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PUBLISHED : Friday, 30 August, 2013, 8:09am
UPDATED : Friday, 30 August, 2013, 8:13am

China news round-up: Zhou Yongkang reappears, Police denies framing Charles Xue

BIO

Patrick Boehler has written for Foreign Policy, Time, Bloomberg, Le Monde Diplomatique and the Chinese weekly Shidai Zhoubao. He has covered Southeast Asia for the Austrian daily Wiener Zeitung and China's relations with Myanmar for the Myanmese magazine The Irrawaddy, reporting from the trenches of the Kachin civil war and Yangon's tea houses. He began his reporting career in Kuala Lumpur with the Malaysian online news portal Malaysiakini. Before moving to Hong Kong, he worked for Austria's ministries of defence and foreign affairs in Beijing. He studied in Milan, Vienna, Beijing and Hong Kong.
 

Politics
The Atlantic
Is Zhou Yongkang China's next Bo Xilai?
Quartz
Don’t count on China’s central bank to bail out its banks.
Sina Weibo*
Zhou Yongkang's name is seen in a news report for the first time since May amid a corruption investigation.
Beijing Times*
Beijing police denies framing commentator Xue Manzi, while CCTV extensively reports on his alleged crimes.

Society
Caixin
Timeline: Rumour crackdown campaign
Global Times*
Editorial: The "public opinion opposition" is overestimating its own strength, is paranoid about Xue Manzi.
Radio Free Asia
Tibetan singer Shawo Tashi jailed for "anti-state" activities.
Asahi Shimbun
Japanese-language schools see sharp decrease in Chinese students.

Economy
Financial Times
Peter Humphrey case sends shudders through fraudbusting community.
Engadget
Android Vice President Hugo Barra leaves Google, joins Chinese phone maker Xiaomi.
Caixin
Huawei has hiked salaries to match competitors and prepare for future expansion.
Reuters
China prepares to ditch cotton stockpiling, wider reform looms.

Foreign affairs
Bloomberg
Malaysia splits with Asean claimants in the South China Sea dispute.
Washington Post
China urges US restraint in Syria over chemical weapons.
Manila Times
China withdraws invitation for Philippines' President Benigno Aquino to attend trade expo.
China News Service*
Ministry of Defence spokesman says China is building a second aircraft carrier.

* denotes articles in Chinese language. 

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