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    1. August 15, 2016

      China cracks down on ‘toadies’ celebrating former president Jiang

      Chinese authorities fretting about potentially “subversive” civil society groups — such as rights lawyers and labour...

    2. July 27, 2016

      Xi’s China: Smothering dissent

      In one of his last interviews before he was detained by Chinese police, Meng Han appeared relaxed as he talked about...

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    1. July 26, 2016

      Xi’s China: Command and control

      When Xi Jinping arrived in camouflage fatigues for a visit to the Chinese military’s new joint command centre in April,...

    2. July 25, 2016

      Xi’s China: The rise of party politics

      A front-page article in the People’s Daily in May sent shockwaves through the Chinese bureaucracy. It quoted an...

    3. June 12, 2016

      IMF sounds warning on China’s corporate debt

      China’s corporate debt risks sparking a bigger crisis if the authorities fail to tackle it, the International Monetary...

    4. FT Alphaville

      June 9, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - McDonald’s: you can sneer, but it’s the glue that holds communities together. - “Conclusion:...

    5. FT Alphaville

      June 1, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - “Oh you gullible, innocent girl!” replied an instructor dressed as the Wizard. “Don’t you...

    6. May 13, 2016

      China deploys amnesia on 50th anniversary of Cultural Revolution

      On Monday one of the most infamous anniversaries in the history of Chinese Communist party rule will pass without...

    7. February 17, 2016

      Even good leaders should know when to quit

      Like many African leaders, Yoweri Museveni preached democracy even as he was seizing power through the barrel of a gun....

    8. January 19, 2016

      China’s Xi turns to Reagan and Thatcher for economic inspiration

      At the outset of his presidency, Xi Jinping billed himself as a transformative leader in the mould of Deng Xiaoping,...

    9. January 11, 2016

      China markets: Looking for clues

      China’s market regulator had a chance to explain itself last Friday at the end of a week that had seen self-inflicted...

    10. November 16, 2015

      Citic knew derivatives risk, hearing told

      It was HSBC that first proposed the derivatives that lost Citic $2bn in 2008 on mistimed Australian dollar bets, a...

    11. November 6, 2015

      Du Runsheng, Chinese farm reformer, 1913-2015

      From the air, the flat fields of the North China plain look striped. The legacy of Du Runsheng, the “father of rural...

    12. October 27, 2015

      China: It’s the five-year plan, man

      For decades, Xinhua has been China’s po-faced purveyor of heavily filtered state news and propaganda. Now it has broken...

    13. October 18, 2015

      War, drugs and deals: Sino-British encounters

      China has a long and frequently unhappy history with Britain, with many Chinese learning from an early age of...

    14. FT Alphaville

      August 17, 2015

      It doesn't matter if the investment is domestic or foreign...

      …so long as it catches value – Deng Xiaoping (sort of) We’ve already theorised that China depreciating the yuan against...

    15. FT Alphaville

      July 8, 2015

      Deng Xiaoping weighs in China's stock market crash

      From Annette Kleinbrod’s “The Chinese Capital Markets”, with our emphasis — according to Bill Bishop this quote is...

    16. May 17, 2015

      Deng Xiaoping and the KKK plot exposed . . . 30-plus years later

      A Chinese documentary about reformist leader Deng Xiaoping’s 1979 visit to the US has triggered a wave of excitement...

    17. March 31, 2015

      How does one make it as a business pioneer?

      How do we define a business pioneer? This was the first question the six judges — three Financial Times columnists and...

    18. March 22, 2015

      Lee Kuan Yew: China watcher who offered Beijing a model

      On his first visit to China as Singapore’s prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew — whose great-grandfather came from Guangdong...

    19. February 1, 2015

      Capitalism has broken free of the shackles of democracy

      To whom will monuments be built a century from now? Among them, perhaps, will be Lee Kuan Yew. He will be remembered...

    20. November 26, 2014

      Hong Kong arrests 86 as protest site cleared

      Hong Kong police arrested 86 people over the past 24 hours during an operation to clear a key protest site in Mongkok,...

    21. October 24, 2014

      American who reached Beijing before Mao and never left

      Young westerners who ventured to China during the 1980s were surprised to hear a thick Brooklyn accent echoing down the...

    22. October 15, 2014

      Tensions mount in Hong Kong over alleged police beating

      Tensions mounted in Hong Kong after the emergence of a video that appears to show police officers beating a protester...

    23. October 7, 2014

      Waldorf Astoria buyer boasts links to Deng Xiaoping

      Anbang Insurance Group, the Chinese financial company that this week bought Manhattan’s Waldorf Astoria hotel for...

    24. September 22, 2014

      Hong Kong students strike for democracy

      Hong Kong students demand democracy Thousands of Hong Kong students began a week-long strike on Monday to protest...

    25. August 22, 2014

      Chinese banks: hard truths

      Deng Xiaoping, born 110 years ago on Friday, said that development is the only hard truth. Any minority shareholder in...

    26. beyondbrics

      July 29, 2014

      Guest post: China's anti-corruption strike has long-term investment implications

      By Jonathan Fenby of Trusted Sources Tuesday’s announcement that former Politburo Standing Committee member Zhou...

    27. July 11, 2014

      UK avoids comment on Beijing’s ‘white paper’ on Hong Kong

      The UK government has avoided taking a stance on a controversial Chinese document on Hong Kong that has sparked...

    28. July 4, 2014

      Patten attacks China over Hong Kong judiciary remarks

      Chris Patten, the former British governor of Hong Kong, has waded into a heated debate about the territory’s...

    29. June 21, 2014

      China calls Hong Kong democracy poll ‘illegal’

      Hong Kong residents have cast more than half a million votes in an unofficial democracy referendum that the Chinese...

    30. June 4, 2014

      Tiananmen divided the workers of the world

      When China’s Communist leaders under Deng Xiaoping launched their assault on the Tiananmen Square protesters 25 years...

    31. May 30, 2014

      The Tiananmen Square massacre, 25 years on

      The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited, by Louisa Lim, OUP USA, RRP£16.99/$24.95, 240 pages Tiananmen...

    32. May 25, 2014

      Cao Dewang, chairman of Fuyao Glass

      Cao Dewang became the biggest Chinese investor in Ohio this year when Fuyao Glass, the car glass manufacturer that he...

    33. May 2, 2014

      China: On top of the world

      In two essays, the FT’s chief economics commentator and Asia editor examine the significance of China’s imminent...

    34. April 9, 2014

      Rising inequality is a blemish on Asia’s growth story

      Deng Xiaoping said: “Let some people get rich first.” He was referring to China but it turns out he could have been...

    35. December 11, 2013

      No one is immune from Beijing’s ‘gravity machine’

      Deng Xiaoping was fond of quoting the ancient Chinese proverb “Tao guang yang hui”, which is generally rendered: “Hide...

    36. beyondbrics

      November 27, 2013

      China: less friendly to business, or just more mature?

      Over the past year, Chinese state media has aired a string of critical reports targeting foreign companies’ business...

    37. FT Alphaville

      November 13, 2013

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: Asia’s main bourses were lower, responding to a lack of detail on economic reforms from China’s leadership...

    38. November 12, 2013

      China’s leaders poised to unleash market forces after plenum

      For months it was billed as a pivotal moment for the advancement of China’s economic reform agenda. Such was the sense...

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