ethnically split Chinese region of Xinjiang
The New York Times, November 12, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141112/c12xinjiang/dual/

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

从谣言看中国国情 (Mao Yushi: Chinese people’s reaction to rumors reveals much about national conditions)
Financial Times, November 12, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001059024

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

北京反腐败宣言 (全文) (Beijing Anti-corruption Declaration: Full Text)
People’s Daily, November 10, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1109/c1001-25999055.html

陕西一村委会举债70万修雕塑 称不搞面子难要拨款(Australia considers anti-corruption extradition treaty with China)
Deutsche Welle, November 10, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DjwX

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

长沙查获3400万只假避孕套 案值达2.3亿元 (34 million fake condoms worth RMB 230 million seized in Changsha)
Xinhua, November 11, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2014-11/10/c_127196459.htm

Related
34 million fake condoms seized in China amid scare of AIDS
Times of India, November 9, 2014
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/china/34-million-fake-condoms-seized-in-China-amid-scare-of-AIDS/articleshow/45090834.cms

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong protesters carry out “yellow ribbon” march
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 9, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29975423

China Backs CY Leung’s Handling of Hong Kong Protests
The Wall Street Journal, November 9, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/china-backs-cy-leungs-handling-of-hong-kong-protests-1415528122

Xi Supports Hong Kong democracy “within law,” Leung says
Bloomberg, November 9, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-08/hong-kong-former-leader-tells-protesters-to-go-home-now.html

Hong Kong farmers protest over tycoon land grab
Channel News Asia, November 9, 2014
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/hong-kong-farmers-protest/1462612.html

香港前特首董建华组织智库 冀助政改通过及促使占领运动早日结束 (Former HK chief Tung Chee-hwa launches think tank to assist political reform)
Reuters, November 10, 2014
http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKCS0IU0EB20141110?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

Police can arrest protesters who obstruct bailiffs, Hong Kong's High Court rules
South China Morning Post, November 10, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1636737/police-could-move-mong-kok-occupy-camp-wednesday-after-court-renews

Hong Kong rejects talks after court rules against protest
Bloomberg, November 11, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-10/hong-kong-court-ratchets-up-pressure-to-clear-protesters.html

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong politician, says protesters will soon be arrested
CBC News, November 11, 2014
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/carrie-lam-hong-kong-politician-says-protesters-will-soon-be-arrested-1.2830838

调查:港人对普通话抗拒感创新高 (Survey: Hong Kongers’ resistance to Mandarin at new high)
South China Morning Post, November 10, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/42050/diao-cha-gang-ren-dui-pu-tong-hua-kang-ju-gan-chuang-xin-gao

Related:
香港自认中国人比率不足一成创新低 (Fewer than 10% Hong Kongers self-identify as Chinese, a new low)
Voice of America, November 11, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/residents-identity-20141111/2515637.html

International Relations (国际关系)

Stephen Harper raises human rights concerns with Chinese President Xi Jinping
CBC News, November 9, 2014
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/stephen-harper-raises-human-rights-concerns-with-chinese-president-xi-jinping-1.2829146

北京市民被迫为APEC顾全“大局”
In Beijing, clearer views hide real life
The New York Times, November 10, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141110/c10beijing/dual/

China targets “hostile foreign forces” in crescendo of accusations
The Christian Science Monitor, November 9, 2014
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-Pacific/2014/1109/China-targets-hostile-foreign-forces-in-crescendo-of-accusations

Apec restrictions “worse than prison”: China dissident Hu Jia
The Straits Times, November 11, 2014
http://www.straitstimes.com/news/asia/east-asia/story/apec-restrictions-worse-prison-china-dissident-hu-jia-20141107

Changing China
CBS News, November 10, 2014
http://www.cbsnews.com/feature/changing-china/

Internet (互联网)

中国政府又要整治网络视频 (China to launch another clean-up online videos)
Radio Free Asia, November 10, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/cyl-11072014115148.html

Labor (劳工)

