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Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

China's graft crackdown hits watches, luxury market
Agence France-Presse, December 18, 2013
bit.ly/1fGqeyA

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

Terrorism lawsuit clouds Chinese Israel visit
Associated Press, December 18, 2013
www.krqe.com/news/international/terrorism-lawsuit-clouds-chinese-israel-visit_95035464

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

英媒:华为出钱自我监测谋求海外发展
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 19, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2013/12/131219_press_huawei_banbury.shtml

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

Hospital in southwest China opens smog clinic
Associated Press, December 18, 2013
www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/dec/18/chinese-hospital-opens-smog-treatment-clinic/

土壤修复启动纠结 数十万亿市场待解
Economic Observer, December 17, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/2013/1217/253618.shtml

京沪雾霾同源于重工业
China News Service, December 19, 2013
http://focus.news.163.com/13/1219/13/9GFB301300011SM9.html

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

China confirms human death from new bird flu type
Agence France-Presse, December 18, 2013
bit.ly/1cSiKbq

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

“南周事件”后续:郭飞雄遭秘密移送起诉 刘远东被控“聚扰”
Radio Free Asia, December 18, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/24-12182013142151.html

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

Mass re-education for China’s reporters
Wall Street Journal, December 18, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/18/mass-re-education-for-chinas-reporters/

彭博新闻社驻中国记者获发记者证
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 19, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131219_china_foreign_journalists.shtml

Chinese journalists face Marxist ideology exam
The Guardian, December 19, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/19/chinese-journalists-ideology-exam-media

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

相同字符达97% 马爱农诉出版社获胜
Beijing News, December 19, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/12/19/298210.html

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

Baucus, conflicted architect of health overhaul, is Obama’s pick for China
奥巴马医改法案设计师获下任驻华大使提名
The New York Times, December 19, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/usa/20131219/c19baucus/dual/

White House to nominate Baucus for ambassador to China
The Washington Post, December 18, 2013
www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/12/18/white-house-to-nominate-baucus-for-ambassador-to-china/

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

香港支联会购置房产建永久“六四纪念馆”
Radio Free Asia, December 18, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/yf-12182013095821.html

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

China's sex workers face paying for their incarceration
The Guardian, December 18, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/19/china-sex-workers-pay-incarceration

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:09

No better time for fundamental reform of China's state enterprises
South China Morning Post, December 18, 2013
www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1384939/no-better-time-fundamental-reform-chinas-state-enterprises

Riding the tiger: China’s struggle with rule of law
Wall Street Journal, December 18, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/18/riding-the-tiger-chinas-struggle-with-rule-of-law/

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

狱中记者人数居高不下 被绑架记者激增
Deutsche Welle, December 18, 2013
http://bit.ly/1c0Hiiv

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

户籍改革7年要迈过“三道坎” 特大城市仍严控
Beijing Youth Daily, December 18, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1218/c1001-23869309.html

China to speed up hukou reform
China Radio International, December 17, 2013
english.cri.cn/6909/2013/12/17/2743s803859.htm

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

China puts activists on trial during holiday lull
Associated Press, December 18, 2013
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-puts-activists-trial-holiday-lull-21257205

明鏡獨家:中國著名政治領袖陳子明病危入院Mirrorbooks.com, December 18, 2013
http://city.mirrorbooks.com/news/?action-viewnews-itemid-101762

Related Tencent weibo post:
罗渝泷, December 18, 2013
今天下午知悉陈子明先生患癌症住进301医院,心情非常沉重。这是今年获悉第二位知名学者患癌症,前一位是崔卫平女士。陈子明先生是当代杰出的思想者,是我们上一辈中最优秀的。他被囚监狱十一年,从未停止过对社会的思考。他明天做手术,我们合十祝福他一切顺利!罗渝泷请朋友们都为陈先生祈福吧!
http://t.qq.com/p/t/360910065357200

中国维权人士张林出庭受审
Voice of America, December 18, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/zhanglin-20131218/1812738.html

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

A response to Thomas L. Friedman’s “letter” to President Xi
《环球时报》回应弗里德曼致习近平的信
New York Times, December 18, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131218/c18response/dual/

Chinese state newspaper says Western media must be controlled
The Telegraph, December 17, 2013
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10522655/Chinese-state-newspaper-says-Western-media-must-be-controlled.html

国信办:坚决制止“人肉搜索”等网络暴力行为
Global Times, December 18, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2013-12/4671487.html

Related Tencent weibo post:
鱼七秒, December 18, 2013
如果人肉搜索是为了对抗强权,维护公民的利益。“人肉”是应该保留的!这个世界上的任何东西都是好坏相依,黑白共存的!!! 更多时候不是这个东西不好,而是人使用的方式不对!!!
http://t.qq.com/p/t/365511074245724
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

Wolf, passionate critic of China, to leave US Congress
Agence France-Presse, December 18, 2013
bit.ly/1i01fcV

US Ups security aid to Southeast Asia, criticizes China
Associated Press, December 17, 2013
www.irrawaddy.org/asia/us-ups-security-aid-southeast-asia-criticizes-china.html

