Monday, October 27, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

中国网信办号召网友做“中国好网民”(State Internet Information Office urges Internet users to be “China’s good Chinese netizens”)
The Beijing News, October 27, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/10/27/338975.html

Princeling Hu Deping to head up embattled liberal magazine Yanhuang Chunqiu
South China Morning Post, October 27, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1625350/princeling-hu-deping-head-embattled-liberal-magazine-yanhuang-chunqiu

Corruption (腐败)

China's top graft-buster says fight will never end
Reuters, October 25, 2014
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/10/25/uk-china-corruption-idUKKCN0IE02J20141025

Related:
王岐山称中国反腐要治病树拔烂树 持续保持高压态势 (Wang Qishan: fight corruption like “treating sick trees” and “rooting up rotten ones”)
Reuters, October 26, 2014
http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKCS0IF03420141026

China “punishes 17 officials” after deadly village clash
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 24, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29751648

中国下一步反腐行动剑指国企高管 (China’s next anti-graft campaign targets state-owned enterprise executives)
The Wall Street Journal, October 27, 2014
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20141027/bch090737.asp

中国拟设“收受礼金罪”有无必要引争议 (China’s plan to criminalize “receiving monetary gifts” stirs controversy)
Deutsche Welle, October 26, 2014
http://www.dw.de/中国拟设收受礼金罪-有无必要引争议/a-18013498?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Counterterrorism (反恐)

China to streamline counter-terrorism intelligence gathering
Reuters, October 27, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/27/us-china-violence-intelligence-idUSKBN0IG07M20141027

Related:
中国将建立反恐国家情报中心 (China to set up national anti-terrorism intelligence center)
Deutsche Welle, October 27, 2014
http://www.dw.de/中国将建立反恐国家情报中心/a-18023102?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Death penalty (死刑)

China may scrap death penalty for nine crimes
Aljazeera, October 27, 2014
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/10/china-may-scrap-death-penalty-nine-crimes-201410274443690261.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Stars backing Hong Kong protests pay price on mainland
挺“占中”港台艺人无缘大陆演出
The New York Times, October 24, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141027/c27hongkong/dual/

Occupy leaders may still poll protesters on future of movement, Benny Tai reveals after 11th-hour U-turn
South China Morning Post, October 26, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1625058/occupy-central-scraps-poll-way-move-protests-forward-11th-hour

Pro-Beijing lawmaker urges Hong Kong leader to consider quitting
香港亲北京议员公开要求梁振英辞职
The New York Times, October 24, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141026/c26protest/dual/

Saving the Umbrella Movement's art
The Nation, October 27, 2014
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/life/Saving-the-Umbrella-Movements-art-30246221.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

In Xinjiang, China, journalists work in the shadow of censorship
Los Angeles Times, October 26, 2014
http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-china-yarkant-notebook-20141026-story.html#page=1

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China strives incoherently for the “socialist rule of law”
The Financial Times, October 26, 2014
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/3f4ebd30-5b84-11e4-a674-00144feab7de.html#axzz3HKc3nwEE

中国的新皇帝习近平 (China’s new emperor Xi Jinping)
Deutsche Welle, October 27, 2014
http://www.dw.de/中国的新皇帝习近平/a-18010336?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf