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June 24 2012 China Daily Mail Headlines


China and Hong Kong: one country, two systems.

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After being a British Colony for more than 150 years, Hong Kong was handed over to China by the United Kingdom in 1997, becoming one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the People’s Republic of China since then. The principle of “One Country, two systems“ comes from Deng Xiaoping, Paramount Leader of China from … Continue reading »

Chinese cities built on toxic time bombs

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Across the mainland, many once grimy industrial cities have enjoyed a makeover. Where countless factories once stood, now there are towering office blocks, luxury apartments and underground shopping malls. The air, usually, is cleaner and there are parks and tree-lined roads. But out of sight – in the soil, and in the water table – … Continue reading »

Bo’s power base has not suffered much in Chongqing

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In my post “Chinese rule of law and democracy advocator Qiao Shi returns,” I said quite much on the question of whether Bo Xilai would return as he said to his Japanese friend. Qiao Shi’s case is quite different from Bo’s. Qiao’s was a normal retirement and he was succeeded by his chosen successor. Bo has … Continue reading »

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