From an editorial in the Wall Street Journal Asia: A Chinese financial newspaper last month reported a case in which a Shanghai township took two billion yuan ($293 million) in loans intended for a new railway and instead used...
global financial risk
by Xiao Qiang | Apr 4, 2009
From the Wall Street Journal: China’s assertive stance in the run-up to the Group of 20 nations summit has paid off. In the two weeks before Thursday’s G20 meeting, Beijing called for developing nations to have a...
by Kate Zhao | Oct 30, 2007
From Reuters via inquirer.net: Chinese banks need to be on high alert to international financial market risks, the country’s top banking regulator said in remarks published on Tuesday. Traditional business dealings and long-term corporate investment were being replaced with “high-risk and high-return short-term speculation”, said Liu Mingkang, chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission . […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods