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Monday, October 23, 2017 - 02:10

習大帝專權對香港的影響 (Emperor Xi’s dictatorship and how it affects Hong Kong)
Apple Daily, October 20, 2017
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/news/art/20171020/20188621

不再幻想,堅決抗爭——中共治港二十年政策回顧 (Stop dreaming, determined to fight—a review of how CPC ruled Hong Kong during past 20 years)
CitizenNews, October 19, 2017
http://bit.ly/2h1Noro

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 02:10

葉建源指陳寶生對香港教育事務發表指向性言論不恰當 (Lawmaker says Chinese education chief’s directive comment over Hong Kong education affairs is inappropriate)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 23, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1360744-20171023.htm

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教育部長:特區政府有責任推行國民教育 教育部可協助 (Chinese education chief: SAR gov’t is responsible for promoting national education and Chinese education dept. can help)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 23, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1360737-20171023.htm

Hong Kong teachers must love China to do their job properly, education chief says
South China Morning Post, October 23, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2116503/fortify-teachers-patriotic-mission-chinas-education

O記D隊新出爐 監控大型公眾活動嚴重刑事罪行 (Police launches new team to monitor large-scale public activities and investigate related serious crimes)
HK01, October 22, 2017
https://www.hk01.com/sns/article/124442

Related:
New police division for Hong Kong mass protests sparks fears community relations will worsen
South China Morning Post, October 22, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2116499/new-police-division-hong-kong-mass-protests-sparks-fears

二百人香港夜祭刘晓波逝世百日 (200 in HK mourn for Liu Xiaobo on 100th day after his death)
Radio Free Asia, October 22, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/cp-10222017113037.html

北京批英方对人权人士被拒入境香港问题的表态 (Beijing criticizes Britain for “wrong comments and actions” over entry ban of Benedict Rogers)
Voice of America, October 21, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/hk-mofa-20171020/4079868.html

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 02:10

He’s the anti-graft tsar about to leave China’s top leadership. So what will happen to Wang Qishan?
South China Morning Post, October 22, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2116284/hes-anti-graft-tsar-about-leave-chinas-top-leadership

广东省检察院出台八小时外监管规定:因私外出当日不回需报备 (Guangdong Province Procuratorate issues regulation to supervise officials outside 8-hour working time)
Yangcheng Evening News, October 20, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1832057

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 02:10

“Into the brains” of China’s children: Xi Jinping’s “thought” to become compulsory school topic
South China Morning Post, October 23, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2116504/brains-chinas-children-xi-jinpings-thought-become

党的十九大举行第二场记者招待会 介绍加强思想道德和文化建设情况 (Second press conference of 19th party congress introduces work on ideology, ethics and culture)
Xinhua News Agency, October 20, 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com/2017-10/20/c_1121833475.htm

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 02:10

China wrongly detained 3 human rights activists, U.N. experts say
联合国人权小组呼吁中国释放三名活动人士
The New York Times, October 23, 2017
EN: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20171023/china-activists-arrested-united-nations/en-us/CH: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20171023/china-activists-arrested-united-nations/

For some Chinese dissidents, party congress means a paid “vacation”
Reuters, October 22, 2017
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-congress-rights-insight/for-some-chinese-dissidents-party-congress-means-a-paid-vacation-idUSKBN1CR01T

党是全面依法治国坚强领导核心 (Party is strong and leading core for comprehensively ruling the country by law)
Legal Daily, October 20, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-10/20/content_7362645.htm

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 02:06

A kinder, gentler new anti-corruption system for China?
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2116151/kinder-gentler-new-anti-graft-system-china

China says hopes U.S. can abandon bias, view China objectively
Reuters, October 19, 2017
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-india-tillerson-china/china-says-hopes-u-s-can-abandon-bias-view-china-objectively-idUSKBN1CO0VS

中国官员将林肯废奴与中共废西藏农奴制相比较 (Chinese official compares Lincoln emancipating slaves with CPC eradicating serfdom in Tibet)
Radio Free Asia, October 19, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/nu-10192017112155.html

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 02:06

中宣部副部長孫志軍:高度重視宣傳思想文化工作 (Propaganda deputy Sun Zhijun: Party attaches great importance to propaganda, thinking, and culture work)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 20, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1360287-20171020.htm

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 02:06

UN tells China to release human rights activists and pay them compensation
The Guardian, October 20, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/20/un-china-report-release-human-rights-activists-pay-compensation

Chinese police detain, “disappear” dozens of rights activists, petitioners
Radio Free Asia, October 19, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/congress-disappeared-10192017133618.html

党的十九大新闻中心举行首场集体采访 关注推进全面依法治国 (19th party congress press center hosts first group interview focusing on promoting “Comprehensively Ruling the Country by Law”)
Xinhua News Agency, October 19, 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/19cpcnc/2017-10/19/c_1121827924.htm

读懂十九大报告中全面推进依法治国的新内涵 (To understand new connotation of “Comprehensively Ruling the Country by Law” in 19th party congress report)
Legal Daily, October 19, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/commentary/content/2017-10/19/content_7362278.htm?node=34251

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 01:06

香港被全面管治新時代 (A new era of Hong Kong under comprehensive control)
Mingpao, October 20, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171020/s00022/1508420929951

Jailing of Hong Kong democracy activists a failure to uphold international law
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2116227/jailing-hong-kong-democracy-activists-failure-uphold

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 01:06

Hong Kong soccer fans’ booing of China's national anthem soon to be illegal
Radio Free Asia, October 20, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/hongkong-anthem-10192017150227.html

If you think protest is finished in Hong Kong, think again
The Economist, October 19, 2017
https://www.economist.com/news/china/21730411-next-stand-could-be-uglier-if-you-think-protest-finished-hong-kong-think-again

Pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho urges HKU Council to suspend Occupy protest leader Benny Tai
Hong Kong Free Press, October 19, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/19/pro-beijing-lawmaker-junius-ho-urges-hku-council-suspend-occupy-protest-leader-benny-tai/

李飛指追溯期由人大常委會決定 法律學者斥毀一國兩制 (Li Fei says NPC decides whether National Anthem Law will be retroactive; law scholar criticizes it as ruining “One Country, Two systems”)
HK01, October 18, 2017
https://www.hk01.com/港聞/126854/-國歌法-李飛指追溯期由人大常委會決定-法律學者斥毀一國兩制

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 01:06

“刷脸”作证:广州现全国首例证人通过微信小程序远程作证案 (Witness in Guangzhou first gives testimony remotely using WeChat facial recognition function)
The Paper, October 19, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1830867

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 01:04

楊庭輝:任意詮釋《基本法》 香港自治權還剩多少? (Yeung Ting-fai: How much autonomy does Hong Kong have left as the Basic Law is being arbitrarily interpreted)
Inmediahk, October 19, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1052789

How the fall of Causeway Bay Books helped resurrect a long-lost Chinese erotic literature classic
Quartz, October 19, 2017
https://qz.com/1098346/how-the-fall-of-causeway-bay-books-helped-resurrect-a-long-lost-chinese-erotic-literature-classic/

The Guardian view on Xi Jinping: the life and soul of the party
The Guardian, October 18, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/18/the-guardian-view-on-xi-jinping-the-life-and-soul-of-the-party

China is getting better at undermining global human rights
Foreign Policy, October 18, 2017
http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/10/18/china-is-getting-better-at-undermining-global-human-rights/

Chinese author Ma Jian: “The Communist Party keeps their people well-fed, but in a cage”
Deutsche Welle, October 18, 2017
http://www.dw.com/en/chinese-author-ma-jian-the-communist-party-keeps-their-people-well-fed-but-in-a-cage/a-41016073

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 01:04

張曉明稱習近平工作報告與保障特區高度自治權並不矛盾 (Zhang Xiaoming: there is no contradiction between Xi Jinping’s work report and ensuring high-level of autonomy of Hong Kong)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 19, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1360025-20171019.htm

Theresa May wants “one country, two systems” respected in wake of Hong Kong barring activist from entering city
South China Morning Post, October 19, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2116067/british-leader-wants-one-country-two-systems-respected-wake

Xi’s speech shows Beijing’s resolve to confront any threat to national unity, academics say
South China Morning Post, October 18, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2115963/xis-speech-shows-beijings-resolve-confront-any-threat

