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2018年01月22日

團結民主派,抗衡當局打壓 (Unite democratic parties and fight against suppression of the regime)
Inmediahk, January 22, 2018
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1054682

Hong Kong democracy battle now waged in courts
Voice of America, January 22, 2018
https://www.voanews.com/a/hong-kong-courts-battle-activism/4218168.html

法政匯思:《中英聯合聲明》是條約嗎?以條約法的角度解讀(一) (Interpret Sino-British Joint Declaration from a treaty law perspective)
Pentoy, January 20, 2018
https://goo.gl/43KZaM

Why go easy on Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng in illegal structures saga?
South China Morning Post, January 20, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2129832/why-go-easy-chief-justice-teresa-cheng-illegal-structures

2018年01月22日

Hong Kong smog hits top of the health risk scale, thanks to haze and low winds
South China Morning Post, January 22, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/2130010/hong-kong-smog-hit-top-health-risk-scale-thanks

Localist activist Edward Leung admits assaulting police during Mong Kok unrest, denies rioting charges
Hong Kong Free Press, January 22, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/22/localist-activist-edward-leung-admits-assaulting-police-mong-kok-unrest-denies-rioting-charges/

Ex-lawmaker Frederick Fung says he will not step in if gov’t bars pro-democracy election nominee from running
Hong Kong Free Press, January 22, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/22/ex-lawmaker-frederick-fung-says-will-not-step-govt-bars-pro-democracy-election-nominee-running/

Shockingly low response rate to Hong Kong government public consultations revealed
South China Morning Post, January 22, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2129903/shockingly-low-response-rate-hong-kong-government-public

Embattled Justice Sec. Teresa Cheng reveals she has a second property with illegal structures
Hong Kong Free Press, January 22, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/22/embattled-justice-sec-teresa-cheng-reveals-second-property-illegal-structures/

抗議期間爆粗涉辱師 浸大學生會長願致歉 (Baptist University Student Union chief says he is willing to apologize for using vulgar language against teacher during protest, claiming it was a “verbal misstep”)
Mingpao, January 21, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20180121/s00002/1516470328517

2018年01月22日

Ma Zhaoxu: China’s next man at the United Nations ... and on the front line of Xi’s global ambitions
South China Morning Post, January 21, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2129869/ma-zhaoxu-chinas-next-man-united-nations-and-front-line

2018年01月22日

In China, big data is watching you … and that could be a huge “challenge to the West”
South China Morning Post, January 21, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2129897/china-big-data-watching-you-and-could-be-huge-challenge

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Ecuador is fighting crime using Chinese surveillance technology
South China Morning Post, January 22, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2129912/ecuador-fighting-crime-using-chinese-surveillance

2018年01月22日

港台團體聯署聲明:還人民言論自由 聲援中國11.15讀書會案左派青年 (Groups in Hong Kong and Taiwan launch signature campaign in support of mainland left-wing youngsters who got detained for joining read club)
Inmediahk, January 21, 2018
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1054655

李氏兄弟姊妹: 呼吁国家重视“低端人口”随迁子女的义务教育 (Citizens in Henan hold banners and demand compulsory education for children of so-called “low-end” migrant workers)
Weiquanwang, January 18, 2018
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2018/01/blog-post_20.html

2018年01月22日

Chinese music fans fear rap latest to fall foul of government censors
Agence France-Presse, January 22, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2130011/chinese-music-fans-fear-rap-latest-fall-foul-censors

China’s VPN crackdown is about money as much as censorship
Financial Times, January 22, 2018
https://www.ft.com/content/35eafc9a-fcf8-11e7-9b32-d7d59aace167

2018年01月22日

Detention of Chinese human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng “absurd,” says attorney
Agence France-Presse, January 21, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/21/detention-chinese-human-rights-lawyer-yu-wensheng-absurd-says-attorney/

China's progress on intellectual property rights (yes, really)
The Diplomat, January 20, 2018
https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/chinas-progress-on-intellectual-property-rights-yes-really/

“We don't know what conditions will be like at the next prison”
江天勇会被转送河南监狱 暂停探视
Radio Free Asia, January 18, 2018
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/conditions-01192018164818.htmlCH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yl-01182018105020.html

2018年01月19日

嚴薔:削減文革的教材,卻為何擴充了改革開放? (Why China is downplaying Cultural Revolution in school textbooks while chanting Reform and Opening-up?)
The Initium, January 19, 2018
https://theinitium.com/article/20180119-opinion-yanqiang-cultural-revolution/

如果孩子要做之鋒 (What if your child wants to be Joshua Wong)
Inmediahk, January 19, 2018
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1054607

Is promoting human rights in ASEAN an impossible task?
The Diplomat, January 19, 2018
https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/is-promoting-human-rights-in-asean-an-impossible-task/

How to stand up for human rights in the age of Trump
Foreign Policy, January 18, 2018
http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/01/18/how-to-stand-up-for-human-rights-in-the-age-of-trump/

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2018年01月19日

Former Bar Assoc. head: Members will unite behind new chair Philip Dykes to face challenges
Hong Kong Free Press, January 19, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/19/former-bar-assoc-head-members-will-unite-behind-new-chair-philip-dykes-face-challenges/

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City’s barristers want Bar Association to “step up to the plate” on constitutional matters, says one of its new leaders
South China Morning Post, January 19, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2129653/citys-barristers-want-bar-association-step-plate/

Incoming HKUST chief Wei Shyy says he will continue university’s stance on Hong Kong independence
Hong Kong Free Press, January 19, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/19/incoming-hkust-chief-wei-shyy-says-will-continue-universitys-stance-hong-kong-independence/

Related:
Hong Kong university condemns independence calls again as student group adds members
South China Morning Post, January 17, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education/article/2128704/hong-kong-university-condemns-independence-calls-again

Hong Kong police to receive 3 water cannon vehicles, worth HK$27m, this year
Hong Kong Free Press, January 19, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/19/hong-kong-police-receive-3-water-cannon-vehicles-worth-hk27m-year/

209,700 people live in subdivided flats in Hong Kong, 2016 gov’t by-census reveals
Hong Kong Free Press, January 19, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/19/209700-people-live-subdivided-flats-hong-kong-2016-govt-census-reveals/

浸大生佔領反對普通話試 學生會長批評分機制難明白 (Baptist University students protest at language center against Putonghua test, as student union chief claims grading mechanism is hard to understand)
Mingpao, January 19, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20180119/s00001/1516334532862

Hong Kong Law Society warns lack of clarity on joint rail checkpoint could undermine “One Country, Two Systems”
South China Morning Post, January 18, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2129566/hong-kong-law-society-warns-lack-clarity-joint-rail

2018年01月19日

China is getting tougher on Taiwan
The Economist, January 18, 2018
https://www.economist.com/news/china/21735075-it-also-luring-its-people-china-getting-tougher-taiwan

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How China’s military is girding for battle, and what it means for neighbours
South China Morning Post, January 18, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2129471/how-chinas-military-girding-battle-and-what-it-means

Claims that Wendi Deng Murdoch was a spy fuel debate in China as state-run media responds
South China Morning Post, January 18, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2129581/report-wendi-deng-murdoch-could-be-spy-fuels-debate-china

2018年01月19日

China’s two-child policy has already stopped working
Quartz, January 19, 2018
https://qz.com/1183692/after-ending-chinas-one-child-policy-in-2015-its-two-child-policy-has-already-stopped-working-as-births-decline/

全总要求各地工会保障春节期间农民工工资支付 (All-China Federation of Trade Unions asks affiliates to ensure migrant workers getting paid during Chinese New Year)
Xinhua News Agency, January 18, 2018
http://www.xinhuanet.com/politics/2018-01/18/c_1122280909.htm

多地自曝GDP造假 国家统计局:国家数据实行“分级核算”真实性不受影响 (After many local governments confess to have provided fake GDP numbers, National Bureau of Statistics claims national data is “accounted at different levels” and not affected)
The Beijing News, January 18, 2018
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2018/01/18/473039.html

国有资产报告制度建立 今年10月将首次晒国资家底 (In new system, first report by State Council on management of state-owned assets will be heard by NPC Standing Committee in October)
Economic Information Daily, January 18, 2018
http://www.xinhuanet.com/fortune/2018-01/18/c_1122275054.htm

The climate change promise of China’s Belt and Road Initiative
The Diplomat, January 18, 2018
https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/the-climate-change-promise-of-chinas-belt-and-road-initiative/

2018年01月19日

中国LGBT群体用法律为自己发声 把广电总局、京东都告了 (LGBT groups bring State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television and JD.com to court)
British Broadcasting Company, January 18, 2018/em>
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/world-42729962

顺德土地问题纷争不断 村民申请信息公开被警扣押 (Villager in Guangdong demands information disclosure over land rights dispute and gets detained by police)
Radio Free Asia, January 18, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-01182018105214.html

The #MeToo movement arrives in the people’s republic
The Economist, January 18, 2018
https://www.economist.com/news/china/21735078-communist-party-nervous-metoo-movement-arrives-peoples-republic

2018年01月19日

留學加國大陸生Twitter貼西藏旗 6小時後公安即致電其父母 (Chinese student in Canada posts Tibetan flag on Twitter and police calls his parents 6 hours after)
Stand News, January 18, 2018
http://bit.ly/2DtoFZG

新疆少数民族使用苹果手机受阻 (Ethic groups in Xinjiang face hurdle to use iPhones)
Radio Free Asia, January 18, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql1-01182018105108.html

加强新时代高校思想政治理论课建设现场推进会召开 (Ministry of Education hosts meeting in Shanghai to push Xi Jinping Thought deeply into “teaching materials, classrooms, and brains” at universities)
Ministry of Education, January 18, 2018
http://www.gov.cn/xinwen/2018-01/18/content_5257886.htm

