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Friday, November 1, 2013 - 00:32

Air pollution drives 50% drop in visitors to Beijing
Wall Street Journal, October 31, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/31/beijing-air-pollution-drives-50-drop-in-visitors/?mod=WSJBlog

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 00:32

解放军影片:美英总领馆成反华基地 (PLA video: U.S. and U.K. Consulates in Hong Kong have become anti-China bases)
South China Morning Post, October 31, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/hong-kong/15408/jie-fang-jun-ying-pian-mei-ying-zong-ling-guan-cheng-fan-hua-ji-di

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 00:32

律师会见郭飞雄被阻 要求律协介入 (Guo Feixiong’s lawyers denied visitation rights, request help from Beijing Lawyers’ Association)
Radio Free Asia, October 31, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-10302013120904.html

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 00:32

In doctored photo, Chinese officials loom large
政府网站照片穿帮,官员“俯瞰”老太太
New York Times, October 31, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131031/c31photo/dual/

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 00:32

中国城市化带来的社会成本 (The social costs of China’s urbanization)
Wall Street Journal, October 31, 2013
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20131031/chw122953.asp

毛左批习总智囊刘鹤 不满改革反习李先声 (Mao supporters attack reform plan drafter Liu He as spokesman of American interest)
Voice of America, October 31, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/chinese-leftist-20131031/1780561.html

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 08:34

Apple Drops China Reference from Taiwan Map
Voice of America, October 31, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/apple-drops-china-reference-from-taiwan-map/1780553.html

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 08:34

China Says 5 Jihadis Are Arrested in Beijing Attack
中国官方将天安门撞车案定性为恐怖袭击
New York Times, October 31, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131031/c31crash/dual/

Related:

日媒分析天安门袭击的政治关联 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 31, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131031_japan_media_xinjiang.shtml

China state media calls for stern action after Tiananmen attack
Reuters, October 31, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/31/us-china-tiananmen-idUSBRE99S1DZ20131031

Grievances in Xinjiang
The Wall Street Journal, October 31, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304527504579167880174661694

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 08:34

Chinese censorship's dangerous subtlety
The Guardian, October 31, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/31/china-censorship-weibo

Jane Cohen: China’s air stinks of larger problems
The Providence Journal, October 31, 2013
http://www.providencejournal.com/opinion/commentary/20131031-jane-cohen-chinas-air-stinks-of-larger-problems.ece

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 12:15

China’s anti-pollution drive risks running out of gas
South China Morning Post, October 30, 2013

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 12:15

Closer Look: Why Patients in China Kill Their Doctors
Caixin, October 30, 2013
http://english.caixin.com/2013-10-30/100597552.html

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 12:15

上海600访民集体为沈勇案追凶 近百人被捕抗议扩至北京 (Protest over Shen Yong’s death spreads to Beijing, nearly 100 Shanghai petitioners taken away)
Radio Free Asia, October 30, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl-10292013112152.html

For more information on Shen Yong, see:
Shanghai rights defenders taken by police during protest of Shen Yong’s death
上海维权人士为沈勇之死讨说法 近百人被抓
Human Rights in China, October 29, 2013
EN: http://hrichina.org/content/7019
CH: http://hrichina.org/cn/content/7020

美国会听证郭飞雄案 吁释放中国良心犯 (U.S. Congress holds hearing on Guo Feixiong’s case, calls for release of China’ s prisoners of conscience)
Voice of America, October 30, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/congress-hearing-on-rights-activist-guo-feixiong-20131029/1779681.html

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 12:15

人民网舆情监测室秘书长祝华新:互联网生态治理晴空初现 (People’s Daily Public Sentiment Monitoring Office chief congratulates the government’s “rise” online and opinion leaders’ “decline”)
People’s Daily, October 30, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1030/c1001-23376633.html

Related:
Chinese websites to "spread positive energy"
Xinhua, October 30, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-10/30/c_132844968.htm

马克思主义新闻观教育活动报告会在京举办 (In public lecture, journalists reported on what they learned from “Reporting with View toward Marxism” refresher course)
Xinhua, October 30, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1030/c1001-23380130.html

