Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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

报告: 中国正改变“不干涉外交政策” (Report: China's non-interference policy undergoing change)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 23, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china_watch/2014/06/140623_report_china_non_interference.shtm

See SIPRI paper:
China’s protection of its overseas interests is becoming increasingly complex
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, June 24, 2014
http://www.sipri.org/media/expert-comments/duchatel-june-2014

MPs’ concerns mount over deals with China to run British nuclear power stations
The Independent, June 23, 2014
www.independent.co.uk/news/business/comment/mps-concerns-mount-over-dealswith-china-to-run-british-nuclear-power-stations-9555613.html

Labor (劳工)

广东7月起农民工失业保险将享受与城镇职工同等待遇 (Rural migrant workers in Guangdong to enjoy unemployment insurance on equal footing with urban employees)
Xinhua, June 23, 2014
economy.caijing.com.cn/2014-06-23/114284344.html

Guangdong labor bill puts HK companies, workers at odds
角力劳工集体协商
Caixin, June 23, 2014
EN: http://english.caixin.com/2014-06-23/100694079.html
CH: http://magazine.caixin.com/2014-06-13/100690126.html

Technology (科技)

China argues for “Internet sovereignty.” Is it a good idea?
中国阐释“网络主权”理念
The Wall Street Journal, June 23, 2014
EN: blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/06/23/chinas-lays-out-argument-for-internet-sovereignty-convinced/?mod=WSJBlog
CH: http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140623/rth175240.asp

See People’s Daily article:
网络主权: 一个不容回避的议题 (Internet sovereignty: an unavoidable issue)
People’s Daily, June 23, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/newmedia/2014-06/24/c_126657238.htm

Society (社会)

Nightmares uncovered after girl dies at Chinese web addiction rehab school
Games in Asia, June 23, 2014
http://www.gamesinasia.com/nightmares-uncovered-after-girl-dies-at-chinese-web-addiction-rehab-school

Women (妇女)

Death sentence overturned in “landmark” Chinese domestic violence case
South China Morning Post, June 24, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1539450/death-sentence-overturned-landmark-chinese-domestic-violence-case

Opinion (观点)

郑宇硕:公投体现民意 北京勿一意孤行(Occupy Central organizer: referendum reflects public opinion that Beijing must not ignore)
Deutsche Welle, June 23, 2014
dw.de/p/1COEZ

China's economic power buys British silence on human rights
South China Morning Post, June 24, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1538926/chinas-economic-power-buys-british-silence-human-rights

The price of Confucius Institutes
The Washington Post, June 21, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-price-of-confucius-institutes/2014/06/21/4d7598f2-f7b6-11e3-a3a5-42be35962a52_story.html

Animal Welfare and Rights (动物福利和权利)

Yunlin dog sellers openly taunt dog lovers: “buy the dog or it dies!” [updated]
The Nanfang, June 23, 2014
http://www.thenanfang.com/blog/yunlin-dog-sellers-openly-taunt-dog-lovers-buy-the-dog-or-it-dies/

Corruption (腐败)

Family, corruption and sage words from a news agency
新华社评令家“朝中有人也不灵”
The New York Times, June 22, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140622/c22corruption/dual/

China charges former senior official with graft
Reuters, June 23, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/23/us-china-corruption-idUSKBN0EY0ZM20140623?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Hong Kong (香港)

In Hong Kong, an unofficial election draws Beijing’s ire
北京称香港非官方公投非法无效
The New York Times, June 22, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140622/c22hongkong/dual/

Related:
香港占中公投投票人数已近70万 (Close to 700,000 in Hong Kong voted in unofficial referendum)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 22, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140622_hk_referendum_number.shtml

戴耀廷:占中公投无法律效力不代表非法 (Benny Tai: "referendum has no legal effect but it does not mean it is illegal")
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 22, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140622_hk_popvote_occupy_central.shtml

Former Hong Kong official says UK failing to defend democracy
陈方安生批评英国忽略香港民主
Financial Times, June 22, 2014
EN: www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/e5501f1a-fa06-11e3-bb9d-00144feab7de.html#axzz35PmxGktn
CH: www.ftchinese.com/story/001056867

Hong Kong white paper a boon for participation in Occupy Central
South China Morning Post, June 23, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538501/hong-kong-white-paper-boon-participation-occupy-central

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

新公民运动成员刘萍之女被限制出境 (Authorities impose travel ban on daughter of imprisoned activist Liu Ping)
Deutsche Welle, June 22, 2014
dw.de/p/1CNvi

Related:
Harsh prison terms for advocates undermine official anti-corruption efforts
当局重判刘萍等三人
Human Rights in China, June 19, 2014
EN: www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/harsh-prison-terms-advocates-undermine-official-anti-corruption-efforts
CH: www.hrichina.org/chs/xin-wen-gong-zuo/dang-ju-zhong-pan-liu-ping-deng-san-ren

广州三君子以“煽动颠覆国家政权”罪被捕 关注团拟组织声援民生观察吁放人 (Guangzhou authorities formally arrested three activists on suspicion of “inciting subversion of state power”)
Radio Free Asia, June 22, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl1-06222014110555.html

Related:
Human rights lawyer, activists formally arrested on subversion charges
South China Morning Post, June 22, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1538009/human-rights-lawyer-activists-formally-arrested-subversion-charges

新疆民主人士赵海通被起诉至乌鲁木齐中级法院 (Pro-democracy activist Zhao Haitong prosecuted in Xinjiang)
Radio Free Asia, June 22, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sd-06222014144707.html

律师与法官据理力争反被拘3小时 百人联署抗议律协修订两部律师法 (Human rights lawyer Sui Muqing detained by court for 3 hours after argument with judge)
Radio Free Asia, June 21, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-06212014115914.html

Jail term of China's human rights lawyer to end in August
Radio Free Asia, June 20, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/lawyer-06202014150012.html

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

China and Greece sign deals worth $5bn during Li visit
中希签署价值46亿美元贸易与投资协议
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 21, 2014
EN: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-27960661
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140619_greece_china_li.shtml

Tibet (西藏)

Two Tibetan writers freed after serving jail terms
四川阿坝州两知名藏人作家刑满出狱
Radio Free Asia, June 22, 2014
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/writers-06222014201707.html
CH: www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-06202014145457.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Cuffed knifeman “apologizes” for holy war assault in China's Xinjiang
Reuters, June 21, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/22/us-china-security-idUSKBN0EX04C20140622

Uyghur language activist formally charged, thrown in notorious prison
Radio Free Asia, June 20, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/charged-06202014162139.html

China Xinjiang: Police kill 13 attackers
新疆警方“打死13名冲击县公安局暴徒”
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 21, 2014
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140621_china_xinjiang.shtml
CH: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-27953164

China detains 380 in month-long Xinjiang terror sweep
新疆近一个月打掉32个暴恐团伙 抓获犯罪嫌疑人380余名
Reuters, June 23, 2014
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/23/us-china-xinjiang-idUSKBN0EY0GM20140623?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKBS0EY0MZ20140623?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

Opinion (观点)

建立反腐的法治根基 (Rule of law is the best weapon to fight corruption)
Financial Times, June 23, 2014
www.ftchinese.com/story/001056858