Category: Rule of Law

Common cause: China’s state-society response to environmental crisis

(October 19, 2000) The Chinese government’s recognition of the need for public input in solving the environmental crisis may offer a test for greater public participation in other areas.


Auditors uncover tide of misconduct

(December 17, 1999) Company funds spent on securities speculation, flood control money squandered on building a new hotel, billions stolen to set up a company and bogus stock listings are among the misdeeds uncovered by government auditors this year.