Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

中央政法委通报5起干预司法活动、插手具体案件处理典型案件 (CPC’s Central Political and Legal Affairs Committee issues 5 model cases of interference in judicial processes and meddling in specific cases)
Legal Daily, November 6, 2015
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2015-11/06/content_6343050.htm

Related:
Central Political Legal Committee issues model cases on leadership interference with the Judicial process
Supreme People’s Court Monitor, November 6, 2015
http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/2015/11/06/central-political-legal-committee-issues-model-cases-on-leadership-interference-with-the-judicial-process/

China’s anti-graft drive ramps up
The Financial Times, November 8, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/11/what-do-chinese-netizens-think-of-north-korea/

Months after blasts in China, rebuilding Tianjin homes and lives is a struggle
The New York Times, November 9, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/09/world/asia/months-after-blasts-in-china-rebuilding-tianjin-homes-and-lives-is-a-struggle.html

Related:
Case of homeless Tianjin blast victim highlights the problem with China’s rising yet fragile middle class
South China Morning Post, November 9, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/money-wealth/article/1876915/case-homeless-tianjin-blast-victim-highlights-problem-chinas

中国承诺实行全民养老保障
China promises universal pension plan
Public Security News, November 6, 2015
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20151109/c09sino-pension/
EN: http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/11/06/china-pensions-plenum-elderly/