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A joint statement was issued on 26 May (but not posted until 4 June) by nine ministries and government agencies: the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the legislative office of the State Council, the ministries of industry and information, housing, railways, water resources, supervision, transport, and commerce ministries. This notice states: “Government investment projects… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick

Chinese transparency

Last week, a People’s Daily editorial asserted that “Information transparency is of benefit to increasing public trust in the government.” How right this is, but unfortunately this is not being sufficiently heeded in China. This applies both to decision-making and the communication and explanation of decisions. Two recent examples: Buy Chinese A joint circular was… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick