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PUBLISHED : Friday, 21 June, 2013, 7:52am
UPDATED : Friday, 21 June, 2013, 7:58am

China news round-up: Vietnam 'not a US chess piece', Cambodia plans Chinatowns


Patrick Boehler has written for Foreign Policy, Time, Bloomberg, Le Monde Diplomatique and the Chinese weekly Shidai Zhoubao. He has covered Southeast Asia for the Austrian daily Wiener Zeitung and China's relations with Myanmar for the Myanmese magazine The Irrawaddy, reporting from the trenches of the Kachin civil war and Yangon's tea houses. He began his reporting career in Kuala Lumpur with the Malaysian online news portal Malaysiakini. Before moving to Hong Kong, he worked for Austria's ministries of defence and foreign affairs in Beijing. He studied in Milan, Vienna, Beijing and Hong Kong.

Vietnam's President Truong Tan Sang in China
Global Times
Editorial: "Vietnam won't go as far as Japan and the Philippines. It will never fully become a US chess piece."
Le Courrier de Vietnam
Sang has suggested an emergency hotline between agricultural ministries for incidents in disputed waters.
Thanh Nien
Vietnam, China "seek peaceful, stable solutions" to sea dispute.
Sang asks Premier Li Keqiang to open Chinese markets to Vietnamese products.
China Business Herald*
Sang's visit is about gaining market access and Chinese investments.
Wall Street Journal
Vietnam and China have extended an agreement to jointly explore for oil and gas in the Gulf of Tonkin until 2016.
Sang is scheduled to visit Guangdong province.

China Digital Times
Sums up news coverage of President Xi Jingping's new clean-up campaign.
Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
A seat in the National People's Congress pays dividends for CEOs.
Ming Pao*
Outspoken princelings Hu Dehua, Chen Ziming argue about the Communist Party's mandate.
Beijing News*
Qin Yizhi, former vice-governor of Tibet, succeeds Lu Hao as the head of the Communist Youth League. Average age among central committee members: 43

Civil society
Apple Daily*
Survey: Trust in Hong Kong's autonomy from Beijing reaches a lowpoint.
The Guardian
China jails 11 Uighurs for online "extremism".
Radio Free Asia
Tibetan writer Woeser has been placed under house arrest in Beijing again.
China Labour Bulletin
on how the new Labour Contract Law will disappoint hopes for better conditions for China's 60 million agency workers.

China will boost credit support for industries the government has defined as strategic and those that are labor-intensive, the State Council announces.
Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
Economists' reactions to China's PMI sliding to a nine-month low in June.
The central bank allows a cash crunch to worsen.
The markets are in an "irrational panic mood".

Foreign affairs
China Law & Policy
How pro-life conservatives influence US policy toward China’s human rights.
New York Times
For India to match China in its range of manufacturing capacity, it needs a better-educated and healthier labor force, writes Amartya Sen.
Cambodia Daily
As Chinese tourists flood in, Cambodia plans Chinatowns.
RIA Novosti
Russian President Vladimir Putin announces an unprecedented US$60 billion oil deal with China.

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Vietnam will never become chinese chess piece either, chinese are vietnamese ancestral enemies and cannot be trust.


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