Monday, August 25, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

Chinese internet censors target collective activities more than sensitive subjects, says Harvard report
South China Morning Post, August 23, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1579606/chinese-internet-censors-target-collective-activities-more-sensitive

Death penalty (死刑)

新疆8名涉暴恐案犯被执行死刑
8 people executed in Xinjiang on terrorism charges, China says
The New York Times, August 25, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140825/c25xinjiang/dual/

Education (教育)

Down and out in rural China
The Economist, August 23, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21613293-many-teenagers-chinese-countryside-do-not-finish-secondary-school-bodes-ill

Hong Kong (香港)

北大教授贺卫方质疑“爱国爱港”法理 (Peking University professor He Weifang questions the legal principle of "Love the Country, Love HK")
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 24, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/08/140824_hongkong_politics_he_weifang.shtml

China leaders discuss Hong Kong's political future
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 25, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-28923896

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

唐荆陵刑事拘留期被延长 刘晓原律师接手代理警方拒会见 (Tang Jingling’s criminal detention extended, police refuse to allow meeting with his lawyer Liu Xiaoyuan)
Radio Free Asia, August 24, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-08252014105633.html

Information Control (信息控制)

Beijing film festival shut down after organisers threatened with power cuts, surveillance
South China Morning Post, August 24, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1579975/beijing-film-festival-shut-down-after-organisers-harassed-and-threatened

Related:
从稳控模式到扫荡模式
From stability maintenance and control to wiping out
Human Rights in China, July 25, 2014
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/ren-quan-lun-tan/cong-wen-kong-mo-shi-dao-sao-dang-mo-shi
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/china-rights-forum/stability-maintenance-and-control-wiping-out

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

如何看待中国屡出争议版地图?
What to make of China’s new maps
The New York Times, August 25, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140825/c25map/dual/

What China wants
The Economist, August 23, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21613263-after-bad-couple-centuries-china-itching-regain-its-place-world-how-should

Internet (互联网)

Alibaba delivers benefits of a new digital economy to remotest China
The Guardian, August 24, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/25/china-taobao-ecommerce-alibaba-rural-china

Macao (澳门)

5 arrested after Macau attempts Hong Kong-style democracy poll
The Wall Street Journal, August 25, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/08/25/5-arrested-after-macau-attempts-hong-kong-style-democracy-poll/

Natural Resources (自然资源)

中国开采天然气任重道远
No easy path to natural gas
The New York Times, August 22, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20140822/c22chinagas/dual/

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Government, protesters throw cold water on ice bucket challenge in China
The Wall Street Journal, August 22, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/08/25/government-protesters-throw-cold-water-on-ice-bucket-challenge-in-china

Taiwan (台湾)

Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council urges end to speculation over official’s alleged China leaks
South China Morning Post, August 24, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580592/taiwans-mainland-affairs-council-urges-end-speculation-over-officials

Women (妇女)

女性的抗议:我的身体不是职场玩物
Women’s photo says it all: no sexual freebies with work
The New York Times, August 25, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140825/c25women/dual/