The US seeks a crackdown  on cyber-espionage.
China announces  a two-month anti-drug campaign in the Mekong region as opium production is booming.
A Ministry of Defence spokesman tries to quell speculation  that a Chinese port project in Tanzania has military ties.
China National Radio*
Central Party School President Liu Yunshan admonishes his students : You don't have special privileges.
The State Council releases new work guidelines  echoing Xi's austerity speech: no gifts, unapproved trips abroad.
Chongqing's Cultural Revolution cemetery remains closed  to the public for Tomb Sweeping Day.
21st Century Business Herald*
The Ministry for Environmental Protection says it will release  air pollution data for 116 cities by October.
Do we know if prolonged exposure to polluted air, water, or food causes birth defects, asks Christina Larson .
African rhinos are being released into the wild  in Yunnan again, 80 years after going extinct there.
A new Analects blog post trying to put Apple's ongoing dispute  with Chinese state media into perspective.
"We should help the poor, not those who are lazy," Lou Jiwei says  in one of his first speeches as finance minister.
Mao's Disneyland: "Red Tourism " is golden for the Chinese economy
"Finding Mr. Right", a Hong Kong/Chinese comedy inspired by "Sleepless in Seattle", beats US productions in the box office .
China Media Project
Xi Jinping's former tutor Sun Liping on Hu Jintao's "failed" decade .
"Africans learn to appreciate  the Chinese dream"
"The Middle Kingdom is becoming a superpower , but it's always going to be No. 2."
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