Friday, November 14, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

淘宝网店因隐晦支持艾未未被迫关闭
An online store whose T-shirts tacitly support Ai Weiwei is shut down
The New York Times, November 13, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141113/c13taobao/dual/

美记者签证被拒 习近平称要自身找原因 (Xin Jinping: U.S. news outlets’ Chinese visas problems are organizations’ own fault)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 13, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2014/11/141112_china_us_media_visa

Related:
Chinese President Xi Jinping blames news outlets for visa problems in China
The Washington Post, November 12, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wemple/wp/2014/11/12/chinese-president-xi-jinping-blames-news-outlets-for-visa-problems-in-china/

See the video:
Obama Has priceless reaction after Chinese President shuts down reporter
BuzzFeed, November 12, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wemple/wp/2014/11/12/chinese-president-xi-jinping-blames-news-outlets-for-visa-problems-in-china/

Children (儿童)

国内首部关注儿童性侵电影今日上线 (China’s first movie on child sex abuse premiers today)
The Beijing News, November 13,2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/11/13/341220.html

Related:
Free film “The Secret Tree” highlights plight of child sex abuse victims
South China Morning Post, November 13,2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1638408/free-film-secret-tree-highlights-plight-child-sex-abuse-victims

Environment (环境)

China’s climate change plan raises questions
The New York Times, November 12, 2014
linhttp://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/13/world/asia/climate-change-china-xi-jinping-obama-apec.htmlk

Hong Kong (香港)

Occupy marshals arrested after restraining Jimmy Lai attackers join protest march
South China Morning Post, November 13, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1638941/occupy-central-marshals-arrested-fighting-join-march-protest-charges

President Obama denies U.S. supported Hong Kong protesters
The Independent, November 12, 2014
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/president-obama-denies-us-supported-hong-kong-protesters-9856808.html

Attackers throw rotten animal organs at HK media tycoon
Channel News Asia, November 12, 2014
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/attackers-throw-rotten/1468784.html

High Court rejects appeal bid against Occupy site clearance order
South China Morning Post, November 7, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1638384/occupy-site-clearance-may-not-occur-till-next-week

习近平抨击香港抗议活动“违法”
Xi slams ‘illegal’ Hong Kong protests
Financial Times, November 13, 2014
CH:http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001059100
EN: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/6a63561c-6a51-11e4-bfb4-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3Iy8ZqE2z

International Relations (国际关系)

China takes carrot-and-stick approach to dealing with neighbors
The Wall Street Journal, November 13, 2014
https://www.google.com/search?q=China+Takes+Carrot-and-Stick+Approach+to+Dealing+With+Neighbors

Rule of Law (法治)

China's Reforms: law without rights or law without substance?
Huffington Post, November 11, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ryan-mitchell/chinas-reforms-law-withou_b_6137144.html

Women (妇女)

浙江杭州:一女大学生状告企业“只招男生”胜诉
Chinese woman wins sexual-discrimination case
Xinhua, November 13, 2014
CH:http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2014-11/13/c_1113239738.htm
EN: http://english.sina.com/china/2014/1113/754169.html

中国女子高等院校联盟成立 (Chinese women's colleges form alliance to eliminate gender discrimination in employment through legislation)
Xinhua, November 13, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/2014-11/13/c_1113239761.htm

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

回应习近平
A response to President Xi Jinping
The New York Times, November 13, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20141113/c13editorial/dual/