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PUBLISHED : Thursday, 12 September, 2013, 7:47am
UPDATED : Thursday, 12 September, 2013, 8:05am

China news round-up: Tibetan monastery closed, PLA navy turns to stock market

BIO

Patrick Boehler has written for Foreign Policy, Time, Bloomberg, Le Monde Diplomatique and the Chinese weekly Shidai Zhoubao. He has covered Southeast Asia for the Austrian daily Wiener Zeitung and China's relations with Myanmar for the Myanmese magazine The Irrawaddy, reporting from the trenches of the Kachin civil war and Yangon's tea houses. He began his reporting career in Kuala Lumpur with the Malaysian online news portal Malaysiakini. Before moving to Hong Kong, he worked for Austria's ministries of defence and foreign affairs in Beijing. He studied in Milan, Vienna, Beijing and Hong Kong.
 

Politics
Reuters
China ditches pointless awards in latest anti-waste push.
Caixin
Editorial: It's "unwise to introduce more stimulus measures".
Financial Times
China's navy plots course to stock market.
Beijing Times*
Young officials are "a waste of talent" in China, says Nobel Prize winning economist Edmund Phelps.

Society
Tea Leaf Nation
Crowdsourcing activism: China’s "food delivery party".
The Independent
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.

Economy
Bloomberg
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.
The Guardian
London black cab production restarts six months after Chinese rescue.
Mingtiandi
Real estate developers Sunac and Sun Hung Kai are biding as aggressively as "the king of the hill SOHO".

Foreign affairs
Global Times
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.
National Interest
"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.

* denotes articles in Chinese language.

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