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China news round-up: Former Japanese premier Hatoyama in Beijing, veteran journalist released

PUBLISHED : Monday, 05 August, 2013, 7:39am
UPDATED : Monday, 05 August, 2013, 9:33am

People's Daily overseas edition*
"Constitutional rule" and socialism are incompatible.
Study Times*
President Xi Jinping's "mass line" campaign must avoid becoming a impulsive movement.
Global Post
A new graduate program at Renmin University trains students to bust corrupt officials.
BBC News*
Interview with veteran journalist Xiao Shu after his release: "peacefully and rationally struggle for a society of citizens".

Sina Weibo
The protest in Taipei over the death of a conscript causes a heated debate on Chinese social media about the citizens' right to protest in Taiwan.
New York Times
"Fapiao" buyers use fake receipts to evade taxes and defraud employers.
China News Service*
Police investigates Qigong master Wang Lin for illegal possession of firearms.
The Atlantic
On the "Find out what Westerners think" beat at the China Daily.

Wuhan Evening News*
Some three million university graduates will struggle to find employment this year, says human resources ministry official.
Economic Observer
The government is trying to stop China's steel industry from expanding production capacity, in vain.
Multinational companies say they are being forced to pick sides in a turf war between two major financial regulators fighting over which agency will drive currency and capital account liberalisation.
New Zealand's dollar dropped to an almost one-month low after China halted imports of milk powders from Fonterra.

Foreign affairs
Straits Times
China defends human rights record, saying it's at a historic best, at US-China human rights dialogue..
Sina Weibo*
Chinese renowned sailor Zhai Mo sails to the Diaoyu Islands.
Arirang News
Japan's administrative reform minister Tomomi Inada has announced her intention to visit the controversial Yasukuni shrine on August 15th.
Vice President Li Yuanchao meets former Japanese Premier Yukio Hatoyama in Beijing.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.