Running China on $1,833 a Month

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It just got slightly less difficult to be a clean Chinese official. State mediareported on Jan. 20 that Chinese civil servants had received their first pay raise in ten years, a move that includes a 60 percent bump for …

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China’s Most Rotten: A Rogue’s Gallery

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In story after story about China’s corrupt cadres, state media describes loot reminiscent of Aladdin’s cave. The reporting is often luridly detailed, part of a propaganda push underscoring the successes of the sweeping anti-corruption campaign …

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This Culture Has Not Yet Been Rated

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It all started with plunging necklines. After the sudden withdrawal and subsequent sanitizing of a popular Chinese show, viewers in China have renewed longstanding calls to strip government censors of their power, using one simple solution: a ratings …

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What Will Happen to Uber in China?

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SHANGHAI — Ride-sharing app Uber has expanded around the world at a blistering pace, launching in a new city every one or two days. At first glance, China would appear the ideal fit for the Silicon Valley …

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