Publication: Analects - The Economist

First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Growth and debt, rising together

CHINA has released economic data for the second quarter showing that annualised growth, at 7.5%, has met the government's official target. But as our Asia economics editor writes at Free exchange, one of our sister blogs, this was achieved with looser ... [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 16 2014]
Entities: China, Crisis
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

A bitter pill for GlaxoSmithKline

IT READS like a plot from white-collar crime fiction. New twists in the corruption saga enveloping GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) keep adding to the British drug giant’s troubles in China. In May, following a ten-month investigation, Chinese authorities accused ... [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Lessons in dissent

HONG Kong’s youth are scarcely known for being political animals: little wonder, given the example set by their pragmatic elders. Doing well at school, finding a decent job and getting their hands on the latest iPhone tend to be higher priorities ... [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

The net is cast

WHEN China’s president, Xi Jinping, visited the north-western region of Xinjiang in late May he spoke of spreading nets “from the earth to the sky” to capture terrorists. The increased concern of China’s leadership with domestic security coincides ... [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Big brother comes wooing

Does this hat make me look charming? For more than six decades after the Chinese civil war, the mainland did not allow its minister-level officials openly to set foot in Taiwan. This changed on June 25th when Zhang Zhijun, director of China’s Taiwan ... [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

The votes are in

Voting with Chinese characteristics ORGANISERS announced Sunday night that nearly 800,000 Hong Kong people had voted in a 10-day unofficial referendum to pressure Beijing to allow “genuine” universal suffrage in the city's next elections. A large ... [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Dog fight

SINCE the middle of the 1990s people in Yulin, a city in the southern region of Guangxi, have gathered on the summer solstice (June 21st this year) to drink lychee wine and savour dog. Served on skewers, roasted or sliced into steaming hot pot, ... [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Voting to vote

MORE than 400,000 votes were cast online Friday in the first day of an unofficial city-wide referendum on democratic reforms in Hong Kong, according to organisers, who have alleged that forces possibly connected to the Chinese government have ... [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

No paper tiger

PEOPLE in Hong Kong have responded with alarm, and some defiance, to a white paper issued by China's leaders about the city’s political future. In rallies outside Beijing’s representative office in Hong Kong on June 11th, politicians and protesters ... [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 12 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 1 reports

An evil omen

ON MAY 28th a woman was beaten to death in a branch of McDonald's in Zhaoyuan, a city in the eastern province of Shandong. The attack occurred in front of onlookers soon after dinnertime, and at least one person filmed the incident on a mobile phone. ... [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 09 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

Where the flame still burns

DESPITE choking heat, a record number of more than 180,000 people gathered in Hong Kong tonight, according to organisers, for the annual candlelit vigil to remember people killed when the Chinese armed forces suppressed the Tiananmen Square protests ... [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 04 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

In chaos divided

The following article ran as our cover leader in the issue dated June 10th 1989 AFTER the butchery in Beijing, chaos now threatens all of China. As protest spread to city after city this week, there was only one glimmer of hope. The murderous brutality ... [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 04 2014]

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We also review a new book— "The People’s Republic of Amnesia” by Louisa Lim—which brings important new details to... Continue reading "
Political intrigue translates well IN A scene at the start of the second season of   " House of Cards ", a TV political drama series, the American president and advisors gather for a tense meeting in the Oval Office. China and America are soon to enter into a joint venture on a rare earth refinery in Fujian province. The debate is over the threat posed by Chinese cyber attacks. With continued breaches of cyber security, one character suggests, China will no longer need bother with such ventures and instead simply obtain new technology through corporate espionage. This unusually authentic treatment of issues at the core of Sino-American relations has earned “House of Cards” cachet among China-watchers. (Among some it has inspired forensic scrutiny , but not always to the show’s credit.) Among Chinese nationals,... Continue reading "
...In a tweet Zhou Tiedong, the president of China Film Promotion International, a government body, pronounced the coming years to be "the China decade”. In terms of box-office performance that is not far-fetched. China is now the world’s second largest market, with box-office takings in 2013 growing 28% year-on-year to $3.6 billion. Some predict that, by 2020, China will have taken over America’s market. But the appeal of Chinese films abroad has been limited. Last year overseas admissions to Chinese-made films declined for the second successive year. Of some 640 films produced, 45 were licensed for exhibition abroad, earning a... Continue reading "
"I failed properly to protect the school leaders, and this has been a lifelong source of anguish and remorse."

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Growth and debt, rising together [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 16 2014]
Lessons in dissent [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 04 2014]
A bitter pill for GlaxoSmithKline [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 04 2014]
The net is cast [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 01 2014]
Big brother comes wooing [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 01 2014]
The votes are in [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 30 2014]
Dog fight [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 26 2014]
Voting to vote [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 21 2014]
No paper tiger [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 12 2014]
An evil omen [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 09 2014]
In chaos divided [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 04 2014]
Where the flame still burns [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 04 2014]
Remembering Tiananmen Square [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 03 2014]
Weekly round-up [Published Analects - The Economist - Jun 03 2014]
Weekly round-up [Published Analects - The Economist - May 12 2014]
Sensitive times [Published Analects - The Economist - May 09 2014]
China v Vietnam [Published Analects - The Economist - May 07 2014]
Holes in the iron wall [Published Analects - The Economist - May 01 2014]
Giving in [Published Analects - The Economist - Apr 25 2014]
Oliver Stone crashes the party [Published Analects - The Economist - Apr 18 2014]
Out of the country [Published Analects - The Economist - Apr 16 2014]
A perfect backdrop [Published Analects - The Economist - Apr 16 2014]
Going green [Published Analects - The Economist - Apr 16 2014]
Against the tide of human progress [Published Analects - The Economist - Apr 11 2014]
Volatile atmosphere [Published Analects - The Economist - Apr 04 2014]
Writing on the wall [Published Analects - The Economist - Apr 03 2014]
Freedom with an asterisk [Published Analects - The Economist - Apr 01 2014]
Watch what you say, even at home [Published Analects - The Economist - Mar 31 2014]
Weekly round-up [Published Analects - The Economist - Mar 31 2014]
A "broken windows" theory of governance [Published Analects - The Economist - Mar 28 2014]
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Growth and debt, rising together [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 16 2014]
CHINA has released economic data for the second quarter showing that annualised growth, at 7.5%, has met the government's official target. But as our Asia economics editor writes at Free exchange, one of our sister blogs, this was achieved with looser ...
Lessons in dissent [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 04 2014]
HONG Kong’s youth are scarcely known for being political animals: little wonder, given the example set by their pragmatic elders. Doing well at school, finding a decent job and getting their hands on the latest iPhone tend to be higher priorities ...
A bitter pill for GlaxoSmithKline [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 04 2014]
IT READS like a plot from white-collar crime fiction. New twists in the corruption saga enveloping GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) keep adding to the British drug giant’s troubles in China. In May, following a ten-month investigation, Chinese authorities accused ...
The net is cast [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 01 2014]
WHEN China’s president, Xi Jinping, visited the north-western region of Xinjiang in late May he spoke of spreading nets “from the earth to the sky” to capture terrorists. The increased concern of China’s leadership with domestic security coincides ...
Big brother comes wooing [Published Analects - The Economist - Jul 01 2014]
Does this hat make me look charming? For more than six decades after the Chinese civil war, the mainland did not allow its minister-level officials openly to set foot in Taiwan. This changed on June 25th when Zhang Zhijun, director of China’s Taiwan ...
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