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PUBLISHED : Friday, 13 September, 2013, 7:43am
UPDATED : Friday, 13 September, 2013, 7:52am

China news round-up: Xi discusses Syria with Iran's Rouhani, 3 death sentences in Xinjiang


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

Chennai Centre for China Studies
President Xi Jinping has to be careful about any resurgence of nationalism with a potential to destabilise the regime.
China navy chief Wu Shengli says operational aircraft carrier is still a few years away.
Hong Kong's civil servants "should carefully study the 'one country, two systems' principle", says Vice President Li Yuanchao.
Xinjiang court sentenced three men to death for an attack on a police station in Xinjiang in June.

Wall Street Journal
The struggle for work-life balance is changing.
Southern Metropolis Daily*
"Uncle House" corruption trial in Guangzhou: Only 2 apartments mentioned in court.
BBC News
Matchmaking amid a growing gender imbalance in China.
Beijing Times*
16.8 million yuan was the highest bid at the first auction of airplanes on Taobao.

Financial Times
Hebei province agrees to reduce coal usage by 40 million tons.
Economic Observer
While corruption cases grab headlines, it’s the SOE system that brings the greatest losses.
The Guardian
Xiaomi is aiming to be the Apple and Google of China.
Nestle said it expects Chinese consumption to recover in the second half of the year.

Foreign affairs
Press TV
Xi discussed Syria with the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Bishkek on Thursday.
The Globe and Mail
When one of South Africa’s biggest newspaper chains was sold last month, China International Television Corporation was among the new owners.
The Economist
China’s economic clout is more than a match for Russia in Central Asia.
Huawei accuses the NSA of "illegal practices".

* denotes articles in Chinese language. 



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