Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

中国科研支出一年5000亿 学者:有无结果没人关心 (China spends RMB 50 billion on scientific research per year without follow-up)
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/40648/zhong-guo-ke-yan-zhi-chu-yi-nian-5000yi-xue-zhe-you-wu-jie-guo-mei-ren-guan-xin

Cyber Security (网络安全)

China-backed hackers may have infiltrated Apple's iCloud: blog
Reuters, October 21, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/21/us-apple-china-security-idUSKCN0I92H020141021

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong leader reaffirms unbending stance on elections
梁振英重申不会向“占中”让步
The New York Times, October 20, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141021/c21hongkong/dual/

US hits back at claims that “external forces” are backing Occupy Central
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620659/us-hits-back-cy-leungs-external-forces-occupy-central-claim

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梁振英称适时披露外部势力介入占中证据 (C.Y. Leung: will reveal proof of external forces’ interference in “Occupy Central” when necessary)
Voice of America, October 21, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/ce-promised-to-disclose-info-20141021/2490549.html

Live: Student-government talks wrap up, but no clear resolution in sight
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1621141/live-hong-kong-students-prepare-meet-government-officials-democracy

Related:
港府与学联对话提四点回应:政改仍有讨论空间 (HK’s 4-point response in talk with students: there’s still room to discuss political reform)
People’s Daily, October 21, 2014
http://hm.people.com.cn/n/2014/1021/c42272-25880589.html

梁振英:香港特首提名委员会可以“更加民主”(C.Y. Leung: Hong Kong executive chief nominating committee can be made “more democratic”)
Reuters, October 21, 2014
http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKCS0IA0WQ20141021

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四中全会依法治国意在“救党”?(CPC Fourth Plenum: rule of law to the Party’s rescue?)
Radio Free Asia, October 20, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhengzhi/yf2-10202014095022.html

Information Control (信息控制)

中共或将一些历史文件永远尘封 (Some historical documents may never be declassified by CPC)
Deutsche Welle, October 20, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1DYvT

Population (人口)

China to broaden two-child policy in 2 years, adviser says
Bloomberg, October 17, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-17/china-to-widen-two-child-policy-in-2-years-policy-adviser-says.html

Rule of Law (法治)

What does China mean by rule of law
Foreign Policy, October 20, 2014
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/10/20/what_does_china_mean_by_rule_of_law

Women (妇女)

Rights group details abuse in “black jails”
The New York Times, October 20, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/20/rights-group-details-abuse-in-black-jails

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Al-Qaeda magazine calls for Xinjiang to be “recovered by the Islamic Caliphate”
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1621190/new-al-qaeda-magazine-calls-xinjiang-be-recovered-islamic-caliphate

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

中共四中全会—依法治国还是治吏?(CPC Fourth Plenum: Rule of Law for the country or its officials?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 20, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/indepth/2014/10/141020_china_party_plenum

 
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