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China news round-up: Indian, Chinese patrols face off, another Tibetan monk self-immolates

PUBLISHED : Monday, 22 July, 2013, 7:40am
UPDATED : Monday, 22 July, 2013, 7:45am

Southern Metropolis Daily*
President Xi Jinping congratulates Taiwan's Ma Ying-jeou for re-election as Kuomintang party chairman.
The Economist
Anti-nuclear protests could raise fears in Beijing of an anti-nuclear movement becoming a cover for anti-government activity. Taiwan offers a precedent.
China Media Project
Citizens issue statement on Xu Zhiyong detention.
Ningxia lobbies for policy reform to allow investment from Arab countries to help develop the economically struggling region.

Radio Free Asia*
Another Tibetan monk dies after setting himself on fire in Sichuan province.
Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center
38 Mongolian herders were prevented from travelling to Beijing to stage a protest.
The Atlantic
China harvests the majority of its organs from executed prisoners.
Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
Infant’s death inflames health-care tensions.

Chinese economy set to turn around, no hard landing, says finance minister Lou Jiwei.
Wall Street Journal
China's banks will need up to US$100 billion in new funding over the next two years following Beijing's move to shake up lending.
"Reducing controls on deposit rates would have a far bigger impact, boosting household income but also raising costs for large borrowers that have become addicted to cheap credit", says David Loevinger, former US Treasury Department senior coordinator for China affairs.
An index that tracks Chinese stocks available to foreigners returns less than one per cent a year.

Foreign affairs
The Times of India
Indian, Chinese patrols face off in Ladakh again.
New York Times
Hauling new treasure along the Silk Road.
South Sea Conversations
General Luo Yuan’s think tank released reports on the military power of the US and Japan.
The Independent
Landslide victory for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan election dismays China.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.