Friday, February 21, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China military to tighten building controls in anti-graft drive
Reuters, February 19, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/20/us-china-military-corruption-idUSBREA1J05L20140220

Education (教育)

调查称:中国农村大学毕业生的失业率远高于城市 (Study finds higher unemployment rate among university graduates of rural origin)
Radio Free Asia, February 19, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/nu-02192014105552.html

Health (健康)

China can prevent 13 million smoking deaths by 2050: study
Agence France-Presse, February 19, 2014
au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/world/a/21563477/china-can-prevent-13-million-smoking-deaths-by-2050-study/

Hukou (户口)

我国今年分类推进户籍制度改革 (Gov't to advance hukou reforms by categories)
Beijing Daily, February 20, 2014
news.dayoo.com/finance/201402/20/54401_110655663.htm

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Wife of China's jailed Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo hospitalised
Telegraph, February 20, 2014
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10650516/Wife-of-Chinas-jailed-Nobel-Laureate-Liu-Xiaobo-hospitalised.html

Related:
刘晓波妻子刘霞因心脏不适住进医院 (Liu Xia admitted to Beijing hospital with heart problems)
Voice of America, February 20, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/liu-xia-hospitalized-20140220/1855325.html

Information Control (信息控制)

哈佛《尼曼报告》: 中外名记评中国媒体审查 (Harvard report surveys China's myraid forms of media censorship)
Voice of America, February 19, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/nieman-reports-focuses-20140218/1854237.html

See report:
The State of Journalism in China
Harvard University, February 2014
www.nieman.harvard.edu/reports/article/103071/Download-The-State-of-Journalism-in-China.aspx

International Human Rights (国际人权)

Analysts say Beijing has little to gain from pressuring Pyongyang
Radio Free Asia, February 19, 2014
www.rfa.org/english/news/china/north-korea-02192014115913.html

LGBTI

湖南答复"拒绝同性恋成立组织":有悖传统文化 (LGBTI group sues Hunan gov't for rejecting registration application)
China News, February 20, 2014
news.163.com/14/0220/02/9LGAA8KA00011229.html

Migrants (农民工)

China's rich beat a path to foreign shores
Deutsche Welle, February 19, 2014
www.dw.de/chinas-rich-beat-a-path-to-foreign-shores/a-17440269

Social Security (社会安全)

两会热词“社会保障”连续五年列榜首 网民呼吁“马上并轨”(Survey shows "social security" hot topic of Two Congress for past five years, netizens call for immediate merging of rural-versus-urban systems)
People’s Daily, February 20, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/0220/c1001-24417570.html