Friday, October 31, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

我国将积极加入更多反腐败国际组织 (China to join more international anti-corruption organizations)
The Beijing News, October 31, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/10/31/339646.html

Culture (文化)

在北京乘地铁“装鬼怪”可能被拘留 (Wearing a costume on Beijing metro could land you in detention)
The Beijing News, October 31, 2014
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/10/31/339629.html

Beijing bans Halloween costumes and make-up on metro
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 31, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29844693

Health (健康)

In China, mixed signals on Ebola controls
Voice of America, October 31, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/in-china-mixed-signals-on-ebola-controls/2503100.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Student leaders may try to crash Apec summit in Beijing to seek talks
学联考虑APEC上京 港媒:传习称港有人想“翻天”
South China Morning Post, October 31, 2014
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1628552/student-leaders-may-try-crash-apec-summit-beijing-seek-talks
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/41414/xue-lian-kao-lu-apecshang-jing-gang-mei-chuan-xi-cheng-gang-you-ren-xiang-fan-tian

Hong Kong protests a “national security issue” for China
香港“占中”示威已升级为国家安全问题--港议员
Reuters, October 30, 2014
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/30/us-hongkong-china-brother-idUSKBN0IJ1AD20141030
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNKBS0IK03220141031

Thousands denounce likening of Hong Kong people to freed slaves
Reuters, October 31, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/31/hong-kong-politician-likens-protesters-to-african-american-slaves/

Related:
Hong Kong politician likens protesters to African-American slaves
The New York Times, October 31, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/31/hong-kong-politician-likens-protesters-to-african-american-slaves/

International Relations (国际关系)

Obama urged to seek release of detained rights activists during China visit
RTT News, October 31, 2014
http://www.rttnews.com/2407655/obama-urged-to-seek-release-of-detained-rights-activists-during-china-visit.aspx

Related:
Joint letter to President Obama on Forthcoming China Visit
http://www.hrw.org/node/130266

Internet (互联网)

鲁炜妙语答记者 展现中国管理互联网的法治思维 (Head of State Internet Information Office’s clever answer to press reveals China’s “rule of law” perspective on Internet management)
Xinhua, October 31, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/fortune/2014-10/31/c_127161102.htm

Religion (宗教)

Cracks in the atheist edifice: the rapid spread of Christianity is forcing an official rethink on religion
The Economist, November 1, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21629218-rapid-spread-christianity-forcing-official-rethink-religion-cracks

China clamps down on “underage religion” among Muslim Uyghurs
Radio Free Asia,October 30, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/underage-10302014120731.html

Rule of Law (法治)

China with legal characteristics: Xi Jinping is invoking the “rule of law”. That’s risky for him and good for China
The Economist, November 1, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21629383-xi-jinping-invoking-rule-law-thats-risky-him-and-good-china-china-legal

Related:
Rules of the party: a call to revive the country's constitution will not necessarily establish “rule of law”
The Economist, November 1, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21629528-call-revive-countrys-constitution-will-not-necessarily-establish-rule-law-rules

Taiwan (台湾)

Taiwan’s President backs Hong Kong protesters while courting Beijing
The New York Times, October 31, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/01/world/asia/taiwan-president-Ma-Ying-jeou-backs-hong-kong-protesters-while-courting-beijing.html

Tibet (西藏)

中国当局严控边界致藏人流亡者骤减 (Number of Tibetan exiles drops abruptly as China tightens border controls)
Radio Free Asia, October 31, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-10312014100336.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Hong Kong’s Occupy generation
The New York Times, October 31, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/01/opinion/hong-kongs-occupy-generation.html

 
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