Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Business and Human Rights (商业和人权)

报告:中国形象不佳 外国游客逐年减少 (Report: international tourists to China fall year by year as its image declines)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 13, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/01/150113_china_inbound_tourists

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

自由之家:压制政策危及共产党地位 (Freedom House: Repressive policy endangers CPC rule)
Voice of America, January 13, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/freedom-house-says-repression-in-china-growing-20150113/2596113.html

Related:
The Politburo’s predicament: confronting the limitations of Chinese Communist Party repression
Freedom House, January 13, 2015
https://freedomhouse.org/china-2015-politiburo-predicament#.VLVAacb9J58

Children (儿童)

Police rescue 37 babies “fed on noodles and leftovers” in China child trafficking crackdown
内地孕妇工厂:一出生即被卖 藏婴太平间
South China Morning Post, January 13, 2014
EN:http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1679020/chinese-police-rescue-37-babies-after-raid-103-child-traffickers
CH:http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/46116/nei-di-yun-fu-gong-han-yi-chu-sheng-ji-bei-mai-cang-ying-tai-ping-jian

Environment (环境)

China’s water problems are even worse than you think: report
The Wall Street Journal, January 13, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/01/13/chinas-water-problems-are-even-worse-than-you-think-report/

北京周边拟建国家级人工消霾实验室 (National laboratory to research manual smog removal to be built near Beijing)
South China Morning Post, January 13, 2015
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/lifestyle/46112/bei-jing-zhou-bian-ni-jian-guo-jia-ji-ren-gong-xiao-mai-shi-yan-shi

Health (健康)

Let me die, Chinese mother says as cancer bills pile up
Bloomberg, January 13, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-12/let-me-die-chinese-mother-says-as-cancer-bills-pile-up.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong’s legal big guns tussle over rule of law
占领示威后首次 港法律界三巨头论法治
South China Morning Post, January 12, 2015
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1678651/no-room-politics-judiciary-says-hong-kongs-top-judge-speech-extolling
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/46123/zhan-ling-shi-wei-hou-shou-ci-gang-fa-lu-jie-san-ju-tou-lun-fa-zhi

Fresh Occupy-style sit-in “could take place after Hong Kong's February 1 march”
South China Morning Post, January 13, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1678900/organisers-hong-kongs-february-1-democracy-rally-say-theyre-open-new

Related:
香港酝酿新一轮街头行动 (Hong Kong plans another round of street actions)
Voice of America, January 13, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/hongkong-new-occupy-20150113/2596263.html

Internet (互联网)

国家网信办:微博、贴吧今年将实名制 (State Internet Information Office: microblogs and discussion boards to require real-name registration by end of year)
People’s Daily, January 13, 2015
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2015/0113/c1001-26376687.html

蒋经国逝世周年 大陆网民称赞他开放民主 (Mainland netizens commend Chiang Ching-kuo for democratizing Taiwan on anniversary of his death)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 13, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/01/150113_chiang_chingkuo_xi_jinping

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

The colourful propaganda of Xinjiang
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 12, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-30722268

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

法治社会要开放言论自由 (A rule-of-law society requires freedom of speech)
Financial Times, January 13, 2015
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001060088