In 1996, the rule of law was written into the outline of the ninth five-year plan for national economic and social development and the long-range objectives to 2010, becoming an important principle for guiding China’s modernization drive.
Sexual intercourse began
In nineteen sixty-three
(which was rather late for me) –
Between the end of the “Chatterley” ban
And the Beatles’ first LP.
— Philip Larkin, ‘Annus Mirabilis’
(Investors in China will just have to make up their own minds on this, but we think that Bo’s fall – as opposed to the cover-up that could have happened – shows the rule of law is, in practical terms or some semblance of it, pushing on. But the authorities don’t half still seem unsure about it as an idea…)
At clearly marked prices – Blood and Treasure
Bo Xilai’s case nothing to do with ‘political fight’ – Global Times.cn