SHANGHAI, June 3 Chinese newspapers available in
Beijing and Shanghai carried the following stories on Tuesday.
Reuters has not checked the stories and does not vouch for their
- The government's decision last Friday to lower the reserve
requirement for more banks to shore up China's economic growth
does not mean it was easing monetary policy, economists say.
- China's economy growth will not rebound sharply even
though it posted over the weekend that its official Purchasing
Managers' Index rose to 50.8 in May from April's 50.4, better
than the market had expected, analysts say.
CHINA SECURITIES JOURNAL
- The Shanghai Stock Exchange adjusted the components of its
main blue-chip stock index, the SSE180, to include 18
new firms, such as the newly listed Shaanxi Coal Industry Co Ltd
- With another 20 firms publishing their draft share issue
prospectuses on the China Securities Regulatory Commission
website over the weekend, the total number of companies that
have published such prospectuses as part of their initial public
offering process has reached 430.
- The persistent existence and rampancy of cult activities
in China reveals failures in education and administration, an
editorial by this official newspaper said after the murder of a
woman at a fastfood restaurant in China last week sparked a
national outcry as it was revealed she was beaten to death for
refusing to give her telephone number to members of a banned
- China Vanke Co Ltd said a Shenzhen-based
financial firm representing 1,320 of Vanke's employees has
bought Vanke shares worth a combined 723 million yuan ($116
million) over the past three trading days.
- Asia must guard against Cold War-like solutions that
result in division, and those countries hoping to use military
alliances to strike balance should abandon Cold War thinking, a
commentary by this ruling Communist Party of China's newspaper
said after China, Japan and the United States exchanged harsh
words at an Asian Security meeting in Singapore over the
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(Reporting by Shanghai Newsroom; Editing by Prateek Chatterjee)