Success secrets of China’s system

Nation’s socialist democracy serves its people better compared to the UK, US models in the West

Democracy, as seen by the West, is power in chaos. Democracy, as seen by China, is people’s power, with the opinions of all sections of society including the grassroots taken into consideration before finalizing a law or a measure.

By MARK PINKSTONE The author is a former chief information officer of the Hong Kong government, a PR consultant and veteran journalist. The views do not necessarily reflect those of China Daily.

The resignation of Liz Truss as British prime minister after only 44 days in office and the appointment of Rishi Sunak as the new prime minister, the third in two months, show the inability of UK-style democracy to ensure political stability. The same...

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