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 01:04

Chinese Internet Law: What the West doesn’t see
The Diplomat, October 18, 2017
https://thediplomat.com/2017/10/chinese-internet-law-what-the-west-doesnt-see/

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 01:04

中纪委副书记杨晓渡:5年处分153.7万人,5.8万人移送司法 (Yang Xiaodu, deputy of Central Commission for Discipline Inspection: 1,537,000 people punished and 58,000 sent to judiciary during past 5 years)
The Beijing News, October 19, 2017
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2017/10/19/461284.html

胡春華:廣東空氣質量雖達標但部分小流域水污染仍嚴重 (Hu Chunhua: air quality in Guangdong meets standard but water pollution in some small basins still severe)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 19, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1360096-20171019.htm

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 01:04

China in cyber lockdown as WeChat, QQ and Weibo ban changes to users’ profiles
South China Morning Post, October 18, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2115913/china-cyber-lockdown-wechat-qq-and-weibo-ban-changes-users

全民观看十九大直播 幼儿园也不放过洗脑 (Even kindergarten children get brainwashed as whole nation watches live broadcast of 19th party congress)
Voice of America, October 18, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/CHINESE-WATCHED-19TH-PARTY-CONGRESS/4075590.html

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 01:04

法治中国!习近平说,成立中央全面依法治国领导小组 (Xi Jinping says Central Leading Group for Comprehensively Ruling the Country by Law will be established)
Legal Daily, October 18, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-10/18/content_7360911.htm?node=5955

Related:
为法治强国而歌:十九大报告中的法治“音符” (Rule of law elements in 19th party congress report)
Legal Daily, October 18, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-10/18/content_7361226.htm?node=5955

习近平:制定国家监察法 用留置取代“两规”措施 (Xi Jinping: to enact National Supervision Law and replace discipline inspection rules with detention measures carried out by Supervision Committee)
Xinhua News Agency, October 18, 2017
http://news.ifeng.com/a/20171018/52687822_0.shtml

让审理者裁判 由裁判者负责——十八大以来人民法院司法改革工作述评 (Description and comment of People’s Court judicial reform since 18th party congress)
Supreme People’s Court, October 18, 2017
http://www.court.gov.cn/zixun-xiangqing-64072.html

China’s getting a new law to fight corruption, but there’s still no place for lawyers
South China Morning Post, October 18, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2115966/chinas-getting-new-law-fight-corruption-theres-still-no

Chinese police round up dissidents as Communist Party congress kicks off
Hong Kong Free Press, October 18, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/18/chinese-police-round-dissidents-communist-party-congress-kicks-off/

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 02:03

As Party Gathers, Xi Jinping Displays a Firm Grip on Power
十九大开幕:习近平示强权,欲重塑中国政治
The New York Times, October 18, 2017
EN: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20171018/xi-jinping-communist-party-china/en-us/CH: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20171018/xi-jinping-communist-party-china/

Gui Minhai, 2 years on: I was put back on a plane, but Chinese critics of Beijing face a far graver threat
Hong Kong Free Press, October 17, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/17/gui-minhai-2-years-i-put-back-plane-chinese-critics-beijing-face-far-graver-threat/

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 02:03

習近平:牢牢掌握中央對港澳全面管治權 (Xi Jinping: Central Government to firmly take comprehensive control over Hong Kong and Macau)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 18, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1359894-20171018.htm

李飛稱人大常委會即將通過將國歌法納入基本法附件三 (Li Fei: NPC will include National Anthem Law under Annex III of the Basic Law)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 18, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1359832-20171018.htm

中大法律院長:國歌法設追溯期違人權 雙學三子改判不屬一罪兩審 (Head of CUHK law school: Setting statute of limitation to National Anthem Law violates human rights; re-sentencing of student leaders should not be classifies as “double jeopardy”)
Mingpao, October 18, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171018/s00001/1508306070677

Related:
Democracy activist jailings: Int’l lawyers “misunderstand” Hong Kong’s legal system, says Carrie Lam and Justice Dept.
Hong Kong Free Press, October 17, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/17/democracy-activist-jailings-intl-lawyers-misunderstand-hong-kongs-legal-system-says-carrie-lam-justice-dept/

中史明年成初中必修科 何漢權:會以中國人身分為光榮 (Chinese history to become compulsory at junior high schools; chief of Education Convergence says he is proud to have Chinese identity)
Mingpao, October 17, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171017/s00001/1508230190366

Britain summons Chinese ambassador after UK activist denied Hong Kong entry
Reuters, October 17, 2017
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-britain-hongkong/britain-summons-chinese-ambassador-after-uk-activist-denied-hong-kong-entry-idUSKBN1CM2BC

Related:
羅哲斯被港拒入境釀外交風波 英傳召中國大使 (Britain summons Chinese ambassador after Rogers was denied entry to Hong Kong)
Apple Daily, October 17, 2017
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/realtime/news/20171017/57344512

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 02:03

最高检发布第九批指导性案例 对惩治计算机网络犯罪提供办案指导 (Supreme People’s Procuratorate issues ninth set of guiding cases providing guidance to handle computer and internet crimes)
Supreme People’s Procuratorate, October 17, 2017
http://www.spp.gov.cn/zdgz/201710/t20171017_202662.shtml

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 02:03

盘点5年政法机关惩腐:获无期徒刑“大老虎”达19人 (Anti-graft campaign sends 19 “big tigers” to life sentence during past 5 years)
Legal Daily, October 18, 2017
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2017/10-18/8354969.shtml

公车压减逾六成 接待支出降幅大 (Public spendings of government vehicles and official receptions down by over 60% during past 5 years)
People’s Daily, October 18, 2017
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2017/1018/c1001-29593123.html

China's Xi vows to carry on anti-corruption crusade
Al Jazeera, October 18, 2017
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/10/china-xi-vows-carry-anti-corruption-crusade-171018045437038.html

China corruption punishments pick up ahead of party congress
Financial Times, October 17, 2017
https://www.ft.com/content/407e9449-564e-3001-8ea4-785e37f22d26

China tightens control as top leader consolidates power at party congress
Voice of America, October 17, 2017
https://www.voanews.com/a/china-tightens-control-as-top-leader-consolidates-power-at-party-congress/4073643.html

Chinese Communist Party expels former justice minister for “serious discipline problems”
The Diplomat, October 16, 2017
https://thediplomat.com/2017/10/chinese-communist-party-expels-former-justice-minister-for-serious-discipline-problems/

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 02:03

桂民海失聯兩年 筆會籲放人 (Chinese Pen urges Gui Minhai to be released on two years anniversary of his disappearance)
Mingpao, October 18, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20171018/s00013/1508263448984

Taiwan activists call for social media campaign on China's human rights record
台NGO控诉大陆输出人权灾难 吁19大抗议行动
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2017
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/taiwan-china-10172017143627.htmlCH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/hcm-10172017101146.html

Cyberspace, religion, lawyers, dissidents: China’s shrinking civil society under Xi Jinping’s crackdown
Agence France-Presse, October 18, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/18/cyberspace-religion-lawyers-dissidents-chinas-shrinking-civil-society-xi-jinpings-crackdown/

China on edge amid 19th party congress
The Diplomat, October 17, 2017
https://thediplomat.com/2017/10/china-on-edge-amid-19th-party-congress/

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 02:03

2017年8月份律师协会维权惩戒工作通报 (Report of lawyer associations’ work on defending rights and punishment in August 2017)
Ministry of Justice, October 17, 2017
http://www.moj.gov.cn/2017/1017/9095.html

最高检、司法部:全国人民监督员管理信息系统在山西、吉林等11个省(区、市)试运行 (Supreme People’s Procuratorate and Ministry of Justice: Pilot national people supervisors administration information system launched in Shanxi, Jilin and other 9 provinces, cities or districts)
Supreme People’s Procuratorate, October 17, 2017
http://www.spp.gov.cn/zdgz/201710/t20171017_202680.shtml

曹建明:坚决维护党中央权威和集中统一领导 (Cao Jianming, Procurator-General of the Supreme People's Procuratorate: Uphold firmly the authority and centralized unified leadership of the Party Central Committee)
Supreme People’s Procuratorate, October 17, 2017
http://www.spp.gov.cn/tt/201710/t20171017_202588.shtml

