Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 06:11
Paper No. 5399 Dated 18-Feb-2013
By D. S. Rajan
With an eye on discerning any policy indications, the rest of the world is paying attention to the two speeches made by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) General Secretary Xi Jinping in the post-Party Congress period – first in early December 2012 and the second on late January 2013.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 10:15
Paper No. 5343 Dated 31-Dec-2012
Guest Column by Dr. B R Deepak
Wen Jiabao, the outgoing premier has been the strongest votary of political reforms in China in recent times. Wen had joined the student protesters at Tian Anmen with the then Party Secretary, Zhao Zeyang, who was equally sympathetic about the cause of the students, and political reforms being one of their demands.