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China news round-up: Bo Xilai's trial begins in Jinan

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 22 August, 2013, 7:46am
UPDATED : Thursday, 22 August, 2013, 9:31am

China Digital Times
Live-blog covering the run-up of Bo Xilai's trial on Thursday.
Controversy over giving the National People's Congress more say in spending matters means possible budget changes won't be discussed.
New York Times
Seeking suffrage, Hong Kong activists plan "occupy" movement.
Global Times
Editorial: The Internet also needs moral regulations.

Blocked on Weibo
Censorship on microblogs is getting more sophisticated.
Commentary: "Seven bottom lines" on social media cannot be breached.
China Labour Bulletin
Sichuan miners continue their fight despite setbacks.
Radio Free Asia
China flood victims left without help.

Financial Times
Zhang Xin, founder of one of the largest property developers in China, believes more privatisation and pro-market reforms are needed.
Audi made a name for itself by cornering the market for officials' cars, but policy changes and challenges from rivals are forcing it to reinvent itself.
China Post (Taiwan)
Mainland Chinese are not eligible to enroll in Taiwan's new immigration investor programme.
China Dialogue
Environmentalists warn that Shanxi’s fight to save its ailing coal industry by handing out tax cuts will increase pollution.

Foreign affairs
China has agreed to join the international effort to combat tax evasion by signing an agreement to share tax records.
Asia Times
China chases Central Asian pipe dream.
East Asia Forum
The Philippines' and Japan's priorities are to ensure economic growth and counter China’s assertiveness.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Cambodian Princess Norodom Arun Rasmey, president of the royalist Funcinpec Party, which did not win a single seat in last month's parliamentary elections.