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Friday, December 13, 2013 - 09:43

Chinese boy whose eyes were gouged out fitted with prosthetic eyeballs
The Telegraph, December 12, 2013
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10513125/Chinese-boy-whose-eyes-were-gouged-out-fitted-with-prosthetic-eyeballs.html

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 09:43

专家:我国雾霾高发可能还将持续一二十年 (Expert: extensive smog may continue in China for 10 to 20 years)
China National Radio , December 10, 2013
http://china.cnr.cn/yxw/201312/t20131210_514366764.shtml

Guangdong may withhold free permits in China's 4th emissions scheme: sources
Reuters, December 12, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/12/china-guangdong-carbon-idUSL3N0JR0C220131212

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 09:43

U.S. colleges finding ideals tested abroad
美国大学能否在海外项目中坚守自由价值观
New York Times, December 13, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131213/c13colleges/dual/

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 09:43

Global cancer cases reach 14 million, World Health Organization says
WHO:全球癌症病例升至1400万
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 13, 2013
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25346639
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/12/131212_who_cancer.shtml

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 09:43

香港调查:七成港人不满生活环境 (70% of Hong Kongers dissatisfied with social conditions)
South China Morning Post, December 13, 2013
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hong-kong/17885/diao-cha-qi-cheng-gang-ren-bu-man-sheng-huo-huan-jing

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 09:43

Chinese prosecutors file charges against leading activist Xu Zhiyong
The Washington Post, December 13, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/chinese-prosecutors-file-charges-against-leading-activist-xu-zhiyong/2013/12/13/9ee771a4-63e3-11e3-aa81-e1dab1360323_story.html


Related:

中国人权活动人士许志永遭当局起诉 (Chinese activist Xu Zhiyong formally charged by authorities)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 13, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131213_xu_zhiyong_prosecuted.shtml

The Leading Global Thinkers of 2013(Including Xu Zhiyong, Pu Zhiqiang, Wang Gongquan)
Foreign Policy, December 12, 2013
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/2013_global_thinkers/public/

Activist Trial Ends with Irregularities, but No Verdict
The Epoch Times, December 12, 2013
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/394963-activist-trial-ends-with-irregularities-but-no-verdict/

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 08:38

美国国会及行政当局举行圆桌会议 吁中国停止打压外国记者 ()
Washington Post, December 12, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/nu-12122013142951.html

Foreign correspondents personae non gratae
The Economist, December 12, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21591636-if-anyone-going-expose-corruption-it-will-be-us-says-party-personae-non-gratae

China crafts a pro-Beijing image for Nelson Mandela
Washington Post, December 12, 2013
www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/12/12/china-crafts-a-pro-beijing-image-for-nelson-mandela/

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 08:38

美国指控中国公司六名雇员盗窃专利种子 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 13, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/12/131213_us_tradesecrets_charges_china.shtml

Related:
Chinese national arrested for allegedly stealing trade secrets
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 13, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/12/131213_us_tradesecrets_charges_china.shtml
Friday, December 13, 2013 - 08:38

调查:美中互不信任,但很少视彼此为敌 ()
Deutsche Welle, December 12, 2013
http://bit.ly/1dwJjl0


See the Survey:

U.S.-China Security Perceptions Survey
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, December 12, 2013
http://carnegieendowment.org/files/us_china_security_perceptions_report.pdf

China loses N. Korea link but may welcome Kim purge: analysts
Agence France-Presse, December 13, 2013
bit.ly/18Fo3X9

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 08:38

Apple says death at Pegatron unrelated to working conditions
Reuters, December 12, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/12/us-apple-pegatron-idUSBRE9BB05X20131212

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 08:38

Insight: China CCTV Starbucks report set off storm inside network
Reuters, December 12, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/12/us-china-cctv-insight-idUSBRE9BB17A20131212

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 08:38

毛诞周年音乐会改名 习近平因毛诞受考验 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 13, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2013/12/131213_press_mao.shtml

周永康墜落內情習近平打老虎驚心動魄 ()
Yazhou Zhoukan, December 22, 2013
http://www.yzzk.com/cfm/content_archive.cfm?id=1386820468251&docissue=2013-50

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 08:38

法治当条例遇到法律 ()
The Economic Observer, December 12, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/2013/1212/253396.shtml

