Thursday, July 17, 2014

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

China’s shadow hovers over $100bn Brics bank
金砖峰会确认中国核心
Financial Times, July 17, 2014
EN: www.ft.com/cms/s/0/9bdd1f68-0cda-11e4-90fa-00144feabdc0.html
CH: www.ftchinese.com/story/001057291

Related:
Dispatches: How the BRICS can run a rights-respecting development bank
Human Rights Watch, July 16, 2014
www.hrw.org/news/2014/07/16/dispatches-how-brics-can-run-rights-respecting-development-bank

The biggest challenge for BRICS success? Big brother China
Reuters, July 15, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/15/us-brics-summit-china-idUSKBN0FK2EN20140715

China sends mediator to Israel and Palestine for talks on Gaza ceasefire
South China Morning Post, July 16, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555453/china-sends-mediator-israel-and-palestine-talks-gaza-ceasefire

June Fourth (六四)

Book editor says his firing was linked to Tiananmen gathering
图书编辑称因参与六四纪念被解雇
The New York Times, July 17, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140717/c17editor/dual/

Labor (劳工)

深圳女工参与停工活动遭开除跳楼身亡 (Shenzhen woman worker jumps to her death, after being fired for joining the strike)
Caixin, July 17, 2014
http://china.caixin.com/2014-07-17/100705378.html

Media (媒体)

Advice for journalists in China: Hire a lawyer
The Telegraph, July 17, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10971707/Advice-for-journalists-in-China-Hire-a-lawyer.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和情愿)

Twelve Chinese petitioners in pesticide suicide bid
北京一日两起12人喝农药自杀 分别发生派出所内及报社门外
Radio Free Asia, July 16, 2014
EN: www.rfa.org/english/news/china/suicide-07162014143830.html
CH: www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-07162014101034.html

Related:
Chinese protestors attempt mass suicide in bid for justice
The Telegraph, July 17, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10972857/Chinese-protestors-attempt-mass-suicide-in-bid-for-justice.html

Society (社会)

Deadly Chinese bus attacks highlight simmering social problems
中国袭击事件频发探因
Financial Times, July 17, 2014
EN: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/491e36d6-07d5-11e4-8e62-00144feab7de.html
CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001057282