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Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:49

Hunan official "hired bogus police officers to ransack offices of company involved in dispute"
South China Morning Post, January 13, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1404519/hunan-official-hired-bogus-police-officers-ransack-offices-company

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:49

Nanjing politicians claim pupils at risk of gender identity disorder due to excess of female teachers
South China Morning Post, January 13, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1404510/nanjing-politicians-claim-pupils-risk-gender-identity-disorder-due-excess

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:49

电邮显示北大教授被解职原因 因签名支持许志永公盟运动 (Emails show Peking University professor sacked for supporting Xu Zhiyong and New Citizens’ Movement)
Voice of America, January 13, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/emails-suggest-embattled-chinese-scholar-xia-yeliang-20140113/1828702.html

Q. & A.: Ai Weiwei on creating art in a cage
艾未未:护照被没收的1001天
The New York Times, January 13, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140113/c13aiweiwei/dual/

中国民间维权机构负责人刘飞跃遭警方扣押 (Head of rights defense group, Liu Feiyue, detained by the police)
Voice of America, January 13, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/liu-feiyao-detained/1828356.html

独立中文笔会会长贝岭和瑞典人士联合为刘霞状况呼吁 (Heads of Chinese and Swedish PEN Centers sign joint appeal to bring attention to plight of Liu Xia and Liu Xiaobo)
Radio Free Asia, January 14, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/gr-01132014101012.html

林昭:被葬送的青春一代的集体化身 (The present-day meaning of commemorating Lin Zhao—interview with Beijing Spring editor, Hu Ping)
Radio France Internationale, January 10, 2014
http://rfi.my/1dqfpT3

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:49

郑州疯狂强拆不停手 一周百余户顿失家园 (Rapid demolitions continue in Zhengzhou, hundreds of families will lose their homes in one week)
Radio Free Asia, January 14, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-01132014102253.html

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:49

China’s forced abortion tragedies continue under the CCP’s birth control policy
NDT Television, January 9, 2014
http://www.ntd.tv/en/China%20Forbidden%20News/20140110/84653-chinas-forced-abortion-tragedies-continue-under-the-ccps-birth-control-policy.html

张艺谋超生案引发有关人权生育权的讨论 (Zhang Yimou’s one child policy case triggers discussion about reproductive rights)
Radio France Internationale, January 11, 2014
http://rfi.my/1cWEF0w

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:49

Former Chinese labor camp inmates struggle for justice
Radio Free Asia, January 13, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/masanjia-01102014124010.html

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:49

Fire Destroys Hundreds of Homes in Ancient Tibetan Town
香格里拉古镇大火数百房屋被焚毁
The New York Times, January 13, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140113/c13fire/dual/

中国官方:西藏自治区去年处理涉国安案20起 (Chinese Officials: Tibet Autonomous Region handled 20 cases involving national security last year)
Voice of America, January 13, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-tibet-20140113/1828846.html

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:49

Group stages sit-in for Uighurs in China
Taipei Times, January 13, 2014
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2014/01/12/2003581119

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:49

The real Chinese dream isn't prosperity, it's reform of the one-child policy
The Guardian, January 12, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jan/12/chinese-dream-one-child-reform

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 10:46

Police find dead tiger in S.U.V. in Wenzhou
温州警方闹市区发现老虎尸体
The New York Times, January 10, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140110/c10wenzhou/dual/

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 10:46

广西兴业警方披露“留守女童遭性侵案” (Concerns raised as 16 men who lured girl with money are charged with “prostituting a minor” instead of rape)
Xinhua, January 9, 2014
news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2014-01/09/c_118905454.htm

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 10:46

官员查处密度近30年最大 (Graft investigation at 30-year high with 182,000 officials probed by CPC)
Beijing Morning Post, January 10, 2014
www.morningpost.com.cn/szb/html/2014-01/10/content_266496.htm

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 10:46

China mulls national pollution permit trading system
Reuters, January 9, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/10/us-china-environment-pollution-idUSBREA0906P20140110

中国“生态红线”概念不清 ("Ecological redlines" concept still murky in China)
Financial Times, January 9, 2014
www.ftchinese.com/story/001054342

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 10:46

香港大学发现赵紫阳许诺民主治港信函 (University uncovers 1984 letter by late premier Zhao Ziyang voicing support for democracy in Hong Kong)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 9, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/01/140109_hongkong_zhao_ziyang_letter.shtml