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 08:38

China's revised 2014 holiday schedule sparks public ire
Reuters, December 12, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/12/us-china-holiday-idUSBRE9BB08320131212

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 08:38

Journo for a Journo
Slate, December 12, 2013
http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_world_/2013/12/12/if_china_kicks_out_u_s_journalists_should_the_u_s_do_the_same_to_chinese.html

Christmas in China: The season when Beijing punishes the families of dissidents
Wall Street Journal, December 12, 2013
online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303293604579251763851479696?mod=WSJ_Opinion_LEFTTopBucket

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:36

China’s rust belt cities hit with new air pollution fines
Wall Street Journal, December 11, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/11/new-air-pollution-fines-hit-chinas-rust-belt-cities/

Related:
Local officials to obsess less over growth
Xinhua, December 10, 2013
www.globaltimes.cn/content/831125.shtml#.UqkwEtIW3Sl
Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:36

China eyes smoking ban
Wall Street Journal, December 11, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/11/china-eyes-smoking-ban/

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:36

中国封锁翻墙软件Lantern 开发团队称将更新版本 ()
Radio Free Asia, December 11, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/sy2-12112013100043.html

See the statement:
Lantern News
Landern Team, December 10, 2013
http://get-lantern.tumblr.com/post/69653304417/lantern-news-lantern
Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:36

联合国歧视妇女问题工作组周四访华 外界呼吁关注感染艾滋妇女权益 ()
Radio Free Asia, December 11, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf-12112013100150.html

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:36

New York Times warns China is subjecting foreign journalists to serious harassment
The Telegraph, December 11, 2013
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/10512559/New-York-Times-warns-China-is-subjecting-foreign-journalists-to-serious-harassment.html

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:36

A Quiet Start to South-North Water Transfer
中国南水北调一期工程低调投用
New York Times, December 12, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131212/c12water/dual/

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:36

Former security chief Zhou Yongkang under house arrest
South China Morning Post, December 11, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1378361/former-security-chief-zhou-yongkang-under-house-arrest

Related:
China puts former security chief under house arrest-sources
Reuters, December 11, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/11/us-china-politics-zhou-idUSBRE9BA0C420131211

路透社:前政法大佬周永康被“监控”()
Voice of America, December 12, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/reuters-zhou-yongkang-20131211/1808088.html

A Leader in Mao’s Cultural Revolution Faces His Past
陈毅之子为文革而忏悔
New York Times, December 12, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131212/c12chenxiaolu/dual/

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:36

中国老龄化高峰临近挑战严峻 今年60岁老年人超2亿 ()
Beijing News, December 12, 2013

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:36

12武汉强拆户人权日在北京集体自杀 ()
Radio Free Asia, December 11, 2013

China residents drink pesticide in Beijing protest
Associated Press, December 11, 2013
www.vcstar.com/news/2013/dec/11/china-residents-drink-pesticide-in-beijing/

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:36

旧城改造与古寺突围 福州瑞云寺拆迁困局调查()
Phoenix TV website, December 7, 2013
http://fo.ifeng.com/news/detail_2013_12/07/31888498_0.shtml


Related Tencent weibo post:

寿哥,(李福寿,作家,策划人,湖北云梦人。8年教...), December 11, 2013
胡作非为,天怒人怨。 || @叶檀: 为了方寸之地,些许溢价,丧尽天良  以后去寺庙、禅院,烧头柱香时  小心天眼天谴

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:36

China seen as 'confident', 'belligerent' and 'arrogant'
Agence France-Presse, December 10, 2013
au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/world/a/20249360/china-seen-as-confident-belligerent-and-arrogant-state-media-poll/

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:36

China's hot messaging app WeChat may be good news for censors
Reuters, December 11, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/11/us-china-censorship-tencent-idUSBRE9BA16M20131211

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:36

Survey finds many female workers experience sexual harassment
调查显示广州工厂女工多遭性骚扰
New York Times, December 11, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131211/c11workers/dual/

See also:
Up to 70 percent of women factory workers in Guangzhou sexually harassed
China Labor Bulletin, December 6, 2013
www.clb.org.hk/en/content/70-percent-women-factory-workers-guangzhou-sexually-harassed
Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:36
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 09:59

深圳政法委一副巡视员被举报索贿80万嫖娼40次 (Shenzhen Party official allegedly took bribes of RMB 800,000 and solicited prostitutes 40 times)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 11, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/eastday/13news/auto/news/china/u7ai326180_K4.html

