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.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Taiwan swears in first female president as hostile Beijing looks on
Agence France Presse, May 20, 2016

Taiwan's new president Tsai Ing-wen vows to reduce dependence on Beijing
The Guardian, May 20, 2016

Beijing expresses dissatisfaction after Taiwan’s new President Tsai Ing-wen swaps “consensus”for “historic fact”
South China Morning Post, May 20, 2016

Poor mainland ties will hurt Taiwan
Global TImes, May 20, 2106