China's high employment cause for short-term comfort, long-term concern
Reuters, November 9, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/09/us-china-unemployment-idUSKCN0IT0V320141109

Population (人口)

中国单独二孩政策并未达到预期效果 (China’s policy of allowing second child if one parent is single child does not achieve desired results)
Radio Free Asia, November 11, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/xql-11102014104602.html

Religion (宗教)

The rise of Christianity in China
Financial Times, November 7, 2014
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/a6d2a690-6545-11e4-91b1-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3IbcLFPXr

Society (社会)

毕业后失业:中国“无产阶级知识分子”(Unemployed university graduates become China’s “proletarian intellectuals” )
Deutsche Welle, November 10, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DgXo

内地人生活满意度与英德相当 但不乐于助人 (Report: Chinese mainlanders as satisfied with life as British and Germans, but unwilling to help others)
Cankao Xiaoxi, November 11, 2014
http://china.cankaoxiaoxi.com/2014/1111/559845.shtml

Women (妇女)

U.N. women's rights panel accuses China of harassing activists
Reuters, November 7, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/assets/print?aid=USKBN0IR1WM20141107

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China targets “wild imams” in mass public sentencing
Reuters, November 7, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/11/us-china-xinjiang-idUSKCN0IV0H820141111

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

新加坡给中国的真正启示 (Singapore’s real revelations for China)
Financial Times, November 10, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001059027

文革,中国仍然没有结束的一场革命? (Is the Cultural Revolution still happening in China?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 11, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141110_culture_revolution

Friday, November 07, 2014

Children (儿童)

China police trace families of trafficked babies
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 7, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29947379

Corruption (腐败)

China media: Military corruption
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 7, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29947544

Apec to set up network to track down and extradite corrupt officials
South China Morning Post, November 7, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1633824/apec-set-network-track-down-and-extradite-corrupt-officials

Environment (环境)

精确计算中国为煤炭付出的代价
Counting the Varied Costs of China’s Dependence on Coal
The New York Times, November 7, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141107/c07coal/dual/

Health (健康)

中国癌症患者生存率30%不及美国一半 (China’s cancer survival rate is 30%, less than half of US)
Global Times, November 7, 2014
http://hope.huanqiu.com/domesticnews/2014-11/5195132.html

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

国际特赦促APEC施压北京释放活动人士 (Amnesty International urges APEC leaders to pressure Beijing to release activists)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 7 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2014/11/141107_amnesty_china_hongkong_apec

Hong Kong (香港)

HK protest leaders request formal meeting with Beijing
Channel News Asia, November 7, 2014
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/hk-protest-leaders/1459492.html

习近平认为现在是翻转邓小平“一国两制”的时机 (Xi Jinping believes now is the time to reverse Deng Xiaoping’s “one country, two systems” policy)
Radio France Internationale, November 6, 2014
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20141106-习近平认为现在是翻转邓小平“一国两制”的时机

北京智囊称“占中”危及“香港安全” (Beijing think tank claims “Occupy Central” harms “Hong Kong’s safety”)
South China Morning Post, November 7, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/41925/bei-jing-zhi-nang-cheng-zhan-zhong-wei-ji-xiang-gang-quan

望获安排见京官 学联下午递信董建华 (Via letter, HKSF hopes Tung Chee-hwa can arrange meetings with Beijing officials)
South China Morning Post, November 7, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/41919/wang-huo-pai-jian-jing-guan-xue-lian-xia-wu-di-xin-dong-jian-hua

International Relations (国际关系)

APEC期间北京竭力展现最佳形象 (Beijing strains for best image during APEC)
Voice of America, November 7, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/apec-20141107/2511648.html

”APEC蓝”和党的面子 (“APEC blues” and the Party’s image)
Deutsche Welle, November 7, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1Disn

4-Mexico scraps $3.75 bln China rail deal ahead of state visit
Reuters, November 7, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/07/mexico-china-railways-idUSL1N0SX0CP20141107

Migrants (农民工)

