Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

Shanghai orders foreign fast-food chains to name suppliers on websites
South China Morning Post, August 12, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1571645/shanghai-orders-foreign-fast-food-chains-name-suppliers-websites

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

Film-maker defies China's censors to reveal horrors of the Great Famine
The Guardian, August 9, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/10/china-censors-film-maker-horrors-great-famine

Hong Kong (香港)

港金管局有准备金融体系不被“占中”瘫痪 (Chair of Hong Kong Monetary Authority: HK’s financial system won’t be paralyzed from Occupy Central)
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 12, 2014,
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/08/140812_hongkong_bank_occupy_central.shtml

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

高智晟出狱 获得自由? (Gao Zhisheng is released from prison but is he free?)
Radio France Internationale, August 9, 2014
http://rfi.my/1lS0bWO

International Human Rights (国际人权)

中国人权事业发展蓝皮书主编:反腐就是维护人权 (Editor of China's human rights development Blue Book: fighting corruption safeguards human rights)
People’s Daily, August 8, 2014
http://news.163.com/14/0808/03/A33L8RS7000146BE.html

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

借助高铁,中国影响力向东南亚延伸 (China Looks to High-Speed Rail to Expand Reach)
The New York Times, August 8, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140812/c12chinarail/

China in Africa: how Sam Pa became the middleman
Financial Times, August 8, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/308a133a-1db8-11e4-b927-00144feabdc0.html

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

Henan couple dragged “half-naked to cemetery” as house is forcibly demolished
South China Morning Post, August 12, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1572211/henan-couple-dragged-half-naked-cemetery-house-forcibly-demolished

Media (媒体)

英媒:为什么中国盛行“媒体审判” (British media: Why “media trials” are hot in China)
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 12, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2014/08/140812_press_review.shtml