Monday, December 22, 2014

Academic Exchange (学术交流)

Confucius institute: The hard side of China's soft power
BBC, December 22, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-30567743

Confucius Institutes – Quo Vadis?
The Diplomat, December 21, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/12/confucius-institutes-quo-vadis/

Cyber security (网络安全)

中国外长称中国反对一切形式网络攻击和网络恐怖行为 (Chinese Foreign Minister: China opposes to all forms of cyber-attack and cyber terror)
Reuters, December 22, 2014
http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKBS0K00GG20141222

Hong Kong (香港)

Top Beijing adviser raps Hong Kong for lack of national security law
South China Morning Post, December 22, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1667673/top-adviser-chinas-government-says-hong-kong-lags-behind-macau

Hong Kong protesters adopt new weapon: Christmas carols
The Telegraph, December 22, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/11307324/Hong-Kong-protesters-adopt-new-weapon-Christmas-carols.html

Macao (澳门)

China's Xi warns against pro-democracy protests on visit to Macau
Deutsche Welle, December 20, 2014
http://www.dw.de/chinas-xi-warns-against-pro-democracy-protests-on-visit-to-macau/a-18143277

Umbrellas banned as China's Xi arrives in Macau
Daily Mail, December 19, 2014
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-2880139/Xi-arrives-Macau-China-cracks-gambling.html

China's Xi Cautions Macau Against Foreign Forces
ABC News, December 20, 2014
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-leader-cautions-external-forces-27731965

北京推动澳门变革新路径 (Beijing impels Macau to follow a new path)
Radio France Internationale, December 20, 2014
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20141220-北京推动澳门变革新路径

National Defense (国防)

China mulls national security law to deal with terrorists
The Hindu, December 22, 2014
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/world/china-mulls-national-security-law-to-deal-with-terrorists/article6715826.ece

Population (人口)

点评中国: 从单独二孩实践看中国人口决策 (Comment on China: Using the one-child policy to examine China’s population policy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 22, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/focus_on_china/2014/12/141222_cr_singlechildpolicy

Rule of Law (法治)

广东韶关法轮案开庭 律师辩护被架出法庭 (Falun Gong trial in Shaoguan, Guangdong begins, defense lawyer is bundled out of the courtroom)
Radio Free Asia, December 19, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl2-12192014100619.html

Taiwan (台湾)

吾尔开希:受柯文哲鼓舞而参选台湾立委 (Wu'erkaixi: Inspired by Ke Wenzhe to run for office as Taiwan legislator)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 22, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/12/141222_taiwan_wuer_kaixi