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

Dead but not buried: There is little you cannot buy on the Chinese internet
The Eonomist, December 21, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21591890-there-little-you-cannot-buy-chinese-internet-dead-not-buried?fsrc=rss

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

抗暴力拆迁砍死两人 范木根被正式逮捕
Radio Free Asia, December 18, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xql-12172013150728.html

Related Tencent weibo post:
徐建清, December 18, 2013
刑法第20条规定;“为了使国家、公共利益、本人或者他人的人身、财产和其他权利免受正在进行的不法侵害,而采取的制止不法侵害的行为,对不法侵害人造成损害的,属于正当防卫,不负刑事责任。” || 缘份: || @wenmengchi78三藏卜永柱6: 范木根抗暴立功!正当防卫无罪!
http://t.qq.com/p/t/361110024231593

In China, a dynamite solution to land shortages
Wall Street Journal, December 17, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/17/in-china-a-dynamite-solution-to-land-shortages/

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

大赦国际:劳教所更名“戒毒中心”
Deutsche Welle, December 18, 2013
http://bit.ly/1fmFuQF

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:14

我国宗教教职人员认定备案率达98% ()
People’s Daily, December 18, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1218/c1001-23870058.html

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 09:12

Rural women stage innovative protest for equality
New York Times, December 17, 2013
sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/17/rural-women-stage-innovative-protest-for-equality/?_r=0

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 09:12

我国宗教教职人员认定备案率达98%
People’s Daily, December 18, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1218/c1001-23870058.html

Related:
Chinese police arrest suspects after Kashgar violence
The Guardian, December 17, 2013
www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/17/violence-china-kashgar-dead-xinjiang-muslim

Six women among Uyghurs shot dead in Xinjiang violence
Radio Free Asia, December 18, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/violence-12182013060830.html

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 09:12

高文謙:毛澤東是中國人的宿命和孽債 ()
Mirrorbooks.com, December 18, 2013
http://city.mirrorbooks.com/news/?action-viewnews-itemid-101763

China’s new reforms in theory and practice
International Relations and Security Network, December 17, 2013
www.isn.ethz.ch/Digital-Library/Articles/Detail/?lng=en&id=174811

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

Food fight: A fierce public debate over GM food exposes concerns about America
The Economist, December 14, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21591577-fierce-public-debate-over-gm-food-exposes-concerns-about-america-food-fight?

香港三款国产白米镉超标 日吃3碗即伤肾
The rice brands that can damage your health
South China Morning Post, December 17, 2013
CH:http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hong-kong/18078/xiang-gang-san-kuan-guo-chan-bai-mi-ge-chao-biao-ri-chi-3wan-ji-shang-shen
EN:http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1382611/rice-brands-can-damage-your-health

A reviled Chinese baby formula company is rebranding with organic noodles
Quartz, December 16, 2013
qz.com/158192/a-reviled-chinese-baby-formula-company-is-rebranding-with-organic-noodles/

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

China detains two more PetroChina parent officials in graft probe
Reuters, December 16, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/17/us-china-cnpc-corruption-idUSBRE9BG02W20131217

北京西城检察院:贪腐官员平均年龄45.8岁 (District procuratorate in Beijing: Officials investigated for corruption are younger and more educated nowadays, average age 45.8)
Beijing Evening News, December 17, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1216/15/9G7NLS0N0001124J.html

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

In rural China, teacher upholds Mao thought to save the world
Reuters, December 16, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/16/us-china-mao-school-idUSBRE9BF05T20131216

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

保护长江生态:最后的机会 (The last chance to protect Yangtze River’s ecosystem)
Liaowang Dongfang Weekly, December 17, 2013
http://focus.news.163.com/13/1217/09/9G9N3HAE00011SM9.html

Regulations will increase commercialization of wild animals, experts say
中国野生动物管理办法遭动物权益倡导者反对
The New York Times, December 17, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/science/20131217/c17animal/dual/

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

广东进入人感染H7N9禽流感病例易发和多发期 (Experts: high risk of H7N9 infection in Guangdong this winter and next spring)
Xinhua, December 17, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1216/21/9G8D5PKH00014JB5.html

Related:
Second new H7N9 case in 2 days hits Guangdong
South China Morning Post, December 17, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1382759/guangdong-confirms-fourth-case-h7n9-bird-flu
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

Case against activist Xu Zhiyong to focus on public protests
许志永因组织新公民运动受到起诉
The New York Times, December 17, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131217/c17xuzhiyong/dual/

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

Big change for China and the world
中国和世界面临“拐点”
The New York Times, December 17, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131217/c17tatlow/dual/

美国警告中国勿在南海设防空识别区 (U.S. warns China not to implement an Air Defense Identification Zone in the South China Sea)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 17, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131217_us_kerry_china_adiz.shtml

Chinese law firm expands U.S. presence
China Daily, December 16, 2013
usa.chinadaily.com.cn/epaper/2013-12/16/content_17176828.htm

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

China deepens basic healthcare service reform for migrants
China Radio International December 16, 2013
english.cri.cn/6909/2013/12/16/2743s803614.htm