2018年01月19日

Defense lawyers to cover all criminal cases in China
Xinhua News Agency, January 19, 2018
http://english.sina.com/china/s/2018-01-19/detail-ifyquixe4432964.shtml

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Chinese justice minister stresses CPC leadership of lawyers
Xinhua News Agency, January 19, 2018
http://english.sina.com/china/p/2018-01-19/detail-ifyquixe4515582.shtml

Son of detained rights lawyers arrives in Australia after battle to leave China
709案意外突破 王宇儿子遭多番阻挠后终获准出国留学
Radio Free Asia, January 18, 2018
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/lawyer-son-01182018140246.htmlCH: http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/arrival-01182018055405.html

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China detains rights lawyer after call for reform
Agence France-Presse, January 19, 2018
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-5287169/China-detains-rights-lawyer-call-reform.html

China jails six protestants in Yunnan amid massive crackdown on “evil cult”
云南云县“邪教”案6基督徒被判刑 最长13年
Radio Free Asia, January 18, 2018
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/protestants-01182018110902.htmlCH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/ql2-01182018105144.html

China to discuss constitutional amendments, but how far will Xi Jinping go?
Voice of America, January 18, 2018
https://www.voanews.com/a/china-to-discuss-constitutional-amendments/4213388.html

Uyghur inmates suffer health complications due to neglect in Xinjiang detention centers
Radio Free Asia, January 18, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/health-01182018171513.html

2018年01月18日

China: Rights crackdown goes global
中国:打压人权扩及全球
Human Rights Watch, January 18, 2018
EN: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/01/18/china-rights-crackdown-goes-globalCH: https://www.hrw.org/zh-hans/news/2018/01/18/313834

The Guardian view on China’s spreading influence: look in the gift horse’s mouth
The Guardian, January 17, 2018
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jan/17/the-guardian-view-on-chinas-spreading-influence-look-in-the-gift-horses-mouth

Stretching the Basic Law to fit Hong Kong’s high-speed rail plan puts “One Country, Two Systems” at risk
South China Morning Post, January 17, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2128635/stretching-basic-law-fit-hong-kongs-high-speed-rail-plan

Carrie Lam, Lord Ashdown’s report is not “foreign meddling” – it reflects Britain’s commitment to the Handover
Hong Kong Free Press, January 17, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/17/carrie-lam-lord-ashdowns-report-not-foreign-meddling-reflects-britains-commitment-handover/

2018年01月18日

Hong Kong pro-independence protest leader appears in court for “rioting”
Reuters, January 18, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-court-riot/hong-kong-pro-independence-protest-leader-appears-in-court-for-rioting-idUSKBN1F70ZJ

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Communist Party mouthpiece accuses Hong Kong university student unions of “selling” independence under guise of free speech
South China Morning Post, January 18, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2129509/communist-party-mouthpiece-attacks-hong-kong-university

Hong Kong’s barristers go to the polls for tightest contest in years
South China Morning Post, January 18, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2128690/hong-kongs-barristers-go-polls-tightest-contest-years

Hong Kong justice minister “hiding from legislature” over illegal structures scandal
South China Morning Post, January 18, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2128713/hong-kong-justice-minister-hiding-legislature-over-illegal

Legislature rejects move to censure pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho over “killing” remarks
Hong Kong Free Press, January 18, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/18/legislature-rejects-move-censure-pro-beijing-lawmaker-junius-ho-killing-remarks/

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何君堯:愛國心來自岳飛,愛港心來自李光耀 (Junius Ho claims his love for the state comes from Yue Fei, a military general in Song Dynasty who fought against Mongol invasion, and his love for Hong Kong comes from Lee Kuan Yew, former Prime Minister of Singapore)
Mingpao, January 18, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20180118/s00001/1516243836704

2018年01月18日

共谍案从何说起?王炳忠与周泓旭之间的五个关键字 (Communist spies in Taiwan: The story of Wang Ping-chung and Zhou Hongxu)
The Initium, January 18, 2018
https://theinitium.com/article/20180118-taiwan-zhou-hong-xu-and-wang-ping-chung-in-spy-probe/

2018年01月18日

China said to be testing facial recognition system to monitor Muslim-dominated Xinjiang region
Bloomberg, January 18, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2129473/china-testing-facial-recognition-system-monitor-muslim-dominated

2018年01月18日

全国统战部长会议:今年要加强新的社会阶层人士统战工作 (United Front to work more on people from “new social hierarchy” in 2018)
United Front WeChat Public Account, January 18, 2018
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1956788

Cities in China's Hebei province still top list of smoggiest places
Reuters, January 18, 2018
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/cities-in-china-s-hebei-province-still-top-list-of-smoggiest-places-9872126

李克强动员农民工返乡创业被指习近平版上山下乡 (Li Keqiang encouraging migrant workers to back to their rural hometowns accused of being Xi Jinping’s version of Down to the Countryside Movement)
Radio France Internationale, January 18, 2018
http://bit.ly/2DgOhp6

Muslim children in Chinese county banned from attending religious events over break
Reuters, January 17, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2128670/muslim-children-chinese-county-banned-attending-religious-events

Chinese communist party to “resolutely” exclude “Janus-faced" members
The Diplomat, January 16, 2018
https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/chinese-communist-party-to-resolutely-exclude-janus-faced-members/

2018年01月18日

趙紫陽逝世13周年骨灰未入土 民眾赴故居悼念 (Public commemorate Zhao Ziyang at his former Beijing residence 13 years after his death)
Radio Television Hong Kong, January 17, 2018
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1375766-20180117.htm

2018年01月18日

China’s VPN crackdown may aid government surveillance
中国整顿VPN引发驻华机构担忧政府监控
The Wall Street Journal, January 17, 2018
EN: https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-vpn-crackdown-may-aid-government-surveillance-1516189155CH: http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20180118/bgh112906.asp

曝中学教科书删文革 微博帐号被查封 (Weibo account censored for spreading news about Cultural Revolution being downplayed in history textbooks)
Radio France Internationale, January 17, 2018
http://bit.ly/2mNKR7h

2018年01月18日

辦讀書會被捕 曾談六四 毛左青年獲釋認妥協 (Young Maoists released in Guangdong after being detained for organizing reading groups and talking about June Fourth)
Mingpao, January 18, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20180118/s00013/1516211636727

北京律师被拒办理护照“出境或危害国家安全” (Beijing-based rights lawyer not allowed to apply for passport, police claims his “going abroad may endanger national security”)
Voice of America, January 18, 2018
https://www.voachinese.com/a/Chinese-Rights-Lawyer-Yu-Wensheng-Denied-Passport-Application-20180117/4211426.html

高智晟失踪逾五个月 妻耿和国内家人被警告 (Rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng disappeared for 5 months, wife and family warned by police)
Radio Free Asia, January 17, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-01172018103129.html

China seeks to export growing repression, lack of freedom at home: Freedom House
自由之家2018全球自由度排行 中国再列不自由国家
Radio Free Asia, January 17, 2018
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/repression-export-01172018101604.htmlCH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-01172018103233.html

中国外交部:刘霞“依法享有一切权利” (Ministry of Foreign Affairs says Liu Xia enjoys all rights in accordance with the laws)
Deutsche Welle, January 17, 2018
http://bit.ly/2mSjeK7

“坦白从宽”能不能坐实,18地区试点用数据“说话” (Supreme People’s Court and Supreme People’s Procuratorate report that in year 1 of pilot program, over 100,000 criminal defendants received lenient sentences after providing confessions)
NPC WeChat Public Account, January 17, 2018
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1954616

In China, your spouse’s secret debts can no longer drag you down
South China Morning Post, January 17, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2128695/china-revises-marriage-law-definition-joint-liability-protect

2018年01月17日

A police state in Xinjiang in which moderate voices are silenced is not what China needs to achieve stability
South China Morning Post, January 17, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2128581/police-state-xinjiang-which-moderate-voices-are-silenced-not

不要讓想令這個城市變得更好的人孤單落伍 (Alex Chow: Don’t let those who want to change the city for the better to walk alone)
Inmediahk, January 17, 2018
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1054574

“面对共同敌人,和解好吗?”──谈香港民主运动的“败局困境” (Confronted by common enemy, democratic movement in Hong Kong faces prisoner dilemma)
The Initium, January 17, 2018
https://theinitium.com/article/20180117-opinion-prisoner-dilemma/

2018年01月17日

Joshua Wong, democracy advocate, is sentenced in Hong Kong
香港民运领袖黄之锋被判监禁3个月
The New York Times, January 17, 2018
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/16/world/asia/hong-kong-umbrella-movement-joshua-wong.htmlCH: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20180117/hong-kong-umbrella-movement-joshua-wong/

Related:
Magistrate who gave Occupy trio community service was lenient but within sentencing range, says chief justice
Hong Kong Free Press, January 16, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/16/magistrate-gave-occupy-trio-community-service-lenient-within-sentencing-range-says-chief-justice/

“Ever-greater influence from Beijing”: Hong Kong tumbles in int’l freedom index for third year running
Hong Kong Free Press, January 17, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/17/ever-greater-influence-beijing-hong-kong-tumbles-intl-freedom-index-third-year-running/

Related:
Human rights undermined in Hong Kong, says Ashdown
The Guardian, January 16, 2018
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/16/human-rights-undermined-in-hong-kong-says-ashcroft

中大發聲明反對港獨 港獨研究學會:暫未見行動打壓 (CUHK releases statement opposing Hong Kong independence; student group says there has been no suppression yet)
Mingpao, January 17, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20180117/s00001/1516170538391

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“No political considerations": HKU student council upholds disqualification of cabinet election hopefuls
Hong Kong Free Press, January 17, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/17/no-political-considerations-hku-student-council-upholds-disqualification-cabinet-election-hopefuls/

