Friday, July 11, 2014

Business and Economics (商业和经济)

China examines state bank fund transfer allegation
中国央行调查中行涉嫌“洗钱”指控
Financial Times, July 11, 2014
EN: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/806ae9b2-08ad-11e4-9afc-00144feab7de.html
CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001057208

Counterterrorism (反恐)

New this fall in China: college course on counterterrorism
中国高校今秋新增反恐怖专业
The Wall Street Journal, July 11, 2014
EN: http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/07/11/new-this-fall-college-course-on-counterterrorism/
CH: http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140711/rlw124017.asp

Death Penalty (死刑)

Self-made Chinese billionaire's suspended death sentence changed to life in prison
South China Morning Post, July 11, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551965/businesswomans-suspended-death-sentence-changed-life-prison

Hong Kong (香港)

The Hong Kong arms of the Big Four have got the rule of law wrong
香港“四大”心目中的“法治”是什么?
Financial Times, July 9, 2014
EN: www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/91d0dcf2-05dd-11e4-8b94-00144feab7de.html#axzz377lqbpma
CH: www.ftchinese.com/story/001057189

港媒爆中央8月否决“公民提名” (HK media: Central Government rejects “civil nominations” in electoral reform proposal)
Global Times, July 11, 2014
news.cnr.cn/native/gd/201407/t20140711_515827935.shtml

China dismisses planned Macau democracy vote as meaningless
Reuters, July 10, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/10/us-macau-vote-china-idUSKBN0FF0H320140710

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

异议人士哈达致函习近平及国际人权机构 代理申诉案律师被公安威胁 (Mongolian dissident Hada appeals to Xi Jinping and UN)
Radio Free Asia, July 10, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql1-07102014101324.html

广州公安成都寻唐荆陵证据不成打伤证人 杭州民主党人被以“煽颠罪”传唤 (Guangzhou police assault witness while collecting evidence against lawyer Tang Jingling, democracy activists in Hangzhou summonsed)
Radio Free Asia, July 10, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-07102014101358.html

Related:
Arrest Notice of Tang Jingling
唐荆陵逮捕通知书
Human Rights in China, June 20, 2014
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/citizens-square/arrest-notice-tang-jingling
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/gong-min-yan-chang/tang-jing-ling-dai-bu-tong-zhi-shu

Chinese activist on trial for trying to visit hospital while under house arrest
The Guardian, July 11, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/11/chinese-activist-trial-hospital-house-arrest-li-biyun

Chinese dream turns sour for activists under Xi Jinping
Agence France-Presse, July 10, 2014
http://www.afp.com/en/news/chinese-dream-turns-sour-activists-under-xi-jinping

Information Control (信息控制)

Access to Google services within China returns
Reuters, July 10, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/10/us-google-china-idUSKBN0FF18520140710

China says iPhone is a threat to national security
The Telegraph, July 11, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/10961484/China-says-iPhone-is-a-threat-to-national-security.html

Instagram’s ambiguous takedown highlights the challenge for foreign apps in China
Quartz, July 10, 2014
http://qz.com/232633/instagrams-ambiguous-takedown-highlights-the-challenge-for-foreign-apps-in-china/

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

China and the Arctic: polar bearings
The Economist, July 12, 2014
www.economist.com/news/china/21606898-china-pursues-its-interest-frozen-north-polar-bearings

Hoping to project power, China finds itself alone
Associated Press, July 10, 2014
www.heraldstandard.com/headlines_ap/hoping-to-project-power-china-finds-itself-alone/article_a68d8380-dca3-563e-b32b-11ea1bf251a3.html

Labor (劳工)

Samsung accused of using child labor in China, again
The Washington Post, July 10, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/news/business/wp/2014/07/10/samsung-accused-of-using-child-labor-in-china-again/

See report:
Another Samsung supplier factory exploiting child labor
China Labor Watch, July 10, 2014
www.chinalaborwatch.org/news/new-488.html

Media (媒体)

China aims to justify new media restrictions
中国政府为新的媒体限制措施进行辩护
The Wall Street Journal, July 10, 2014
EN: online.wsj.com/articles/china-aims-to-justify-new-media-restrictions-1405011057
CH: http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140711/bch104943.asp

Myanmar journalists given 10 years hard labor over report on China's links to chemical weapons plant
The International Business Times, July 10, 2014
www.ibtimes.com/myanmar-journalists-given-10-years-hard-labor-over-report-chinas-links-chemical-weapons-1624226?ft=95p2z

Population (人口)

Birth rate holds steady after one-child policy eased, but there won't be further easing
South China Morning Post, July 11, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551461/birth-rate-holds-steady-after-one-child-policy-eased-there-wont-be

Rule of Law (法治)

Power shift: hopeful signs in China’s legal reform plan
The Wall Street Journal, July 10, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/07/10/power-shift-hopeful-signs-in-chinas-legal-reform-plan/

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

热比娅:愿与中国当局对话,不愿代表极端势力 (Rebiya Kadeer: willing to engage in dialogue with Chinese government, unwilling to represent extremists)
Voice of America, July 10, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/interview-ms-rebiya-kadeer-20140710/1955181.html

Opinion (观点)

Voting in China, a distant dream
The New York Times, July 11, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/12/opinion/yu-hua-voting-in-china-a-distant-dream.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0