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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    N Korea situation a tough test for China's new leaders

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... trumpeting the need to take a strategic and long-term view of Sino-US ties, increase the frequency of high-level visits and jointly tackle challenges. Xinhua's English-language reports had Kerry ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    In party network, 'lowly' secretary jobs highly prized

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:53am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... that included family background, political loyalty and education. It said leaders would often send their secretaries as representatives to important internal meetings and public functions and have them ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi moves closer to becoming another paramount leader

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:53am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... "re-education through labour" system and other measures to reduce government meddling in the economy. The stock markets rebounded as details began to leak out, but many analysts are still sceptical ...

  4. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi Jinping appears poised to unveil sweeping economic changes

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:19am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... is similarly expected to abolish government rankings in the higher education sector. Instead, employees at state firms and universities would be accountable only to their respective boards ...

  5. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    As China ages, concern grows over succession at family-run firms

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... their children- often educated at elite business schools in the West- are not prepared to go down the same road. As the senior leaders prepare for a landmark meeting next month to discuss and approve ...

  6. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Free judiciary from party reins

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... People's Court, announced a six-month "moral education campaign" to ensure other court officials behaved properly. More interestingly, he said the scandal had given "domestic ...

  7. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Child sex attacks and treatment of elderly shame China

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... sexually molesting primary school pupils. This raises serious questions about the quality and management of teachers in the nation's vast education system. The most outrageous case involved ... of molesting nine young children over a period of 12 years before he was arrested. A deputy minister of education told official media on Saturday there would be a policy of zero-tolerance on teachers ...

  8. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Lower taxes across the board are the key to greater domestic consumption

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... and as a ratio to gross domestic product is far below that of the US, Europe and Japan. The long-standing argument is that China's poor social security network and insufficient funding for education ...

  9. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Learn from the West on how to curb graft

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... officials have argued that learning from the past and educating civil servants on the virtues of being a clean and honest official can help reduce corruption. In fact, this was what Hu Jintao tried ... there is nothing wrong in learning from the past and promoting morality education for officials. However, the leaders could find better and more effective ways to curb corruption by learning from other ...

  10. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi gets off to good start in first 100 days but drastic reforms are unlikely

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... efforts to push for rule of law by signalling his new leadership planned to scrap the controversial 56-year-old re-education-through-labour system that had enabled police to lock up people ...




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