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 12:15

Hard times: how young criminals are treated says much about the urban-rural gap
The Economist, October 26, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21588402-how-young-criminals-are-treated-says-much-about-urban-rural-gap-hard-times

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 12:15

中国出台司法改革文件强调审判独立 (China issues judiciary reform directive with emphasis on trial independence)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 30, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131029_china_supreme_court.shtml

Related:
最高人民法院关于切实践行司法为民大力加强公正司法不断提高司法公信力的若干意见 (Supreme People’s Court’s Opinions on Strengthening Justice for the People, Raising Credibility of Judicial Fairness)
China Court, October 29, 2013
http://www.rmfyb.com/paper/html/2013-10/29/content_72135.htm

陈永洲案被指多处程序违法 律师观察团拟全程跟踪事件 (Many procedural flaws found in Chen Yongzhou’s case, lawyer-observer groups plan to track case development)
Radio Free Asia, October 30, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-10282013151807.html

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 12:15

Chinese officials remove Tibetan village leaders who protested against crackdown
Radio Free Asia, October 30, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/remove-10292013142123.html

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 12:15

Beijing police accused of sexism towards women drivers
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 30, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24742034

Tradition on Trial
News China, November 2013
http://www.newschinamag.com/magazine/tradition-on-trial

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 12:15

北京警方公布冲撞天安门暴力恐怖袭击案详情
Five detained over Tian'anmen terrorist attack
Xinhua, October 30, 2013
CH: http://news.163.com/13/1030/18/9CF1QFKR0001124J.html
EN: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-10/30/c_132845270.htm

Related:
China says 5 jihadis are arrested in Beijing attack
The New York Times, October 30, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/31/world/asia/china-says-5-jihadis-are-arrested-in-beijing-attack.html

"天安门撞车事件已锁定八名嫌疑人" (8 suspects in custody from Tiananmen jeep crash)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 30, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131030_china_tiananmen_crash.shtml

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 12:15

何清涟:“陈永洲事件”揭开的三重黑暗 (He Qinglian: Chen Yongzhou case reveals 3 big problems)
Voice of America, October 30, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/heiqinlian-20131029/1779285.html

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 09:33

Beijing NGO teaches young rural girls to protect themselves from sexual assault
South China Morning Post, October 29, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1342195/beijing-ngo-teaches-young-rural-girls-protect-themselves-sexual-assault

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 09:33

Chinese official suspended over $115,000 pig trotter tab
Agence France-Presse, October 28, 2013
http://bit.ly/18wTamw

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 09:33

食品安全法修订草案送审稿公开征求意见
Opinions solicited on draft food safety law
Xinhua, October 29, 2013
CH: http://news.eastday.com/c/20131029/u1a7742699.html
EN: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-10/29/c_132842039.htm

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 09:33

报告显示中国留学生美国名校退学率高达25%
Southern Metropolis Daily, October 27, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1027/07/9C65LNUE0001124J.html

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 09:33

China to monitor link between smog and health
Reuters, October 28, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/28/us-china-environment-idUSBRE99R0L320131028

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 09:33

Lawyers challenge judges’ authority in trial of Chinese activists
江西新余非法集会案庭审交锋激烈
New York Times, October 29, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131029/c29trial/dual/

Related:
China puts 3 members of activist group on trial in sign of party intolerance of dissent
Associated Press, October 28, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-puts-3-members-of-activist-group-on-trial-in-sign-of-party-intolerance-of-dissent/2013/10/27/a4818b3e-3f82-11e3-b028-de922d7a3f47_story.html

China trial of anti-corruption activists suspended: lawyer
Agence France-Presse, October 28, 2013
http://bit.ly/17pcfNF

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 09:33

德人权组织要求联合国人权理事会严审中国人权状况
Radio Free Asia, October 29, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/gr-10282013095021.html

China UN Mission smears Uyghur President, says group
Epoch Times, October 28, 2013
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/332168-china-un-mission-smears-uyghur-president-says-group/

