Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Children (儿童)

Eight primary school pupils stabbed in China, says report
Agence France-Presse, May 20, 2014
www.themalaymailonline.com/world/article/eight-primary-school-pupils-stabbed-in-china-says-report#sthash.h8vxzml5.dpuf

Counterterrorism (反恐)

China concerned about suspected Boko Haram attack on workers in Cameroon
中国政府高度关注在喀麦隆中方人员遇袭事件
Reuters, May 20, 2014
EN: www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/20/us-china-cameroon-violence-idUSBREA4J0B920140520
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKBS0E104U20140521?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

Cyber security (网络安全)

China bans Microsoft Windows 8 on government computers
中国下令政府机关电脑禁用视窗8
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 20, 2014
EN: www.bbc.com/news/technology-27494650
CH: www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/science/2014/05/140520_china_windows_8.shtml

Environment (环境)

环保部:工业企业搬迁 土壤需“消毒” (Ministry of Environmental Protection orders factories and enterprises to tackle pollution when they close down, move or undergo redevelopment)
Beijing News, May 21, 2014
www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/05/21/317671.html

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

China reinvigorates regional clubs to counter US power
中国重振多边合作抗衡美国
Financial Times, May 20, 2014
EN: www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/a01c11b8-e009-11e3-9534-00144feabdc0.html#axzz32DMFgpf1
CH: www.ftchinese.com/story/001056337

China's Xi issues veiled warning to Asia over military alliances
习近平:中国致力于和平处理领土主权及海洋权益争端
Reuters, May 21, 2014
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/21/us-china-xi-idUSBREA4K02V20140521?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKBS0E106O20140521?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

Related:
Vietnam asks world to condemn China for sea action
Associated Press, May 21, 2014
http://news.yahoo.com/vietnam-asks-world-condemn-china-sea-action-122246941.html

June Fourth (六四)

六四前访胡平:中国专制挑战民主价值观 (Hu Ping: China's authoritarianism challenges democratic values)
Voice of America, May 20, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/june-4-20140520/1918899.html

Victims' families held, watched ahead of Tiananmen anniversary
Radio Free Asia, May 21, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/anniversary-05202014154749.html

Open Government Information (信息公开)

广东教师申请信息公开不获答复 提行政诉讼 (Guangdong teacher brings gov't to court for ignoring his requests for disclosure of information on family planning policy and education)
Radio Free Asia, May 20, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/xql-05202014102608.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

云南镇雄县警察击毙一名上访者 (Petitioner shot dead by police in Yunnan)
Radio Free Asia, May 20, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sd-05202014102353.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China jails 39 in restive Xinjiang: state media
Agence France-Presse, May 21, 2014
http://news.yahoo.com/china-jails-39-restive-xinjiang-state-media-070427337.html

Opinion (观点)

Taiwan can play peacemaker in South China Sea disputes
South China Morning Post, May 21, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1516102/taiwan-can-play-peacemaker-south-china-sea-disputes

China’s pollution challenge
应对中国环境危机需要制度性变革
The New York Times, May 21, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20140521/c21rooij/dual/

垃圾焚烧的中国难题 (China faces challenges in trash incineration)
The New York Times, May 21, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140521/cc21trash/

Cyber security (网络安全)

中国对美国起诉黑客做出强烈回应 (China angered by US espionage charges against Chinese army personnel)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 19, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/05/140519_spy_chinareaction.shtml

Related:
China denies U.S. cyberspying charges, claims it is the real “victim”
The Washington Post, May 20, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-denies-us-cyberspying-charges-claims-it-is-the-real-victim/2014/05/19/4b9a195c-df71-11e3-810f-764fe508b82d_story.html

Education (教育)

Is English necessary? China debates whether college exams should bother
The Wall Street Journal, May 20, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/05/20/is-english-necessary-china-debates-whether-college-exams-should-bother/?mod=WSJBlog

Environment (环境)

657个城市300多个喊“渴” 节水城市建设需加速跑 (300 out of 657 Chinese cities face severe water shortages)
Xinhua, May 17, 2014
news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2014-05/17/c_1110734884.htm

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

武汉多人听佛法被控“煽动颠覆” 刑拘 法师也未幸免 (Activists, including Buddhist monk, criminally detained in Wuhan on suspicion of “inciting subversion”)
Radio Free Asia, May 19, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy2-05192014102953.html

Chinese activist “disappeared” ahead of Tiananmen anniversary
武汉异议人士秦永敏夫妇被带走
Radio Free Asia, May 19, 2014
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/disappeared-05192014154411.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-05192014103044.html

China's rights lawyers willing to pay for progress
South China Morning post, May 20, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1515778/chinas-rights-lawyers-willing-pay-progress

推动公民不合作的唐荆陵律师被广州国保刑拘 (Citizen activist and lawyer Tang Jingling detained by Guangzhou authorities)
China Free Press, May 16, 2014
http://www.canyu.org/n88291c6.aspx

Related:
Two more rights lawyers criminally detained, another’s home searched
China Change, May 18, 2014
chinachange.org/2014/05/18/two-more-rights-lawyers-criminally-detained-anothers-home-searched/