Thursday, January 08, 2015

Academic Exchange (学术交流)

欧洲第一座孔子学院将被关闭 民间团体表支持 (Shutdown of Europe’s first Confucius Institute supported by civil society)
Radio Free Asia, January 7, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/gr-01072015124922.html

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

Yes, Chinese police openly spy on your calls and texts
Bloomberg, January 7, 2015
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-07/yes-chinese-police-openly-spy-on-your-calls-and-texts.html

Corruption (腐败)

China says nets 680 graft suspects in “unprecedented” haul
“猎狐”行动抓获680名外逃经济犯罪人员 数量“空前”
Reuters, January 8, 2015
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/08/us-china-corruption-idUSKBN0KH0E720150108
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKBS0KH0FZ20150108?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

Environment (环境)

China encourages environmental groups to sue polluters
The Guardian, January 7, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/07/china-encourages-environmental-groups-to-sue-polluters

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong student leader Wong slams authorities in court
Daily Mail, January 8, 2015
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-2901589/Hong-Kong-student-leader-Wong-slams-authorities-court.html

Related:
香港学生领袖黄之锋法庭上抨击当局 (Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong slams authorities in court)
Deutsche Welle, January 8, 2015
http://www.dw.de/香港学生领袖黄之锋法庭上抨击当局/a-18176607

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

"Tortured" Guangzhou activist refuses food in detention center
Radio Free Asia, January 7, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/guangzhou-rights-cases-01072015131915.html

Related:
孙德胜狱中受酷刑自虐抗议 律师抗议拖延判决 (Sun Desheng attempts suicide, self-abuse to protest torture in prison, lawyers challenge verdict delay)
Radio Free Asia, January 7, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl1-01072015105354.html

Internet (互联网)

中国网络文学作者将实名 引发网友热议 (China to force Internet writers to register real name, stirs controversy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 8, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/01/150108_cn_online_literature_real_name

中国大学网络资源分享平台被封引争议 (Blockage of resource-sharing platform in Chinese universities stirs controversy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 7, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/01/150107_china_education_internet

Migrants (农民工)

China to expand unemployment benefits to lure migrants to cities
Reuters, January 7, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/07/us-china-unemployment-idUSKBN0KG11Z20150107

Tibet (西藏)

Nearly 70 Tibetans detained following clash over forced vote
Radio Free Asia, January 7, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/vote-01072015144955.html

美国鼓励中国与达赖喇嘛加深接触 (U.S. urges China to deepen contact with Dalai Lama)
Voice of America, January 8, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/us-china-dalai-20150107/2589496.html

Related:
United States calls for direct talks between China, Dalai Lama
The Economic Times, January 8, 2015
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/united-states-calls-for-direct-talks-between-china-dalai-lama/articleshow/45806943.cms

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Collision course in Hong Kong
The Wall Street Journal, January 7, 2015
http://www.wsj.com/articles/collision-course-in-hong-kong-1420675908

鲍彤:对滋生腐败的制度不应“自信”而要改革 (Bao Tong: the corruption-breeding system needs reform, not “self-confidence”)
Radio France Internationale, January 8, 2015
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20150108-鲍彤:对滋生腐败的制度不应”自信“而要改革