New regulations for military personal on treason enter into force on Thursday , narrowly redefining state secrets, defections and adding the sale of military real estate.
China jails 20  on jihad, separatism charges in Xinjiang.
The Ordos mayor on how his ghost town can help  tackle Beijing’s pollution problems.
China oil tanker seen at an Iranian port  for the first time since EU ban last July.
Media and social media
A third of all deletions of Weibo posts  happen within the first 30 minutes.
China had 177,000 government microblogs , 250% more than a year earlier.
Rupert Murdoch visits China, considers investing  in mobile technology, then tweets
Real change coming in China over time, but just beginning. Don't spect big declarations, nonetheless real.
— Rupert Murdoch(@rupertmurdoch) March 27, 2013 
New York Times
Executives rush  to make up for education they missed out on during the Cultural Revolution.
Wall Street Journal
Young Chinese graduates struggle  to get returns on investing in an American education.
There is growing social unease  over the right to a good education in cities.
China - Africa
The closure of the Collum mine  may go some way towards cooling anti-Chinese sentiment in Zambia.
Ghana arrests  120 illegal Chinese gold miners.
Christian Science Monitor
Peter Ford has a critical take  on Chinese investments in Africa.
Xi Jinping’s Chinese Dream
The Useless Tree
This blogger says  Xi Jinping’s Chinese dream has nothing to do with Confucianism.
Tea Leaf Nation
Petitioners holding placards  with their own Chinese dreams.
“The Chinese people don’t need the American dream anymore,” Party scholar Zhang Weiwei argues .
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