Tony Abbott in silk

Below is a scrapbook of links and artifacts compiled 12 November 2014.

APEC
The New York Times: U.S. and China Reach Deal on Climate Change in Secret Talks
Xinhua: 习近平夫妇迎候APEC欢迎晚宴嘉宾
Photos of world leaders with Xi Jinping ang Peng Liyuan (image source), 习近平同美国总统奥巴马开始举行会谈
Global Times: Full text: Statement on the 25th anniversary of APEC

Ecommerce
The New York Times: For Online Retailers Like Alibaba, Singles’ Day in China Is a Bonanza

Censorship and ideology
Qiushi: 建国初期对知识分子思想改造的历史必然性
The New York Times: Air Quality App Stops Providing Data From U.S. Embassy

Rule of law 法治, constitution, reform
China Media Project: A backstage glimpse at the Plenum “Decision”
Bloomberg: Xi Gets a ‘C’ in Report Card on China’s Policy Program: Economy

Xi at the helm
The People’s Daily: 人民网评:亚太梦创造“共同体”红利引领全球经济增长–观点
Global Times: Xi’s ‘new normal’ theory

Japan
Global Times: After meeting, Abe must honor his words

Africa
Social Science Research Council: Think Pieces: Making Sense of the China-Africa Relationship
A selection of ‘think pieces [that] were presented at Making Sense of the China-Africa Relationship: Theoretical Approaches and the Politics of Knowledge, a conference held on November 18 and 19, 2013, at Yale University.’

Hong Kong Shanghai Stock Connect
Hexun: 沪港通助力A股上攻 T+0或成就大牛市