Novel coronavirus - China needs less politics, more science

AS THE novel coronavirus outbreak evolves into a large-scale public health crisis, the Chinese government at all levels has changed its previously passive stance and under-reporting. China has mobilised an unprecedented level of resources to battle the epidemic. From central to local governments...


Dawn of a new history: The search and re-creation of China's political and economic systems

IN A 1989 essay, which was expanded into a 1992 book, Francis Fukuyama famously announced "the end of history", declaring Western-style liberal democracy to be the most reliable political system and the final form of human government.