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China’s billionaires gather in Beijing for NPC meeting

China’s billionaires gather in Beijing for NPC meeting

Xi Jinping’s policies added four new billionaires every week last year • Wealth of billionaire ‘lawmakers’ more than doubled since 2013

China’s NPC meets with the super-rich in the spotlight

China’s NPC meets with the super-rich in the spotlight

More than a third of China’s top 100 billionaires sit in the national ‘parliament’ David Hundorf, chinaworker.info China’s ornamental ‘parliament’ the National People’s Congress (NPC) opens its annual session on Thursday in Beijing. The meeting will be followed assiduously by global media for signals about future economic policy as the […]

Chinese New Year highlights extreme class divisions

Chinese New Year highlights extreme class divisions

Four billionaires ‘created’ every week while workers fight to collect their wages chinaworker.info The world’s biggest annual migration is under way with the majority of China’s 270 million migrant workers making their way home to provinces far from the cities where they live and work. According to official data more than […]

Two different perspectives on Hong Kong’s mass protests

Two different perspectives on Hong Kong’s mass protests

“Big business is trying to say that we are privileged”  Hong Kong-based journalist Shannon Van Sant interviewed billionaire Allan Zeman and protester Pa Sha. These segments of her interview were posted on her facebook page. Two very different perspectives on the protests: Hong Kong billionaire Alan Zeman and protester Pa […]