Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Children (儿童)

China doctor jailed for selling babies to traffickers
陕西贩婴妇科医生一审被判死缓
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 14, 2014
EN:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-25723863
CH:http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/01/140114_shaanxi_abduction_sentencing.shtml

Culture (文化)

Bowed and remorseful, former red guard recalls teacher’s death
宋彬彬为文革中校长被打致死道歉
The New York Times, January 14, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140114/c14apology/dual/

Environment (环境)

China wetlands shrank 9% in a decade
The Guardian, January 13, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jan/13/china-wetlands-shrank-decade

Health (健康)

中国新增H7N9型禽流感感染及死亡病例--WHO
China reports 5 new illnesses, 1 death from h7n9 bird flu
Reuters, January 14, 2014
CH:http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNEA1C12A20140114
EN:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/13/china-h7n9-bird-flu-illnesses-death_n_4589226.html

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

中国的诺贝尔和平奖得主是怎么炼成的?(How was China’s Nobel Peace Prize winner, Liu Xiaobo, “made”? Group discusses Liu’s Two Visits to New York)
Voice of America, January 14, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/liu-xiaobo-20140114/1829490.html

Trial of Chinese activist Xu Zhiyong may be imminent, says his lawyer
The Guardian, January 14, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/14/trial-chinese-activist-xu-zhiyong-immenent-lawyer

Related:
许志永案开庭前会议 民众申请旁听 (Citizens apply to attend Xu Zhiyong’s pretrial conference)
Sound of Hope, January 14, 2014
http://soundofhope.org/node/436840

International Human Rights (国际人权)

US congress to examine prisoner of conscience cases
美国国会将听证审查越南和中国良心犯案件
Voice of America, January 14, 2014
EN:http://www.voanews.com/content/congressional-hearing-to-examine-vietnamese-chinese-prisoner-of-conscience-cases/1829313.html
CH:http://www.voachinese.com/content/vietnam-us-human-rights-20140113/1829386.html

Labor (劳工)

浙江温岭鞋厂火灾致16人死亡
16 die in China factory fire
The Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014
CH:http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140114/bch203550.asp
EN:http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303595404579320102856294952

Despite slowdown, employers in china gave bigger raises
The Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/01/14/despite-slowdown-employers-in-china-gave-more-raises/

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

Q. & A.: Wu Wei reflects on reform, now and in the 1980s
吴伟访谈:80年代与当前改革的异同
The New York Times, January 13, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140113/c13wuwei/dual/

Population (人口)

Uyghur woman forced to abort six-month pregnancy while ill
Radio Free Asia, January 13, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/abortions-01132014185518.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Chinese protesters use steamed buns to voice anger
The Telegraph, January 14, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10570286/Chinese-protesters-use-steamed-buns-to-voice-anger.html

Tibet (西藏)

达赖喇嘛尝试过境台湾遭到马英九政府拒绝 (Dalai Lama’s attempt to pass through Taiwan refused by Ma Ying-jeou government)
Radio Free Asia, January 14, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/al-01142014095703.html