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PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 04 September, 2013, 7:29am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 04 September, 2013, 7:36am

China news round-up: Bo Xilai prosecutor retires, China invests in Zimbabwe power

BIO

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
Radio Free Asia*
Anti-rumour campaign similar to Bo Xilai's red campaigns in Chongqing, says retired official Bao Tong.
China Media Project
The gist of recent editorials is that China is in the midst of a bitter “struggle in the ideological sphere” — a “fight to the death.”
Hong Kong Commercial Daily* via Ta Kung Pao
Liu Jisi, the prosecutor who investigated Bo Xilai, has retired.
Caixin*
Infographic: The 12 officials sacked investigated in the Ministry of Railways.

Society
Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center
Mongolian herder's rights defender in poor health at Chinese detention center.
Beijing Cream
Cancelled Beijing Independent Film Festival continues quietly without public screenings.
Tea Leaf Nation
Crackdown on social media: Who is in danger?
China Dialogue
An artists' commune revives Anhui’s rural life.

Economy
China Law Blog
Peter Humphrey case: In most cases, the result has been fines and expulsion, but prison is the new thing.
Foreign Policy
Chinese gambling by the numbers.
Danwei
How food safety scandals affected Nongfu Spring Water's image.
Straits Times via Jakarta Post
Indofood's bid shows vote of confidence in China Minzhong.

Foreign affairs
Global Times
Security tops agenda for President Xi Jinping's Central Asia tour.
The Philippine Star
China is building new structures in Panatag.
Bloomberg
China Africa Sunlight to invest US$2.1 billion in Zimbabwe power.
East Asia Forum
In Asia, China behaves more like a bully with a chip on its shoulder.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.

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