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 09:33

Government think tank offers insight into reformist goals
Wall Street Journal, October 28, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/28/report-offers-insight-into-reformist-goals/

Related:
Hopes of market reforms in China tempered by political realities
三中全会市场化改革议程知易行难
New York Times, October 29, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131029/c29reform/dual/

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 09:33

China doctors protest after murder by patient
Agence France-Presse, October 28, 2013
http://bit.ly/1alNfan

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 09:33

Tibetan families still in tents two months after quake
Radio Free Asia, October 28, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/tents-10282013161919.html

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 09:33

Tiananmen jeep crash kills 5, police name Xinjiang suspects
Global Times, October 29, 2013
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/820978.shtml

Related:
“警方称天安门撞车事件嫌疑人系维族”
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 29, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131029_beijing_tiananmen.shtml

China police search for Uighurs after deadly crash
Associated Press, October 29, 2013
http://news.yahoo.com/china-police-search-uighurs-deadly-crash-042042459.html

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 09:33

The U.S. needs a new strategy in addressing China’s human rights
The Washington Post, October 27, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/jared-genser-the-us-needs-a-new-strategy-in-addressing-chinas-human-rights/2013/10/27/58246600-34ef-11e3-8a0e-4e2cf80831fc_story.html

You may never eat street food in China again after watching this video
Washington Post, October 28, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/10/28/you-may-never-eat-street-food-in-china-again-after-watching-this-video/

李克强身处改革十字路口
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/15220/li-ke-qiang-shen-chu-gai-ge-shi-zi-lu-kou

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 15:28

China sex abuse laws: courts seek tougher sentencing on sex abuse cases
International Business Times, October 25, 2013
http://www.ibtimes.com/china-sex-abuse-laws-courts-seek-tougher-sentencing-sex-abuse-cases-1442280

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 15:28

广州:公务员禁入社会组织 离退休后兼职需审批 (Guangzhou bans civil servants from joining NGOs)
Yangtze Evening Post, October 27, 2013
http://news.cnr.cn/native/gd/201310/t20131027_513946392.shtml

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 15:28

Chinese paper apologizes after journalist shown on TV confessing to publishing false reports
Associated Press, October 27, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/chinese-paper-apologizes-after-journalist-shown-on-tv-confessing-to-publishing-false-reports/2013/10/26/4f5818ee-3eba-11e3-b0e7-716179a2c2c7_story.html

Related:
新快报记者收人钱财发表大量失实报道 被依法刑事拘留 (Criminally detained reporter confesses to accepting bribes to publish false reports on CCTV)
Xinhua, October 26, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2013-10/4493916.html
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 15:28

清华教授:中国户籍城镇化率仅27.6% 户籍改革滞后 (Qinghua University’s report: China’s urbanization progressing faster than hukou reform)
Legal Daily, October 28, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1028/c70731-23346759.html

UW professor devises reform in Chinese hukou system
Northwest Asian Weekly, October 25, 2013
http://www.nwasianweekly.com/2013/10/uw-professor-devises-reform-chinese-hukou-system/

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 15:28

邀请曹顺利的日内瓦人权组织谈中国人权 (ISHR disappointed Cao Shunli’s case not raised during China’s UPR after it reported her disappearance to Human Rights Council)
Radio France International, October 28, 2013
http://rfi.my/1eZpwMe

新余庭审第一天 三君子被迫解除律师委托合同 (Three defendants were forced to dismiss their lawyers on first day of trial in Xinyu)
Voice of America, October 26, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/xinyu-activists-followup-20131028/1778410.html

Related:
Trial adjourned for China anti-graft activists
Reuters, October 28, 2013
http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/10/28/china-corruption-idINDEE99R00R20131028/

For more information, see:
Lawyers call for release of three asset transparency advocates, challenge legality of trial delay
律师发表声明 指法院超期羁押刘萍等三人违法侵权
Human Rights in China, October 15, 2013
EN:http://www.hrichina.org/content/6973
CH:http://hrichina.org/cn/content/6974

