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Friday, October 18, 2013 - 10:28

Outrage in China over £1.5bn plans for Mao's birthday
The Telegraph, October 17, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10386161/Outrage-in-China-over-1.5bn-plans-for-Maos-birthday.html

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 10:28

快讯:北大教授夏业良被停止续聘 (Peking University dismisses Xia Yeliang, outspoken liberal professor)
Voice of America, October 18, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/beida-xiayeliang-20131018/1772178.html

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 10:28

UN experts alarmed by reprisals against activists linked to China’s international human rights review
联合国专家对与中国的国际人权审议有关联的活动人士遭到报复表示警觉
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, October 16, 2013
EN: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=13860
CH: http://www.ohchr.org/CH/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=13860&LangID=C

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 10:28

Hillary Clinton: Chen Guangcheng crisis “touch-and-go”
美国前国务卿:美国要陈光诚,不要王立军
British Broadcasting Corporation (English), October 18, 2013
Voice of America (Chinese), October 18, 2013

EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24577038
CH: http://www.voachinese.com/content/hiliary-wanglijun-20131017/1771629.html

Brazil Petrobras workers on strike over Libra oilfield auction
中国“三桶油”竞标巴西油田遇上罢工
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 18, 2013
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-24575295
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/10/131018_brazil_oil_strike.shtml

Being there: With the superpower otherwise engaged, China makes hay in South-East Asia
The Economist, October 19, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21588081-superpower-otherwise-engaged-china-makes-hay-south-east-asia-being-there

Propaganda artists from North Korea paint a rose-tinted China
The Guardian, October 17, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2013/oct/17/china-north-korean-propaganda-paintings

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 10:28

Hong Kong to consult public on elections
Wall Street Journal, October 17, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/17/hong-kong-to-consult-public-on-elections/

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 10:28

Chinese leader gets a cartoon makeover
卡通版习近平教你怎样成为国家领导人
New York Times, October 18, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131018/c18cartoon/dual/

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 10:28

贵阳837名学生冒充特警参与拆违 半天赚80元 (Guiyang students dressed as police help forced demolition, some get paid)
Beijing News, October 18, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1018/c1001-23246867.html

Related:
School forces students to participate in forced demolition
China Smack, October 18, 2013
http://www.chinasmack.com/2013/pictures/school-forces-students-to-participate-in-forced-demolition.html

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 10:28

China set to announce reforms of creaking pension system: sources
Reuters, October 18, 2013
http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/10/17/us-china-pensions-idINBRE99G1BJ20131017

Return of the retired leader: why Wen spoke
Wall Street Journal, October 17, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/17/return-of-the-retired-leader-why-wen-spoke/

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 10:28

Viral Chinese cartoon explains how to become president
Wall Street Journal, October 17, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/17/viral-chinese-cartoon-explains-how-to-become-president/

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 10:28

Shutdown helped China propagandists: Column
USA Today, October 17, 2013
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/10/17/debt-ceiling-obama-china-column/3004025/

China’s latest hypocrisy on US government debt
Media outlet, date
http://Quartz, October 17, 2013 qz.com/136485/chinas-latest-hypocrisy-on-us-government-debt/

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:34

Corruption watchdog slams Chinese firms' lack of transparency
“中国企业商业行为透明度为金砖国家最低--透明国际”
Reuters, October 17, 2013
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/17/us-companies-transparency-idUSBRE99G05D20131017
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNE99G0AK20131017?feedType=RSS&feedName=CNTopGenNews

See the report:
TRANSPARENCY IN CORPORATE REPORTING: ASSESSING EMERGING MARKET MULTINATIONALS
Transparency International, October 16, 2013
http://www.transparency.org/whatwedo/pub/transparency_in_corporate_reporting_assessing_emerging_market_multinational
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:34

南京市长季建业被双规 涉案金额或超2000万元
People’s Daily, October 17, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/politics/2013-10/4457253.html

科研经费每年千亿流失 部分申请需返点潜规则
First Caijing Daily, October 17, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1017/02/9BBREEV20001124J.html

