Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China's top judge says Zhou Yongkang probe proves nobody is above 'cage' of the law
South China Morning Post, August 27, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581101/chinas-top-judge-says-zhou-yongkang-probe-proves-nobody-above-cage-law

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

China acts over poisoned dog meat and chicken feet
The Financial Times, August 27, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/9a32baf2-2dd6-11e4-b330-00144feabdc0.html

Culture (文化)

Bad characters: some Chinese forget how to write
The Economist, August 23, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21613300-some-chinese-forget-how-write-bad-characters

Education (教育)

Chinese vet boss chosen to be city's education chief sparks 'suitability' debate
South China Morning Post, August 27, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581104/chinese-vet-boss-chosen-be-citys-new-education-chief-sparks-suitability

China Focus: SAT reform causes worry of ideology intrusion
Xinhua, August 27, 2014
http://english.sina.com/culture/2014/0827/731336.html

Hong Kong (香港)

China moves to limit Hong Kong election could stir protests
Reuters, August 27, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/27/us-hongkong-china-occupy-idUSKBN0GR1DL20140827?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Internet (互联网)

Report reveals workings of China's online “opinion managers”
Radio Free Asia, August 26, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/report-08262014151334.html

International Relations (国际关系)

Robert Mugabe visits China as critics condemn 'desperate' bid for investment
The Guardian, August 25, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/26/zimbabwe-robert-mugabe-china-visit-investment

Media (媒体)

一边扶持 一边阉割:广电总局纪录片政策令人抓狂 (SAPPRFT's documentary film policies will drive you crazy)
Radio Free Asia, August 26, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/hc-08262014140743.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

西昌农民征地权州政府请愿 遭特警殴打刑事拘留13人 (Nearly 100 Xichang farmers protest Quanzhou govt land grab, many attacked by riot police and 13 criminally detained)
Radio Free Asia, August 27, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql1-08272014115937.html

Poverty (贫穷)

Target: 10 million
New China, September 2014
http://www.newschinamag.com/magazine/target-10-million#id:1872#date:17:28

Rule of Law (法治)

China issues new rule to stop wealthy from buying their way out of jail
South China Morning Post, August 27, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580977/prosecutors-order-close-watch-applications-get-out-jail-early

Tibet (西藏)

Pregnant wife of fatally shot Tibetan protester commits suicide
Radio Free Asia, August 26, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/suicide-08262014203210.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

北京派教师赴新疆推进双语教学 同化政策能否解決民族冲突? (Beijing sends teachers to Xinjiang to promote bilingual education—can assimilation policies resolve ethnic conflicts?)
Radio Free Asia, August 27, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/xl1-08272014105209.html

Fabled Uighur princess coming to Chinese television as a cartoon
中国拟推香妃动画片促维汉团结
The New York Times, August 27, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140827/c27princess/dual/

Uyghur linguist, two associates sentenced after one year detention
Radio Free Asia, August 26, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/language-08262014235118.html

Opinion (观点)

Ice bucket challenge could give jolt to charities in China
Caixin, August 27, 2014
http://english.caixin.com/2014-08-27/100721996.html