新疆6名哈萨克族人被判刑 一人“非法朝觐”被酷刑致残 (Six Kazakhs sentenced to jail and one tortured and maimed in Xinjiang for “going on illegal pilgrimage”)
Radio Free Asia, October 17, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql2-10172017104953.html

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:02

民主鐵人劉曉波的一生 (The life of Liu Xiaobo, the democracy ironman)
Inmediahk, October 17, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1052750

Xi Jinping and China’s new era of glory
习近平的千秋大业
The New York Times, October 16, 2017
EN: https://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20171016/xi-jinping-china/en-us/CH: https://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20171016/xi-jinping-china/

Xi Jinping’s quest to revive Stalin’s communist ideology
The Washington Post, October 16, 2017
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/global-opinions/wp/2017/10/16/xi-jinpings-quest-to-revive-stalins-communist-ideology/

1.3 billion people are in one man’s grip
Foreign Policy, October 16, 2017
http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/10/16/1-3-billion-people-are-in-one-mans-grip-xi-jinping-china-party-congress/

Beijing eyes stake in every influential Chinese media company—Should they worry?
Forbes, October 16, 2017
https://www.forbes.com/sites/insideasia/2017/10/16/beijing-eyes-stake-in-every-influential-chinese-media-company-should-they-worry/#7fab304f715d

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:02

Xi Jinping gets credit for solving Hong Kong’s “unprecedented challenges”
South China Morning Post, October 16, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2115608/chinese-communist-party-praises-xi-jinping-steering-hong

Related:
引領「一國兩制」航船破浪前行 (Ploughing the waves, guiding the ship of “One Country, Two Systems” forward)
Wen Wei Po, October 16, 2017
http://paper.wenweipo.com/2017/10/16/WA1710160001.htm

12國際律師斥判刑違一罪不兩罰原則 律政司反駁:他們不了解案件及香港法律制度 (Department of Justice refutes 12 int’l lawyers’ criticism of “double jeopardy”: they don’t know about the case and legal system in Hong Kong)
Mingpao, October 16, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171016/s00001/1508158004097

Related:
Democracy activist jailings: Int’l lawyers “misunderstand” Hong Kong’s legal system, says Carrie Lam and Justice Dept.
Hong Kong Free Press, October 17, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/17/democracy-activist-jailings-intl-lawyers-misunderstand-hong-kongs-legal-system-says-carrie-lam-justice-dept/

“Absurd” to view visit as meddling in Hong Kong affairs, says human rights activist barred from city
Hong Kong Free Press, October 16, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/16/absurd-view-visit-meddling-hong-kong-affairs-says-human-rights-activist-barred-city/

稱九成人支持一地兩檢 林鄭再談學童自殺:傷心關注但不想公開講 (Carrie Lam says 90% of Hongkongers support “one place, two checks” and she is deeply saddened and concerned about students committing suicide but refuses to talk about the issue in public)
Mingpao, October 16, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171016/s00001/1508149173857

After China makes insulting national anthem illegal, Hong Kong takes steps to enact similar law
South China Morning Post, October 16, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2115503/after-china-makes-insulting-national-anthem-illegal-hong

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:02

北京实施人物同检 地铁安检大混乱 (Chaos in Beijing subway as both persons and objects required to go through security checks)
Radio Free Asia, October 16, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhengzhi/gf3-10162017104535.html

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:02

人脸识别技术迎井喷期 专家建议完善标准保护隐私 (Facial recognition technologies explode and experts recommend to improve privacy protection standards)
Xinhua News Agency, October 16, 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com/fortune/2017-10/16/c_1121806849.htm

Internet controls could isolate China, German ambassador warns
Reuters, October 16, 2017
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-internet-germany/german-ambassador-warns-that-internet-controls-could-harm-companies-isolate-china-idUSKBN1CL18Q

最高检:今年前9月涉计算机犯罪案件公诉334件710人 (Supreme People’s Procuratorate: 710 people in 334 cases prosecuted for computer involved crimes in first nine months of 2017)
Legal Daily, October 16, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/xwzx/content/2017-10/16/content_7358242.htm?node=53628

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:02

Bonfire of the freebies: China officials forgo free fruit and haircuts in Xi austerity drive
The Guardian, October 16, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/16/bonfire-of-the-freebies-china-officials-forgo-free-fruit-and-haircuts-in-xi-austerity-drive

China seeks to rid Beijing of smog, dissidents ahead of Communist Party Congress
Radio Free Asia, October 16, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/congress-preparations-10162017152458.html

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:02

China trumpets minimum wage increases prior to Party Congress
China Labor Bulletin, October 17, 2017
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/china-trumpets-minimum-wage-increases-prior-party-congress

国家社会组织管理局关于开展2017年度全国性社会组织评估工作的通知 (State social organization administration bureau to launch 2017 national social organization evaluation work)
Ministry of Civil Affairs, October 16, 2017
http://www.mca.gov.cn/article/jg/jgsj/201507/20150700847760.shtml

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:02

China's “stability maintenance” agents move to silence critics before party congress
The Guardian, October 17, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/17/china-communist-party-congress-agents-stifle-activists

China state media attacks Western democracy ahead of Congress
Reuters, October 17, 2017
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-congress-politics/china-state-media-attacks-western-democracy-ahead-of-congress-idUSKBN1CM0AB

Related:
Enlightened Chinese democracy puts the West in the shade
Xinhua News Agency, October 17, 2017
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/19thcpcnationalcongress/2017-10/17/content_33364425.htm

China criticized for failing to grant Hong Kong journalists and media outlets access to key Congress meeting
Hong Kong Free Press, October 16, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/16/china-criticised-failing-grant-hong-kong-journalists-media-outlets-access-key-congress-meeting/

To inspire young Communists, China turns to "Red Army" schools
中国欲重塑思想政治教育,设立“红军小学”
The New York Times, October 16, 2017
EN: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20171016/china-schools-propaganda-education/en-us/CH: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20171016/china-schools-propaganda-education/

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:02

Liu Xia, widow of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, “forced to travel” ahead of China’s key Congress meeting, says NGO
Hong Kong Free Press, October 16, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/16/liu-xia-widow-nobel-laureate-liu-xiaobo-forced-travel-ahead-chinas-key-congress-meeting-says-ngo/

首批42名港澳律师获中国内地律师“工作证” (First group of 42 Hong Kong and Macau lawyers granted “work permit” as mainland lawyers)
Chinanews, October 16, 2017
http://www.chinanews.com/ga/2017/10-16/8354062.shtml

十二届全国人大常委会第三十次会议10月30日开始举行,将审议刑法修正案(十)草案等 (30th meeting of the 12th NPC Standing Committee to be held on Oct 31 to review Criminal Law Amendment (10) and others)
Legal Daily, October 16, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-10/16/content_7358393.htm

最高人民法院 司法部出台《关于开展律师调解试点工作的意见》 (Supreme People’s Court and Ministry of Justice issues “Opinions on Launch Pilot Work of Lawyer Conciliation”)
Ministry of Justice, October 16, 2017
http://www.moj.gov.cn/2017/1016/9038.html

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 02:01

UK lawyers say Hong Kong rule of law under threat after jailing of activists
The Guardian, October 16, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/16/uk-lawyers-say-hong-kong-rule-of-law-under-threat-after-jailing-of-activists

Related:
12名國際律師聯署 批威脅法治精神 違港「一罪兩罰」原則 (12 int’l lawyers write open letter criticising jailing of activists as threat to rule of law and breach of "double jeopardy" principle in Hong Kong)
Mingpao, October 16, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171016/s00001/1508131574109

英維權領袖被拒入境 袁國強:外交由中央處理 何君堯:入境涉外交 (Rimsky Yuen and Junius Ho on British rights activist banned from entering Hong Kong: diplomatic affairs should be handled by Central Gov’t)
Mingpao, October 15, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171015/s00001/1508037470605

Democracy activists Lester Shum and Joshua Wong among 20 guilty of contempt over Mong Kok Occupy protest
Hong Kong Free Press, October 13, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/13/breaking-democracy-activists-lester-shum-joshua-wong-among-20-guilty-contempt-mong-kok-occupy-protest/

