Friday, May 30, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China orders tech ministry to self-report corruption
Reuters, May 29, 2014

Counterterrorism (反恐)

北京举行最大规模反暴恐演习 (Beijing conducts largest counterterrorism drill)
Beijing News, May 30, 2014

Cyber security (网络安全)

China’s sprawling hacking-industrial complex
The Wall Street Journal, May 30, 2014

Disasters (灾难)

29 injured as 5.9-magnitude earthquake rocks southwest China
South China Morning Post, May 30, 2014

Education (教育)

2014年高考报名人数939万人 较上年增加27万 (9.39 million sign up for university entrance exam, 270,000 more than 2013)
Xinhua News, May 30, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

China detains another activist before anniversary
Associated Press, May 30, 2014

June Fourth (六四)

美议员“提议命名刘晓波街道纪念六四” (China calls suggestion by members of US Congress to change street name where DC Chinese Embassy is located to honor “Liu Xiaobo” a provocation)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 30, 2014

China decries call in U.S. to name street after jailed Tiananmen dissident
Reuters, May 30, 2014

Detentions and Crackdown
Chinese news assistant detained ahead of Tiananmen anniversary
Agence France-Presse, May 28, 2014

Tiananmen square dissident fears more bloodshed in China
Voice of America, May 30, 2014

Restrictions, detentions, and disappearances before June 4, 2014
Human Rights in China, May 2014

June Fourth Related Events
美国汉学家林培瑞、法国教授白夏访港谈六四 (Sinologists host seminar on June Fourth in HK)
Voice of America, May 30, 2014

日本大学举办纪念天安门事件“流亡”的电影放映会 (Japanese university marks June Fourth with documentary screening)
Radio Free Asia, May 29, 2014

英国人权团体将举办纪念“六四”25周年活动 (UK-based rights groups commemorate June Fourth anniversary)
Radio Free Asia, May 29, 2014

For more June Fourth related events:
June Fourth 25th anniversary related activities
Human Rights in China, Updated May 28, 2014

Events in U.S. Congress
Tiananmen Square 25th Anniversary Remembrance
United States Capitol, May 29, 2014

Tiananmen Square Protests
U.S. House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations, May 30, 2014

25 years on, mothers of Tiananmen Square dead seek answers
National Public Radio, May 20, 2014

Remembering Tiananmen: the lessons of history
The Economist, May 31, 2014

Tiananmen crackdown casts long shadow over China’s press
Voice of America, May 29, 2014

Twenty-five years on, memories of June 4 loom large
Radio Free Asia, May 29, 2014

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

Why do China's reforms all fail
The Diplomat, May 30, 2014

Religion (宗教)

Church-state clash in China coalesces around a toppled spire
The New York Times, May 30, 2014

Rule of Law (法治)

China’s most-hated official is no surprise
The New York Times, May 30, 2014

Technology (科技)

Open source crypto TrueCrypt disappears with suspicious cloud of mystery
Forbes, May 29, 2014

United Nations (联合国)

China's growing peacekeeping commitment to UN shows shift in foreign policy
South China Morning Post, May 30, 2014

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China promises improvements in restive northwest
Associated Press, May 30, 2014

Opinion (观点)

Only the rule of law can ensure sustained prosperity in China
South China Morning Post, May 29, 2014

China's two problems with the Uyghurs
Los Angeles Review of Books, May 28, 2014

Children (儿童)

涉罪未成年人多来自残缺家庭或留守儿童 (Most juvenile offenders come from broken families or are left-behind children)
The Beijing News, May 29, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

大赦国际敦促香港捍卫新闻自由 (Amnesty International calls on HK to safeguard press freedom)
Voice of America, May 29, 2014

Hong Kong must be alert to gradual erosion of its freedom of expression
The South China Morning Post, May 27, 2014

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Nobel laureate’s release from prison may hinge on his “regret”
The New York Times, May 29, 2014

June Fourth (六四)

美国会通过决议案 纪念六四民主运动25周年 (US House passes resolution to commemorate June Fourth anniversary)
Voice of America, May 28, 2014

US Congress calls on China to free Tiananmen prisoners
Agence France-Presse, May 29, 2014

House debate on human rights in China
C-Span, May 28, 2014

House Resolution 599
113th United States Congress, May 28, 2014

“重回天安门”运动吁演行为艺术 湖南维权人士被刑拘威胁 (June Fourth performance art piece planned; Hunan rights defender detained)
Radio Free Asia, May 28, 2014

专辑:六四25周年 (Special Edition: 25th Anniversary of June Fourth)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 28, 2014

Tiananmen square anniversary prompts campaign of silence
The New York Times, May 28, 2014

六四25周年:香港学生的精神传承(June Fourth 25: HK students' spiritual heritage)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 29, 2014

Activist couple put in detention for commemorating Tiananmen crackdown
South China Morning Post, May 29, 2014

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

新疆召开大会 公开审判逮捕拘留上百人 (Mass public trials and arrests of suspects of "terrorism" and "splittism")
Radio Free Asia, May 28, 2014

China holds public rally to punish 55 in northwest
Associated Press, May 28, 2014

China: Shameful stadium “show trial” is not justice
Amnesty International, May 29, 2014

Opinion (观点)

The Communist Party survived Tiananmen, but does it have the tools to last another 25 years?
South China Morning Post, May 29, 2014