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PUBLISHED : Monday, 15 July, 2013, 7:27am
UPDATED : Monday, 15 July, 2013, 7:41am

China news round-up: Macau moves university to mainland, Xinhua corrects growth figures

BIO

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
Reuters
As China's economic pain increases, so does the reform effort.
Sinocism
"Democracy is a trend that cannot be impeded",  writes outspoken Communist Party thinker Yu Keping.
Beijing Morning News*
The Chinese Academy for Social Sciences denies involvement in Transparency International's Taiwan corruption poll. (Background)
The Observer
The Chinese government's increasingly sophisticated approach to censorship demands a new interpretation.

Society
Washington Post
Video: Chinese economy sends college grads into "ant colonies".
Los Angeles Times
China's "leftover women" face intense pressure to marry.
New York Times
The University of Macau is relocating to mainland China.
The Economist
Houses are least affordable in those parts of China where men most outnumber women.

Economy
Blackstone
China’s boundless growth is being replaced by new uncertainty, writes senior Wall Street strategist Byron Wien.
Bloomberg
Xinhua corrected a report that cited Finance Minister Lou Jiwei as saying the country’s growth target this year is 7 per cent, lower than the official goal of 7.5 per cent.
Quartz
Beef prices have risen 30 per cent every month for the past year.
Huxiu*
Alibaba's Yuebao puts pressure on retail banks customer service. 

Foreign affairs
Reuters
China agrees to currency, procurement reforms in talks with US.
Times of India
China has become a new route to smuggle fake currency into India.
Financial Times
Chinese navy sails past northern Japan for first time.
The Hindu
Bhutan's previous government's overtures to China could have been the reason for India’s decision to end a subsidy for cooking gas and kerosene to the kingdom. 

* denotes articles in Chinese language.

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