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PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 14 May, 2013, 6:54am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

China news round-up: Party warns of Western values, activist lawyers disappear

BIO

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
 

Politics
New York Times
China warns against ‘dangerous’ Western values.
People's Daily Online*
Ex-Chongqing deputy police chief Tang Jianhua has been expelled from the Communist Party. 
Caixin
collected Xi Jinping's comments on the Chinese Dream.
The Age
China plans "revolution" to head off a fiscal crisis.

Civil society
Radio Free Asia
At least 5 activist lawyers disappear after trying to visit a Sichuan black jail.
China Digital Times
translates a blogpost by lecturer Xu Zhiyong on how he was barred from leaving for Hong Kong.
Danwei
Migrant workers are forming “temporary couples” in cities.
Beijing Times*
Mo Yan starts work as a university lecturer at Beijing Normal University.

Economy
Financial Times
Fears remain that China's economic growth is faltering.
Bloomberg News
Home sales fall 13 per cent in April as property curbs take toll.
The Independent
Huawei is "the company that has the world worried".
Caixin
ICBC, the world's largest lender by market value, gets a new president.

Foreign affairs
Foreign Policy
How the U.S. "pivot to Asia" looks from Beijing.
Reuters
China's decision to ease a boycott of Airbus jet orders followed the planemaker's lobbying in Brussels on behalf of Beijing.
Cambodia Daily
China and continental Southeast Asian nations sign an agreement on fighting drug production, trafficking.

Debate
People's Daily*
The Chinese people are not atheists, they "believe in culture".
Southern Metropolis Daily*
Reflecting on Qing dynasty, a historian says that reforms can fail if they happen too fast.
China File
Ma Licheng, a former senior editor at the People’s Daily, talks about China's biggest threats.

Taiwan - Philippines stand-off
China Post
Taiwanese hackers leak Philippine government website info.
China Post
President Ma Ying-jeou reiterates Philippine Tuesday apology ultimatum.
China News Service*
Philippines spokeswoman draws ire after smiling when commenting on the issue.

* denotes articles in Chinese language. 

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