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China news round-up: Sunnylands summit concludes, Liu Xiaobo relative sentenced

PUBLISHED : Monday, 10 June, 2013, 7:50am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Sunnylands US-China presidential summit
People's Daily Overseas Edition*
It will be difficult to have normal relations between China and the US.
Global Times*
Editorial: a new great power relationship.
Global Times*
China, the US have entered "the Pacific era", writes a Tsinghua University scholar.
Xi Jinping "clarifies" Chinese position on Diaoyu Islands, South China Sea.
China and the US need "a new type of military relations", says Xi.
The White House
Transcript of the press briefing by the two presidents on Saturday.
The Guardian
Deals are made on North Korea and HFCs emissions.
China News Agency (Taiwan)
Obama reaffirms duty to sell arms to Taiwan.
Beijing Times*
Xi urges the US to stop arms sales to Taiwan.
The Economist
Obama and Xi have a chance to recast this century’s most important bilateral relationship.
Foreign Policy
Why Xi's vision of a future China cannot coexist with the American Dream, writes Republican Senator Marco Rubio.
The summit was "Mao-Nixon 2.0", writes a researcher with the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party.
The US has invited China to join RIMPAC, the world's largest international maritime warfare exercise, in 2014.
Wall Street Journal
High-level talks between the US and China in four weeks will be the first real test of the personal chemistry both sides claimed to have forged during the summit.
China's First Lady Peng Liyuan avoids California limelight.
Los Angeles Times
Xi appears "more Maoist than reformer so far".
Jiefang Daily*
Xi toasted with Moutai liquor, Obama gave Xi a park bench.

Former Railways Minister Liu Zhijun stood on trial on Sunday for charges of corruption and abuse of power.
Jamestown Foundation China Brief
The new Taiwan Work Leading Small Group has taken shape.
Gradual hukou reform to begin by 2015.

Civil society
The Guardian
Liu Xiabo's brother-in-law receives an 11-year jail sentence.
New York Times
47 die in a bus blast in Xiamen that has been linked to a suicide.
The Economist
on Mao Zedong's upcoming 120th birthday on December 26.

New York Times
China is showing signs of slackening growth despite heavy lending from state-owned banks, extensive government investment programs.
In China, fake European wine is more worrying than tariffs.
Car sales rise more slowly as trade data slows.

Foreign affairs
The Guardian
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's choice of Hong Kong as haven is a high-stakes gamble.
China is financing a 300-megawatt thermal power plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Financial Times
Ghana agrees to release Chinese miners.

Watch the Philadelphia Orchestra perform on a plane while stuck at the Beijing airport.
Autonomous Region
Listen to Ugyur rap by QaraKhan.
Foreign Policy
Photos of Qing-dynasty Beijing in the Library of Congress.

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