Month: January 2012

The Party Muddles Through

By Zhengxu Wang. Governing the very dynamic and complex Chinese society and economy has become increasingly difficult for the Chinese Communist Party. Challenges to governance abound, so much so that many are wondering whether the large number of “crises in governance” have already resulted in a real crisis […]

Energy efficiency vital for future

By Dan Luo, published in China Daily on 6th January. The vague outcome of the recent climate talks in Durban disappointed environmentalists but the significance of the shift in attitude of the Chinese government toward action on climate change should not be underestimated. China, for the first time, […]