Pollution blankets Hong Kong on Wednesday, with air quality hitting very unhealthy levels in some parts
South China Morning Post, January 17, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/2128649/air-quality-hong-kong-expected-hit-very-unhealthy

Agnes Chow’s Hong Kong self-determination calls “could get her barred from Legco by-election”
South China Morning Post, January 16, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2128542/agnes-chow-more-likely-be-barred-hong-kong-legco-election

I don’t understand Chief Exec. Carrie Lam’s “new constitutional order,” says top lawyer Lawrence Lok
Hong Kong Free Press, January 16, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/16/i-dont-recognise-chief-exec-carrie-lams-new-constitutional-order-says-top-lawyer-lawrence-lok/

2018年01月17日

Google quietly opens third China office
谷歌悄悄在华设立第三家办事处
Financial Times, January 17, 2018
EN: https://www.ft.com/content/a50f908a-fb32-11e7-9b32-d7d59aace167CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001075969

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Google says “no changes” to mapping platform in China after report
Reuters, January 16, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-google-china-maps/google-says-no-changes-to-mapping-platform-in-china-after-report-idUSKBN1F42GD

China disrupts global companies’ web access as censorship bites
中国干扰外企使用VPN
Financial Times, January 16, 2018
EN: https://www.ft.com/content/80e50a6c-fa8a-11e7-9b32-d7d59aace167CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001075967

2018年01月17日

Another Chinese city admits releasing “fake” economic data
Reuters, January 17, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/economy/article/2128629/another-chinese-city-admits-releasing-fake-economic-data

卧底发现:江苏苹果手机代工厂压榨工人工作累报酬低 (Undercover investigation finds Apple factory in Jiangsu exploits workers with poor pay and long hours)
Voice of America, January 17, 2018
https://www.voachinese.com/a/apple-factory-20180116/4210749.html

Related:
Workers making iPhones in China exposed to toxic hazards, report says
The Guardian, January 16, 2018
https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/jan/16/workers-making-iphones-in-china-exposed-to-toxic-hazards-report-says-apple-catcher-technology

2018年01月17日

中國最大同志社區被關閉之後,哪裏是同志運動和言論的天花板? (Chinese shutting down the largest online gay community questions boundaries of LGBT movement in China)
The Initium, January 17, 2018
https://theinitium.com/article/20180117-mainland-yilutongxing-lgbt-movement/

长沙抗日老兵无钱医病身亡 逾百政府拆迁人员上门抢尸 (Hunan veteran dies after fighting against forced eviction thugs and has his body gets taken away by local government)
Radio Free Asia, January 16, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-01162018113401.html

近百位尘肺病患者及遗属连日在深圳市政府维权 (Nearly 100 pneumoconiosis victims and family members demand compensation at Shenzhen government)
Radio Free Asia, January 16, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yf2-01162018110547.html

新疆巴州蒙古族学校被摘牌 引发海内外蒙古人抗议 (Inner Mongolian government changing ethnic schools’ names sparks protest from ethnic communities inside and out of China)
Radio Free Asia, January 16, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql1-01162018105653.html

2018年01月17日

Chinese-American journalist says China kidnapped his wife
Associated Press, January 17, 2018
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/chinese-american-journalist-says-china-kidnapped-his-wife/2018/01/17/a4360986-fb5b-11e7-9b5d-bbf0da31214d_story.html

山东肇事司机不予追责 警方:监控已坏 (Government-hired driver released by police and not held accountable for killing 75-year-old villager in accident; police claims surveillance camera footage is damaged)
Radio Free Asia, January 16, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/yf1-01162018111444.html

Confusion surrounds status of Liu Xia amid rumors she will “leave China”
Radio Free Asia, January 16, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/confusion-01162018105851.html

Amended regulation-making procedure stresses CPC leadership, due process
Xinhua News Agency, January 16, 2018
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/16/c_136900521.htm

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李克强签署国务院令 公布《国务院关于修改〈行政法规制定程序条例〉的决定》和《国务院关于修改〈规章制定程序条例〉的决定》 (Premier Li Keqiang signs off regulation-making procedure amendments)
Xinhua News Agency, January 16, 2018
http://www.gov.cn/premier/2018-01/16/content_5257183.htm

全国人大常委会已开始对合宪性审查相关问题进行研究部署, 维护宪法权威, 合宪性审查如何破局 (NPC Standing Committee task force to begin work on constitutionality inspection: Even major Party and state policies are not exempt)
Legal Daily, January 16, 2018
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2018-01/16/content_7448640.htm

2018年01月16日

林鄭護短比司長僭建更醜陋 (Carrie Lam’s covering up is even uglier than illegal structures at Teresa Cheng’s residence)
Apple Daily, January 16, 2018
https://hk.news.appledaily.com/local/daily/article/20180115/20274678

HKU’s reputation has been hurt by politics
South China Morning Post, January 16, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2128383/hkus-reputation-has-been-hurt-politics

2017 shows us that it is time for the international community to speak up for Hong Kong
Hong Kong Free Press, January 14, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/14/2017-shows-us-time-international-community-speak-hong-kong/

Why China’s good environmental policies have gone wrong
中国式治污:为什么好政策会出错?
The New York Times, January 14, 2018
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/14/opinion/china-environmental-policies-wrong.htmlCH: https://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20180116/china-environmental-policies-wrong/

2018年01月16日

姚松炎勝初選 「DQ風險愈來愈低」 泛民范國威戰新東 建制3人直選搶灘 (4 democratic candidates to run for upcoming by-election, as pro-establishment camp sends 3 to compete)
Mingpao, January 16, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20180116/s00001/151603887619

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Hong Kong gov’t wouldn’t dare to bar me from running for legislature again, says by-election hopeful Edward Yiu
Hong Kong Free Press, January 16, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/16/hong-kong-govt-wouldnt-dare-bar-running-legislature-says-election-hopeful-edward-yiu/

與中聯辦「行埋一齊」是合作非干預 林鄭反轟 HK Watch 對香港事務「指指點點」 (Carrie Lam claims Liaison Office is collaborating with SAR government instead of intervening, and slams Hong Kong Watch for interfering in Hong Kong internal affairs)
Stand News, January 16, 2018
http://bit.ly/2DlUtzC

Related:
Video: Chief Exec. Carrie Lam slams new UK watchdog report on Hong Kong rule of law as foreign “meddling”
Hong Kong Free Press, January 16, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/16/chief-exec-carrie-lam-slams-new-uk-watchdog-report-hong-kong-rule-law-foreign-meddling/

Beijing’s office in Hong Kong not involved in city’s affairs unless “mainland angle” emerges, says leader Carrie Lam
Hong Kong Free Press, January 16, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/16/beijings-office-hong-kong-not-involved-citys-affairs-unless-mainland-angle-emerges-says-leader-carrie-lam/

Related:
〈13天愛上解放軍〉 港女生入青少年軍營後寫信感動中聯辦主任 (Hong Kong girl writes letter claiming she fell in love with People's Liberation Army after spending 13 days at youth camp, and that moves Wang Zhimin, head of Liaison Office)
Mingpao, January 15, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20180115/s00001/1515977179184

Joshua Wong and fellow Occupy Hong Kong student leaders made to wait as top court reserves judgment on jail terms appeal
South China Morning Post, January 16, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2128374/jailed-hong-kong-student-leaders-appeal-jail-terms

Related:
Magistrate who gave Occupy trio community service was lenient but within sentencing range, says chief justice
Hong Kong Free Press, January 16, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/16/magistrate-gave-occupy-trio-community-service-lenient-within-sentencing-range-says-chief-justice/

Hong Kong woman, 63, arrested for insulting judge in Frankly Chu case
South China Morning Post, January 16, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2128398/hong-kong-woman-63-arrested-insulting-judge-frankly-chu

2018年01月16日

Alibaba and Microsoft AI beat humans in Stanford reading test
人工智能在阅读测试中胜过人类
Financial Times, January 15, 2018
EN: https://www.ft.com/content/8763219a-f9bc-11e7-9b32-d7d59aace167CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001075942

2018年01月16日

How China outsourced work-related accidents and deaths
China Labor Bulletin, January 16, 2018
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/how-china-outsourced-work-related-accidents-and-deaths

China’s education ministry to launch mechanism for dealing with sexual harassment on campus
Hong Kong Free Press, January 16, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/16/chinas-education-ministry-launch-mechanism-dealing-sexual-harassment-campus/

西藏拉多乡牧民土地被强占 矿产资源仍被滥采 (Land-grabbing against herdsmen and exploitation of mineral resources continue in Lhatok, Tibet)
  Radio Free Asia, January 15, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-01152018133330.html

噴水、塞棉紗……中國地方官員逃避空氣監測有奇招 (Chinese officials put off stunts to cheat air quality monitoring)
  British Broadcasting Company, January 15, 2018
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/trad/chinese-news-42687637

2018年01月16日

Chinese students use #MeToo to take fight against sexual harassment to elite universities
South China Morning Post, January 16, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2128341/chinese-students-use-metoo-take-fight-against-sexual-harassment

北京盲人影院:引發對中國殘障人事業的思考 (Beijing movie theater for the visually disabled draws attention to rights protection in China)
  British Broadcasting Company, January 16, 2018
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/trad/world-42689261

内蒙古五旗牧民自治区政府上访 (Inner Mongolia herdsmen petition at local government for grassland rights)
  Radio Free Asia, January 15, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql1-01152018105041.html

2018年01月16日

Qantas changes website to recognise Chinese territories
Reuters, January 16, 2018
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/qantas-changes-website-to-recognise-chinese-territories-9865982

Chinese institute at UMass Boston is accused of promoting censorship
  Boston Globe, January 16, 2018
https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/01/15/chinese-institute-umass-boston-accused-promoting-censorship/U5nL824cIpKTFF7h186TSP/story.html

