Wednesday, April 30, 2014

June Fourth (六四)

Chinese journalist missing ahead of Tiananmen commemoration
中国记者六四纪念日前夕失踪
The New York Times, April 30, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140430/c30gao/dual/

Related:
六四敏感日前夕高瑜失踪已六日 母子俩疑同遭官方软禁 (Veteran journalist Gao Yu and son believed to be under house arrest ahead of June Fourth anniversary)
Radio Free Asia, April 29, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/64-04292014102305.html

Tiananmen Square: Chinese police try to silence 25th anniversary
The Telegraph, April 29, 2014
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10794880/Tiananmen-Square-Chinese-police-try-to-silence-25th-anniversary.html

Society (社会)

China is hiding how bad income inequality is in the country
Quartz, April 29, 2014
qz.com/204180/china-is-hiding-how-bad-income-inequality-is-in-the-country/

See report:
Income inequality in today’s China
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, April 24, 2014
www.pnas.org/content/early/2014/04/24/1403158111.abstract?sid=3ef61cf9-2820-4854-82ea-a42e17add18d&_ga=1.252535369.1384716248.1396920628

Women(妇女)

Over 27? Unmarried? Female? You'd be on the scrapheap in China
The Telegraph, April 30, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/10786321/Leftover-women-Over-27-Unmarried-Female-Youd-be-on-the-scrapheap-in-China.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China's president says Xinjiang is front line on terrorism, hails police
Reuters, April 29, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/29/us-china-xinjiang-idUSBREA3S0BM20140429

Dozens injured as explosion rocks train station in Xinjiang capital Urumqi
South China Morning Post, April 30, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1501108/dozens-injured-explosion-rocks-train-station-xinjiang-capital-urumqi

Vietnam border shoot-out raises Uighur questions
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 29, 2014
www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27200562