Thursday, January 22, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

China says ousted security tsar's influence corrupted others
Reuters, January 21, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/21/us-china-corruption-idUSKBN0KU14320150121

Line drawn on purported corruption in calligraphy
中国反腐盯上书法界
The New York Times, January 22, 2015
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20150122/c22calligraphy/dual/

最高检今年组建新的反贪总局 (China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate to set up new anti-corruption bureau this year)
Xinhua, January 22, 2015
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2015-01/22/c_1114090798.htm

Hong Kong (香港)

Police refuse Jimmy Lai's request to “charge me immediately,” for organising Occupy protest
South China Morning Post, January 21, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1688281/police-refuse-jimmy-lais-request-charge-me-immediately-organising

一些香港人要求英国给予居留权 (Pessimistic about future, some Hongkongers demand UK to grant right of abode)
Voice of America, January 22, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/hongkong-uk-20150121/2607364.html

香港接受内地跨境生名额大减 港媒:入学会更难 (Hong Kong heavily reduces quota for mainland students)
Cankao Xiaoxi, January 22, 2015
http://china.cankaoxiaoxi.com/2015/0122/637681.shtml

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Chinese activist faces deportation after escape to meet husband in Vietnam
Radio Free Asia, January 21, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/activist-01212015114807.html

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

Manila: China's reclamation in disputed reefs now massive
ABC News, January 21, 2015
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/manila-chinas-reclamation-disputed-reefs-now-massive-28367007

Labor (劳工)

香港劳工刊物称中国劳工维权压力空前 (China Labor Watch: labor rights defense in China faces unprecedented pressure)
Voice of America, January 22, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-labor-rights-20150121/2607734.html

LGBTI (男女同性恋、双性恋、变性人和两性人)

Seeking a lesbian wife: pressured Chinese gays turn to online dating for “cooperative marriage”
South China Morning Post, January 22, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1688997/id-have-lesbian-wife-pressured-chinese-gays-turn-dating-apps-cooperative

Population (人口)

China says its gender imbalance is "most serious” in the world
Economic Times, January 21, 2015
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/china-says-its-gender-imbalance-is-most-serious-in-the-world/articleshow/45965654.cms

Related:
中国大陆男性人口比女性人口多3300万人 (33 million more males than females in mainland China)
Radio Free Asia, January 21, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/yl-01212015102733.html

State Compensation (国家赔偿)

Shanghai officials fired over New Year’s Eve stampede
The Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2015
http://www.wsj.com/articles/shanghai-officials-fired-over-new-years-eve-stampede-1421825592?tesla=y

Related:
外滩踩踏事件受害人家属对当局表不满 (Families of Shanghai stampede dissatisfied with the authorities’ compensation plan)
Deutsche Welle, January 22, 2015
http://www.dw.de/外滩踩踏事件受害人家属对当局表不满/a-18209115?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

北京媒体质疑上海问责 (People’s Daily reporter and The Beijing News question Shanghai’s accountability mechanism)
Radio France Internationale, January 22, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20150122-北京媒体质疑上海问责/

Taiwan (台湾)

美国白宫网站发起签名请愿:要求尊重中华民国及其国旗 (Activists petition White House online: respect the Republic of China and her national flag)
Radio Free Asia, January 21, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/ck-01212015101341.html

Tibet (西藏)

Pope Francis leaves door open to Dalai Lama meeting
The Telegraph, January 22, 2015
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/the-pope/11357141/Pope-Francis-leaves-door-open-to-Dalai-Lama-meeting.html