China news round-up: India to ease visa rules, Xiaomi sells over 100k phones in 2 minutes
Los Angeles Times
Chinese president's father Xi Zhongxun is getting a postmortem revival.
New York Review of Books
Photos: "China Dream" posters.
Radio Free Asia
Security forces shot dead five Uygurs in the third consecutive week of shootings in Yarkand county, Xinjiang.
New York Times
Big-V crackdown: "I understand that for China to change, some people will have to pay a price," writes Murong Xuecun.
The absurdity of the China's Bentley-driving, blinged-out nouveau riche.
Profile of Ilham Tohti, Uygur university lecturer and founder of Uighurbiz.net.
Between 2007 and 2012, corrupt officials fled the country with 4.8 million yuan on average.
China Development Brief*
Local governments increasingly support new NGOs with incubators and funding since last year.
Alibaba Group, China’s largest e-commerce company, more than doubled its second-quarter profit.
China Economic Review
Shanghai Free Trade Zone: Lifting the ban on gaming consoles is part of a broader effort to stimulate investment in new industries.
China Securities Daily*
Advance sales of Maotai liquor increased 133 per cent by the end of the third quarter compared to June.
100,000 Xiaomi MI3s are sold out in one minute and twenty-six seconds,and 3000 MITVs are sold out in one minute and fifty-eight seconds.
— Xiaomi (@XiaomiChina) October 15, 2013
Syria crisis prompts calls in China for a tougher foreign policy.
Wall Street Journal
Q&A with Paul Reichler, the lawyer for the Philippines' government who takes China to court over the South China Sea dispute.
London gets edge over other financial centres allowing investors to apply for licences to buy Chinese stocks and bonds directly.
Times of India
India plans to ease visa norms for China as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh prepares to visit China next week.
* denotes articles in Chinese language.