Xia Yeliang: the China Americans don't see
Wall Street Journal, October 25, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424127887323308504579085611270637836

Protest in Shanghai after unexplained death of detainee
The Telegraph, October 26, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10406517/Protest-in-Shanghai-after-unexplained-death-of-detainee.html

Chinese activist's mom, brother to visit him in US
Associated Press, October 26, 2013
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-activists-mother-brother-plan-us-visit-20690069

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 15:28

China’s reforms leave labor unions behind
The Diplomat, October 24, 2013
http://thediplomat.com/china-power/chinas-reforms-leave-labor-unions-behind/

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 15:28

中国海军第一支核潜艇部队组建42年来首次解密 (China’s navy debuts first nuclear submarines in its 42-year history)
Xinhua, October 27, 2013
http://news.southcn.com/z/2013-10/27/content_82819735.htm

Related:
China displays nuclear submarine fleet for first time
Business Standard, October 28, 2013
http://www.business-standard.com/article/international/china-displays-nuclear-submarine-fleet-for-first-time-113102800392_1.html
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 15:28

国研中心“383”改革方案全文公布 刘鹤领衔起草 (State Council’s Development Research Center unveils reform proposal that reflects the “correct management of government-market relationship”)
China News Service, October 28, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1027/c1001-23338752.html

See the report:
新一轮改革的基本思路和行动方案 (Basic reasoning and action plan of China’s new round of reforms)
China Reform, Cai Xin, October 1, 2013
http://magazine.caixin.com/2013-09-30/100587968.html

Related:
Chinese government think tank pushes for major reforms across all aspects of the economy and life
AFP, October 28, 2013
http://www.businessinsider.com/chinese-think-tank-lays-out-reforms-2013-10

Market awaits "unprecedented" reforms in China
Forbes, October 26, 2013
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2013/10/26/market-awaits-unprecedented-reforms-in-china/?partner=yahootix

Across the party wall
The Economist, October 26, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/asia/21588359-vietnams-communist-party-bit-mess-chinas-may-have-little-teach-it-across

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 15:28

事故还是自杀式抗议?(Tiananmen car crash: an accident or suicide-style protest?)
Deutsche Welle, October 28, 2013
http://bit.ly/Hr2amA

Related pictures:
网上疯传 天安门前爆炸的汽车上携带炸弹 (Tiananmen car accident was a car bombing)
Boxun, October 28, 2013
http://www.peacehall.com/news/gb/china/2013/10/201310282355.shtml#.Um6VBHCsgyp
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 15:28

吴伯雄重申"两岸不是国与国关系" (Elder Taiwan statesman reiterates that cross straits relations are not relations between countries)
Deutsche Welle, October 28, 2013
http://bit.ly/1dDue4s

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 15:28

Uighur Muslims in China arrested for "online jihad"
International Business Times, October 28, 2013
http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/517429/20131028/china-internet-jihad-online-xinjiang-province-muslim.htm

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 15:28

Economic rather than political reform to be focus of CPC meeting
China Times, October 27, 2013
http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20131027000003&cid=1701&MainCatID=17

Can China escape its choking air pollution?
Washington Post, October 26, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/can-china-escape-its-choking-air-pollution/2013/10/25/258ea032-3c35-11e3-b7ba-503fb5822c3e_story.html

陈永洲事件掀起“滥用公权”问题的讨论 (Chen Yongzhou incident prompts discussion about "abuse of public authority")
Radio France International, October 28, 2013
http://rfi.my/HoBbsM

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 10:40

山东省高院逐条评判薄熙来上诉理由 裁定驳回上诉维持原判
People’s Daily, October 25, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1025/c1001-23326857.html

Related:
薄熙来案二审裁定书(全文)(Second instance verdict on Bo Xilai’s case [full text]))
People’s Daily, October 25, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1025/c1001-23326738.html
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 10:40

库克:中国媒体审查如何影响境外媒体?(Sara Cook: how does China’s media censorship affect overseas media?)
Deutsch Welle, October 25, 2013
http://bit.ly/1drMNsh

