bureaucracy

Family Planning Reform: “Two-Child Policy”?

Amid a worsening demographic dilemma, there have been rumors that China’s new leadership might reform the controversial one-child policy. Bloomberg looks at a significant change being considered for vexed family planning...

Pollution Solutions Succumb to Infighting

Pollution in China has reached heights forcing officials to acknowledge “ecological progress” as essential for both the nation’s well-being and their own political legitimacy. While forming policy to help clean...

Who Benefits From Railway Ministry Spin-off?

The State Council announced plans earlier this month to break up the Ministry of Railways as part of a broader restructuring of China’s massive bureaucracy, with a new commercial entity called China Railway Co. assuming...

Will New Government Reform One-Child Policy?

While demographers claim that the reorganization of China’s Population and Family Planning Commission will not change the controversial one-child policy, Caijing reports that the new government is expected to amend the...

Shanghai Gay Club Hits Difficulties

A gay megaclub which opened in Shanghai earlier this summer has been forced to close, but accounts differ over whether this is due to discrimination, conspiring competitors or fire regulations and other licensing issues....

China to Wage Battle Against Bureaucracy

Chinese people are frustrated by the politicians and their bureaucracy. In this year’s CPPCC, the Communist Party tried to reconfigure the overlapped ones to be more efficient and effecive, from Los Angeles Times : China...

Former CPC Official Lambasts Selling of Gov’t Jobs – Xinhua

From Xinhua via China Daily: Buying and selling government jobs has become one of the main causes of government corruption in China, says a former head of the CPC’s organization department. Zhang Quanjing (º†ÂÖ®ÊôØ), who headed the department for five years until 1999, says some people will stop at nothing, including murder, to move up […]

China has too many officials – Zhang Quanjing

Zhang Quanjing, (张全景) is the former head of the organization department of the CPC Central Committee (1994 Р1999). The following quotes are from his interview with the Chinese official publication Oriental...

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