網曝內地把逃港歷史 淡化為「赴港就業潮」 (China allegedly sugarcoats mainlanders fleeing to Hong Kong from 1950s to 1970s as “wave of going and working in Hong Kong”)
HKET, January 15, 2018
http://bit.ly/2DiSdsJ

2018年01月16日

China rights lawyer says legal license revoked after criticizing President Xi Jinping
Reuters, January 16, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-rights/china-rights-lawyer-says-legal-license-revoked-after-criticizing-president-xi-jinping-idUSKBN1F5067

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北京律师被吊销执照 曾建议罢免习近平 (Beijing lawyer who once suggested removing Xi Jinping from office gets his license revoked)
Voice of America, January 16, 2018
https://www.voachinese.com/a/yu-wensheng-suspension-20180116/4209585.html

蘇嘉豪被控加重違令罪案件於澳門初級法院開審 (Suspended Macau lawmakers Sulu Hou faces trial after charged with aggravated disobedience)
Radio Television Hong Kong, January 16, 2018
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1375428-20180116.htm

因海祭刘晓波案遭刑事拘留的黎学文今取保获释 (Li Xuewen released on bail from criminal detention after commemorating Liu Xiaobo)
  Weiquanwang, January 15, 2018
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2018/01/blog-post_15.html

滞台4年,中国异议人士王中义成功抵美 (Chinese dissent Wang Zhongyi arrives in US after stuck in Taiwan for 4 years)
  Voice of America, January 15, 2018
https://www.voachinese.com/a/voaweishi-20180115-connect-wang-zhongyi/4208374.html

China rights lawyer says legal license revoked after criticizing President Xi Jinping
Reuters, January 16, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-rights/china-rights-lawyer-says-legal-license-revoked-after-criticizing-president-xi-jinping-idUSKBN1F5067

Related:
北京律师被吊销执照 曾建议罢免习近平 (Beijing lawyer who once suggested removing Xi Jinping from office gets his license revoked)
Voice of America, January 16, 2018
https://www.voachinese.com/a/yu-wensheng-suspension-20180116/4209585.html

蘇嘉豪被控加重違令罪案件於澳門初級法院開審 (Suspended Macau lawmakers Sulu Hou faces trial after charged with aggravated disobedience)
Radio Television Hong Kong, January 16, 2018
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1375428-20180116.htm

因海祭刘晓波案遭刑事拘留的黎学文今取保获释 (Li Xuewen released on bail from criminal detention after commemorating Liu Xiaobo)
  Weiquanwang, January 15, 2018
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2018/01/blog-post_15.html

滞台4年,中国异议人士王中义成功抵美 (Chinese dissent Wang Zhongyi arrives in US after stuck in Taiwan for 4 years)
  Voice of America, January 15, 2018
https://www.voachinese.com/a/voaweishi-20180115-connect-wang-zhongyi/4208374.html

2018年01月15日

I slept handcuffed to a chair: Li Fangping recalls his secret detention
戴着手铐睡觉:李方平回忆他的秘密关押经历
RSDL Monitor, January 14, 2018
EN: http://rsdlmonitor.com/li-fangping-recalls-secret-detention/CH: http://rsdlmonitor.com/zh/li-fangping-recalls-secret-detention-ch/

翟岩民突发脑梗 妻子刘二敏怒斥当局狱中酷刑 (Liu Ermin, wife of Zhai Yanmin, accuses regime of torturing her husband after Zhai suffered from cerebral infarction)
Radio Free Asia, January 14, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/9-01142018155218.html

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709案王全璋律师被失踪917天 律师要求探望仍遭拒绝 (Lawyers once again banned from meeting with 709 lawyer Wang Quanzhang after he disappeared 917 days ago)
Weiquanwang, January 12, 2018
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2018/01/709917.html

中共中央政治局召开会议 讨论拟提请十九届二中全会审议的文件 中共中央总书记习近平主持会议 (Politburo forwards suggested constitutional amendment to “raise high the banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics” for consideration at second plenum of 19th party congress later this month)
Xinhua News Agency, January 12, 2018
http://www.xinhuanet.com/politics/2018-01/12/c_1122250299.htm

Chinese bishop freed after seven months in captivity
Agence France-Presse, January 12, 2018
https://www.yahoo.com/news/chinese-bishop-freed-seven-months-captivity-141028629.html

Chinese authorities arrest Xinjiang intellectual amid crackdown on prominent Uyghurs
Radio Free Asia, January 12, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/arrest-01122018152937.html

How China used a Times documentary as evidence against its subject
當我製作的影片成為中國政府審判扎西文色的證據
The New York Times, January 10, 2018
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/10/insider/tashi-wangchuk-documentary-china.htmlCH: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20180111/tashi-wangchuk-documentary-china/zh-hant/

2018年01月15日

四個視角,看中國施派的誤讀與反西方現代性使命 (How Strauss theories are distorted in China)
The Intinium, January 15, 2018
https://theinitium.com/article/20180115-opinion-chenchun-carl-schmitt-leo-strauss/

Hong Kong’s “#MeToo” movement is only just warming up, and we have ways to go
South China Morning Post, January 14, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/2128167/hong-kongs-me-too-movement-only-just-warming-and-we-have

Why China’s good environmental policies gave gone wrong
The New York Times, January 14, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/14/opinion/china-environmental-policies-wrong.html

Marriott fiasco shows there’s no room for disrespect when it comes to China’s sovereignty
South China Morning Post, January 14, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2128191/marriott-fiasco-shows-theres-no-room-disrespect-when-it

2018年01月15日

BREAKING: Ex-lawmakers Gary Fan, Edward Yiu win pro-democracy camp primaries, ahead of legislative by-election
Hong Kong Free Press, January 15, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/15/breaking-ex-lawmakers-gary-fan-edward-yiu-win-pro-democracy-camp-primaries-ahead-legislative-election/

Related:
More than 26,000 Hongkongers vote in pro-democracy camp primary election for legislative by-election
Hong Kong Free Press, January 15, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/15/26000-hongkongers-vote-pro-democracy-camp-primary-election-legislative-election/

Pro-democracy Demosisto activist Agnes Chow officially announces candidacy for legislative by-election
Hong Kong Free Press, January 15, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/15/pro-democracy-demosisto-activist-agnes-chow-officially-announces-candidacy-legislative-election/

王志民籲「信國家」 傳承「愛國愛港」香港精神 (Wang Zhimin, head of Liaison Office, urges Hong Kong teenagers to “trust the country” and carry on the Hong Kong spirit of “love the motherland, love Hong Kong”)
Mingpao, January 15, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20180115/s00001/1515974539678

Related:
王志民:與林鄭皆感「中西環行埋一齊幾好」 稱中聯辦將與港府走得更近 泛民批影響管治 (Wang Zhimin, head of Liaison Office, says the Office will work more closely with SAR government; pan-democrats criticize)
Mingpao, January 14, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20180115/s00002/1515952893268

In Hong Kong, most child abuse victims suffer at hands of parents
South China Morning Post, January 15, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2128210/when-care-turns-cruelty-hong-kong-most-child-abuse-victims

Related:
Hong Kong welfare minister pledges action on child abuse after shocking death of girl, 5
South China Morning Post, January 15, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/community/article/2128209/hong-kong-welfare-minister-pledges-action-child-abuse-after

2018年01月15日

內地網絡犯罪領先全球 馬化騰:「三新」方式應對 (Pony Ma, head of Tencent, says will use AI technology to work with authorities and crack down cyber crime)
Mingpao, January 15, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20180115/s00013/1515952964700

关于督促互联网网络接入服务企业依法持证经营的通知 (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issues notice to require Internet service providers and content delivery network enterprises to obtain license starting Jan 1, 2018)
Ministry of Industry and Information Technology , January 12, 2018
http://www.miit.gov.cn/n1146290/n1146402/n1146440/c6011525/content.html

工信部约谈支付宝等三家企业 (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology questions Baidu, Alipay, Toutiao on purposes of personal information collection and adequacy of notification)
Legal Daily, January 12, 2018
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2018-01/12/content_7446644.htm

2018年01月15日

China sees 1,300 fugitives returned from overseas in 2017: China Daily
Reuters, January 15, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-crime/china-sees-1300-fugitives-returned-from-overseas-in-2017-china-daily-idUSKBN1F404O

China punishes officials for tampering with smog monitoring
Reuters, January 15, 2018
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/china-punishes-officials-for-tampering-with-smog-monitoring-9861374

”Frost Boy” in China warms up the Internet, and stirs poverty debate
“冰花男孩”揭示中国留守儿童困境
The New York Times, January 15, 2018
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/13/world/asia/frozen-boy-china-poverty.htmlCH: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20180115/frozen-boy-china-poverty/

Chinese officials slammed for flushing US$31,000 from poverty reduction fund down the toilet
South China Morning Post, January 15, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2128301/chinese-officials-slammed-flushing-us31000-poverty-reduction-fund

企业隐瞒工伤伤情职工追问遭二次伤害 申请司法鉴定错漏百出 (Shenyang railway worker demands work-related injury compensation but gets beaten up by local railway authority, and his forensic report is full of mistakes)
Radio Free Asia, January 14, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf-01142018101843.html

2018年01月15日

上海市46万的失地农民的58名维权代表冒着严寒来第40次维权到上海市人力资源和社会保障局维权 (58 representatives of 460,000 peasants in Shanghai who lost their lands petition at local Human Resources and Social Security Bureau)
Weiquanwang, January 13, 2018
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2018/01/465840.html

2018年01月15日

University rejects Chinese Communist Party-linked influence efforts on campus
The Washington Post, January 14, 2018
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/university-rejects-chinese-communist-party-linked-influence-efforts-on-campus/2018/01/14/c454b54e-f7de-11e7-beb6-c8d48830c54d_story.html

