Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China's Xi warns of grim fight against corruption
Reuters, January 14, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/14/us-china-corruption-idUSBREA0D0PN20140114

Chinese army banned from foreign cars
The Guardian, January 14, 2014
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/14/chinese-army-banned-from-foreign-cars

Home of Chinese general raided as officials step up graft probe
Financial Times, January 14, 2014
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/14/chinese-army-banned-from-foreign-cars

Culture (文化)

"文革之恶,光有个人道歉远远不够” (Observers say apologies alone cannot address crimes committed during Cultural Revolution)
Deutsche Welle, January 14, 2014
dw.de/p/1AqFX

Hong Kong (香港)

香港观察:《明报》撤换总编震动港媒 (Hong Kong media shocked as Ming Pao changes its chief editor)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 14, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/hong_kong_review/2014/01/140114_hkreview_mingbao_editor.shtml

Hong Kong’s leader skirts democracy issue in address
The New York Times, January 15, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/16/world/asia/hong-kongs-leader-skirts-democracy-issue-in-address.html

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

刘霞诗作朗诵会纽约举行 (Liu Xia poetry reading held at international writers’ event in New York)
Voice of America, January 15, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/ny-calling-for-liu-xia-freedom-20140114/1830242.html

Nobel winner's wife Liu Xia speaks out from house arrest through her poems
The Guardian, January 15, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/15/liu-xiaobo-wife-secretly-filmed-video-china-poem

International Human Rights (国际人权)

The EU and free expression: Human rights dialogues
Index on Censorship, January 15, 2014
http://www.indexoncensorship.org/2014/01/eu-free-expression-beyond-neighbourhood/

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

Chinese dominance in Kenyan digital migration raises alarm
Inter Press Service, January 14, 2014
www.ipsnews.net/2014/01/chinese-dominance-digital-migration-raises-alarm/

Labor (劳工)

Abuse images put focus on Hong Kong maids
Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/01/14/abuse-images-put-focus-on-hong-kong-maids/?mod=chinablog

Media (媒体)

China media: Tibetan blaze probe
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 15, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-25740589

Population (人口)

Japanese companies relish China’s one-child policy reform
The National, January 14, 2014
www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/japanese-companies-relish-chinas-one-child-policy-reform

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

内蒙古4位牧民因上访被刑警队拘押 (Inner Mongolian herders detained after petitioning against land grabs)
Radio Free Asia, January 14, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/hc-01142014151345.html

Rule of Law (法治)

Struggling for justice: China's courts and the challenge of reform
World Politics Review, January 14, 2014
www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/13495/struggling-for-justice-chinas-courts-and-the-challenge-of-reform

Opinion (观点)

大家谈中国:没有澄清真相的道歉是伪道歉 (Apologies that fail to tell the truth are not genuine)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 14, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/comments_on_china/2014/01/140114_coc_apology_and_truth.shtml

有严格监督,才有为民本色 —— 论如何看待“为官不易” (Robust oversight key to people-centered governance)
People's Daily, January 15, 2014
http://news.china.com.cn/2014-01/15/content_31198788.htm

Chinese officials should stop commenting on electoral reform
South China Morning Post, January 14, 2014
www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1405273/chinese-officials-should-stop-commenting-electoral-reform

This is how China treats the wife of a Nobel peace prize winner
The Guardian, January 15, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jan/15/liu-xiaobo-china-nobel-prize-prison-wife-liu-xia-mistreat