Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China's farm smuggling crackdown uncovers $1.16 billion in lost tax
Reuters, November 3, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/04/us-china-grains-smuggling-idUSKBN0IO06T20141104

体育领域反腐风暴将展开 盼正本清源还赛场公平 (China to fight corruption in sports sector)
People’s Daily, November 4, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1104/c70731-25969017.html

湖北一镇干部挪用公款近200万元投资被查 (Hubei township cadre embezzles RMB 2 million in public funds for private investment)
Xinhua, November 4, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2014-11/04/c_1113107956.htm

Environment (环境)

“环保税法”形成草案稿 (NPC drafts law on environmental protection tax)
People’s Daily, November 4, 2014
http://npc.people.com.cn/n/2014/1104/c14576-25968670.html

Hong Kong (香港)

HK student representatives plan to visit Beijing Friday
Hong Kong Economic Journal, November 4, 2014
http://www.ejinsight.com/2014104-hk-student-representatives-plan-to-visit-beijing-friday/

It's time to engage, liberals tell CY
South China Morning Post, November 4, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1631363/its-time-engage-liberals-tell-cy

Intellectual Property Rights (知识产权)

三地成立知识产权法院 审理侧重各不同 (Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou’s IPR courts to have different foci)
People’s Daily, November 4, 2014
http://npc.people.com.cn/n/2014/1104/c14576-25968634.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

APEC前夕北京“清扫”访民 上海金钱利诱阻访民赴京 (On eve of APEC, Beijing and Shanghai drive petitioners away with force and bribes)
Radio Free Asia, November 3, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-11032014115701.html

Taiwan (台湾)

马英九政府对《环球时报》批马社评进行反击 (Taiwan strikes back at Global Times editorial criticizing Ma Ying-jeou)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 4, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141104_tw_china_media

Related:
社评:大陆不欠马英九什么,他应自重些 (Editorial: The mainland owes Ma Ying-jeou nothing, and he should have some self-respect)
Global Times, November 3, 2014
http://opinion.huanqiu.com/editorial/2014-11/5188147.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Jailed Uyghur scholar Tohti gets award despite Beijing's intervention
Radio Free Asia, November 3, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/award-11042014030012.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Depriving women farmers of land rights will set back China
South China Morning Post, November 3, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1631165/depriving-women-farmers-land-rights-will-set-back-china?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

只有司法改革才能重建民众的希望和支持 (Only judicial reform can restore people’s hope and support)
South China Morning Post, November 4, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/opinion/41641/zhi-you-si-fa-gai-ge-cai-neng-zhong-jian-min-zhong-de-xi-wang-he-zhi-chi