Three articles last week explored the extent of Party influence over different sections of Chinese...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 26, 2013
At The Wall Street Journal, Bob Davis describes how prestige and security are driving fresh graduates towards jobs in government or state-owned enterprises, rather than private companies or entrepreneurship: Over the past...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 30, 2011
The implications of Zambia's election of Michael Sata, a fierce critic of Chinese involvement in the country, continue to attract analysis. At The Atlantic, Howard French examines the widespread interpretation of the election as...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 28, 2010
In the New York Times, Didi Kirsten Tatlow sums up recent gains and losses for China's women after three decades of economic reforms: Three decades after China embarked on dazzling economic reforms, much has changed for women....
by Gao Fei | Jul 17, 2007
From Financial Times: Almost 3m members of China’s ruling Communist party work for private companies, after a four-year drive to tighten ties with the fast-growing sector. The push by the world’s largest political organisation has resulted in 80 per cent more party organisations in non-state enterprises, state media said on Tuesday. In 2002 there were […]
by Sophie Beach | Dec 13, 2005
From the Financial Times: China is poised to announce its economy is significantly larger than the government’s official measure following a national economic census which found a large underestimation of the country’s thriving and largely private services sector. The revision is also expected to show the economy is less reliant on investment and more driven […]
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