Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China’s anti-corruption push may drive wealthy overseas
Financial Times, November 11, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/cb9308f2-6983-11e4-8f4f-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3Iqdf675r

Cyber security (网络安全)

State-sponsored hackers target human rights groups, study says
The Globe and Mail, November 11, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/state-sponsored-hackers-target-human-rights-groups-study-says/article21529014/

Environment (环境)

中美气候变化联合声明 ((U.S., China make joint announcement on climate change agreement)
Xinhua, November 12, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/2014-11/12/c_1113221744.htm

Related:
US and China strike deal on carbon cuts in push for global climate change pact
The Guardian, November 12, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/nov/12/china-and-us-make-carbon-pledge

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong police get ready to clear occupy protest sites
The Wall Street Journal, November 12, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/11/12/hong-kong-police-get-ready-to-clear-occupy-protest-sites/?mod=chinablog

Hong Kong protesters to occupy British consulate over “lack of UK government support”
Telegraph November 12, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/11224909/Hong-Kong-protesters-to-occupy-British-consulate-over-lack-of-UK-government-support.html

Information Control (信息控制)

中国官方提高反西方言论调门
China turns up the rhetoric against the West
The New York Times, November 12, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141112/c12beijing/dual/

习近平望“APEC蓝”持续 雾霾重临当局屏蔽数据“保蓝天”(China censors air quality data after Beijing fails to maintain “APEC Blue” skies)
Radio Free Asia, November 11, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yf2-11112014101530.html

Related:
China blocks smog data after failing to clean skies before APEC
The Guardian, November 12, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/nov/12/china-and-us-make-carbon-pledge

International Human Rights (国际人权)

China's president claims progress on human rights
Associated Press, November 12, 2014
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/chinas-president-claims-progress-human-rights-26849374

International Relations (国际关系)

Beijing aims to blunt Western influence in China
The Wall Street Journal, November 12, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB12749693127881543319304580270521425499574.html

U.S. and China agree more cooperation but differ over Hong Kong protests
The Guardian, November 12, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2014/nov/12/us-china-stress-cooperation-differ-hong-kong-protests

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

湖南上千国企下岗工人堵政府维权 (Thousand laid-off state-owned enterprise workers demand adequate compensation in front of government building)
Radio Free Asia, November 12, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl1-11112014101620.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

二审不开庭 伊力哈木上诉无望 (No court hearing for Ilham Tohti’s second instance trial, poor prospects for appeal)
Voice of America, November 11, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/ilham-trial-20141111/2515948.html

新疆22人因非法讲经等罪名获刑
22 sentenced to prison in ethnically split Chinese region of Xinjiang
The New York Times, November 12, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141112/c12xinjiang/dual/

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

从谣言看中国国情 (Mao Yushi: Chinese people’s reaction to rumors reveals much about national conditions)
Financial Times, November 12, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001059024