The world order might require changing but China is not going to be able to take leadership for political and economic reasons
Freedom of speech and the diversity of opinion that it engenders are not a reflection of seditious tendencies endangering state security even if they might threaten the regime in power.
China’s annual Central Economic Work Conference (CEWC) at the end of December 2018 struck a pessimistic note and headlines several challenges in the days ahead for the Chinese economy.
What is evident from Xi’s report is that problems of environment, health and urbanization – problems in India, too – are also seen as opportunities for China.
Even as India’s 15th Lok Sabha ended its tenure with the reputation of having conducted the least business among all its predecessors, in China, the NPC has become increasingly active