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 02:01

即日起广州全面推行邮件、快件收寄实名制 寄快递没身份证拒收 (Starting today, Guangzhou fully implements policy of real-name identification for package deliveries and receipts)
Guangzhou Daily, October 16, 2017
http://news.dayoo.com/guangzhou/201710/16/139995_51866312.htm

Uyghurs in Xinjiang re-education camps forced to express remorse over travel abroad
Radio Free Asia, October 13, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/camps-10132017150431.html

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 02:01

China to build giant facial recognition database to identify any citizen within seconds
South China Morning Post, October 12, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2115094/china-build-giant-facial-recognition-database-identify-any

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 02:01

China’s Communist Party expels former veteran justice minister over graft claims
South China Morning Post, October 15, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2115444/chinas-communist-party-expels-former-veteran-justice

Chairman Xi crushes dissent but poor believe he’s making China great
The Guardian, October 14, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/14/xi-jinping-crushes-dissent-but-making-china-great-again

Related:
China's corruption “tiger hunt”—A political weapon for Xi Jinping?
Deutsche Welle, October 13, 2017
http://www.dw.com/en/chinas-corruption-tiger-hunt-a-political-weapon-for-xi-jinping/a-40939473

After 13 years on the run, China’s most-wanted fugitive jailed for graft
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2115279/after-13-years-run-chinas-most-wanted-fugitive-jailed

西安地铁问题电缆案最新进展 查办贪污罪案32件43人 (Latest development of Xi’an subway cable scandal: 43 people investigated in 32 corruption cases)
CN West, October 13, 2017
http://news.cnwest.com/content/2017-10/12/content_15433574.htm

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 02:01

China congress: How authorities censor your thoughts
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 16, 2017
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-41523073

Related:
Ahead of important political event, Beijing imposes gag on domestic media coverage of North Korea
Japan Times, October 16, 2017
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/10/16/asia-pacific/ahead-important-political-event-beijing-imposes-gag-domestic-media-coverage-north-korea/#.WeQsimiCwdV

湖北自由撰稿人刘逸明搜狐号被封杀 (Freelance writer account closed by Souhu for “publishing information about current affairs and politics”)
Weiquanwang, October 15, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/10/blog-post_15.html

China's official mouthpiece launches English language app in hope of boosting global influence
South China Morning Post, October 16, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2115484/chinas-official-mouthpiece-launches-english-language

China seeks small stakes in, and more sway over, online firms
中国政府参股网络媒体,欲直接插手内容管控
The New York Times, October 16, 2017
EN: https://cn.nytimes.com/business/20171016/china-online-stakes-control/en-us/CH: https://cn.nytimes.com/business/20171016/china-online-stakes-control/

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 02:01

中美执法部门追逃合作最新战果:1名美籍红通逃犯被中方遣返 (Cooperation of Chinese and American law enforcement sees fugitive on Interpol’s Red Notice extradited back to the U.S.)
The Paper, October 16, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1826522

消息指劉霞上周末被帶離北京 料十九大後始能返回 (Liu Xia reported of being taken away from Beijing and expected to return after 19th National Party Congress)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 16, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1359437-20171016.htm

2016,政法十大亮点 (Ten highlights of political and legal work in 2016)
Legal Daily, October 13, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-10/13/content_7341464.htm

北京市警方设“案管组” 全方位监督办案执法 (Beijing police sets up “case management group” to supervise law enforcement)
The Beijing News, October 13, 2017
http://epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2017-10/13/content_698155.htm

西安首起“一站式”审判机制案件:从刑拘到宣判仅用40小时 (First case of “one stop” trial system in Xi’an takes only 40 hours from detention to sentencing)
The Paper, October 13, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1824152

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 01:01

Mainlandization: How the Communist Party works to control and assimilate Hong Kong
Hong Kong Free Press, October 15, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/15/mainlandization-communist-party-works-control-assimilate-hong-kong/

紅色皇帝習近平決意拯救中國共產主義 (Red emperor Xi Jinping determined to rescue communism in China)
Agence France-Presse, October 15, 2017
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20171015-法新社红色皇帝习近平决意拯救中国共产主义

A 5-point “protest protocol” to renew civility and unity in the fight for Hong Kong democracy
Hong Kong Free Press, October 16, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/16/5-point-protest-protocol-renew-civility-unity-fight-hong-kong-democracy/

Xi Jinping and China’s new era of glory
The New York Times, October 13, 2017
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/13/sunday-review/xi-jinping-china.html

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 01:01

Uyghurs in Xinjiang re-education camps forced to express remorse over travel abroad
Radio Free Asia, October 13, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/camps-10132017150431.html

即日起广州全面推行邮件、快件收寄实名制 寄快递没身份证拒收 (Starting today, Guangzhou fully implements policy of real-name identification for package deliveries and receipts)
Guangzhou Daily, October 16, 2017
http://news.dayoo.com/guangzhou/201710/16/139995_51866312.htm

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 01:01

China to build giant facial recognition database to identify any citizen within seconds
South China Morning Post, October 12, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2115094/china-build-giant-facial-recognition-database-identify-any

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 01:01

Chairman Xi crushes dissent but poor believe he’s making China great
The Guardian, October 14, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/14/xi-jinping-crushes-dissent-but-making-china-great-again

Related:
China's corruption “tiger hunt”—A political weapon for Xi Jinping?
Deutsche Welle, October 13, 2017
http://www.dw.com/en/chinas-corruption-tiger-hunt-a-political-weapon-for-xi-jinping/a-40939473

China’s Communist Party expels former veteran justice minister over graft claims
South China Morning Post, October 15, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2115444/chinas-communist-party-expels-former-veteran-justice

After 13 years on the run, China’s most-wanted fugitive jailed for graft
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2115279/after-13-years-run-chinas-most-wanted-fugitive-jailed

西安地铁问题电缆案最新进展 查办贪污罪案32件43人 (Latest development of Xi’an subway cable scandal: 43 people investigated in 32 corruption cases)
CN West, October 13, 2017
http://news.cnwest.com/content/2017-10/12/content_15433574.htm

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 01:01

China congress: How authorities censor your thoughts
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 16, 2017
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-41523073

Related:
Ahead of important political event, Beijing imposes gag on domestic media coverage of North Korea
Japan Times, October 16, 2017
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/10/16/asia-pacific/ahead-important-political-event-beijing-imposes-gag-domestic-media-coverage-north-korea/#.WeQsimiCwdV

湖北自由撰稿人刘逸明搜狐号被封杀 (Freelance writer account closed by Souhu for “publishing information about current affairs and politics”)
Weiquanwang, October 15, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/10/blog-post_15.html

China's official mouthpiece launches English language app in hope of boosting global influence
South China Morning Post, October 16, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2115484/chinas-official-mouthpiece-launches-english-language

China seeks small stakes in, and more sway over, online firms
中国政府参股网络媒体,欲直接插手内容管控
The New York Times, October 16, 2017
EN: https://cn.nytimes.com/business/20171016/china-online-stakes-control/en-us/CH: https://cn.nytimes.com/business/20171016/china-online-stakes-control/

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 01:01

中美执法部门追逃合作最新战果:1名美籍红通逃犯被中方遣返 (Cooperation of Chinese and American law enforcement sees fugitive on Interpol’s Red Notice extradited back to the U.S.)
The Paper, October 16, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1826522

消息指劉霞上周末被帶離北京 料十九大後始能返回 (Liu Xia reported of being taken away from Beijing and expected to return after 19th National Party Congress)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 16, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1359437-20171016.htm

2016,政法十大亮点 (Ten highlights of political and legal work in 2016)
Legal Daily, October 13, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-10/13/content_7341464.htm

北京市警方设“案管组” 全方位监督办案执法 (Beijing police sets up “case management group” to supervise law enforcement)
The Beijing News, October 13, 2017
http://epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2017-10/13/content_698155.htm

西安首起“一站式”审判机制案件:从刑拘到宣判仅用40小时 (First case of “one stop” trial system in Xi’an takes only 40 hours from detention to sentencing)
The Paper, October 13, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1824152

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 03:57

The Joshua I know
Hong Kong Free Press, October 13, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/13/joshua-i-know/

