China news round-up: Taiwan to simulate carrier attack, censors stop cash crunch 'hype' | South China Morning Post
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China news round-up: Taiwan to simulate carrier attack, censors stop cash crunch 'hype'

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Patrick Boehler has published on China and Southeast Asia in four languages for publications in the US, Europe and Asia. After stints with Austria's ministries of defence and foreign affairs in Vienna and Beijing, he began his reporting career in Kuala Lumpur with the Malaysian online news portal Malaysiakini and, later, The Irrawaddy Magazine, a Myanmar exile publication in Thailand. He holds a doctorate in political science and has taught journalism at the University of Hong Kong. Follow him on Twitter: @mrbaopanrui
 

Politics
Tianshan*
Xinjiang Public Security Department issues arrest warrants for 11 men involved in recent ethnic violence.
Wall Street Journal
Destroying Xinjiang minorities' way of life "is bound to lead to violence".
Caixin
Lesson from the Prism leaks: "China needs better laws and strict enforcement of the protection of individuals' information on the Internet", writes Yang Zheyu, deputy editor-in-chief of China Reform.
Financial Times
Censors urge media to "avoid malicious hype" over cash crunch. 

Civil society
Yanzhao Metropolis Daily*
Supreme People's Court publishes some death penalty rulings on its website for the first time.
Siweiluozi's Blog
"For Tang Hui, it seems, a non-judicial, negotiated settlement would be considered a just outcome," writes Joshua Rosenzweig.
Beijing Times*
China has 2.2 million registered drug addicts, says the Ministry of Public Security. 70 per cent of drugs come from the Golden Triangle.
China News Service*
China's urbanisation rate is slowing down, according to a study.

Economy
New York Times
Loan practices of China’s banks are raising concern.
The Diplomat
SOE's role in China’s foreign investment is declining.
Bloomberg
Chinese malls waive rents as vacancies loom.
Caixin
Party department announces new leadership team for COSCO Group, China's biggest shipping company.

Foreign affairs
People's Daily Online*
Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it has "no information" on an asylum request from US whistleblower Edward Snowden.
China Post
Taiwan annual largest military drill next week to simulate a Chinese aircraft carrier attack.
The Guardian
A Chinese factory has been accused of poisoning Somaliland water supplies.
China Dialogue
Understanding China's domestic agenda can end UN climate gridlock.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.

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