Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Business and Economics (商业和人权)

全球经济自由度:香港第一 中国第139 (2015 Economic Freedom Index: Hong Kong claims first place, China 139th)
Voice of America, January 28, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/world-economic-20150127/2615909.html

Related:
2015 Index of Economic Freedom
Heritage Foundation, January 2015
http://www.heritage.org/index/

Corruption (腐败)

国家体育总局承认金牌至上政绩观滋生贪腐 (China’s State General Administration of Sport admits “gold medal supremacy” breeds corruption)
Radio France Internationale, January 28, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20150128-国家体育总局承认金牌至上政绩观滋生贪腐/

Related:
中国全运会不再公布金牌排名 (China ceases to rank provincial teams by number of medals earned at National Games)
Chinaso, January 27, 2015
http://paper.chinaso.com/detail/20150126/1000200032732561422252598566153036_1.html

Environment (环境)

Chinese police alleged to have eaten endangered giant salamander at banquet
The Guardian, January 27, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jan/27/chinese-police-eaten-endangered-giant-salamander-banquet

June Fourth (六四)

英媒:中共六四期间曾试图向外转移资金 (British media: CPC leaders tried transfering money overseas during June 4)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 28, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2015/01/150128_press_review

Related:
Fresh details of “savage” Tiananmen massacre emerge in embassy cables
Telegraph, January 27, 2015
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11372052/Fresh-details-of-savage-Tiananmen-massacre-emerge-in-embassy-cables.html

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

Motorway constructed around homes in China, after residents refuse compensation payment
The Independent, January 26, 2015
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/motorway-constructed-around-homes-in-china-after-residents-refuse-compensation-payment-10003765.html

Population (人口)

Ageing Shanghai urges couples to have a second child
South China Morning Post, January 28, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1693640/ageing-shanghai-urges-couples-have-second-child

Tibet (西藏)

Communist officials in Tibet punished for helping Dalai Lama
ABC News, January 28, 2015
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/communist-cadres-tibet-punished-helping-dalai-lama-28538826

达赖喇嘛:中国缺乏民主制度 (Dalai Lama: China lacks democratic system)
Voice of America, January 28, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/dalai-lama-says-china-does-not-have-democratic-system-20150128/2616496.html

Women (妇女)

Beijing considering women-only subway cars
Wall Street Journal, January 28, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/01/28/beijing-considering-women-only-subway-cars/

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China must look beyond subsidies to improve the lot of its farmers
South China Morning Post, January 28, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1694032/china-must-look-beyond-subsidies-improve-lot-its-farmers