• Add to Favorites
  • Subscribe
  • Friend us on Facebook
  • Follow Caijing on Twitter

Cover Story »

Rampant Illegal Fundraising Highlights Private Lending Conundrum

Despite a tough crackdown since the mid-1990s, the number of illegal fundraising cases has escalated, showing that under the current financial system, mainstream fundraising channels such as bank lending are unable to meet market demand. Scholars including Chen Guangzhong, tenured professor at China University of Political Science and Law, suggest that China amend relevant laws to remove financial fraud from the death penalty list, in order to unblock private financing channels and ensure the security of the financial market.

Issue 315
By a study group
If we insist on waiting for the perfect time to marketize interest rates, liberalize the exchange rate, and internationalize the yuan, we may never find the right time to liberalize the country’s capital account.
By Zuo Lin, Lu Wei, and Xu Jing, and intern Tian Peng
The positive health benefits of bear bile championed in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) have never been proven through strict scientific testing.
By staff reporter Jiao Jian
Local officials regard becoming a pilot zone as an achievement in itself, and pay little attention to rural reforms thereafter.
By staff reporter Qu Yanli
Some newly-elected village representatives in Wukan have expressed frustration with the frequency of voting and lengthy election process.

Editors’ Picks »