See related report:
The Long Shadow of Chinese Censorship: How the Communist Party’s Media Restrictions Affect News Outlets Around the World
Center for International Media Assistance, October 22, 2013
http://freedomhouse.org/sites/default/files/CIMA-China_Sarah%20Cook_10_22_13.pdf

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 10:40

最高法公布3起惩处性侵害未成年人犯罪案例 (Supreme Court announces sentences of 3 convicted of sexual abuse of minors, one receives death)
Xinhua, October 25, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131024/u1a7733266.html

最高法:不能以是否给钱区分嫖宿幼女罪与强奸罪 (Supreme Court: payment cannot justify rape of girls under 14 years as prostitution)
Beijing News, October 25, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1025/c1001-23321567.html

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 10:40

中共以不断创新强化“巡视”反腐
Xinhua, October 24, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2013-10/24/c_117861898.htm

Chinese village builds seven-floor government office
The Telegraph, October 24, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10402088/Chinese-village-builds-seven-floor-government-office.html

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 09:13

Response to a City’s Smog Points to a Change in Chinese Attitude
The New York Times, October 24, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/25/world/asia/smoggy-days-in-harbin-prompt-quick-reaction.html

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 09:13

In rare move, China regulator voices concern for detained reporter
Reuters, October 24, 2013
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/10/24/uk-china-reporter-idUKBRE99N0D020131024

See statement:
国家新闻出版广电总局、中国记协高度关注《新快报》记者被刑拘 (The General Association of Press and Publishing and All China Journalists Association deeply concerned about the criminal detention of a New Express reporter)
GAPP, October 24, 2013
http://www.gapp.gov.cn/news/1656/159108.shtml

Related:
Chinese newspaper continues campaign to free reporter
The Telegraph, October 24, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10401753/Chinese-newspaper-continues-campaign-to-free-reporter.html

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 09:13

上海维权人士沈勇被黑保安和民警毒打后死亡
Radio Free Asia, October 25, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/hc-10242013130631.html

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 09:13

China won’t lose its "voice" despite new TV restrictions
Wall Street Journal, October 25, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/10/25/china-wont-lose-its-voice-despite-new-tv-restrictions/

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 09:13

联合国成员国敦促中国改善人权状况
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 25, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131025_china_human_rights_un.shtml

Activists slam China's human rights record amid UN review
Radio Free Asia, October 23, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/review-10232013110140.html

China defends record at U.N. Human Rights Council; others beg to differ
Agence France-Presse, October 23, 2013
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/10/23/world/china-defends-record-at-u-n-human-rights-council-others-beg-to-differ/

UN-real: Saudi Arabia, China among nations vying for seats on Human Rights Council
Fox, October 22, 2013
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/10/22/un-real-saudi-arabia-china-among-nations-vying-for-seats-on-human-rights/

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 09:13

Chinese villagers protest against land deal in Yunnan
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 25, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24669447

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 09:13

中国近20年来首次修改消费者权益保护法
China News Service, October 25, 2013
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2013/10-25/5424916.shtml

Related:
China overhauls consumer protection laws
Reuters, October 25, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/25/us-china-consumer-law-idUSBRE99O05E20131025

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 09:13

消失中的村落:山西盂县宽坪村仅剩九口人
People’s Daily, October 25, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1025/c1001-23324420.html

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 09:13

China’s bystander problem: Another death after crowd ignores woman in peril
Washington Post, October 24, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/10/24/chinas-bystander-problem-another-death-after-crowd-ignores-woman-in-peril/

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 09:13

Wide acclaim for China's state-centered, collective human rights
Huffington Post, October 24, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/aaron-rhodes/wide-acclaim-for-china_b_4144477.html

英媒:同唱赞美诗歌的中国和梵蒂冈
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 25, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/press_review/2013/10/131024_press_vatican_china.shtml

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 09:45

18央企上市公司招待费超31亿 内部人称吃喝玩乐 (Eighteen listed central enterprises spent over RMB 3.1 billion on entertainment in 2012)
China Security, October 24, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131024/u1a7731775.html

