Photo of Xitang by Lucy Landaeta.
A few links to start off your day:
- Former Chongqing police chief Wang Lijun on trial for defection, taking bribes, bending the law for selfish ends and abusing power.
- Vice President Xi Jinping cancels meetings with Hillary Clinton and Singaporean PM Lee Hsien Loong, reportedly because of an injured back.
- Mitt Romney’s China hand, Lanhee Chen, “more young than old, more Taiwan than China.”
- China reacts angrily to Japanese plan to buy disputed islands.
- The enduring legacy of China’s great famine.
- “Cheated” China firm urges Beijing not to push investment in North Korea.
- Samsung acknowledges poor working conditions at eight factories in China and proceeds to review labour conditions.
- Lenovo to buy Brazilian electronics company CCE.