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July 6: Chinese tourists ‘attacked’ by anti-Beijing protesters in Turkey; World Bank removes criticisms from China economy report

PUBLISHED : Monday, 06 July, 2015, 10:20am
UPDATED : Monday, 06 July, 2015, 4:48pm

Politics

Communist Party flagship newspaper People's Daily, state-run Xinhua news agency, and the Economic Daily owned by State Council each publishes a commentary urging the public to be confident in a stablised capital market, after a sharp plummet of A shares in the past three weeks. (thepaper.cn) 

 

Diplomacy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs says some Chinese tourists have recently been "attacked and disturbed" in Turkey by anti-Beijing protesters during multiple demonstrations targeting the Chinese government over the treatment of Uyghurs in China’s far western region of Xinjiang (Reuters)
 

South Korean marine police arrested 10 Chinese fishermen in the Yellow Sea between the two countries for "illegally conducting fishing" and "violently confronting the law enforcers" last month. (Global Times)

 

Economy

The World Bank has removed a sharply critical portion from a recently released report on China’s economy that called for reform of its financial system or China may face the risk of ending "three decades of stellar performances". The Washington-based institution said the section had not been adequately reviewed and that its wording was inappropriate. (AFP)

 

Society

Covered by a rainbow flag, a female college student from the prestigious Sun Yat-sen University in southern China came out of the closet in front of thousands of students at the school's graduation ceremony, embracing the school principal's support, over the weekend. (Eastday.com)
 

Twelve people died in a shoe factory collapse in eastern China's Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, state media reported Sunday, with more than 40 escaping on their own or being rescued. (AFP)
 

Beijing Police have detained a man for allegedly spreading a rumour online that a person jumped to his death in the city’s financial district due to China’s precarious stock markets, underscoring growing jitters amid a three-week long sell-off. (AFP)