Morning Clicks
PUBLISHED : Monday, 08 April, 2013, 6:31am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Provinces react to stumbling pork prices and supermarkets abroad restrict milk powder sale


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

Dahe Daily*
Experts advise against excessive consumption of Chinese tradition medicine banlangen. (Background)
China Post
Airlines flying to Taiwan are told not to refuse fevered fliers.
China Digital Times
Netizens mock CCTV for not reporting on bird flu.

Boao Forum
China's sovereign investment fund President Gao Xiqing says the fund has stopped buying European bonds.
Beijing News*
Tencent's Liu Chiping vows not to charge users for WeChat usage.
China Post
China ires Taiwan by changing the opening ceremony's protocol.

Beijing Times*
More than 20 provinces start storing pork to stabilise plunging prices.
Baosteel on the process made in scaling down excessive steel production in China.
Beijing Times*
Ministry of Finance says it is investigating nine central government departments for abuse of tax exemptions.
Bloomberg News
Chinese local government debt might be twice as high as reported in 2011.
Hong Kong nets only small fry for laundering illegal Chinese money.

Food safety
People's Daily Online*
Chinese milk producer Mengniu's chairman says Hong Kong's milk powder restrictions bring opportunities to the mainland industry.
Financial Times
Supermarkets in the UK and Australia restrict milk powder sales.
Yunnan cracks down on gutter oil production.

China Newsweek
Every 6 minutes another person in China is diagnosed with cancer
The Caijing magazine visits a women's labour camp in Liaoning province.
Beijing News*
A critical look at overpriced liquor reserved "for official use" in Guizhou.
Asahi Shimbun
Jiangsu court frees activist lawyer Wang Quanhzhuang after two days of detention. (Background)

Seeing Red in China
Beijng-based scholar Mo Zhixu writes about China's coming "information totalitarianism."
The Independent
Shanghai-based CCTV presenter  Isobel Yeung says China's economic policies in Inner Mongolia are not tyrannical.
Southern Metropolis Daily*
Chinese people's political convictions are different to those of foreigners, says Zhao Qizheng, former head of the State Council Information Office.
Taipei Times
With Xi Jinping and the princelings in power, Chinese politics are headed for a period of instability, argues Tian'anmen student leader Wang Dan.

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