China news round-up: People's Daily praises Bo trial, Sinopec benefits from regulatory tweak
Bo's trial shows the party's determination to legally fight corruption.
China debt habit proves hard to kick.
China Media Project
looks at an earlier crackdown on internet rumours: "Are rumours really so bad?"
Chinese entrepreneur sells electronic voting machines to dispel distrust in politics.
The New York Review of Books
Lao She's Cat Country, reviewed by Ian Johnson.
Tea Leaf Nation
China’s original social media: Bathroom graffiti.
The green futurism of architect Ma Yansong.
One of Bo's court transcripts continues to be the most widely shared weibo post.
China's economy is showing signs of stabilization, is on track to meet the government's 2013 growth target of 7.5 per cent, according to the state statistics bureau.
Sinopec owes its stellar first-half performance to a regulatory tweak.
Young smartphone maker Xiaomi is preparing to unveil new gadgets, but more than that it is aiming at nothing short of supremacy in its field.
Geely targets US exports with Volvo-developed models in 2016.
Japan scrambles jets to intercept an aircraft of China's State Oceanic Administration.
President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan ahead of the G20 summit in Russia.
Wall Street Journal
Investigation into the Chinese bus driver strike last year and racial tensions in Singapore.
Thailand's tourism minister opposes a visa-exemption agreement with China.
* denotes articles in Chinese language.