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June 2014 Issue

Editorial | by News China Magazine

The fallacy of urban management

Whenever there is violence involving chengguan, they are almost guaranteed to take the blame.

Commentary | by Deng Yuwen

Without appeal, ‘mixed ownership’ is a dead end

More drastic reform measures are needed to attract private investment into the State sector

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Politics | by Hua Xuan, Xie Ying | Judicial Brain Drain


Overburdened and poorly compensated, a growing number of junior judges are quitting the bench and heading for private firms. It appears securing their return will take more than a pay bump

Politics | by Yu Xiaodong | Taiwan Protests


The occupation of Taiwan’s legislature by student protestors reveals the deepening rift within Taiwanese society regarding relations with the Chinese mainland

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Politics | by Yu Xiaodong | Taiwan Protests


Is a student-led occupation of Taiwan’s legislature the sign of a healthy or a broken democracy? The experts are weighing in

Society | by Su Xiaoming, Sun Zhe | Official Suicides

Tough at the Top

Rising suicide rates within the civil service have drawn attention to the psychological pressure of being a Chinese official

Society | by Sun Zhe | Vocational Education


China is making moves to raise the profile of vocational education to offset the problems caused by two decades of higher education expansion

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Society | by Du Guodong, Su Xiaoming | Drug Scandal


The absence of policies and laws governing China’s kindergartens may be to blame for a spate of medication scandals

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Special Report | by Xie Ying | Orphans


Guangzhou’s “baby hatch,” a safe spot for the abandonment of unwanted infants, has been forced to suspend operations due to overwhelming demand. But where can parents turn when state orphanages are closing their doors?

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Special Report | by Sheena Macrae | Orphans


When it comes to China’s abandoned infants, so-called “baby hatches” are only a temporary solution. China needs to relaunch its formerly highly successful international adoption programs

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International | by Li Jia | China-EU Relations


With an apparent shared vision for a multilateral world order, and with minimal strategic rivalry, shouldn’t it be easy for China and the EU to resolve the “soft” issues hampering their partnership?

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Environment | by Li Jia | Carbon Market


China has created the world’s second largest carbon market and granted subsidies to renewable energy initiatives. Will putting a price on pollution prove a breath of fresh air?

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