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China news round-up: Hacker group linked to cyber attacks, Shanghai Jahwa chairman retires

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 18 September, 2013, 7:44am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 18 September, 2013, 7:50am

Lawyers for the family of a businessman who died while in Communist Party custody were kicked out of court during the trial of the interrogators accused in his death.
China Development Brief
The thrust of social management innovation may be to create top-down, institutionalized partnerships with NGOs that fall into “acceptable” categories.
Beijing Youth Daily*
Tianjin's department of health orders doctors to provide three choices of baby formula in an effort to reduce corruption.
Chongqing Daily*
The city's discipline inspection commission bans officials from "spreading of pornographic information".

Researchers have discovered a group of highly sophisticated hackers operating for hire out of China.
Radio Free Asia
A Sichuan court has sentenced three Tibetans to jail for up to four years for pulling down the Chinese flag and raising the banned Tibetan flag in its place.
China has over 200 "cancer villages" due to water pollution.
Beijing Times*
Almost half a million migrant workers have moved away from Beijing last year, according to the Beijing Statistics Bureau.

Financial Times
Harsh spotlight cast on PetroChina's flaws could prompt a beneficial clean-up.
Wall Street Journal
Novartis's eye-care division Alcon has opened an investigation into allegations that members of its Chinese staff bribed doctors at hundreds of hospitals in China.
Economic Observer
Commentary: China is not the answer to Apple's problems.
China Securities Daily*
Ge Wenyao, chairman of the cosmetics manufacturer Shanghai Jahwa, announces his retirement.

Foreign affairs
Chosun Ilbo
North Korea's de-facto chief diplomat Kim Kye-gwan visited Beijing on Monday for the second time in three months.
Jakarta Post
Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi to arrive in Jakarta today for a three-day tour of Indonesia.
Radio Free Asia
Six Vietnamese Falun Gong followers detained while traveling illegally in China have been deported home.
Foreign Ministry spokesman comments on news reports on British intelligence activities in Hong Kong.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.