Monday, November 03, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China to set up new anti-graft office, official says
Reuters, November 2, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/03/us-china-corruption-idUSKBN0IN07720141103

Planning agency tangled up by graft
South China Morning Post, November 3, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1630848/planning-agency-tangled-graft

中国反腐至澳门博彩业收入大跌 (China’s anti-graft campaign a severe blow to Macao’s casinos)
Voice of America, November 3, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-macau-gaming-20141103/2505793.html

Environment (环境)

China is trying to curb its smog problem before the world visits
The Atlantic, November 2, 2014
http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/11/chinas-vain-attempts-to-halt-air-pollution/382263/

Related:
明年起北京将禁止现场搅拌砂浆 年减少粉尘排放7千吨 (Next year, Beijing to ban mixing mortar on site to reduce particulate emissions by 7,000 tons)
China National Radio, November 3, 2014
http://china.cnr.cn/yaowen/201411/t20141103_516712166.shtml

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong’s Tsang says no excuse for law-breaking protest
Bloomberg, November 3, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-02/hong-kong-finance-chief-scolds-protesters-as-they-plan.html

六四领袖周锋锁赴港 支持占领 (Zhou Fengsuo becomes first June 4 leader to arrive in Hong Kong in support of “Occupy Central”)
Deutsche Welle, November 3, 2014
http://www.dw.de/六四领袖周锋锁赴港-支持占领/a-18036106?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Intellectual Property Rights (知识产权)

最高法出台司法解释明确知识产权法院管辖 (China’s Supreme People’s Court issues interpretation of intellectual property rights)
China National Radio, October 3, 2014
http://china.cnr.cn/ygxw/201411/t20141103_516713937.shtml

Law (法律)

Revised law means it's now easier to sue than petition governments
South China Morning Post, November 2, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1630182/revised-law-means-its-now-easier-sue-petition-governments

LGBTI (男女同性恋、双性恋、变性人和两性人)

Tim Cook coming out has turned China into a nation of 5th-graders
Foreign Policy, October 30, 2014
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/10/30/iPhone_Tim_Cook_China_gay

Related:
美国苹果公司总裁公开性取向 中国网民褒贬不一 (Apple CEO’s coming out receives mixed online reaction in China)
Radio Free China, October 31, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/hc-10312014101855.html

Taiwan (台湾)

Told you so: the protests in Hong Kong fuel Taiwan’s distrust of China
Economist, November 1, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/asia/21629514-protests-hong-kong-fuel-taiwans-distrust-china-told-you-so

台湾政府APEC峰会行前再提一中各表 (Taiwan reiterates “one China, respective interpretations” ahead of APEC)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 3, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141103_taiwan_china

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

What China promised Hong Kong
The Washington Post, November 3, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/chris-patten-with-hong-kong-chinas-honor-is-at-stake/2014/10/02/ebc4e9b2-4a5f-11e4-a046-120a8a855cca_story.html