Thursday, July 03, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China looks to Hong Kong graft fighter amid anti-bribery drive
Bloomberg, July 2, 2014
www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-01/china-looks-to-hong-kong-graft-fighter-amid-anti-bribery-drive.html

Education (教育)

School dropouts in rural China could be as high as 20 million, says study
South China Morning Post, July 1, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1544335/school-dropouts-rural-china-could-be-high-20-million-says-study

Environment (环境)

The human cost of China's untold soil pollution problem
The Guardian, June 30, 2014
www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/30/the-human-cost-of-chinas-untold-soil-pollution-problem

Health (健康)

Confusing messages for investors and multinationals from China's healthcare reforms
Forbes, July 1, 2014
www.forbes.com/sites/benjaminshobert/2014/07/01/confusing-messages-for-investors-and-multinationals-from-chinas-healthcare-reforms/

Hong Kong (香港)

Huge crowds turn out for Hong Kong pro-democracy march
香港人“七一”大游行,要求真民主
The New York Times, July 2, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140702/c02hongkong/dual/

Police arrest more than 500 at sit-in after Hong Kong stages anti-China pro-democracy rally
Associated Press, July 2, 2014
http://www.newser.com/article/3e4863ab2cba4feab89159e50e2cef3d/police-arrest-more-than-500-at-sit-in-after-hong-kong-stages-anti-china-pro-democracy-rally.html

Special report: The battle for Hong Kong's soul
Reuters, July 1, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/01/us-hongkong-china-specialreport-idUSKBN0F62XU20140701

Related:
Hong Kong democracy march protest seen in timelapse
The Telegraph, July 1, 2014
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/10939048/Hong-Kong-democracy-march-protest-seen-in-timelapse.html

At massive Hong Kong democracy protest, unwanted party-crashers
The Wall Street Journal, July 1, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/07/01/at-massive-hong-kong-democracy-protest-unwanted-party-crashers/?mod=WSJBlog

深圳网民响应香港七一游行发起 “占深”行动 被警阻止 (Police break up mainland netizens' "Occupy Shenzhen" attempt to support July 1 march in Hong Kong)
Radio Free Asia, July 1, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/ql2-07012014095801.html

Hukou (户口)

户改意见出台 重点在农民工市民化 (Guideline on the reform of household registration system issued, focusing on providing urban citizenship to rural migrant workers)
Caixin, July 1, 2014
http://china.caixin.com/2014-07-01/100698285.html

Labor (劳工)

Samsung finds labour violations at dozens of its Chinese suppliers
The Guardian, July 1, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jul/01/samsung-working-practice-breaches-chinese-suppliers

Law (法律)

维权律师王成起诉全国律协侵犯名誉权 (Human rights lawyer sues ACLA for violating the right to reputation)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 2, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/07/140702_china_human_right_lawyer.shtml

Reeducation-Through-Labor (劳教)

中国收容教育30年调查:收教所最多时达200个 (Investigative report reveals that, in past 30 years, number of custody and education centers in China peaked at 200)
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 2, 2014
http://news.163.com/14/0702/08/A04QIPC20001124J.html

Religion (宗教)

China bans Xinjiang officials from observing Ramadan fast
新疆穆斯林师生及公务员斋月被禁封斋
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 2, 2014
EN: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-28123267
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/07/140702_xinjiang_ramadan.shtml

Opinion (观点)

One person, one vote, two systems
FT社评:香港政改应有妥协空间
Financial Times, July 2, 2014
EN: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/6d6cc028-0110-11e4-a938-00144feab7de.html
CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001057028

China-Taiwan relations: big brother comes wooing
The Economist, July 1, 2014
http://www.economist.com/blogs/banyan/2014/07/china-taiwan-relations-0