Thursday, November 06, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

反腐成APEC高官会关注议题 中美俄共促执法合作 (China, US, and Russia to discuss joining forces against corruption at APEC)
China News, November 5, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/11-05/6756422.shtml

中国司法部称周永康腐败嫌案调查需时 (China’s Ministry of Justice: Zhou Yongkang probe needs time)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 5, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141105_china_corruption_zhou

Cyber security (网络安全)

2 Canadian companies approached by China after NRC cyberattack
CBC News, November 4, 2014
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/2-canadian-companies-approached-by-china-after-nrc-cyberattack-1.2823214

Environment (环境)

More than 40 percent of China's arable land degraded: Xinhua
Reuters, November 4, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/04/us-china-soil-idUSKBN0IO0Y720141104

Hong Kong (香港)

“占中”以来香港警方共拘捕324人 (Hong Kong police have arrested 324 since start of Occupy Central)
China News, November 5, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/ga/2014/11-05/6756383.shtml

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

维权人士叶海燕微博发裸照被拘留
Ye Haiyan, rights campaigner, is detained over photo posted online
The New York Times, November 5, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141105/c05campaigner/dual/

Law (法律)

中国公布《反间谍法》 瞄准国外敌对势力 (China’s Counter-Espionage Law targets foreign hostile forces)
Radio Free Asia, November 4, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/junshiwaijiao/hc-11042014124100.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

China detains petitioners, shutters factories, businesses ahead of summit
Radio Free Asia, November 4, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/shutters-11042014141641.html

Japan warns china coral poachers
The Wall Street Journal, November 4, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/japan-warns-china-coral-poachers-141509888

Rule of Law (法治)

"民告官"信访案件年超400万件 最高法:很不正常 (Supreme People’s Court of China: 4 million petitions against officials a year is highly abnormal )
People’s Daily, November 5, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1105/c1001-25978268.html

Tibet (西藏)

YouTube关闭宣传西藏假账号 (YouTube closes fake accounts propagandizing Beijing’s policies on Tibet)
Voice of America, November 5, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/youtube-china-20141104/2508643.html

Related:
Success! YouTube removes fake China accounts
Free Tibet, November 4, 2014
http://freetibet.org/news-media/na/success-youtube-removes-fake-china-accounts

中共严查忠于达赖喇嘛的党员干部 (CPC to punish officials supportive of the Dalai Lama)
Voice of America, November 5, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-tibet-20141105/2508988.html

Related:
China warns Tibet party members not to harbor separatist 'fantasies' about Dalai Lama
Reuters, November 5, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/05/us-china-tibet-idUSKBN0IP0BA20141105

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China's socialist rule of law still offers real hope of improvements to legal system
South China Morning Post, November 5, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1631895/chinas-socialist-rule-law-still-offers-real-hope

“中国特色社会主义法治”的矛盾 (Contradictions in “rule of law with Chinese characteristics”)
Financial Times, November 5, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058955