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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


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

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.

The Economist
on the statistical perils of a leap year in China.
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.

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.

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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