EDITOR'S DESK
Protect the Right to Petition
  
 



 
VOL.48 NO.45 NOV. 10, 2005
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It's a last-ditch hope for those seeking justice. China's petition system, in which people appeal their grievances to government after every other recourse has failed, is a desperate pilgrimage and victories are rare.
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PEOPLE & POINTS
Koizumi's Hawkish Successor

 
VIEWPOINT
--Democracy With Chinese Characteristics
--Diabetes: Asia's Ticking Time Bomb

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NATION
Life in a Struggle
Seeking justice through China's petition system
Judicial Independence Should Come First
Leading activist talks legal reform
Preparing for the Worst
Is China ready to handle natural catastrophe?
Under Pressure
Worker stress rises as economy grows
Stopping the Sand
The disappearing northwest grasslands
WORLD
Neighbor Relations
President Hu's visits nail platform for growth
China-Singapore: Bid to Upgrade Ties
Trading Up
Bonding time at the China-ASEAN expo
Free Trade the Winner
ASEAN chief on trade links with China
BUSINESS
Fledgling Profession on the Way
China needs financial planners
Real Bucks in virtual Games
Online gamers go pro in China
Olympic Opportunities
Sports media look for a boost
Legal-Ease: Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprises: Manufacturing, Processing and Assembling
State of the Market
FORUM

Does Public Interest in Politics Signal Advent of Democracy?

EXPAT'S EYE
It Begs the Question
Behind the query, "Do you like Chinese food?"
SNAPSHOT

China as the Student of the World

 
 
PANDAS READY TO GO
Lien Chan, Honorary Chairman of the Chinese Kuomintang Party, visits the Wolong Giant Panda Research Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province in late October.
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