China news round-up: Congress focuses on China in Snowden inquiry, Taiwan talks 'difficult'
Snowden in Hong Kong
Editorial: Snowden is a "card" that China never expected.
China Media Project
NSA case means open season on foreign news use.
Wall Street Journal
Snowden claims complicate US-China ties.
Snowden links being probed by Congress, focusing on China.
Pressure builds on US over Hong Kong civilian hacking allegations.
Editorial: Keep the focus on China cyber threat.
Leaks "expose US hypocrisy" on China’s cyber activities.
The New Yorker - Letter from China
Snowden has fans in China.
Edward Snowden coverage on CCTV's Xinwen Lianbo.
Bloomberg - The Ticker
Snowden is too hot for China to handle.
Taiwan talks in Beijing
China will uncompromisingly contain secessionists, said President Xi Jinping.
on Taiwan talks in Beijing: "Chinese officials are unwilling to make any concessions, thus making the talks very difficult".
Beijing Morning News*
Roadmap for cross-traits ties has been set, said Xi.
China News Service*
"Let us never go back to gunfire," said Taiwan envoy Wu Poh-hsiung.
Dalai Lama in Australia
Dalai Lama expressed optimism for reform under President Xi Jinping.
The Tibetan spiritual head did not get a meeting with Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
Tibetan self-immolations having little effect, said the Dalai Lama.
Syndey Morning Herald
Next Dalai Lama might be a woman, said the current one.
Wen Wei Po*
The Chinese Dream is superior to the dream of "constitutionalism" argues the party paper Red Flag.
Tea Leaf Nation
Local government borrowing spells trouble for China’s fiscal health.
Economic Information Daily*
Clampdown on expenditure on officials' luxury cars fails.
Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said Beijing may refuse to approve elected leader.
Radio Free Asia
Two Tibetan singers who praised self-immolations have been jailed in Sichuan province.
Jerome Cohen disputes that New York University "booted" Chen Guangcheng.
New Citizen Movement exponent Huang Yonghua disappears.
Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
on the Phonemica project, which tries to record all of the thousands of China’s languages and dialects before they disappear.
Should Macau duplicate the Las Vegas business model?
China to scrap iron ore import license system.
Stopgap measures to keep property prices in Beijing at levels equivalent to a year ago are being averted by highly resilient demand.
Why no one wants to lead China's $500 billion sovereign wealth fund.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe "plans a new Cold War".
New York Times
Sentiment builds in China to press claim for Okinawa.
Belgian chocolates and the trade spat souring EU-China relations.
Chennai Centre for China Studies
China "must stop strategizing in cold war terms".
* denotes articles in Chinese language