Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Academic Exchange (学术交流)

专访:汉办主任反驳孔子学院干扰学术自由
How open is China's global Confucius Institute programme?
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 29, 2014
CH:http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/12/141229_confucius_interview
EN:http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/12/141229_confucius_interview

Corruption (腐败)

中共党内决不容忍结党营私 对腐败保持高压态势--新华
CPC says that cliques within the Party are not tolerated
Xinhua, December 30, 2014
CH:http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKBS0K70LB20141229?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews
EN:http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/899199.shtml

Education (教育)

Chinese president signals tightening of control over universities
The Guardian, December 30, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/dec/30/chinese-president-signals-tightening-of-control-over-universities

Health (健康)

Dust in the lung
Al Jazeera, December 29, 2014
http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/witness/2014/12/dust-lung-20141229919544772.html

"AIDS demolition brigades” clear path for property developer
The Wall Street Journal, December 29, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/12/29/aids-demolition-brigades-clear-path-for-property-developer/?mod=WSJBlog

Hong Kong (香港)

Britain made 1984 vow to Hong Kong on Sino-British joint declaration, declassified documents show
South China Morning Post, December 30, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1670635/britain-made-1984-vow-hong-kong-joint-declaration-documents-show

The New Lion Rock Spirit -- how a banner on a hillside redefined the Hong Kong dream
Huffington Post, December 29, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/yuen-chan/the-new-lion-rock-spirit-_b_6345212.html

Students watch as Hong Kong prepares to explain protests to Beijing
The Wall Street Jounal, December 29, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/12/29/students-watch-as-hong-kong-prepares-to-explain-protests-to-beijing/?mod=chinablog

Internet (互联网)

外交部回应Gmail被封 环时:中国使用者应接受现实
Chinese internet users "should accept blocking of Gmail in China": Global Times
South China Morning Post, December 29, 2014
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/45357/wai-jiao-bu-hui-ying-gmailbei-feng-huan-shi-zhong-guo-shi-yong-zhe-ying-jie-shou-xian
EN:http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1670661/chinese-internet-users-should-accept-blocking-gmail-china-claims-global

Media (媒体)

Film director jailed in China for making documentary about the constitution
South China Morning Post, December 30, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1670695/film-director-jailed-china-making-documentary-about-constitution

Rule of Law (法治)

In China, a rare criminal case in which evidence made a difference
The Washington Post, December 29, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/in-china-a-rare-criminal-case-in-which-evidence-made-a-difference/2014/12/29/23f86b80-796b-11e4-9721-80b3d95a28a9_story.html

Technology (科技)

Xiaomi, Chinese smartphone maker, valued at $45 billion
小米再度融资,市值接近雅虎
The New York Times, December 30, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20141230/c30xiaomi/dual/

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China's 2014: the view from house arrest
Radio Free Asia, December 29, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/commentaries/baotong/2014-12292014154005.html

Caving in to China's power
向中国出版审查低头的世界
The New York Times, December 30, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20141230/c30kitto/dual/