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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's growth at any cost the cause of instability

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... is common. For those outside the system, the edifices of growth and short-term profit seem insurmountable. Many on the inside realise China's economy has become fragile. China is now facing the same problems as it did a decade ago, requiring major reforms in many sectors. But one basic component remains: it still needs massive stimulus to drive the economy. China must get back ...

  2. News - China - WEALTH GAP

    State of inequality as China's rich get richer

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... inequality. The danger line where social turbulence can easily occur is 0.4. When China began to reform the planned economy three decades ago, the gauge was at 0.3. It has since risen more than 50 per ... said. Li Shi, a professor at Beijing Normal University who has become known as "Mr China Income Distribution" believes the widening wealth gap threatens economic growth. He uses ...

  3. Dammed up demands for change?

    Posted Dec 15th 2004, 12:00am by Elizabeth Economy

    ... Elizabeth Economy Protests in China are nothing new. Widespread corruption has bred deep discontent: workers protest at the Enron-like withholding of their life savings, townspeople fight ... China's leaders may realise that if they do not move quickly, they risk being swept away. Elizabeth Economy is director of Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York Copyright: ...

  4. Old-style thrift still has its place in the new China

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... far-reaching consequences. The one-child policy means the burden of care could fall upon a single member of the family. Ideally, China's economy will eventually spread the wealth ... handbags on their way to a fashionable entertainment zone. They are representatives of China's extraordinary achievements in the past 30 years, which transformed an inward-looking culture ...

  5. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    China's 2020 goal may fail unless core issues are tackled, say analysts

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... on increasing the overall size of the economy rather than improving the average citizen's well-being. Still, the effort could fall flat if Beijing fails to take additional steps to correct the way ... to hand over control of the country. But any such effort would be more difficult in China, where a lack of reliable income data obscures how wealth is distributed. The rising wealth ...

  6. Wen warns of huge challenges for China

    Posted Feb 28th 2010, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... The questions Wen answered were apparently picked to cover the major topics in his government report. 'If last year was the most difficult for China's economy in the new century, this one ... he said. 'We expect both countries to open markets to each other. In particular, the Unites States should acknowledge China's market economy status and open the exports of hi-tech ...

  7. Business - Comment

    Limits on China's migrant workers barrier to plan to lift their spending

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Reliance on rural migrants looks like another false hope Apparently Beijing is now relying on a vast army of migrant labourers to boost consumer spending and rebalance China's economy. According to a report published yesterday by the National Population and Family Planning Commission, the mainland's 230 million migrant workers "would greatly stimulate ...

  8. Organised crime entrenched: Xinhua

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Organised crime is becoming deep rooted in some regions of northeastern China, subverting economic growth and threatening social order, state media has warned. Outlook magazine, ... triad in the early 1990s, when China started setting up special agencies to prevent and control organised crime. His personal wealth had swollen to more than 10 million yuan since 1993. His ...

  9. Mainlanders lie about their incomes to the taxman too

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... domestic and international economic policy-making are enormous. For one thing, it means that the share of household income in China's economy is much greater, and the share of government ... of their income, then their spending is doubly remarkable. Clearly, something does not add up. Wang Xiaolu, of the China Reform Foundation, believes he can explain the discrepancy. He argues ...

  10. Urban-rural income gap predicted to get wider

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... and officials warned yesterday. Speaking at a forum to mark the launch of the Green Book of China's Rural Economy, an annual report co-authored by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences ... the government announced a grain protective procurement price, according to Fang Yan, a deputy director at the department of rural economy of the National Development and Reform Commission. Li Bingkun, ...




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