业内人士揭网络“水军”产业链运作内情 (Insider reveals how RMB 60,000 will mobilize “water army” robots to produce enough comments to lift Weibo post to top spot in “Hot Topic Search list”)
Legal Daily, January 12, 2018
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2018-01/12/content_7446221.htm

上海网信办责令zara和美敦力网站立即更正违法违规内容 (Shanghai Internet Information Office orders Zara and Medtronic to stop listing Taiwan as country)
Xinhua News Agency, January 12, 2018
http://www.xinhuanet.com/politics/2018-01/12/c_1122252032.htm

2018年01月12日

How Myanmar fits into China’s global power ambitions
Quartz, January 12, 2018
https://qz.com/1178252/how-myanmar-fits-into-chinas-global-power-ambitions/

筆陣:須深思如何操作一國兩制 (A deep reflection is needed to implement “One Country, Two Systems”)
Mingpao, January 12, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20180112/s00012/1515693929164

我是否已被統戰了? (Have I been united under the United Front?)
Apple Daily, January 10, 2018
https://hk.news.appledaily.com/local/daily/article/20180110/20269870

2018年01月12日

再被揭熟知僭建條例 鄭若驊曾打涉非法結構官司 (Justice chief Teresa Cheng found of representing client in illegal structure lawsuit in 2003)
Apple Daily, January 12, 2018
https://hk.news.appledaily.com/local/realtime/article/20180112/57697880

Related:
Labor Party reports Justice Sec. Teresa Cheng to police, alleging she made false bank statements
Hong Kong Free Press, January 12, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/12/labour-party-reports-justice-sec-teresa-cheng-police-alleging-made-false-bank-statements/

NGO urges Hong Kong gov’t to respect prisoners’ rights ahead of UN report
Hong Kong Free Press, January 12, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/12/ngo-urges-hong-kong-govt-respect-prisoners-rights-ahead-un-report/

Will Hong Kong government’s new budget change life for low-income workers?
South China Morning Post, January 12, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2127867/hong-kong-government-budgets-rise-3-cent-carrie-lam-pledges

2018年01月12日

Marriott to China: We do not support separatists
列西藏、台湾为“国家”,万豪致歉:不支持分裂
The New York Times, January 11, 2018
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/11/business/china-marriott-tibet-taiwan.htmlCH: https://cn.nytimes.com/business/20180112/china-marriott-tibet-taiwan/

教材被指「民族分裂」 三維族高官遭查 (Senior Uyghur officials under investigation for allegedly advocating “ethnic separatists” while editing ethnic language textbooks)
Sing Tao Daily, January 11, 2018
http://std.stheadline.com/daily/news-content.php?id=1729541&target=2

In mass address, China's Xi calls for total party loyalty
Reuters, January 11, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-politics/in-mass-address-chinas-xi-calls-for-total-party-loyalty-idUSKBN1F01KC

2018年01月12日

Skype's rolling out end-to-end encryption for hundreds of millions of people
Wired, January 11, 2018
https://www.wired.com/story/skype-end-to-end-encryption-voice-text/

WhatsApp security flaws could allow snoops to slide into group chats
Wired, January 10, 2018
https://www.wired.com/story/whatsapp-security-flaws-encryption-group-chats/

2018年01月12日

2017年全国纪检监察机关处分52.7万人 (527,000 people punished by discipline inspection authorities nationwide in 2017)
People’s Daily, January 12, 2018
http://paper.people.com.cn/rmrb/html/2018-01/12/nw.D110000renmrb_20180112_2-04.htm

Samsung faces French legal case over alleged abuses and use of child labor in China
Agence France-Presse, January 12, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/12/samsung-faces-french-legal-case-alleged-abuses-use-child-labour-china/

A blue sky in Beijing? It’s not a fluke, says Greenpeace
北京冬日重现蓝天,中国治理污染初见成效
The New York Times, January 11, 2018
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/11/world/asia/pollution-beijing-declines.htmlCH: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20180112/pollution-beijing-declines/

In China, gauging public opinion is hard
The Economist, January 11, 2018
https://www.economist.com/news/china/21734396-explaining-it-harder-china-gauging-public-opinion-hard

2018年01月12日

Beijing professor dismissed as sexual harassment allegations spark campus activism
Reuters, January 12, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-harassment/beijing-professor-dismissed-as-sexual-harassment-allegations-spark-campus-activism-idUSKBN1F10J9

入围奥斯卡的艾未未:我和中国政权是恒久不变的对立关系 (Ai Weiwei, whose documentary gets shortlisted for Oscar, calls himself dissident against Chinese regime forever)
The Initium, January 12, 2018
https://theinitium.com/article/20180112-mainland-aiweiwei/

2018年01月12日

旅美导演摄制「六四」纪录片 大陆家人遭警问话 (Family members of June Fourth documentary director questioned by mainland police)
Radio Free Asia, January 11, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/director-01112018091046.html

Related:
1989的女孩 (Children of 1989)
YouTube, January 8, 2018
https://youtu.be/0CWbcYz1VHA

2018年01月12日

李明哲轉囚湖南高戒備監獄 (Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che transferred to high-security prison in Hunan)
Central News Agency, January 12, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20180112/s00013/1515693961456

安徽男子涉贪被捕检察院13年后决定不起诉,已申请国家赔偿 (Man in Anhui, once arrested for suspected corruption, demands state compensation after Procuratorate spent 13 years deciding whether to press charges)
The Paper, January 11, 2018
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1943320

检察院办案如何防范人情案关系案?海南省检:随机分配案件 (Hainan Province Procuratorate randomly distributes cases to prosecutors to prevent personal relationship from getting involved)
Supreme People's Procuratorate, January 11, 2018
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1944284

珠海市公安局不认可蔺其磊律师担任甄江华辩护人 (Rights lawyer Lin Qilei denied by Zhuhai police to represent activist Zhen Jianghua)
Human Rights Campaign in China, January 10, 2018
https://www.hrcchina.org/2018/01/blog-post_10.html

2018年01月11日

女童之死與制度之亡 (Death of a girl and failure of the system)
Mingpao, January 11, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20180111/s00022/1515588605338

China 2017: Year in review
The Diplomat, January 10, 2018
https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/china-2017-year-in-review/

2018年01月11日

稱買樓時已有 呈銀行資料無提地庫 按揭文件揭鄭若驊講大話 (Justice chief Teresa Cheng claims illegal structures existed when she bought the property, bank document proves otherwise)
Apple Daily, January 11, 2018
https://hk.news.appledaily.com/local/daily/article/20180111/20270867

Related:
Illegal structures not shown in Justice Sec. Teresa Cheng’s 2008 mortgage docs despite prior claims
Hong Kong Free Press, January 11, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/11/illegal-structures-not-shown-justice-sec-teresa-chengs-2008-mortgage-docs-despite-prior-claims/

“Incompatible with reality”: Leader Carrie Lam says criticism of joint checkpoint mechanism 
“irrational”
Hong Kong Free Press, January 11, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/11/incompatible-reality-leader-carrie-lam-says-criticism-joint-checkpoint-mechanism-irrational/

李國章:從沒打算辭退馬斐森 未到適合時機談續約 (Arthur Li says he never plans to fire HKU head Mathieson, claiming the time wasn’t right to discuss contract extension)
Radio Television Hong Kong, January 10, 2018
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1374450-20180110.htm

Related:
Beijing’s Liaison Office in Hong Kong did not interfere with university affairs, says HKU council chief Arthur Li
Hong Kong Free Press, January 10, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/10/beijings-liaison-office-hong-kong-not-interfere-university-affairs-says-hku-council-chief-arthur-li/

2018年01月11日

Chinese authorities demolish well-known evangelical church
Associated Press, January 11, 2018
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/chinese-authorities-demolish-well-known-evangelical-church/2018/01/11/947ef21a-f696-11e7-9af7-a50bc3300042_story.html

Related:
国际组织:亚洲基督徒受迫害比例高,中国情况仍堪忧 (Open Doors USA says Christians’ situation in China is worrying)
Voice of America, January 11, 2018
https://www.voachinese.com/a/open-door-usa-releases-world-watch-list-20180110/4202261.html

Greenpeace says China is winning battle against pollution in big cities but other areas falling behind
South China Morning Post, January 11, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2127736/china-winning-pollution-battle-big-cities-other-areas

China’s graft-busters set to unveil “super agency" as war on corruption hots up
South China Morning Post, January 11, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2127775/chinas-graft-busters-set-unveil-super-agency-war

2018年01月11日

全国社会组织、社会工作、志愿服务管理系统学习贯彻2018年全国民政工作会议精神视频会议在京召开 (Ministry of Civil Affairs Social Organization Administration Bureau hosts videoconference with regulatory organs: Top priority for 2018 is “political building” and have registered social organizations, social workers and volunteers to “listen to the party, follow the party and be grateful to the party”)
Ministry of Civil Affairs, January 10, 2018
http://www.mca.gov.cn/article/zwgk/mzyw/201801/20180100007256.shtml

2018年01月11日

习近平获保护记者委员会“严控媒体奖” (Xi Jinping awarded winner of Tightest Grip on Media by Committee to Protect Journalists)
Voice of America, January 11, 2018
https://www.voachinese.com/a/press-freedom-under-attack-20180110/4202421.html

Related:
In response to Trump's fake news awards, CPJ announces Press Oppressors awards
Committee to Protect Journalists, January 8, 2018
https://cpj.org/blog/2018/01/press-oppressor-awards-trump-fake-news-fakies.php

人教部编初中历史课本送审版删除文革十年一课 (Cultural Revolution downplayed in upcoming official history textbook for junior high schools)
Radio France Internationale, January 10, 2018
http://bit.ly/2AQjHk5

