Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Corruption(腐败)

全国政协副主席苏荣已被免职(CPPCC vice-chairman removed from office, under investigation for disciplinary violations)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 25, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140625_surong.shtml

审计署:中国政府公款为法国葡萄园买单(China Audit Office annual report reveals embezzlement of public funds cases)
Deutsche Welle, June 25, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1CPmP

Counterterrorism (反恐)

Chinese documentary highlights the Internet's role in terrorism
The Diplomat, June 24, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/06/chinese-documentary-highlights-the-internets-role-in-terrorism

Education (教育)

A neglected problem in China’s education system
The Wall Street Journal, June 24, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/06/24/a-neglected-problem-in-chinas-education-system/?mod=WSJBlog

批评孔子学院引发中国官媒强烈反驳(Chinese state media rebut criticisms on Confucius Institutes)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 25, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140625_china_confucius_institutes.shtml

Related:
The debate over Confucius Institutes
China File, June 23, 2014
www.chinafile.com/Debate-Over-Confucius-Institutes

Hong Kong (香港)

Taiwanese Sunflower activists “denied entry to Hong Kong” ahead of July 1 march
South China Morning Post, June 24, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1540299/taiwanese-sunflower-activists-denied-entry-hong-kong-ahead-july-1

Related:
台湾太阳花运动学生指申办赴港签证被拒(Taiwan student activists and scholar denied visas to Hong Kong)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 24, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140624_taiwan_hongkong_student.shtml

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

香港团体抗议逮捕广州三君子 一众乙肝人士吁善待常伯阳(Hong Kong groups protest arrest of Guangdong activists, persons living with hepatitis-B call for humane treatment of public interest lawyer Chang Boyang)
Radio Free Asia, June 24, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl2-06242014095530.html

高瑜被囚已逾两个月 张思之要求见人被拒(Lawyer denied access to detained journalist Gao Yu)
Radio Free Asia, June 24, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql1-06242014095142.html

“我爸是李刚”案调查记者被警察带走(Renown investigative journalist who attended June Fourth memorial seized by police)
Voice of America, June 24, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/china-reporter-20140624/1943758.html

Related:
Restrictions, detentions, disappearances, arrests before and beyond June 4, 2014
2014年六四25周年前后被限制自由、拘留、失踪、逮捕者名单
Human Rights in China, last updated June 24, 2014
EN:www.hrichina.org/en/restrictions-detentions-disappearances-arrests-and-beyond-june-4-2014
CH:www.hrichina.org/chs/2014nian-liu-si-25zhou-nian-qian-hou-bei-xian-zhi-zi-you-ju-liu-shi-zong-dai-bu-zhe-ming-dan

China attacks call to name US embassy road after dissident Liu Xiaobo
Reuters, June 25, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/25/china-rename-us-embassy-liu-xiaobo

Related:
House committee votes to give Chinese Embassy new address: No. 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza
The Washington Post, June 24, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/dr-gridlock/wp/2014/06/24/house-committee-votes-to-give-chinese-embassy-new-address-no-1-liu-xiaobo-plaza

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

US ambassador raps China for arrests of “moderate voices”
Agence France-Presse, June 25, 2014
https://au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/24320829/us-ambassador-raps-china-for-arrests-of-moderate-voices

Rule of Law (法治)

人权观察:中国应该终结对性工作者的任意拘押 (Human Rights Watch calls on China to end arbitrary detention of sex workers)
Radio Free Asia, June 24, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/nu-06242014100508.html

See Human Rights Watch statement:
China: end arbitrary detention system for sex workers
中国: 终结对性工作者的任意拘押制度
Human Rights Watch, June 24, 2014
EN:www.hrw.org/news/2014/06/24/china-end-arbitrary-detention-system-sex-workers
CH:www.hrw.org/zh-hans/news/2014/06/24-0

Taiwan (台湾)

王郁琦强调台湾前途自决 王张会人道探视有突破(ROC minister tells mainland counterpart future of Taiwan should be decided by its people, both indicate breakthrough on cross-strait humanitarian visits talk)
South China Morning Post, June 25, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/30682/wang-yu-qi-qiang-diao-tai-wan-qian-tu-zi-jue-wang-zhang-hui-ren-dao-tan-shi-you-tu-po

Related:
China official makes rare cross-strait trip in effort to forge ties with taiwan
The Wall Street Journal, June 25, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/china-aims-ease-tensions-with-taiwanese-1403706355

Opinion (观点)

Still no redress for Asia’s “comfort women”
迷失在争论中:为慰安妇伸张正义
The Wall Street Journal, June 25, 2014
EN: blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/06/25/still-no-redress-for-asias-comfort-women/?mod=WSJBlog
CH: http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140625/and101432.asp