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The good news hidden in China's slowing economy

There's good news hidden in China's tumbling stock markets and slowing economy.

A government bid to curb risky lending, clean up industry, and restrain home prices is holding firm even as growth heads for its slowest annual pace in almost 30 years and the United States' trade stand-off threatens to deepen.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 22, 2018, with the headline 'The good news hidden in China's slowing economy'. Print Edition | Subscribe