Lessons from Tiananmen and the Arab Spring

Corruption, pollution and the real estate sector could lead to more social unrest in China, a Singapore investors' conference heard on the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen.

Lessons from Tiananmen and the Arab Spring

Twenty five years on and the protests in China continue but the emphasis is a little different to that which brought the students to Tiananmen Square in 1989.

On that definitive June morning, China’s army marched into a peaceful pro-democracy protest and opened fire, killing hundreds or, by some estimates, thousands of people.

China has been transformed in the intervening quarter of a century. But the memory lingers Wednesday night’s candlelit vigil...

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