Thursday, March 13, 2014

Children (儿童)

西安兩家幼兒園長期喂幼兒抗生素 家長憤怒 (Two Xi’an Kindergartens anger parents whose healthy children got sick after teachers fed them antibiotics daily)
Asia Pacific Daily, March 13, 2014
http://www.apdnews.com/news/75840.html

Related Twitter post:
王藏 ‏@wang_zang, March 13, 2014
鞋襠RT@liangxiaojun:RT @na_sheishei:RT @szstupidcool: 父母的呐喊:“我家只要一个娃,你用禁药来喂他。” pic.twitter.com/K0xZEEXOTT [Banner translation: we only have one child, and you feed it illegal drugs]

Corruption (腐败)

China Premier Li says will target corruption, no matter how high
Reuters, March 13, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/13/us-china-corruption-li-idUSBREA2C07320140313?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Counterterrorism (反恐)

New anti-terror laws must protect human right, say legal experts
South China Morning Post, March 13, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1447369/new-anti-terror-laws-must-protect-human-right-say-legal-experts

Environment (环境)

Panasonic offers China workers pollution compensation
松下将向赴华员工支付“污染津贴”
Financial Times, March 12, 2014
EN:www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/9567823e-a9b3-11e3-adab-00144feab7de.html#axzz2vnwnaqrd
CH:www.ftchinese.com/story/001055234

Hong Kong (香港)

刘进图遇袭案香港警方再拘捕2人 已11人涉案 (HK police arrest two more suspects in journalist attack case)
China News, March 13, 2014
news.sina.com.cn/c/p/2014-03-13/084529696935.shtml

Hukou (户口)

户籍改革成“敏感”话题: 控制特大城市人口“关门”非上策 (NPC deputies from major cities evade questions on hukou reforms)
Economic Information, March 13, 2014
dz.jjckb.cn/www/pages/webpage2009/html/2014-03/13/content_87535.htm?div=-1

Information Control (信息控制)

“无国界记者”报告:中国-全球最大的网民监狱 (RSF: China is the world's biggest prison of netizens)
Radio Free Asia, March 12, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/jz-03122014100844.html

中国国家互联网信息办公室被国际组织列为因特网之敌 (Int'l NGO calls State Internet Information Office an “enemy of the net”)
Voice of America, March 12, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-internet-20140312/1869873.html

Related:
China: electronic Great Wall getting taller
Reporters Without Borders, March 12, 2014
12mars.rsf.org/2014-en/2014/03/10/china-electronic-great-wall-getting-taller/

“Internet Enemies” China, Vietnam, North Korea tighten controls
Radio Free Asia, March 12, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/internet-enemies-03122014175502.html

Outburst by prominent party official reverberates online
王岐山批评吉林省委书记言论被删除
The New York Times, March 13, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140313/c13formalism/dual/

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

Chinese premier admits “friction” with the United States
Reuters, March 13, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/13/us-china-us-friction-idUSBREA2C07Y20140313

LGBTI (男女同性恋、双性恋、变 性人和两性人)

The sensitive issue of sexual orientation
China Daily, March 12, 2014
www.womenofchina.cn/html/womenofchina/report/171164-1.htm

Media (媒体)

China arrests citizen journalists for reporting Tiananmen “self-immolation”
The Guardian, March 13, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/13/china-arrests-citizen-journalists-reporting-tiananmen-square

Rule of Law (法治)

对话基金:中国正在用刑事罪起诉政治犯 (Dui Hua Foundation: China resorts to criminal prosecution to crackdown on political dissidents)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 12, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/03/140312_duihua_china.shtml

Related:
A safer, more harmonious China?
Dui Hua Foundation, March 11, 2014
duihua.org/wp/?page_id=8836

45,000 trials broadcast live last year, says China's Chief Justice
The Strait Times, March 13, 2014
news.asiaone.com/news/asia/45000-trials-broadcast-live-last-year-says-c >hinas-chief-justice

Technology (科技)

腾讯微信自媒体被指大规模封号 (Tencent’s WeChat blocks nearly all “independent media sources” in large scale crackdown)
Qiangwailou, March 12, 2014
http://www.letscorp.net/archives/66120

Related:
中国微信火了, 中宣部怕不怕? (WeChat users reach 300 million, should China's gov't be afraid)
Radio Free Asia, March 12, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/cyl-03122014101424.html

WeChat revolution: China's "killer app" speaks to the masses
Agence France-Presse, March 12, 2014
bit.ly/1nlA8ww

Related Twitter post:
北风(温云超, Yunchao Wen)@Wenyunchao, March 13, 2014
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Google is encrypting search globally. That’s bad for the NSA and China’s censors
Washington Post, March 12, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/03/12/google-is-encrypt >ing-search-worldwide-thats-bad-for-the-nsa-and-china/

Tibet (西藏)

China in “unprecedented” show of force on Tibetan uprising anniversary
Radio Free Asia, March 12, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/force-03122014164603.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China deports hundreds of Uyghur residents from Yunnan
Radio Free Asia, March 12, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/deports-03122014162431.html

Opinion (观点)

Referendum in Crimea brings anxiety to China
South China Morning Post, March 13, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1447663/referendumin-crimea-brings-anxiety-china