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 09:45

最高法等发布意见严惩幼女性侵、校园性侵等行为
China Orders Severe Penalties for Child Abuse
Xinhua, Ocober 24, 2013
CH: http://news.eastday.com/c/20131024/u1a7732662.html
EN: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-10/24/c_132828042.htm

Chinese children die in school wall collapse
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 24, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24649333

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 09:45

China to send air pollution inspection teams to provinces
South China Morning Post, October 24, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1338763/china-send-air-pollution-inspection-teams-provinces

China hit by another airpocalypse as air pollution cancer link confirmed
The Guardian, October 24, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/chinas-choice/2013/oct/24/china-airpocalypse-harbin-air-pollution-cancer

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 09:45

《新快报》醒目标题呼吁警方释放记者陈永洲
Chinese Newspaper Asks Police to Free Detained Reporter
The New York Times, October 24, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131024/c24reporter/dual/

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 09:45

“党报批港占中勾结台独是不了解台湾” (Party papers accuse Occupy Cental organisers of “colluding with Taiwan Separatists”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 24, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131024_china_hongkong_taiwan_occupy.shtml

Related:
Occupy group's flirt with Taipei slammed
The Standard, October 24, 2013
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp?we_cat=11&art_id=138829&sid=40700216&con_type=1&d_str=20131024&fc=4

記協不滿無公布梁振英北京期間行程 (HK journalists association disgruntled over undisclosed Beijing trip of chief executive)
Radio Hong Kong, October 24, 2013
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20131024/news_20131024_55_958812.htm

See the Statement:
記協不滿特區政府隱瞞特首之訪京行程 (HK journalists association angered by secrecy of HK chief executive’s Beijing trip)
Hong Kong Journalists Association, October 24, 2013
http://www.hkja.org.hk/site/portal/Site.aspx?id=A1-1123&lang=en-US
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 09:45

浙江中国民主党人士吕耿松被国保带走并被抄家 (Zhejiang democratic party member Lu Gengsong taken by police, home searched)
Radio Free Asia, October 24, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/hc-10232013133412.html

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 09:45

联合国:代表称中国不存在任意拘留、强迫失踪 (UN: China says there are no arbitrary detentions or enforced disappearances)
Free More News, October 23, 2013
http://cn.fmnnow.com/2013/10/23/17422/

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 09:45

国信办查处人民内参网等31家网站 ()
Xinhua, October 24, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131024/u1a7732704.html

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 09:45

Running dog eat dog: Nationalists, united against Western media bias, are divided over money
The Economist, October 19, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21588102-nationalists-united-against-western-media-bias-are-divided-over-money-running-dog-eat-dog?fsrc=rss

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 09:45

Chinese police injured in clash with villagers
云南发生群体性事件 多名警察受伤
Reuters, October 24, 2013
EN:http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/23/us-china-unrest-idUSBRE99M0LA20131023
CH:http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNE99N06I20131024

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 09:45

达赖喇嘛与华人作家在纽约举行对话会
Voice of America, October 24, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/dalai-lama-20131023/1775373.html

Tibetan trio jailed for preventing police from stopping self-immolation
Radio Free Asia, October 23, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/jail-10232013205242.html

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 09:45

Insight: China party's secretive judicial system laid bare in torture case
Reuters, October 23, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/24/us-china-corruption-insight-idUSBRE99M1LG20131024

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 09:48

China makes dramatic progress in reducing child mortality: report
Xinhua, October 23, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-10/23/c_132824386.htm

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 09:48

中铁建8亿招待费处分66人 网友追责招待了谁
Eight disciplined in China railway construction scandal
South China Morning Post, October 23, 2013 Want China Times, October 23, 2013
CH: http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/14929/zhong-tie-jian-8yi-zhao-dai-fei-chu-fen-66ren-wang-you-zhui-ze-zhao-dai-liao-shui
EN: http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20131022000116&cid=1103

