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PUBLISHED : Monday, 16 September, 2013, 7:53am
UPDATED : Monday, 16 September, 2013, 3:49pm

China news round-up: CY Leung rejects British help, CCTV broadcasts Charles Xue's confession


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

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

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.

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.

Wall Street Journal
Shanghai free-trade dreams set to be dashed amid uncertainty.
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.
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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