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PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 09 October, 2013, 7:50am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 09 October, 2013, 9:50am

China news round-up: PLA told to adhere with party line, Brazil limits Chinese oil bids


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

Editorial: The Shanghai Free Trade Zone "is an experiment on market liberalization, a test of what would work not just for Shanghai, but eventually for the nation."
Global Times
Editorial: "The trend of 'anti-patriotism' that has become popular among China's public opinion in recent years is completely political."
People's Daily overseas edition*
The Communist Party Central Discipline Inspection website received 800 corruption reports per day in September, more than twice as many as in previous months.
PLA Daily*
Military should "resolutely adhere to the correct political orientation".

New York Times
Uygurs complain of growing barriers to employment and the free exercise of religion.
Global Times*
Three Tibetans were killed in Chengdu, including influential monk Choje Akong Rinpoche.
Podcast: The Big-V takedown.
Baidu's encyclopedia and news websites delete information about the Zhejiang official killed during a shuanggui interrogation.

Financial Times
China Guardian is now the world’s fourth-largest auction house.
The Guardian
Fashion chain TopShop could open first shops in in China in six weeks.
Ford Motor is poised to overtake its Japanese rivals on the top car seller's list in China.
Wall Street Journal
Yum Brands's third-quarter profit fell 68% as the parent company of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut continued to struggle with its Chinese operations.

Foreign affairs
Report on NASA ban on Chinese scientists "inaccurate", says the US congressman who wrote the law
There were practical reasons for Turkey to want the Chinese missile defence deal. The decision also suggests Erdogan’s government wants to demonstrate to the West that it can have its defense needs met elsewhere.
Hindustan Times
India is making up claims on water issue to gain sympathy, says a Chinese scholar.
Brazil limits Chinese state-controlled companies to joint bidding for largest offshore oil prospect.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.


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