Why bar a British human rights activist from Hong Kong on the day of Carrie Lam’s first policy address?
Hong Kong Free Press, October 12, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/12/bar-british-human-rights-activist-hong-kong-day-carrie-lams-first-policy-address/

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 03:57

China rebuffs criticism of decision to bar British activist from Hong Kong
The Guardian, October 12, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/12/hong-kong-chief-implies-china-is-responsible-for-barring-british-activist

Related:
林鄭月娥:入境情況若被視為外交事務 由中央政府負責 (Carrie Lam: when immigration policy meets foreign affairs, it’s a matter for the Central People’s Government)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 13, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1358854-20171013.htm

Carrie Lam “can’t exclude” possibility that Chris Patten will be next for entry ban
Hong Kong Free Press, October 13, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/13/carrie-lam-cant-exclude-possibility-chris-patten-will-next-entry-ban/

Legislature asks court to order ousted localist lawmakers to repay HK$1.86m in wages and subsidies
Hong Kong Free Press, October 13, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/13/legislature-asks-court-order-ousted-localist-lawmakers-repay-hk1-86m-wages-subsidies/

Related:
行管會追討梁頌恆游蕙禎近186萬元 (LegCo asks court to order Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching to repay HKD 1.86 million)
Mingpao, October 13, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171013/s00001/1507867659580

周永康獄中信予梁麗幗 提蔡若蓮喪子標語 盼馬斐森歸英「守護學術自由」 (Alex Chow writes to Yvonne Leung mentioning banner that mocks death of education deputy’s son and hopes Vice-Chancellor of HKU will defend academic freedom upon returning to UK)
Mingpao, October 13, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171013/s00001/1507876666926

Video: Protests erupt at Hong Kong legislature as leader Carrie Lam answers lawmakers’ questions
Hong Kong Free Press, October 12, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/12/video-protests-erupt-hong-kong-legislature-leader-carrie-lam-answers-lawmakers-questions/

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 03:57

宝鸡警方举行反恐处突跨区域拉动演练 (600 officers join counter-terrorism drill in Baoji, Shaanxi)
Hua Shang Wang, October 13, 2017
http://ehsb.hsw.cn/shtml/hsb/20171013/663110.shtml

Xinjiang authorities jail four grandchildren of party-faithful Uyghur former Imam
Radio Free Asia, October 12, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/grandchildren-10122017170309.html

China shutters Islamic bookstore in Beijing, detains owner on “terrorism” charges
Radio Free Asia, October 10, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/bookstore-10102017111036.html/

中共开19大 北京禁止售卖菜刀等物 (Sale of kitchen knives banned in Beijing before 19th National Party Congress)
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql1-10112017103342.html

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 03:57

China's Great Firewall grows higher ahead of party congress
Radio Free Asia, October 12, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/firewall-10122017152509.html

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 03:57

“百名红通”1号人员杨秀珠贪污、受贿案一审宣判:获刑8年 (Yang Xiuzhu, No.1 on Interpol Red Notice, sentenced to 8 years in prison for corruption)
People’s Daily, October 13, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1823787

半月谈聚焦中央环保督察:震醒“装睡者”,问责超1.5万人 (Environmental supervisors waken those who turn a blind eye on environmental protection and hold 15,000 people accountable)
Ban Yue Tan, October 13, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1823392

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 03:57

China's Sina Weibo hires 1,000 supervisors to censor “harmful content”—including women's legs
Global Voices, October 12,2017
https://globalvoices.org/2017/10/12/chinas-sina-weibo-hires-1000-supervisors-to-censor-harmful-content-including-womens-legs/

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 03:57

山东警方破获特大跨境电信网络诈骗案 74名嫌犯被押解回国 (Shandong police cracks major cross-border telephone scam case and brings 74 suspects back to China)
China Central Television, October 13, 2017
http://m.news.cctv.com/2017/10/13/ARTIpUle70XVmm427OCPeOJM171013.shtml

China launches legal assistance pilot program for all defendants
Xinhua, October 12, 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-10/12/c_136674457.htm

Related:
Measures for Implementing Pilot Project Work on Having Defense Counsel in All Criminal Cases.
China Law Translate, October 12, 2017
http://www.chinalawtranslate.com/关于开展刑事案件律师辩护全覆盖试点工作的办法/

Lawyers for rights activist in China's Sichuan prevented from viewing case files
Radio Free Asia, October 12, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/prevented-10122017132253.html

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 00:56

Why the world must wake up to China's threat to freedom in Hong Kong
The Guardian, October 12, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/12/why-the-world-must-wake-up-to-chinas-threat-to-freedom-in-hong-kong

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 00:56

英人權領袖被港遣返 揭中領館係黑手 入境處職員含淚送機 (British human rights activist banned from entering Hong Kong and escorted to departing plane by tearful immigration officer)
Apple Daily, October 12, 2017
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/realtime/news/20171012/57320995

Carrie Lam: Schools should help students cultivate a sense of national identity
Hong Kong Free Press, October 12, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/12/carrie-lam-schools-help-students-cultivate-sense-national-identity/

Related:
In Hong Kong, it’s the fans who protest during the national anthem
球场里的“雨伞运动”?香港球迷再嘘中国国歌
The New York Times, October 12, 2017
EN: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20171012/hong-kong-china-national-anthem-protest/en-us/CH: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20171012/hong-kong-china-national-anthem-protest/

“Good atmosphere” needed for political reform and legislating national security law, Carrie Lam says
Hong Kong Free Press, October 11, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/11/good-atmosphere-needed-political-reform-legislating-national-security-law-carrie-lam-says/

林鄭:每天為香港祈禱 盼年輕人有國家觀念、香港情懷 (Carrie Lam: I pray every day for Hong Kong, and hope that young people will have concept of being part of nation and sentiments for Hong Kong)
Mingpao, October 12, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171012/s00001/1507779955945

議員團體批「北韓式快樂」 社福政策忽視市民權利 (Lawmakers criticize social policies that ignore citizens’ rights as “North Korea-style happiness”)
Inmediahk, October 11, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1052618

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 00:56

广西灵山县一男子微信传播暴恐视频,被行政拘留10日 (Man in Guangxi detained for 10 days over violent terror video on WeChat)
The Paper, October 11, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1821700

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 00:56

China's top paper warns party officials against “spiritual anesthesia”
Reuters, October 12, 2017
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-congress-religion/chinas-top-paper-warns-party-officials-against-spiritual-anesthesia-idUSKBN1CH06O

五组数据读懂正风反腐这五年 (Five sets of data to help understand anti-corruption campaign in past five years)
Central Commission of Discipline Inspection, October 11, 2017
http://www.ccdi.gov.cn/yw/201710/t20171011_108650.html

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 00:56

In China, scholars are being punished amid growing squeeze on public expression
National Public Radio, October 10, 2017
http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2017/10/10/553484924/in-china-scholars-are-being-punished-amid-growing-squeeze-on-public-expression

中国强化网络整肃 成都微信群主被约谈 (WeChat group leader in Chengdu questioned by police for more than 7 hours)
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/yf1-10112017103447.html

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 00:56

Notes from prison (part two of two)
China Change, October 12, 2017
https://chinachange.org/2017/10/11/notes-from-prison-part-two-of-two/

Related:
Notes from prison (part one of two)
China Change, October 10, 2017
https://chinachange.org/2017/10/10/notes-from-prison-part-one-of-two/

Police in China's Hubei target outspoken wife of “disappeared” human rights lawyer
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/police-in-chinas-hubei-target-outspoken-wife-of-disappeared-human-rights-lawyer-10112017095449.html

不服天价罚单 苏天富牧师提起诉讼 (Priest Su Tianfu sues local religious authority for imposing astronomical fine)
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-10112017103519.html

深圳25年制定220项法规!全国地方立法最多 (Shenzhen enacted 220 regulations and laws during past 25 years, the most in country)
Nanfang Daily, October 12, 2017
http://news.dayoo.com/guangdong/201710/12/139996_51857739.htm

司法改革重要举措:最高人民法院 司法部联合出台《关于开展刑事案件律师辩护全覆盖试点工作的办法》(Supreme People’s Court and Ministry of Justice issue “Measures on Launching the Pilot Work on Full Coverage of Lawyers Defending Criminal Cases”)
Ministry of Justice, October 11, 2017
http://www.moj.gov.cn/2017/1011/8912.html

