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The Five Reasons Why China Works

Zhang Weiwei | Posted 04.28.2014 | World
Zhang Weiwei

China is still faced with many daunting challenges ranging from corruption to regional income gaps and environmental degradation. But China is indeed better than at anytime in its modern history. The country is now the world's largest laboratory for economic, social and political experimentation. There is every reason to believe that China, which has a continuously adaptive political system, will reach its objective of becoming the world's largest economy in a decade's time -- with all the implications for China itself and for the rest of the world at large.

Peter S. Goodman

China's President Charts Path For 'Comprehensive Reform'

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 11.07.2013 | World

BEIJING -- China has a situation. For three decades, the ruling Communist Party has pressed an effective formula in engineering an extraordinary e...

Chen: China Has Good Laws -- But They Should Apply to the Communist Party

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.04.2013 | World
Nathan Gardels

Chen Guangcheng is the blind civil rights advocate from rural China who escaped house arrest in April 2012 and fled to the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton negotiated his temporary stay in the U.S. to study law at NYU. I interviewed him recently.

China's New Leaders: Dimmed Hopes for Reform

Victoria Lai | Posted 01.26.2013 | World
Victoria Lai

The conservative character of China's top decision-making body, the Politburo Standing Committee, puts the likelihood of much-needed reforms being launched in serious doubt.

World Bank To Recommend Chinese Financial Reforms

Reuters | Posted 03.09.2012 | Business

By Mark Felsenthal CHICAGO, Jan 7 (Reuters) - The World Bank will recommend reforms to China's domestic financial system as part of b...

China Promises Sweeping Economic Change

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — China's government is promising an economic overhaul that would raise the status of consumers and entrepreneurs but has given no sign ...

Bo Xilai: China's 'Man Of The Year'

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China's ruling elite gather this week for the year's biggest political event and the buzz is mainly about one especially savvy player,...

China: 30 Year Anniversary Of Deng Xiaoping's Reform

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

For those who value fine dining, the Yuebin Restaurant, tucked away in a Beijing back alley, might not be their first choice. With its whitewashed ...