Mistress-driven anticorruption: study says 15% of accusers are lovers
Wall Street Journal, October 17, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/17/mistress-driven-anticorruption-study-says-15-of-accusers-are-lovers/

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:34

Once banned, classical music finds an unlikely future in China
Global and Mail, October 16, 2013
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/china-is-classical-musics-new-frontier/article14881218/

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:34

Nine Chinese universities sign academic freedom pact
South China Morning Post, October 16, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1331803/nine-chinese-universities-sign-academic-freedom-pact

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:34

China reports first new case of H7N9 bird flu since August
Reuters, October 16, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/16/us-china-health-bird-flu-idUSBRE99F0B720131016

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:34

困在北京的艾未未无所不在
Radio France International, October 17, 2013
http://rfi.my/18oYs7B

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:34

China holds two bloggers as it expands crackdown on rumors
Reuters, October 17, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/17/net-us-china-rumour-idUSBRE99G0C320131017

漫画家“变态辣椒”被传唤
Deutsche Welle, October 17, 2013
http://bit.ly/1hZ0mNy

中国网络名人边民被指寻衅滋事遭批捕
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 17, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131017_china_internet_arrest.shtml

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:34

报告:中国现代奴隶占世界10%
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 17, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/10/131017_world_slave_index_china.shtml

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:34

报告称近年申请信息公开案激增 原告败诉居多
Nandu Daily, October 17, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1016/04/9B9J0LB80001124J.html

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:34

Scholars Fight a Milder Version of Mao’s Calamities
大跃进究竟饿死多少人?
New York Times, October 17, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131017/c17famine/dual/

China party journal decries Western “democracy trap”
Reuters, October 16, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/16/us-china-democracy-idUSBRE99F0I420131016

China's rich get richer despite slowing economy: Forbes
Agence France-Presse, October 16, 2013
http://bit.ly/1aPtsfM

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:34

China flood protests: Police out in force in Yuyao
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 16, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24548515

Related:
China: arrests follow protests over response to catastrophic floods
The Guardian, October 16, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/16/china-arrests-protest-response-catastrophic-flooding

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:34

Facebook goes fishing in China
China Daily, October 17, 2013
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2013-10/17/content_17038711.htm

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:34

视频:中国学生谈工程专业不收女生
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 17, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/multimedia/2013/10/131017_vid_chinese_female_education.shtml

河南一孕妇4月内跑社区近20趟仍未办下准生证
Henan Business Daily, October 16, 2013
http://newpaper.dahe.cn/hnsb/html/2013-10/16/content_969787.htm?div=-1

100 Women: the jobs Chinese girls just can't do
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 16, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24534782

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:34

从薄熙来案看上海自贸区缺乏核心竞争力
South China Morning Post, October 17, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/opinion/14676/cong-bo-xi-lai-kan-shang-hai-zi-mao-qu-que-fa-he-xin-jing-zheng-li

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:15

金加里:解读中国网络审查制度 ()
New York Times, October 16, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131016/cc16ouyangbin/

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:15

云南官员强奸幼女获刑5年 检方公布抗诉三理由 ()
Beijing News, October 16, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1016/c1001-23215956.html

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:15

食药监总局:“染色”中药材流向广 已达医药机构 ()
China News Service, October 16, 2013
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2013/10-16/5387946.shtml

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:15

南京市市长季建业被双规 ()
South China Morning Post, October 16, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/14588/nan-jing-shi-shi-chang-ji-jian-ye-bei-shuang-gui

China milk powder crackdown is tough medicine for doctors, sales reps
Reuters, October 15, 2013
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/10/15/uk-china-milkpowder-idUKBRE99E0ZS20131015

Danone to name new management at China unit after bribery scandal
Reuters, October 15, 2013
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/10/15/uk-china-danone-bribery-idUKBRE99E01Y20131015

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:15

Hong Kong’s new big draw for mainlanders: the SAT
Wall Street Journal, October 16, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/16/hong-kongs-new-big-draw-for-mainlanders-the-sat/

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:15

Chinese activists face arrests, travel bans before U.N. forum: experts
Reuters, October 16, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/16/us-china-un-rights-idUSBRE99F0DQ20131016

