Tuesday, July 29, 2014

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China Xinjiang: attack “kills or injures dozens”
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 29, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-28539762

Opinion (观点)

Chen Guangcheng goes to Washington
观点:陈光诚先生到华盛顿
The Diplomat, July 28, 2014
EN: http://usali.org/media-entities/chen-guangcheng-goes-to-washington-the-diplomat/
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/07/140728_chenguangchenginus.shtml

Patriotism on the bench? There's not much of a case
South China Morning Post, July 29, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561332/patriotism-bench-theres-not-much-case

Corruption (腐败)

China's Guangdong province removes over 850 “naked officials” from their posts
广东866名“裸官”被调岗
Reuters, July 26, 2014
EN: uk.reuters.com/article/2014/07/26/uk-china-corruption-idUKKBN0FV04I20140726
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKBS0FX04E20140728

Environment (环境)

Chinese plan to reduce coal use could allow increases for years
中国考虑限制年度煤炭消费总量
The New York Times, July 28, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140728/c28chinaclimate/dual/

Hong Kong (香港)

“Terrified” founder decides to shutter Hong Kong pro-democracy news site “House News”
Global Voices, July 27, 2014
globalvoicesonline.org/2014/07/27/terrified-founder-decides-to-shutter-hong-kong-pro-democracy-news-site-house-news/

Related:
Pro-democracy website House News closes, citing political pressure, low revenue
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560104/pro-democracy-website-house-news-closes-citing-political-pressure-low

香港网民发起拯救主场新闻文章库 (Hong Kong netizens launch bid to archive articles on shuttered news site)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 27, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/07/140727_hongkong_housenews_foldup.shtml

“X” marks the spot: Illiterate villagers boost Anti-Occupy Central signature campaign
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560462/x-marks-spot-illiterate-villagers-boost-anti-occupy-central-signature

In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future
Associated Press, July 26, 2014
readingeagle.com/article/20140726/AP/307269870

China denounces British parliament's inquiry into Hong Kong affairs
英国质询《中英联合声明》实施情况 中国表示强烈不满
Reuters, July 26, 2014
EN: uk.reuters.com/article/2014/07/26/uk-china-britain-idUKKBN0FV03720140726
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKBS0FX03220140728

Information Control (信息控制)

China: Bans inflatable toad reports amid mockery fears
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 23, 2014
www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-28439812

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

Russia finds friend in China as world focuses on blame for Ukraine crash
McClatchy DC, July 26, 2014
www.journalgazette.net/article/20140726/NEWS04/140729491

Ugandans begin to question the high price of the growing China-Africa pact
The Guardian, July 27, 2014
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/27/china-executes-ugandans-drugs-trafficking

China trying to revive Myanmar rail project
The Times of India, July 26, 2014
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/World/China/China-trying-to-revive-Myanmar-rail-project/articleshow/39011091.cms

China says may have citizens fighting in Iraq
Reuters, July 28, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/28/us-iraq-security-china-idUSKBN0FX0FV20140728

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产和房屋)

七访民喝药背后的泗洪拆迁:政府绕过法院直接强拆 (7 Petitioners' suicide protests came after unlawful land grab by Jiangsu local gov't)
The Beijing News, July 28, 2014
www.bjnews.com.cn/inside/2014/07/28/327280.html

Religion (宗教)

Christians in Wenzhou fight to keep church’s cross
温州教民风暴中守卫教堂十字架
The New York Times, July 25, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140725/c25wenzhou/dual/

Related:
Chinese Christians fight back as government tears down crosses
Associated Press, July 25, 2014
www.foxnews.com/world/2014/07/25/as-government-tears-down-church-crosses-chinese-christians-rise-to-defend-their/

Rule of Law (法治)

China's complaints law “meaningless” without constitutional government
Radio Free Asia, July 25, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/law-07252014122505.html

Society (社会)

China gets richer but more unequal
The Guardian, July 28, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/28/china-more-unequal-richer

Related:
1 pct of Chinese own one-third of national wealth: report
Xinhua, July 26, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/sci/2014-07/26/c_133512308.htm?

“Corruption and elitism” fueling inequality in China
Deutsche Welle, July 28, 2014
http://www.dw.de/corruption-and-elitism-fueling-inequality-in-china/a-17813952

Technology (科技)

Ban party cadres from using iPhones, entrepreneur says in light of security risk
South China Morning Post, July 28, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1561060/ban-party-cadres-using-iphones-entrepreneur-says-light-security-risk

Related:
方兴东:公职人员应禁用苹果手机 (Fang Xingdong: Gov't officials should be banned from using iPhones)
Global Times, July 28, 2014
http://opinion.huanqiu.com/opinion_china/2014-07/5085452.html

Torture (酷刑)

河南访民张小玉夫妇见律师 妻子几近失明丈夫伤痕累累 (Lawyers meet detained Henan petitioner couple, report signs of torture)
Radio Free Asia, July 26, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql-07262014120935.html

Opinion (观点)

Quiet diplomacy now needed to advance political reform
South China Morning Post, July 28, 2014
www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1559142/quiet-diplomacy-now-needed-advance-political-reform