Column: Is China’s economy a house of cards? | PBS NewsHour

While doomsday warnings about the Chinese economy run rampant in the Western media, it is quite likely that the Chinese government will, in fact, be able to manage the economic, social and political tensions it faces.

Source: Column: Is China’s economy a house of cards? | PBS NewsHour

Article of the week (part 2), courtesy of Darcey Edkins (summary to follow).

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Unemployment in Philippines an issue despite rapid economic growth

Despite rapid economic growth in the Philippines in recent years, unemployment remains a problem, the Financial Times reports.

Source: Unemployment in Philippines an issue despite rapid economic growth

Article of the week (part 1), courtesy of Darcey Edkins (summary to follow).