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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Strengthening the rule of law will be a long journey

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 07:02am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... in blind investments in white elephant projects and industrial capacity, heavy pollution, a massive property bubble and lack of innovation. More importantly, there is an increasing sense of a lack ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Central government must prove 'war on smog' not just hot air

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 03:26am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... is not just hot air There was a perverse sense of irony on Wednesday when Premier Li Keqiang announced China would "declare war" on pollution while Beijing, along with much of the country, was enjoying a rare, cloudless day with crisp air. In his first government work report, Li vowed to fight pollution with the same zeal and determination China has employed to eradicate poverty, ...

  3. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Clean air to breathe is a human right, too

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... As anger grows among smog-bound residents, the leadership seems to lack the political will to make tackling rampant pollution a top priority After days of being shrouded in heavy smog, ... after strong winds overnight blew away the pollutants. A cynical text message conveyed gratitude to the 20 million Beijing residents for sucking up the hazardous brown and grey soot day ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    It's as clear as day- China needs its own Clean Air Act

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 05:15am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei The new leadership has paid greater mind to pollution, but much more needs to be done to ease the country's worsening smog crisis It's as clear as day- China needs ... for the pollutant is 25mcg per cubic metre. To be sure, air quality in China typically plummets in winter months as the heating systems in cities north of the Yangtze River depend on coal. But the scale ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Expect progress, but it won't happen overnight

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 05:15am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... gap, rising social discontent, pollution and excessive state control that stifle innovation and job creation. On the other hand, cynics and jaded analysts are sceptical that the new leadership ...

  6. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Premier Li: strong, or just moderate?

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... People's Political Consultative Conference. He came across as being confident and pragmatic in dealing with questions on what he intends to achieve in the next five years ranging from pollution ... in the coming five years, after acknowledging that mainlanders were faced with having to get approval from dozens of departments in order to start a new business. Li also vowed to tackle pollution ...



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