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China news round-up: Tibetans shot over flag campaign protest, China warns US on default

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 08 October, 2013, 7:55am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 08 October, 2013, 8:02am

Taipei Times
Taiwan Mainland Affairs Council Minister Wang Yu-chi’s participation in Taiwan’s delegation to the APEC meeting is meant to pave the way for a meeting between President Xi Jinping and Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou at next year’s summit.
Wall Street Journal
Liu He, a new vice chairman of the NDRC, is Xi's choice to fix China's economy.
Radio Free Asia
Chinese security forces shot and wounded at least 60 Tibetans as they fired into a crowd demanding the release of a villager who refused to fly a Chinese flag in Driru, Tibet.
Radio Free Asia
Seven Uygurs have been shot dead by police in several clashes in Xinjiang and nine others detained for protesting against some of the killings, according to the World Uyghur Congress.

Economic Observer
Editorial: China's megacities must break the second-class citizen trap
CCTV asks a student: What is a patriot? Reply: "a missile".
Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
Xi gets mocked for criticising New Zealand on food safety.
Chongqing cracks down on illegal adult radio stations.

The Independent
Chinese weakness may be more than a blip, warns Burberry.
Critics of China's decade-long overseas resource-buying binge believe state-owned companies have wasted huge chunks of the money - because deals were done for political, not commercial, reasons.
Jakarta Post
Chinese state-owned enterprises dominated the list of ten Asia-Pacific corporations expected to see the biggest increase in net debt from the end of 2012 to 2014, according to Fitch Ratings.
Hollywood Reporter
Hollywood stars to attend China's version of the Oscars, the Huading awards, in Macao. 

Foreign affairs
New York Times
Obama’s absence leaves China as dominant force at APEC.
Financial Times
China has made clear its unease over the political impasse in Washington, Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao told a media briefing
Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott has set down an ambitious deadline of12 months to conclude deadlocked free trade talks with China.
Chinese businesses should establish near shore locations in Malta to access the African market, says Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.