Done for the Week
I'm six different kinds of busy, and the sister's wedding is going to occupy all the rest of the week, so I'm calling it. See you monday.
Despite repeated orders from Beijing, local officials have balked at orders to cancel major construction and other big spending projects - austerity moves that could cost local jobs and reduce opportunities to line their pockets. Hu and Wen reportedly have been forced to visit Shanghai and other areas to compel obedience in person.