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 10:46

Guardian website unblocked in China after users reported access was denied
The Guardian, January 9, 2014
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/09/guardian-website-unblocked-china

China renews Western journalists’ visas after months-long standoff
Washington Post, January 9, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/world/china-renews-western-journalists-visas-after-months-long-standoff/2014/01/09/fde67b9c-792c-11e3-8963-b4b654bcc9b2_story.html

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 09:45

China disciplines 48 for pipeline explosions in Qingdao
The Wall Street Journal, January 10, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303848104579312201882800282

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 09:45

Forced abortion highlights abuses in China policy
Time, January 9, 2014
world.time.com/2014/01/09/forced-abortion-highlights-abuses-in-china-policy/

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 09:45

Xi Jinping’s vision for China’s courts
The Diplomat, January 9, 2014
thediplomat.com/2014/01/xi-jinpings-vision-for-chinas-courts/

Chinese president tells judiciary to follow law
Voice of America, January 9, 2014
www.voanews.com/content/chinese-president-tells-judiciary-to-follow-law/1826472.html

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 09:45

China officials dismissed over deadly stampede
Associated Press, January 9, 2014
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-officials-dismissed-deadly-stampede-21470619

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 09:45

“Opening and reform” in China
Workers' Liberty, January 8, 2014
www.workersliberty.org/story/2014/01/08/“opening-and-reform”-china

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 08:39

Chinese man caught with dead Siberian tiger in car
South China Morning Post, January 9, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1401398/chinese-man-caught-dead-siberian-tiger-car

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 08:39

Are Google, Yahoo and Microsoft living up to their promises in China?
Time, January 8, 2014
business.time.com/2014/01/08/are-google-yahoo-and-microsoft-living-up-to-their-promises-in-china/#ixzz2prEKca8h

See:
GNI report finds Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo compliant with free expression and privacy principles
Global Network Initiative, January 8, 2014
www.globalnetworkinitiative.org/news/gni-report-finds-google-microsoft-and-yahoo-compliant-free-expression-and-privacy-principles

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 08:39

NGO发布《中国民间组织发展与公民结社自由现状调研报告》 (NGO releases report on freedom of association and assembly in China)
Radio Free Asia, Januray 8, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/nu-01082014143220.html

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 08:39

“禁令年” 近八成公务员未收礼 (Survey finds 80% of civil servants did not accept gifts in 2013 as a result of tighter regulations)
Beijing News, January 9, 2014
epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2014-01/09/content_489160.htm?div=-1

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 08:39

假肉毒姜牵出46人失职渎职 (Ministry of Supervision investigations into consumer products safety incidents implicate 46 officials)
Beijing Morning Post, January 9, 2014
www.morningpost.com.cn/szb/html/2014-01/09/content_266274.htm

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 08:39

“Bostonian” elitism in China irritates the country’s other college grads
Quartz, January 8, 2014
qz.com/164597/bostonian-elitism-in-china-irritates-the-countrys-other-college-grads/

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 08:39

China aims to ban smoking in public places by end of the year
Reuters, January 8, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/08/us-china-smoking-idUSBRE9BT04320140108

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 08:39

Guardian website blocked in China
英国《卫报》网站在中国被屏蔽
New York Times, January 9, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140109/c09guardian/dual/

Related:
Guardian investigates website block in China
The Drum, January 8, 2014
www.thedrum.com/news/2014/01/08/guardian-investigates-website-block-china

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 08:39

中国埃塞俄比亚电信投资遭质疑 (Chinese investment in telecom sector in Ethiopia raises suspicion)
Voice of America, January 8, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/china-telecom-20140108/1826228.html

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 08:39

Rebuffed by New York Times, Chinese millionaire remains undaunted
The Wall Street Journal, January 8, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/01/08/rebuffed-by-new-york-times-chinese-billionaire-chen-guangbiao-remains-undaunted/?mod=WSJBlog

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 08:39

China slaps largest one-child policy fine, 7.5 million yuan, against director Zhang Yimou
South China Morning Post, January 9, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1401596/china-slaps-largest-one-child-policy-fine-75-million-yuan-against

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 08:39

政法工作会近年首次以中央名义召开 (Political-legal working meeting convened under the banner of Central Committee for the first time, rule of law reform on agenda)
Beijing News, January 9, 2014
epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2014-01/09/content_489125.htm?div=-1

