Rush hour on the eve of the National Day holiday in Shanghai, on September 30, 2014. Strategic long-term planning by the National Development and Reform Commission has had a big role in the raft of social reforms and sustained economic growth over the past two decades in China. Photo: AFP

How the China model can lead revamp of controversial Hong Kong think tank

Francis Neoton Cheung says the sheer scale and heft of the National Development and Reform Commission has been a major force behind China’s social and economic reforms, and it should provide inspiration as Hong Kong seeks more open and effective policymaking

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Rush hour on the eve of the National Day holiday in Shanghai, on September 30, 2014. Strategic long-term planning by the National Development and Reform Commission has had a big role in the raft of social reforms and sustained economic growth over the past two decades in China. Photo: AFP
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