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PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 23 April, 2013, 7:06am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

China news round-up: Donors turn to private charities, land conflicts grip Henan

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.
 

Yaan Earthquake
New York Times
Chinese seek out private charities for their donations.
Tech in Asia
Google, Baidu and others set up ‘People Finder’ boards after the earthquake.
Financial Times
Earthquake volunteers are being turned away.
Southern Metropolis Daily*
Foreign Ministry says there are no foreign rescue workers on the ground.

Economy
The Economist
on the statistical perils of a leap year in China.
Caixin
Large companies are still 'slow to use weibo to respond to bad news'.
Economic Observer
A series of land seizure conflicts grips Henan.
Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
Pickles-maker Chongqing Fuling's stock price soars after Premier Li Keqiang is seen eating the Sichuan-style preserved pickles.

Culture
The Guardian
DreamWorks plans to film He Ma's popular series of Chinese novels.
Southern Metropolis Daily
Hu Deping turns book sale into charity auction.
Der Spiegel
Chinese football aims to score with international talent.

Opinion
21st Century Business Herald*
China's NGOs should be given more leeway to develop.
Beijing News*
How the Red Cross reacts to the Yaan earthquake is a test for its credibility.
Sydney Morning Herald
China needs to do much more to foster alternative education models.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.

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