Related:
UN experts alarmed by reprisals against activists linked to China’s international human rights review
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, October 16, 2013
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=13860

For more information on Cao Shunli, see:
Cao Shunli: UPR Submission and other Documents
曹顺利为联合国普遍定期审议提交的报告和文件
Human Rights in China, October 8, 2013
EN:http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/16/us-china-un-rights-idUSBRE99F0DQ20131016
CH:http://hrichina.org/cn/content/6965

As China Moves to Lower Professor’s Profile, Colleges Are Seeking to Raise Theirs
夏业良,从经济学家到异见者
New York Times, October 16, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131015/c15professor/dual/

律师投诉公安行政不作为 郭飞雄被正式批捕 ()
Radio Free Asia, October 16, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-10152013094241.html

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:15

UK opens doors to Chinese banks with special terms for lenders
英媒:奥斯本同中国的协议震惊美国银行
Financial Times, October 14, 2013
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 16, 2013

EN: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/d2de8356-34f6-11e3-a13a-00144feab7de.html#axzz2htrPEoNb
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2013/10/131016_press_ft_china_banks.shtml

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:15

Forced student labour is central to the Chinese economic miracle
The Guardian, October 14, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/14/forced-student-labour-china-apple

报告呼吁为“同志”营造共融工作环境
China's gays and lesbians start to fight for rights in the workplace
Caixin, September 27, 2013
CH: http://china.caixin.com/2013-09-27/100587376.html
EN: http://www.worldcrunch.com/culture-society/china-039-s-gays-and-lesbians-start-to-fight-for-rights-in-the-workplace/gays-lesbians-china-lgbt-corporate-social-responsibility/c3s13551/#.Ul3279IW3Sk

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:15

前三季度中国政府卖地获2万亿 同比增70% ()
South China Morning Post, October 16, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/14573/qian-san-ji-du-zhong-guo-zheng-fu-mai-di-huo-2mo-yi-tong-bi-zeng-70

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:15

透视中国:吸取苏联教训,反对非议毛泽东 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 16, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china_watch/2013/10/131015_china_watch_mao_stalin.shtml

China marks 100 years since birth of Xi's war-hero father
Agence France-Presse, October 15, 2013
http://bit.ly/19LVcPM

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:15

余姚灾民抗议:“不为人民服务,下台” ()
Deutsche Welle, October 16, 2013
http://bit.ly/1byhFTP

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:15

黑龙江「黑地」猖獗引民愤
South China Morning Post, October 16, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/14575/hei-long-jiang-hei-di-chang-jue-yin-min-fen

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:15

Consensus is key to ongoing reform
中国改革要啃的“硬骨头”是哪些
Global Times, October 15, 2013
CH: http://opinion.huanqiu.com/editorial/2013-10/4452138.html
EN: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/818007.shtml#.Ul3zndIW3Sk

中国政府的“网络反右”
Busting China’s bloggers
New York Times, October 16, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20131016/c16murong/dual/

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

Justice sought for those prosecuted during Bo Xilai's organised crime campaign
South China Morning Post, October 14, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1331377/justice-sought-those-prosecuted-during-bo-xilais-organised-crime

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

Letpadaung mine project resumes but fails to meet lawmakers’ requirements
The Irrawaddy, October 14, 2013
http://www.irrawaddy.org/burma/letpadaung-mine-project-resumes-fails-meet-lawmakers-requirements.html

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

Top Chinese legislature to continue deliberating consumer rights law
Xinhua, October 14, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-10/14/c_132798272.htm

See:
消费者权益保护法修正案(草案二次审议稿)条文 (Second draft amendment to the Law on the Protection of Consumer Rights and Interests)
National People's Congress
http://www.npc.gov.cn/npc/xinwen/lfgz/2013-09/06/content_1805745.htm

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

科研腐败!山东13大学9.4亿科研经费花哪说不清
Beijing News, October 14, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1014/c1001-23187176.html

China firm denies ex-premier's daughter brokered Zurich deal
Agence France-Presse, October 14, 2013
http://bit.ly/1gGgVjp

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

最高法:死刑案证据不足不得判死刑
Legal Daily, October 14, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1014/c1001-23189482.html

