China ditches pointless awards in latest anti-waste push.
Editorial: It's "unwise to introduce more stimulus measures".
China's navy plots course to stock market.
Young officials are "a waste of talent" in China, says Nobel Prize winning economist Edmund Phelps.
Tea Leaf Nation
Crowdsourcing activism: China’s "food delivery party".
Richest 1000 people became 27 per cent better off in the past 12 months.
New York Times
Profiles of some popular people on Sina’s Weibo and some of their recent messages.
Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy
A Tibetan monastery has been shut down indefinitely after Chinese authorities attempted to impose its own choice of reincarnation.
Premier Li Keqiang cautioned that stimulus won’t help resolve deep-rooted economic problems.
Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report
Borrowing costs will almost certainly rise over the next two weeks due to banks’ need to meet capital requirements and consumers’ demand for cash to pay for holidays.
London black cab production restarts six months after Chinese rescue.
Real estate developers Sunac and Sun Hung Kai are biding as aggressively as "the king of the hill SOHO".
Editorial: The Diaoyu dispute "will make Japan more dependent on the US, which will only impose limited pressure on China."
The Herald (Zimbabwe)
Chinese companies pledge investments in petroleum refinery, power plants and car assembly plant in Zimbabwe.
"Many foreign leaders [...] regard the Chinese dream as fully consistent with the dreams of their own countries and own peoples," writes Yang Jiechi.
Beijing Morning Post*
President Xi Jinping discusses fight against Xinjiang separatists with Kyrgyz counterpart.
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