China anti-corruption reform: shark fins, bird nests, upmarket cigarettes and alcohol banned from state events
International Business Times, December 9, 2013
www.ibtimes.com/china-anti-corruption-reform-shark-fins-bird-nests-upmarket-cigarettes-alcohol-banned-state-events

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 09:59

深圳今晨大火16人死亡 近百人聚集讨说法无人应 (Shenzhen market fire kills 16)
China National Radio, December 11, 2013
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2013/12-11/5608448.shtml

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 09:59

China state media under fire for arguing benefits of smog
Reuters, December 10, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/10/us-china-pollution-idUSBRE9B903O20131210

Related:
State media effort to spin the "5 benefits" of China's smog falls flat
Wall Street Journal, December 10, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/10/state-media-effort-to-spin-the-5-benefits-of-chinas-smog-falls-flat/

New EPA chief visits China to talk air pollution in first trip abroad
Washington Post, December 10, 2013
www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2013/12/10/new-epa-chief-visits-china-to-talk-air-pollution-in-first-trip-abroad/

China boosts research as smog crisis raises fears over infertility
South China Morning Post, December 11, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1378103/china-boosts-research-effect-pollution-fertility-amid-smog-crisis

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 09:59

Chinese professor who advocated free speech is fired
教授张雪忠因提倡言论自由被解聘
The New York Times, December 11, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131211/c11professor/dual/


See Zhang’s article:

2013反宪政逆流的根源及危险 ("The Origin and the Perils of the Anti-Constitutionalism Campaign in 2013")
Independent Chinese Pen Center,December 10, 2013 http://www.chinesepen.org/Article/sxsy/201312/Article_20131210135721.shtml

Fresh fears of crackdown as Chinese professor is fired for "criticising Xi Jinping"
The Telegraph, December 10, 2013
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10507646/Fresh-fears-of-crackdown-as-Chinese-professor-is-fired-for-criticising-Xi-Jinping.html

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 09:59

Hong Kong squirms in the shadow of China, its overpowering big brother
Washington Post, December 10, 2013
www.washingtonpost.com/world/hong-kong-squirms-in-the-shadow-of-china-its-overpowering-big-brother/2013/12/09/cc9e48c0-5dd0-11e3-8d24-31c016b976b2_story.html

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 09:59

China says U.S. has no right to comment on fate of activists
Reuters, December 10, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/10/us-china-usa-rights-idUSBRE9B908120131210

Related:
Chinese law can't be tailored to suit individuals
Global Times, December 11, 2013
www.globaltimes.cn/content/831374.shtml#.Uqez7WQW0b4

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 09:59

谷歌叫停香港数据中心 原因众说纷纭
Google abandons its Hong Kong data centre project
South China Morning Post, December 11, 2013
CH:http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hong-kong/17737/gu-ge-jiao-ting-xiang-gang-shu-ju-zhong-xin-yuan-yin-zhong-shuo-fen-yun
EN:http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1377908/google-abandons-its-hong-kong-data-centre-project

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 08:58

“芭比女工”揭示中国劳工的悲惨处境
Radio France Internationale, December 11, 2013
http://rfi.my/1kzkaIH

Worker deaths raise questions at an Apple contractor in China
The New York Times, December 11, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/11/technology/worker-deaths-raise-questions-at-an-apple-contractor-in-china.html

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 08:58

劳教权益团体促中国取消对性工作者的收容制度 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 11, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131211_china_justice_rights.shtml

Advocacy group calls China to shut labor camps for sex workers
Wall Street Journal, December 10, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/10/advocacy-group-calls-china-to-shut-labor-camps-for-sex-workers/

See the report:
"Custody and Education": Arbitrary Detention for Female Sex Workers in China
Asia Catalyst, December 2013
asiacatalyst.org/blog/AsiaCatalyst_CustodyEducation2013-12-EN.pdf

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 08:58

Taiwan ex-captain gets life term for spying for China
South China Morning Post, December 11, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1378462/taiwan-ex-captain-gets-life-term-spying-china

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 08:58
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

云南强奸4岁幼女官员被判八年 精神赔偿难实现 ()
China News Service, December 10, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131207/u1a7816969.html

