Thursday, January 02, 2014

Children (儿童)

Social media contest invites controversy with violence against children theme
South China Morning Post, January 2, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1393690/social-media-contest-invites-controversy-violence-against-children-theme

China: Baby-stealing obstetrician faces death penalty
Voice of America, January 2, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-babystealing-obstetrician-faces-death-penalty/1820526.html

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

中国三大乙肝疫苗厂商未获认证停产 (Chinese drug producers halt production of hepatitis B vaccines after failing to meet quality standards)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 2, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/01/140102_china_vaccines_ceased_production.shtml

Wal-Mart recalls donkey meat in China
沃尔玛在中国召回问题驴肉
The Wall Street Journal, January 2, 2014
EN: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303870704579295570378526270
CH: http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140102/bch164815.asp

Corruption (腐败)

China sacks senior provincial official over vote-buying scandal in Hengyang
The Guardian, January 2, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/02/china-sacks-official-vote-buying-hengyang-bribery

四川政协主席李崇禧涉违纪已被免职 (Sichuan official sacked, under investigation for corruption)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 2, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/01/140102_china_corruption_sichuan.shtml

Environment (环境)

Good earth no more: soil pollution plagues Chinese countryside
中国因土壤污染失去大片良田
The New York Times, January 2, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131231/c31soil/dual/

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

Southern Weekly's parent firm slammed for “betraying” free-speech protesters
South China Morning Post, January 2, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1393743/southern-weeklys-parent-firm-slammed-betraying-free-speech-protesters

Health (健康)

The Chinese farmer who amputated his own leg
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 2, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-25211346

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Chinese lawyers call for rights progress as Wuhan activist is detained
Radio Free Asia, January 2, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/detention-12312013133505.html

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

China to open high speed rail link to North Korean border in 2015
Voice of America, January 2, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-china-open-high-speed-rail-link-north-korean-border-2015/1821855.html

Reeducation-Through-Labor (劳教)

马三家劳教所受害者声明索偿 指控劳教期间遭遇非人对待 (Victims of Masanjia women’s labor camp request compensation for inhumane treatment)
Radio Free Asia, January 2, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-01022014103945.html

Religion (宗教)

Report: 8 countries on UN Human Rights Council restrict religious freedom
The Washington Post, December 31, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/religion/report-8-countries-on-un-human-rights-council-restrict-religious-freedom/2013/12/31/20ac8dd2-7244-11e3-bc6b-712d770c3715_story.html

See report:
Freedom of Religion or Belief & Blasphemy Prisoners List
Human Rights Without Frontiers International, December 30, 2013
http://www.hrwf.net/publications/reports/year-2014/458-freedom-of-religion-or-belief-prisoners-list-2013-in-25-countries

Women (妇女)

Chinese women “name and shame” companies they say discriminate
中国女大学生投诉企业性别歧视
The New York Times, January 2, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131231/c31discriminate/dual/

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China denounces U.S. for sending Uighur “terrorists” to Slovakia
Reuters, January 2, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/02/us-china-usa-uighurs-idUSBREA0107R20140102

Related:
中国谴责美国把维族囚犯送往第三国 (China condemns U.S. for releasing Uyghur ”terrorists” to Slovakia)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 2, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/01/140102_china_us_uighurs.shtml

Opinion (观点)

China must purge Mao's ghost
中国必须摆脱毛泽东的阴影
The New York Times, December 31, 2013
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20131231/cc31gao/
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/26/opinion/china-must-purge-maos-ghost.html

Save the shark, save the world
中国鱼翅外交给全球环境带来希望
The New York Times, January 2, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20140101/c01reichert/dual/