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  1. Economist urges political revamp

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing The mainland should embrace overall reform, including the restructuring of the political system, instead of just focusing on economics, a liberal official said. Gao ... socialist democratic politics,' Professor Gao told Shanghai's Oriental Morning Post in a series of articles marking the 30th anniversary of the market-oriented economic reforms initiated ...

  2. Confronting China's demons- The stifling pyramid of the economic boom

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... economy, Political Struggles in China's Reform. Yang sees Chinese society as a pyramid of five classes with a small elite of 1.2 million people at the top. They account for just 1.5 per cent ... all methods to obtain advancement. This has created the inequality in our society.' So the political struggle is no longer just between conservatives and reformers but also between ...

  3. No cure for politics in health care

    Posted Jul 04th 2006, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... that reforming health-care financing, in all countries, is as much about politics as economics. In Hong Kong, the debate has been with us for almost two decades: the 'problem' has yet ... Anthony Cheung If you believe media speculation, you may think the government's public consultation on reforming health-care funding might be delayed for political reasons. Namely, ...

  4. Tang vows to provide a greater economic lead

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... behind Leung Chun-ying in popularity ratings, also promised reforms to improve residents' livelihoods and strengthen Hong Kong's economic fundamentals. However, he said his government ... Chow Chung-yan and Olga Wong Henry Tang Ying-yen says he is ready to modify the city's treasured laissez-faire economic principles and adopt a more proactive approach if he is made ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's growth at any cost the cause of instability

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

    ... of production, transport and labour, while reducing China's competitive advantage and threatening to roll back economic achievements that characterised the China economic miracle. These rising costs ... are more containable. In many ways, China's fixation with hypergrowth led to its economic miracle, but now it threatens to unravel this achievement. Aside from creating economic distortions ...

  6. Investigated for economic crimes

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the planning commission in Fuzhou and prominent advocate for political reform, was detained in July 1998 and sentenced by a Beijing court to four years in prison, followed by one year's loss ... Cheng Yizhong, founder and former chief editor of the Southern Metropolis Daily and The Beijing News, was arrested on suspicion of economic crimes in March 2004. A district procuratorate ...

  7. Blueprint for medical reform set for release

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Beijing will release the long-awaited medical reform blueprint next month as the three-month public consultation period draws to a close. The blueprint attempts ... rushed to submit suggestions during the past three months. Together with the overall blueprint, the government will release five supporting documents outlining reforms in medical insurance, ...

  8. It's time to reform health care financing

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This year has had no shortage of crises- key among them the economic downturn and the swine-flu outbreak- to keep the government occupied. But with optimism slowly returning, it should be time for it to focus on important issues that have been put on hold, such as political development and health care financing. The second round of public consultation on health care financing ...

  9. Wen vows swift economic reforms

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Premier Wen Jiabao has vowed to accelerate reform of the mainland's economic structure by focusing on raising household earnings and breaking ... to National People's Congress deputies yesterday, he singled out six areas for deepening reform which include taxation, the financial system, income distribution, and the government's role ...

  10. City's economy will not slide after Games, says economic planner

    Posted Aug 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing The city of Beijing has benefited enormously from hosting the Olympic Games and a post-Olympic economic downturn, as suffered by a number of host cities in the past, is unlikely to hit the capital, according to one of the city's top economic planners. Lu Yingchuan, deputy director of the Beijing Municipal Development and Reform Commission, said ...




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