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China news round-up: Snowden denies China spy claims, N Korean envoy to visit Beijing

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 18 June, 2013, 7:23am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Edward Snowden in Hong Kong
The Guardian
Snowden flatly denies Chinese spy claims.
China News Service*
US President Barack Obama "will explain" hacking at G8 summit.
Global Times*
Editorial: Extraditing Snowden is not in the interested of China, Hong Kong.
Ming Pao
on US hacking the Hong Kong Internet eXchange.
Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
Video: US Army Vice Chief of Staff John Campbell outlines the cybersecurity threat.
China asks US to explain Internet surveillance.
The Guardian
Chinese hail Snowden as a hero.
The Atlantic
Is Snowden China's useful idiot?
Potential blind spots in clearance process gave Snowden top-secret access.
Foreign Policy
"Being called a traitor by Dick Cheney is the highest honour you can give an American," says Snowden.
Could Snowden defect to China?

Radio Free Asia
Clampdown imposed in western Sichuan province as nun is secretly cremated after burning protest.
China Analysis
Reclassifying defence companies according to their importance to national security could help reform the struggling industry.
Local Chinese officials turn to “black” PR firms.
Seeking Truth*
Netizens should understand that they can't bring down the government and the Communist Party, writes the party magazine.

Civil society
Beijing News*
People's Liberation Army offers Beijing hukou to enlisting undergraduate students.
New Yorker
on Chen Guangcheng leaving New York University.
Tea Leaf Nation
Do quotas in China’s college admissions system reinforce existing inequalities?
El País
Around 100 Chinese joined the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939.

Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
China's Central Bank has been draining funds despite tight credit conditions.
China Economic Watch
Why China does not need to worry about Japanese quantitative easing.
Financial Times
Novartis pioneers health project in China.
China may soon peddle discount drones to the developing world.

Foreign Affairs
New York Times
North Korea to send a senior nuclear negotiator, Kim Kye-gwan, to China this week.
Who is in charge of US foreign policy towards China?
Foreign Affairs
Mutual Assured Production: Why trade will limit conflict between China and Japan.
China Dialogue
The Chinese scramble into Greenland is overhyped.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.