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Key Points in China’s Flood of Legal Reform Rhetoric

The vision of “rule of law” established in the fourth plenum documents foresees legal reforms that can make the courts less embedded in local politics and more regularized in their operation. If those reforms are well implemented, Chinese law will have taken a small step forward. Read more ...

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30 Oct 2014

Register for: Shanghai Free Trade Zone: Worth all the Hype?

Find out all about Shanghai's Free Trade Zone: One Year On In this special one hour webinar, two top experts on the subject will share their most objective views on the zone development, the results after one year of operations and its potential future. Qiang Li, Managing Director, O’Melveny & Myers Qiang is the managing partner of [...] Read more ...

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30 Oct 2014

12 that banks' deposits at the end of the month should not exceed the average daily level by more than 3 percent. Compared with June, deposits fell 0.8 percent. (C) Reuters 2002. Reuters and the Reuters sphere logo are registered trademarks and trademarks of the Reuters group of companies around the world. Many lenders are reporting shrinking balan [...] Read more ...

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30 Oct 2014

Jing Daily: The Business of Luxury and Culture in China

Do you think the characters’ behavior on the show will affect stereotypes of wealthy Chinese people? Shows like Rich Kids of Beverly Hills (shown above) served as inspiration for the reality series. (Instagram/dorothywang) What has the media reaction been like in China? Similar shows such as Shahs and Rich Kids have generated a lot of controversy [...] Read more ...

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30 Oct 2014

Love the motherland – talk crap!

A reminder that the talking of crap is to prove loyalty to Beijing, not to change minds in Hong Kong. Not everyone is joining in the Let’s Talk Crap for the Motherland campaign. His predecessor Joseph Yam also spouts the ‘rule of law’ warning, predicts a loss of employment opportunities and fears a reduction in Beijing’s ‘preferential pol [...] Read more ...

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30 Oct 2014