Christmasy, slowish week in China blogging. Not very Christmasy week in Pakistan. Benazir Bhutto: martyr or victim of a freak fall? I'm glad I don't have to decide.
Laborious Suzhou at This is China! BLOG
Bill Dodson brings us the word from the expat street on China's new Labor Law that goes into effect on January 1, 2008.
Working with Small to Medium Size Factories in China at Silk Road International Blog
David Dayton explains what you are likely to run into if you are sourcing from small and medium factories in China, and lists several ideas to help overcome the problems that you are likely to run into.
China's New Labor Law. Still Coming. Still A Big Deal. at China Law Blog
Dan Harris reminds us that the Labor Law is coming. Plus, he provides a nice index to the rest of his posts on the new Labor Law.
Danone/Wahaha: Both Parties Agree to Truce (Part 8) at Managing the Dragon
The latest in the continuing saga...
Paul Krugman is not a protectionist at Free Exchange
The Economist reminds us that though we should respect protectionists as people, we should "certainly not" respect protectionists as "crafters of economic policies."