Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China's state TV targeted in anti-corruption drive
Associated Press, July 15, 2014
http://news.yahoo.com/chinas-state-tv-targeted-anti-corruption-drive-151250693--finance.html

The implications of China’s anti-corruption drive
The Diplomat, July 15, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/07/the-implications-of-chinas-anti-corruption-drive/

Environment (环境)

In China, Coca-Cola offers extra pay for pollution
The Wall Street Journal, July 16, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/07/16/extra-pay-for-pollution/?mod=chinablog

Health (健康)

Chinese town trades lead poison test results for milk
Reuters, July 16, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/16/us-china-lead-milk-feature-idUSKBN0FK2GD20140716?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Hong Kong, 香港

Hong Kong leader says “mainstream” opposes democracy activists’ key proposal
梁振英称民主派不是香港主流民意
The New York Times, July 16, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140716/c16hongkong/dual/

Related:
学者:人大常委接受港特首公民提名可能性低 (Scholars: NPC unlikely to accept civic nomination proposal for HK chief executive election)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 15, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/07/140715_ana_hkreform.shtml

Hong Kong's leader says Chinese rules to prevail in 2017 vote
2017年香港行政长官产生办法需要修改--梁振英
Reuters, July 15, 2014
EN: uk.reuters.com/article/2014/07/15/uk-hongkong-democracy-idUKKBN0FK0KR20140715
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKBS0FK0Z120140715?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

Civil disobedience movement to launch next month after “disappointing” reform report
South China Morning Post, July 16, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555061/civil-disobedience-next-month-say-activist-groups-reaction-reform

Clegg criticises Tories over Hong Kong
英副首相批评保守党对香港问题保持缄默
Financial Times, July 16, 2014
EN: www.ft.com/cms/s/0/9bea67a6-0c24-11e4-a096-00144feabdc0.html
CH: www.ftchinese.com/story/001057271

Violence and other threats raise press freedom fears in Hong Kong
National Public Radio, July 16, 2014
http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/07/16/331586762/violence-and-other-threats-raise-press-freedom-fears-in-hong-kong

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

中国政治犯再次被国际社会关注 (NGO releases list of political prisoners in China)
Radio Free Asia, July 15, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/cyl-07152014105458.html

Related:
“中國政治犯關注”(CPPC)公告003號 (China Political Prisoner Concern Public Announcement No. 3)
China Political Prisoner Concern, July 15, 2014
cppc1989.blogspot.com/2014/07/cppc003.html#more

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

BRICS to establish development bank, reserve arrangement
Xinhua, July 16, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-07/16/c_126757333.htm

Media (媒体)

China to grant “more” press passes - but journalists must sign secrecy deal first
South China Morning Post, July 15, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1554664/china-grant-more-press-passes-journalists-must-sign-secrecy-deal-first

See Regulations:
Measures to Manage Information Obtained by News Personnel in the Course of Their Professional Activities
State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People's Republic of China (Translation by Human Rights in China), June 30, 2014
EN:http://www.hrichina.org/sites/default/files/2014_ssl_rules_for_news_presonnel_en.pdf
CH: http://news.sina.com.cn/m/2014-07-08/181530488348.shtml

Technology (科技)

中国央视报道苹果iPhone“威胁国安” (CCTV: iPhone a threat to nat’l security)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 11, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/07/140711_china_cctv_apple_iphone.shtml

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

唯色探土赫提家遭便衣阻挠 伊力哈木案半年仍无消息 (Police try to block Tibetan poet Woeser from visiting Ilham Tohti family)
Radio Free Asia, July 15, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-07152014105150.html

Opinion (观点)

“Why did they bother to consult with the public?” Reaction on the streets to reform reports
South China Morning Post, July 15, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554856/why-did-they-bother-consult-public-reaction-streets-reform-reports

Freedom will triumph, in Hong Kong and elsewhere
South China Morning Post, July 15, 2014
www.scmp.com/comment/article/1554684/freedom-will-triumph-hong-kong-and-elsewhere