Last week at Caixin Online, Huang Yiping cited tennis star Li Na’s Grand Slam success as a model for reinvigorating financial reform. Now Wu Jinglian, an economist at the Development and Research Center at the State...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 16, 2009
Following protests in which workers took a government official hostage, managers of a steel plant in Henan have canceled plans to privatize. From the New York Times: The protests, in Henan Province in central China, were the...
by Gao Fei | Feb 20, 2007
From The the AP, via the Washington Post: A group of Chinese scholars and retired officials has petitioned China’s legislature to halt the privatization of state companies, arguing it has widened the country’s income gap and fueled social unrest, a petitioner said Tuesday. The petition strikes a discordant note just weeks before the annual session […]
by Michael Zhao | Sep 13, 2006
From Reuters via the New York Times: A popular television host known as China’s Larry King said on Wednesday that Shanghai authorities pulled the plug on his talk show this year to prevent him from exposing a sensitive case of local official corruption. In his first interview with Western media since being forced off of […]
by Sophie Beach | Jul 5, 2006
From Asia Times: Housing privatization in Chinese cities, which only began in the early 1990s, has proceeded at an amazingly fast pace. After a mere 10-plus years, more than 80% of Chinese urbanites now own their dwellings. While the Chinese media boasts that the proportion of private housing in Chinese cities is now higher than […]
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- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
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