Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Children (儿童)

Here is powerful proof that abusive words are literally weapons
The Huffington Post, September 19, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/19/words-can-be-weapons-china-ogilvy_n_5844008.html?cps=gravity

Related:
Words can be weapons website
http://www.wordscanbeweapons.com

Corruption (腐败)

中国反腐导致对外投资大幅减少
China’s war on graft leads to drop in outbound investment
The Financial Times, September 22, 2014
CH:http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058317
EN: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/58d0cb22-421b-11e4-a9f4-00144feabdc0.html?siteedition=intl#axzz3E4O92SaW

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

China clamps down on web, pinching companies like Google
The New York Times, September 21, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/22/business/international/china-clamps-down-on-web-pinching-companies-like-google.html?_r=0

DuckDuckNo: The privacy-focused search engine is blocked in China
The Next Web, September 21, 2014
http://tnw.to/i4sNI

Environment (环境)

Importing air pollution from China
CBC News, September 21, 2014, Date
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/importing-air-pollution-from-china-1.2773267

Freedom of Association and Assembly (结社自由、集会自由)

广州群众性活动超千人须有公安许可 (Mass activities of over 1000 people in Guangzhou require public security permission)
Guangzhou Daily,
http://news.dayoo.com/guangzhou/201409/21/73437_38176358.htm

Hong Kong (香港)

港大学生今起罢课 料八千人集会抗议人大政改决议 (Hong Kong university students start classroom walkout, 8,000 protest Beijing’s electoral reform plan)
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/38472/gang-da-xue-sheng-jin-qi-ba-ke-liao-ba-qian-ren-ji-hui-kang-yi-ren-da-zheng-gai-jue-yi

从人权走向公民权的香港社运 (Hong Kong’s social movement: from human rights to civil rights)
The Financial Times, September 22, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058295?full=y

中港10年 愈依賴愈生厭 (Survey: Hong Kongers are fed up as reliance on mainland grew in past decade)
Mingpao, September 22, 2014
http://news1.mingpao.com/20140922/gca1.htm

调查:七成港人对内地好感减少 (Survey: 70% of Hong Kongers feel less positive about mainland than a decade ago)
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/38515/diao-cha-qi-cheng-gang-ren-dui-nei-di-hao-gan-jian-shao

香港特区政府:尊重学生的民主追求 (Hong Kong Government: respect students’ requests for democracy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 22, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140922_hk_government_students_reaction.shtml

“可以不走的话,有谁想走?” (Who wants to leave if staying is an option?)
Deutsche Welle, September 22, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DH0C

International Relations (国际关系)

China is also seizing disputed land along Indian border
International Business Times, September 22, 2014
http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/566979/20140922/china-seizing-disputed-land-along-indian-border.htm#.VB-Ul_0cH6k

Open Government Information (信息公开)

自曝工资2643元公务员 (A government worker reveals his monthly wage: RMB 2,643)
Beijing Youth Daily, September 22, 2014
http://news.ynet.com/3.1/1409/22/9411569.html

Society (社会)

国家语委:中国尚有4亿多人不能用普通话交流 (State Language Affairs Commission: 30% of population cannot speak Mandarin)
Xinhua, September 22, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/local/2014-09/21/c_1112564719.htm

习近平称民主不是装饰品引发网友热议 (Xi Jinping’s “democracy isn’t decoration” becomes hot topic among netizens)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 21, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/09/140921_xi_democracy.shtml

State Security (国家安全)

两高出台意见:6种行为被认定为煽动分裂国家罪 (Supreme Court and Procuratorate: 6 behaviors viewed as “inciting splittism”)
Beijing Times, September 22, 2014
http://epaper.jinghua.cn/html/2014-09/22/content_128756.htm

Chinese react to Scotland’s display of self-determination
苏格兰没独立,北京松了一口气
The New York Times, September 22, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140922/c22scotlands/dual/

Taiwan (台湾)

台湾高官坚称对南中国海拥有主权 (High ranking official states Taiwan maintains sovereignty to South China Sea)
Voice of America, September 22, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/taiwan-official-south-china-sea-20140922/2458068.html

Tibet (西藏)

藏族学生拉莫扎西17号午夜在甘南自焚身亡 (Tibetan student Lhamo Tashi dies from self-immolation in Gannan)
Radio Free Asia, September 21, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/sd-09212014122734.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

”Deadly blasts” in China's restive Xinjiang region
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 22, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29306070

新疆轮台多处爆炸2死多伤 自治区奖惩暴恐案功过干部 (Luntai explosions leave 2 dead and many injured)
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/38452/xin-jiang-lun-tai-duo-chu-bao-zha-2si-duo-shang-zi-zhi-qu-jiang-cheng-bao-kong-gong-guo