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

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

Premier Li Keqiang visits Europe
Financial Times
Li warns on EU trade war.
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".
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.

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.

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.

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.
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.
The U.S.-China showdown over cyber attacks heats up.
European Parliament vice president's criticism of China's human rights is "irresponsible".
Foreign Affairs
China has drones. Now what?

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.

Agence-France Presse
Million doses of fake aspirin from China have been seized in France.
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.