Thursday, October 16, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

”政绩工程”如何收场?--全国663个“形象工程”“政绩工程”被叫停 (China calls off 663 “vanity projects” nationwide)
People’s Daily, October 15, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1015/c1001-25840389.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Violent clashes between police and demonstrators erupt in Hong Kong
The New York Times, October 14, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/15/world/asia/hong-kong-protests.html

Related:
Hong Kong protests: Police to investigate "beating" video
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 15, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29625053

Hong Kong: Preserving Rights, Honoring Promises
香港:维护权利,履行承诺
Human Rights in China, October 15, 2014
EN:http://www.hrichina.org/en/hong-kong-preserving-rights-honoring-promises
CH:http://www.hrichina.org/chs/xiang-gang-wei-hu-quan-li-lu-xing-cheng-nuo

Hong Kong police drag activists away, clear tunnel
ABC News, October 15, 2014
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/hong-kong-police-clear-protesters-tunnel-26175135

Related:
香港警方逮捕45名抗议者
Police arrest 45 protesters in Hong Kong
Financial Times, October 15, 2014
CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058628
Video:http://video.ft.com/3839948931001/Police-arrest-45-protesters-in-Hong-Kong/World

Hong Kong authorities vow to probe alleged police beating at protest
CNN, October 15, 2014
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/15/world/asia/hong-kong-police-protest-video/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

Related:
港警:2督察5初警围殴示威者 已成立严重投诉队 (Hong Kong police set up team to handle complaints of police beating of protester)
South China Morning Post, October 15, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/40203/gang-jing-2du-cha-5chu-jing-wei-ou-shi-wei-zhe-yi-cheng-li-yan-zhong-tou-su-dui

Morale of junior police officers could not be lower: union leader
South China Morning Post, October 15, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1616508/morale-junior-police-officers-could-not-be-lower-union-leader

内地大学严防港生支援占领 (Mainland universities take strict precautions against Hong Kong students supporting Occupy Central)
Ming Pao, October 15, 2014
http://news1.mingpao.com/20141015/gag2.htm

港府正透过“中间人”冀重启与学联对话 (Hong Kong government tries to restart dialogue with HKFS through “middleman”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 14, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141015_hongkong_government_protesters_dialogue

香港无线20余员工联署抗议内部审查 (20 TVB staff petition against self-censorship)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 14, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141015_hk_tvb_police

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

习近平称解决中国问题只能在中国大地上探寻道路方法 (Xin Jinping: Solutions to China’s problems can only be found in China)
Voice of America, October 14, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhengzhi/sd-10142014111547.html

Poverty (贫穷)

中国官员说,中国贫困人口按照国际标准达两亿 (Chinese official admits China has 200 million in poverty by int’l standards)
Radio Free Asia, October 14, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/xql-10142014111521.html

Taiwan, 台湾

国台办:台湾方面不应对香港政改说三道四 (State Council Taiwan Affairs Office: Taiwan should not meddle in Hong Kong’s political reform)
Beijing News, October 15, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/10/15/337369.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Hong Kong’s pop culture of protest
The New York Times, October 15, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/15/opinion/hong-kongs-pop-culture-of-protest.html

Occupy Central barriers may be down but roads to progress are blocked
South China Morning Post, October 15, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1616511/barriers-down-roads-progress-blocked