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PUBLISHED : Monday, 27 May, 2013, 7:08am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

China news round-up: Li Keqiang in 'lucrative visit' to Germany, Ma Ying-jeou starts campaign

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
 

Premier Li Keqiang visits Europe
Financial Times
Li warns on EU trade war.
Reuters
China, EU to discuss trade disputes on Monday.
Der Spiegel
Photos: Li's visit to Germany in 1990.
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Li's trip to Germany is a "lucrative visit".
Die Welt
Li "wants a strong Euro".
Handesblatt
The European Union has been too quiet on human rights in China, says German human rights commissioner.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Germany, China want to defuse tariffs controversy.
People's Daily Online*
Li visits a swiss farm, inquires about food safety.
Beijing Times*
Li speech in Potsdam: Japan has to respect Cairo Declaration from 1943, return territories taken from China.

Politics
Southern Metropolis Daily*
Kunming requires identification for photocopies, bans sale of white T-shirts.
Southern Metropolis Daily*
Provinces start separating the petitioning process for legal issues. 
Study Times*
Party paper ponders on how to deal with Nimby-protests.
People's Daily Online*
China has about 1,000 government WeChat accounts, mostly police.

Society
Tea Leaf Nation
After Obama heckling incident is broadcast on CCTV, Chinese netizens wonder, ‘What if that happened here?’
Jamestown China Brief
Xinjiang’s clash in April was the worst since July 2009.
The Economist
interviews Chen Guangcheng in London.
China Youth Daily*
Dalian debates abolition of Bo Xilai's pet project as mayor, the municipal all-women mounted police force.

Economy
Reuters
Rosy China growth forecasts fade on further signs of slowdown.
People's Daily Overseas Edition*
China won't implement another stimulus package like the one in 2008.
Beijing Times*
One-sixth of China's arable land is contaminated with heavy metals.
CalvinAyre
Macau is losing its competitive edge to other regional hotspots.

Foreign affairs
Global Times*
Editorial: South Korea, US have to respond positively to changes in North Korea.
Businessweek
The U.S.-China showdown over cyber attacks heats up.
Xinhua
European Parliament vice president's criticism of China's human rights is "irresponsible".
Foreign Affairs
China has drones. Now what?

Taiwan
Taipei Times
Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou is setting up a campaign office for his bid for re-election as KMT chairman in July.
The China Post
Two parallel investigations into the death of a Taiwanese fisherman will start in the Philippines and Taiwan today.
Global Times*
Why Taiwan independence activists are losing faith in Ma.
WantChina Times
First migrant workers union is formed in Taiwan.

Miscellaneous
Agence-France Presse
Million doses of fake aspirin from China have been seized in France.
Kyodo
Japan targets Southeast Asians, Muslims to offset drop in Chinese tourists.
The China Story
An interview with human rights activist Zeng Jinyan.
China Daily
Gutter oil to be used as auto fuel.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.

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