Friday, June 27, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China raps more government bodies in spending probe
Reuters, June 25, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/25/us-china-auditor-idUSKBN0F010620140625

China graft probe uncovers taste for French vineyards
中国公司被指用补贴收购法国酒庄
Financial Times, June 26, 2014
EN: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/1ba61d3a-fc50-11e3-98b8-00144feab7de.html
CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001056932

Freedom of Movement (行动自由)

Beijing muzzles dissidents - by sending them on all-expenses-paid luxury holidays
Agence France-Presse, June 26, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10927013/Beijing-muzzles-dissidents-by-sending-them-on-all-expenses-paid-luxury-holidays.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, June 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

Hong Kong (香港)

香港或迎来10年规模最大七•一游行 (HK may see the largest annual July 1 march in a decade)
Deutsche Welle, June 25, 2014
dw.de/p/1CPqs

Rallying words for rule of law
South China Morning Post, June 26, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1540526/rallying-words-rule-law

Occupy Central poll should be taken seriously, says mainland Basic Law experts
South China Morning Post, June 25, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1540424/occupy-central-poll-should-be-taken-seriously-urges-mainland-basic

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

美两党议员呼吁中国释放陈克贵 (Congressmen call for release of Chen Guangcheng’s nephew)
Voice of America, June 25, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/congressman-speaking-out-for-chen-ke-gui-20140625/1945120.html

中国山东维权记者陈宝成获准取保候审 (Journalist who resisted forced demolition released on bail in Shandong)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 26, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/trad/china/2014/06/140626_china_rights_journalist.shtml

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

China's coercion in maritime disputes is damaging its international standing, US official says
Associated Press, June 25, 2014
www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2014/06/25/us-chinas-behavior-offshore-hurts-its-standing

June Fourth (六四)

香港立法会3小时辩论 六四议案遭否决 (Resolution on June Fourth defeated in HK legislature)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 25, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140625_hk_tiananmen_debate.shtml

Labor (劳工)

Walmart wins China labour dispute
Financial Times, June 26, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/ea334934-fd0e-11e3-bc93-00144feab7de.html

Related:
沃尔玛常德店劳资纠纷员工仲裁请求被驳回 (China panel dismisses labor dispute against Walmart)
Xinhua, June 26, 2014
http://stock.sohu.com/20140626/n401425558.shtml

Primark investigates claim of "cry for help" note in trousers
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 25, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-28018137

Media (媒体)

Media watchdog tightens rules for makers of Internet TVs, set-top boxes
Caixin, June 26, 2014
http://english.caixin.com/2014-06-26/100696042.html

Tibet (西藏)

中国再在甘肃藏区24座寺庙中设立派出所 (China sets up 24 police stations in monasteries in Gansu Province)
Radio Free Asia, June 25, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhengzhi/jz-06252014102714.html

Women (妇女)

Meet the Chinese women standing up to inequality
The Guardian, June 25, 2014
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/25/china-young-feminists-stunts-highlight-challenges-women

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

7•5事件近五周年失踪维人下落仍成谜 维族母亲因长期抗议被捕 (Disappearances after 2009 unrest in Urumqi remain unsolved, mother of disappeared person arrested for protest)
Radio Free Asia, June 25, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/xl1-06252014102027.html

维族学者伊利哈木•土赫提首次会见律师并坚称无罪 (Jailed Uyghur scholar meets with lawyer, claims his innocence)
Radio France Internationale, June 26, 2014
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr /中国/20140626-维族学者-伊利哈木·土赫提首次被允许会见律师并坚称自己无罪

Opinion (观点)

Q. and A.: Michael Tien on why he thinks Occupy Central is a mistake
田北辰: “占领中环”结果将事与愿违
The New York Times, June 25, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140625/c25tienqa/dual/

习近平的第三条道路:新反右之路?(Xi Jinping’s third way: a new anti-rightist movement?)
Financial Times, June 26, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001056896