Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China targets officials who sent families abroad
Associated Press, June 9, 2014
www.sfgate.com/news/crime/article/China-targets-officials-who-sent-families-abroad-5538585.php

China's Communist Party expels former top COSCO executive
Reuters, June 9, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/09/us-china-corruption-idUSKBN0EK08K20140609

Education (教育)

China's pool of potential college students set to shrink
中国移民及弃高考留学人数激增 现体制得益者也对前途渐失信心
Radio Free Asia, June 9, 2014
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/students-06092014172650.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/xl1-06092014101823.html

Environment (环境)

中国民间环保组织启动应用软件 监督污染企业 (Chinese NGO launches app to help citizens monitor and report pollution)
Radio Free Asia, June 9, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/hc-06092014135749.html

Related:
Chinese group launches app to shame polluters
Associated Press, June 9, 2014
www.star-telegram.com/2014/06/09/5884524/chinese-group-launches-app-to.html?rh=1

Health (健康)

41专家学者呼吁全面禁止烟草广告 (Experts call for ban on tobacco advertisement)
Beijing News, June 10, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/health/2014-06/10/c_1111060073.htm

Hong Kong (香港)

Despite critics, China asserts democratic progress in Hong Kong
The New York Times, June 10, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/10/despite-critics-china-asserts-democratic-progress-in-hong-kong/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

See white paper:
Full text: Chinese State Council white paper on “One Country, Two Systems” policy in Hong Kong
《一国两制在港实践》白皮书发布(全文)
State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China, June 10, 2014
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1529167/full-text-practice-one-country-two-systems-policy-hong-kong-special
CH: http://news.ifeng.com/a/20140610/40670427_0.shtml#_from_ralated

Hukou (户口)

北京社科院发布蓝皮书 建议实施积分对接户籍制度 (Think tank recommends Beijing adopt a point-based system for granting household registration)
Jinghua Times, June 10, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/06-10/6261042_2.shtml

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

浦志强律师的取保候审申请被警方驳回 (Police rejects Pu Zhiqiang's bail application)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 9, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140609_pu_zhiqiang.shtml

Related:
Lawyer denied bail after detention ahead of Tiananmen anniversary
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529171/ai-weiwei-lawyer-denied-bail-after-detention-ahead-tiananmen-anniversary

武汉多人听讲佛法被抓 一个月不准见律师 弘法出家人无家属可言 被抓捕无法请律师 (Activists detained for attending sermon in Wuhan still have no access to lawyer)
Radio Free Asia, June 9, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy1-06092014101541.html

结束软禁的胡佳 重回天安门 (Hu Jia's house arrest ends, visits Tiananmen Square)
Deutsche Welle, June 9, 2014
dw.de/p/1CF3f

Chinese authorities now targeting lawyers' lawyers
Radio Free Asia, June 9, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/lawyers-06092014142941.html

“I can take it”: young Chinese activist dragged back to jail
The Wall Street Journal, June 9, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/06/09/i-can-take-it-young-chinese-activist-dragged-back-to-jail/?mod=WSJBlog

Related:
Restrictions, detentions, and disappearances before June 4, 2014
2014年六四25周年纪念日前被限制自由、拘留和失踪者名单
Human Rights in China, last updated June 9, 2014
EN: www.hrichina.org/en/restrictions-detentions-and-disappearances-june-4-2014
CH: www.hrichina.org/chs/2014nian-liu-si-25zhou-nian-ji-nian-ri-qian-bei-xian-zhi-zi-you-ju-liu-he-shi-zong-zhe-ming-dan

International Human Rights (国际人权)

中俄反对将人权、法治列入联合国发展目标 (China and Russia oppose inclusion of human rights and rule of law in UN's post-2015 development agenda)
Voice of America, June 9, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/un-debate-role-of-human-rights-and-rule-of-law-in-development-20140609/1933149.html

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

China takes dispute with Vietnam to UN
Associated Press, June 9, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-takes-dispute-with-vietnam-to-un/2014/06/09/6f987dac-f020-11e3-ba99-4469323d5076_story.html

Clinton gives inside account of US turmoil after helping blind activist Chen Guangcheng
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529141/clinton-reveals-how-blind-activist-chen-guangcheng-changed-tune-after-us

June Fourth (六四)

德媒关注六四 二十五周年纪念活动成头条 (German media outlet takes the lead in coverage of June Fourth 25th anniversary activities)
Radio Free Asia, June 10, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/gr-06102014095637.html

北京女子利用境外网站传授犯罪方法被刑拘 (Beijing girl who used overseas website to disseminate illegal information criminally detained)
Chinanews.com, June 9, 2014
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2014-06-09/141730323112.shtml

Related:
Young Chinese Twitter user arrested for proposing method to spread truth about June 4th massacre
China Change, June 9, 2014
http://chinachange.org/2014/06/09/young-chinese-twitter-user-arrested-for-teaching-a-method-to-spread-illegal-information/

Labor (劳工)

China drops charges against labour activist Wu Guijun
广东检方对劳工维权人士吴贵军撤诉
Financial Times, June 9, 2014
EN: www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/9e029890-efc5-11e3-9b4c-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3468x7cA6
CH: www.ftchinese.com/story/001056647

Related:
Shenzhen authorities drop charges against labour activist Wu Guijun
China Labour Bulletin, June 9, 2014
http://www.clb.org.hk/en/content/shenzhen-authorities-drop-charges-against-labour-activist-wu-guijun

LGBTI (男女同性恋、双性恋、变 性人和两性人)

Hong Kong refuses to allow gay marriage at UK mission
Agence France-Presse, June 9, 2014
news.yahoo.com/hong-kong-refuses-allow-gay-marriage-uk-mission-084838185.html

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

In China, local leaders defy Beijing on reforms
The Diplomat, June 10, 2014
thediplomat.com/2014/06/in-china-local-leaders-defy-beijing-on-reforms/

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

广州万人堵路抗议掀翻警车 不满消防检查强行收缴财物 (Thousands protest in Guangzhou over property confiscation during fire inspections)
Radio Free Asia, June 9, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-06092014101739.html