After suicide, Foxconn worker’s poems strike a chord
The Wall Street Journal, November 7, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/11/07/after-suicide-foxconn-workers-poems-strike-a-chord/

Population (人口)

No baby boom from easing of China's 1-child policy
ABC, November 7, 2014
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/baby-boom-ease-chinas-child-policy-26752841

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Animal Welfare and Rights (动物福利和权利)

报告:中国官员利用习近平专机走私象牙 (Report: Chinese officials used Xi Jinping’s chartered flight to Tanzania to smuggle ivory)
Deutsche Welle, November 6, 2014
http://www.dw.de/报告中国官员利用习近平专机走私象牙/a-18044387?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Corruption (腐败)

卫计委回应中国医学会8.2亿商业收入:责成整改 (China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission to launch reform to address Chinese Medical Association’s RMB 820 million in commercial revenue)
China News, November 5, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/11-05/6754336.shtml

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong protesters arrested after clashes in Mong Kok
The Wall Street Journal, November 5, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/hong-kong-protesters-arrested-after-clashes-in-mong-kok-1415244836?tesla=y&mod=rss_about_china&mg=reno64-wsj&url=http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10733299186635963427804580259450556939796.html?mod=rss_about_china

Britain soft on China over Hong Kong crisis, says Chris Patten
The Guardian, November 5, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/05/britain-soft-on-china-over-hong-kong-crisis-says-chris-patten

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

Hard line or soft line? Xi Jinping’s diplomatic choices
East Asia Forum, November 4, 2014
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2014/11/04/hard-line-or-soft-line-xi-jinpings-diplomatic-choice

中国关闭北京城,确保APEC成功举办 (Beijing in “lockdown” to ensure success of APEC)
Voice of America, November 6, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/apec-beijing-20141106/2510452.html

Obama to confront China's Xi on cyber spying - U.S. officials
Reuters, November 5, 2014
http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/11/04/usa-china-cybersecurity-idINKBN0IO23I20141104

Internet (互联网)

Government sweep exposes viruses in Chinese smartphone apps
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1633016/government-sweep-exposes-viruses-chinese-smartphone-apps

网易微博宣告关闭 微博影响今不如昔 (Netease shuts down weibo service, account data can be migrated to new service called “Lofter”)
Beijing News, November 6, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/tech/2014-11/06/c_127183309.htm

Related:
NetEase closes down microblogging service
The Global Times, November 5, 2014
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/890280.shtml

June Fourth (六四)

Guo Jian on his Tiananmen Square stand: "I'm so proud of what I did"
The Guardian, November 5, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2014/nov/04/-sp-guo-jian-on-his-art-about-tiananmen-square-im-so-proud-of-what-i-did

Labor (劳工)

广州番禺7名维权工人被警方以“破坏生产经营罪”刑拘 (Guangzhou police detain 7 workers seeking back pay and benefits for “disrupting production and operation”)
Radio Free Asia, November 6, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/hc-11052014124315.html
Related:
China police detain workers demanding back pay
Associated Press, November 5, 2014
http://www.theolympian.com/2014/11/05/3409053/china-police-detain-workers-demanding.html

Persons with Disabilities (残疾人)

2015年“京考”招录3754人 5岗位招残疾人 (Persons with disabilities eligible for 5 out of 3,754 civil servant positions open in Beijing in 2015)
The Beijing News, November 6, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/11/06/340456.html

Tibet (西藏)

西藏党委书记陈全国要求一手抓反腐一手抓反分裂 (Tibet Communist Party chief: fight corruption with one hand, separatism with the other)
Radio Free Asia, November 6, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/sd-11052014125224.html

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

反腐成APEC高官会关注议题 中美俄共促执法合作 (China, US, and Russia to discuss joining forces against corruption at APEC)
China News, November 5, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/11-05/6756422.shtml

中国司法部称周永康腐败嫌案调查需时 (China’s Ministry of Justice: Zhou Yongkang probe needs time)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 5, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141105_china_corruption_zhou

Cyber security (网络安全)

