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Future of Chinese democracy

Oct 21, 2014

Future of Chinese democracy

by Hugh Cortazzi

The Chinese government's insistence that candidates for election to the post of Hong Kong chief executive first be approved by Beijing makes a mockery of its undertaking to introduce universal suffrage.

Oct 21, 2014

Ebola: a wake-up call for America

by Abdul El-Sayed

The transmission of Ebola to two nurses responsible for the care of an Ebola patient in the U.S. has focused intense scrutiny on U.S. preparedness for a possible outbreak. Robust health agencies should not be taken for granted.

Oct 21, 2014

Alibaba and a missing tale of market reforms

by Curtis S. Chin

Just eight minutes after Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba made history recently with its blockbuster Initial Public Offering, New York equity markets seemingly hit their peak and have been trending downward ever since. This kind of volatility shows the need for continued capital market reforms.