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 09:48

Google unveils tools to access web from repressive countries
谷歌宣布将用新技术保护互联网言论自由
Time, October 21, 2013
EN: http://business.time.com/2013/10/21/google-digital-rebels/
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/10/131022_google_uproxy.shtml

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 09:48

2016年北京高考改革方案:英语100分语文180分 ()
Xinhua, October 23, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/local/2013-10/4471805.html

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 09:48

环境公益诉讼主体究竟放宽了多少 (How does draft amendment make public interest groups sue polluters easier exactly)
Beijing News, October 22, 2013
http://cdb.org.cn/newsview.php?id=8085

Related:
Change to law may make it easier to sue polluters
China Daily, October 22, 2013
http://www.ecns.cn/2013/10-22/85156.shtml

Video: China’s “hazardous” smog at 10X safe level
Bloomberg, October 23, 2013
http://www.bloomberg.com/video/china-s-hazardous-smog-at-10x-safe-level-XRg1i5UwRxeJPiM~zDcLyA.html

China’s mountains of construction rubble
中国大城市正被建筑垃圾包围
New York Times, October 23, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131023/c23rubble/dual/

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 09:48

《新快报》头版整版呼吁湖南警方释放记者
Chinese newspaper calls for police to release reporter
xkb.com.cn, October 23, 2013
Voice of America, October 23, 2013

CH: http://epaper.xkb.com.cn/
EN: http://www.voanews.com/content/chinese-newspaper-calls-for-police-to-release-reporter/1775073.html

Related:
中国记协促当局调查陈永洲被拘事件 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 23, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131023_chen_yongzhou_arrest.shtml
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 09:48

北大解聘夏業良 台大教授抗議 ()
United Daily News, October 23, 2013
http://udn.com/NEWS/MAINLAND/MAI1/8243560.shtml

Related:
视频专访:夏业良怒斥官媒泼污 称校方解聘理由荒唐
Voice of America, October 22, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/voa-interview-xiayeliang-20131022/1774393.html
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 09:48

人权报告:中国政府又一次外交表演()
Deutsche Welle, October 23, 2013
http://bit.ly/16t87LG

昂山素季时隔23年亲领萨哈罗夫人权奖 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 22, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/10/131022_suukyi_eu_sakharov.shtml

China’s human rights record challenged at UN
Voice of America, October 22, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-defends-record-before-un-human-rights-council/1774419.html

China challenged over human rights record at United Nations
The Guardian, October 22, 2013
http://www.news-republic.com/Web/ArticleWeb.aspx?regionid=3&articleid=14488350

West criticizes, China defends human rights record at U.N.
Reuters, October 22, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/22/us-china-rights-idUSBRE99L01220131022

Related:
ICT highlights Tibet’s lack of civil society on the eve of China’s rights review in Geneva
International Campaign for Tibet, October 22, 2013
http://www.savetibet.org/ict-highlights-tibets-lack-of-civil-society-on-the-eve-of-chinas-rights-review-in-geneva/

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 09:48

“中国新闻审查跨向海外”
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 23, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/10/131023_freedomhouse_china_media.shtml

See related reports:
The Long Shadow of Chinese Censorship: How the Communist Party’s Media Restrictions Affect News Outlets Around the World
Sara Cook, Center for International Media Assistance, October 22, 2013
http://freedomhouse.org/sites/default/files/CIMA-China_Sarah%20Cook_10_22_13.pdf

CCTV’s International Expansion: China’s Grand Strategy for Media?
Anne Nelson, Center for International Media Assistance, October 22, 2013
http://www.chinafile.com/cctv-s-international-expansion-china-s-grand-strategy-media

官方学者批丑化毛 作者隔洋下战书辩论 ()
South China Morning Post, October 23, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/14964/guan-fang-xue-zhe-pi-chou-hua-mao-zuo-zhe-ge-yang-xia-zhan-shu-bian-lun

我国首部新闻记者培训教材出版 具4个鲜明特点 ()
People’s Daily, October 22, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1022/c1001-23285160.html

