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Yu Yongding -- China's Incomplete Growth Strategy

BEIJING -- China's economic growth has been slowing for six years -- far longer than expected. Eager to stem the slide, Chinese government officials and economists have desperately sought a clear explanation pointing toward an effective policy respon...

Shoichiro Toyoda

Shoichiro Toyoda (29): Eyes forward

With our overseas operations steadily expanding and our ranks of international employees g...

Jean-Claude Trichet

Jean-Claude Trichet (29): A 'very busy grandpa'

My wife, Aline, teasingly calls me a "very busy grandpa." I am indeed busy. I have the p...