China leapfrogs the West with funding the Welfare State

In the story below from the Financial Times the Chinese reveal the funding model experiment for the Chinese Welfare State, first given to the 48 Group 18 years ago. That shows how long term Chinese thinking is. The story below shows how the Chinese are overcoming the greatest weakness of the Western Welfare State – […]
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New York Times Interviews Nicholas R. Lardy on Markets and the State in China

Dear Friends The notice below will lead you to: http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/05/15/q-and-a-nicholas-r-lardy-on-markets-and-the-state-in-china/?module=BlogPost-Title&version=Blog%20Main&contentCollection=World&action=Click&pgtype=Blogs&region=Body I highly recommend this interview . Nicholas Lardy is regarded as a solid analyst. The USA has deep resources to back its academics’ analysis. His work is to be considered. He describes the rise of the private sector in China and how it is increasing […]
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Jim O’Neill’s article: Ten ways to kill our antibiotics complacency

The following is an article about Jim O’Neill’s work on worrying problem of anti- biotic. He is working with China on this subject. Stephen. Ten ways to kill our antibiotics complacency Jim O’Neill Published at 12:01AM, April 21 2015 Public ignorance about the worldwide danger of superbugs could cost millions of lives If we cannot […]
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The rise of the RMB – the changing world

As the world is trying to come to terms with the transformation of China, so the reserve currency story is beginning to emerge. The use of the RMB has expanded fast to settle trade contracts in RMB, and for bonds and for currency trading. But now it begins to enter into the more refined concept […]
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CHINA’S SLOWING GROWTH RATE – PLANNED FOR

This headline is an amalgam of the headlines that are around at the moment. Here are the real numbers, provided by Professor Danny Quah of the L.S.E. : QUOTE 10 years ago the USA added to the world economy 139% more than China. China’s slowdown today? China will add 39% more to the world economy […]
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One World Two Systems – Working Together

I have written before on this theme. My view was that China would emerge with a new regional system. The world has been organised around an American led system for the last 60 years that is characterised by American dominance, the IMF, the World Bank, Nato and the United Nations. But they were the chief […]
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