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PUBLISHED : Thursday, 09 May, 2013, 6:39am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

China news round-up: Riot police quell protest in Beijing, Baidu expands in Indonesia

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.
 

Street protest in Beijing
Weibo*
Posts sharing the dead woman's photo go viral.
People's Daily*
Police is investigating the cause of death.
Global Times
Beijing protest sparked by alleged suicide.
New York Times
Police quell protest in Beijing over woman’s death.

Politics
China Business News*
Study points to rampant corruption in the Chinese legal system.
Southern Weekly*
China Railway Construction Corp. said its 800 million yuan entertainment expenditure was in compliance with regulations. 
Global Times
HIV, STDs are no longer a barrier to teaching in Guangdong.

Civil society
People's Daily Online*
Filmmaker Zhang Yimou is being investigated for breaching one-child policy rules.
Uighurbiz*
reports heightened security measures in Kashgar.
Caixin
WeChat will remain free, Tencent chairman pledges.

Economy
Financial Times
China trade growth raises data concerns.
People's Daily Online*
Housing market prices set to be "out of control", warns Academy of Social Sciences report.
Bloomberg News
Mengniu is set to buy Modern Dairy stake to better control milk quality.
Tech in Asia
China’s largest search engine Baidu just made its first move into Indonesia.

Foreign affairs
Daily NK
A senior North Korean official was refused meetings with Chinese officials during a visit to Beijing.
The Guardian
The Brics bank has the potential to change how development is done.
Associated Press
China and India's rivalry extends to the Arctic.
Haaretz
Netanyahu's staff has been feeding the Israeli media glowing updates about the PM's visit to China, presenting as spontaneous what was actually staged.

Opinion
Global Times
Commentary: China plays a greater role in the Middle East.
Foreign Policy
China's latest border squabble with India could set Asia on edge.
Der Spiegel
EU solar panel tariffs against China will do little more than give European companies a short-lived boost.
Time.com
China can posture, but can’t bring peace to the Middle East.

Culture
Time Weekly*
Who wins from bringing back the Yuanmingyuan statues to China?
New York Times
Beijing battles to become an art capital.
 

* denotes articles in Chinese language

 

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