2 Canadian companies approached by China after NRC cyberattack
CBC News, November 4, 2014
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/2-canadian-companies-approached-by-china-after-nrc-cyberattack-1.2823214

Environment (环境)

More than 40 percent of China's arable land degraded: Xinhua
Reuters, November 4, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/04/us-china-soil-idUSKBN0IO0Y720141104

Hong Kong (香港)

“占中”以来香港警方共拘捕324人 (Hong Kong police have arrested 324 since start of Occupy Central)
China News, November 5, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/ga/2014/11-05/6756383.shtml

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

维权人士叶海燕微博发裸照被拘留
Ye Haiyan, rights campaigner, is detained over photo posted online
The New York Times, November 5, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141105/c05campaigner/dual/

Law (法律)

中国公布《反间谍法》 瞄准国外敌对势力 (China’s Counter-Espionage Law targets foreign hostile forces)
Radio Free Asia, November 4, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/junshiwaijiao/hc-11042014124100.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

China detains petitioners, shutters factories, businesses ahead of summit
Radio Free Asia, November 4, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/shutters-11042014141641.html

Japan warns china coral poachers
The Wall Street Journal, November 4, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/japan-warns-china-coral-poachers-141509888

Rule of Law (法治)

"民告官"信访案件年超400万件 最高法:很不正常 (Supreme People’s Court of China: 4 million petitions against officials a year is highly abnormal )
People’s Daily, November 5, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1105/c1001-25978268.html

Tibet (西藏)

YouTube关闭宣传西藏假账号 (YouTube closes fake accounts propagandizing Beijing’s policies on Tibet)
Voice of America, November 5, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/youtube-china-20141104/2508643.html

Related:
Success! YouTube removes fake China accounts
Free Tibet, November 4, 2014
http://freetibet.org/news-media/na/success-youtube-removes-fake-china-accounts

中共严查忠于达赖喇嘛的党员干部 (CPC to punish officials supportive of the Dalai Lama)
Voice of America, November 5, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-tibet-20141105/2508988.html

Related:
China warns Tibet party members not to harbor separatist 'fantasies' about Dalai Lama
Reuters, November 5, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/05/us-china-tibet-idUSKBN0IP0BA20141105

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China's socialist rule of law still offers real hope of improvements to legal system
South China Morning Post, November 5, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1631895/chinas-socialist-rule-law-still-offers-real-hope

“中国特色社会主义法治”的矛盾 (Contradictions in “rule of law with Chinese characteristics”)
Financial Times, November 5, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058955

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China's farm smuggling crackdown uncovers $1.16 billion in lost tax
Reuters, November 3, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/04/us-china-grains-smuggling-idUSKBN0IO06T20141104

体育领域反腐风暴将展开 盼正本清源还赛场公平 (China to fight corruption in sports sector)
People’s Daily, November 4, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1104/c70731-25969017.html

湖北一镇干部挪用公款近200万元投资被查 (Hubei township cadre embezzles RMB 2 million in public funds for private investment)
Xinhua, November 4, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2014-11/04/c_1113107956.htm

Environment (环境)

“环保税法”形成草案稿 (NPC drafts law on environmental protection tax)
People’s Daily, November 4, 2014
http://npc.people.com.cn/n/2014/1104/c14576-25968670.html

Hong Kong (香港)

HK student representatives plan to visit Beijing Friday
Hong Kong Economic Journal, November 4, 2014
http://www.ejinsight.com/2014104-hk-student-representatives-plan-to-visit-beijing-friday/

It's time to engage, liberals tell CY
South China Morning Post, November 4, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1631363/its-time-engage-liberals-tell-cy

Intellectual Property Rights (知识产权)

三地成立知识产权法院 审理侧重各不同 (Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou’s IPR courts to have different foci)
People’s Daily, November 4, 2014
http://npc.people.com.cn/n/2014/1104/c14576-25968634.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

APEC前夕北京“清扫”访民 上海金钱利诱阻访民赴京 (On eve of APEC, Beijing and Shanghai drive petitioners away with force and bribes)
Radio Free Asia, November 3, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-11032014115701.html

