Friday, January 10, 2014

Animal Welfare and Rights (动物福利和权利)

Chinese man caught with dead Siberian tiger in car
South China Morning Post, January 9, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1401398/chinese-man-caught-dead-siberian-tiger-car

Business and Human Rights 商业和人权

Are Google, Yahoo and Microsoft living up to their promises in China?
Time, January 8, 2014
business.time.com/2014/01/08/are-google-yahoo-and-microsoft-living-up-to-their-promises-in-china/#ixzz2prEKca8h

See:
GNI report finds Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo compliant with free expression and privacy principles
Global Network Initiative, January 8, 2014
www.globalnetworkinitiative.org/news/gni-report-finds-google-microsoft-and-yahoo-compliant-free-expression-and-privacy-principles

Civil Society (民间社会)

NGO发布《中国民间组织发展与公民结社自由现状调研报告》 (NGO releases report on freedom of association and assembly in China)
Radio Free Asia, Januray 8, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/nu-01082014143220.html

Corruption (腐败)

“禁令年” 近八成公务员未收礼 (Survey finds 80% of civil servants did not accept gifts in 2013 as a result of tighter regulations)
Beijing News, January 9, 2014
epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2014-01/09/content_489160.htm?div=-1

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

假肉毒姜牵出46人失职渎职 (Ministry of Supervision investigations into consumer products safety incidents implicate 46 officials)
Beijing Morning Post, January 9, 2014
www.morningpost.com.cn/szb/html/2014-01/09/content_266274.htm

Education (教育)

“Bostonian” elitism in China irritates the country’s other college grads
Quartz, January 8, 2014
qz.com/164597/bostonian-elitism-in-china-irritates-the-countrys-other-college-grads/