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PUBLISHED : Friday, 20 September, 2013, 7:16am
UPDATED : Friday, 20 September, 2013, 7:28am

China news round-up: 'New model' of Sino-US relations, activist Liu Jiacai formally arrested

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 Economist
Video: Many local governments are pushing through dam-building projects without proper consultation.
Caixin
Debt-ridden cities and towns can reestablish control by rapidly deleveraging.
Radio Free Asia
New Citizen Movement activist Liu Jiacai has been formally arrested on charges of "disturbing public order".
The China Post (Taiwan)
Taiwanese business owners based in China called for an early legislative review of the cross-strait trade-in-services agreement.

Society
Tea Leaf Nation
Infographic: Mooncake economy.
The Guardian
Photos: Artist Liu Bolin uses painted-on camouflage to blend into the background of his photographs.
Asahi Shimbun
Scholar calls for university to save dying Manchu language.
Al Jazeera America
Uighurs at Xinjiang mosque have to face China flag when praying.

Economy
Reuters
Wison Engineering Services, a major PetroChina supplier, said Chinese authorities investigating the company had seized records.
Wall Street Journal
China's Internet crackdown boosts mobile messaging.
New York Times
Chinese dairy company Huishan raised HK$10.1 billion on Thursday in Hong Kong's biggest IPO since May.
Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
The auction house Christie's will test mainland collectors’ appetite for artworks from the West next week.

Foreign affairs
US Department of State
China and the United States have agreed to “a new model of relations,” says US Secretary of State John Kerry.
Daily Sun (Nigeria)
Senate President David Mark has pleaded with Beijing to release 490 Nigerians languishing in Chinese prisons.
Xinhua
Two China Coast Guard vessels patrolled waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands.
Japan Times
Multiple-entry visas flop as Chinese tourists steer clear of Japan's Tohoku region.
 

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