习近平:建立制度追究干部干预司法 (Xi Jinping calls for institutional mechanisms to combat political interference in judiciary)
Beijing News, January 9, 2014
epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2014-01/09/content_489141.htm?div=-1

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:41

小学生做错数学题,老师当堂动手 (Teacher beat student for making math mistakes)
Yangtze Evening News, January 8, 2014
epaper.yzwb.net/html_t/2014-01/08/content_130590.htm

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:41

China's Neo-Confucianism: an ancient text intended to produce obedient children is finding new favor with the Communist Party
Foreign Policy, January 7, 2014
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/01/07/chinas_neo_confucianism#sthash.3DLmR43Z.dpbs

See related text:
弟子規 (Guide To a Happy Life)
Translated by Pure Land Learning College Assn., Inc., March 2005
http://www.amtb.org.tw/pdf/hz32-05.pdf

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:41

31省份签治气军令状 京津冀PM2.5年均浓度降25% (31 provinces sign pact to prevent ozone pollution)
Economic Daily, January 8, 2014
news.xinhuanet.com/2014-01/08/c_125971216.htm

China's “airpocalypse” kills 350,000 to 500,000 each year
The Telegraph, January 7, 2014
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10555816/Chinas-airpocalypse-kills-350000-to-500000-each-year.html

China sets air pollution goals
The Guardian, January 8, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jan/08/china-sets-air-pollution-goals

China approves massive new coal capacity despite pollution fears
Voice of America, January 8, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-china-approves-massive-new-coal-capacity-despite-pollution-fears/1825528.html

China on world's “biggest push” for wind power
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 8, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25623400

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:41

China lifts 13-year ban on video game consoles
The Guardian, January 7, 2014
www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/07/china-lifts-13-year-ban-video-games-consoles

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:41

中国调停南苏丹引世界关注 巨大利益考验外交原则 (China's attempt to mediate South Sudan conflict draws global attention)
Caijing, January 8, 2014
overseas.caijing.com.cn/2014-01-08/113787171.html

China-Japan "Voldemort" attacks up ante in propaganda war
Reuters, January 7, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/07/us-china-japan-idUSBREA0609O20140107

China reacts to news that suspect in consulate fire was a Chinese national
Wall Street Journal, January 7, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/01/07/china-reacts-to-news-that-suspect-in-consulate-fire-was-a-chinese-national/?mod=chinablog

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:41

Chinese inventors fear abuse of their web user profiling software
South China Morning Post, January 8, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1399656/chinese-inventors-fear-abuse-their-web-user-profiling-software

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:41

China to allow 5 privately financed banks as part of reform effort
Associated Press, January 7, 2014
ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/china/AJ201401070066

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:41

卫计委启动修订社会抚养费办法 (Top health body to amend regulations on collecting family planning fees)
Beijing News, January 8, 2014
epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2014-01/08/content_488952.htm?div=-1

卫计委:明令禁止“大月份引产”行为 (Health and Family Planning Commission reiterates prohibition of violent law enforcement and forced termination of later-term pregnancy)
Beijing Youth Daily, January 8, 2014
epaper.ynet.com/html/2014-01/08/content_34595.htm?div=-1

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:41

中国民间公开信呼吁法官依法秉公审理公民权利案 (Citizens call on judges to uphold rule of law in trials of activists)
Radio Free Asia, January 7, 2013
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/aw-01072014155331.html

See:
Align Your Loyalty with the Constitution and the Law—An Open Letter to Judges Who Will Be Presiding over the Civil Rights Trials in China
January 7, 2014
gongminlianshu.blogspot.tw/2014/01/blog-post_7.html

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:41

与达赖喇嘛对话 (A conversation with the Dalai Lama)
Financial Times, January 8, 2014
www.ftchinese.com/story/001054168?full=y

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:41

Bishop who protected Chinese girls from Japanese soldiers could become patron saint of sex abuse victims
The Telegraph, January 7, 2014
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/10555036/Bishop-who-protected-Chinese-girls-from-Japanese-soldiers-could-become-patron-saint-of-sex-abuse-victims.html

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:41

Chinese tightrope walkers' balancing act between Xinjiang and Beijing
The Guardian, January 6, 2014
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/06/china-tightrope-walkers-xinjiang-beijing

