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A few links to start off your day:
- Former railways minister Liu Zhijun expelled from the Party for corruption.
- Meanwhile, in Shanghai, a former top official with the Shanghai Planning, Land and Resources Administration Bureau has been charged for corruption.
- An editorial about “The Great Famine” which appeared in the Southern People Weekly has Mark MacKinnon of The Globe & Mail wondering if China is finally confronting its dark past.
- Yongda Automobiles Services halts Hong Kong IPO.
- Slate’s Jacob Weisberg visits Sina Weibo and a few Chinese troublemakers and this is what he had to say.
- Shanghai’s Xuhui district to kick off home-stay service for tourists.
- The preserved fruit scandal hits more brands.
- Two Tibetans self-immolate outside popular temple in Lhasa.