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Liu Xiang absent from the CPPCC (again) but seat's his to keep

3 years agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

There's no better picture of "democracy with Chinese characteristics" than this article on the China Daily today which states that the repeated no-show at the CPPCC by recalcitrant absentee Liu Xiang is "no hurdle" to his position. Very punny, China Daily, very punny! [ more › ]
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