Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Interest Rates, City Clusters & Skype, To Innovation, Protectionism & Corruption)

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In case you were enjoying a holiday from the news, as well as work, here is our pick for your review:

1. Inflation: PMI 53.9 RT @newschina: China output moderates, factory inflation slows | Reuters: http://reut.rs/fKkaZb (See also: RMB RT @live_china: Yuan Rises to Strongest Since 1993 as China Cuts Import Costs – Bloomberg http://ff.im/-w33Cc

2. Interest rates RT @BeyondBrics: China: the long-awaited Xmas gift http://bit.ly/fYxsuW

3. The Environment: PITI RT @larsonchristina: Explanation of Pollution Info Transparency Index for Chinese Cities for 2009-10: http://tinyurl.com/2f3t82k

4. City clusters: RT @melissakchan: RT @chinanetwork: China May Integrate Beijing And Tianjin, Form World’s Biggest City: http://read.bi/eAo5lZ (see also: RT @niubi: China Daily-Urbanizing China http://bit.ly/dPwzbF; TheEIU_China The EIU China Total GDP of Tianjin’s Binhai zone has for the first time overtaken Shanghai’s Pudong financial zone. http://bit.ly/f1e4xS (in Chinese)

5. Skype Hype: @stinson For very important backgrounder on the China vs VOIP story, read @peterschloss here: http://bit.ly/fd7oVS (see also: One to watch RT @niubi: China’s MIIT Declares Most VOIP Services, Including Skype, Illegal | DigiCha http://bit.ly/evtqfs)

6. IP & Innovation: China’s patent ambitions: Beijing whitepaper detail aim to be more than world’s factory floor (NYT), http://tinyurl.com/2bm3324 (See also: @chinahearsay Challenging Perceptions: New Statistics from the Supreme People’s Court on IPR Lawsuits in the PRC http://bit.ly/eXm6mn | King & Wood)

7. Two Faces of The State: @caixinmediafeed Caixin: What happens when one state-owned giant, CNOOC, squares off against a local customs department. http://bit.ly/g1uC8z

8. Policy & Protectionism RT @chinahearsay: Truth about industrial policy http://is.gd/jGRV6 – nice Op/Ed by WB’s Justin Lin (see also: RT @WSJAsiaBiz: China Squeezes Foreigners for Share of Global Riches http://on.wsj.com/fELy9X; Protectionism RT @niubi: EU wants power to block China’s technology purchasing power | ITworld http://bit.ly/hGG7sF)

9. Corruption RT @chinahearsay: Full Text: China’s Efforts to Combat Corruption http://is.gd/jGSvV – anti-corruption white paper

10. Poverty: China has decided to set the nation’s poverty line at an annual per capita net income of 1,500 yuan ($226) in 2011. http://bit.ly/gYjF1u (see also: Wages RT @ftchina: Beijing city hikes minimum wage 21 per cent http://bit.ly/dM01Zb)

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