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PUBLISHED : Thursday, 20 June, 2013, 7:47am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

China news round-up: China 'overcharges' N Korea on fuel, anti-graft drive gathers pace


Patrick Boehler has published on China and Southeast Asia in four languages for publications in the US, Europe and Asia. After stints with Austria's ministries of defence and foreign affairs in Vienna and Beijing, he began his reporting career in Kuala Lumpur with the Malaysian online news portal Malaysiakini and, later, The Irrawaddy Magazine, a Myanmar exile publication in Thailand. He holds a doctorate in political science and has taught journalism at the University of Hong Kong. Follow him on Twitter: @mrbaopanrui

Communist Party campaign eyes cleaner official work styles, PLA "urged" to join campaign.
China News Service*
China implements Internet, phone monitoring scheme for Tibet.
Southern Metropolis Daily*
Hubei party official dies during shuanggui investigation.
People's Daily*
lists measures in every province to enforce President Xi Jinping's eight austerity guidelines.

Civil society
US cites China among worst in human trafficking.
China Dialogue
How activists started using courts to force government to tackle air pollution.
Global Times
on Chen Guangcheng leaving New York University: "These dissidents who went overseas will realize that cooperation with China is what prevails."
Tea Leaf Nation
China’s complicated relationship with the Venice Biennale.

China Financial Markets
China has over-invested beyond its capacity to absorb capital, writes Michael Pettis.
China's outbound M&A deals amounted to US$454.5 billion over the last five years, 71 per cent involve energy companies.
Economic Observer
Investors see a bright future for the soil remediation industry.
Financial Times
Battle between central bank and China’s stretched lenders grows.

Foreign affairs
Global Times
Editorial: Let Hong Kong decide Snowden’s fate.
Peterson Institute for International Economics
Since around 2011, China seems to be charging a premium on food, fuel exports to North Korea.
China News Service*
Xi tells Vietnam President Truong Tan Sang not to "internationalize" South China Sea conflict.
Global Times*
North Korean envoy in Beijing: willing to rejoin Six-Party Talks.

* denotes articles in Chinese language. 



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