Taiwan (台湾)

马英九政府对《环球时报》批马社评进行反击 (Taiwan strikes back at Global Times editorial criticizing Ma Ying-jeou)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 4, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141104_tw_china_media

Related:
社评:大陆不欠马英九什么,他应自重些 (Editorial: The mainland owes Ma Ying-jeou nothing, and he should have some self-respect)
Global Times, November 3, 2014
http://opinion.huanqiu.com/editorial/2014-11/5188147.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Jailed Uyghur scholar Tohti gets award despite Beijing's intervention
Radio Free Asia, November 3, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/award-11042014030012.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Depriving women farmers of land rights will set back China
South China Morning Post, November 3, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1631165/depriving-women-farmers-land-rights-will-set-back-china?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

只有司法改革才能重建民众的希望和支持 (Only judicial reform can restore people’s hope and support)
South China Morning Post, November 4, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/opinion/41641/zhi-you-si-fa-gai-ge-cai-neng-zhong-jian-min-zhong-de-xi-wang-he-zhi-chi

Monday, November 03, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China to set up new anti-graft office, official says
Reuters, November 2, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/03/us-china-corruption-idUSKBN0IN07720141103

Planning agency tangled up by graft
South China Morning Post, November 3, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1630848/planning-agency-tangled-graft

中国反腐至澳门博彩业收入大跌 (China’s anti-graft campaign a severe blow to Macao’s casinos)
Voice of America, November 3, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-macau-gaming-20141103/2505793.html

Environment (环境)

China is trying to curb its smog problem before the world visits
The Atlantic, November 2, 2014
http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/11/chinas-vain-attempts-to-halt-air-pollution/382263/

Related:
明年起北京将禁止现场搅拌砂浆 年减少粉尘排放7千吨 (Next year, Beijing to ban mixing mortar on site to reduce particulate emissions by 7,000 tons)
China National Radio, November 3, 2014
http://china.cnr.cn/yaowen/201411/t20141103_516712166.shtml

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong’s Tsang says no excuse for law-breaking protest
Bloomberg, November 3, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-02/hong-kong-finance-chief-scolds-protesters-as-they-plan.html

六四领袖周锋锁赴港 支持占领 (Zhou Fengsuo becomes first June 4 leader to arrive in Hong Kong in support of “Occupy Central”)
Deutsche Welle, November 3, 2014
http://www.dw.de/六四领袖周锋锁赴港-支持占领/a-18036106?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Intellectual Property Rights (知识产权)

最高法出台司法解释明确知识产权法院管辖 (China’s Supreme People’s Court issues interpretation of intellectual property rights)
China National Radio, October 3, 2014
http://china.cnr.cn/ygxw/201411/t20141103_516713937.shtml

Law (法律)

Revised law means it's now easier to sue than petition governments
South China Morning Post, November 2, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1630182/revised-law-means-its-now-easier-sue-petition-governments

LGBTI (男女同性恋、双性恋、变性人和两性人)

Tim Cook coming out has turned China into a nation of 5th-graders
Foreign Policy, October 30, 2014
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/10/30/iPhone_Tim_Cook_China_gay

Related:
美国苹果公司总裁公开性取向 中国网民褒贬不一 (Apple CEO’s coming out receives mixed online reaction in China)
Radio Free China, October 31, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/hc-10312014101855.html

Taiwan (台湾)

Told you so: the protests in Hong Kong fuel Taiwan’s distrust of China
Economist, November 1, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/asia/21629514-protests-hong-kong-fuel-taiwans-distrust-china-told-you-so

台湾政府APEC峰会行前再提一中各表 (Taiwan reiterates “one China, respective interpretations” ahead of APEC)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 3, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141103_taiwan_china

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

What China promised Hong Kong
The Washington Post, November 3, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/chris-patten-with-hong-kong-chinas-honor-is-at-stake/2014/10/02/ebc4e9b2-4a5f-11e4-a046-120a8a855cca_story.html