工业和信息化部办公厅关于印发《工业和信息化部政府信息主动公开基本目录(试行)》的通知 (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology publishes interim catalog for open government information: Regulations, normative documents on telecommunication and Internet administration should be published proactively)
Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, January 9, 2018
http://www.miit.gov.cn/n1146295/n1652858/n1652930/n3757016/c6008072/content.html

2018年01月11日

余文生就遭受酷刑提起的国家赔偿申请书 (Rights lawyer Yu Wensheng demands state compensation for being allegedly tortured by Beijing police)
Weiquanwang, January 11, 2018
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2018/01/blog-post_35.html

山东农民丁汉忠抗拆致两死案终审维持死缓判决,家人称将申诉 (Shandong top court upholds suspended death penalty of Ding Hanzhong, peasant who killed 2 in forced eviction dispute; family says will appeal)
The Paper, January 11, 2018
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1946542

最高法研讨裁判文书说理改革:让法官愿说理、敢说理、会说理 (Supreme People’s Court discusses reforms to reasoning of judgment decisions: Judges must be willing, daring, and capable to provide arguments)
Supreme People’s Court, January 10, 2018
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1943650

江苏江阴:“一体四翼”立体化刑执信息网络实现业务全覆盖 (Jiangyin City Procuratorate in Jiangsu Province installs parallel monitoring system in detention centers to automatically back up CCTV footage)
Procuratorate Daily, January 10, 2018
http://www.spp.gov.cn/zdgz/201801/t20180110_208485.shtml

2018年01月10日

何其荒謬的「刑不上公安」 (How ridiculous is police being exempt from criminal liability)
Inmediahk, January 10, 2018
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1054427

Housing plan for part of Hong Kong Golf Club would showcase Carrie Lam’s commitment to the people
South China Morning Post, January 10, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2127616/housing-plan-part-hong-kong-golf-club-would-showcase-carrie

Hong Kong government must scrap the small-house policy
South China Morning Post, January 10, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2127552/hong-kong-government-must-scrap-small-house-policy

China’s fingerprints are everywhere
The Washington Post, January 9, 2018
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/chinas-fingerprints-are-everywhere/2018/01/09/9410f060-f580-11e7-b34a-b85626af34ef_story.html

2018年01月10日

Charges against Occupy leaders unconstitutional, “beyond criminal law”, lawyer argues
South China Morning Post, January 10, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2127617/charges-against-occupy-leaders-unconstitutional-beyond

Hong Kong justice chief should give up prosecuting power, top lawyer says
South China Morning Post, January 10, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2127533/hong-kong-justice-chief-should-give-prosecuting-power-top

Pro-democracy camp’s petition on joint checkpoint arrangement fails after legislature rule change
Hong Kong Free Press, January 10, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/10/pro-democracy-camps-petition-joint-checkpoint-arrangement-fails-legislature-rule-change/

Former lawmaker Edward Yiu slams pro-Beijing politician’s “misleading” claim that he cannot run for office
Hong Kong Free Press, January 10, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/10/former-lawmaker-edward-yiu-slams-pro-beijing-politicians-misleading-claim-cannot-run-office/

Hong Kong activist temporarily detained at Taiwan airport en route to labor protests
Hong Kong Free Press, January 10, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/10/hong-kong-activist-temporarily-detained-taiwan-airport-enroute-labour-protests/

2018年01月10日

China to fund construction of counter-terrorism base in northern Afghanistan
The Hindu, January 10, 2018
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/china-to-fund-construction-of-counter-terrorism-base-in-northern-afghanistan/article22410087.ece

IS战场溃败 大批圣战分子威胁回流新疆 (Large number of jihadists threaten to go back to Xinjiang after being defeated fighting for IS)
Radio France Internationale, January 9, 2018
http://bit.ly/2qK3vBu

2018年01月10日

国家网信办约谈支付宝 要求“全面排查 专项整顿” (Cyberspace Administration of China talks to Alipay demanding thorough investigation and specific correction after user information leak)
The Beijing News, January 10, 2018
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2018/01/10/471893.html

Apple: Chinese firm to operate China iCloud accounts
British Broadcasting Company, January 10, 2018
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42631386

Related:
內地iCloud服務 2月底起轉由內地公司營運 (iCloud service inside China to be run by mainland company starting from end of February)
Mingpao, January 10, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20180110/s00002/1515548132401

2018年01月10日

广东一教师收学生家长88元红包被诫勉处理 教育局:收取金额虽小,性质相同 (Teacher in Guangdong disciplined by education authority for accepting “red envelope” of 88.88 yuan from parent)
The Beijing News, January 10, 2018
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2018/01/10/471915.html

Chinese general under investigation, joining a line of fallen commanders
官方证实前中央军委委员房峰辉落马
The New York Times, January 9, 2018
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/09/world/asia/china-general-corruption.htmlCH: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20180110/china-general-corruption/

內地374個窮縣 貪走扶貧金逾70億 (374 poverty-stricken counties embezzle more than 7 billion yuan of aid over 2 years)
Mingpao, January 9, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20180109/s00004/1515489603095

Suicide at Chinese iPhone factory reignites concern over working conditions
The Telegraph, January 7, 2018
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/07/suicide-chinese-iphone-factory-reignites-concern-working-conditions/

2018年01月10日

吉林抚松县数千人游行示威 抗议当局搬迁中学 (Thousands in Jilin march and protest against relocation of local high school)
Radio Free Asia, January 9, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-01092018104552.html

吉林省民代幼教师近千人冒雪在信访局上访维权 (Nearly 1,000 teachers in Jilin petition for job security, social insurance contributions, and medical care)
Weiquanwang, January 9, 2018
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2018/01/blog-post_72.html

2018年01月10日

China tightens rules for foreign-flavored shows
China Film Insider, January 9, 2018
http://chinafilminsider.com/china-tightens-rules-foreign-flavored-shows/

China’s strategy to psych put the West is paying off
The Wall Street Journal, January 9, 2018
https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-strategy-to-psych-out-the-west-is-paying-off-1515493983

国家新闻出版广电总局通知要求, 节目受警告须立即退出黄金时段 (State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television issues notice to prevent programs with “problematic political or value orientations” from airing even in repackaged forms online)
Beijing Youth Daily, January 9, 2018
http://epaper.ynet.com/html/2018-01/09/content_275451.htm

2018年01月10日

Michael Caster on China's forced disappearances
The Diplomat, January 10, 2018
https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/michael-caster-on-chinas-forced-disappearances/

Related:
Written appeal on behalf of Wu Gan
China Change, January 10, 2018
https://chinachange.org/2018/01/10/written-appeal-on-behalf-of-wu-gan/

Chinese men jailed for life after their US$2.4 billion pyramid scheme conned 200,000 people
Reuters, January 10, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2127560/chinese-men-jailed-life-after-their-us24-billion-pyramid-scheme

聚焦宗教团体、院校及场所 国家宗教局拟完善管理制度体系 (State Administration for Religious Affairs to push for new and revised regulations on contents of religious information online, sites for temporary religious activities, religious academies’ establishment and hiring of foreign personnel)
Xinhua News Agency, January 8, 2018
http://www.xinhuanet.com/2018-01/08/c_1122228390.htm

2018年01月09日

Chinese activist Wu Gan appeals subversion sentence
吴淦案上诉状提出「人民有权颠覆政权」
Radio Free Asia, January 8, 2018
EN: https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/wugan-appeal-01082018163747.htmlCH: http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/appeal-01082018090257.html

司法部副部长在第十届中国律师论坛上作报告 (Ministry of Justice deputy delivers work report at Chinese Lawyer Forum: “Revision of Lawyers Law must be guided by Xi Jinping Thought”)
Central People’s Government, January 8, 2018
http://www.gov.cn/xinwen/2018-01/08/content_5254469.htm

2017中国律师行业最受关注事件和人物发布 (Ministry of Justice, Legal Daily: Formation of CPC Committee for nation’s legal profession gets top spot in list of 10 most notable events, persons in legal profession of 2017)
Legal Daily, January 8, 2018
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2018-01/08/content_7442396.htm?node=5955

2018年01月09日

院校自主 不容中聯辦干預 (University's autonomy shouldn’t be interfered by Liaison Office)
Inmediahk, January 9, 2018
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1054408

Has Xi fully consolidated his power over the military?
The Diplomat, January 8, 2018
https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/has-xi-fully-consolidated-his-power-over-the-military/

China’s war on poverty could hurt the poor most
Foreign Policy, January 8, 2018
http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/01/08/chinas-war-on-poverty-could-hurt-the-poor-most/

China: France’s Macron should spotlight rights
中国:法国马克龙应强调人权
Human Rights Watch, January 8, 2018
EN: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/01/08/china-frances-macron-should-spotlight-rightsCH: https://www.hrw.org/zh-hans/news/2018/01/08/313084

2018年01月09日

Defence says Hong Kong democracy activists face “unconstitutional, unnecessary” charges in Umbrella Movement trial
Hong Kong Free Press, January 9, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/09/defence-says-hong-kong-democracy-activists-face-unconstitutional-unnecessary-charges-umbrella-movement-trial/

屋宇署證實鄭若驊及丈夫潘樂陶海詩別墅寓所有多處僭建 (Buildings Department confirms multiple illegal structures at justice chief Teresa Cheng and husband’s villas)
Radio Television Hong Kong, January 9, 2018
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1374160-20180109.htm

Related:
No integrity issue, Hong Kong’s leader says, defending justice chief in illegal structure saga
South China Morning Post, January 9, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2127436/no-integrity-issue-hong-kongs-leader-says-defending-justice