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 02:55

Under Xi Jinping, China is turning back to dictatorship
Financial Times, October 11, 2017
https://www.ft.com/content/cb2c8578-adb4-11e7-aab9-abaa44b1e130

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 02:55

Say no to threats to China’s sovereignty, says Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in first policy address
Hong Kong Free Press, October 11, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/11/say-no-threats-chinas-sovereignty-says-hong-kong-leader-carrie-lam-first-policy-address/

Related:
林鄭月娥發表施政報告 稱要向影響一國兩制行為說不 (Carrie Lam’s policy address: HKers have obligation to say ":no" to actions that affect “one country, two systems”)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 11, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1358322-20171011.htm?spTabChangeable=0

林鄭月娥今早演辭未提及的4大議題 (Four of the major issues that Carrie Lam didn’t mention in this morning’s speech)
Mingpao, October 11, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171011/s00001/1507698307071

Carrie Lam promised to “connect,” yet engagement with NGOs is deteriorating on her watch
Hong Kong Free Press, October 11, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/11/carrie-lam-promised-connect-yet-engagement-ngos-deteriorating-watch/

僅3.1%港青自認中國人 歷來新低 (Only 3.1% Hong Kong young people think they are Chinese, a historical low)
Apple Daily, October 10, 2017
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/news/art/20171010/20177873

Hong Kong fans ignore warnings and again boo the national anthem—this time before an Asian Cup qualifier
South China Morning Post, October 10, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/2114782/hong-kong-fans-ignore-warnings-and-again-boo-national-anthem-time-asian

British Conservative party activist barred from entering Hong Kong
The Guardian, October 11, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/11/british-conservative-party-activist-benedict-rogers-hong-kong

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 02:55

Xinjiang cancels National Day holiday ahead of Party Congress
Radio Free Asia, October 10, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/holiday-10102017144540.html

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 02:55

Chinese tech groups display closer ties with Communist party
Financial Times, October 10, 2017
https://www.ft.com/content/6bc839c0-ace6-11e7-aab9-abaa44b1e130?mhq5j=e5

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 02:55

拖欠农民工工资将被列入“黑名单”,人社部发文明确了!(Social security authority issues regulation that blacklists companies which fail to pay migrant workers)
Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, October 11, 2017
https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/NqjUN2XN-1yg-_XSeQxWnw

五年来年均减贫超1300万人 (China lifts 13 million out of poverty annually during past 5 years)
Beijing News, October 11, 2017
http://epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2017-10/11/content_697915.htm?div=-1

全国农村留守儿童信息管理系统正式启用 (Information management system goes online for children left behind in rural China)
Beijing News, October 10, 2017
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2017/10/10/460442.html

山西:PM2.5降幅不达标将问责市委书记市长 (Shanxi province to hold Party secretary and mayor accountable for air pollution)
China Central Television, October 10, 2017
http://m.news.cctv.com/2017/10/10/ARTIQFcmPfNkgdWfLCXSfNdy171010.shtml

中央纪委向十九大工作报告审议程序发生重大变化 (Important change of the review procedure of Central Commission for Discipline Inspection’s work report to the 19th Party Congress)
Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, October 10, 2017
http://www.ccdi.gov.cn/xwtt/201710/t20171010_108576.html

China's Communist Party makes final preparations for key congress
Reuters, October 11, 2017
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-congress/chinas-communist-party-makes-final-preparations-for-key-congress-idUSKBN1CG0AG

Under Xi Jinping, China is turning back to dictatorship
Financial Times, October 10, 2017
https://www.ft.com/content/cb2c8578-adb4-11e7-aab9-abaa44b1e130

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 02:55

Under the eye of state security police, Chinese activists mark 1911 revolution
Radio Free Asia, October 10, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/activists-10102017111503.html

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 02:55

Your news about China depends on intrepid journalists whose names you’ll probably never know
Quartz, October 11, 2017
https://qz.com/1094098/why-you-dont-know-the-names-of-the-people-who-take-the-biggest-risks-to-bring-you-your-china-news/

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 02:55

最高法:法官辞职后限制期内不得受聘于律师事务所 (Supreme People’s Court: Judges can be employed by law firms after service)
The Paper, October 11, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1820612

报道武汉大学生失踪案一文记者王涛遭行政拘留10天后又转看守所 恐被刑事拘留 (Journalist Wang Tao transferred to detention center after being detained for 10 days for reporting missing university students in Wuhan)
Weiquanwang, October 11, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/10/10.html

被捕律师王权璋妻子李文足再遭警方骚扰 (Li Wenzu, wife of arrested 709 lawyer Wang Quanzhang, harassed by police again)
Radio Free Asia, October 10, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-10102017105230.html

落实普法责任制部际联席会议第一次全体会议召开 (First cross-ministry meeting convened to implement accountability system for legal publicity)
Legal Daily, October 10, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-10/10/content_7338911.htm

曹建明:发展完善中国特色社会主义公益司法保护制度 (Cao Jianming, Procurator-General of the Supreme People's Procuratorate: Develop and improve a socialist public interest judicial protection system with Chinese characteristics)
Legal Daily, October 10, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/xwzx/content/2017-10/10/content_7338912.htm

Notes from prison (part one of two)
China Change, October 10, 2017
https://chinachange.org/2017/10/10/notes-from-prison-part-one-of-two/

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 02:54

Chinese village where Xi Jinping fled is now a monument to his power
“朝圣”梁家河:习近平的政治创世神话
The New York Times, October 9, 2017
EN: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20171009/xi-jinping-china-propaganda-village/en-us/CH: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20171009/xi-jinping-china-propaganda-village/

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 02:54

Gov’t has listened; public generally support Express Rail joint checkpoint system, official says
Hong Kong Free Press, October 9, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/09/govt-listened-public-generally-support-express-rail-joint-checkpoint-system-official-says/

Related:
被指欠諮詢 陳帆:整體市民接受方案 (Accused of lack of consultation, Transport and Housing chief says Hong Kong citizens generally accepted “One Place, Two Checks” plan)
Mingpao, October 9, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171009/s00001/1507507061733

調查顯示約三分一受訪者有意移民或移居外地 (Hong Kong survey finds one third respondents want to migrate overseas)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 9, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1358093-20171009.htm

入境處稱容貌識別技術本年底前陸續擴展至所有口岸 (Immigration says will install facial recognition facilities at all ports before year end)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 9, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1358035-20171009.htm

Hong Kong Liberal Party leader wants Legco motion on controversial national security law
South China Morning Post, October 10, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2114632/hong-kong-liberal-party-leader-wants-legco-motion

U.S. Commission doubts the viability of the “One Country, Two Systems” model in Hong Kong
The Diplomat, October 6, 2017
https://thediplomat.com/2017/10/us-commission-doubts-the-viability-of-the-one-country-two-systems-model-in-hong-kong/

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 02:54

Hotel in China's Shenzhen fined for breaking Muslim Uyghur guest ban
Radio Free Asia, October 9, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/hotel-10092017103524.html

新疆要求居民刀具打上身份码 (Xinjiang authorities ask residents to put identification codes on knives)
Radio Free Asia, October 9, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/yf1-10092017103449.html

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 02:54

Goodies for China’s cyber goons
China Media Project, October 5, 2017
http://chinamediaproject.org/2017/10/05/goodies-for-chinas-cyber-goons/

I fixed my poor credit score by being a more loyal Alibaba consumer
Quartz, October 9, 2017
https://qz.com/1097766/i-fixed-my-poor-sesame-credit-score-by-being-a-more-loyal-user-of-alibabas-wallet-app-alipay-in-china/

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 02:54

北京市纪委通报9起公车私用问题 涉及8家单位 (Beijing Party discipline inspection committee publishes license plate numbers of public vehicles that were used for personal purposes)
Beijing News, October 10, 2017
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2017/10/10/460423.html

老外深圳打车33分钟花480元 涉事车辆和司机被顶格处罚 (Taxi driver in Shenzhen severely punished for charging foreigner 480 yuan for 33 mins ride)
Beijing News, October 10, 2017
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2017/10/10/460419.html

