China Digest


A review of today's highlights in international media reports on China. Published every weekday at 9am Hong Kong time.

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A string of shooting incidents involving Chinese police — leaving at least four people dead — has the public wondering if its rank-and-file police force is really ready to carry guns, as mandated by new regulations.

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