Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Business and Human Rights (商业和人权)

Is JPMorgan chase profiting off of forced evictions in China?
Rolling Stone, February 10, 2015
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/is-jpmorgan-chase-profiting-off-of-forced-evictions-in-china-20150

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

Is artificial intelligence helping China spy on its citizens?
The Diplomat, February 11, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/02/is-artificial-intelligence-helping-china-spy-on-its-citizens/

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

家长揭贵族幼儿园饮食:每月交5600元 吃臭鸡蛋 (Parents discover children are fed rotten food at expensive $896/month kindergarten)
NetEase, February 11, 2015
http://news.163.com/15/0211/11/AI5TU8ER00011229.html

王荣承认大陆食安差造成水货客逼爆香港 (Shenzhen Party Secretary admits mainland’s serious food safety issues lead to parallel traders flooding Hong Kong)
Radio France Internationale, February 11, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20150211-王荣承认大陆食安差造成水货客逼爆香港/

Corruption (腐败)

China slates environment ministry after graft probe
Reuters, February 10, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/10/us-china-environment-corruption-idUSKBN0LE17A20150210

Education (教育)

University president sees echoes of Cultural Revolution in new campaign
The New York Times, February 10, 2015
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/02/10/university-president-sees-echoes-of-cultural-revolution-in-new-campaign/

Related:
南开校长:意识形态工作不能走到另外一个极端 (Nankai University’s president: ideological development cannot go to another extreme)
People.cn, February 9, 2015
http://edu.people.com.cn/n/2015/0209/c1006-26532151.html

Environment (环境)

In China, a fight to save a forest tests toughened environment law
Reuters, February 10, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/10/us-china-environment-lawsuit-idUSKBN0LE2PJ20150210

Hong Kong (香港)

王荣承认大陆食安差造成水货客逼爆香港 (Wang Rong admits that Mainland’s poor food safety contributes to parallel traders flooding Hong Kong)
Radio France Internationale, February 11, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20150211-王荣承认大陆食安差造成水货客逼爆香港/

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

China: Inventing a crime
The New York Review of Books, February 9, 2015
http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2015/feb/09/china-pu-zhiqiang-inventing-crime/?insrc=wbll

International Relations (国际关系)

中国担负起推进阿富汗和平进程的责任 (China assumes responsibility for advancing Afghanistan peace process)
The Wall Street Journal, February 11, 2015
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20150211/bch162719.asp?source=rss

Internet (互联网)

外媒称中国黑客通过福布斯网站攻击美军工企业 (Foreign media: Chinese hackers attacked U.S. military industrial enterprises via Forbes website)
Sina, February 11, 2015
http://mil.news.sina.com.cn/2015-02-11/1433821331.html

Labor (劳工)

China labor ties fray as grievances rise, economic growth slows
The Wall Street Journal, February 10, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/02/10/china-labor-ties-fray-as-grievances-rise-economic-growth-slows/?mod=chinablog

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

China: Thousands of air raid shelter residents evicted
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 11, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-31359096

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Officials to probe complaints by Mongolian herders over loss of grasslands
内蒙古阿旗数百牧民上访请愿 抗议草场被强行侵占十余年
Radio Free Asia, February 10, 2015
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/mongolian-herders-lose-grasslands-02102015141554.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-02102015101422.html

Rule of Law (法治)

In sharp words from Xi, ominous implications for China’s legal reforms
The Wall Street Journal, February 10, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/02/10/sharp-words-from-xi-have-ominous-implications-for-chinas-legal-reforms/

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Is China making its own terrorism problem worse?
Foreign Policy, February 9, 2015
http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/02/09/is-china-making-its-own-terrorism-problem-worse-uighurs-islamic-state/