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China’s Intellectual Property Challenge

Wen Jiabao – stepping down

Source of picture: KeystoneUSA-ZUMA/Rex Features 


In the last of our series of posts on China’s leadership handover, which begins today as the 18th Party Congress meets, we look at intellectua property rights protection.  

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China: Consumption And Hot Air

Source: New York Times


By John Richardson

TALK of a billion plus Western-style consumers is nothing more than hot air, with the temperature maintained by the financial sector eager to sell you its products.

The reality is very different, …

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China Leadership: Nobody Has A Clue

By John Richardson

THE blog has spent a great deal of time talking to lots of people, and reading everything it can get its hands on, concerning China’s leadership handover and has reached one overwhelming conclusion: Nobody has a clue. …

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