Disappointment With Third Plenum Is Premature
Many have concluded that the Third Plenum was a failure. It’s far too soon to make that judgment.
Bo Xilai’s Wife to Testify Against Him?
Plus, China bans local Wikipedia editor from leaving country through 2016. Friday China links.
China’s Health Care Reform Odyssey Begins
China has begun making reforms to its much troubled health care sector. Expect more to follow.
China’s Thatcher Moment?
“Thatcher’s privatization of powerful but inefficient state owned enterprises has great relevance for Chinese leaders today.”
After Olympus, Can Japan Inc Reform?
Corporate Japan has been rocked in recent months with a spate of major scandals, writes Anthony Fensom. Will it be enough to trigger meaningful reforms?