Post Tagged with: "China"

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 […]

China’s Third Plenum: More market, more dictatorship

China’s Third Plenum: More market, more dictatorship

Xi Jinping’s shift from dictatorship-by-committee to new ‘paramount leader’ is a high-risk strategy Editorial statement from chinaworker.info “More market, less freedom, and much more power to Xi Jinping” – this was the verdict of Beijing-based journalist Ola Wong, on the decisions of the recently concluded third plenary meeting of the […]

Family of China’s ex-premier Wen Jiabao in new financial scandal

Family of China’s ex-premier Wen Jiabao in new financial scandal

China’s censors block more overseas websites to limit fallout from “JPMorgan affair” Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The family of China’s ex-premier Wen Jiabao is once again the focus of a financial scandal – this time concerning fat payouts from a Wall Street bank in return for business deals in China. The […]

8-year-old becomes China’s youngest lung cancer victim

8-year-old becomes China’s youngest lung cancer victim

China’s toxic air showing no signs of improvement chinaworker.info An unnamed 8-year-old Jiangsu girl has been diagnosed with lung cancer, China’s youngest known victim of the disease. Doctors at the hospital treating her blame exposure to air pollution for the girl’s condition. The news has generated enormous debate over the […]