Latest update: 09/08/2012
Gu Kailai murder trial opens in China
International papers, Thursday 9th August 2012: The Asia edition of the Wall Street Journal leads with the murder trial of Gu Kailai; we also look at what Chinese media are saying - or rather not saying - about the case. China Daily assesses the impact of typhoon Haikui and interviews one man who chases typhoons for fun; and The Independent talks to British Olympic gold medallists Sir Chris Hoy and Laura Trott - they tell the paper the government must keep "their hands off our funding!
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