Monday, March 02, 2015

Animal Welfare and Rights (动物福利和权利)

Giant pandas make comeback in China
The Telegraph, March 1, 2015
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/wildlife/11443208/Giant-pandas-make-comeback-in-China.html

环保组织中国象牙交易禁令只有象征意义 (Environmental groups say China’s one-year ban on ivory is only symbolical)
Radio Free Asia, February 27, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/xql-02272015100811.html

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

China censorship sweep deletes more than 60,000 Internet accounts
Reuters, February 27, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/27/us-china-internet-censorship-idUSKBN0LV16S20150227

袁志偉聘民建聯前總幹事 主責本地政治新聞審稿 (Ex DAB chief committee member employed as local political news editor of Hong Kong’s largest TV broadcaster)
Mingpao, March 2, 2015
http://news.mingpao.com/ins1503021425255204546

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

法国猪肉制品正式进入中国市场 (French pork products officially enter Chinese market)
Radio France Internationale, March 1, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20150301-法国猪肉制品正式进入中国市场/

Corruption (腐败)

16 PLA major generals, many of them newly promoted, under investigation for military corruption
South China Morning Post, March 2, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1727199/16-pla-major-generals-many-them-newly-promoted-under-investigation

China jails ex-vice governor 17 years on graft charges
Washington Post, February 27, 2015
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-jails-ex-vice-governor-17-years-on-graft-charges/2015/02/27/991bd258-befd-11e4-9dfb-03366e719af8_story.html

China advisory body ousts former top Hu Jintao aid
Reuters, February 28, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/28/us-china-military-corruption-idUSKBN0LW07A20150228

Culture (文化)

What 270,000 books tell you about China’s changing values
The Wall Street Journal, March 2, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/03/02/what-270000-books-tell-you-about-chinas-changing-values/?mod=WSJBlog

Environment (环境)

Documentary on air pollution grips China
The Economist, February 28, 2015
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/03/01/documentary-on-air-pollution-in-china-grips-a-nation/

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong arrests after protest against mainland tourists
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 2, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-31689188

Related:
反水货? 亦或反中? (Anti-parallel trading, or anti-China?)
South China Morning Post, March 2, 2015
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/48773/fan-shui-huo-yi-huo-fan-zhong

Hong Kong lawmakers hand themselves in to police over protests
Channel News Asia, March 2, 2015
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/hong-kong-lawmakers-hand/1688398.html

Beijing “fears blank vote plan for 2017 election will spark crisis”
South China Morning Post, March 2, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1727105/compromise-plan-hong-kong-democracy-leaves-beijing-fearing

Labor (劳工)

中国劳工维权NGO的困境 (The plight of Chinese labor rights NGOs)
Financial Times, March 2, 2015
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001060495?page=4

Law (法律)

U.S. tech is worried that China’s antiterror law goes too far
The Wall Street Journal, February 28, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/02/28/u-s-tech-is-worried-that-chinas-antiterror-law-goes-too-far/

Draft Chinese law paves way for counter-terror operations abroad
Reuters, February 27, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/27/us-china-military-idUSKBN0LV0PN20150227

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

Xi Jinping’s "four comprehensives" give shape to a crowded agenda
The New York Times, March 1, 2015
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/03/01/the-evolution-of-xi-jinpings-four-comprehensives/

China’s congress to focus on economy, corruption and terrorism law
Irish Times, March 2, 2015
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/asia-pacific/china-s-congress-to-focus-on-economy-corruption-and-terrorism-law-1.2122215

Women (妇女)

Oh China, this isn't how to solve your “girl problem”
The Telegraph, February 27, 2015
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11393782/China-and-gender-abortion-Government-policy-isnt-the-answer.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

清理军中巨贪 背后意义深远? (Deep meanings behind purgingcorrupt “tigers” in military?)
Deutsche Welles, February 27, 2015
http://dw.de/p/1EihE