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Snowstorms Let China’s Economy Off The Hook

Overseas political commentator Liang Jing wrote following essay, thanks to Dr. David Kelly for the translation: A very important item of information spread around Beijing’s dining and mahjong tables during Spring Festival this year: Premier Wen Jiabao’s macroeconomic policies had taken an emergency change of course, the tight monetary policy was in fact greatly

February 17, 2008

Shaking Hands with Secretary Hu: Comrade, Good Job

A personal diary that records a rare handshake with the Chinese president during his visit to Guangxi Province, and more importantly, the Chinese secret service clean-up prior to Hu’s arrival. The post, after a brief life online, was deleted by the censor. However, more copies showed up in cyberspace after being “harmonized.” Translated by CDT: After a shower

February 15, 2008