Friday, April 18, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China's Xi purging corrupt officials to put own men in place - sources
Reuters, April 16, 2014
in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/16/uk-china-corruption-xi-idINKBN0D20UO20140416

Environment (环境)

China blames France's Veolia for tap water pollution
Reuters, April 16, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/16/us-china-water-veolia-idUSBREA3E05P20140416

Hukou (户口)

专家:2/3农业户籍人口不愿转非农 城镇化埋隐患 (Expert: 2/3 of rural hukou holders do not want to switch hukou)
China Net, April 17, 2014
finance.china.com.cn/news/zjsd/20140417/2340531.shtml

Information Control (信息控制)

秦火火被判3年 法院称因认罪态度较好从轻处罚 (Netizen sentenced to three years in online “defamation” case)
China News, April 17, 2014
news.sina.com.cn/c/2014-04-17/094429952954.shtml

Related:
China releases blogger on bail, jails another amid rumor crackdown
Reuters, April 16, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/17/us-china-blogger-idUSBREA3G04A20140417?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

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

F.B.I. video warns of efforts to recruit American students as spies
FBI警告美国青年别被中国政府利用
The New York Times, April 16, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/usa/20140416/c16shriver/dual/

报告:朝鲜贩毒 中国最受害 (Report: North Korea's drug trade affects China the most)
Voice of America, April 16, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/article/1895082.html

Related:
Illicit: North Korea’s evolving operations to earn hard currency
The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, April 15, 2014
www.hrnk.org/events/announcements-view.php?id=15

June Fourth (六四)

香港一栋商业楼宇的法人代表称将通过司法程序阻止“六四纪念馆”的开馆 (HK building owners seek court ruling to stall opening of June Fourth Memorial Museum)
Radio Free Asia, April 16, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sd-04162014102445.html

Related:
The Tiananmen Square Museum China doesn’t want to see
The Wall Street Journal, April 17, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/04/17/the-tiananmen-square-museum-china-doesnt-want-to-see/?mod=chinablog

Tiananmen exile dies as 25th anniversary nears
The Telegraph, April 17, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10771709/Tiananmen-exile-dies-as-25th-anniversary-nears.html

Labor (劳工)

China's workforce: smaller, more savvy, more restive
Reuters, April 16, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/16/china-labour-idUSL3N0N71LM20140416

Media (媒体)

Scooped: crowd-funding is improving journalism
The Economist, April 19, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21601010-crowd-funding-improving-journalism-scooped?fsrc=rss