Thursday, March 5, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

An Alcatel-Lucent China executive who accused his bosses of graft is found dead
Quartz, March 4, 2015
http://qz.com/355522/

Chinese military intelligence chief Xing Yunming held in graft inquiry
South China Morning Post, March 4, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1729631/chinese-military-intelligence-chief-xing-yunming-held-graft-inquiry

China’s defense spending slows as Xi turns graft push on PLA
Bloomberg, March 4, 2015
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-04/china-s-defense-spending-increase-to-slow-in-2015-to-10-percent

Culture (文化)

学者谢选骏邝治中认为繁体字是中国传统文化较为忠实的载体 (Intellectuals Xie Xuanjun & Kuang Zhizhong (Peter Kwong) think traditional Chinese characters is the integral bearer of Chinese heritage)
Radio Free Asia, March 4, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/sd-03042015114037.html

Education (教育)

Overzealous Chinese officials “could ban all foreign books”, scholar fears
South China Morning Post, March 5, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1729615/overzealous-chinese-officials-could-ban-all-foreign-books-scholar-fears

Environment (环境)

After Chinese smog documentary, oil industry pushes back
The Wall Street Journal, March 4, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/03/04/after-chinese-smog-documentary-oil-industry-pushes-back/?mod=WSJBlog

Law (法律)

北京回击奥巴马 为针对高科技企业反恐措施辩护 (Beijing rebutsted Obama criticism and defended defends the anticounter-terror policies that targeting high-tech enterprises)
Radio France Internationale, March 4, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20150304-北京回击奥巴马-为针对高科技企业反恐措施辩护/

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

China unveils targets for 2015: Li Keqiang's speech as it happened
South China Morning Post, March 5, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1729846/live-li-keqiang-unveils-chinas-annual-work-report

Related:
李克強工作報告就環保和反腐提明確措施 (In work report, Li Keqiang’s report proposes clear policies for to protect environmental and fight corruptionanti-graft issues)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 5, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/trad/china/2015/03/150305_china_li_keqiang_on_corruption

China NPC 2015: The reports
The Wall Street Journal, March 5, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/03/05/china-npc-2015-the-reports/?mod=WSJBlog

National Defense (国防)

少将撰文称解放军腐败因西方意识形态蛊惑 (Major General’s essay accuses western ideologies offor distorting and corrupting the PLA)
Radio France Internationale, March 4, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr//中国/20150304-少将撰文称解放军腐败因西方意识形态蛊惑/

Population (人口)

China eases “one child” policy to boost births
USA Today, March 4, 2015
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2015/03/04/china-one-child-policy-births-beijing/24069319/

Religion (宗教)

柳州教案幼儿园因“非法传教”被责令停止办学 (Kindergarten in Liuzhou kindergarten teaching plan case ordered to close shut down, accused because of “illegal promotion of religion”)
Radio Free Asia, March 4, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/yf1-03042015113707.html/

Rural Issues (农村)

China plans trial program to let farmers sell land
The Japan Times, March 4, 2015
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/03/04/asia-pacific/china-plans-trial-program-to-let-farmers-sell-land/#.VPfHb7CUfYk

State Security (国家安全)

China says NGOs need regulating for national security reasons
Reuters, March 4, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/04/us-china-parliament-ngos-idUSKBN0M00C220150304

Taiwan (台湾)

Xi urges vigilance against Taiwan independence
The Diplomat, March 5, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/03/xi-urges-vigilance-against-taiwan-independence/

Tibet (西藏)

Government workers, teachers in Tibetan prefecture called back suddenly from vacation
Radio Free Asia, March 4, 2015, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/called-03042015145808.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

A reform test for Beijing
The Wall Street Journal, March 4, 2015
http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-reform-test-for-beijing-1425514029?tesla=y

 
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