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China news round-up: Snowden thought hiding in Hong Kong, China sends first general to space

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 11 June, 2013, 7:44am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Edward Snowden thought to be in Hong Kong
Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
A hero’s welcome for Snowden on the Chinese Internet.
Snowden is in Hong Kong. Chinese don’t care.
The Atlantic
Edward Snowden shouldn't have gone to Hong Kong.
Ming Pao*
Snowden was staying at the Mira Hotel.
New York Times
On surveillance, is America becoming more like China?
Apple Daily Hong Kong*
has a quirky video animation of Snowden's story.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's meeting with New York's mayor Michael Bloomberg has been postponed

Shenzhou-10 space mission
China to launch the manned spacecraft Tuesday evening.
Infographic: Shenzhou 10 explained.
Christian Science Monitor
China edges closer to space station.
PLA Daily*
Nie Haisheng is the first Chinese general in space.
Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan scientists have been invited to join China space station.

The Guardian
China's rich provinces outsource emissions to less developed areas.
Guangming Daily*
China's disaster prevention mechanisms "proof China's superiority".
PLA Daily*
A first group of cadres start their grassroots military training.
Southern Metropolis Daily*
President Xi Jinping is set to meet Taiwan's Kuomintang Honorary Chairman Wu Po-hsiung on Thursday.

Civil society
Ministry of Tofu
Soul-searching former Red Guard wins praise on Weibo.
The Guardian
Audio slideshow: Climate change on the Tibetan plateau.
China Dialogue
How are nimby campaigns changing China?
Tea Leaf Nation
In a box office hit, the American Dream is still alive.

National Audit Office warned of the risks relating to some local governments' fast debt growth and the pressure to repay existing arrears.
Agence-France Presse
China probes pig farm over claims it pumped dissolved carcasses into river.
China approves gold-backed ETPs as domestic buyers chase bullion.
Market Watch
China’s economy is slowing; government may not care.

Foreign affairs
Foreign Policy
Inside the NSA's ultra-secret China hacking group.
Kazakhs launch "Silk Road" China-Europe rail route.
Financial Times
Editorial: A trade escalation is perilous for Europe.
Asahi Shimbun
China may have knowingly shipped banned vehicles to North Korea.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.