Video: Many local governments are pushing through dam-building projects without proper consultation.
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.
Tea Leaf Nation
Infographic: Mooncake economy.
Photos: Artist Liu Bolin uses painted-on camouflage to blend into the background of his photographs.
Scholar calls for university to save dying Manchu language.
Al Jazeera America
Uighurs at Xinjiang mosque have to face China flag when praying.
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.
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.
Two China Coast Guard vessels patrolled waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands.
Multiple-entry visas flop as Chinese tourists steer clear of Japan's Tohoku region.