Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

China hands US list of corrupt officials alleged to have fled to America
South China Morning Post, March 25, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1746947/china-gives-us-list-corrupt-officials-alleged-have-fled-america

Related:
China, US work to clear legal hurdles
China Daily, March 25, 2015
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2015-03/25/content_19900801.htm

中国向美国提供逃往美国贪腐嫌疑人“优先名单” (China provides U.S. with “priority list” of graft suspects who have fled to the country)
Reuters, March 25, 2015
http://cn.reuters.com/article/2015/03/25/cn-clj-idCNKBS0ML0NZ20150325

China's local gov'ts urged to implement power list system
Sina News, March 24, 2015
http://english.sina.com/china/2015/0324/794762.html

Freedom of Association and Assembly (结社自由、集会自由)

Christian pastor in China gets one-year prison term in battle over crosses
New York Times, March 24, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/25/world/asia/christian-pastor-in-china-gets-one-year-prison-term-in-battle-over-crosses.html

China orders square dancers to walk the line
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 24, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/32033315

Freedom of Expression (言论自由)

艾未未獲頒國際特赦最高人權獎 (Ai Weiwei receives Amnesty’s top honor)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 24, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/trad/china/2015/03/150324_aiweiwei_award

西藏艺术家阿旺坚赞被拘押 (Tibetan artist Ngawang Gyaltsen detained)
Voice of America, March 25, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/tibet-20150324/2692282.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Sha Tau Kok shops plan would take pressure off other border areas, local councillors argue
South China Morning Post, March 25, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1746521/sha-tau-kok-shops-plan-would-take-pressure-other-border-areas-local

Information Control (信息控制)

China's great firewall: Fortune at the expense of freedom?
CNN, March 25, 2015
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/03/25/asia/china-internet-censorship-kristie-lu-stout/

Refugees and Asylum Seekers (难民和庇护寻求者)

Tug-of-war between China, Turkey over suspected Uighurs in Thailand
Yahoo News, March 25, 2015
http://news.yahoo.com/tug-war-between-china-turkey-over-suspected-uighurs-175355040.html

Related:
中国土耳其分别要求泰国遣返维吾尔移民 (China and Turkey request Thailand to extradite Uyghur immigrants)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 24, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/03/150324_uighurs_thai_turkey_china

Taiwan (台湾)

Taiwan activists fan China fears as protest trial opens
Reuters, March 25, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/25/us-taiwan-protests-idUSKBN0ML0JQ20150325?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Women (妇女)

Britain calls for release of Chinese female activists
The Telegraph, March 25, 2015
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11493546/Britain-calls-for-release-of-Chinese-female-activists.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Chinese officials must learn that clarity is key to good governance
South China Morning Post, Date
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1746593/chinese-officials-must-learn-clarity-key-good-governance