Friday, January 10, 2014

Animal Welfare and Rights (动物福利和权利)

Police find dead tiger in S.U.V. in Wenzhou
温州警方闹市区发现老虎尸体
The New York Times, January 10, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140110/c10wenzhou/dual/

Children (儿童)

广西兴业警方披露“留守女童遭性侵案” (Concerns raised as 16 men who lured girl with money are charged with “prostituting a minor” instead of rape)
Xinhua, January 9, 2014
news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2014-01/09/c_118905454.htm

Corruption (腐败)

官员查处密度近30年最大 (Graft investigation at 30-year high with 182,000 officials probed by CPC)
Beijing Morning Post, January 10, 2014
www.morningpost.com.cn/szb/html/2014-01/10/content_266496.htm

Environment (环境)

China mulls national pollution permit trading system
Reuters, January 9, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/10/us-china-environment-pollution-idUSBREA0906P20140110

中国“生态红线”概念不清 ("Ecological redlines" concept still murky in China)
Financial Times, January 9, 2014
www.ftchinese.com/story/001054342

Hong Kong (香港)

香港大学发现赵紫阳许诺民主治港信函 (University uncovers 1984 letter by late premier Zhao Ziyang voicing support for democracy in Hong Kong)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 9, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/01/140109_hongkong_zhao_ziyang_letter.shtml

Information Control (信息控制)

Guardian website unblocked in China after users reported access was denied
The Guardian, January 9, 2014
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/09/guardian-website-unblocked-china

China renews Western journalists’ visas after months-long standoff
Washington Post, January 9, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/world/china-renews-western-journalists-visas-after-months-long-standoff/2014/01/09/fde67b9c-792c-11e3-8963-b4b654bcc9b2_story.html

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

美国批评中国实施南海捕鱼新规定
US: Chinese fishing regulations "provocative, dangerous"
Voice of America, January 9, 2014
CH:www.voachinese.com/content/usa-criticizes-china-fishing-regulations/1826991.html
EN:http://www.voanews.com/content/us-chinese-fishing-regulations-provocative-dangerous/1827142.html

Labor (劳工)

China disciplines 48 for pipeline explosions in Qingdao
The Wall Street Journal, January 10, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303848104579312201882800282

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

Urban renewal (1): New frontiers
The Economist, January 11, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21593461-fate-chinas-economic-reforms-will-be-determined-locally-our-first-article-looks

Urban renewal (2): Not so grim up north-west
The Economist, January 11, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21593505-hub-mining-and-heavy-industry-tries-reinvent-itself-not-so-grim-up-north-west

Population (人口)

Forced abortion highlights abuses in China policy
Time, January 9, 2014
world.time.com/2014/01/09/forced-abortion-highlights-abuses-in-china-policy/

Reeducation-Through-Labor (劳教)

China abolishes its labour camps and releases prisoners
The Telegraph, January 9, 2014
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10561434/China-abolishes-its-labour-camps-and-releases-prisoners.html

Rule of Law (法治)

Xi Jinping’s vision for China’s courts
The Diplomat, January 9, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/01/xi-jinpings-vision-for-chinas-courts/

Chinese president tells judiciary to follow law
Voice of America, January 9, 2014
www.voanews.com/content/chinese-president-tells-judiciary-to-follow-law/1826472.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China officials dismissed over deadly stampede
Associated Press, January 9, 2014
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-officials-dismissed-deadly-stampede-21470619

Opinion (观点)

“Opening and reform” in China
Workers' Liberty, January 8, 2014
www.workersliberty.org/story/2014/01/08/“opening-and-reform”-china