Friday, October 24, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

中纪委四次全会明日召开 或讨论设立顶层反腐机构 (4th Plenum of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection to begin tomorrow, may cover establishment of a top anti-corruption agency)
Beijing News, October 24, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1024/c1001-25897992.html

Culture (文化)

Photo of President Xi Jinping holding umbrella wins China's top photojournalism prize
Huffington Post, October 24, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/23/xi-jinping-umbrella-photojournalism-prize-chinese-president_n_6035944.html?utm_hp_ref=media&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000067

Environment (环境)

中国环保部公布系列实施新《环保法》的细则草案 (Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection releases draft regulations to implement the new series of "Environmental Law")
Radio Free Asia, October 23, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yl-10232014152809.html

Health (健康)

中国缺乏艾滋病毒感染者隐私保护制度 (China lacks privacy protection system for people living with HIV)
Radio Free Asia, October 23, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/aw-10232014151920.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Referendum to be held on Sunday at Admiralty protest site
Hong Kong Economic Journal, October 24, 2014
http://www.ejinsight.com/20141024-referendum-to-be-held-on-sunday-at-admiralty/

Leung preaches history to students from Hong Kong mansion
Bloomberg, October 24, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-23/leung-preaches-history-to-students-from-hong-kong-mansion.html

Pro-Democracy banner occupies Hong Kong’s iconic Lion Rock, spawns memes
The Wall Street Journal, October 23, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/10/23/pro-democracy-banner-occupies-hong-kongs-iconic-lion-rock-spawns-memes/

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Beijing formally charges writer who published memoirs of victims of Mao era
81岁异见作家铁流被正式批捕
The New York Times, October 24, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141024/c24dissident/dual/

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

China’s Imperial President
Foreign Affairs, November/December 2014
http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/142201/elizabeth-c-economy/chinas-imperial-president

Rule of Law (法治)

China moves to reinforce rule of law, with caveats
The New York Times, October 23, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/24/world/asia/china-moves-to-enact-rule-of-law-with-caveats.html?_r=0

4 Things we learned from China’s 4th Plenum
The Diplomat, October 23, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/10/4-things-we-learned-from-chinas-4th-plenum/

United Nations (联合国)

U.N. Human Rights Panel Urges China to Allow Free Elections in Hong Kong
聯合國人權委員會敦促中國允許香港不受限普選
The New York Times, October 23, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/world/20141024/c24nations/dual/

Related:
At UN, China faced tough questions on women’s rights, gets poor grade for universal suffrage for Hong Kong
Human Rights in China, October 23, 2014
http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/press-release/un-china-faced-tough-questions-womens-rights-gets-poor-grade-universal

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

李永忠:四中全会法治体系旨在恢复宪法至高无上地位 (Li Yongzhong: purpose of promoting a rule of law at 4th plenum is to restore constitutional supremacy)
Caijing, October 23, 2014
http://comments.caijing.com.cn/20141023/3730239.shtml

新华网评:"杜汶泽"们,休想吃我们的饭,还砸我们的锅(Xinhua commentary: Chapman To and others—don’t bite the hand that feeds you)
Xinhua, October 23, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2014-10/22/c_1112936392.htm

 
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