Monday, January 06, 2014

Animal Welfare and Rights (动物福利和权利)

中国首次公开销毁六吨多没收象牙
China destroys tonnes of ivory in landmark move
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 6, 2014
CH:http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/01/140106_ivory_destruction_guangdong.shtml
EN:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-25618687

Children (儿童)

Chinese man gets death for daycare center attack
Associated Press, January 4, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/chinese-man-gets-death-for-daycare-center-attack/2014/01/04/8d05b7b8-751b-11e3-bc6b-712d770c3715_story.html

Civil Society (民间社会)

内部管理不全 捐助渠道不畅 造血能力不足 民间公益不能“做好事只有自己知道” (Many public interest groups and NGOs face management, funding, staffing and other sustainability challenges)
China Youth Daily, January 6, 2014
zqb.cyol.com/html/2014-01/06/nw.D110000zgqnb_20140106_2-06.htm

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

Chinese gang accused of injecting dirty pond water into meat
The Guardian, January 6, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/06/china-gang-accused-injecting-dirty-pond-water-lamb

Vaccine father slams official report on babies' deaths
Radio Free Asia, January 3, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/vaccine-01032014164833.html

Corruption (腐败)

中央纪委网站刊文:国外官邸制经验表明官员住房信息需公开 (Central Discipline Committee calls for transparency of government-supplied official housing)
Xinwen Morning Post, January 6, 2014
newspaper.jfdaily.com/xwcb/html/2014-01/06/content_1132353.htm

去年前11月日均110名贪官落马共查办27236件案件36907人 其中贪贿大案占80.2% (36,907 officials investigated for corruption January-November 2013)
Jinghua Times, January 6, 2014
epaper.jinghua.cn/html/2014-01/06/content_53939.htm

Related:
China probes almost 37,000 officials for graft
Agence France-Presse, January 5, 2014
bit.ly/19YdajZ

Labor (劳工)

China says it saw a drop in mining deaths in 2013
Associated Press, January 4, 2014
money.msn.com/business-news/article.aspx?feed=AP&date=20140104&id=17230874

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

北京划一半商品房用地建自住房 或推高商品房价格 (Beijing government to increase affordable housing)
China Economy, January 4, 2014
www.ce.cn/cysc/fdc/fc/201401/04/t20140104_2050422.shtml

China sentences six Mongol herders in land-grab case
Reuters, January 5, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/06/us-china-trial-idUSBREA0503720140106

Media (媒体)

China's oddball demolition king eyes the New York Times
Reuters, January 3, 2014
au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/20593533/chinas-oddball-demolition-king-eyes-the-new-york-times/

Reeducation-Through-Labor (劳教)

司法部官员:目前有66.7万人正接受社区矫正 (Ministry of Justice official: community correction is not a replacement of RTL)
Beijing News, January 6, 2014
news.163.com/14/0106/02/9HSEMVU500014AED.html

Technology (科技)

Why it's so difficult for app developers to take advantage of China's rapidly growing mobile market
Business Insider, January 3, 2014
www.businessinsider.com/chinas-app-advertising-difficulties-2014-1#ixzz2pZwcn0w0

Women (妇女)

收容教育制度下,中国性工作者权利失去保障
For prostitutes jailed in China, forced labor with no recourse
The New York Times, January 4, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140104/c04laborcamps/dual/

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Stampede at mosque in northern China kills 14
宁夏清真寺踩踏事故导致14人死亡
The Washington Post, January 4, 2014
EN:http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303933104579304271374884180
CH:http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140106/bch111102.asp

Opinion (观点)

环球时报:书记百平米办公室,全国决非个例 (Liaoning party official's enormous office exposes a widespread problem in China)
Global Times, January 6, 2014
news.sina.com.cn/pl/2014-01-06/073129167078.shtml