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PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 09 April, 2013, 6:38am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

China remembers Thatcher and inks new strategic partnership with Cambodia

BIO

Patrick Boehler has written for Foreign Policy, Time, Bloomberg, Le Monde Diplomatique and the Chinese weekly Shidai Zhoubao. He has covered Southeast Asia for the Austrian daily Wiener Zeitung and China's relations with Myanmar for the Myanmese magazine The Irrawaddy, reporting from the trenches of the Kachin civil war and Yangon's tea houses. He began his reporting career in Kuala Lumpur with the Malaysian online news portal Malaysiakini. Before moving to Hong Kong, he worked for Austria's ministries of defence and foreign affairs in Beijing. He studied in Milan, Vienna, Beijing and Hong Kong.
 

Margaret Thatcher
Global Times
remembers Lady Thatcher as having "managed to understand that China is not Argentina and Hong Kong is not the Falklands"
Beijing News*
calls Thatcher the "uncompromising Iron Lady."
Southern Metropolis Daily*
quotes Thatcher: "Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth."

 

Environment
Economic Observer
China needs to slow down for the sake of its environment, says scholar.
Beijing News*
Beijing is growing too fast, says the city's Deputy Party Secretary.

 

Civil Society
Woeser's Blog*
The Tibetan activist shows leaflets of a new campaign against self-immolations. 
China Media Project
carries an English-language translation of an article by former Southern Weekly columnist Xiao Shu on the recent Open Letter on Human Rights.
Radio Free Asia*
Still no news from the four demonstrators detained since last week after publicly calling for officials to declare their assets in Beijing.
Southern Metropolis Daily*
Ministry of Justice bans the testing of medicine on drug addicts.

 

H7N9
Xinhua
Migratory birds may have carried H7N9 into China, says the Ministry of Agriculture's chief veterinarian.
CNN
Laurie Garrett lists inconsistencies in the information released by Chinese authorities on the avian flu.
China Youth Daily*
The vocal daily makes a case for allowing public criticism of how the government is handling the issue.

 

Cambodia
New York Times
As wages are rising in China, investors move to Southeast Asia.
Cambodia Daily
Cambodian police arrested 39 Chinese nationals suspected of participating in a telecommunications extortion ring.
Xinhua
China and Cambodia sign a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Agreement, aim to almost double bilateral trade by 2017.

 

Sports
Wall Street Journal
Chinese boxing star Zou Shiming talks about his role models and his nickname.
New York Times
14-year old Guan Tianlang is the youngest ever participant at the Masters Golf Tournament.

 

* denotes articles in Chinese language

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