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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi Jinping's wider ambitions in rooting out graft

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:27am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... to the saying: "Each of the nine dragons ruled their fiefdom without a clear leader". This has been widely blamed for the lack of any major reform drive and the rapid rise of official ...

  2. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Bureaucratic inertia stalls reform drive

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 06:25am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... safe. Little more than 1½ years after President Xi Jinping came to power and unveiled an ambitious reform programme, government leaders can barely contain their exasperation about the passive ...

  3. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Justice steps in where stability once ruled

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 06:02am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... and more complex tests little more 18 months into their 10-year terms. At home, a slowdown in the economy has made investors jittery about uncertainties ahead, while an ambitious economic reform ...

  4. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    After powerful start, Li Keqiang's frustration grows with resistance to reforms

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 05:15am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... they still covertly put up strong resistance. The ambitious reform drive, trumpeted by President Xi Jinping and Premier Li, is now entering a stalemate even before the real battle against vested ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Too much at stake for Beijing and Tokyo to risk in war over islands

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:22am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... the leadership also holds that China still faces a "strategic opportunity" to develop its economy. Armed conflict would greatly set back China's ambitious goal to create a relatively ...

  6. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Super ministries may not be the right answer for mainland China

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Zhejiang province, that killed 40 people and the sacking of railways minister Liu Zhijun over allegations of corruption in the same year. But his ambitious plan to create bigger ministries ...

  7. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Action needed on graft and economy

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... In a new year wish list, leaders should publicly declare their assets, introduce reforms to boost growth and rein in bureaucratic red tape For the nation's new leaders who came to power last month, the year ahead is critical for them to show a willingness to start afresh and establish their authority. This probably means they will have to set some tough and ambitious ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    The frightening implications of Bo Xilai's harsh punishment

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... belief that those political elite are above the law. And given Bo's ambitious and ruthless nature, he would have surely been a wolf among sheep on the committee, meaning that history would ...



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