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PUBLISHED : Monday, 16 September, 2013, 7:53am
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China news round-up: CY Leung rejects British help, CCTV broadcasts Charles Xue's confession

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.
 

Monday's summary of top stories in Chinese and foreign press on China's politics, society, economy and foreign affairs

Politics
Ta Kung Pao*
Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chung-ying rejects British interference with election reform.
Macau Daily Times
The Electoral Affairs Commission "is not entitled to interfere in the lists’ political programs".
Washington Post
CCTV broadcasts Charles Xue's confession.
Global Times*
Editorial: Detained civil society activist Wang Gongquan does not deserve unconditional support.

Society
Yangzi Evening Post*
Nanjing pledges to fire officials caught spending government funds for mid-autumn festival.
China National Radio*
There are two unknown millionaires for every known millionaire in China, estimates a Hurun report.
Yanzhao Metropolis Daily*
Every three minutes a person in Hebei is diagnosed with a malignant tumour.
Beijing Times*
Activist scholar Yu Jianrong moves to Guizhou to advise a village.

Economy
Wall Street Journal
Shanghai free-trade dreams set to be dashed amid uncertainty.
Xinhua
China's investment in exploration of oil and gas resources is expected to stand at 80 billion yuan this year.
The Economist
Despite diminishing returns on investment and much-dreaded industrial overcapacity, demand for loans remains strong in China.
Bloomberg
Porsche expects growth to accelerate next year in China.

Foreign affairs
Jamestown Foundation China Brief
Russia's efforts to maintain and improve its relations with China are unintentionally shifting the balance of power in the Asia-Pacific in China’s favour.
The Hindu
Iran sees Russia, China as key players to resolve Middle East crises.
The Hankyoreh
The US decides against sending standing officials to informal Six Party Talks meeting in Beijing on Wednesday.
The Standard (Kenya)
China is expected to top Kenya's tourist ranking by 2016.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.

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