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  1. Transparency is key to ensuring people's confidence about economic stimulus package

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... growth prospects. At the televised press conference after the close of the National People's Congress meeting on Friday, he reminded reporters that he first uttered the now famous phrase ... helpful NPC deputies, mostly from the Hong Kong delegation, leaked some crucial but harmless figures, like the economic growth or inflation targets, to Hong Kong reporters. Last year ...

  2. News - China - HISTORY

    'Enemy of the people' historian Song Yongyi gives as good as he gets

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Jailed twice because of Cultural Revolution, historian sets the record straight on atrocities 'Enemy of the people' gives as good as he gets Song ... information on the Cultural Revolution landed him in jail a second time. In 1999, while working for the Dickinson College library in Pennsylvania, Song was arrested during a trip back to China ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Leaders must fully embrace reform to end people's yearning for Mao era

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 04:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Moving on from Mao nostalgia It remains a conundrum of China's economic miracle that so many people still openly yearn for a return to the Mao era. That not only says ... balancing act. That said, China cannot turn back. But Maoist ideology and economic development need to be reconciled. The reason corruption and income disparity so mar China's achievements, ...

  4. Fall and rise of the renminbi: 'people's currency' rides out downturn to become a global powerhouse

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the establishment of the People's Republic in 1949, is as astonishing as the economic growth that has taken place in the past two decades. The People's Bank of China was established in December ... the fifth-generation of the currency in 1999 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic. After the unexpected surge of the export sector in the late 1990s, US trade ...

  5. CSRC reshuffled in run-up to National People's Congress

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... announced last week that Yi Gang and Ma Delun, both assistants to Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, had both been promoted to the post of deputy governor. However, ... Exchange, having reached mandatory retirement age for vice-ministerial positions, according to sources. Amid a series of high-level personnel changes before the National People's Congress ...

  6. People's champion or bogeyman?

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in 1977, rising to become the youngest equity partner in the British company's 200-year history five years later, at the age of 28. After branching out to form his own company, he rose ... mini-constitution. In 1996, Leung was named as one of the vice-chairmen of the preparatory committee overseeing Hong Kong's handover to China the following year. He became the convenor of the Executive ...

  7. Zhao showed how a leader can win people's hearts

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhao's political and economic acumen was critical for development in the mainland in the 1980s. Despite great difficulties, his efforts ushered in a new era for economic takeoff, and pried open ... with a conscience, altruism, compassion, and the courage to own up to shortcomings. History lives in the hearts of men, not in official archives or news coverage. It will give Zhao the credit he deserves. ...

  8. A new mantra for China: Seek truth from freedom

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by James Dorn

    ... world and introducing market forces, he began a new chapter in China's long history. Deng's mantra was: 'Seek truth from facts.' Unlike Mao, Deng was not ideologically rigid. ... is not socialism. To be rich is glorious.' Thus, market socialism took the place of pure socialism. There is no doubt that China's economic liberalisation has been highly successful. ...

  9. Melamine found in 6 tonnes of chicken feed in Guangdong

    Posted Nov 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong More than 6 tonnes of chicken feed in Guangdong have tested positive for melamine, according to a notice released by the province's Department of Agriculture yesterday. This came as Hong Kong's Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservatio ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's People's Liberation Army told to learn from Japan's 1894 victory

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:20am by Minnie Chan

    ... to highlight the fact that the Qing-era military faced many of the same challenges that the People's Liberation Army is struggling with now. These include nepotism, factionalism and corruption. ... countries," Ni said. In the last 18 months, tensions between China and Japan have deteriorated to a low not seen since the end of the cold war, with both sides scrambling fighter jets and launching ...




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