Saturday, May 16, 2009

Little openness in China's progress

On May 16, 2009, Dr. Wenran Jiang wrote an article on the Edmonton Journal. In the article, he noted that positive developments in wake of the Sichuan earthquake in China last May have failed to yield concrete political reforms in the country.

You can read the article here.

People flock to the devastated town of Beichuan on May 12, the first anniversary of its destruction in
the Sichuan earthquake. Nearly 87,000 people died or remain missing in the 8.0-magnitude earthquake,
a disaster that galvanized the nation but left deep emotional scars.

Photograph by: Peter Parks, Agence France-Presse, Getty Images, Freelance

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