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A few links to start off your day:
- Really interesting piece by Jonathan Kaiman of the Los Angeles Times on a 90-something reindeer herder from Inner Mongolia who has resisted government attempts to locate her to the city.
- IBM to build food-monitoring safety system for pork in Shandong.
- China’s new $300 billion sovereign wealth fund a wake-up call to both the US and the EU.
- China plans new naval base in Seychelles.
- Window at South Korean embassy in Beijing broken. Investigations underway.
- China set to impose duties on US-imported cars.
- Chinese stocks fall to lowest in 33 months.
- And you thought the Tiger Mom was tough? NPR’s Louisa Lim follows up on China’s “Wolf Dad” Xiao Baiyou.
- New cyber-cold war breaking out with China-based hacking of 760 companies?
- The Philippines launches its biggest warship amid South China Sea territorial dispute.
- Chinese fishermen file suit against ConocoPhilips.
- Netizens assail the Chinese Academy of Engineering for hiring tobacco academic Xie Jianping, 52, who works for the state-owned China National Tobacco Corporation.