最高法:嫖宿幼女罪是一种侮辱 完全赞成废除()
Beijing Evening News, December 10, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/politics/2013-12/4642018.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

北京私秘会所:八项规定没有影响来这领导太多 ()
CCTV, December 10, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1210/c1001-23793893.html

湖北确认网上嫖娼视频当事人为省高院庭长()
Xingchu Website, December 10, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1210/c1001-23793813.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

China is tied to spying on European diplomats
裸照作诱饵,中国黑客攻击外国政府网络
New York Times, December 10, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/technology/20131210/c10hacks/dual/

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

Chinese media find silver linings in smog clouds
The Guardian, December 10, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/10/chinese-media-silver-linings-smog-haze

20省份出现雾霾天 京津冀长三角重污染区连成片()
China News Service, December 10, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131207/u1a7817029.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

中国拒绝续签《纽约时报》和彭博社24记者的签证
Radio Free Asia, December 10, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/xql-12092013145400.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

Rising violence against doctors in China
The Diplomat, December 8, 2013
http://thediplomat.com/2013/12/rising-violence-against-doctors-in-china/

1.5 million people worldwide combat unprecedented evil and sign global petition against forced organ harvesting in China
The Sacramento Bee, December 8, 2013
http://www.sacbee.com/2013/12/09/5985084/15-million-people-worldwide-combat.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

刘晓波失去自由五年,美国敦促中国释放
Deutsche Welle, December 10, 2013
http://bit.ly/1bzPLZD

Related:
中国驳斥美国提出释放刘晓波的要求
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 10, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131210_china_rebuffs_kerry.shtml

China rebuffs US calls for release of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo
South China Morning Post, December 10, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1377323/release-nobel-peace-prize-winner-liu-xiaobo-john-kerry-urges-china

《刘宾雁时代》在美国出版 ()
Radio Free Asia, December 9, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/ml-12092013121621.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

Beijing bans “sensitive topics” during Mandela funeral coverage
South China Morning Post, December 10, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1377508/beijing-bans-sensitive-topics-during-mandela-funeral-coverage

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

世界专利申请数量大增 中国是关键 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 10, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/12/131209_patent.shtml

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

China: The woman who lives in a hole
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 9, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-25302519

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

农民工融入城市调查:积分不够子女无法读公办小学
People’s Daily, December 10, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131208/u1a7817167.html

中国流动人口已达2.36亿 逾七成系从农村流向城市
China News Service, December 10, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/12/10/296694.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

Unrelenting Inner Mongolian herders expelled from Beijing after protests
Radio Free Asia, December 9, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/herders-12092013181727.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

China sex workers face “harsh” detention: rights group
New Straits Times, December 10, 2013
http://www.nst.com.my/latest/china-sex-workers-face-harsh-detention-rights-group-1.428171

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

China’s treatment of minorities troubles Canada’s religious freedom ambassador
Calgary Herald, December 10, 2013
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/national/China+treatment+minorities+troubles+Canada+religious/9265847/story.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

On Human Rights Day, I'll be thinking of my father in a Chinese prison
The Guardian, December 10, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/10/human-rights-day-unhrc-progress-china-abuse

Breathe in that dirty doublethink
Financial Times, December 10, 2013
http://on.ft.com/1fgGfeF

The thorny challenge of covering China
《纽约时报》做生意更做新闻
The New York Times, December 10, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20131210/c10pubed/dual/

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 12:38

最高法赞成废除嫖宿幼女罪 (Supreme Court supports proposed legislation to protect against child rape)
Xinhua, December 9, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2013-12/09/c_125827362.htm

Related:
Under-age sex charge puts China's top court and legislature at odds
South China Morning Post, December 9, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1376737/under-age-sex-charge-puts-chinas-top-court-and-legislature-odds

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 10:44

内地规范公务接待 工作餐禁鱼翅 (Consumption of shark’s fin banned from official receptions)
South China Morning Post, December 9, 2013
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/17598/nei-di-gui-fan-gong-wu-jie-dai-gong-zuo-can-jin-yu-chi

Related:
《党政机关国内公务接待管理规定》(全文) (Regulations on the Management of Domestic Official Receptions by Party and Government Organs)
Xinhua, December 9, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/ziliao/2013-12/09/c_125827827.htm
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 10:44

