China news round-up: PLA exercise at N Korean border, HSBC sells Bank of Shanghai stake
PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 11 December, 2013, 8:06am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 11 December, 2013, 8:06am
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Speculation about topics at the Central Economic Work Conference: environment, urbanization, real estate.
Ministry of Defence says military restructuring rumours are mere speculation.
The central bank has been consulting executives of major banks about creating a deposit insurance mechanism and may announce a draft plan early next year.
Radio Free Asia
Tibetan exile political leader Lobsang Sangay said Tibetans seek “genuine autonomy” under guarantees already provided under China’s constitution.
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Radio Free Asia
Chinese authorities have expelled a group of Inner Mongolian herders from Beijing after they persistently petitioned officials over the loss of their grazing land in a landmark case.
New York Review of Books
In 1998, in Beijing, 13,000 people had the name Zhang Shuzhen 张淑珍, 11,000 were called Wang Shuzhen 王淑珍, and 10,100 were named Li Shuzhen 李淑珍.
Hong Kong listings revival offers sovereign wealth path to China.
China will set up one or two state-owned investment companies next year to facilitate SOE restructuring.
HSBC sells 8 per cent stake in Bank of Shanghai to Spain’s Santander.
Air pollution worries and falling prices have forced coal companies to shift their business model.
China's 39th Army is currently involved in winter training exercises on the border with North Korea.
New York Times
Computer breaches at the foreign ministries of the Czech Republic, Portugal, Bulgaria, Latvia and Hungary have been traced to Chinese hackers.
China Law and Policy
Journalists Edward Wong and Paul Mooney will testify before the US Congress today.
Japan, China and South Korea will hold their first policy dialogue to discuss air pollution next year.
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