Welcome! This is a new blog which will aggregate news from and about China and its rising path. As the 18th Party Congress approaches and the fifth generation of leadership takes over, this blog will look at some of the more notable issues affecting the transition, as reported throughout the web. A key focus will be whether any such issues could be so serious as to check or even halt such a rise.
Many commentators have observed weaknesses or even flaws in the Chinese political,economic and civil systems, whether these could be so serious as to be fatal or cause a meltdown is a central question this blog seeks to answer....
Stay tuned and looking forward to your comments!