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China plenum: Looking for clues on China's economy

Political considerations dominate the sixth plenum of China's communist party - but how much will we learn about the latest thoughts on the country's economy?

24 October 2016
Karishma Vaswani Asia business correspondent

Ugly US election race a poor ad for democracy in China

The ugliness of the US election race is seen by Beijing as proving its point about the failings of democracy, but its own system is far from perfect.

24 October 2016
Carrie Gracie China editor

Why are millions of Indians marching in silence?

The silent marches in India by millions of people shine a light on inequity and lack of jobs, writes Soutik Biswas.

5 October 2016
Soutik Biswas India correspondent

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