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By Li Hong in Global Times, July 5, 2017 at 23:38:40
The author is an editor with the Global Times.
The colossal economic engine of China kept its strong momentum in the first half of 2017, with annualized growth widely projected at 6.8 percent. Entering the second half, we haven’t heard any sputtering noises, even though the authorities have tightened monetary policy to rid the world’s second-largest economy of any hidden risks.
Investment bankers in both Chinese and foreign institutions have forecast growth in the third and fourth quarters of 6.7 …

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by Wendy Wu & Jane Cai in South China Morning Post, July 5, 2017 at 11.19 pm
Beijing will hold a long-delayed key financial work conference this month, putting the focus on financial security in the run-up to an expected changing of the top Communist Party guard later this year, sources and Chinese media said on Wednesday.
The big issues up for debate could include an overhaul of the financial regulatory regime, financial security and opening up of the financial markets, the sources said.
The first National Financial Work Conference was …

Bangladesh, Featured »

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The writer is a former IGP
The actual and potential damage caused by religious militancy or the so-called ‘Islamist violence’ can no longer be brushed aside in our parlance. Owing to factors both internal and external, this writer believes that even the pragmatic objective of marginalising religious militancy would actually be an awesome task, not to speak of eliminating religiously motivated violence. The reasons for such a view are grounded in reality.
One has to note that the fearsome Bangladeshi youths of the Gulshan Holey Artisan Bakery attack who did not …

Bangladesh »

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by Special Correspondent in Prothom Alo, July 5, 2017 at 19:00 hrs
Poet, writer, and political commentator Farhad Mazhar had been picked up in a microbus, blindfolded and taken to Khulna. Who abducted him and why? Similar incidents have been occurring and in most cases, fingers are being pointed at the law enforcement agencies.
At a press conference in Minto Road on Tuesday, joint commissioner of the police’s detective Abdul Baten said that Farhad Mazhar had stated that when he left his house to buy some medicine early morning on Monday, a …