明起随迁子女可申请在京高职考试 门槛不变 (Starting tomorrow, children of migrant workers can apply to take exams for vocational colleges in Beijing)
Beijing News, October 10, 2017
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2017/10/10/460418.html

China pushes “human rights with Chinese characteristics” at the UN
China Change, October 9, 2017
https://chinachange.org/2017/10/09/china-pushes-human-rights-with-chinese-characteristics-at-the-un/

Communist Party graft-busters put former senior Beijing official in Hong Kong on probation
South China Morning Post, October 9, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2114571/communist-party-graft-busters-put-former-senior-beijing

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 02:54

Construction site accident highlights need for effective trade union presence in the workplace
China Labor Bulletin, October 10, 2017
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/construction-site-accident-highlights-need-effective-trade-union-presence-workplace

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 02:54

江苏省、南通市政府均拒绝公开黑监狱信息 张华诉省、市政府案即将开庭 (Citizen brings governments of Jiangsu province and Nantong municipal to court as they refuse to publish information of black jails)
Weiquanwang, October 9, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/10/blog-post_19.html

Fifty shades of Xi: scores of books praising president published in China
The Guardian, October 10, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/10/fifty-shades-of-xi-scores-of-books-praising-president-published-in-china

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 02:54

Petitioner detained after shooting video of surveillance team in China's Tianjin
Radio Free Asia, October 9, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/video-10092017111735.html

浙江环保人士十九大前被“传销罪”刑拘 (Environmentalist in Zhejiang criminally de-tained for “pyramid scheme” before 19th National Party Congress)
Voice of America, October 9, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/chinese-environmentalist-detained-/4062315.html

深圳一酒店接待维族人被罚款 (Hotel in Shenzhen punished for catering Uyghurs)
Radio Free Asia, October 9, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql2-10092017103424.html

甄江华被拘37日 律师料其会被批捕 (Rights defender Zhen Jianghua detained for 37 days and lawyer expects him to be formally arrested)
Radio Free Asia, October 9, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-10092017103512.html

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 01:53

How the Chinese cyberthreat has evolved
The Conversation, October 5, 2017
https://theconversation.com/how-the-chinese-cyberthreat-has-evolved-82469

Some problems with China’s domestic violence warning system
China Law Translate, October 5, 2017
http://www.chinalawtranslate.com/8786-2/?lang=en

After the Umbrella movement: healing a divided city must start with truthfulness
Hong Kong Free Press, October 7, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/07/umbrella-movement-healing-divided-city-must-start-truthfulness/

As Catalans call a referendum, we dare not risk China’s wrath in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Free Press, October 8, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/08/catalans-call-referendum-dare-not-risk-chinas-wrath-hong-kong/

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 01:53

林鄭月娥:香港在大灣區建設下 將迎來更大發展機遇 (Carrie Lam: Hong Kong will have bigger opportunities under the development of Greater Bay Area)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 9, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1357999-20171009.htm

Hong Kong football fans boo China national anthem
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 6, 2017
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-41521670

Joshua Wong never thought he’d be jailed over Occupy—but prison will only make him stronger, father says
South China Morning Post, October 8, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2114443/joshua-wong-never-thought-hed-be-jailed-over-occupy-prison

Lawmaker Junius Ho to face probe over call for Hong Kong independence advocates to be “killed mercilessly”
South China Morning Post, October 6, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2114300/lawmaker-junius-ho-face-probe-over-call-hong-kong

Human rights in China worsen as Beijing extends reach to Hong Kong: Report
Radio Free Asia, October 6, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/human-rights-in-china-worsen-as-beijing-extends-reach-to-hong-kong-report-10062017121023.html

Related:
2017 Annual Report
Congressional-Executive Commission on China, October 5, 2017
https://www.cecc.gov/media-center/press-releases/cecc-releases-2017-annual-report

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 01:53

19大超级维稳 搭火车进北京要“人脸辨识” (Intensive stability maintenance demands train passengers going to Beijing get their faces scanned for identification as 19th National Party Congress looms)
Radio France Internationale, October 9, 2017
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20171009-19大维稳-搭火车进北京要人脸辨识

新疆地方大力反恐 刀具未挂锁链被拘遭质疑 (Xinjiang upscales counterterrorism efforts and detains store owners for not putting knives in chains)
Radio Free Asia, October 8, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/yf-10082017103049.html

烟台三家酒店不按规定登记住宿,违反反恐法均被罚10万元 (Three hotels in Yantai fined 100,000 yuan for violation of Counterterrorism Law after failing to register residents properly)
The Paper, October 6, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1816275

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 01:53

5年處分200萬黨員 佔總數2% (2 million CPC members punished during past 5 years, 2% of the entire Party membership)
Mingpao, October 9, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20171009/s00013/1507485273003

国家公务员局有关负责同志就《聘任制公务员管理规定(试行)》进行解读 (Spokesperson for State Administration of Civil Service explains “Management Regulations on Government Official Employment System (Pilot)”)
Central People’s Government, October 6, 2017
http://www.gov.cn/xinwen/2017-10/06/content_5229820.htm

China’s corrupt “tigers” tipped to be a rarer sight but plenty of “flies” left to swat
South China Morning Post, October 9, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2114437/chinas-corrupt-tigers-tipped-be-rarer-sight-plenty

Friends in high places: Xi Jinping’s determined path to control
South China Morning Post, October 8, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2114016/friends-high-places-xi-jinpings-determined-path-control

China congress: Military facelift a sign of bigger changes
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 8, 2017
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-41507960

Chinese watchdog says 1.34 million officials punished for graft since 2013
Reuters, October 8, 2017
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-corruption/chinese-watchdog-says-1-34-million-officials-punished-for-graft-since-2013-idUSKBN1CD04B

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 01:53

Facebook blocks Chinese billionaire who tells tales of corruption
Facebook屏蔽郭文贵个人页面
The New York Times, October 9, 2017
EN: https://cn.nytimes.com/business/20171009/facebook-china-guo-wengui/en-us/CH: https://cn.nytimes.com/business/20171009/facebook-china-guo-wengui/

自由派学者何方出殯 当局下令抹去悼词“唤起民众 实现宪政” (“Awaken the public and realize constitutionalism” removed by Chinese authorities from eulogy of liberal scholar He Fang)
Radio France Internationale, October 9, 2017
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20171009-自由派学者何方出殯-当局下令抹去悼词唤起民众-实现宪政

忧与"六四"相比 中国封杀《逆权司机》升级 (China beefs up censorship of movie “A Taxi Driver”, fearing association with June Fourth)
Radio France Internationale, October 8, 2017
http://cn.rfi.fr//中国/20171008-忧与六四相比-中国封杀逆权司机升级

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 01:53

云南“邪教案”多名基督徒被判刑4年 (Christians in “cult case” in Yunnan sentenced to four years in prison)
Radio Free Asia, October 7, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/ql-10072017143137.html

公安部:各地大力加强社会治安防范 (Ministry of Public Security: local bureaus to strengthen security in societies and take precautions)
Central People’s Government, October 6, 2017
http://www.gov.cn/xinwen/2017-10/06/content_5229824.htm

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 23:49

加泰搞獨立的啟示 (Catalonia’s independence and its inspiration)
Mingpao, October 6, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171006/s00022/1507211776530

The reality of attempting to defend human rights in China
Jerry’s Blog, October 5, 2017
http://www.jeromecohen.net/jerrys-blog/2017/10/5/the-reality-of-attempting-to-defend-human-rights-in-china

the Trump administration doesn’t care about human rights in China—here’s why they should
Council on Foreign Relations, October 4, 2017
https://www.cfr.org/blog/trump-administration-doesnt-care-about-human-rights-china-heres-why-they-should

Related:
Progress in protecting human rights
China Daily, September 29, 2017
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/opinion/2017-09/29/content_32626663.htm

教局在做教育還是灌輸? 評析基本法教材 (On the textbook of Basic Law: is the education bureau educating or indoctrinating?)
Mingpao, September 30, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20170930/s00012/1506708136229

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 23:49

香港民主派议员动议谴责弹劾何君尧 (Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers present motions to denounce and impeach Junius Ho)
Radio Free Asia, October 5, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/cp-10052017101754.html

