Monday, April 07, 2014

Civil Society (民间社会)

Bill Gates wants China to encourage wealthy Chinese to be more giving
Reuters, April 7, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/06/us-singapore-gates-idUSBREA3509120140406

Cyber Security (网络安全)

南华早报:中国拟与欧盟加强网络安全合作(China-EU to strengthen cyber security work)
Xinhua, April 6, 2014
http://military.china.com/news/568/20140406/18434220.html

Disasters (灾难)

32 injured, 71,200 affected in SW China quake
English.news.cn, April 7, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2014-04/07/c_133242784.htm

Environment (环境)

Dust busters: Beijing to require cameras at construction sites for stricter smog policing
South China Morning Post, April 7, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1466871/dust-busters-beijing-require-cameras-construction-sites-stricter-smog

Super bowl
News China, April 2014
http://www.newschinamag.com/magazine/super-bowl#id:1640#date:20:49

Hong Kong (香港)

Beijing upset after Martin Lee and Anson Chan meet Joe Biden at the White House
South China Morning Post, April 7, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1466666/beijing-upset-after-martin-lee-and-anson-chan-meet-joe-biden-white

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Chinese activists face jail as crackdown continues
The Telegraph, April 7, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10749768/Chinese-activists-face-jail-as-crackdown-continues.html

Related:
Lawyers dismissed or withdrawn in protest of unfair trials of three citizen activists
Human Rights in China, January 31, 2014
http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/hric-bulletin/lawyers-dismissed-or-withdrawn-protest-unfair-trials-three-citizen

Citizen activists on trial 2014: schedule/status and essays
Human Rights in China, April 7, 2014
http://www.hrichina.org/en/citizen-activists-trial-2014-schedulestatus-and-essays

To be a citizen who speaks up and has an attitude: Lawyer Ding Jiaxi speaks from prison
做有声音、有态度的公民——丁家喜狱中谈话录
China Change, April 6, 2014 (English)
Human Rights in China, March 21, 2014 (Chinese)
EN:http://chinachange.org/2014/04/06/to-be-a-citizen-who-speaks-up-and-has-an-attitude-lawyer-ding-jiaxi-speaks-from-prison/
CH:http://biweekly.hrichina.org/article/15691

What is a “Legal Education Center” in China
China Change, April 3, 2014
http://chinachange.org/2014/04/03/what-is-a-legal-education-center-in-china/

Related:
China has obligation to end violence against lawyers
China Human Rights Defenders, April 3, 2014
http://chrdnet.com/2014/04/china-has-obligation-to-end-violence-against-lawyers/

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

U.S. defence chief warns China, drawing parallel with Crimea
Agence France-Presse, April 6, 2014
http://news.yahoo.com/us-defence-chief-warns-china-over-territorial-claims-051903183.html

U.S. defense chief, in first, visits China's aircraft carrier
Reuters, April 7, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/07/us-usa-china-hagel-idUSBREA350PR20140407

June Fourth (六四)

June 4 museum in legal threat ahead of opening
South China Morning Post, April 7, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1466519/june-4-museum-legal-threat-ahead-opening

港民间团体清明献花悼念六四死难者(HK civil society group commemorates June Fourth victims with floral wreaths for Qingming festival)
Voice of America, April 7, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/hk-64-20140406/1887266.html

臨時館經驗 「內地人想看六四錄像」(Temporary June Fourth exhibit in HK attracts mainland visitors)
Mingpao, April 6, 2014
http://news.mingpao.com/20140406/gaa2.htm

Labor (劳工)

Union star rises from Walmart China labour dispute
Financial Times, April 7, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/fb915628-bd60-11e3-a5ba-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fworld_asia-pacific_china%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct&siteedition=intl#axzz2yDZNpX9D

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

Dozens held after Inner Mongolian herders beaten by police
Radio Free Asia, April 3, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/inner-mongolia-04032014170119.html

Open Government Information (信息公开)

廣東衛計委拒絕公開社會撫養費一審敗訴 (Guangzhou Family Planning Commission loses lawsuit over OGI request about family planning fees)
New Express, April 1, 2014
http://news.sina.com.tw/article/20140401/12109446.html

Related:
Lawyer wins open information case in Guangzhou
China Media Project, April 4, 2014
http://cmp.hku.hk/2014/04/04/35170/

Population (人口)

广东省卫计委:外省妈妈可在粤申“单独二孩”(Guangdong Health and Family Planning Commission: non-local mothers can apply to have second child in Guangdong)
Guangzhou Daily, April 7, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/0407/c1001-24840239.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Faithful rally to save new Sanjiang church in Wenzhou from demolition
South China Morning Post, April 7, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1466548/faithful-rally-save-new-sanjiang-church-wenzhou-demolition

广州多人反茂名PX被拘被上岗 民众发起白宫请愿五日过千签名(Guangzhou anti-PX protesters arrested, citizens gather over 1,000 signatures for White House petition in 5 days)
Radio Free Asia, April 7, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yf1-04072014092237.html

Society (社会)

Tomb sweeping gets reborn online
The Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/04/07/tomb-sweeping-gets-reborn-online/?mod=WSJBlog

Taiwan (台湾)

Taiwan protesters agree to end parliament occupation after talks with speaker
South China Morning Post, April 7, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1467029/taiwan-student-leaders-mull-ending-protests-amid-talks-mas-government