明年全国高校毕业生将达727万再创纪录 (University graduates in China to reach 7.27 million next year, setting another record)
Jianghua Times, December 8, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1208/c1001-23777890.html

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 10:44

利国防 促团结 更平等 官媒诠释雾霾“好处”(Official media praises smog as being good for defense, solidarity, and equality)
South China Morning Post, December 9, 2013
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/17639/li-guo-fang-cu-tuan-jie-geng-ping-deng-guan-mei-quan-shi-wu-mai-hao-chu

Related Tencent Weibo post:
火兴才, December 8, 2013 是不是要让全党全军全民族紧密团结在以央视网为人民日报的环球时报周围,吸霾,呼霾,养霾,赞美霾,歌颂霾?(Is this a call for the whole Party, army, and nation to rally around CCTV and Global Times to smoke, breathe, cultivate, praise, and extol the smog?)

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 10:44

In China, a widespread show of sympathy for Mandela
纪念曼德拉,中国左右派各取所需
The New York Times, December 7, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131207/c07reaction/dual/

Chinese police recommend trial for rights advocate
中国警方向检察官建议审判民权倡导者许志永
The New York Times, December 9, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131209/c09xuzhiyong/dual/

Related:
许志永起诉书曝光 主要“罪行” 为推动教育平权与官员财产公开 (Main charges in Xu Zhiyong’s indictment: promoting equal education and advocating for disclosure of officials’ assets)
Radio France International, December 9, 2013
http://rfi.my/1gjOtWp

Related Tencent weibo post:
一贫如洗, December 9, 2013 如果这是罪,那么,每一个有良知、有社会责任感的人,都有罪。感谢有关部门让我们认识了许志永,了解了新公民运动,知道了有这么一群人不为自己,而是为他人争取着利益,为社会寻求着公平,为国家尽着一个公民的义务和责任。 http://t.qq.com/p/t/340526030969077

美国国会举行听证会:中国政治犯女儿呼唤爸爸回家 (U.S. congressional hearing: daughters of China’s political prisoners call for their fathers’ return)
Radio Free Asia, December 6, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/vt-12062013143822.html

律师会见刘晓波失败 刘霞见朋友只哭说不出话 (Lawyer’s request to meet Liu Xiaobo ignored)
Radio Free Asia, December 7, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-12072013113538.html

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 10:44

在纽约后院建中国式迪斯尼?(Building a Chinese-style Disneyland in upstate New York?)
Deutsche Welle, December 7, 2013
http://bit.ly/1bslVW0

Related:
Mysterious plans to build upstate NY "China City of America"
New York Post, December 4, 2013
http://nypost.com/2013/12/04/mysterious-plans-to-build-upstate-ny-china-city-of-america/

China: the must-visit destination for cash-seeking world leaders
The Guardian, December 6, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/06/china-cash-seeking-world-leaders-uk-human-rights

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 10:44

北京井底人:曾被城管关狗笼里 谈何尊严 (Beijing man evicted from well, his home for 10 years after local authorities locked him in dog cage)
People’s Daily, December 7, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1207/c1001-23773573.html

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 09:44

Hebei farmer commits suicide over fines for children
South China Morning Post, December 9, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1376796/hebei-farmer-commits-suicide-over-fines-children

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 09:44

China’s strong-arm tactics toward U.S. media merit a response
The Washington Post, December 8, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/chinas-strong-arm-tactics-toward-us-media-merit-a-response/2013/12/08/164163fc-5eb9-11e3-bc56-c6ca94801fac_story.html

Cameron’s human rights humbug and the Chinese fortune cookie
The Sunday Times, December 8, 2013
http://www.sundaytimes.lk/131208/columns/camerons-human-rights-humbug-and-the-chinese-fortune-cookie-75677.html

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 10:38

Air pollution shrouds eastern China
中国东部遭遇近期最严重大气污染
The New York Times, December 5, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131206/c06pollution/dual/

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 10:38

中国大陆今年前9个月新增艾滋病感染者7万人 ()
Radio Free Asia, December 5, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yl-12052013150810.html

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 10:38

Daughters appeal for China to free jailed fathers
Agence France-Presse December 5, 2013
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131205/daughters-appeal-china-free-jailed-fathers

新余三君子均遭刑讯逼供 律师发现重大程序违规 ()
Radio Free Asia, December 5, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-12052013095533.html