Chief Executive Carrie Lam condemns recent attacks on judges after court jails retired cop Frankly Chu
Hong Kong Free Press, January 9, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/09/chief-executive-carrie-lam-condemns-recent-attacks-judges-court-jails-retired-cop-frankly-chu/

Related:
Hong Kong police union demands officers be exempt from criminal liability at work
South China Morning Post, January 9, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2127370/hong-kong-police-union-demands-officers-be-exempt-criminal

Hong Kong activists announce 8 locations for Sunday primaries ahead of legislative by-elections
Hong Kong Free Press, January 9, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/09/hong-kong-activists-announce-8-locations-sunday-primaries-ahead-legislative-elections/

Related:
Hong Kong by-election hopeful attacked by two men after being sent razor and threatening letter
South China Morning Post, January 9, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2127449/hong-kong-election-hopeful-attacked-two-men-after-being

Advice from government bodies to Hong Kong’s universities could amount to meddling, lawmaker says
South China Morning Post, January 9, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education/article/2127368/advice-government-bodies-hong-kongs-universities-could

Death of girl, 5, sparks calls for more help for Hong Kong schools in tackling child abuse cases
South China Morning Post, January 9, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/community/article/2127446/death-girl-5-sparks-calls-more-help-hong-kong-schools

China's legal move into train station hits Hong Kong rule of law, bar chief says
Reuters, January 8, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-law/chinas-legal-move-into-train-station-hits-hong-kong-rule-of-law-bar-chief-says-idUSKBN1EX1NP

Related:
In Full: New Hong Kong justice minister Teresa Cheng says rule of law “not compromised”
Hong Kong Free Press, January 8, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/08/full-speeches-hong-kongs-chief-justice-justice-secretary-start-legal-year/

2018年01月09日

Rights situation in Xinjiang has “further deteriorated” in recent months: CECC
Radio Free Asia, January 8, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/rights-01082018162656.html

Related:
Chairs raise alarm about deteriorating human rights situation in Xinjiang
Congressional-Executive Commission on China, January 8, 2018
https://www.cecc.gov/media-center/press-releases/chairs-raise-alarm-about-deteriorating-human-rights-situation-in

Rising tide of jihadists stopped trying to return to China, Chinese advisers say
South China Morning Post, January 8, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2127352/rising-tide-jihadists-stopped-trying-return-china

Uyghur detentions continue in Xinjiang, despite pledge to end with party congress
Radio Free Asia, January 8, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/detentions-01082018164453.html

2018年01月09日

中国打造全球最大DNA数据库 采集手法引发争议 (Controversy arises as China gathers DNA of its citizens and builds world’s largest DNA data center)
The Wall Street Journal, January 8, 2018
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20180108/BCH112431.asp

2018年01月09日

China says 27 of 31 regions met low carbon targets to help tackle climate change
Reuters, January 9, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2127405/china-says-27-31-regions-met-low-carbon-targets-help

「北京切除」後,20萬拾荒者去哪了? (Where did 200,000 scavengers go after mass eviction in Beijing?)
The Initium, January 8, 2018
https://theinitium.com/article/20180109-mainland-beijing-scanvengers-after-eviction/

2018年01月09日

China's women break silence on harassment as #MeToo becomes #WoYeShi
The Guardian, January 9, 2018
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/09/china-women-break-silence-harassment-metoo-woyeshi

Chinese authorities demolish one church, close another, in December
西安一天主教堂遭强拆三百教友请愿
Radio Free Asia, January 8, 2018
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/churches-01082018181109.htmlCH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/ql1-01082018102918.html

疑农地收益遭侵吞 东莞麻涌镇村民包围派出所 (Villagers in Guangdong storm police station over land rights dispute)
Radio Free Asia, January 8, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/gf1-01082018103311.html

2018年01月08日

Too busy to be kind? We Hongkongers have no excuse
South China Morning Post, January 8, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/community/article/2127288/too-busy-be-kind-we-hongkongers-have-no-excuse

Carrie Lam’s pathetic response to co-location fears: ignore the criticism, attack the critics
Hong Kong Free Press, January 7, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/07/carrile-lams-pathetic-response-co-location-fears-ignore-criticism-attack-critics/

Months after being barred from Hong Kong, Immigration refuses to provide me with answers
Hong Kong Free Press, January 7, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/07/months-barred-hong-kong-immigration-refuses-provide-answers/

人大常委會一言九鼎,鄭若驊應該被DQ! (According to NPC’s paramount interpretation of the Basic Law, Teresa Cheng should be disqualified!)
Inmediahk, January 7, 2018
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1054364

錢鋼專文:2017語象報告─「習語」體系確立 (Qian Gang’s 2017 word usage report: Establishment of “The Xi Rhetoric” system)
The Storm Media, January 6, 2018
http://www.storm.mg/article/381189

A Chinese empire reborn
中國,一個復興的帝國
The New York Times, January 5, 2018
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/05/sunday-review/china-military-economic-power.htmlCH: https://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20180108/china-military-economic-power/zh-hant/

2018年01月08日

Outgoing HKU chief says Beijing officials meet him “all the time” and wishes higher education “wasn’t so politicised”
South China Morning Post, January 8, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education/article/2127160/outgoing-hku-head-says-beijing-officials-meet-him-all-time

Related:
中大多個學生會聯署 盼段崇智保持風骨、捍衛言論自由 (CUHK student unions join signature campaign urging new university chief to keep integrity and protect freedom of speech)
Mingpao, January 8, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20180108/s00001/1515382837351

“Morale crisis”: Protesters march in support of police and demand Chinese judges after ex-cop jailed for assault
Hong Kong Free Press, January 8, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/08/morale-crisis-protesters-march-support-police-demand-chinese-judges-ex-cop-jailed-assault/

Related:
Bar association condemns insults directed at non-Chinese judge in Hong Kong who jailed senior policeman
South China Morning Post, January 8, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2127157/bar-association-condemns-insults-directed-non-chinese-judge

No candidates for HKU student union leadership as fear of political repercussions cited
South China Morning Post, January 8, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education/article/2127227/no-candidates-hku-student-union-leadership-fear-political

Related:
學生會周年大選接獲投訴 選委會被指無理取消提名資格 (HKU Student Union’s Electoral Committee challenged for barring candidate from general election)
Undergrad, January 7, 2018
https://www.undergrad.hk/15741

Hong Kong justice secretary’s home controversy prompts review of integrity checks
South China Morning Post, January 7, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2127203/hong-kong-justice-secretary-home-controversy-prompts-review

Related:
New Hong Kong Justice Sec. Teresa Cheng should resign over “illegal” structures scandal, says top lawyer Lawrence Lok
Hong Kong Free Press, January 8, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/08/new-hong-kong-justice-sec-teresa-cheng-resign-illegal-structures-scandal-says-top-lawyer-lawrence-lok/

Ex-leader of Hong Kong Christian Council slams Beijing for reviving “autocracy”
South China Morning Post, January 7, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2127174/ex-leader-hong-kong-christian-council-slams-beijing-exerting

2018年01月08日

Garbage-sorting violators in China now risk being punished with a junk credit rating
Quartz, January 8, 2018
https://qz.com/1173975/garbage-sorting-violators-in-china-risk-getting-a-junk-credit-rating/

Beijing bets on facial recognition in a big drive for total surveillance
The Washington Post, January 7, 2018
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/world/wp/2018/01/07/feature/in-china-facial-recognition-is-sharp-end-of-a-drive-for-total-surveillance/

大数据面前无隐私,到底谁才是老大哥 (No privacy in front of big data, so who is the Big Brother?)
People’s Daily, January 7, 2018
http://bit.ly/2qGVf4S

Related:
An Orwellian future is taking shape in China
The Sydney Morning Herald, January 8, 2018
http://www.smh.com.au/comment/an-orwellian-future-is-taking-shape-in-china-20171220-h07vbw.html

百度回应被消保委起诉:没有能力监听电话,也不会申请这权限 (Sued by Consumer Protection Commission, Baidu asserts it has no capacity to tap phones and won’t seek such authorization)
The Paper, January 5, 2018
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1937672

中央网信办、发展改革委、工业和信息化部联合开展公共信息资源开放试点工作 (CAC, NDRC, and MIIT launch joint pilot program to build interactive database for open information resources in Beijing, Shanghai, Zhejiang, Fujian, and Guizhou by end of 2018)
Cyberspace Administration of China, January 5, 2018
http://www.cac.gov.cn/2018-01/05/c_1122215495.htm

2018年01月08日

Workers don’t need threats, just the chance to negotiate
China Labor Bulletin, January 8, 2018
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/workers-don%E2%80%99t-need-threats-just-chance-negotiate

中国曹顺利人权团队在上海的部分人权捍卫者近日第4次上街举牌要求中共政权立即释放全国政治犯并解除党禁报禁 (Human rights defenders in Shanghai hold placards on street demanding release of political prisoners and allowing political parties and media to operate freely)
Weiquanwang, January 7, 2018
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2018/01/4.html

Zhen Jianghua: The perilous life of a young activist in China
China Change, January 5, 2018
https://chinachange.org/2018/01/05/zhen-jianghua-the-perilous-life-of-a-young-activist-in-china/

众律师就王全璋律师、李昱函律师权益遭侵害事宜上访中华全国律师协会情况通报 (Update on a group of lawyers petition at All China Lawyers Association for Wang Quanzhang and Li Yuhan)
Weiquanwang, January 5, 2018
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2018/01/blog-post_90.html

2018年01月08日

长沙辅警棒杀金毛犬 男子散布辅警住址被拘5天 (Man detained for 5 days for putting home address of dog-killing auxiliary police online)
Changsha Police, January 7, 2018
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/nd/2018-01-07/doc-ifyqincv0565680.shtml

2018年01月05日

Helpers in Hong Kong deserve to be properly cared for
South China Morning Post, January 5, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2126906/helpers-hong-kong-deserve-be-properly-cared

