Thursday, August 07, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

A familiar script in China as a “tiger” is taken down
周永康倒台,官方话语不离旧辙
The New York Times, August 5, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140805/c05zhou/dual/

中国是美国海外反腐执法焦点 (China is main target of U.S. anti-corruption efforts overseas)
Voice of America, August 5, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/legal-issues-20140805/1972422.html

Xi Jinping: ready to take on “armies of corruption,” paper says
习近平:反腐不计个人生死毁誉
The Wall Street Journal, August 6, 2014
EN: http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/08/05/xi-jinping-ready-to-take-on-armies-of-corruption-paper-says/
CH: http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140806/rlw082248.asp

Environment (环境)

Beijing hopes to keep skies bluer for regional forum
北京欲保APEC会议期间蓝天
The Wall Street Journal, August 6, 2014
EN: blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/08/06/beijing-hopes-to-keep-skies-bluer-for-regional-forum/?mod=WSJBlog
CH: http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140806/ren093410.asp

China to ban all coal use in Beijing by 2020
Associated Press, August 5, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-to-ban-all-coal-use-in-beijing-by-2020/2014/08/05/008d415e-1c7b-11e4-9b6c-12e30cbe86a3_story.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Hongkongers losing faith that city is stable, democratic and free: study
South China Morning Post, August 6, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567132/hongkongers-losing-faith-citys-stability-and-freedom-hku-study

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Concerns grow over Chinese rights lawyer’s release
Associated Press, August 6, 2014
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/concerns-grow-over-chinese-rights-lawyers-release

Information Control (信息控制)

中国或出台更严厉措施打击微信谣言 (China mulls tougher measures against “rumor-mongering” on WeChat)
Radio Free Asia, August 5, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/xql-08052014133150.html

China fails the soft power test
Business Spectator, August 6, 2014
http://www.businessspectator.com.au/article/2014/8/6/china/china-fails-soft-power-test

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

China seeks to work with US in Africa
中国邀请美国在非洲发展事务上合作
Financial Times, August 5, 2014
EN: www.ft.com/cms/s/0/0eb59686-1cb8-11e4-b4c7-00144feabdc0.html
CH: www.ftchinese.com/story/001057603

Obama suggests US is better partner than China to African leaders
The Guardian, August 5, 2014
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/05/obama-africa-leaders-us-china-investment-summit

Labor (劳工)

Samsung rehires Chinese supplier that used child workers
三星恢复与涉用童工供应商合作
Financial Times, August 6, 2014
EN: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/a9ffc74a-1ca1-11e4-98d8-00144feabdc0.html
CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001057608

Media (媒体)

Online fury targets state media after China “mistress” confession
Agence France-Presse, August 5, 2014
www.9news.com.au/world/2014/08/05/21/06/china-internet-backlash-after-televised-mistress-confession

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

75岁退休老人协助访民法院维权被刑拘 (75-year-old retired man criminally detained after helping petitioners)
Radio France International, August 5, 2014
www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20140805-75岁退休老人协助访民法院维权被刑拘

Religion (宗教)

Buddhist sect leader detained during raid
中国官方拘留华藏心法教派领袖及信徒
The New York Times, August 6, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140806/c06buddhist/dual/

Related:
广东佛教组织被查,创始人被拘押(Guangdong Buddhist organization under investigation, founder detained)
Voice of America, August 5, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/chinese-buddhist-20140805/1972374.html

State Secrets (国家秘密)

Canadian in China probe trained North Korean missionaries
涉嫌在华窃取情报的加拿大公民曾培训朝鲜人作传教士
Reuters, August 5, 2014
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/05/us-china-canada-investigation-christian-idUSKBN0G51C120140805
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKBS0G604P20140806

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China imposes intrusive rules on Uighurs in Xinjiang
Los Angeles Times, August 5, 2014
http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-china-privacy-20140805-story.html