Hu Angang

Who said it?

Professor Hu Angang

The crisis exposed all the defects in the political system.

Wednesday, 6 May, 2015, 4:46pm

Who said it?

Without China's success in controlling tobacco, the world's campaign to control tobacco would never be successful

Hu Angang, director of the Centre for China Studies, Tsinghua University, on yesterday's World No Tobacco Day

Crisis? What is a crisis?

Sepp Blatter, president of the controversy-plagued ruling body of world soccer, FIFA

1 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

What Does China Think?

What Does China Think?

by Mark Leonard

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30 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Scepticism greets new premier's attack on graft

Regional economists and businesspeople said yesterday they were sceptical that new Premier Wen Jiabao's warning to corrupt government officials this week would lead to a cleaner government on the mainland.

29 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Beijing must buy stability, warns academic

China needs to 'buy' stability by expanding its social security coverage, according to a mainland economist.

Professor Hu Angang, of Beijing's Tsinghua University, said although Beijing had increased its expenditure on social security by more than five times since 1998, much more had to be done to cater to the needs of low-income groups.

10 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Society 'living in separate systems'

China's rural and urban residents are living in two separate systems as income disparity widens, according to a leading academic.

Hu Angang, director of the Centre for China Studies run by the Chinese Academy of Sciences at Tsinghua University in Beijing, says in his new book, China Strategic Concepts, that farmers are losing out as China reforms its economy.

5 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Beijing needs to rein in state-owned giants: economist

Maintaining the economic miracle will hinge on how the Government deals with monopolies, a leading economist said yesterday.

Professor Hu Angang, of Qinghua University in Beijing, was quoted by the China News Service as saying monopolies 'wielded immense political clout' and would do anything to protect their interests.

10 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

More jobs lost than created, says expert

China has created fewer jobs than were lost in the past five years, which has pushed the unemployment rate over the 10 million mark, says a leading China research expert.

Not since the Communist Party came into power in 1949 had so many people been jobless.

29 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

Unemployed predicted to hit 18 million

The unemployment rate could reach nine per cent next year, leading economist Hu Angang has warned.

As many as 15 to 18 million people could be out of work and the leadership must not delay dealing with the problem, Mr Hu told the Second China Advanced Economic Policy Research Conference.

14 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Beijing facing financial ruin, says researcher

Experts have been called upon by the central authorities to explore ways to halt the deterioration of the Government's finances.

13 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Campaign to close budget loopholes

PREMIER Li Peng is paying special attention to the problems of allowing local governments to set their own budgets after the bribery case of ex-Beijing vice-mayor Wang Baosen, top economist Hu Angang says.

7 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Greater role for regions suggested

BEIJING has to change its 'rules of the game' with regional leaders in order to secure their support for central policies, a prominent scholar said yesterday.

Assistant professor of the Department of Political Science at Yale University in the United States, Dr Wang Shaoguang, said regional leaders should be allowed to make decisions with central leaders.

26 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Report calls for stronger state

AN influential report on ways to boost the dwindling authority of the Central Government in the next stage of reform has been published, according to official media.

The China News Service (CNS) said the book entitled Report on the Strength of the Chinese State has recently been issued by the Liaoning People's Publishing Company.

27 Jan 1994 - 12:00am