A Communist Party flag – made of red scarves by students ahead of the party congress next month – is seen at a primary school in Shandong province. The party has vowed to protect the rights and interests of entrepreneurs. Photo: Reuters A Communist Party flag – made of red scarves by students ahead of the party congress next month – is seen at a primary school in Shandong province. The party has vowed to protect the rights and interests of entrepreneurs. Photo: Reuters
A Communist Party flag – made of red scarves by students ahead of the party congress next month – is seen at a primary school in Shandong province. The party has vowed to protect the rights and interests of entrepreneurs. Photo: Reuters

Beijing tries to win over entrepreneurs with praise and promises

Communist Party recognises importance of ‘entrepreneurial spirit’ to national economy in first such directive since 1949

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A Communist Party flag – made of red scarves by students ahead of the party congress next month – is seen at a primary school in Shandong province. The party has vowed to protect the rights and interests of entrepreneurs. Photo: Reuters A Communist Party flag – made of red scarves by students ahead of the party congress next month – is seen at a primary school in Shandong province. The party has vowed to protect the rights and interests of entrepreneurs. Photo: Reuters
A Communist Party flag – made of red scarves by students ahead of the party congress next month – is seen at a primary school in Shandong province. The party has vowed to protect the rights and interests of entrepreneurs. Photo: Reuters
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