Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China investigates regulator of fast-moving insurance industry
中国保监会主席项俊波被调查
New York Times, April 10, 2017
EN: http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20170410/china-investigates-regulator-of-fast-moving-insurance-industry/en-us/
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20170410/china-investigates-regulator-of-fast-moving-insurance-industry/

How a teenager's mysterious death in China is eroding public trust in authorities
Global Voices, April 10, 2017
https://globalvoices.org/2017/04/10/how-a-teenagers-mysterious-death-in-china-is-eroding-public-trust-in-authorities/

Related:
四川学生“堕楼”案:政府诚信再惹质疑 (Case of Sichuan student falling to death: Credibility of gov't is put in doubt again)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 9, 2017
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/chinese-news-39543471

四川泸州学生死亡事件疑涉官二代引民愤上千军警弹压 (Child of official suspected of involvement in Sichuan Huzhou student’s death, sparks public outrage, 1000 police deployed to suppress protesting crowd)
Radio France Internationale, April 6, 2017
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20170406-四川泸州学生死亡事件疑涉官二代-军方封锁

Guangdong communist boss goes to ground zero of grass-roots democracy crackdown
South China Morning Post, April 10, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2086240/guangdong-communist-boss-goes-ground-zero-grass-roots

Trump to visit China as Beijing touts “new era” of ties with U.S.
The Guardian, April 8, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/apr/08/trump-to-visit-china-as-beijing-touts-new-era-of-ties-with-us

Related:
What Chinese news reports tell us about Beijing’s view of Trump
中国媒体如何报道习近平特朗普的首次会晤
The New York Times, April 8, 2017
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/08/world/asia/china-trump-xi-jinping.html
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/bei-jing-liu-si-bao-tu-zai-ya-ren-yuan-ming-dan-ji-qing-kuang-jie-shao

“Put human rights on the agenda,” rights activists tell Trump, Xi
Radio Free Asia, April 10, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/trump-xi-04072017093950.html

HRIC statement: U.S.-China Summit: ‘Human Rights with Chinese Characteristics’ Hurt Chinese and American people
Human Rights in China, April 4, 2017
http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/statement/us-china-summit-human-rights-chinese-characteristics-hurt-chinese-and-american