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 09:48

China, Israel have similar water problems, says visiting Chinese official
The Jerusalem Post, October 22, 2013
http://www.jpost.com/Enviro-Tech/China-Israel-have-similar-water-problems-says-visiting-Chinese-official-329478

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 09:48

Q. & A.: Yang Fenggang on the "Oxford Consensus" and public trust in China
基督教学者杨凤岗谈“牛津共识”
New York Times, October 23, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131023/c23yangfenggang/dual/

China's ridiculous war on Starbucks lattes
央视炮轰星巴克报道遭吐槽“转移视线”
Foreign Policy, October 21, 2013
Global Times, October 23, 2013

EN: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/10/21/china_s_ridiculous_war_on_starbucks_lattes
CH: http://news.eastday.com/c/20131023/u1a7729042.html

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 09:48

被强制结扎引发严重后遗症 江西农家讲述悲惨遭遇()
Radio Free Asia, October 23, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/aw-10222013144627.html

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 09:48
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 09:38

”China Factor” shows Beijing’s long reach in media censorship
Radio Free Asia, October 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/censorship-10212013184935.html

Authors accept censors’ rules to sell in China
向中国审查制度低头,外国作家的艰难抉择
The New York Times, October 22, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131021/c21censorship/dual/

Related:
A Book Review by Hu Ping: Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China
胡平评《邓小平时代》
Human Rights in China, July 2013
EN: http://hrichina.org/crf/article/6746
CH: http://hrichina.org/cn/crf/article/6744

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 09:38

美国名校教授建议请被北大解聘的夏业良做访问学者
Radio Free Asia, October 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/aw-10212013135910.html

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 09:38

封从德:夏业良事件说明中共对公共知识分子和互联网的恐惧
Radio Free Asia, October 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ck-10222013100312.html

央视Twitter帐户被黑
Reuters, October 22, 2013
http://cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNE99L07K20131022

Related:
China's Zhou Yongkang: state TV deletes “incorrect” tweet
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 22, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24621272

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 09:38

中国:一边接受人权审议 一边逮捕人权人士
Deutsche Welle, October 22, 2013
http://bit.ly/19YGogY

China defends human rights record at United Nations
中国承认推进人权挑战多但强调成绩
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 22, 2013
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-24611657
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131022_unhr_china_humanrights.shtml

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 09:38

Human rights abuses and land grab claims fail to stop Myanmar-China Gas Pipeline Opening
The International Business Times, October 22, 2013
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/515595/20131021/myanmar-china-gas-pipeline.htm

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 09:38

China tries to clean up toxic legacy of its rare earth riches
The New York Times, October 22, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/23/business/international/china-tries-to-clean-up-toxic-legacy-of-its-rare-earth-riches.html

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 09:38

从薄夏王案看中国刑事司法之公正
The New York Times, October 22, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131022/cc22xiaohan/

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 09:38

China says Tibet policy "correct", no turning back
中国第10次发布西藏问题白皮书
Reuters, October 22, 2013 (English)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 22, 2013 (Chinese)
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/22/us-china-tibet-idUSBRE99L04N20131022
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131022_un_china_tibet.shtml

Related:
国新办发布西藏的发展与进步白皮书(全文)
State Council Information Office, October 22, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-10-22/102628499310.shtml

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 09:38
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 10:31

UK nuclear power plant gets go-ahead
英政府批准中国公司参与投资的新核电站计划
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 21, 2013
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24604218
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/uk/2013/10/131021_uk_n_plant_go_ahead.shtml

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 10:31

How foreign authors are willing to bow to China's censors
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1336182/how-foreign-authors-are-willing-bow-chinas-censors

Related:
A Book Review by Hu Ping: Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China
胡平评《邓小平时代》 Human Rights in China, July 2013
EN: http://hrichina.org/crf/article/6746
CH: http://hrichina.org/cn/crf/article/6744

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 10:31

江西瑞昌教师猥亵七女童一审判囚14年 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 19, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131019_china_molesting_sentence.shtml

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 10:31

Chinese city paralysed by smog
The Guardian, October 21, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/21/chinese-city-paralysed-by-smog

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