Sydney Consulate stormed

Tibetan Protestors Storm Chinese Consulate in Sydney Global Times: Editorial: Sydney police that let mob attack consulate failed to do their duty According to Western media, a group of Tibetan students and former political prisoners stormed the Chinese consulate in Sydney and pulled down the Chinese national flag on Wednesday. Eight of the over 50 … more

Ghosts of a purge

Xi at the Helm Caixin: 习近平视察徐才厚服役旧地 再提肃清影响 (Xi Jinping inspects Xu Caihou’s old Army unit, once again raising the ghosts of the purge) Internet Censorship China File: Taming the Flood: How China’s Leaders ‘Guide’ Public Opinion University of Toronto: Politics, Rumors, and Ambiguity: Tracking Censorship on WeChat’s Public Accounts Platform ‘This report offers the first … more

Fengshui master murder mystery deepens

Celebrity Fengshui Master Suspected in Murder Case “大师”王林被警方带走 曾被传在床上为女星开光 “气功大师”王林被警方带走调查 反目弟子死亡 People’s Daily: Mysterious Chinese Fengshui Master Involved in Murder Case Self-proclaimed Fengshui master Wang Lin was found to be involved in an abduction and murder case, local police confirmed on Wednesday. The victim, last name Zou, used to be Wang’s follower and … more

Polluting ideas and historical nihilism

Polluting ideas and historical nihilism Historical Nihilism and Yanhuang chunqiu 炎黄春秋 (late 2014 to mid 2015) 研究:我国意识形态面临哪些风险? Radio Free Asia: Chinese Magazine Warned by Censors, Future Now Uncertain Utopia: 纪念抗日战争70周年——批判历史虚无主义座谈会 军刊发文起底《炎黄春秋》:兜售历史虚无主义的大本营 中国共产党的失误并不是不能说,但一定要进行系统、具体、历史的分析。当事后诸葛亮是容易的,苛求前人也是容易的。历史地看,中国共产党与其领导人所犯的错误,主要是由于经验不足和历史的局限所造成的,而不是党的领导地位和社会主义制度本身造成的。中国共产党所经历的曲折和犯过的错误,并不是党的本质和主流。总的来说,中国共产党的历史还是光辉的历史。作为一个对人民负责的无产阶级政党,中国共产党从来都能正视自己的错误,并且注意从自己所犯的错误中学习并汲取教训。… 在如何看待中国近代史的革命问题上,替中国近代统治阶级翻案,否定中国革命的必然性和合理性。这也是一种历史虚无主义。 Tourism or terrorism? New York Times: China Says Detained Tourists Were Watching Terrorist Propaganda A group of foreign tourists, including … more

The conspiracies behind rights lawyers

Rights lawyers People’s Daily: 揭开“维权”事件的黑幕 New York Times: Chinese Authorities Detain and Denounce Rights Lawyers, People’s Daily Details Allegations Against Lawyers Detained in China Global Times: US sings old tune over radical lawyers Taiwan Focus Taiwan: China against US-Taiwan cooperation At this regular news conference held by China’s Defense Ministry on June 25th, the message … more

Stock market woes

Stock markets Washington Post: In China, hostile foreign forces blamed for bursting stock market bubble The Beijing News: 证监会:外资做空A股传闻不实 Closer Look: Gov’t Had No Reason to Intervene in Stock Market Turbulence Closer Look: Gov’t Had No Reason to Intervene in Stock Market Turbulence Xinhua: China Headlines: Shares regain territory in tug-of-war between bulls, bears China … more

The National Security Law

National security law Xinhua: China adopts new law on national security New York Times: Security Law Suggests a Broadening of China’s ‘Core Interests’ China Law Translate: National Security Law Canberra Times: China approves sweeping security law, bolstering communist rule Xi at the Helm People’s Daily: 人民日报“任理轩”文章阐述“四个全面”四大“新飞跃” Ideological war People’s Daily: “中国崩溃论”:西方的意识形态武器 “China collapse theories: an … more

The Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act

Pollution People’s Daily: 新闻早知道】人大常委会第十五次会议今日召开 刑法修正引关注 The Fifteenth Meeting of the Second Session of the NPC Standing Committee is to continue its consideration of the draft National Security Law, a revised draft of the draft the Criminal Law Amendment, the draft cybersecurity law, and a new the Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act. Hacking and cyberwar Reuters: Hunt … more

Dog meat

Hong Kong Global Times: Hong Kong lawmakers reject vote reform planBelow is the full text of the article. Legislators in Hong Kong have rejected a reform proposal on methods to select the city’s next chief executive in 2017, on June 18. Xinhua: 香港特区行政长官普选法案因少数议员阻挠未获通过 Wall Street Journal: Why Did Pro-Beijing Lawmakers Walk Out of the Hong … more

Xi: China-Australia FTA will result in close win-win cooperation

Australia Economic Observer: 结束十年马拉松 中澳自贸协定最终签署 2015-06-17 12:38 来源:经济观察网 作者:吴海珊 编辑:经济观察网 Xinhua: Chinese, Australian leaders exchange congratulations on landmark FTA Xi said the signing of the China-Australia FTA will provide a better platform and an improved institutional guarantee for the two countries to complement each other with advantages and conduct close win-win cooperation. Xinhua: 习近平主席与澳大利亚总理阿博特就两国正式签署中澳自贸协定互致贺信 Chatham … more