Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

Beijing’s heavy-handed response to Shanghai grief
The Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/01/21/beijings-heavy-handed-response-to-shanghai-grief/?mod=WSJBlog

Corruption (腐败)

北京当局要求“肃清周永康案影响”(Beijing demands “purging influence of Zhou Yongkang’s case”)
Deutsche Welle, January 21, 2015
http://www.dw.de/北京当局要求肃清周永康案影响/a-18204569?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Domestic security (国内安全)

元旦除夕夜上海外滩人踩人惨案官方问责出结果11名区级官员被撤职(Official investigation of Shanghai New Year’s Eve stampede results in dismissal of 11 district-level officials)
Radio France Internationale, January 21, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20150121-元旦除夕夜上海外滩人踩人惨案官方问责出结果-11名区级官员被撤职/

Related:
上海外滩拥挤踩踏事件调查报告全文 (Full text: report on investigation of Shanghai stampede)
People’s Daily, January 21, 2015
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2015/0121/c1001-26424342.html

Environment (环境)

Beijing's smog is increasingly toxic for China's politicians
The Guardian, January 20, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/20/beijings-smog-increasingly-toxic-chinas-politicians

Hong Kong (香港)

National security laws have place in Hong Kong, says former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa
South China Morning Post, January 20, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1682864/cy-leung-was-right-criticise-students-says-former-chief-executive

Hong Kong lawmakers slam renewed talk of security, subversion law
Radio Free Asia, January 20, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/lawmakers-slam-subversion-law-01202015142223.html

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment), 国际关系(安全,贸易和投资)

China denies hundreds of Chinese nationals trapped in Myanmar
Reuters, January 20, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/20/us-china-myanmar-idUSKBN0KT0PH20150120

中国称100多名中国伐木人员在缅甸被捕 (China says over 100 Chinese loggers arrested in Myanmar)
Reuters, January 21, 2015
http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKBS0KU17120150121

Law (法律)

Human Rights Watch says China draft terrorism law a “licence to commit abuses”
Reuters, January 20, 2015
http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFKBN0KT0I520150120

Related:
China: Draft Counterterrorism Law a recipe for abuses
Human Rights Watch, January 20, 2015
http://www.hrw.org/news/2015/01/20/china-draft-counterterrorism-law-recipe-abuses

Media (媒体)

国际记者联盟批中国非法拘禁德记者助理 (International Federation of Journalists criticizes China’s illegal detention of Die Zeit assistant Zhang Miao)
Voice of America, January 21, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-media-workers-20150120/2605947.html

Related:
Chinese media worker detained for three months without charge
International Federation of Journalists, January 20, 2015
http://www.ifj.org/nc/news-single-view/backpid/1/article/chinese-media-worker-detained-for-three-months-without-charge/

《纽约客》记者指责《中国日报》假借其名唱赞歌 (New Yorker journalist accuses China Daily of fabricating pro-Beijing editorials under his name)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 21, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/01/150121_china_article

Related:
China state-run newspaper “fabricated column by New Yorker writer” praising Beijing
The Telegraph, January 21, 2015
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11359439/China-state-run-newspaper-fabricated-column-by-New-Yorker-writer-praising-Beijing.html

Population (人口)

计生政策后遗:中国劳动适龄人口三年连降 (China’s working-age population shrinks for three consecutive years as a result of “one child policy”)
South China Morning Post, January 21, 2015
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/46607/ji-sheng-zheng-ce-hou-yi-zhong-guo-lao-dong-gua-ling-ren-kou-san-nian-lian-jiang

Rule of Law (法治)

China's legal profession had “worst year ever" in 2014
Radio Free Asia, January 20, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/legal-01202015105011.html