Related Tencent Weibo post:
RIGHTS律师团, December 6, 2013
杨学林:新余案庭审,全部结束,择日选判。
http://t.qq.com/p/t/315798094103983

Chinese mourn Mandela; ask awkward questions about own dissidents
Reuters, December 5, 2013
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-mandela-china-20131205,0,7974656.story

Related:
北京悼念曼德拉 民众避提刘晓波
Voice of America, December 5, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/mandela-condolence-20131206/1804925.html

China pays tribute to Mandela, an "old friend of the Chinese people"
South China Morning Post, December 6, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1374332/china-pays-tribute-mandela-old-friend-chinese-people

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s liberator as prisoner and President, dies at 95
解放者曼德拉:从囚徒到总统
The New York Times, December 5, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/obits/20131206/c06mandela-obit/dual/

Related Tencent weibo post:
温军, December 5, 2013
【中国怎么可能有曼德拉?】说曼德拉伟大,那是因为他在南非!他坐了27年牢,出狱后当选总统,还活了95岁的高龄。如果在中国,将可能面临老虎凳,咽阴毛,喷芥末油,缠铜丝(生殖器与脚趾)等酷刑,一个正常人怎么可能扛得过27年并保持精神正常?这些酷刑并非杜撰,参见腾讯。@袁裕来律师@何兵@徐昕
http://t.qq.com/p/t/336294064216181

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 10:38

食药监总局曝光20家假药信息网站
People’s Daily, December 6, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1206/c1001-23760485.html

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 10:38

十八大以来被调查省部级官员已达13人 ( )
People’s Daily, December 6, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/p/2013-12-06/183028906856.shtml

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 10:38

Shanghai teens top international education ranking, OECD ()
CNN, December 3, 2013
http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/03/world/asia/pisa-education-study/

Related:
上海學生全球最強 香港第三 ()
Ming Pao, December 5, 2013
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20131205/ca41147w.htm
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 08:45

China pressures U.S.j, prompting warning from Biden
中国向外媒施压迫使拜登出言警告
New York Times, December 6, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/policy/20131206/c06journalists/dual/

Biden faults China on foreign press crackdown
中国向外媒施压迫使拜登出言警告
拜登指责中国打压外国驻华新闻机构
New York Times, December 6, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131206/c06biden/dual/

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 08:45

全国微博账号突破13亿 ()
Peoples Daily, December 6, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2013-12/4638260.html

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 08:45

吾爾開希闖關香港心路 ()
Xinhua, December 5, 2013
http://www.yzzk.com/cfm/content_archive.cfm?id=1386214762664&docissue=2013-49

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 08:45

Court orders: It turns out that torturing people for confessions isn’t all right after all
The Economist, December 7, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21591210-it-turns-out-torturing-people-confessions-isnt-all-right-after-all-court-orders

Merry Mao-mas! The chairman’s birthday this month will put Xi Jinping to the test
The Economist, December 7, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21591186-chairmans-birthday-month-will-put-xi-jinping-test-merry-mao-mas

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 08:45

艾滋病人深圳求职1年内被辞退六次
Yangcheng Evening News, December 6, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/s/2013-12-06/152328905728.shtml

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 08:45

張藝謀與自我他者化 ()
Yazhou Zhoukan, December 15, 2013
http://www.yzzk.com/cfm/content_archive.cfm?id=1386214763101&docissue=2013-49

2017特首普选 应予政党提名权 ()
South China Morning Post, December 5, 2013
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/opinion/17432/2017te-shou-pu-xuan-ying-yu-zheng-dang-ti-ming-quan

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

Zhou Bin, Son Of China's Security Chief Zhou Yongkang, aids corruption investigation
Reuters, December 5, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/04/zhou-bin-zhou-yongkang_n_4382996.html

Related:
路透社:周永康之子周滨被软禁协助调查 (Reuters: Zhou Bin, son of Zhou Yongkang, put under house arrest to assist investigation of father)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 5, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131204_iv_hepin_zhouyongkang.shtml
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

美环保局长:中国大气汞污染已飘到美国河流中 (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: mercury emitted in China enters upper atmosphere and is deposited in U.S. rivers)
Global Times, December 5, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/world/201312/04/53871_33829321.htm