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

教育部长:各地将按随迁子女在校人数拨付教育经费
People’s Daily, October 15, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1015/c1001-23207154.html

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

院士称中国是世界唯一PM2.5和臭氧均超标地区
Legal Daily, October 13, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1013/21/9B3JRL700001124J.html

All dried up: northern China is running out of water, but the government’s remedies are potentially disastrous
The Economist, October 12, 2013
http://www.economist.com/node/21587813

China offers rewards to six regions to fight air pollution
Reuters, October 14, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/14/us-china-pollution-idUSBRE99A08320131014

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

UN agency urges China to drop HIV spa ban
Agence France-Presse, October 14, 2013
http://bit.ly/191zSJ9

Related:
UNAIDS China statement on the issuing of a consultation draft of “Management Procedures for Public Bathhouse Industry"
联合国艾滋病规划署驻华办事处关于《沐浴业管理办法(征求意见稿)》的声明
UNAIDS, October 15, 2013
EN: http://bit.ly/GPDpRc
CH: http://bit.ly/1gHBRGW

商务部关于《沐浴业管理办法》公开征求意见 (Ministry of Commerce's consultation draft of “Management Procedures for Public Bathhouse Industry")
Ministry of Commerce, October 11, 2013
http://tfs.mofcom.gov.cn/article/as/201310/20131000341580.shtml

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

美国医生欲探访中国良心犯被拒详情
Deutsche Welle, October 12, 2013
http://bit.ly/19KNTrH

独立参选人李碧云突遭逮捕 警方连夜抓人被指当局实施报复
Radio Free Asia, October 13, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf-10132013151913.html

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

Former Google China chief faces leftist attack
Wall Street Journal, October 15, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/15/former-google-china-chief-faces-leftist-attack/

新闻联播批评《喜羊羊与灰太狼》暴力粗俗
Yangtz Evening News, October 14, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1014/c1001-23187966.html

Related:
Chinese cartoons ordered to clean up "vulgar and violent" storylines
The Telegraph, October 14, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10377541/Chinese-cartoons-ordered-to-clean-up-vulgar-and-violent-storylines.html
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

Report says China should ratify UN Human Rights Covenant
Epoch Times, October 14, 2013
hhttp://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/318536-report-says-china-should-ratify-un-human-rights-covenant/

外交部回应美方发布中国人权报告:不值得一驳
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, October 15, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1015/03/9B6QVEJV0001124J.html

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

全国工会会员达2.8亿人 最低工资标准年均提高12.6%
People’s Daily, October 15, 2013
http://acftu.people.com.cn/n/2013/1011/c67502-23166727.html

China pledges to close 2,000 mines by end of 2015
Associated Press, October 13, 2013
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/10/13/4385082/china-pledges-to-close-2000-mines.html

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

上海自贸区官员:中国投资者热情远高于外商
China News Service, October 13, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1013/21/9B3KI9DV00014JB6.html

Curbing China’s grey income requires reforming political system
Epoch Times, October 13, 2013
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/316688-curbing-chinas-grey-income-requires-reforming-political-system/

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

余姚市数千灾民大控诉 促市委书记下台
Radio Free Asia, October 15, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/victims-10152013093017.html?encoding=simplified

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

孟建柱:坚持证据裁判和程序正义做到不纵不枉
China News Service, October 15, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1015/c1001-23203436.html

Chinese investigators given jail terms for torture of party official
Reuters, October 14, 2013
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/10/14/uk-china-trial-idUKBRE99D03X20131014

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

5 things to know about China's new aged care law
Associated Press, October 14, 2013
http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/10/14/5244487/5-things-to-know-about-chinas.html?rh=1

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

China denounces Spanish court's Tibet case against ex-president
Reuters, October 14, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/14/us-china-spain-tibet-idUSBRE99D09120131014

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

China sex trade infiltrates international hotels
BBC调查:中国性交易向国际酒店渗透
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 11, 2013
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24487270
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131011_china_hotel_vice.shtml

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

Uighurs in China Say Bias Is Growing
维族人在新疆日益成为弱势群体
New York Times, October 14, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131014/c14uighurs/dual/

