Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

北京反腐败宣言 (全文) (Beijing Anti-corruption Declaration: Full Text)
People’s Daily, November 10, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1109/c1001-25999055.html

陕西一村委会举债70万修雕塑 称不搞面子难要拨款(Australia considers anti-corruption extradition treaty with China)
Deutsche Welle, November 10, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DjwX

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

长沙查获3400万只假避孕套 案值达2.3亿元 (34 million fake condoms worth RMB 230 million seized in Changsha)
Xinhua, November 11, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2014-11/10/c_127196459.htm

Related
34 million fake condoms seized in China amid scare of AIDS
Times of India, November 9, 2014
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/china/34-million-fake-condoms-seized-in-China-amid-scare-of-AIDS/articleshow/45090834.cms

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong protesters carry out “yellow ribbon” march
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 9, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29975423

China Backs CY Leung’s Handling of Hong Kong Protests
The Wall Street Journal, November 9, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/articles/china-backs-cy-leungs-handling-of-hong-kong-protests-1415528122

Xi Supports Hong Kong democracy “within law,” Leung says
Bloomberg, November 9, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-08/hong-kong-former-leader-tells-protesters-to-go-home-now.html

Hong Kong farmers protest over tycoon land grab
Channel News Asia, November 9, 2014
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/hong-kong-farmers-protest/1462612.html

香港前特首董建华组织智库 冀助政改通过及促使占领运动早日结束 (Former HK chief Tung Chee-hwa launches think tank to assist political reform)
Reuters, November 10, 2014
http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKCS0IU0EB20141110?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

Police can arrest protesters who obstruct bailiffs, Hong Kong's High Court rules
South China Morning Post, November 10, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1636737/police-could-move-mong-kok-occupy-camp-wednesday-after-court-renews

Hong Kong rejects talks after court rules against protest
Bloomberg, November 11, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-10/hong-kong-court-ratchets-up-pressure-to-clear-protesters.html

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong politician, says protesters will soon be arrested
CBC News, November 11, 2014
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/carrie-lam-hong-kong-politician-says-protesters-will-soon-be-arrested-1.2830838

调查:港人对普通话抗拒感创新高 (Survey: Hong Kongers’ resistance to Mandarin at new high)
South China Morning Post, November 10, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/42050/diao-cha-gang-ren-dui-pu-tong-hua-kang-ju-gan-chuang-xin-gao

Related:
香港自认中国人比率不足一成创新低 (Fewer than 10% Hong Kongers self-identify as Chinese, a new low)
Voice of America, November 11, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/residents-identity-20141111/2515637.html

International Relations (国际关系)

Stephen Harper raises human rights concerns with Chinese President Xi Jinping
CBC News, November 9, 2014
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/stephen-harper-raises-human-rights-concerns-with-chinese-president-xi-jinping-1.2829146

北京市民被迫为APEC顾全“大局”
In Beijing, clearer views hide real life
The New York Times, November 10, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141110/c10beijing/dual/

China targets “hostile foreign forces” in crescendo of accusations
The Christian Science Monitor, November 9, 2014
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-Pacific/2014/1109/China-targets-hostile-foreign-forces-in-crescendo-of-accusations

Apec restrictions “worse than prison”: China dissident Hu Jia
The Straits Times, November 11, 2014
http://www.straitstimes.com/news/asia/east-asia/story/apec-restrictions-worse-prison-china-dissident-hu-jia-20141107

Changing China
CBS News, November 10, 2014
http://www.cbsnews.com/feature/changing-china/

Internet (互联网)

中国政府又要整治网络视频 (China to launch another clean-up online videos)
Radio Free Asia, November 10, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/cyl-11072014115148.html

Labor (劳工)

China's high employment cause for short-term comfort, long-term concern
Reuters, November 9, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/09/us-china-unemployment-idUSKCN0IT0V320141109

Population (人口)

中国单独二孩政策并未达到预期效果 (China’s policy of allowing second child if one parent is single child does not achieve desired results)
Radio Free Asia, November 11, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/xql-11102014104602.html

Religion (宗教)

The rise of Christianity in China
Financial Times, November 7, 2014
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/a6d2a690-6545-11e4-91b1-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3IbcLFPXr

Society (社会)

毕业后失业:中国“无产阶级知识分子”(Unemployed university graduates become China’s “proletarian intellectuals” )
Deutsche Welle, November 10, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DgXo

内地人生活满意度与英德相当 但不乐于助人 (Report: Chinese mainlanders as satisfied with life as British and Germans, but unwilling to help others)
Cankao Xiaoxi, November 11, 2014
http://china.cankaoxiaoxi.com/2014/1111/559845.shtml

Women (妇女)

U.N. women's rights panel accuses China of harassing activists
Reuters, November 7, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/assets/print?aid=USKBN0IR1WM20141107

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China targets “wild imams” in mass public sentencing
Reuters, November 7, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/11/us-china-xinjiang-idUSKCN0IV0H820141111

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

新加坡给中国的真正启示 (Singapore’s real revelations for China)
Financial Times, November 10, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001059027

文革,中国仍然没有结束的一场革命? (Is the Cultural Revolution still happening in China?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 11, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141110_culture_revolution