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.

Monday, November 03, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China to set up new anti-graft office, official says
Reuters, November 2, 2014

Planning agency tangled up by graft
South China Morning Post, November 3, 2014

中国反腐至澳门博彩业收入大跌 (China’s anti-graft campaign a severe blow to Macao’s casinos)
Voice of America, November 3, 2014

Environment (环境)

China is trying to curb its smog problem before the world visits
The Atlantic, November 2, 2014

明年起北京将禁止现场搅拌砂浆 年减少粉尘排放7千吨 (Next year, Beijing to ban mixing mortar on site to reduce particulate emissions by 7,000 tons)
China National Radio, November 3, 2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong’s Tsang says no excuse for law-breaking protest
Bloomberg, November 3, 2014

六四领袖周锋锁赴港 支持占领 (Zhou Fengsuo becomes first June 4 leader to arrive in Hong Kong in support of “Occupy Central”)
Deutsche Welle, November 3, 2014六四领袖周锋锁赴港-支持占领/a-18036106?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Intellectual Property Rights (知识产权)

最高法出台司法解释明确知识产权法院管辖 (China’s Supreme People’s Court issues interpretation of intellectual property rights)
China National Radio, October 3, 2014

Law (法律)

Revised law means it's now easier to sue than petition governments
South China Morning Post, November 2, 2014

LGBTI (男女同性恋、双性恋、变性人和两性人)

Tim Cook coming out has turned China into a nation of 5th-graders
Foreign Policy, October 30, 2014

美国苹果公司总裁公开性取向 中国网民褒贬不一 (Apple CEO’s coming out receives mixed online reaction in China)
Radio Free China, October 31, 2014

Taiwan (台湾)

Told you so: the protests in Hong Kong fuel Taiwan’s distrust of China
Economist, November 1, 2014

台湾政府APEC峰会行前再提一中各表 (Taiwan reiterates “one China, respective interpretations” ahead of APEC)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 3, 2014

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

What China promised Hong Kong
The Washington Post, November 3, 2014