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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    China reform pledges show Xi assuming Deng mantle, analysts say

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 03:30pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... and instil it with more discipline, mass supervision and a tough assault on corruption Barry Naughton “It was pretty surprising,” said Barry Naughton, a professor at the University of California, San ... a professor at the University of California, Riverside, and a renowned China scholar, cautioned that despite the attention-grabbing nature of the promises issued by the Third Plenum, they amounted ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Humboldt: Life on America's Marijuana Frontier, by Emily Brady

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... America's hazily legal marijuana hub in California, the restricted herb should be. "Just as the Napa Valley, a few hours south, fills with the smell of fermenting grapes during harvest season, ... author Greg Campbell. Brady's work has run everywhere from The New York Times to Time , Village Voice and Smithsonian . Raised in Northern California, she attended Columbia University's ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Bizarre rush to secure a spot at Leung Chun-ying's third community meeting

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... camped outside Leighton Hill Community Hall in Causeway Bay or lose them if they left the site for more than 30 minutes. They can exchange the cards for tickets to Leung Chun-ying's ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Command and Control

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... plays a lead part in Schlosser's core cold war story: the effort, amid the rolling hills of Damascus, Arkansas, to avert the eruption of a ballistic missile packing the most potent nuclear ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Former leader Jiang Zemin gives public support to Xi

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... by his wife, his daughter-in-law, a grandson and a granddaughter. The report likened the meeting to the summit at the Sunnylands estate in California between Xi and his US host Barack Obama last ... as "impressive", citing Xi's recent summit with Obama in California as evidence of progress. Analysts said the report showed Jiang still wielded significant political power even though he stepped down ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Housing will be key in CY Leung's maiden policy address

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... at the former Burma lines military site at Queen's Hill in Fanling is the latest idea. The remote site was zoned for comprehensive development of flats in 1999, but since 2010, the 16-hectare site ... of land use at Queen's Hill. Marco Wu Moon-hoi, a housing adviser close to Leung, would not comment on the reports about Queen's Hill but noted a scramble for land among policy bureaus. ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping adopts casual, open air on visit to Shenzhen

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 03:12am by He Huifeng

    ... people who had gathered in advance of his 10am visit to Lotus Hill, and even answered questions from a pair of Hong Kong journalists in  the crowd. Asked what message he had for Hongkongers, Xi ... he told his entourage. The visit to Lotus Hill Park, which features a bronze statue of late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping, appeared intended to emphasise the new leader's commitment ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping keeps things low key in trip to Shenzhen

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam, He Huifeng

    ... to visit Lotus Hill, which features a bronze statue of late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping , and the former fishing village of Yunong, now a wealthy symbol of the success of Deng's open door ...

  9. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping must make government credible, then reform it

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... of impact it had in the past," said Barry Naughton, a veteran China researcher at the University of California, San Diego. "China's reform today faces a credibility problem," he ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping vows no stop in reform and opening up

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Hill in Shenzhen on Saturday. "We came here to show that we will unswervingly push forward reform and opening up," Xinhua quoted Xi as saying in front of the statue. His inspection ...



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