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China news round-up: Japan's top diplomat visits China, Apple to investigate abuse claims

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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
 

Politics
Caixin
Every administrative divisions claims a GDP growth rate for first half that is higher than the 7.6 per cent figure for the country.
China Media Project
Dreaming of docile news media.
New York Review of Books
The urgency with which the Chinese government is now moving to repress the New Citizens movement is a good measure of the activists’ strength.
PLA Daily*
Government departments with weibo accounts tread on thin ice.

Society
Radio Free Asia
Jailed Tibetan monk's supporters held after a Beijing petition trip.
The Economic Observer
Oil fields across China are frequently victims of theft.
People's Daily*
Rely on the Communist Party, not Qigong masters.
New York Times*
Photos: Chongqing

Economy
New York Times
Lesson from the Glaxo case: buildup in corporate internal controls may lead to a false sense of security.
Los Angeles Times
Detroit bankruptcy sends tremors through China.
Wall Street Journal
Strong demand for baby milk in China helped Danone stem falling sales in Europe.
Bloomberg
Apple to probe claims of Pegatron labor violations.

Foreign affairs
Jiji Press
Japan's Vice Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki is visiting China for two days from Monday.
The Independent
MI6, MI5 refuse to use Lenovo computers over claims Chinese company makes them vulnerable to hacking.
The Guardian
China steps back from hitting European wine producers with punitive tariffs.
Reuters
Aggressive Chinese territorial claims bring risks, says US Air Force General Herbert Carlisle.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.

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