China news round-up: China closes N Korean bank account, Mo Yan 'just wants to write'
Southern Metropolis Daily*
reports on the State Bureau for Letters and Calls trying to abolish its controversial grading system.
China News Service*
Petitioners may not be intercepted in public spaces, says a member of the Central Discipline Inspection Commission.
The White House "cannot be the foreign 'petition office' of China". (Zhu Ling case)
Xiaoxiang Morning News*
Survey: 80 per cent of urban residents want to move to away from large cities.
China Labour Bulletin
Strikes and worker protests in China’s service sector are increasing.
Voice of America*
Activist Chen Yunfei is missing.
Fei Chang Dao
Posts about Liu Xiaobo's brother-in-law disappear from Sina Weibo.
Baidu makes a $370 million move to become China's YouTube.
In June, China will begin an experiment in emissions trading when Shenzhen's pilot scheme kicks off.
Shuttlecock manufacturers in China say the spread of the H9N7 bird-flu virus has led to a feather shortage.
Gold imports by China from Hong Kong more than doubled to an all-time high before the April price slump.
David Cameron 'must apologise' for meeting Dalai Lama to restore diplomatic relations with China.
China could soon replace Germany as Russia's largest destination for natural gas exports.
China has raised concerns about European Union plans to negotiate an free trade deal with the United States.
China has been rapidly expanding its presence in Latin America.
questions Japan's sovereignty over the Ryukyu Islands.
The Ladakh border stand-off brought India closer to the US.
China will bankroll the construction of a railway line from a Myanmar port to Yunnan.
Bank of China stops business with a North Korean bank.
* denotes articles in Chinese language.