Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Taiwan’s first female president Tsai Ing-wen warns China after landslide victory
South China Morning Post, January 17, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1901895/taiwans-first-female-president-tsai-ing-wen-warns-china

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After vote, China tells Taiwan to abandon independence "hallucination"
Reuters, January 17, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/taiwan-election-idUSKCN0UV02I

Indebted Chinese companies increase pressures on government
The New York Times, January 18, 2016
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/18/business/dealbook/indebted-chinese-companies-increase-pressures-on-government.html

China has done more about pollution than you think (but it must do more)
The Diplomat, January 17, 2016
http://thediplomat.com/2016/01/china-has-done-more-about-pollution-than-you-think-but-it-must-do-more/

China to give illegally born children access to social welfare
The Telegraph, January 15, 2016
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/12101342/China-to-give-illegally-born-children-access-to-social-welfare.html

Calls to improve China’s work safety go unheeded in 2015
China Labor Bulletin, January 18, 2016
http://www.clb.org.hk/en/content/calls-improve-china%E2%80%99s-work-safety-go-unheeded-2015

China charges dozen officials over deadly Shenzhen landslide
深圳滑坡事件十余官员被起诉
The New York Times, January 19, 2016
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/19/world/asia/china-shenzhen-landslide-charges.html
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20160119/c19shenzhen/

China’s search for dissidents has now expanded to foreign countries
Time, January 19, 2016
http://time.com/4184324/gui-minhai-dissident-search/