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A few links to start off your day:
- China’s ‘New Left’ is growing louder, writes Brian Spegele of the Wall Street Journal.
- Edward Wong and David Barboza of the New York Times speak to Li Danyu, the first wife of disgraced Chongqing chief Bo Xilai, who says he suspected her son was trying to assassinate Gu Kailai.
- Was there a massive strike at Foxconn’s Zhengzhou plant last Friday or not? And will it affect iPhone 5 production? Details here.
- Women in China face rising university entry barriers.
- China Guardian, China’s oldest auction house, held its first sale in Hong Kong yesterday.
- Former Taiwan premier and senior Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) member Frank Hsieh prods China to give Taiwan more international space. He also told China’s Taiwan Affairs Office Director Wang Yi (王毅) that there is no such a thing as the “1992 Consensus.”
- Domestic tourists flock to Nanning’s Bama County, famous for having the most centenarians in China.