Friday, January 23, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

China asks officials to stop plagiarizing their self-criticisms
The Wall Street Journal, January 23, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/01/23/and-once-more-with-feeling-china-asks-officials-to-stop-plagiarizing-each-other/

Cyber security (网络安全)

“中国把台湾当做网路攻击试验场”(Taiwan Vice Premier: “China treats Taiwan as test site for its cyber-attack technologies”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 22, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/01/150122_taiwan_websafety_chna

Domestic security (国内安全)

中共通过国家安全战略纲要 强调党绝对领导 (China adopts national security strategy guidelines, emphasizing CPC’s absolute leadership)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 23, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/01/150123_state_security_xi_jinping

Related:
China’s leadership warns of national security risks
China Daily, January 23, 2015
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015-01/23/content_19391741.htm

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong should make its own national security law rather than implement Beijing's, scholar says
South China Morning Post, January 23, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1689353/hong-kong-should-make-its-own-national-security-law-rather-implement

Prominent solicitor quits Hong Kong Law Society committee drafting 2017 poll stance
South China Morning Post, January 22, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1689338/prominent-solicitor-quits-hong-kong-law-society-committee-drafting

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Chinese activist denied lawyer, family visits, health status unknown
Radio Free Asia, January 22, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/activist-01222015170615.html

Internet (互联网)

In China, VPN internet access tools suffer further disruptions
Reuters, January 23, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/23/us-china-internet-vpn-idUSKBN0KW0WS20150123

Related:
Foreign VPN service unavailable in China: Great Firewall has been upgraded for cyberspace sovereignty
People’s Daily, January 23, 2015
http://en.people.cn/n/2015/0123/c90882-8840092.html

网信办否认攻击Outlook 鲁炜当选全球互联网治理联盟委员 (State Internet information Office denies Outlook attack, Lu Wei elected to “Global Internet Governance Alliance ”)
South China Morning Post, January 23, 2015
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/46801/wang-xin-ban-fou-ren-gong-ji-outlook-lu-wei-dang-xuan-quan-qiu-hu-lian-wang-zhi-li-lian

解放军报称有微信号欲动摇共产党地位 (PLA Daily: some WeChat accounts aim to undermine CPC’s rule)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 23, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/01/150123_china_pla_cpc_wechat

Media (媒体)

China harassing and imprisoning Chinese working for foreign news outlets
The Washington Post, January 22, 2015
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-harassing-and-imprisoning-chinese-working-for-foreign-news-outlets/2015/01/21/3941bdc8-a0e6-11e4-91fc-7dff95a14458_story.html

Population (人口)

China tries to keep couples from sending fetal blood abroad
The Wall Street Journal, January 23, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/01/23/china-tries-to-keep-couples-from-sending-fetal-blood-abroad/

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

河南万人围攻污染药厂 抗议排污10年政府纵容 (Over 10,000 Henan residents protest government’s decade-long inaction on pollution at pharmaceutical factory site)
Radio Free Asia, January 22, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yf1-01222015100426.html

广西上千教师连日罢课讨薪 当局删网帖封锁消息 (As over 1,000 Guangxi teachers strike to recoup docked pay, authorities delete online posts and block news)
Radio Free Asia, January 22, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl2-01222015100320.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

新疆官员倡治理维族早婚多育现象 (Xinjiang official to manage early marriage and high birth rates in Uyghur communities)
Deutsche Welle, January 23, 2015
http://www.dw.de/新疆官员倡治理维族早婚多育现象/a-18211026?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf