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The 70 years since the end of the civil war, in which Communists and Nationalists, or Kuomintang, fought to control territory vacated by the invading Japanese, have been tumultuous. China went through wrenching social changes as it veered from a planned economy to a failed experiment with radical collectivization to today's free-wheeling, often messy mix of bare-knuckled competition and crony capitalism, all supervised by the Communist Party.
Following are some of the key moments in the history of the world's most populous country since Chiang Kai-shek's defeated Nationalist-led government flees to Taiwan in December.
At least , Chinese "volunteers" die. Veteran Communists are later purged for opposing the Great Leap Forward. The Dalai Lama flees to India, where he remains. Schools close and the country disintegrates to near anarchy before youths decamp to the countryside to "learn from peasants. Veteran Party members defeat a power grab by his wife, paving the way for Deng Xiaoping to take charge. Over the next decade, food shortages vanish and foreign investment begins.
Tiny Portuguese-run Macau follows suit two years later. March Protests erupt across the Tibetan plateau after deadly riots in Lhasa, triggering a crackdown on Tibetans. President Donald Trump visits Beijing, but the next year the two countries embark on a trade war, underscoring deteriorating ties between the world's two largest economies. Sign up for free newsletters and get more CNBC delivered to your inbox. These firms have a clear view of the Chinese market and can navigate policies that have made it difficult for some U. Meanwhile, Chinese society has begun another shift. Before Microsoft and Google arrived, being the founder of a technology startup was not a socially acceptable career path.
Parents pushed young people to find a job with an established company and to a large extent they still do. But the people around them needed that education.
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Yet to call these duplicates would miss an essential point. At Innovation Works, his current venture, Lee is using those principles to provide what is, in China, a rare degree of support for experimentation and failure. There are two main reasons for the title of the book, China and the Internet: Politics of the digital leap forward. An unknown error has occurred.
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