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:01

Commentary: U.S. fiscal failure warrants a de-Americanized world
Xinhua, October 13, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/indepth/2013-10/13/c_132794246.htm

Related:
Calm down, Washington: China doesn’t really want to "de-Americanize"
Washington Post, October 14, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/10/14/calm-down-washington-china-doesnt-really-want-to-de-americanize/

China’s social organizations could help tamp social unrest
Wall Street Journal, October 15, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/15/chinas-social-organizations-could-help-tamp-social-unrest/

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 10:21

Daughter of "Butcher of Tiananmen Square" brokered secret deal for insurance giant
英媒:李小琳涉及保险业秘密交易案
The Telegraph, October 10, 2013
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 11, 2013

EN: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10370547/Daughter-of-Butcher-of-Tiananmen-Square-brokered-secret-deal-for-insurance-giant.html
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2013/10/131011_press_lixiaolin.shtml

安徽太和原县委书记同情妇涉受贿近3000万受审 ()
Southern Daily, October 11, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1011/c70731-23159562.html

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 10:21

“死刑是报复,不是正义” ("Capital punishment is revenge, not justice")
Deutsche Welles, October 10, 2013
http://dw.de/p/19xXU

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 10:21

Water in China: desperate measures
The Economist, October 10, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21587789-desperate-measures

China’s green warriors
CNN, October 11, 2013
http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2013/10/11/chinas-green-warriors/

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 10:21

全国25万新闻记者将开展全员岗位培训
China News Service, October 11, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131011/u1a7706466.html

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 10:21

一线城市户口价值:居住越久 有无户口差别越明显
Guangzhou Daily, October 11, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/china/201310/11/53868_32920770.htm

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 10:21

China detains activist amid rights crackdown
Reuters, October 11, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/11/us-china-rights-idUSBRE99A07720131011

For more information on Guo Feixiong:
Lawyers Urge Authorities Not to Approve Formal Arrest of Guo Feixiong
律师敦促当局不要批捕郭飞雄
Human Rights in China, September 16, 2013
EN: http://hrichina.org/content/6918
CH: http://hrichina.org/cn/content/6919

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 10:21

记者刘虎涉嫌诽谤罪被北京检方批准逮捕
China arrests journalist amid crackdown on rumors
Beijing News, October 10, 2013
Reuters, October 10, 2013

CH: http://news.163.com/13/1010/15/9AR74S2R00014AEE.html#sns_weibo
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/10/us-china-journalist-idUSBRE9990B820131010

Related:
中国当局“诽谤罪”批捕刘虎引网友议论 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 10, 2013 British Broadcasting Corporation, October 10, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131010_liuhu_arrest.shtml

Related weibo post:
谭敏涛在西安, October 11, 2013
名为依法治网,实为报复构陷。即以诽谤罪逮捕刘虎,当有受害者出场并澄清事实,但至始至终,却不见刘虎案的受害者出面,怪不得律师发问,刘虎案的受害人在哪里?而民众也质疑,举报官员贪腐不成反倒构成诽谤罪,莫非,官员举报不成,民间反腐不成?
http://weibo.com/1649501964/AdxHnf4LF?mod=weibotime

China’s censors did the New York Times a favor
Quartz, October 10, 2013
http://qz.com/134193/chinas-censors-did-the-new-york-times-a-favor/

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 10:21

美国:中国人权状况未有任何改善 (U.S.: China’s human rights situation does not have any improvement)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 11, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131011_us_china_humanrights.shtml

See the report:
Congressional-Executive Commission on China, 2013 Annual Report
http://www.cecc.gov/sites/chinacommission.house.gov/files/AR13DJ.PDF
Friday, October 11, 2013 - 10:21

Your Playstation 4 may be built by Chinese students in the worst internship ever
Quartz, October 10, 2013
http://qz.com/133950/your-playstation-4-may-be-built-by-chinese-students-in-the-worst-internship-ever/

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:10

Yum Brands profits hurt by declining sales in China
中国食品危机拉低百胜集团利润
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 10, 2013
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24455259
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131009_yum_profit_china.shtml

