Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

领导干部为何难戒烟 (Why it's hard for officials to quit smoking)
The Beijing News, May 5, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/05/05/315665.html

Domestic security (国内安全)

国家安全报告:去年中国境内恐怖活动再呈高发状态 (State security report: terrorist activities in China increased in 2013)
China News, May 6, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/05-06/6140215.shtml

Freedom of Expression (言论自由)

伊力哈木女儿纽约替父领奖 (Ilham Tohti’s daughter accepted the PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award on behalf of her father)
Voice of America, May 6, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/pen-presents-awards-20140506/1908419.html

Health (健康)

Nationwide campaign to promote smoking ban in public spaces in China
South China Morning Post, May 6, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1505796/nationwide-campaign-promote-smoking-ban-public-spaces-china

Sichuan poultry farmer confirmed dead from new bird flu strain H5N6
South China Morning Post, May 6, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1506142/sichuan-poultry-farmer-confirmed-dead-new-bird-flu-strain-h5n6

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

祭拜李旺阳三人被拘 众人守林昭墓前再被清场 (Three paying respects at Li Wangyang’s grave detained; police clear visitors away from Lin Zhao’s gravesite)
Radio Free Asia, May 5, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy1-05052014115730.html

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

China denies making preparations for collapse of North Korea regime
The Guardian, May 6, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/06/china-denies-preparations-collapse-north-korea

After Obama visit, planned naval drills with Russia reported
中俄海军联合演习威慑美国
The New York Times, May 5, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140505/c05naval/dual/

June Fourth (六四)

China detains series of dissidents ahead of 25th anniversary of Tiananmen massacre
The Telegraph, May 6, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10809825/China-detains-series-of-dissidents-ahead-of-25th-anniversary-of-Tiananmen-massacre.html

Related:
京六四論壇 與會者紛「被喝茶」律師被搜屋 胡佳:維穩十年之最 (Participants detained after June Fourth forum; lawyer’s apartment searched; Hu Jia: the heaviest stability maintenance in ten years)
Ming Pao, May 6, 2014
http://news.mingpao.com/20140506/caa1.htm

Scholars and lawyer disappeared after June 4th seminar in Beijing
China Change, May 5, 2014
http://chinachange.org/2014/05/05/scholars-and-lawyers-disappeared-after-june-4th-seminar-in-beijing/

Chinese government must stop intimidating citizens seeking truth about June 4, 1989
China Human Rights Defenders, May 6, 2014
http://chrdnet.com/2014/05/chinese-government-must-stop-intimidating-citizens-seeking-truth-about-june-4-1989/

特写:参观香港六四纪念馆的中国游客 (Close up: mainland visitors in HK June 4 Memorial Museum)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 5, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/05/140505_hongkong_tiananmen_mainland_tourists.shtml

National Defense (国防)

China sentences accused spy to 10-year prison term
广东一男子因泄露军事秘密被判刑
The New York Times, May 6, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140506/c06spy/dual/

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Residents in Chinese city march to protest giant waste project
杭州居民连月抗议建造垃圾焚烧场
Radio Free Asia, May 6, 2014
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/protest-05052014132413.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yf1-05052014082601.html

广州数百人堵路抗议建垃圾厂污染环境 (Hundreds block streets in Guangzhou to protest waste factory construction)
Radio Free Asia, May 5, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/ql2-05052014080034.html

Reeducation-Through-Labor (劳教)

Petition seeks closure of extrajudicial detention centers
中国法律界人士呼吁废除收容教育
The New York Times, May 5, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140506/c06petition/dual/

Society (社会)

Six wounded in knife attack at southern China rail station
广州警方称火车站砍人事件行凶嫌犯仅1人
Reuters, May 6, 2014
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/06/us-china-attacks-guangzhou-idUSBREA4503E20140506
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNEA450B620140506?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

Opinion (观点)

Sex abuse and China's children
远离性侵,中国儿童需要更多保护
The New York Times, May 5, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20140505/c05zhang/dual/