Thursday, November 06, 2014

Animal Welfare and Rights (动物福利和权利)

报告:中国官员利用习近平专机走私象牙 (Report: Chinese officials used Xi Jinping’s chartered flight to Tanzania to smuggle ivory)
Deutsche Welle, November 6, 2014
http://www.dw.de/报告中国官员利用习近平专机走私象牙/a-18044387?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Corruption (腐败)

卫计委回应中国医学会8.2亿商业收入:责成整改 (China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission to launch reform to address Chinese Medical Association’s RMB 820 million in commercial revenue)
China News, November 5, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/11-05/6754336.shtml

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong protesters arrested after clashes in Mong Kok
The Wall Street Journal, November 5, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/hong-kong-protesters-arrested-after-clashes-in-mong-kok-1415244836?tesla=y&mod=rss_about_china&mg=reno64-wsj&url=http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10733299186635963427804580259450556939796.html?mod=rss_about_china

Britain soft on China over Hong Kong crisis, says Chris Patten
The Guardian, November 5, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/05/britain-soft-on-china-over-hong-kong-crisis-says-chris-patten

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment), 国际关系(安全,贸易和投资)

Hard line or soft line? Xi Jinping’s diplomatic choices
East Asia Forum, November 4, 2014
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2014/11/04/hard-line-or-soft-line-xi-jinpings-diplomatic-choice

中国关闭北京城,确保APEC成功举办 (Beijing in “lockdown” to ensure success of APEC)
Voice of America, November 6, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/apec-beijing-20141106/2510452.html

Obama to confront China's Xi on cyber spying - U.S. officials
Reuters, November 5, 2014
http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/11/04/usa-china-cybersecurity-idINKBN0IO23I20141104

Internet (互联网)

Government sweep exposes viruses in Chinese smartphone apps
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1633016/government-sweep-exposes-viruses-chinese-smartphone-apps

网易微博宣告关闭 微博影响今不如昔 (Netease shuts down weibo service, account data can be migrated to new service called “Lofter”)
Beijing News, November 6, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/tech/2014-11/06/c_127183309.htm

Related:
NetEase closes down microblogging service
The Global Times, November 5, 2014
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/890280.shtml

June Fourth (六四)

Guo Jian on his Tiananmen Square stand: "I'm so proud of what I did"
The Guardian, November 5, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2014/nov/04/-sp-guo-jian-on-his-art-about-tiananmen-square-im-so-proud-of-what-i-did

Labor (劳工)

广州番禺7名维权工人被警方以“破坏生产经营罪”刑拘 (Guangzhou police detain 7 workers seeking back pay and benefits for “disrupting production and operation”)
Radio Free Asia, November 6, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/hc-11052014124315.html
Related:
China police detain workers demanding back pay
Associated Press, November 5, 2014
http://www.theolympian.com/2014/11/05/3409053/china-police-detain-workers-demanding.html

Persons with Disabilities (残疾人)

2015年“京考”招录3754人 5岗位招残疾人 (Persons with disabilities eligible for 5 out of 3,754 civil servant positions open in Beijing in 2015)
The Beijing News, November 6, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/11/06/340456.html

Tibet (西藏)

西藏党委书记陈全国要求一手抓反腐一手抓反分裂 (Tibet Communist Party chief: fight corruption with one hand, separatism with the other)
Radio Free Asia, November 6, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/sd-11052014125224.html