Friday, February 13, 2015

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

记者无国界:中国关押记者最多 (Reporters Without Borders: China detains the largest number of journalists)
Radio Free Asia, February 12, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/hc-02122015104014.html

Corruption (腐败)

Behind China's corruption crackdown: whistleblowers
Forbes, February 12, 2015
http://www.forbes.com/sites/riskmap/2015/02/12/behind-chinas-corruption-crackdown-whistleblowers/

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong civics class puts Beijing on edge
The Wall Street Journal, February 13, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/02/13/hong-kong-civics-class-puts-beijing-on-edge/?mod=WSJBlog

Amnesty: Hong Kong protest supporters tortured in China
Voice of America, February 11, 2015
http://www.voanews.com/content/amnesty-hong-kong-protest-supporters-tortured-in-china/2639908.html

HKU law professors hit back against pro-Beijing press ‘political interference’ attacks
South China Morning Post, February 12, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1710973/hku-law-professors-hit-back-against-pro-beijing-press-political

Related
再有传媒报道梁振英力阻陈文敏任港大副校长 (More reporting on CY Leung’s interference in Johannes Chan’s candidacy for HKU pro-vice chancellor)
Radio France Internationale, February 13, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/政治/20150213-再有传媒报道梁振英力阻陈文敏任港大副校长/

Migrants (农民工)

刘丽:做好农民工和政府之间的桥梁 (Liu Li, migrant worker deputy to the NPC, ready to be a bridge between migrant workers and government)
People.cn, February 13, 2015
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2015/0213/c1001-26561081.html

Population (人口)

‘Two-child policy’ a must for China, says family planning official
South China Morning Post, February 12, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1710758/two-child-policy-must-china-says-family-planning-official

Tibet (西藏)

China security buildup seen in Tibetan video
Voice of America, February 12, 2015
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-security-buildup-seen-in-tibetan-video/2641313.html

Corruption (腐败)

China’s state-owned enterprises face new inspections in crackdown on graft
South China Morning Post, February 12, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1710468/chinas-state-owned-enterprises-face-new-inspections-crackdown-graft

China to probe army spending in corruption crackdown: report
Daily Mail February 12, 2015
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-2950318/China-probe-army-spending-corruption-crackdown-report.html

Shaanxi government to Probe missing funds after mass investor protests
Radio Free Asia, February 11, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/funds-02112015115140.html

Culture (文化)

Filming China's Dark Side
The New York Times, February 12, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/video/world/100000001222595/filming-chinas-dark-side.html

Environment (环境)

Survey of foreign companies in China finds pollution a growing problem
调查显示在华外企面临多重新挑战
The New York Times, February 12, 2015
http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20150212/c12pollution/dual/

Hong Kong (香港)

Unable to Occupy Hong Kong, demonstrators go shopping to protest
Bloomberg, February 11, 2015
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-11/unable-to-occupy-hong-kong-demonstrators-go-shopping-to-protest

Hukou (户口)

北京削减应届落户指标 毕业生突遭解约 (Beijing cuts central SOEs quota for granting Beijing hukous by 17%, college grads’ contracts suddenly terminated)
Caixin, February 11, 2015
http://china.caixin.com/2015-02-12/100783680.html

Internet (互联网)

Western companies slam China's Internet firewall
The Washington Post, February 12, 2015
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/western-companies-slam-chinas-internet-firewall/2015/02/12/323fa37a-b291-11e4-bf39-5560f3918d4b_story.html

June Fourth ( 六四)

Of Zhengzhou 10 Tiananmen activists, only Yu Shiwen remains behind bars
Radio Free Asia, February 11, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/yu-shiwen-remains-jailed-02112015152326.html

Media (媒体)

新闻自由度:中国倒数第五 台湾亚洲最佳 (World Press Freedom Index 2015: China fifth from bottom, Taiwan best in Asia)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 11, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/02/150212_rsf_press_freedom_china

Related:
World Press Freedom Index 2015: decline on all fronts
Reporters Without Borders, February 12, 2015
http://index.rsf.org/#!/

Population (人口)

政协常委提议"一对夫妻必生俩孩" (Shanxi CPPCC committee member: couples must have two children)
The Diplomat, February 12, 2015
hhttp://www.dw.de/政协常委提议一对夫妻必生俩孩/a-18251155

Taiwan (台湾)

Prison hostage situation in Taiwan turns deadly … and political
The Diplomat, February 12, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/02/prison-hostage-situation-in-taiwan-turns-deadly-and-political/

Women (妇女)

In China, a women’s detective agency battles for wronged wives
The New York Times, February 12, 2015
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/in-china-a-womens-detective-agency-battles-for-wronged-wives/2015/02/10/00cbb4b2-abe5-11e4-8876-460b1144cbc1_story.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

袁贵仁风波反映中共第五代执政还面临巨大挑战 (Yuan Guiren controversy reveals the fifth generation Communist Party still faces enormous challenges)
Radio France Internationale, February 12, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20150212-袁贵仁风波反映中共第五代执政还面临巨大挑战/