Thursday, October 23, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

”Fox Hunt 2014”: China’s overseas campaign against corrupt officials
The Diplomat, October 22, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/10/fox-hunt-2014-chinas-overseas-campaign-against-corrupt-officials/

十八大以来落马的55个“大老虎” (55 “big tigers” who have fallen from grace since the 18th Party Congress)
People’s Daily, October 22, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1022/c1001-25888726.html

Cyber security (网络安全)

Apple CEO discusses security with top Chinese official amid hacking claims: Xinhua
Reuters, October 22, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/22/us-apple-china-idUSKCN0IB12920141022

Related:
iCloud被黑疑云未散 苹果总裁库克访华 (Apple CEO Tim Cook visits China amid suspicions of iCloud hacking)
Deutsche Welle, October 22, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DZky

Death Penalty (死刑)

China executed 2,400 prisoners last year says human rights group
Newsweek, October 21, 2014
http://www.newsweek.com/china-executed-2400-prisoners-2013-says-human-rights-group-278733

Hong Kong (香港)

Occupy Central—The Debate: Full coverage of student-government talks
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1621141/live-hong-kong-students-prepare-meet-government-officials-democracy

HRIC Resource
Timeline: Hong Kongers Call for Democracy and Universal Suffrage
http://bit.ly/1mNhFt7

Hong Kong talks break up without agreement
The Telegraph, October 22, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/11177374/Hong-Kong-talks-break-up-without-agreement.html

HRIC Resource
Hong Kong: Preserving Rights, Honoring Promises
http://bit.ly/10o0mW8

Hong Kong protests: Plans for march to home of Chief Exec Leung Chun Ying
The Straits Times, October 22, 2014
http://www.straitstimes.com/news/asia/east-asia/story/hong-kong-protests-plans-march-home-chief-exec-leung-chun-ying-20141022

Related:
梁振英公民提名有利穷人论引发争议 (C.Y. Leung says composition of nominating committee benefits poor people, stirs controversy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 22, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2014/10/141022_hk_liangzhenying

Hong Kong stocks defy protests to post world’s best gain
Bloomberg, October 22, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-22/hong-kong-stocks-defy-protests-to-post-world-s-best-monthly-gain.html

Kenny G visit to Hong Kong protest site prompts chorus of anger in China
The Guardian, October 22, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/22/kenny-g-hong-kong-protesters-anger-china

Related:
中国警告外国艺人言行谨慎勿支持占中 (China warns foreign artists against supporting “Occupy Central”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 22, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141022_kenny_g_hk

June Fourth (六四)

Tiananmen Square protests veteran Chen Ziming dies in Beijing
South China Morning Post, October 22, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1621660/tiananmen-square-protests-veteran-chen-ziming-dies-beijing

Related:
民运“三朝元老”陈子明的一生 (Veteran of three democracy movements: the life of Chen Ziming)
Voice of America, October 22, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/chen-zi-ming-20141021/2491652.html

Rule of Law (法治)

Judges in China Are Quitting in Droves
The Wall Street Journal, October 20, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2014/10/20/judges-in-china-are-quitting-in-droves/

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Analyst: “Beijing will not accept real democracy in Hong Kong”
Deutsche Welle, October 21, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DZOI

Crony Communism in China
中国的裙带共产主义
The New York Times, October 17, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20141022/c22pei/dual/

四中全会标志中国进入反腐新阶段 (Fourth Plenum marks new phase of China’s anti-corruption campaign)
Deutsche Welle, October 22, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DZkS