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 09:39

江苏南通房产局原局长取保候审期间自杀身亡 (Jiangsu official commits suicide while awaiting trial for graft)
Xinhua, January 7, 2014
news.163.com/14/0107/03/9HV3OUTL00014Q4P.html

14年来百名省部级官员落马 一半与房地产业有关 (Half of the 100 provincial-level officials sacked over past 14 years were involved in real-estate graft)
Caijing, January 7, 2014
economy.caijing.com.cn/2014-01-07/113783115.html

A heavily indebted Chinese railway company reportedly lost its president to suicide
Quartz, January 6, 2014
qz.com/163692/chinas-heavily-indebted-state-railway-reportedly-loses-president-to-suicide/

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 09:39

前卫生部长:中国每年因空气污染致数十万人早死 (Former Minister of Health: Air pollution causes 100,000 pre-mature deaths in China annually)
21st Century Economics, January 7, 2014
news.163.com/14/0107/06/9HVFF4LC0001124J.html

Desolation of smog: Tackling China's air quality crisis
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 6, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25576716

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 09:39

FBI:中国驻旧金山领馆纵火嫌犯系持美国绿卡中国公民 (FBI: Suspect in arson attack against Chinese consulate in San Francisco is a Chinese citizen with U.S. green card)
China News, January 7, 2014
www.chinanews.com/gj/2014/01-07/5704631.shtml

Related:
China urges U.S. to punish accused arsonist in consulate fire
Voice of America, January 7, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/man-charged-with-arson-at-chinese-consulate-in-us/1824793.html

China urges immediate end to conflict in South Sudan
The Guardian, January 7, 2014
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/06/presidents-sudan-south-sudan-meet-juba-discuss-conflict

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 08:35

“摇滚教父”崔健或将登上春晚舞台 (China's “father of rock” may perform in Spring Festival Gala)
Deutsche Welle, January 6, 2014
dw.de/p/1AlrJ

Related:
Chinese state TV eyes Tiananmen rocker for new year gala
Agence France-Presse, January 6, 2014
au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/world/a/20624197/chinese-state-tv-eyes-tiananmen-rocker-for-new-year-gala/

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 08:35

“南周事件”一周年:当局恐惧街头之火 (On 1-year anniversary of the Southern Weekly “incident,” authorities detain activists to prevent another protest)
Reuters, January 7, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/07/us-china-media-idUSBREA0606320140107

Related:
Police detain Chinese activists ahead of newspaper protest
Reuters, January 7, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/07/us-china-media-idUSBREA0606320140107

河北一村庄18访民受审下周开庭 另有三十多人被通缉 (Eighteen Hebei petitioners to go on trial next week, arrest warrants out for another 30)
Radio Free Asia, January 7, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-01072014100309.html

【紀念六四】何謂「天下圍城」(Activists stage year-long relay-hunger strike to commemorate June Fourth)
The Apple Dail, January 7, 2014
http://bit.ly/1gdKRlv

Hundreds protest over grievances outside China's Wuhan legislature
Radio Free Asia, January 6, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/protest-01062014155105.html

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 08:35

50余载劳教制度走向终结:从管制转向治理 (End of RTL: a long road from control to governance)
China Newsweek, January 7, 2014
news.sina.com.cn/c/sd/2014-01-07/094129176921.shtml

China camp closures prompt calls for compensation
Epoch Times, January 6, 2014
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/435329-china-camp-closures-prompt-calls-for-compensationrecompense/

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 08:44

中国首次公开销毁六吨多没收象牙
China destroys tonnes of ivory in landmark move
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 6, 2014
CH:http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/01/140106_ivory_destruction_guangdong.shtml
EN:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-25618687

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 08:44

内部管理不全 捐助渠道不畅 造血能力不足 民间公益不能“做好事只有自己知道” (Many public interest and non-governmental organizations face management, funding, staffing and other sustainability challenges)
China Youth Daily, January 6, 2014
zqb.cyol.com/html/2014-01/06/nw.D110000zgqnb_20140106_2-06.htm

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 08:44

Chinese gang accused of injecting dirty pond water into meat
The Guardian, January 6, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/06/china-gang-accused-injecting-dirty-pond-water-lamb

Vaccine father slams official report on babies' deaths
Radio Free Asia, January 3, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/vaccine-01032014164833.html

