Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Counterterrorism (反恐)

分析:中国反恐能否“内病外治” (Can China tackle domestic terrorism by participating in international counter-terrorism efforts?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 14, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/05/140512_china_anti_terror.shtml

Disasters (灾难)

汶川地震六周年官方无纪念活动 遇难学生家长请愿祭奠受阻 (Gov't did not hold commemoration on 6th anniversary of Wenchuan earthquake; victims' families prevented from paying respect at school sites)
Radio Free Asia, May 12, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-05122014111330.html

Education (教育)

The college entrance exam keeps China’s universities stuck in the past
News China, May 2014 Issue
www.newschinamag.com/magazine/the-college-entrance-exam-keeps-chinas-universities-stuck-in-the-past#id:1671#date:15:41

Environment (环境)

好法律,还须有执行力
The missing teeth of China's new environmental law
Economic Observer, May 5, 2014
CH: www.eeo.com.cn/2014/0505/260098.shtml
EN: www.worldcrunch.com/opinion-analysis/the-missing-teeth-of-china-039-s-new-environmental-law/chinese-environment-politics-pollution-enforcement-legislation/c7s15875/#.U3GVQq2Sxkg

Beijing kebab vendors among list of polluters hit with fines
中国治理空气污染,街边烧烤中枪
The New York Times, May 13, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140513/c13kebab/dual/

Hong Kong (香港)

Study to shed light on sex discrimination: Equal Opportunities Commission
South China Morning Post, May 13, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510799/study-shed-light-sex-discrimination-equal-opportunities-commission

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

维权领袖贾灵敏刑拘后失踪 十余律师联署愿为其提供帮助 (Leading human rights defender Jia Lingmin missing after being criminally detained in Zhengzhou, dozen lawyers sign up to provide legal assistance)
Radio Free Asia, May 12, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy2-05122014120254.html

Activist arrested for planning Tiananmen hunger strike
The Telegraph, May 13, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10826467/Activist-arrested-for-planning-Tiananmen-hunger-strike.html

Chinese activist denied lawyer amid widening clampdown on dissent
Radio Free Asia, May 12, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/denied-05122014135307.html

Related:
Defiance
China Change, May 13, 2013
http://chinachange.org/2014/05/12/defiance/

Information Control (信息控制)

“高级记者”境外发文给国家抹黑 (Netizen criminally detained for “spreading rumors” on overseas websites)
Jinghua Times, May 13, 2014
epaper.jinghua.cn/html/2014-05/13/content_88861.htm

Blocked in China, Facebook considers opening an office there anyway
The Wall Street Journal, May 13, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/05/13/facebook-mulls-china-sales-office/?mod=chinablog

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

Hundreds of Chinese families seek wartime compensation from Japan
Reuters, May 12, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/12/us-china-japan-reparations-insight-idUSBREA4B0VO20140512

Migrants (农民工)

China's young migrants like cities, spend more: survey
Reuters, May 12, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/12/us-china-economy-migrants-idUSKBN0DS0IX20140512

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Police pursue arrests after clash over waste incinerator
The New York Times, May 13, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140513/c13hangzhou/dual/

Women (妇女)

China's growing gender gap: women are not just “leftover” but left out
The Guardian, May 12, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/may/12/china-leftover-women-property-boom