Thursday, February 26, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

中紀委網站開設專欄發佈落馬官員懺悔書 (Anti-graft agency launches section for dismissed officials’ confessions)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 26, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/trad/china/2015/02/150226_china_anti-corruption_confession

Related:
“Stay tuned” as China readies to publish corruption confessions
Reuters, February 25, 2015
http://ca.reuters.com/article/topNews/idCAKBN0LU04W20150226

沉重的忏悔,深刻的警醒——本网推出"忏悔录"专栏 (Remorseful confession, profound realization: our website [CCDI] launches “Confessions” section)
The Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Central Committee of the CPC, February 26, 2015
http://www.ccdi.gov.cn/xwtt/201502/t20150225_51687.html

Hong Kong (香港)

曾俊华发布新预算案特别眷顾占中“受害者”及增加维稳费 (New budget from HK finance secretary addresses “victims” of Occupy Movement and increases stability maintenance fees)
Radio France Internationale, February 26, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20150226-曾俊华发布新预算案特别眷顾占中“受害者”及增加维稳费/

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Hillary Clinton “gave in” to China says Chen Guangcheng
The Telegraph, February 25, 2015
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/11433303/Hillary-Clinton-gave-in-to-China-says-Chen-Guangcheng.htmll

Law (法律)

China narrows definition of terrorism in draft law by deleting “thoughts” from list of liable offences
South China Morning Post, February 26, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1723625/changes-needed-chinas-counter-terrorism-law-avoid-human-rights-abuses-say

Related:
全国人大常委会审议反恐怖主义法(草案)(Standing Committee of NPC reviews draft counter-terrorism law)
Chinacourt.org, February 26, 2015
http://tv.chinacourt.org/5251.html

法院可依法直接认定恐怖活动组织和人员 (Draft counter-terrorism law permits courts to directly identify organizations and individuals involved in terrorism)
People.cn, February 26, 2015
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2015/0226/c1001-26597846.html

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

China's top court rejects judicial independence as “erroneous thought”
The Guardian, February 26, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/26/chinas-top-court-rejects-judicial-independence-as-erroneous-thought

After the “Three Represents,” China pushes “Four Comprehensives”
Reuters, February 26, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/26/us-china-doctrine-idUSKBN0LU0A620150226

Related:
坚持严格公正司法 坚持从严管理队伍 为协调推进“四个全面”提供有力司法保障 (Persevere in strict impartial justice andmanagement of officialdom, provide effective judicial protection for coordinated implementation of “four comprehensives”)
Chinacourt.org, February 26, 2015
http://www.chinacourt.org/article/detail/2015/02/id/1557742.shtml

China's Xi Jinping unveils new “four comprehensives” slogans
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 25, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-31622571

Related:
从“四个全面”读懂中国治国理政新思路 (Understand China’s new ideas for governance through the “four comprehensives”)
Legal Daily, February 26, 2015
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/commentary/content/2015-02/26/content_5976715.htm?node=33188

Women (妇女)

China’s feminists stand up against “misogynistic” TV gala
The Washington Post, February 26, 2015
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2015/02/25/chinas-feminists-stand-up-against-misogynistic-tv-gala/

Anger after China's Lunar New Year Gala mocks “manly” women
CNN, February 25, 2015
http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/25/china/lunar-new-year-gala-sexism/

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China's fertile ground for Islamic State
Bloomberg, February 25, 2015
http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-02-25/china-s-fertile-ground-for-islamic-state

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Xi Jinping: China’s undecided “decider”
The Diplomat, February 25, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/02/xi-jinping-chinas-undecided-decider/

China must uphold religious freedom in new year
Aljazeera, February 26, 2015
http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2015/2/china-must-uphold-religious-freedom-in-new-year.html