Below is a scrapbook of links and artifacts compiled 17 November 2014.
Australia – China trade / G20
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: China-Australia Free Trade Agreement
The reputation of 2nd Generation Reds and PLA song and dance troupes
The Beijing News / China News: 胡乔木女儿:极少数红二代破坏革命后代形象
The Paper: 许其亮：坚决反对妖魔化军队文艺工作，军事文艺要凤凰涅槃
The People’s Daily: 这两年，改变中国的15个“热词”
Occupy Hong Kong
Leaders of BRICS countries meet in Brisbane, Nov. 15. pic.twitter.com/6PuewFbNy1
— People's Daily,China (@PDChina) November 15, 2014
The People’s Daily: 【见闻】为了不输北京APEC，澳大利亚G20也拼了
New York Times, journalist visas, and Xi’s reply
Xinhua: Commentary: No excuse for Western media to run unchecked in China, 新华国际时评:《纽约时报》的失实、失态、失信
China Media Project: Posts on Xi’s snubbing of NYT deleted
The China Daily: Don’t ignore different rulebook
Liaoning newspaper snooping on teachers and calling for positive energy
China Media Project: College teachers must be more “positive”
Business and banks
Visa and MasterCard executives eager to expand in China were thrilled recently when Premier Li Keqiang seemed to suggest that a door would open to them for bank card yuan business in the country.
But they had read Li wrong: The premier’s statement in late October did not signal an opening to overseas bank card firms. Instead, it signaled tougher times.