Thursday, August 14, 2014

Business and Economics (商业和经济)

中国反垄专家张昕竹 帮外企说话遭解聘 (Chinese anti-trust expert: I was fired because I showed support for foreign firms)
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 12, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/08/140812_china_antitrust_zhangxinzhu.shtml

Corruption (腐败)

U.S. “top destination” for China’s fugitive officials
The Diplomat, August 11, 2014
thediplomat.com/2014/08/us-top-destination-for-chinas-fugitive-officials/

Culture (文化)

China TV series on Deng stirs questions on political openness
Reuters, August 12, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/12/us-china-censorship-deng-idUSKBN0GC14N20140812

Education (教育)

An academy for the elite stirs a culture clash
燕京学堂争议与中国身份挣扎
The New York Times, August 13, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140813/c13pku/dual/

Environment (环境)

山东市民不堪污染恶臭政府请愿 问题持续数年民众怒批当局不作为 (Shandong citizens protest gov't inaction on pollution)
Radio Free Asia, August 12, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yf1-08122014103127.html

Hong Kong (香港)

香港将举办邓小平展览,或触及“六四” (Hong Kong to host exhibit on Deng Xiaoping, will touch on June Fourth)
Deutsche Welle, August 12, 2014
dw.de/p/1Csx6

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

哈达妻子新娜遭“呼死你”电话骚扰 接逾八百骚扰电话及短信已报警 (Mongolian dissident's wife receives hundreds of threatening phone calls and text messages)
Radio Free Asia, August 12, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql1-08122014103316.html

中国维权人士吕耿松因“颠覆罪”被捕 (Lü Gengsong arrested on suspicion of "subversion of state power")
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 13, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/08/140813_china_dissident_arrest.shtml

耿和:不承认中共对高智晟的判刑,回家是高智晟的权利 (Geng He: I don't accept the CPC's sentencing of Gao Zhisheng. It is his right to return home)
Radio Free Asia, August 12, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ck-08122014101231.html

Labor (劳工)

Q&A: Strikes peak in China with new generation of interconnected blue-collar workers
South China Morning Post, August 13, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1572050/qa-strikes-peak-china-n ew-generation-interconnected-blue-collar

Media (媒体)

People’s Daily: speech is free, rumors are not
China Media Project, August 13, 2014
cmp.hku.hk/2014/08/13/35715/

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

湖北襄樊纺织厂三百女工请愿 数百特警驱散打伤及抓捕工人 (Police break up protests by hundreds of female textile workers in Hubei)
Radio Free Asia, August 12, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-08122014103242.html

Religion (宗教)

Pope's South Korea trip gives opportunity to reach out to China
Reuters, August 12, 2014
uk.reuters.com/article/2014/08/12/uk-pope-southkorea-idUKKBN0GC22W20140 812

Rule of Law (法治)

Arrested, detained: a guide to navigating china’s police powers
The Wall Street Journal, August 12, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/08/12/arrested-detained-a-guide-to-navigating-chinas-police-powers/

Technology, 科技

小米升级后 系统仍连线至京 (Chinese Android smartphone Xiaomi still uploading user data to Beijing server without users’ consent, after system update)
South China Morning Post, August 13, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/lifestyle/35132/xiao-mi-sheng-ji-hou-xi-tong-reng-lian-xian-zhi-jing

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

25 sentenced for terrorism in western China
新疆25名维族人因涉暴恐活动获刑
The New York Times, August 13, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140813/c13xinjiang/dual/

Opinion (观点)

赵耀辉:“三年产假”是把双刃剑
Women's group rejects legislator's idea for three years of maternity leave
Caixin, August 13, 2014
CH: http://opinion.caixin.com/2014-08-13/100716088.html
EN: http://english.caixin.com/2014-08-13/100716491.html

China’s power politics
习近平反腐是动真格的
The New York Times, August 13, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20140813/c13garnaut/dual/