Friday’s feast from the beyondbrics team: ‘Authoritarian capitalism’ is faltering - and China’s leaders know it; why Hungary cannot indefinitely ignore international advice; how a huge scholarship programme in Brazil could boost economic growth; and is the US Republican forerunner’s tough talk on China just rhetoric, or genuine belief?

From the Financial Times:
Memo from Beijing: China model has lost all its lustre, Lifen Zhang
Tencent: game for acquisitions, Lex
Drama reveals party is far from monolithic, Global Insight
Budging Budapest, Editorial
Future of the Falklands: Remote prospects, Analysis
New friends race to end an old war, Philip Stephens

From elsewhere:
Education in Brazil: Studying the world, the Economist
Does South Africa Offer a Model to Sri Lanka? WSJ
Mitt Romney’s Bleak China View, The Diplomat
North Africa: Salamworld Wants to Be Muslim Facebook, All Africa
China’s growing growth risks, China Daily

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