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

China continues rights abuses even as labour camps ditched -Amnesty
Reuters, December 17, 2013
uk.reuters.com/article/2013/12/17/uk-china-labourcamps-amnesty-idUKBRE9BG01220131217

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

Thousands call for President Xi Jinping to end China’s violent treatment of North Korean refugees, humanitarians
Christian Post, December 15, 2013
crossmap.christianpost.com/news/thousands-call-for-president-xi-jinping-to-end-chinas-violent-treatment-of-north-korean-refugees-h-7591

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:41

China may actually be the most materialistic country in the world
Quartz, December 16, 2013
qz.com/158282/china-may-actually-be-the-most-materialistic-country-in-the-world/

Related:
七成受访国人以物质生活作为成功象征 (70% of Chinese gauge success by things they own)
South China Morning Post, December 17, 2013
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/18080/qi-cheng-shou-fang-guo-ren-yi-wu-zhi-sheng-huo-zuo-wei-cheng-gong-xiang-zheng

中国官媒:新疆需要消除“民族隔阂”(Chinese official media: Xinjiang needs to eliminate "ethnic barriers")
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 17, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131217_china_xinjiang_unrest_media.shtml

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:01

Vested interests block reconciliation in Tibet
Asia Times Online, December 16, 2013
www.atimes.com/atimes/China/CHIN-02-161213.html

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

China arrests 1,300 people suspected of making and selling fake medicines
中国警方抓获1300多名制售假药犯罪嫌疑人
Reuters, December 15, 2013
EN: www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/15/china-arrests-making-fake-medicine
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNE9BF04P20131216?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

China mine explosion kills 21
Agence France-Presse, December 14, 2013
www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131213/china-mine-explosion-kills-21

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Once a quaint custom, China’s bird markets threatening wildlife
Wall Street Journal, December 16, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/16/once-a-quaint-custom-chinas-bird-markets-threatening-wildlife/

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Pan-democrats clash over proposed electoral reform compromise for 2017
South China Morning Post, December 15, 2013
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1380800/pan-democrats-clash-over-proposed-electoral-reform-compromise-2017

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Rights advocate is indicted in China over role in campaign against corruption
许志永被北京检方正式起诉
New York Times, December 16, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131214/c16xuzhiyong/dual/

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

北京电视台吁行业抵制郭德纲 中广协要求郭道歉 (Beijing TV calls on ban on a cross-talk comedian Guo Degang for he allegedly insulted deceased BTV head)
Xinhua, December 15, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/china/201312/15/53868_34020926.htm

Related:
TV committee requests ban on comedian Guo Degang
China.org.cn, December 16, 2013
http://www.ecns.cn/2013/12-16/92779.shtml

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Fast and flawed inspections of factories abroad
国际品牌的监督审查机制难以杜绝血汗工厂
New York Times, December 16, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/business/20131216/c16inspection/dual/

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Shanghai man seeks record sum after home museum demolished
上海房主告政府强拆,索赔2.9亿元
New York Times, December 16, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131216/c16eviction/dual/

Related:
上海私人博物馆遭强拆案开发商被指有官商背景 ()
China Youth Daily, December 13, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1213/07/9FV866GL0001124J.html

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

China announces principles of urbanisation plans
Reuters, December 14, 2013
uk.reuters.com/article/2013/12/14/uk-china-urbanisation-idUKBRE9BD0A020131214

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

China presses corruption inquiry of powerful former security official
消息称周永康已被正式调查
New York Times, December 16, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131216/c16zhou/dual/

China sets its 2014 economic goals
Wall Street Journal, December 14, 2013
online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304202204579255924204527260

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Lawyers go on hunger strike to protest detainment of Christian pastor in China
The Christian Post, December 13, 2013
http://www.christianpost.com/news/lawyers-go-on-hunger-strike-to-protest-detainment-of-christian-pastor-in-china-110670/

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

台政府拒绝以罗贤哲进行两岸换俘
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 16, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131216_tw_spyexchange_byjames.shtml

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Apple censors anti-censorship app in Chinese App Store
Wall Street Cheat Sheet, December 15, 2013
wallstcheatsheet.com/stocks/apple-censors-anti-censorship-app-in-chinese-app-store.html/?a=viewall

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Video exposes China's torture on its military recruits
Phayul, December 13, 2013
http://www.phayul.com/news/article.aspx?article=Video+exposes+China's+torture+on+its+military+recruits&id=34354

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

Riot in China's Xinjiang Leaves 16 Dead
中国称在新疆喀什地区搜捕行动中击毙“暴徒”
Voice of America, December 16, 2013
EN: http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-riot-china-xinjiang-16-dead/1810998.html

CH: http://www.voachinese.com/content/riot-xinjiang-20131216/1811114.html

Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:37

China's Mandela is still injail
U.S. News and World Report, December 13, 2013
http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/world-report/2013/12/13/liu-xiaobo-chinas-nelson-mandela-is-still-in-jail

点评中国:没有政治改革市场随时被侵犯
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 16, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/focus_on_china/2013/12/131216_cr_chinapoliticalreform_bychenzhiwu.shtml

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/

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