China: Sham trial exposes absurd charge against Tibetan activist
Amnesty International, January 4, 2018
https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/01/china-sham-trial-against-tibetan-activist/

The Chinese Communist Party has growing sway in Western universities
Democratic Audit UK, January 4, 2018
http://www.democraticaudit.com/2018/01/04/the-chinese-communist-party-has-growing-sway-in-western-universities/

2018年01月05日

Teresa Cheng announced as Hong Kong’s next secretary for justice, takes office Saturday
Hong Kong Free Press, January 5, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/05/breaking-teresa-cheng-announced-hong-kongs-incoming-secretary-justice/

Related:
林鄭月娥讚揚袁國強表現卓越 一直致力維護香港法治 (Carrie Lam praises Rimsky Yuen for his excellent performance and consistent dedication to protecting rule of law in Hong Kong)
Radio Television Hong Kong, January 5, 2018
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1373486-20180105.htm

Hong Kong police commissioner looks to boost force morale after officers jailed for Occupy assaults
South China Morning Post, January 5, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2126904/hong-kong-police-commissioner-looks-boost-force-morale

港前议员带刘晓波夫妇相片参加公听会被拒 (Former lawmaker banned from bringing portrait of Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xia to ICCPR public consultation meeting in Hong Kong)
Radio Free Asia, January 4, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/cp-01042018143906.html

2018年01月05日

China’s great firewall is rising
The Economist, January 4, 2018
https://www.economist.com/news/china/21734029-how-high-will-it-go-chinas-great-firewall-rising

Chinese blacklist an early glimpse of sweeping new social-credit control
The Globe and Mail, January 4, 2018
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/chinese-blacklist-an-early-glimpse-of-sweeping-new-social-credit-control/article37493300/

Internet users in China expect to tracked. Now they want privacy.
用户隐私意识增强,中国互联网巨头面临挑战
The New York Times, January 4, 2018
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/04/business/china-alibaba-privacy.htmlCH: https://cn.nytimes.com/business/20180105/china-alibaba-privacy/

Related:
晒“年度账单”却掉坑里,用户权益难逃“潜规则”? (Alipay users opting to post annual expenditures on social media become unwitting objects of social credit rating)
Xinhua News Agency, January 4, 2018
http://www.xinhuanet.com/fortune/2018-01/04/c_1122212094.htm

2018年01月05日

合肥市政府:16处公交站台顶板倒塌致1死28伤 将调查工程质量 |沸点 (Hefei government to launch investigation into 16 bus station roof collapses that killed 1 and injured 28)
The Beijing News, January 5, 2018
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2018/01/05/471310.html

加班别任性!一月加班超36小时,这家珠海企业被重罚19万! (Zhuhai company fined 190,000 yuan for forcing 1,905 employees to work overtime)
Southern Metropolis Daily, January 5, 2018
https://m.mp.oeeee.com/a/BAAFRD00002018010563610.html

武汉通报年度“十差不满意单位”正风除弊 (Wuhan commission for discipline inspection openly criticizes 10 institutions that performed poorly in 2017)
China Youth Daily, January 5, 2018
http://zqb.cyol.com/html/2018-01/05/nw.D110000zgqnb_20180105_9-03.htm

江苏省消保委对百度提起公益诉讼获立案:涉违法获取个人信息 (Jiangsu consumer protection authority sues Baidu for endangering personal information safety)
The Paper, January 5, 2018
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1936772

As China greens its economy, these people, businesses, and nations will feel the pinch
Quartz, January 4, 2018
https://qz.com/1152575/as-china-greens-its-economy-these-people-businesses-and-nations-will-feel-the-pinch/

2018年01月05日

中国大陆一同性恋者状告广电总局获法院受理 (Gay man brings State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television to court over information disclosure dispute)
Radio Free Asia, January 4, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-01042018102032.html

2018年01月05日

Chinese news app calls for Communist Party members to work as content reviewers
“今日头条”再招聘2000名内容审核编辑
Radio Free Asia, January 4, 2018
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/content-01042018144639.htmlCH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/yf2-01042018102400.html

Chinese democracy advocates identify with Iranian protests
Voice of America, January 4, 2018
https://www.voanews.com/a/chinese-democracy-advocates-identify-with-iranian-protests-/4191877.html

Chinese netizens furious at racist French nursery rhyme
South China Morning Post, January 3, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2126654/chinese-internet-users-furious-racist-french-nursery-rhyme

2018年01月05日

Tibetan businessman battles separatism charges in Chinese court
扎西文色受审,否认“煽动分裂”
The New York Times, January 4, 2018
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/04/world/asia/tibet-china-language-separatism-tashi.htmlCH: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20180105/tibet-china-language-separatism-tashi/

吴淦案上诉进展 (Human rights defender Wu Gan appeals his sentence, lawyers say)
Voice of America, January 4, 2018
https://www.voachinese.com/a/news-china-wu-gan-20180104/4192020.html

2018年01月04日

云南曲靖市多地公办教师游行示威 (Public school teachers in Yunnan protest for equal pay and wage in arrears)
Weiquanwang, January 3, 2018
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2018/01/blog-post_80.html

投诉:西安袁骆村村民再次到陕西省政府请愿 (Villagers in Xi’an petition at provincial government after being forced to move into poorly-built relocation homes)
Weiquanwang, January 3, 2018
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2018/01/blog-post_37.html

2018年01月04日

A saucy app knows China's taste in news. The censors are worried.
被指传播色情低俗信息,今日头条遭整改
The New York Times, January 2, 2018
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/02/business/china-toutiao-censorship.htmlCH: https://cn.nytimes.com/business/20180103/china-toutiao-censorship/

汇聚奋进新时代开启新征程的磅礴伟力——2017年宣传思想文化工作综述 (Summary of work on propaganda, ideology, and culture in 2017: 520,000 people listened to lectures on Xi Jinping Thought in person and 21 million did online)
Xinhua News Agency, January 2, 2018
http://www.xinhuanet.com/politics/2018-01/02/c_1122200644.htm

2018年01月04日

Uyghur inmates in Xinjiang’s Korla city endure overcrowded re-education camps
Radio Free Asia, January 3, 2018
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/camps-01032018155622.html

最高法:中国裁判文书网访问总量近125亿次 (Supreme People’s Court says total traffic of China Judgments Online approaches 12.5 billion and over 41.31 million judgments are published)
Supreme People’s Court, January 3, 2018
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1932948

司法部相关负责人就修订后的《基层法律服务所管理办法》《基层法律服务工作者管理办法》答记者问 (Ministry of Justice holds press conference on revised Measures on Administration of Legal Service Offices at the Grass-roots Level and Measures on Administration of Legal Service Workers at the Grass-roots Level, and it confirms “credit” of grass-roots legal professionals and offices will be tracked)
Legal Daily, January 2, 2018
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2018-01/02/content_7437967.htm?node=5954

最高检印发工作意见深入推进检察改革 (Supreme People’s Procuratorate issues opinion on reform, urging procuratorial organs to “strengthen political awareness”)
Supreme People’s Procuratorate, January 2, 2018
http://www.spp.gov.cn/xwfbh/wsfbh/201801/t20180102_208022.shtml

2018年01月04日

Hong Kong is being squeezed … into China
South China Morning Post, January 4, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/business/article/2126768/hong-kong-being-squeezed-china

Related:
Beijing has ultimate control of Hong Kong – that’s the reality of “One Country, Two Systems"
South China Morning Post, January 4, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2126779/beijing-has-ultimate-control-hong-kong-thats-reality-one

世界媒体看中国:老大哥来了 (Big brother is coming)
Voice of America, January 4, 2018
https://www.voachinese.com/a/china-big-borther-comes-20180103/4191187.html

China must release Wu Gan & stop treating free speech as an act of subversion
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, January 4, 2018
https://www.nchrd.org/2018/01/china-must-release-wu-gan-stop-treating-free-speech-as-an-act-of-subversion/

As America withdraws from Latin America, China steps in
The Diplomat, January 4, 2018
https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/as-america-withdraws-from-latin-america-china-steps-in/

2018年01月04日

Hong Kong lawyers condemn personal attacks against judges, urge gov’t to defend judiciary
Hong Kong Free Press, January 4, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/04/hong-kong-lawyers-condemn-personal-attacks-judges-urge-govt-defend-judiciary/

Related:
Hong Kong police union “extremely disappointed” at jail sentence for retired cop Frankly Chu
Hong Kong Free Press, January 3, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/03/hong-kong-police-union-extremely-disappointed-jail-sentence-retired-cop-frankly-chu/

New CUHK head says he hopes people will discuss issues “rationally and peacefully” on campus
Hong Kong Free Press, January 4, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/01/03/new-cuhk-head-says-hopes-people-will-discuss-issues-rationally-peacefully-campus/

2018年01月04日

Xi Jinping tells army not to fear death in show of China's military might
The Guardian, January 4, 2018
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/04/xi-jinping-tells-army-not-to-fear-death-in-show-of-chinas-military-might

Related:
Why Xi Jinping is once again letting China’s military have a direct link to local authorities
South China Morning Post, January 4, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2126718/why-xi-jinping-once-again-letting-chinas-military-have

China’s new killer drone conducts missile firing tests
The Diplomat, January 3, 2018
https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/chinas-new-killer-drone-conducts-missile-firing-tests/

2018年01月04日

How the eviction of Beijing’s migrant workers is tearing at the fabric of the city’s economy
Agence France-Presse, January 4, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2126836/how-eviction-beijings-migrant-workers-tearing-fabric

价格欺诈 黑龙江雪乡一店被罚5.9万 (Hostel in Heilongjiang fined 59,000 yuan for cheating customers)
The Beijing News, January 4, 2018
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/inside/2018/01/04/471132.html

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