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China’s Silk Road Initiative Sows European Discomfort
https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-silk-road-initiative-sows-european-discomfort-1494861557
After European officials protested the proposed trade language, China released a list of countries it said supported the wording. The list included Portugal, but European officials said Portuguese officials told them they didn’t support the language and hadn’t been consulted. Beijing’s actions appeared to be an attempt to play off individual EU members against the wider bloc, the European officials said.

Can China Afford Its Belt and Road?
https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-05-17/can-china-afford-its-belt-and-road

Want to understand China? Read its best science fiction
https://qz.com/980096/in-china-the-dark-themes-of-science-fiction-can-read-more-like-nonfiction

Why Did a Chinese Peroxide Company Pay $1 Billion for a Talking Cat?
https://bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-05-17/why-did-a-chinese-peroxide-company-pay-1-billion-for-a-talking-cat

The little-known history of how Zoroastrian merchants helped create the old Silk Route
https://scroll.in/magazine/837568/the-little-known-history-of-how-zoroastrian-merchants-helped-create-the-old-silk-route

Ako na peniaze v Číne – kompletný návod (paveldvorak)
https://paveldvorak.blog.sme.sk/c/454105/ako-na-peniaze-v-cine-kompletny-navod.html

Syria says up to 5,000 Chinese Uygurs are fighting with rebels
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2093443/syria-says-5000-chinese-uygurs-are-fighting-rebels

After bike-sharing, this looks like China’s next startup craze
https://www.techinasia.com/xiaodian-series-b

Western partners wanted on China’s Silk Road
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2093480/western-partners-wanted-chinas-silk-road

Top Chinese researcher’s move to US sparks soul-searching in China
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2093551/top-chinese-researchers-move-us-after-funding-rejection

Umbrellas the latest trend in China’s sharing economy
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2093557/chinese-commuters-open-rented-umbrellas

North Korea’s invitation to China’s Belt and Road summit ‘may cast shadow over UN sanctions’
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2093622/north-korea-join-chinas-belt-and-road-summit

In Beijing’s population cap, echoes of the Maoist and Soviet eras
https://andrewbatson.com/2017/05/09/in-beijings-population-cap-echoes-of-the-maoist-and-soviet-eras/

On this day in AD 868: The Diamond Sutra, the oldest printed text in the world, goes to press
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/11/day-ad-868-diamond-sutra-oldest-printed-text-world-goes-press/

Shod, but still shoddy: China needs many more primary-care doctors
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21721948-memories-barefoot-ones-put-some-people-seeing-them-china-needs-many-more-primary-care

Friedrich Engels is still shaping Chinese cities, 120 years after his death
https://andrewbatson.com/2017/05/11/friedrich-engels-is-still-shaping-chinese-cities-120-years-after-his-death/

Why China’s Yellow River is so yellow – and why it’s prone to flooding
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2094153/why-chinas-yellow-river-so-yellow-and-why-its-prone-flooding

Lack of dust makes China’s air pollution much worse
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-39895558

Guo Wengui “Lets The Bullets Fly For A While”
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2017/05/rogue-tycoon-guo-wengui-lets-bullets-fly/

“Walking the City: A Guide to Exploring Beijing by Foot,” The Beijinger
http://granitestudio.org/2017/05/14/walking-city-guide-exploring-beijing-foot-beijinger/

Opinion: China’s robber barons take collusion to a whole new level
http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/opinion/article/2094155/opinion-chinas-robber-barons-take-collusion-whole-new-level

Forbidden City opens Fujian branch to display Western treasures
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2094409/forbidden-city-opens-fujian-branch-display-western-treasures

EU backs away from trade statement in blow to China’s ‘modern Silk Road’ plan
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/15/eu-china-summit-bejing-xi-jinping-belt-and-road

China Still Wants To Import Commodities, Not Manufactures (Judging From The “Early Harvest” Trade Deal)
https://blogs.cfr.org/setser/2017/05/15/china-still-wants-to-import-commodities-not-manufactures-judging-from-the-early-harvest-trade-deal/

Translation: Next Weekly Interview With Guo Wengui
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2017/05/translation-next-weekly-interview-guo-wengui/

Air pollution getting worse in north China even as government tries to crack down
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2094496/air-pollution-getting-worse-north-china-even-government-tries

Beijing laying groundwork for mass DNA testing in Xinjiang
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2094558/beijing-laying-groundwork-mass-dna-testing-xinjiang

Brief Follow Up on BARF Funding
http://www.baldingsworld.com/2017/05/17/brief-follow-up-on-barf-funding/

Engineers swing bridge 120 degrees in China
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-39952168

A Bollywood Hit in China, Despite the Dancing
https://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2017/05/18/a-bollywood-hit-in-china-despite-the-dancing/

China’s Wuxi bridge demolished after 44 years
/news/av/world-asia-china-39968605/chinas-wuxi-bridge-demolished-after-44-years

China going nowhere on hukou reform
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/05/19/china-going-nowhere-on-hukou-reform/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=china-going-nowhere-on-hukou-reform

Hollowed-out hutong: The wider meaning of change in a Beijing alleyway
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21722202-it-not-public-good-wider-meaning-change-beijing-alleyway

Duterte: China’s Xi threatened war if Philippines drills for oil
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2095003/duterte-chinas-xi-threatened-war-if-philippines-drills

How Uygurs and Tibetans found unity in Kashmir
http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/2094865/how-uygurs-and-tibetans-found-unity-kashmir

New Silk Road: Why China should be wary of overconfidence
http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/opinion/article/2094866/new-silk-road-why-china-should-be-wary-overconfidence

How banned hybrid seeds boost China’s cotton harvest
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2094797/how-banned-hybrid-seeds-boost-chinas-cotton-harvest

The pragmatism of Sino–Nepali humanitarianism
http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/05/20/the-pragmatism-of-sino-nepali-humanitarianism

Chinese police find 26 children caged in tricycle ‘school bus’
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2095118/chinese-police-find-26-children-caged-tricycle-school-bus

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