Thursday, January 15, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

中国山东现“行贿日记”百官受贿曝光 (“Bribery diary” from Shandong exposes more than 100 officials)
Voice of America, January 14, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-corruption-20150114/2597637.html

Environment (环境)

Poor Chinese provinces are being forced to send their water to wealthier regions
Quartz, January 13, 2015
http://qz.com/325661/poor-chinese-provinces-are-being-forced-to-send-their-water-to-wealthier-regions/

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

China's 109-year-old dissenter is still fighting for democracy
Business Insider, January 13, 2015
http://www.businessinsider.com/afp-china-linguists-109th-birthday-wish-democracy-2015-1

Hong Kong (香港)

LIVE: CY Leung's 2015 policy address
South China Morning Post, January 14, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1679533/live-cy-leungs-2015-policy-address

Hong Kong Leader: Don’t challenge Beijing
The Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/01/14/hong-kong-leader-dont-challenge-beijing/?mod=WSJBlog

Hong Kong leader warns of “anarchy”; opposition disrupts session
Reuters, January 14, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/14/us-hongkong-politics-idUSKBN0KN0EG20150114

Internet (互联网)

China shutters “illegal” websites, vows to step up real-name Registration
Radio Free Asia, January 14, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/shutters-01132015154123.html

Related:
中国双管齐下治网 净化还是压制?(Website shutdowns and real-name registration: purification or oppression?)
Voice of America, January 14, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-internet-20150113/2597384.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Mongolian herders travel to Beijing amid grassland dispute with army
Radio Free Asia, January 13, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/herders-01132015162641.html

踩踏事故:家属拟请愿书向当局要“答案”(Family of Shanghai stampede victim drafts petition for government answers)
Deutsche Welle, January 14, 2015
http://www.dw.de/踩踏事故家属拟请愿书向当局要答案/a-18189271?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

中国民主党等民运团体人士参加巴黎反恐大游行 (Members of China Democracy Party and other pro-democracy activists join counterterrorism march in Paris)
Radio Free Asia, January 13, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/gr-01132015102258.html

Tibet (西藏)

达赖喇嘛:我思想上是一名马克思主义者 (Dalai Lama: I am a Marxist)
Deutsche Welle, January 13, 2015
http://www.dw.de/达赖喇嘛我思想上是一名马克思主义者/a-18188184?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China requires IDs for fireworks in troubled Northwest
The Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/01/14/china-requires-ids-for-fireworks-in-troubled-northwest/?mod=WSJBlog

9名新疆涉恐人员欲偷渡被抓 (9 Xinjiang terror suspects arrested when attempting to leave China)
Xinhua, January 14, 2015
http://zgws.xinhuanet.com/info.aspx?id=78158&typeid=15

Related:
10 Turks said to be under arrest for aiding terrorist suspects in China
The New York Times, January 14, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/15/world/asia/10-turks-said-to-be-under-arrest-for-aiding-terrorist-suspects-in-china.html?_r=0

图籍:中国为新疆维稳展开宣传画优势 (Gallery: China launches poster propaganda offensive in Xinjiang for stability maintenance)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 14, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/multimedia/2015/01/150113_pic_china_xinjiang_propaganda

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Put China's tough new law to protect the environment to the test
The South China Morning Post, January 14, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1679570/put-chinas-tough-new-law-protect-environment-test

分析:中国需处理地方财政问题 (Analysis: China needs to deal with local governments’ fiscal issues)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 13, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/01/150113_analysis_china_local_fiscal