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:10

Shandong court agrees to hear Bo Xilai appeal
Agence France-Presse and Reuters, October 10, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1328158/shandong-court-agrees-hear-bo-xilai-appeal

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:10

中科院候选院士贪污百万获刑 被妻子举报包养多个情妇 ()
Beijing Morning Post, October 10, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1010/c1001-23144085.html

China arrests chairman of world's largest tin producer over bribes
Reuters, October 9, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/09/us-china-corruption-yunnan-idUSBRE99804420131009

Related:
Goldman Sachs pops up in China bribery swoop
Wall Street Journal, October 9, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/09/goldman-sachs-pops-up-in-china-bribery-swoop/
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:10

21国教师调查:中国教师地位最高收入倒数 ()
Nandu.com, October 10, 2013
http://epaper.oeeee.com/A/html/2013-10/10/content_1947949.htm

See the survey:
Global Teacher Status Index
Varkey GEMS Foundation, October 2013
https://varkeygemsfoundation.org/sites/default/files/documents/2013GlobalTeacherStatusIndex.pdf
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:10

保定硬汉因无钱做手术家中自己锯掉患病右腿
Manly moment: Hebei man kicks gangrene by sawing off own leg
Shijiazhuang Daily, October 10, 2013 Global Times, October 10, 2013
CH: http://yzwb.sjzdaily.com.cn/html/2013-10/10/content_104053.htm
EN: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/816887.shtml#.UlbBfNKsgyo

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:10

诺和奖名落谁家?竞争者之一是胡佳 ()
Voice of America, October 10, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/nobel-peace-prize-20131009/1766012.html

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:10

国家知识产权局:“盗版幻灯片”事件正在调查 ()
Xinhua, October 10, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1010/c1001-23155076.html

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:10

Why the rise of China makes the U.S. even lonelier at the United Nations
Washington Post, October 9, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2013/10/09/why-the-rise-of-china-makes-the-u-s-even-lonelier-at-the-united-nations/

Kerry, in Asia, urges focus on law in China disputes
New York Times, October 10, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/world/asia/kerry-asean-china.html

More than jihadism or Iran, China's role in Africa is Obama's obsession
The Guardian, October 9, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/09/china-in-africa-obama-obsession

China criticises US space agency over 'discrimination'
Agence France-Presse, October 9, 2013
http://bit.ly/1g17Bcb

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:10

西安千名大学生被逼富士康实习 代理费疑云重重
Foxconn in fresh student labour scandal at China plant
Jinghua Times, October 10, 2013 Financial Times, October 10, 2013
CH: http://news.eastday.com/c/20131010/u1a7703096.html
EN: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/88524304-319f-11e3-817c-00144feab7de.html#axzz2hKhneSp2

深圳“厂妹”再调查:走失的荷尔蒙
Report: Foxconn employees provide sexual services
Sohu News, October 10, 2013 China.org, September 16,2013
CH: http://news.sohu.com/s2013/newsmaker-227/index.shtml?pvid=f2fef3b2d90d15ad
EN: http://www.china.org.cn/china/2013-09/16/content_30044580.htm

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:10

Why a graveyard owner in China is turning its cemeteries into a public company
Quartz, October 9, 2013
http://qz.com/133477/why-a-graveyard-owner-in-china-is-turning-its-cemeteries-into-a-public-company/

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:10

22省公安一把手异地任职 其中8名曾任职公安部 ()
Legal Daily, October 10, 2013
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2013-10/10/content_4916543.htm?node=5954

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:10

孔杰荣新书:废除劳教制度 大陆向台湾看齐 ()
Voice of America, October 10, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/cohen-new-book-20131010/1766731.html

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:10

Tibetan Religious Leader Is Stabbed to Death in China
藏族著名宗教领袖阿贡在成都遇害
New York Times, October 10, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131010/c10tibet/dual/

比如县三藏人被枪杀 阿贡仁波切遇害案引质疑 ()
Radio Free Asia, October 10, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-10092013161810.html

A 'Middle Way' with China? Interview with prime minister of Tibetan government-in-exile
World Crunch, October 9, 2013
http://www.worldcrunch.com/world-affairs/a-039-middle-way-039-with-china-tibet-039-s-prime-minister-speaks-from-dharamsala/tibet-unrest-beijing-conflict-sangay-obama/c1s13646/#.UlYSu0KBmP0

