Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

京夫妇再婚前各育一孩 共育一子被定超生罚40万 (Remarried Beijing couple each with 1 child gives birth to another and is fined $62K for exceeding birth limit
South China Morning Post, December 8, 2015
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/national/151808b7faa7b64/jing-fu-fu-zai-hun-qian-ge-yu-yi-hai-gong-yu-yi-zi-bei-ding-chao-sheng-fa-40-wan

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计生政策放宽给“黑户”松绑 还需进一步制度保障 (Family planning restrictions eased on “blacklisted households,” further institutional guarantees still needed)
China Youth Daily, December 8, 2015
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2015/12-08/7660267.shtml

时事大家谈:从雾霾锁国、天津大爆炸看中国环境损害赔偿制度 (Current Affairs Discussion: State compensation system for environmental damage as seen through heavy smog problem and Tianjin explosion)
Voice of America, December 8, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/io-china-environment-20151207/3093038.html

Gui Minhai: the strange disappearance of a publisher who riled China's elite
The Guardian, December 8, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/dec/08/gui-minhai-the-strange-disappearance-of-a-publisher-who-riled-chinas-elite

Head of Agricultural Bank of China steps down amid corruption probe
Caixin, December 7, 2015
http://english.caixin.com/2015-12-07/100882906.html