Saturday, October 24, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

UK accused of doing China's bidding after police raid home of Tiananmen Square survivor over peaceful protest
The Independent, October 23, 2015
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/uk-accused-of-doing-chinas-bidding-after-police-raid-home-of-tiananmen-square-survivor-over-peaceful-a6704911.html

An alternative tour of Beijing following Xi's comments on “human rights”
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 22, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-34608746

China Focus: New rules separates CPC discipline from law
Xinhua, October 22, 2015
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-10/22/c_134737141.htm

Retired general known as “father of China’s body armour industry” suspected of graft, military mouthpiece reports
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1870419/retired-general-known-father-chinas-body-armour

China graft-buster says must learn from ancients to tackle corruption
Reuters, October 23, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/23/us-china-corruption-idUSKCN0SH08I20151023

Minister ordered to address Chinese human rights issue in Commons
The Guardian, October 22, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/oct/22/minister-ordered-address-chinese-human-rights-issue-commons

Related:
英国议员吁请下院就中国人权问题紧急辩论 (British MP presses for urgent debate on China’s human rights issues in House of Commons)
Voice of America, October 23, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/britain-china-human-rights-20151022/3018403.html

Business and corruption. Robber barons, beware
The Economist, October 24, 2015
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21676814-crackdown-corruption-has-spread-anxiety-among-chinas-business-elite-robber-barons-beware