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July 17 2012 China Daily Mail Headlines


Large military hospital built for South China Sea actions

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A large military hospital, newly built on Hainan Island, indicates that China’s hard-line attitude in the South China Sea is not merely bluffing. Hong Kong’s Ming Pao says that the Chinese military’s PLA Daily quoted Major General Li Shuzhang, President of PLA General Hospital: “the large military medical city in Sanya, Hainan that was formally … Continue reading »

WTO: China discriminates against foreign card companies

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The World Trade Organisation has ruled that China discriminates against foreign credit-card and debit-card providers. A panel of the trade body said China maintains a monopoly on yuan-denominated payment cards which breaks WTO rules. Only one company, China UnionPay, is allowed to process domestic currency transactions. This limits foreign providers such as Visa and Mastercard. … Continue reading »

China’s top leaders attach importance to petition handling

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SCMP reports, “Zhou Yongkang, the top mainland official in charge of law and order, yesterday called for better handling of people’s complaints and urged officials to take a preventive approach before people’s discontent turned into radical action.” SCMP says, “Speaking at a national conference to officials from the letters and petition bureaus across the country, … Continue reading »

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