Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Corruption, 腐败

China to put decorated general on trial over corruption
The Guardian, October 28, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/28/china-general-xu-caihou-bribery-corruption

Cyber security (网络安全)

Researchers identify sophisticated Chinese cyberespionage group
The Washington Post, October 28, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/researchers-identify-sophisticated-chinese-cyberespionage-group/2014/10/27/de30bc9a-5e00-11e4-8b9e-2ccdac31a031_story.html

Related:
美报告:中国最强黑客组织瞄准西方和异见人士 (US report: China’s most sophisticated hacker group targets the West and dissidents)
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/41171/mei-bao-gao-zhong-guo-zui-qiang-hei-ke-zu-zhi-miao-zhun-xi-fang-he-yi-jian-ren-shi

Environment (环境)

China's grand water plan
Forbes, October 28, 2014
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericrmeyer/2014/10/28/chinas-grand-water-plan/

China says more heavy smog expected ahead of APEC summit
Reuters, October 27, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/27/us-china-apec-pollution-idUSKBN0IG13920141027

Hong Kong (香港)

Resolute Occupy protesters raise umbrellas to commemorate firing of tear gas
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1626801/resolute-occupy-protesters-mark-one-month-firing-tear-gas

Hong Kong Democracy standoff, Circa 1960
The New York Times, October 27, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/28/world/asia/china-began-push-against-hong-kong-elections-in-50s.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

CY Leung's popularity hits record low “as society becomes more polarized”
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1626172/leungs-popularity-hits-record-low-latest-chinese-university-poll

占中两发起人宣布返校复课 (Two “Occupy Central” organizers declared end of class boycott, but not end to protest )
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/41096/zhan-zhong-liang-fa-qi-ren-xuan-bu-fan-xiao-fu-ke

June Fourth (六四)

Under cloud of repression, hundreds turn out to mourn Tiananmen Square “black hand’”
The Wall Street Journal, October 27, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/10/27/under-cloud-of-repression-hundreds-turn-out-to-mourn-tianamen-square-black-hand/?mod=djemChinaRTR_h

Rule of Law (法治)

中共发表依法治国决定 强调中国特色 (CPC’s decision on rule of law emphasizes Chinese characteristics)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 28, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141028_china_ccp_4th_documents

Related:
中国应该追求真正的法治 (China should pursue genuine rule of the law)
Financial Times, October 28, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058825

Taiwan (台湾)

China, Taiwan trade barbs over student spying report
Reuters, October 28, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/28/us-china-taiwan-idUSKBN0IH07D20141028

Related:
台湾否认间谍策反大陆学生 (Taiwan denies mainland’s claim of that it is recruiting Chinese mainland students in Taiwan to gather intelligence on spy on China)
Voice of America, October 28, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/taiwan-react-chinese-student-spy-charge-20141028/2499086.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China’s crackdown on dissent shows how nervous its leaders are
The Washington Post, October 26, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/chinas-crackdown-on-dissent-shows-how-nervous-its-leaders-are/2014/10/26/52a596d6-5b90-11e4-8264-deed989ae9a2_story.html