Friday, November 14, 2014

Children (儿童)

Disabled couple walks 500 kilometres to raise money for children's education
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1639898/disabled-couple-walks-500-kilometres-raise-money-childrens-education

Corruption (腐败)

中国反腐“有的放矢” (China’s “selective” anti-corruption measures)
Radio Free Asia, November 14, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/jingmao/cyl-11132014104105.html

Related:
Why China is torpedoing the G20’s corruption initiative
Business Spectator, November 14, 2014
http://www.businessspectator.com.au/article/2014/11/14/asia/why-china-torpedoing-g20s-corruption-initiative

Education (教育)

教育部:有些高校偏重西方法学理论 缺乏鉴别批判 (China’s Ministry of Education: some universities put too much focus on Western legal theories, lack critical judgment)
The Beijing News, November 14, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/11/14/341410.html

Environment (环境)

双11后遗症集中爆发 快递垃圾造成浪费和污染令人担忧 (Shipping package trash from Singles Day shopping frenzy raises environmental concerns)
China National Radio, November 14, 2014
http://china.cnr.cn/ygxw/201411/t20141114_516778518.shtml

Hong Kong (香港)

Rescuing protest artwork from Hong Kong’s streets
The New York Times, November 14, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/15/world/asia/rescuing-protest-artwork-from-hong-kongs-streets.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=1

Hong Kong High Court order sets up clearance attempt at Occupy Mong Kok next week
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1639779/high-court-order-sets-clearance-attempt-occupy-mong-kok-next-week

美议员担心香港自治不保 启动修法 (U.S. legislators announce congressional bill to support Hong Kong’s human rights and political development)
Voice of America, November 14, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/us-congress-20141113/2519503.html

Related:
U.S.lawmakers announce bill supporting Hong Kong “freedom and democracy”
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1639640/us-lawmakers-announce-bill-supporting-hong-kong-freedom-and-democracy

香港学联宣布派代表周六赴北京争取民主 (HKFS announces it will send representatives to Beijing to fight for democracy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 14, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141113_hk_students_beijing

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

A surprising rapprochement between China and the U.S.
The New Yorker, November 12, 2014
http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/surprising-rapprochement-china-u-s

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

广东雷州数千村民抗议强征土地 警察抓捕2人遭村民围堵 (Thousands of Guangdong villagers protest against land seizures, 2 arrested)
Radio Free Asia, November 13, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-11132014102949.html

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

习近平:民主未必仅仅体现在一人一票直选上 (Xi to Obama: democracy doesn’t have to be “one person, one vote”)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 14, 2014
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20141114/news_20141114_55_1053589.htm

Related:
习奥瀛台夜话全记录:聊到深夜11点才分手 (Full transcript of Xi Jinping and Obama’s conversation at Zhongnanhai)
Haiwai Net, November 14, 2014
http://opinion.haiwainet.cn/n/2014/1114/c353596-21378549.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China identifies “dozens” of Uighurs in Thailand: report
Reuters, November 14, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/14/us-china-thailand-uighur-idUSKCN0IY0R120141114?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

《环时》回应《纽时》:勿把自己看得那么普世 (Global Times to New York Times: shouldn’t consider yourself such an upholder of universal values)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 14, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141114_globaltimes_nyt_reax

Related:
环球时报:纽约时报该用为什么问自己 (Global Times: The New York Times should ask itself “why”)
Global Times, November 14, 2014
http://world.huanqiu.com/article/2014-11/5201941.html

中国言“新常态”为时尚早 (China’s claim of “new normal” is premature)
Financial Times, November 14, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001059132