Photo by @oinonio. Taken off Changle Road.
A few links to start off your day:
- The People’s Daily does a hatchet job on the New York Times in an article that appears to have almost been completely plagiarised.
- Somebody in Beijing loan Yang Rui a fruit knife, please.
- Ralph Jennings of the Christian Science Monitor tells us the real reason why China and Japan are locked in a territorial dispute.
- In Zhengzhou, Rory McIlroy beats Tiger Woods in the first one-on-one exhibition match between golf’s two biggest names.
- On Bloomberg Businessweek, Christina Larson takes a look at the effect that social media has had on protests in China.
- Reuters has the fascinating story of a young woman, Hua Youjuan, who succeeded in getting her corrupt village chief impeached before being elected village chief herself.
- China claims Xinjiang militant groups are active in Syria, writes Ananth Krishnan of The Hindu.
- ASEAN’s efforts to build a multilateral “code of conduct” on territorial disputes in the South China Sea is getting stonewalled by China.
- Taiwan arrests three on suspicion of spying for China.
- Taiwan tries to attract California students to its universities.
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