Thursday, October 30, 2014

Academic Exchange (学术交流)

Toronto Schools District Cancels Plans for Confucius Institute
The New York Times, October 30, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/30/toronto-school-district-cancels-plans-for-confucius-institute/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

Corruption (腐败)

徐才厚承认受贿,数百军官涉案 (Xu Caihou confesses to taking bribes, implicates hundreds of military officers)
Voice of America, October 30, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-military-corruption-20141029/2500436.html

Environment (环境)

大气污染类举报案件八成未查处 (80% of air pollution reports are not investigated)
People’s Daily, October 30, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1030/c1001-25936460.html

China shipping delivers toxic pollution cocktail-report
Reuters, October 30, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/29/us-china-environment-shipping-idUSKBN0II07W20141029

Information Control (信息控制)

我国启动虚拟身份管理 已发放700万张网络身份证 (China launches virtual identity management system, issues 7 million network IDs to Internet users)
China Youth Daily, October 30, 2014
http://zqb.cyol.com/html/2014-10/30/nw.D110000zgqnb_20141030_4-12.htm

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

昆明沙坝营村6000棵树一夜被砍 村民怀疑是地产开发商所为 (Kunming village real estate developer suspected to have felled 6,000 trees overnight)
Yunnan Online, October 30, 2014
http://yn.yunnan.cn/html/2014-10/30/content_3427536.htm

Rule of Law (法治)

官员:人民陪审员法律知识不多导致“陪而不审” (Official: Chinese jurors cannot perform their function due to "lack" of legal knowledge)
China News, October 30, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/10-30/6732818.shtml

Taiwan (台湾)

Taiwan bans senior officials from studying in China
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 30, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29828758

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

新疆维吾尔聚居区学校承诺抵制宗教渗透 (Xinjiang schools in Uyghur communities pledge to resist “religious infiltration”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 29, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/10/141029_xinjiang_uyghur_schools

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Taking Back Hong Kong’s Future
The New York Times, October 30, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20141030/c30wong/en-us/