Legislature’s secretariat says questions on controversial joint checkpoint arrangement likely to be rejected
Hong Kong Free Press, October 5, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/05/legislatures-secretariat-says-questions-controversial-joint-checkpoint-arrangement-likely-rejected/

Hardcore fans boo national anthem before Hong Kong friendly soccer match against Laos
South China Morning Post, October 5, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/2114181/hardcore-fans-boo-national-anthem-hong-kong-friendly-soccer-match

網媒HKFP收連環恐嚇信 過去2個月收6封 記協促警方徹查 (Online media Hong Kong Free Press receives 6 threatening letters during the past 2 months, as Journalists Association urges the police to investigate)
HK01, October 4, 2017
https://www.hk01.com/港聞/123635/網媒HKFP收連環恐嚇信-過去2個月收6封-記協促警方徹查

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 23:49

3年多来,这支英雄部队迎着子弹上一线打赢30余次反恐战斗 (A heroic platoon that fights amongst bullets on the frontline and wins more than 30 anti-terrorism battles during the past 3 years)
People’s Liberation Army, October 6, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1816127

China spots familiar words in Theresa May's 'British dream' speech
The Guardian, October 5, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/05/china-spots-familiar-words-in-theresa-mays-british-dream-speech

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 23:49

Tibetans Warned on Social Media Use in China’s Qinghai
Radio Free Asia, October 5, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/warned-10052017140346.html

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 23:49

CECC年度报告:美国应让中国对人权负责 (Congressional-Executive Commission on China releases annual report: the U.S. should hold China accountable on human rights)
Radio Free Asia, October 5, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/zl-10052017163132.html

Is It OK for Communist Party Members to Visit Temples?
The Diplomat, October 5, 2017
https://thediplomat.com/2017/10/is-it-ok-for-communist-party-members-to-visit-temples/

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如何认定组织、参加封建迷信活动行为 (How to define organizations, and participation of superstitious activities)
Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, September 20, 2017
http://www.ccdi.gov.cn/djfg/ywgw/201709/t20170922_107745.html

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 23:49

“环球实报”微信群多人被约谈 要求不听不看不转郭文贵爆料 (Many members of the WeChat group “Huanqiu Shibao” get visited by police and asked not to watch or share Guo Wengui’s revelation)
Radio Free Asia, October 5, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-10052017101529.html

內地影評網豆瓣自我審查 封殺《逆權司機》條目禁討論防六四聯想 (Korean movie “A Taxi Driver” censored by mainland movie rating website to stop people from associating with June Fourth)
HK01, October 4, 2017
https://www.hk01.com/兩岸/123621/內地影評網豆瓣自我審查-封殺-逆權司機-條目禁討論防六四聯想

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 23:49

十八大后17名中央委员落马 孙政才等10人待处理 (17 Central Committee members out of the game since the 18th National Party Congress; 10 of them await punishment, including Sun Zhengcai)
Beijing New, October 5, 2017
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/nd/2017-10-05/doc-ifymmiwm5687104.shtml

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 11:48

擦亮巡视利剑 形成强大震慑 (Central inspection system produces powerful deterrence)
People’s Daily, October 5, 2017
http://paper.people.com.cn/rmrb/html/2017-10/05/nw.D110000renmrb_20171005_3-01.htm

Six reasons to feel positive about democracy in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, October 4, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2113914/six-reasons-feel-positive-about-democracy-hong-kong

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 11:48

Legislature’s secretariat says questions on controversial joint checkpoint arrangement likely to be rejected
Hong Kong Free Press, October 5, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/05/legislatures-secretariat-says-questions-controversial-joint-checkpoint-arrangement-likely-rejected/

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快刀斩乱麻 港府要立法会支持让中国公安在港执法的「一地两检」 (Cut the Gordian knot, Hong Kong administration demands that LegCo support the "co-location checkpoint" allowing mainland police to enforce mainland law in Hong Kong)
Radio France International, October 4, 2017
http://cn.rfi.fr/港澳台/20171004-快刀斩乱麻-港府要立法会支持让中国公安在港执法的一地两检

Two Hong Kong political journals close shop after four decades
Radio Free Asia, October 3, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/journals-10032017130031.html

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 11:48

首轮中美执法及网络安全对话在美国华盛顿举行(China, U.S. hold first law enforcement and cybersecurity dialogue in Washington D.C.)
Central People’s Government, October 5, 2017
http://www.gov.cn/guowuyuan/2017-10/05/content_5229683.htm

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 11:48

扎实推进 步履铿锵——国家监察体制改革进展回眸 (Looking back on the progress of national supervision system reform)
Xinhua, October 4, 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2017-10/04/c_1121762509.htm

Facts and figures on China's eight-point frugality code effort
Xinhua, October 4, 2017
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/19thcpcnationalcongress/2017-10/04/content_32867577.htm

Chinese environmental minister admits country will struggle to hit pollution target this year
South China Morning Post, October 5, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2114113/chinese-environmental-minister-admits-country-will

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 11:48

China’s 19th Party Congress: Political Precedent and the Politburo Standing Committee
The Diplomat, October 4, 2017
https://thediplomat.com/2017/10/chinas-19th-party-congress-political-precedent-and-the-politburo-standing-committee/

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 11:48

Moon festival brings scant cheer to China's dissidents, lawyers
Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/festival-10042017111740.html

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 00:46

How are NGOs in China faring under the new law?
ChinaFile, September 27, 2017
http://www.chinafile.com/conversation/how-are-ngos-china-faring-under-new-law

Taiwan’s Human Rights Revolution and China’s Devolution
The Diplomat, October 3, 2017
https://thediplomat.com/2017/10/taiwans-human-rights-revolution-and-chinas-devolution/

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 00:46

Hong Kong-based anti-Communist magazines Cheng Ming and The Trend cease publication after 40 years1
Hong Kong Free Press, October 3, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/03/hong-kong-based-anti-communist-magazines-cheng-ming-trend-cease-publication-40-years/

佔旺藐視法庭案13日宣讀判辭 20人中9人維持不認責 (Judge to hand down judgment on October 13 for case of contempt of court in “Occupy Mong Kok”, nine among 20 defendants maintain not-guilty plea)
Mingpao, October 3, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171003/s00001/1507032994990

港府提「一地两检」立法会议案 民主派批不负责任 (Hong Kong gov’t criticized by democrats for being irresponsible with co-location arrangement legislative proposal)
Radio Free Asia, October 3, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/cp-10032017100155.html

Lingnan Uni students begin occupation-style protest after governing body member Junius Ho’s ‘killing’ remarks
Hong Kong Free Press, October 3, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/03/lingnan-uni-students-begin-occupation-style-protest-governing-body-member-junius-hos-killing-remarks/

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 00:46

Xi Jinping tells Chinese defense firms to aim higher and catch up on weapons technology
South China Morning Post, October 4, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2113878/xi-jinping-tells-chinese-defence-firms-aim-higher-and

Xi Jinping clears decks for top-level changes to China’s military
South China Morning Post, October 3, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2113054/xi-jinping-clears-decks-top-level-changes-chinas

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 00:46

翻墙有罪! 广州市民买路由器招来警察 (Criminalization of VPN: Guangzhou citizen visited by police after purchasing router)
Radio Free Asia, October 3, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/yf2-10032017100000.html

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 00:46

“天网"已追赃93.6亿 "百名红通"46人到案 (9.36 billion stolen funds returned, 46 people arrested among one hundred wanted on Interpol “red notice”)
Legal Daily, October 3, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-10/03/content_7335114.htm

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 00:46

China cracks down on 'thousands' of petitioners ahead of party congress
Radio Free Asia, October 3, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/petitioners-10032017113904.html

Related:
十九大「護城河」 嚴防訪民上京 (Activists stopped from visiting Beijing before nineteenth congress)
Mingpao, October 4, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20171004/s00013/1507053552971

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 00:46

揭示韩国军政府暴政电影吸引中国网民,但豆瓣删文 (Posts about movie showing authoritarian rule of Korean military government that generates much Chinese netizens’ interests censored by Douban, a Chinese video streaming website)
Voice of America, October 3, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/news-korean-film-taxi-driver-deleted-on-chinese-web-20171003/4054489.html

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