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PUBLISHED : Friday, 01 November, 2013, 8:09am
UPDATED : Friday, 01 November, 2013, 12:41pm

China news round-up: Israel thwarts Chinese cyber attack, new limits on infomercials

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
Asahi Shimbun
Chinese police block way to hometown of suspect in deadly crash.
New York Times - Sinosphere
The "two China" approach incentives militants in the west to conduct attacks in the eastern population centers, where the targets are less secure and the rewards are higher," says Philip Potter from the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy.
China Labour Bulletin
Small claims court should be established dealing specifically with wage arrears cases, says labour activist Han Dongfang.
Changsha Evening News*
Hunan province limits the number of people allowed at weddings to 200 in a wider push for austerity.

Society
Wall Street Journal
Nanjing's new Sifang Art Museum reflects a wider cultural boom.
Tea Leaf Nation
The apologies of a handful of Chinese who came of age during the Cultural Revolution have found a particularly large audience.
Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
China’s television watchdog puts new limits on infomercials.
Radio Free Asia
Hundreds of students at a private high school in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu have rioted in support of a teachers' strike.

Economy
CNN
Over 20 per cent of oil and gas deals globally so far this year have involved Chinese firms, a record for China.
Reuters
The more savvy among those trading China oil monitor tanker arrivals in the country by tracking satellite images and counting the number of vessels en route to its top three or other ports.
Financial Times
58.com, China’s answer to Craigslist, surged more than 55 per cent to $26.46 in its debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.
Bloomberg
China Construction Bank, China's second-biggest lender by assets, agreed to pay US$723 million for a majority of Brazil’s Banco Industrial & Comercial .

Foreign affairs
Times of Israel
Israel reportedly thwarts cyber attack from China.
Chennai Centre for China Studies
It is yet to be seen how long the recently formulated Sino-Indian agreement on the Brahmaputra will last with China’s major dam construction projects to start early next year.
Liberation (France)
France and China explore five locations for a 200 square kilometres-large new eco-city in Hubei province.
Japan News
Japan won a close race with China and South Korea to win a bid exporting its nuclear power plant technology by constructing four reactors in on the Black Sea coast of Turkey.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.

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