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

港媒:政改咨询按北京意愿设框架 (HK Media: framework for political consultation to be set by Beijing)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 5, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131205_press_hongkong_political_reform.shtml

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

被遺棄的精神病康復者 (Guangdong psychiatric hospital: 20% of recovered patients stay, have nowhere else to go)
Ming Pao, December 5, 2013
http://premium.mingpao.com/cfm/mem_Login1.cfm?SuccessUrl=%2Fcfm%2FContent_News%2Ecfm%3FChannel%3Dca%26Path%3D168095561755%2Fcha1_er%2Ecfm

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

Outspoken billionaire activist Wang Gongquan pleads guilty to public order offences
Associated Press, December 5, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1373529/outspoken-billionaire-activist-wang-gongquan-pleads-guilty-public-order

Related:
企业家王功权“认罪”视频或将在央视播放 (Video of “confession” by Wang Gongquan, detained businessman and supporter of New Citizens’ Movement, may be broadcasted on CCTV )
Deutsche Welle, December 5, 2013
http://bit.ly/1bjxCuA

Rights lawyers harassed as China hails rule of law
Associated Press, December 4, 2013
www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-rights-lawyers-harassed-by-about-200-thugs/2013/12/04/cb57b2dc-5cd4-11e3-8d24-31c016b976b2_story.html

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

恐吓民众的“爱国”文宣 (Patriotic propaganda article in People’s Daily incites “fear of anarchy”)
Deutsche Welle, December 3, 2013
http://bit.ly/1hAv8R0

New York Times and Bloomberg facing expulsion from China
The Telegraph, December 5, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10498086/New-York-Times-and-Bloomberg-facing-expulsion-from-China.html

Related:
Biden criticizes China on media, human rights
The Wall Street Journal, December 5, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303997604579239751549316272

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

Susan Rice criticizes human rights abuses in China, Russia
Reuters, December 3, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/04/susan-rice-china-russia_n_4387304.html

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

报告:美国人不满意奥巴马对华政策 (Report: Americans dissatisfied with Obama's China policy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 4, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/12/131204_us_china_policy.shtml

Joe Biden just told Chinese citizens to “challenge the government”
Quartz, December 4, 2013
qz.com/153806/joe-biden-just-told-chinese-citizens-to-challenge-the-government/

Mysterious China-themed “city” proposed in New York’s Catskills
Above Top Secret, December 5, 2013
http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread986231/pg1

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

官媒称互联网治理“晴空初见” (Official media: Internet cleanup has produced “first glimpse of clear skies”)
South China Morning Post, December 5, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/17449/guan-mei-cheng-hu-lian-wang-zhi-li-qing-kong-chu-jian

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

Chinese parents paid £2 billion in fines for breaching one-child policy
The Telegraph, December 5, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10497755/Chinese-parents-paid-2-billion-in-fines-for-breaching-one-child-policy.html

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

一线城市年内卖地4720亿创记录 同比暴涨181.72% (Land sales at record highs in tier-1 cities, soaring 181.72 % over previous year)
Xinhua, December 5, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/china/201312/05/53868_33857218.htm

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

China Mobile drops hint of long-awaited Apple deal
CNBC, December 3, 2013
www.cnbc.com/id/101242085

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

Tibetan father “sets himself alight” in Sichuan province
South China Morning Post, December 5, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1373627/tibetan-father-sets-himself-alight-sichuan-province

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

Why China’s reforms aren’t enough
German Marshal Fund of the United States, December 4, 2013
blog.gmfus.org/2013/12/04/why-chinas-reforms-arent-enough/

China needs to change view of Tibet
Asia Times Online, December 4, 2013
www.atimes.com/atimes/China/CHIN-01-041213.html

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 09:44

今年来16家上市公司21名高管出事 川企占6家 ()
Beijing Youth Daily, December 4, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1204/05/9F7R56UQ0001124J.html

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 09:44

Godfather of Chinese rock, Cui Jian, asks why Hong Kong doesn't "get" good music
South China Morning Post, December 4, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/video?movideo_m=638411

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 09:44

David Cameron challenges China over cyber spying
The Telegraph, December 3, 2013
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron/10493018/David-Cameron-challenges-China-over-cyber-spying.html

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 09:44

中国再次退运5批超12万吨进口美国转基因玉米 ()
Xinhua, December 4, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-12-04/143028884872.shtml

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