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China news round-up: Snowden's whereabouts still unknown, China revives Uganda power dam

PUBLISHED : Monday, 17 June, 2013, 7:33am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Edward Snowden in Hong Kong
Who’d you rather be watched by: China or the US?
Washington Post
In Hong Kong, pressure grows for government to protect Snowden.
New York Times
Cyberspying accusations against China come back to bite Obama.
Snowden’s whereabouts are unknown, says White House Chief.
Agence-France Presse
China army newspaper slams US's PRISM program.
China's Foreign Ministry sets up cyber security office.
Chongqing Morning News*
"I believe Hong Kong police are looking for Edward Snowden", says Regina Ip.
The incident has revealed "a human rights crisis in the Internet age", writes Lee Kai-fu.
Global Times
Editorial: Extraditing Snowden an unwise decision.
China Digital Times
sums up media coverage on whether China will protect Snowden.

New York Times
China’s great uprooting: Moving 250 million into cities.
Fei Chang Dao
Liu Xiaobo's brother-in-law jailed: A look at Baidu, Sina Weibo and censorship.
South Reviews*
sheds light on shuanggui corruption investigations.
Seeking Truth
China has a "crisis of trust", writes the party journal.

Civil society
Le Monde
Mixed reactions over assault on Chinese students in France.
Wall Street Journal
In China, philanthropy gains cachet.
People's Daily*
Seven of the 10 most polluted cities in China are in Hebei.
Economic Observer
Reining in China’s testosterone.

Financial Times
China to launch pilot carbon market.
The Economist
After enduring a decade of criticism for its weakness, China’s yuan now looks uncomfortably strong.
People's Daily*
President Xi Jinping's eight austerity measures have a short-term negative impact on the economy.
China Daily
on China's first international auction.

Foreign affairs
China revives Uganda's biggest power dam with US$500 million credit.
Wine sellers in China say a probe on EU wine dumping may not help the interests of domestic wine producers.
The Hindu
Messaging platform WeChat under the security scanner in India.
Vietnam Net
China may increase its investments in textiles and garments in Vietnam to gain TPP benefits in US market. 

Beijing News*
Taiwan abolishes "discriminatory" via policies against mainland spouses.
Beijing Times*
Advocates of Taiwan independence are welcome to visit the mainland, says Politburo Central Committee member Yu Zhengsheng.
China Post
China unveils six new cross-strait measures.
Asahi Shimbun
Japan may have exported arms-related products through Taiwan.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.