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 08:44

中央纪委网站刊文:国外官邸制经验表明官员住房信息需公开 (Central Discipline Committee calls for transparency of government-sponsored official housing)
Xinwen Morning Post, January 6, 2014
newspaper.jfdaily.com/xwcb/html/2014-01/06/content_1132353.htm

去年前11月日均110名贪官落马共查办27236件案件36907人 其中贪贿大案占80.2% (36,907 officials investigated for corruption between January and November 2013)
Jinghua Times, January 6, 2014
epaper.jinghua.cn/html/2014-01/06/content_53939.htm

Related:
China probes almost 37,000 officials for graft
Agence France-Presse, January 5, 2014
bit.ly/19YdajZ

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 08:44

China says it saw a drop in mining deaths in 2013
Associated Press, January 4, 2014
money.msn.com/business-news/article.aspx?feed=AP&date=20140104&id=17230874

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 08:44

北京划一半商品房用地建自住房 或推高商品房价格 (Beijing government to increase affordable housing)
China Economy, January 4, 2014
www.ce.cn/cysc/fdc/fc/201401/04/t20140104_2050422.shtml

China sentences six Mongol herders in land-grab case
Reuters, January 5, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/06/us-china-trial-idUSBREA0503720140106

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 08:44

China's oddball demolition king eyes the New York Times
Reuters, January 3, 2014
au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/20593533/chinas-oddball-demolition-king-eyes-the-new-york-times/

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 08:44

司法部官员:目前有66.7万人正接受社区矫正 (Ministry of Justice official: community correction is not a replacement of RTL)
Beijing News, January 6, 2014
news.163.com/14/0106/02/9HSEMVU500014AED.html

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 08:44

Why it's so difficult for app developers to take advantage of China's rapidly growing mobile market
Business Insider, January 3, 2014
www.businessinsider.com/chinas-app-advertising-difficulties-2014-1#ixzz2pZwcn0w0

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 08:44

收容教育制度下,中国性工作者权利失去保障

For prostitutes jailed in China, forced labor with no recourse
New York Times, January 4, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140104/c04laborcamps/dual/

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 08:44

Stampede at Mosque in Northern China Kills 14
宁夏清真寺踩踏事故导致14人死亡
The Washington Post, January 4, 2014
EN:http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303933104579304271374884180
CH:http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140106/bch111102.asp

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 08:44

环球时报:书记百平米办公室,全国决非个例 (Liaoning party official's enormous office exposes a widespread problem in China)
Global Times, January 6, 2014
news.sina.com.cn/pl/2014-01-06/073129167078.shtml

Friday, January 3, 2014 - 11:44

China says child deaths not linked to hepatitis vaccine
国家卫计委称乙肝疫苗死亡病例与疫苗质量无关
Reuters, January 3, 2014
EN:http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/03/us-china-vaccine-idUSBREA0204S20140103
CH:http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNEA0207R20140103

Friday, January 3, 2014 - 11:44

China tells police to be loyal to party amid graft crackdown
Reuters, January 2, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/03/us-china-security-idUSBREA0203B20140103

Friday, January 3, 2014 - 11:44

Not educating the masses: the proportion of rural students at university has declined dramatically
The Economist, January 4, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21592664-proportion-rural-students-university-has-declined-dramatically-not-educating-masses

Friday, January 3, 2014 - 11:44

Thousands rally for full and free elections in Hong Kong
Radio Free Asia, January 1, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/hongkong-01012014150517.html

Friday, January 3, 2014 - 11:44

郭飞雄案律师张雪忠致信南方报业集团新掌门人莫高义 (Guo Feixiong’s lawyer challenges Southern Newspaper Media Group’s testimony against Guo)
Radio France Internationale, January 3, 2014
http://rfi.my/1evaNrH

陈光诚侄子狱中病情加重 (Chen Guangcheng’s nephew seriously ill in prison)
Deutsche Welle, January 1, 2014
http://bit.ly/1e0gCwP

China democracy activist Chen Ziming awarded for lifetime achievement
NTD TV, January 2, 2014
http://www.ntd.tv/en/China%20Forbidden%20News/20140102/84392-china-democracy-activist-chen-ziming-awarded-for-lifetime-achievement.html

王炳章书信称被转狱 王家接信疑患精神病 (Wang Bingzhang transferred to new prison, family members fear for his mental health)
Radio Free Asia, January 3, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql-01032014110456.html

