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PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 05 June, 2013, 7:02am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

China news round-up: Xi Jinping visits Mexico, anti-China protesters beaten in Vietnam

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
 

Xi Jinping arrives in Mexico
El Universal
Info-graphic: Bilateral trade, Chinese investments in Mexico
Reforma
"Mexico is not ready to sign a free-trade agreement with a country like China," says a trade council official.
Excelsior
Señora Peng is the "mother and general of all of China".
Noticieros Televisa
Chinese tourism to Mexico has increased by 35 per cent over the last year.
Beijing News*
Xi will deliver the only official speech during this trip in Mexico.
Global Times
China, Costa Rica ink two billion US dollars in trade deals.
Brookings Institution
Five issues Xi should discuss with President Obama
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Xi's talks with Obama are not about crafting a fourth communiqué, nor about creating a G2.

Mexican President Peña Nieto welcomes Xi on Twitter

24th anniversary of the June 4th crackdown
New York Times
China's elite, including Premier Li Keqiang, has been molded in part by Tiananmen.
Radio Free Asia
Man in Jiangsu has been detained on subversion charges for posting a photo of the Tiananmen movement online.
Radio Free Asia
"The Hong Kong people are very, very persistent," says Emily Lau, chairwoman of Hong Kong's Democratic Party.
Blocked on Weibo
Searches for The Flower of Freedom, a song sung every year at the Victoria Park vigil in Hong Kong, are censored
China Post (Taiwan)
Beijing should better tolerate dissidents, says President Ma Ying-jeou.
RTHK*
Around 400 people participate in Tiananmen vigil in Macau.

Politics
People's Daily*
Justice should not be swayed by public opinion, says Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People's Court.
New York Times
Xi Jinping needs to be a nationalist to be a reformer, writes Robert Kuhn.
Caijing
Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and the National Health and Family Planning Commission are competing over their healthcare portfolios.

Civil society
The Guardian
Info-graphic: Victims of China's "cancer villages"
Ming Pao*
Zero per cent of Hong Kong students identify themselves as Chinese, according to a poll.
Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
China’s rich are traveling less, but spending more.

Economy
Der Spiegel
Solar tariffs: EU fires first shot in a trade war with China, in which Germany will loose out.
Wall Street Journal
Chinese investment in Myanmar falls sharply.
Caixin
dissects Shuanghui's $4.7 billion US dollars acquisition of Smithfields Foods.

Foreign affairs
Asahi Shimbun
Japan and China agreed to shelve the dispute over the Diaoyu Islands in 1972, says Liberal Democratic Party elder.
Radio Free Asia
Vietnamese anti-China protesters called "thieves, prostitutes", beaten in detention.
Financial Times
Beijing wants a partnership of equals with the US.

* denotes articles in Chinese language. 

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