Friday, March 31, 2017

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Thousands of polluters in northern China fake emissions data, resist checks
South China Morning Post, March 31, 2017

National Security & Counterterrorism (国家安全和反恐)

新疆对蓄长须、穿蒙面罩袍者颁布新禁令 (New regulation imposed in Xinjiang against “abnormally” long beards and burqas)
Deutsche Welle, March 30, 2017新疆对蓄长须穿蒙面罩袍者颁布新禁令/a-38204369

新疆维吾尔自治区去极端化条例 (Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Anti-Extremist Law)
Tian Shan Net, March 29, 2017

Terrorism threat transforms China's Uyghur heartland into security state
South China Morning Post, March 31, 2017

Hong Kong (香港)

Can Hong Kong’s next leader satisfy her masters and the public?
The Economist, March 30, 2017

Occupy protester jailed for contempt of Hong Kong court over injunction violations
South China Morning Post, March 30, 2017

“占中三子”法庭应讯 担心不合理指控 (The three main organizers of “Occupy Central” face trial, worry about unreasonable prosecution)
Deutsche Welle, March 30, 2017占中三子法庭应讯-担心不合理指控/a-38202049

As Hong Kong ponders its future under Beijing, politics infuses its art
The New York Times, March 31, 2017

Fears of China’s control still on track at Hong Kong station
Voice of America, March 31, 2017

Commentary (评论)

社会急需保护,谁来保护社会?(Society needs protection, but who will protect it?)
Financial Times, March 31, 2017

Is Hong Kong on Its Way to Becoming Just Another City in the P.R.C.?—A ChinaFile Conversation
ChinaFile, March 31, 2017