Thursday, May 22, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

Former top China JPMorgan banker said to be arrested in Hong Kong
摩根大通前高管方方据信被限制离开香港
The New York Times, May 22, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20140522/c22jpmorgan/dual/

China corruption fight turns on “naked officials” with family overseas
Reuters, May 22, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/22/us-china-corruption-idUSBREA4L0HW20140522?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Counterterrorism (反恐)

China jails 39 in far west for terror materials
Associated Press, May 21, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-jails-39-in-far-west-for-material-sharing/2014/05/21/6e340bf6-e0ae-11e3-9442-54189bf1a809_story.html

Cyber security (网络安全)

U.S. snooping on companies cited by China
中国用NSA情报活动反击美国间谍指控
The New York Times, May 21, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/business/20140521/c21trade/dual/

Disasters (灾难)

4 years after quake, some see a resurrected Chinese city, others dashed dreams
The New York Times, May 21, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/22/world/asia/4-years-after-quake-some-see-a-resurrected-chinese-city-others-dashed-dreams.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Education (教育)

27省份:计生和入学不挂钩 (27 provinces indicate birth certificate not a prerequisite for school admission)
Southern Metropolis Daily, May 22, 2014
epaper.oeeee.com/A/html/2014-05/22/content_2076574.htm

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

新律师申请会见浦志强未获通知 刘士辉被拘多日健康情况堪忧 (Pu Zhiqiang's new lawyer told to wait for meeting with client, concern grows for the health of detained lawyer Liu Shihui)
Radio Free Asia, May 21, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy1-05212014094421.html

Chinese rights lawyer beaten in detention, writer questioned
唐荆陵看守所内遭警踢打 作家昝爱宗被搜家、传唤
Radio Free Asia, May 21, 2014
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/june-4-05212014145424.html
CH: www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql-05212014094205.html

Related:
Restrictions, detentions, and disappearances before June 4, 2014
Human Rights in China, May 2014
www.hrichina.org/en/restrictions-detentions-and-disappearances-june-4-2014

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

China and Russia reach 30-year gas deal
中俄天然气协议将对欧美形成制衡
The New York Times, May 21, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/world/20140522/c22gas-update/dual/

Cyberspies and mincing rascals
The Economist, May 21, 2014
www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2014/05/industrial-espionage

China calls for new Asian security structure
Associated Press, May 21, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/china-calls-for-new-asian-security-structure/2014/05/21/716497ca-e0a2-11e3-9442-54189bf1a809_story.html

一名中国工程师在班加西被打死 (Chinese engineer shot dead in Libya)
Deutsche Welle, May 21, 2014
dw.de/p/1C4E2

June Fourth (六四)

六四真相苦行僧-吴仁华 (Wu Renhua's painstaking journey to uncover the truth of June Fourth)
Voice of America, May 21, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/wurenhua-20140521/1919258.html

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

山西运城发生征地暴力冲突 60余名村民受伤 (Land expropriation triggers violent clash in Shanxi, more than 60 villages injured)
Huanghe News, May 22, 2014
news.163.com/14/0522/02/9SQMOLBF0001124J.html

Rule of Law (法治)

河南农妇被精神病状告警方终审获胜 (Henan high court rejects police appeal, rules in favor of woman forcibly admitted to mental hospital)
Jinghua Times, May 22, 2014
epaper.jinghua.cn/html/2014-05/22/content_90862.htm

Related:
Woman illegally detained in mental hospital and given electric shock treatment wins lawsuit
South China Morning Post, May 22, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1517837/woman-illegally-detained-mental-hospital-and-given-electric-shock

Taiwan (台湾)

4 people killed in Taiwan subway stabbing spree
Associated Press, May 21, 2014
http://news.yahoo.com/4-people-killed-taiwan-subway-stabbing-spree-130144636.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Biggest attack in years kills 31 in China's troubled Xinjiang
乌鲁木齐爆炸案造成31人死亡(更新版)
Reuters, May 22, 2014
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/22/us-china-blast-idUSBREA4L01K20140522
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKBS0E20AD20140522?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

Related:
31 killed, scores injured in Xinjiang “terrorist” attack
South China Morning Post, May 22, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1517695/explosion-rocks-urumqi-wake-xinjiang-attacks

Opinion (观点)

I, too, will stand up for Tiananmen
The New York Times, May 22, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/23/opinion/23iht-edmurong23.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

中俄专家评两国达成长期供气协议(Chinese and Russian profs analyze bilateral gas agreement)
The New York Times, May 22, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/world/20140522/cc22remarks/