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Massacre in Kunming risks new spiral of repression and violence

Massacre in Kunming risks new spiral of repression and violence

Shock and disbelief as 29 are hacked to death at railway station Editorial statement, chinaworker.info The massacre at Kunming’s railway station on March 1 –known as the ‘3.1 incident’ – must rank as one of the most shocking acts of terrorism in modern times. The media are calling this “China’s […]

China: Debt woes multiply as new liquidity crunch strikes

China: Debt woes multiply as new liquidity crunch strikes

Local government debt has soared but Beijing’s attempt to curb runaway credit misfires again Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info An end-of year scramble for funds by financial institutions drove up interbank lending rates to levels not seen since the June liquidity crisis, threatening turmoil in money markets and triggering the longest fall […]

Zhou Yongkang: Has Xi caught a ‘tiger’?

Zhou Yongkang: Has Xi caught a ‘tiger’?

Politically explosive investigation of former security czar marks a new phase of internal power struggle Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info According to international media reports, including articles by Reuters and The New York Times, former Politburo Standing Committee member Zhou Yongkang and members of his immediate family and household staff are now […]

Cameron ‘kowtows’ to Chinese dictatorship

Cameron ‘kowtows’ to Chinese dictatorship

Western capitalist leaders put business before lofty ‘principles’ Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info David Cameron, like many other Western leaders visiting China, abandoned any pretence of defending ‘democracy’ or ‘human rights’ in order to secure new profitable deals for British capitalism. Even before his visit, the Prime Minister’s office stated he had […]

China’s anti-corruption campaign leads to fewer prosecutions

China’s anti-corruption campaign leads to fewer prosecutions

Xi Jinping’s pledge to catch ‘tigers’ as well as ‘flies’ fails to live up to the media hype Tommy Zheng, chinaworker.info Statistics just released from the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP), which oversees criminal investigations and prosecutions in China, show that in the first eight months of this year there was […]