Monday, October 20, 2014

Environment (环境)

Beijing’s smog clouds city’s marathon
The Guardian, October 20, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/chinas-choice/2014/oct/20/beijings-smog-clouds-citys-marathon

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报告称:雾霾成为我国入境旅游主要影响因素之一 (Report: Smog a leading cause for drop in foreign tourists to China)
Xinhua, October 20, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/local/2014-10/20/c_1112901222.htm

Corruption (腐败)

Australia set to seize assets of corrupt Chinese officials
The Sydney Morning Herald, October 20, 2014
http://www.smh.com.au/world/australia-set-to-seize-assets-of-corrupt-chinese-officials-20141020-118kl3.html

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传澳大利亚同意协助中国查没中国贪官在澳资产 (Australia agrees to assist China in seizing corrupt Chinese officials’ assets )
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/40539/chuan-ao-da-li-ya-tong-yi-xie-zhu-zhong-guo-cha-mei-zhong-guo-tan-guan-zai-ao-zi-chan

Hong Kong (香港)

HK Supreme Court bans protesters’ road blocks
China Daily, October 20, 2014
http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2014-10/20/content_18773132.htm

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香港高院颁布临时禁令:禁止市民“占旺”(Hong Kong Supreme Court issues preliminary injunction to ban demonstrators from “occupying Mong Kok”)
Deutsche Welle, October 20, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DYXI

Not Just Democracy: Anti-Tycoon Anger Also Spurs Hong Kong Protesters
The Wall Street Journal, October 20, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/10/20/not-just-democracy-anti-tycoon-anger-also-spurs-hong-kong-protesters/

Hong Kong Police Accuse Man of Inciting Protests
The New York Times, October 19, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/20/world/asia/hong-kong-protester-arrested-in-inciting-others-to-confront-police.html?smid=tw-share

After clashes, Hong Kong students, government stand their ground before talks
Reuters, October 20, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/20/us-hongkong-china-idUSKCN0I404520141020

Related:
香港政府计划周二与学联对话 (Hong Kong government to hold talk with HKFS on Tuesday)
Financial Times, October 18, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058683

Reeducation-Through-Labor (劳教)

China's Communist Party Plenum Focuses On Rule Of Law, But Not As The West Sees It
International Business Times, October 19, 2014
http://www.ibtimes.com/chinas-communist-party-plenum-focuses-rule-law-not-west-sees-it-1707504

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公众期望四中全会限制权力,保护权利 (Chinese people hope for checks on power and rights protection in Party’s 4th Plenum)
Voice of America, October 20, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-politics-20141019/2488772.html

Tibet (西藏)

China’s crackdown slows Tibetan refugee crossings to freedom in India
The Washington Post, October, 19, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-crackdown-slows-tibet-refugee-crossings-to-freedom-in-india/2014/10/18/d40fb39f-6860-4145-8761-dac00653f01b_story.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

At Least 22 People Are Reported Killed in Attack at a Market in Western China
The New York Times, October, 19, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/20/world/asia/at-least-22-reportedly-killed-in-attack-in-western-china.html?_r=0

新疆户籍改革:户口城乡统一 乌市克市控人口 (Xinjiang Hukou reform: integrating rural and urban hukou, Urumqi and Karamay tighten population control)
South China Morning Post, October, 20, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/40518/xin-jiang-hu-ji-gai-ge-hu-kou-cheng-xiang-tong-yi-wu-shi-ke-shi-kong-ren-kou

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

香港抗议活动民主与经济原因各半 (Both democracy and the economy have spurred Hong Kong protests)
The Wall Street Journal, October 20, 2014
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20141020/bch102554.asp?source=rss