The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment)

中国要求美国就监控项目作出解释 (China Officially Demands U.S. to Explain Surveillance Program)
Reuters, June 18, 2013

Ban to Hold Talks with Chinese Leaders
Bangkok Post, June 18, 2013

Ban or Not, UN Secretary-General Launches WeChat Account for Chinese
CIOL, Information Technology News, June 18, 2013

Japan Fears Losing Battle of Diplomatic Buffets to China
Agence France-Presse, June 17, 2013