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  1. slowdown in reform efforts under attack

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Economic Forum, called for a systematic political reform to put more restrictions on the Communist Party's use of power. Wu noted that state-owned enterprises had been rapidly expanding ... within Beijing's academic circles and government think tanks, of the recent slowdown in the nation's economic reform efforts. The article, which appeared in Economic Information Daily ...

  2. Beijing urged to lead global monetary reform

    Posted Nov 07th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... said Robert Mundell, a professor of economics at Columbia University. 'China should initiate plans for a reform of the international monetary system to make it more equitable. It would ... Tom Miller in Beijing Beijing should demand a root-and-branch reform of the international monetary system and take a leading role in creating a body to replace the International Monetary ...

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    An economics Nobel for the Chinese Communist Party?

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... According to estimates by the World Bank and Dani Rodrik, a Harvard political economist and one-time economic adviser to Barack Obama, between 1981 and 2001, there were roughly 400 million fewer ... of the equation. Since then, China has become the world's second-largest economy. For sure, China's economic growth model has hit a wall and must undergo radical reform; but its leaders are well ...

  4. Slowdown gives reforms a chance

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... wasteful projects that create a false impression of sustainable economic activity, the slowdown should be an incentive to policymakers to force local authorities and the state sector to reform ... Premier Wen Jiabao signalled monetary easing last month when he said the maintenance of stable economic growth should be given higher priority, instead of being paired with curbing ...

  5. Giveaway does not take away need for reform

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... longer-term benefits. The giveaway was a political necessity given the record surplus resulting from our city's booming economy. Mr Tsang found himself with an embarrassment of riches and has come up with a variety of ways to return wealth to the people. He was, however, reluctant to make longer-term commitments on spending, especially with dark economic clouds on the horizon ...

  6. Wen's late conversion to bank reform looks doomed to fail

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... only significant economic reform, they say, was the abolition in 2006 of China's agricultural tax, which helped raise rural incomes. Now, it seems Wen may have reached the same conclusion. ... one last bid to secure their reputation, as often as not by attempting some sort of institutional reform. Wen Jiabao is no different. At first glance, the achievements of his term as premier ...

  7. The rise of economic warlords

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... If one judges things by classroom economics, the foreign economists are probably correct. But Beijing has broader social and political considerations, which require alternative measures. The first concern is political, specifically the relationship between the central and regional governments. An imbalance in resource allocation and economic development between regions has created ...

  8. US report calls for legal reforms

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A report urging the central government to step up human rights protection and legal reforms is due to be released today by the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China. The report - a copy of which was posted on the commission's website yesterday - acknowledges efforts made by mainland leaders in incremental political reforms and building the strength and transparency ...

  9. Wen warns of threat from global economic slowdown

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... rising protectionism and trade misperceptions. 'The effect of certain political factors in the international arena on world economic trends cannot be overlooked,' he said. 'All ... at a critical period in its reform and development, and we must be fully prepared for changes in the international environment and become better able to defuse risks,' Mr Wen said. He devoted ...

  10. Business - Economy - REFORM

    Innovation 'key' to reform success in China, summit told

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Innovation 'key to reform success' Home-grown innovation, rather than slavish copying of Western models, is needed to ensure the success of economic reforms on the mainland, delegates ... as the most significant reform of the economic system by Beijing. Questioned from the floor about Communist Party chief Xi Jinping's pledge to promote growth "without exaggeration", ...




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