(Nothing Is Ever As It Seems In China) China is still hungry
The criticism against Hu Jintao underscores the desires and needs of the Chinese people for balanced growth. As Chinese President Hu Jintao slowly moves toward the exit to make way for his successor in Beijing’s once-in-a-decade power transition in a few weeks, pundits are mixed about categorizing China’s 10 years under his reign as “golden” or “lost.” On Nov. 8, 2002, Hu ascended to the top general secretary’s post in the Communist Party at the 16th National Congress. On the same day 10 years later, he will hand over the reins of the world’s most populous country and second-largest economy to Vice President Xi Jinping and a new generation of leaders. To Read More….