EDITOR'S DESK
Northeast Shows Its Potential
  
 



 
VOL.48 NO.30 JULY 28, 2005
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  Cover Story  
China's northeastern provinces once helped
power the country as a heavy industry base. But
in recent decades, the area fell on economic hard times. Factories closed and workers were laid
off in droves.
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PEOPLE & POINTS
Victory for a Young Reformer

 

VIEWPOINT

Just How Threatening Is China, Anyway?


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NATION
Industrial Takeoff
Major renewal boosts a hard-luck area
New Job, New Life
Fresh starts for workers in northeast China
Protecting the Advocates
Groundbreaking changes to the Law on Lawyers
Improving Lawyer Administration
Ending Torture
Working to stop illegal interrogation tactics
WORLD
EU Visit Sets Tone
Commission chief's tour fosters Sino-EU relations
Will China Drain the World?
China is not to blame for high oil prices
It's All About Energy
Good diplomacy in the race for resources
Out of Africa
Chinese agricultural know-how helps Zimbabwe
BUSINESS
The Fight for Property Rights
A Question of Repayment
The battle over bankruptcy debts paid
Scientific Takeoff
Nanning goes hi-tech
State of the Market
FORUM

Is the Craze for Luxury Items Justified?

EXPAT'S EYE
Seventy-Two Seasons in a Year

Contemplating China's smorgasbord of season

 
 
Typhoon Hits China's Coast
People and vehicles in Fuzhou, Fujian Province, are surrounded by rising rainwater caused by Typhoon Haitang, which hit the southeastern coast of the Chinese mainland on July 19 after battering Taiwan and rolling across the Taiwan Strait.
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