Friday, January 3, 2014 - 11:44

Chinese icebreaker stuck after helping in Antarctic rescue
成功施救的中国“雪龙”号破冰船被厚冰困住
Reuters, January 3, 2014
EN:http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/03/us-antarctica-ship-rescue-idUSBREA000JX20140103
CH:http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNEA0207320140103

Attacker sets fire at Chinese consulate in San Francisco
美国调查中国驻旧金山领馆纵火案
The New York Times, January 3, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140103/c03consulate/dual/

Friday, January 3, 2014 - 11:44

China media: U.S. criticised
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 3, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-25584845

Related:
Double standards on anti-terrorism threaten endeavor
Global Times, January 3, 2014
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/835498.shtml#.UsbzDNJDvTo

中国公安部长撰文呼吁抵制反华势力渗透 (Minister of Public Security urges police to “staunchly resist the ideological infiltration of Western anti-Chinese forces”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 3, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/01/140103_peoplesdaily_guo.shtml

Friday, January 3, 2014 - 11:44

A new flavor: Xi Jinping gets down with the people
The Economist, January 4, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21592665-xi-jinping-gets-down-people-new-flavour

China's urban nightmare: gridlock
中国的城市化难题:交通拥堵
The Washington Post, January 3, 2014
EN:http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303330204579247731532836694
CH:http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140103/bch104954.asp

Friday, January 3, 2014 - 11:44

Court refuses probe over Beijing airport bomber's police brutality claim
Radio Free Asia, January 2, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/review-01022014174506.html

Friday, January 3, 2014 - 11:44

Save the shark, save the world
中国鱼翅外交给全球环境带来希望
The New York Times, January 2, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20140101/c01reichert/dual/

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 10:38

Social media contest invites controversy with violence against children theme
South China Morning Post, January 2, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1393690/social-media-contest-invites-controversy-violence-against-children-theme

China: Baby-stealing obstetrician faces death penalty
Voice of America, January 2, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-babystealing-obstetrician-faces-death-penalty/1820526.html

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 10:38

中国三大乙肝疫苗厂商未获认证停产 (Chinese drug producers halt production of hepatitis B vaccines after failing to meet quality standards)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 2, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/01/140102_china_vaccines_ceased_production.shtml

Wal-Mart recalls donkey meat in China
沃尔玛在中国召回问题驴肉
The Wall Street Journal, January 2, 2014
EN: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303870704579295570378526270
CH: http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140102/bch164815.asp

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 10:38

China sacks senior provincial official over vote-buying scandal in Hengyang
The Guardian, January 2, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/02/china-sacks-official-vote-buying-hengyang-bribery

四川政协主席李崇禧涉违纪已被免职 (Sichuan official sacked, under investigation for corruption)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 2, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/01/140102_china_corruption_sichuan.shtml

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 10:38

Good earth no more: soil pollution plagues Chinese countryside
中国因土壤污染失去大片良田
The New York Times, January 2, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131231/c31soil/dual/

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 10:38

Southern Weekly's parent firm slammed for “betraying” free-speech protesters
South China Morning Post, January 2, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1393743/southern-weeklys-parent-firm-slammed-betraying-free-speech-protesters

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 10:38

The Chinese farmer who amputated his own leg
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 2, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-25211346

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 10:38

Chinese lawyers call for rights progress as Wuhan activist is detained
Radio Free Asia, January 2, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/detention-12312013133505.html

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 10:38

马三家劳教所受害者声明索偿 指控劳教期间遭遇非人对待 (Victims of Masanjia women’s labor camp request compensation for inhumane treatment)
Outlet, Date
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-01022014103945.html

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 10:38

Report: 8 countries on UN Human Rights Council restrict religious freedom
The Washington Post, December 31, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/religion/report-8-countries-on-un-human-rights-council-restrict-religious-freedom/2013/12/31/20ac8dd2-7244-11e3-bc6b-712d770c3715_story.html

See report:
Freedom of Religion or Belief & Blasphemy Prisoners List
Human Rights Without Frontiers International, December 30, 2013
http://www.hrwf.net/publications/reports/year-2014/458-freedom-of-religion-or-belief-prisoners-list-2013-in-25-countries

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 10:38

Chinese women “name and shame” companies they say discriminate
中国女大学生投诉企业性别歧视
The New York Times, January 2, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131231/c31discriminate/dual/

