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PUBLISHED : Monday, 10 June, 2013, 7:50am
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China news round-up: Sunnylands summit concludes, Liu Xiaobo relative sentenced

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.
 

Sunnylands US-China presidential summit
People's Daily Overseas Edition*
It will be difficult to have normal relations between China and the US.
Global Times*
Editorial: a new great power relationship.
Global Times*
China, the US have entered "the Pacific era", writes a Tsinghua University scholar.
Xinhua*
Xi Jinping "clarifies" Chinese position on Diaoyu Islands, South China Sea.
Xinhua
China and the US need "a new type of military relations", says Xi.
The White House
Transcript of the press briefing by the two presidents on Saturday.
The Guardian
Deals are made on North Korea and HFCs emissions.
China News Agency (Taiwan)
Obama reaffirms duty to sell arms to Taiwan.
Beijing Times*
Xi urges the US to stop arms sales to Taiwan.
The Economist
Obama and Xi have a chance to recast this century’s most important bilateral relationship.
Foreign Policy
Why Xi's vision of a future China cannot coexist with the American Dream, writes Republican Senator Marco Rubio.
Caijing
The summit was "Mao-Nixon 2.0", writes a researcher with the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party.
Xinhua
The US has invited China to join RIMPAC, the world's largest international maritime warfare exercise, in 2014.
Wall Street Journal
High-level talks between the US and China in four weeks will be the first real test of the personal chemistry both sides claimed to have forged during the summit.
Reuters
China's First Lady Peng Liyuan avoids California limelight.
Los Angeles Times
Xi appears "more Maoist than reformer so far".
Jiefang Daily*
Xi toasted with Moutai liquor, Obama gave Xi a park bench.

Politics
Caijing
Former Railways Minister Liu Zhijun stood on trial on Sunday for charges of corruption and abuse of power.
Jamestown Foundation China Brief
The new Taiwan Work Leading Small Group has taken shape.
Caixin*
Gradual hukou reform to begin by 2015.

Civil society
The Guardian
Liu Xiabo's brother-in-law receives an 11-year jail sentence.
New York Times
47 die in a bus blast in Xiamen that has been linked to a suicide.
The Economist
on Mao Zedong's upcoming 120th birthday on December 26.

Economy
New York Times
China is showing signs of slackening growth despite heavy lending from state-owned banks, extensive government investment programs.
Reuters
In China, fake European wine is more worrying than tariffs.
Bloomberg
Car sales rise more slowly as trade data slows.

Foreign affairs
The Guardian
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's choice of Hong Kong as haven is a high-stakes gamble.
Xinhua
China is financing a 300-megawatt thermal power plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Financial Times
Ghana agrees to release Chinese miners.

Miscellaneous
Youtube
Watch the Philadelphia Orchestra perform on a plane while stuck at the Beijing airport.
Autonomous Region
Listen to Ugyur rap by QaraKhan.
Foreign Policy
Photos of Qing-dynasty Beijing in the Library of Congress.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.

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