Asia-Pacific

Sep 14, 2012

China and The Big Eighteen — leadership is a party affair

The outcome of China's leadership transition is just as important to Australia's future as the US presidential race. But the details of what exactly is taking place are not well understood. writes Paul Pennay.

In a year when Russia and France have gone to the polls, crucial elections have occurred in Egypt and Greece and Barack Obama will fight to hold on to the US presidency, the political party that rules the most-populous nation on Earth and the world’s second-largest economy is also on course to switch to a new leadership team.

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  1. izatso?

    Great, but when we sign the Trans Pacific Partnership in 4 days time, what does that mean for Oz ? wikipedia :- ‘Of the 26 chapters under negotiation, only a few have to do directly with trade. The other chapters enshrine new rights and privileges for major corporations while weakening the power of nation states to oppose them.’ What is going down here, Crikey ?

  2. izatso?

    at ‘public citizen’ …….. public interest analysis of leaked trans pacific partnership (TTP) investment text

  3. izatso?

    at examiner. com article dollar no longer primary ……

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