Thursday, October 02, 2014

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

食品监督管理局:全国桶装水抽验不合格率超2成 (China Food and Drug Administration: over 20% of bottled drinking water failed nationwide inspection)
Xinhua, September 30, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/fortune/2014-09/30/c_127052704.htm

Domestic security (国内安全)

Reports: China body-searched 10,000 pigeons
Associated Press, October 1, 2014
https://news.yahoo.com/reports-china-body-searched-10-000-pigeons-044616382.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong protests: Crowds swell as National Day passes peacefully – live
The Guardian, October 1, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2014/oct/01/hong-kong-protests-pro-democracy-rallies-mix-with-national-day-celebrations-live

Political opponents refuse to compromise as Occupy Central protests rumble on
South China Morning Post, October 1, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1605866/political-opponents-refuse-compromise-occupy-central-protests-rumble

Hong Kong protests are leaderless but orderly
香港民主示威者迄今秩序井然
The New York Times, October 1, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141001/c01protesters/dual/

Related:
香港抗议者的“魅力攻势” (Hong Kong protesters’ “charm offensive”)
Deutsche Welle, October 1, 2014
http://bit.ly/1pqvcCQ

人权组织批香港警方过度使用武力 (Multiple human rights organizations criticize Hong Kong police’s excessive use of force)
Radio Free Asia, October 1, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl1-10012014091406.html

中国官媒抨击香港“占中”:极端反对派的“折腾” (Chinese official media call Occupy Central a “fruitless struggle” by opposition extremists)
Radio Free Asia, September 30, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/jz-09302014153234.html

Related:
面对香港抗议,北京宣传机器开足马力 (Beijing’s propaganda machine in full motion amid Hong Kong protests)
Deutsche Welle, October 1, 2014
http://bit.ly/1CGcj6Z

《人民日报》发文:“占中”是非法集会 (People’s Daily editorial calls Occupy Central “illegal assembly”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 1, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141001_people_daily_hk_protest

Protesters are using FireChat's mesh networks to organize in Hong Kong
Gizmodo, September 29, 2014
http://gizmodo.com/protesters-are-using-firechat-to-organize-in-hong-kong-1640271776

Hong Kong pro-democracy academics say face death threats, intimidation
Reuters, September 30, 2014
http://in.mobile.reuters.com/article/idINKCN0HP0XH20140930?irpc=932

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

”十一“各地访民聚集喊冤遭镇压 (Petitioners gathering on China’s National Day face crackdown across the country)
Radio Free Asia, October 1, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl1-10012014091406.html

支持香港占中 大陆多名活动人士被拘 (Over 20 activists arrested in mainland for supporting Hong Kong protests)
South China Morning Post, October 1, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/39299/xue-lian-yao-te-shou-ming-tian-xia-tai-fou-ze-sheng-ji-xing-dong-chuan-gang-fu-dui-hua-tai

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

香港“一国两制”面临重大考验 (One country-two systems faces huge challenges)
Legal Daily, October 1, 2014
http://law.southcn.com/c/2014-10/01/content_109499059.htm

英媒:“中国是香港的未来,而非敌人” (British media: Hong Kong is the future of China, not the enemy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 1, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2014/10/141001_press_review

〈自由談〉台灣香港 打倒國共兩黨 (Civil disobedience in Taiwan and Hong Kong will defeat Chinese Communist Party and Kuomintang)
Liberty Times, September 30, 2014
http://news.ltn.com.tw/news/opinion/paper/817711

不拋棄敵我思維 香港難繁榮穩定 (China must ditch hostile mentality for Hong Kong to prosper)
Hong Kong Economic Journal, October 1, 2014
http://forum.hkej.com/node/116991

Related:
China media: Hong Kong's “social order”
British Broadcasting Corporation , October 1, 2014September 30, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29437851

What Beijing should do about Hong Kong
Council on Foreign Relations, September 29, 2014
http://blogs.cfr.org/asia/2014/09/29/what-beijing-should-do-about-hong-kong