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 10:38

China denounces U.S. for sending Uighur “terrorists” to Slovakia
Reuters, January 2, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/02/us-china-usa-uighurs-idUSBREA0107R20140102

Related:
中国谴责美国把维族囚犯送往第三国 (China condemns U.S. for releasing Uyghur ”terrorists” to Slovakia)
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 2, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/01/140102_china_us_uighurs.shtml

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 10:38

China must purge Mao's ghost
中国必须摆脱毛泽东的阴影
The New York Times, December 31, 2013
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20131231/cc31gao/
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/26/opinion/china-must-purge-maos-ghost.html

Save the shark, save the world
中国鱼翅外交给全球环境带来希望
The New York Times, January 2, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20140101/c01reichert/dual/

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 10:38

Obama’s anti-human trafficking policy may prove to be tough hurdle for tech companies
Mint Press News, December 26, 2013
http://www.mintpressnews.com/obamas-anti-human-trafficking-policy-may-prove-tough-hurdle-tech-companies/175575/

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 10:38

陕西产科医生张淑侠涉嫌拐卖儿童案将择日宣判 (Trial of Shaanxi obstetrician accused of child trafficking closes without a verdict)
Xinhua, December 28, 2013
http://news.sohu.com/20131230/n392675594.shtml

Related:
Trial of obstetrician accused of child trafficking opens in Shaanxi
South China Morning Post, December 30, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1393267/trail-obstetrician-accused-child-trafficking-opens-shaanxi

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 10:38

China parents count cost of sending children to overseas universities
Financial Times, December 30, 2013
http://on.ft.com/1d3tAbn

Related:
英媒:中国父母送子女海外留学还划算吗?(Financial Times: Chinese parents calculate costs of sending children to overseas universities)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 30, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2013/12/131229_press_overseas_students_parents.shtml

Tibetans, Uyghurs call for end to China’s Confucius Institutes
The Tibet Post, December 26, 2013
http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/international/3800--tibetans-uyghurs-call-for-end-to-chinas-confucius-institutes-in-canada

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 10:38

中国中度与重度污染土壤约达5000万亩 无法耕种 (Eight million acres of China's farmland too polluted to grow crops)
Xinhua, December 30, 2013
http://money.163.com/13/1230/11/9HBDMCPA00252G50.html

Related:
China says over 3 mln hectares of land too polluted to farm
Reuters, December 28, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/30/china-environment-farmland-idUSL3N0K90OY20131230

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 10:38

With flowers, Ai Weiwei protests his loss of freedom
艾未未用鲜花抗议旅行自由被剥夺
The New York Times, December 30, 2013
http://cn.tmagazine.com/culture/20131230/t30aiweiwei/dual/

美国国家民主基金会褒奖陈子明 (NED chair pays tribute to Chen Ziming for his decades-long dedication to China’s peaceful and democratic transition)
Epoch Times, December 30, 2013
http://bit.ly/1eR3WNV

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 10:38

全国人大常委会通过废止劳教制度决定 (China's national legislature adopts resolution to abolish Reeducation-Through-Labor)
Guanming Network, December 28, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-12-28/101629105626.shtml

Related:
China eases one-child policy, ends re-education through labor camps
CNN, December 28, 2013
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/28/world/asia/china-one-child-policy-official/

Celebrating Mao and visiting Yasukuni shrine
The Diplomat, December 28, 2013
http://thediplomat.com/2013/12/celebrating-mao-and-visiting-yasukuni-shrine/

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 10:38

Four Uyghur women forced to abort their babies in Xinjiang
Radio Free Asia, December 30, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/abortion-12302013050902.html

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 10:38

普宁千人堵路阻建垃圾焚烧厂 汕头学生政府前抗议造发电厂 (One thousand Puning residents protest construction of incineration plant; Shantou students protest construction of a power plant)
Radio Free Asia, December 30, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yf1-12302013100043.html

广东省东莞市,鸿泰玩具厂工人堵门讨薪 (Dongguan toy-factory workers protest over wages, 200 police arrive to clear scene)
Boxun, December 29, 2013
http://www.peacehall.com/news/gb/china/2013/12/201312301832.shtml#.UsGqx9JDvTp

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 10:38

China: City workers sent to prison for vendor’s death
Associated Press, December 27, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/28/world/asia/china-city-workers-sent-to-prison-for-vendors-death.html

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