Friday, September 05, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

LinkedIn considers changes after China censorship revealed
The Wall Street Journal, September 4, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/09/04/linkedin-considers-changes-after-china-censorship-exposed/?mod=WSJBlog

澎湃翻译风波揭示中国媒体审查“常态” (The Paper’s “selective translation” scandal reveals China’s media censorship norms)
Deutsche Welle, September 4, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1D6Vy

Children (儿童)

In China, seeking equality in education for disabled migrants
The New York Times, September 4, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/04/in-china-seeking-equality-in-education-for-disabled-migrants/

Corruption (腐败)

Chinese editors are detained in extortion investigation
The New York Times, September 4, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/04/chinese-editors-are-detained-in-extortion-investigation/

中国反腐机构调查发改委前高官张东生之子 (China's anti-corruption agency to investigate son of former top ranking NDRC official)
The Wall Street Journal, September 4, 2014
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140904/bch172241.asp

Education (教育)

中国推出自恢复高考后最大规模招考改革 (China to begin large-scale reform of college entrance exam)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 4, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140904_china_edu_reform_gaokao.shtml

Health (健康)

Baidu's “smart” chopsticks take stab at food safety
South China Morning Post, September 3, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1584489/first-glimpse-baidu-eye-chinese-search-giant-announces-google

百度“筷搜”能否检测地沟油? (Can Baidu's Smart Chopsticks detect gutter oil?)
Deutsche Welle, September 4, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1D6PQ

Hong Kong (香港)

Why China is taking a very hard line on Hong Kong
Fortune, September 3, 2014
http://fortune.com/2014/09/03/china-hong-kong-reform/

From Taiwan, broad support for democracy in Hong Kong
The New York Times, September 3,2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/03/from-taiwan-broad-support-for-democracy-in-hong-kong/

香港学生:罢课是对政权的最后警告 (Hong Kong student: a strike will be the last warning to authorities)
Deutsche Welle, September 4, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1D6PE

香港特首办回彭定康:联合声明没提普选 (Hong Kong Chief Executive replies to Chris Patten: universal suffrage is not covered in the Joint Declaration)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 4, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140904_hongkong_reform_patten.shtml

Hukou (户口)

户籍改革:农转非仅仅是起点 (Abolishing distinction between rural and urban hukou is just the beginning of household registration reform)
Xinmin Weekly, September 4, 2014
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2014-09-04/154030795226.shtml

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

伊力哈木要求出席庭前会议 公安审讯纪录达47张光盘 (Ilham Tohti demands pre-trial conference, public security has 47 discs of interrogation footage)
Radio Free Asia, September 4, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql1-09042014095202.html

International Relations (国际关系)

揭开中国高铁外交面纱 (Unveiling China’s high-speed rail diplomacy)
Voice of America, September 3, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-high-speed-rail-20140903/2437417.html

Population (人口)

What People's Daily got wrong in latest population policy argument
Caixin Online, September 3, 2014
http://english.caixin.com/2014-09-03/100724694.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

四川宜宾数百工人讨薪遭殴打 广州环卫工人静坐抗议逾半月 (Hundreds of Sichuan workers demanding wages beaten by police, Guangzhou sanitation workers' sit-in protest goes into week 3)
Radio Free Asia, September 3, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl2-09032014095716.html

内蒙鄂尔多斯市两万亩草场遭推平 牧民抗议被逾百公安殴打 (Over 3,000 acres of pasture bulldozed in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, herdsman beaten by police during protest)
Radio Free Asia, September 3, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql2-09032014095525.html