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:10

The unnecessary cruelty of the death penalty
South China Morning Post, October 10, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1328036/unnecessary-cruelty-death-penalty

人民日报:遏制“房腐”须完善官员财产申报制度 ()
People’s Daily, October 10, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-10-10/044328390941.shtml

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

Animal-rights advocates notch another victory in China
Wall Street Journal, October 9, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/09/animal-rights-advocates-notch-another-victory-in-china/

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

China: Decision in Bo appeal expected Soon
薄熙来案进入二审程序,或不开庭审理
New York Times, October 9, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131009/c09appeal/dual/

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

云南官员强奸幼女判5年 受害人家属申请抗诉被拒 ()
Xinhua, October 9, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131009/u1a7702610.html

佛山16岁中专生被强迫实习过劳死 ()
Radio Free Asia, October 8, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl-10082013110948.html

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

中国特大地沟油案江苏宣判 涉案金额达6000万元 ()
China News Service, October 9, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/10/09/286587.html

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

专家:未来应把反腐重点放在预防贪官外逃上 ()
Legal Evening News, October 8, 2013
http://comments.caijing.com.cn/2013-10-08/113382843.html

Party cadre in Chinese village fired after son marries in 3-day, $260,000 wedding
Associated Press, October 8, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/party-cadre-in-chinese-village-investigated-after-son-marries-in-3-day-260000-wedding/2013/10/08/6b75baf4-2fe7-11e3-9ddd-bdd3022f66ee_story.html

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

In China, parents bribe to get students into top schools, despite campaign against corruption
Washington Post, October 8, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/in-china-parents-bribe-to-get-students-into-top-schools-despite-campaign-against-corruption/2013/10/07/fa8d9d32-2a61-11e3-8ade-a1f23cda135e_story.html

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

中国人习惯烹饪催高PM2.5? 网友调侃:做饭摇号 ()
People’s Daily, October 9, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131009/u1a7702142.html

Photography: China’s Environment in Crisis
Wall Street Journal, October 8, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/08/photography-chinas-environment-in-crisis/

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

“摊派”精神病指标 (Zhengzhou health authority orders every community must find 2 mental illness patient in 1000)
Nandu.com, October 9, 2013
http://paper.oeeee.com/nis/201310/09/120093.html

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

王炳章家人联合国绝食请愿 同囚活动或将延至港台 (Wang Bingzhang’s family members stage hunger strike at UN)
Voice of America, October 9, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/wang-bingzhang-20131009/1765833.html

外界担忧维权人士郭飞雄被拒见律师或遭不测()
Voice of America, October 9, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/attorney-necitizens-worried-about-guo-feixiong-life-20131009/1765897.html

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

人民网:大V集体退场,专业中V将崛起 ()
South China Morning Post, October 9, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/14213/ren-min-wang-da-vji-ti-tui-chang-zhuan-ye-zhong-vjiang-jue-qi

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

EU seeks China investment boost
Agence France-Presse, October 8, 2013
http://bit.ly/1a93wKr

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

Packed China tourist sites may spur paid-leave reform, CCTV Says
Bloomberg News, October 8, 2013
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-10-08/packed-china-tourist-sites-may-spur-paid-leave-reform-cctv-says.html

Young Chinese snubbing factory jobs, says billionaire boss
The Telegraph, October 8, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10362922/Young-Chinese-snubbing-factory-jobs-says-billionaire-boss.html

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

Potential land reform will increase farmers' income
China Money Network, October 9, 2013
http://www.chinamoneypodcast.com/2013/10/09/potential-land-reform-will-increase-farmers-income

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

中共面临改革最后机遇
Financial Times, October 9, 2013
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001052791

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

西藏比如县“抗议爱国教育遭镇压
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 9, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131008_china_tibet.shtml

Monk who founded first Tibetan Buddhist monastery in UK killed
The Telegraph, October 8, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/tibet/10365064/Monk-who-founded-first-Tibetan-Buddhist-monastery-in-UK-killed.html

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 08:32

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