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PUBLISHED : Thursday, 04 April, 2013, 5:58am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Expert says H7N9 won't be SARS 2.0 and officials promise accurate information


Patrick Boehler has published on China and Southeast Asia in four languages for publications in the US, Europe and Asia. After stints with Austria's ministries of defence and foreign affairs in Vienna and Beijing, he began his reporting career in Kuala Lumpur with the Malaysian online news portal Malaysiakini and, later, The Irrawaddy Magazine, a Myanmar exile publication in Thailand. He holds a doctorate in political science and has taught journalism at the University of Hong Kong. Follow him on Twitter: @mrbaopanrui

Shanghai Party Secretary Han Zheng promises to release "authoritative, accurate" information.
21st Century Business Herald*
SARS expert Zhong Nanshan says that this disease won't be SARS 2.0.
China News Service*
Developing a vaccine for H7N9 will take at least half a year, says official in charge of health emergencies.
Associated Press
H7N9 mutates and might infect mammals.
Council on Foreign Relations
China fails to offer a "viable, sustainable alternative" to current global health governance, writes Huang Yanzhong


Economic Observer
Beijing taxi drivers may soon get relief with a long-overdue price hike.
The Guardian
China doesn't need any more airports, writes scholar Wang Tao.
Bloomberg News
Adelson’s Vegas Sands faces trial over Macau licensing.
Radio Free Asia
Laos agrees to continue negotiations with China on Southeast Asia rail link loan.


Civil Society
BBC News*
News of a memorial in Hebei for the victims of the Tian'anmen Massacre emerge.
Southern Metropolis Daily*
Labour rights activist Zhao Haichao is critically ill.
Financial Times
China is losing virtual propaganda war.


China Dialogue
Will China’s new premier Li Keqiang improve the environment?
Huasheng Chenbao*
Yunnan's odorous "milk river" water quality is within benchmark levels, says local environmental department.
China welcomes EU delaying the enforcement of its emission-trading system for international flights.


* denotes articles in Chinese language.



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