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PUBLISHED : Thursday, 25 April, 2013, 6:46am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

China news round-up: India border stand-off continues, Tibetan self-immolations reported


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

Foreign Affairs
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vows to protect the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands.
New York Times
After three days of talks, the US top military officer said that he believed China wanted to limit the nuclear ambitions of North Korea.
Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
Mandiant says Chinese hacking has not diminished over the last months.

China - India
China News Service*
Chinese troops have not entered Indian territory, says China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Times of India
China has been angered by an Indian bid to build infrastructure at the border. 
The Indian Express
India is likely to seek a meeting on the issue this week.

Global Post
Opportunistic Indians ride China's economic boom.
Beijing News*
Huawei denies it has given up on the US.
Financial Times
Cosmetics groups move into China's 3rd-tier cities.
Global Times
China Eastern Airbus makes maiden flight fuelled by gutter oil.

Former Norinco head becomes Chongqing deputy party secretary.
New York Times
Chinese officials order the questioning of exiled dissident Chen Guangcheng's relatives.
Beijing News*
The second official to die while being investigated had suffered a heart attack, says a local propaganda official.

The World Health Organisation says new bird strain is "one of most lethal" flu viruses.
Foreign Policy
Is China covering up another flu pandemic or getting it right this time? asks Laurie Garrett.
KFC-parent Yum expects sales to recover by fourth quarter after bird flu scare.

Asia News
Nepal promises China to crack down on Tibetan refugees.
Radio Free Asia
Three further Tibetan self-immolations reported in Aba, Sichuan.

China Digital Times
Saying of the week: I’m late.
China Media Project
Will we all be “dreamed away”?
After a decade of government by slogan, the Chinese public wants substance, writes Min Xinpei.

Earthquake photo-series
Southern Metropolis Daily*
A review of Chinese premiers visiting earthquake-struck areas.
Boston Globe - The Big Picture
Striking photo-series of the Yaan earthquake.


* denotes articles in Chinese language.


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