A pedestrian walks past a woman begging for money in Hong Kong where a fifth of the population is living in poverty. A wealth gap created in part by those with connections and those with not is becoming an issue in China. Photo: Bloomberg
Cathy Holcombe
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The View by Cathy Holcombe

China needs jobs for graduates and curb resentment about ‘connections’ to get ahead

Many commentators have long warned that greed and profiteering at the top would lead to the downfall of one-party rule in China

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A pedestrian walks past a woman begging for money in Hong Kong where a fifth of the population is living in poverty. A wealth gap created in part by those with connections and those with not is becoming an issue in China. Photo: Bloomberg
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