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

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 03 July, 2013, 7:24am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 03 July, 2013, 7:48am

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".
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.

New York Times
Loan practices of China’s banks are raising concern.
The Diplomat
SOE's role in China’s foreign investment is declining.
Chinese malls waive rents as vacancies loom.
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.