Monday, November 06, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

旧金山华人追思刘晓波:刘晓波是上帝赐给汉语世界的自由魂 (Chinese in San Francisco mourn Liu Xiaobo and call him free spirit that God bestows upon Chinese-speaking society)
Radio Free Asia, November 5, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ck-11052017114753.html

中国六四天网创办人黄琦看守所遭虐待 (Huang Qi, founder of 64tianwang.com, abused in detention center)
Voice of America, November 5, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/chinese-activist-abused-in-detention-center-20171105/4101377.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

China warns on overseas content after Springer Nature pulls some articles
Reuters, November 6, 2017
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-censorship/china-warns-on-overseas-content-after-springer-nature-pulls-some-articles-idUSKBN1D60EF?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Workers fight for their livelihoods as pressure builds on China’s retail sector
China Labor Bulletin, November 3, 2017
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/workers-fight-their-livelihoods-pressure-builds-china%E2%80%99s-retail-sector

Government Accountability (政府问责)

国家监察体制改革试点取得实效 (Pilot reform of National Supervision System bears fruit)
People’s Daily, November 6, 2017
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2017/1106/c1001-29627809.html

Related:
China to expand corruption supervision pilot scheme nationwide: Xinhua
Reuters, November 5, 2017
https://www.yahoo.com/news/china-expand-corruption-supervision-pilot-scheme-nationwide-xinhua-050017502.html

China may grasp climate leadership at UN talks with Trump pulling out
Voice of America, November 5, 2017
https://www.voanews.com/a/china-climate-leadership-un-talks/4101414.html

Related:
How China – the world’s biggest polluter – won the praise of green groups
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2118534/how-china-worlds-biggest-polluter-won-praise-green

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong Federation of Students launches HK$1m fund to assist prosecuted pro-democracy protesters
Hong Kong Free Press, November 6, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/06/hong-kong-federation-students-launches-hk1m-fund-assist-prosecuted-pro-democracy-protesters/

Hong Kong prosecutors decide against third trial for former leader Donald Tsang over bribery charge
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2118559/hong-kong-prosecutors-decide-against-third-trial-former

《國歌法》本地立法後 康文署等部門執法 (Leisure and Cultural Services Department amongst law enforcement bodies after local legislation of National Anthem Law)
Sing Tao Daily, November 6, 2017
http://std.stheadline.com/daily/news-content.php?id=1692918&target=2

Related:
Hongkongers will not be arrested for refusing to stand for national anthem, government adviser says
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2118503/hongkongers-will-not-be-arrested-refusing-stand-national

Former Hong Kong professor sold flat and car to fund legal case against Chinese University
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education/article/2118488/former-hong-kong-professor-sold-flat-and-car-fund-legal

More Hongkongers now living below poverty line, labor and welfare chief says
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/community/article/2118491/more-hongkongers-now-living-below-poverty-line-labour-and

Commentary (评论)

「全面管治權」提法有違一國兩制初衷 (“Comprehensive control” contradicts original intention of “One Country, Two Systems”)
Mingpao, November 6, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171106/s00022/1509885273806

Why former Chinese soldiers are skeptical about president’s promise of better treatment
South China Morning Post, November 5, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2117765/why-former-chinese-soldiers-are-sceptical-about