Thursday, April 03, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

Web of intrigue
The Economist, April 3, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21600163-trial-alleged-mobster-may-hint-fate-someone-more-powerful-web-intrigue?fsrc=rss

Disasters (灾难)

China demands Malaysia ensure safety of Chinese after kidnap
Reuters, April 3, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/03/us-malaysia-abduction-idUSBREA3207B20140403?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Education (教育)

Almost a quarter of postgrad students at English universities are Chinese
The Guardian, April 2, 2014
www.theguardian.com/education/2014/apr/02/quarter-postgrad-student-english-universities-chinese

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

11 detained after protesting “black jail” in China
抗议中国“黑监狱”11人被拘留
The New York Times, April 2, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140402/c02blackjail/dual/

Related:
建三江拘三律师本周期满 人权律师周三往全国律协请愿 (Administrative detention of three lawyers to expire this weekend, human rights lawyers petition All China Lawyers' Association for intervention)
Radio Free Asia, April 2, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql-04022014101152.html

专家:建三江是中国反法制的缩影 (Experts: Jiansanjiang incident epitome of China's rule of law deficiency)
Voice of America, April 2, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/voa-interview-yangjianli-20140402/1884701.html

Post Reeducation-Through-Labor “abolition”: lawyers and defenders monitor legal reform implementation--the Jiansanjiang case
"废除"劳教: 律师和维权人士监督法律改革实施--建三江案
Human Rights in China, April 2014
EN: www.hrichina.org/en/post-reeducation-through-labor-abolition-lawyers-and-defenders-monitor-legal-reform-implementation
CH: www.hrichina.org/chs/fei-chu-lao-jiao-lu-shi-he-wei-quan-ren-shi-jian-du-fa-lu-gai-ge-shi-shi-jian-san-jiang

June Fourth (六四)

天安门母亲推纪念专辑 “六四”永久纪念馆香港本月二十日开幕 (Tiananmen Mothers publish commemorative writings online, permanent June Fourth museum to open in HK this month)
Radio Free Asia, April 2, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/xl-04022014101226.html

Related:
《天安门母亲纪念“六四”25周年专辑》前言 (Introduction to "Tiananmen Mothers commemorative June Fourth 25th anniversary special publication series")
Human Rights in China, April 1, 2014
http://biweekly.hrichina.org/article/15984

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

习近平欧洲演讲:议会制多党制中国都试过,行不通 (Xi Jinping tells Europeans: parliamentary and multi-party system tested and failed in China)
Radio Free Asia, April 2, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhengzhi/nu-04022014114258.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

After protests, city tries to ease fear of chemical plant
中国地方政府针对PX抗议展开危机公关
The New York Times, April 2, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140402/c03protest/dual/

Related:
广东茂名PX项目抗议—市民如是说 (Anti-plant protests in Guangdong--in the citizens' own words)
Voice of America, April 2, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/maoming-china-20140402/1884490.html

Chinese police detain Guangzhou protesters
中国警方释放广州抗议人士
Financial Times, April 3, 2014
EN: www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/fcaf6656-ba24-11e3-8b15-00144feabdc0.html#slide0
CH: www.ftchinese.com/story/001055602

Refugees and Asylum Seekers (难民和庇护寻求者)

China presses Thailand to return Uighur refugees
Financial Times, April 3, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/35bbf33a-bb1d-11e3-948c-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fworld_asia-pacific_china%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct&siteedition=intl#axzz2xpuYAIqF

Social Security (社会安全)

For China’s would-be retirees, the good life may come a little later
The Wall Street Journal, April 3, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/04/03/for-chinas-would-be-retirees-the-good-life-may-come-a-little-later/?mod=WSJBlog

Society (社会)

Berlin unveils new Ai Weiwei exhibition, but artist can’t attend
South China Morning Post, April 3, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1464166/berlin-unveils-new-ai-weiwei-exhibition-artist-cant-attend

Taiwan (台湾)

China uncensored: Taiwan’s sunflower revolution
New Tang Dynasty Television, April 2, 2014
www.theepochtimes.com/n3/596247-taiwans-sunflower-revolution/?photo=2

Technology (科技)

ICANN chief: Russia, China will not hijack Internet oversight
Reuters, April 2, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/02/us-usa-internet-domainnames-idUSBREA311SE20140402

Opinion (观点)

从北京到台北 (From Beijing to Taipei)
Financial Times, April 3, 2014
www.ftchinese.com/story/001055588?full=y