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Will China’s next president, Xi Jinping, bring about change?

Sunday, November 4th 2012 - 06:33 UTC
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By Gwynne Dyer - By the end of November 6, we will know who will be the president of the United States for the next four years. We already know who will be the leader of China for the next 10 years, although Xi Jinping will not be officially installed in power until a few days later. But some would argue that that is the more important event. Read full article


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  • Guzz

    Cry-o-meter at overdrive :))))

    Nov 04th, 2012 - 08:24 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    Whatever the political upheavals in China, and some change would of course be healthy, it has gone well past the point at which America was able to squash Japan as a rising competitor in the 80s...

    Nov 04th, 2012 - 04:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    China is sending more and more, to be educated in British schools and universities.

    That can’t be bad news.

    Nov 04th, 2012 - 07:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy should see the engineering grad students over here as well. Change is good, argentina should try it sometime

    Nov 05th, 2012 - 12:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    but we thought argentina was chinas bestest friend,

    it seems not then,

    Nov 05th, 2012 - 12:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Alexei

    As the downfall of the Soviet Union gave us a Russia run by oligarch gangsters, and the so called “Arab spring” seems to be just replacing one group of nutters with another group of more enthusiastically 'religious' nutters, I'm not sure a 'Chinese spring' would necessarily be a good thing.

    Nov 05th, 2012 - 08:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    I read the the Danong credit agency may be down grading Rgland

    Nov 05th, 2012 - 10:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    I read S&P are a bunch of lying hypocrites, true reflection of the society that they represent ;)

    Nov 06th, 2012 - 06:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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