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  • "Buy China" Not an Option | 2-9 15:13
  • China says it will not introduce "Buy China" strategy to weather the current economic storm.
  • China Policy Barometer 2009 (Part I) | 2-6 10:13
  • What key leaders will be setting policy at top Chinese government agencies in 2009? In this two-part series, the EO takes a brief look at the people, agencies, and challenges shaping the new year.
  • Proposal: Let Rural Land-use Rights be Transferable | 10-7 18:57
  • A proposed law amendment calls for allowing farmers to transer, rent, and mortage their land-use rights for rural property, and this may pave the way for urban residents to access rural property.
  • Beijing Ups Fuel Prices For Going Green | 10-7 16:13
  • Beijing has introduced green fuel with less pollutant emission, and that comes at a higher price.
  • Central Audit Reveals Billions in Misused Funds | 8-28 19:38
  • A report released by the government's central auditing bureau has blown the top off of billions in mis-managed, embezzled, and otherwise squandered funds.
  • Report Cards Bite Chinese Officials | 8-26 11:24
  • A county in Anhui province is trying out a new system to grade government agencies and drop those that score poorly. But is it fair and partial?
  • Green Tax on Big Cars in China | 8-13 19:50
  • Buying big cars in China will cost more after September 1 when the vehicle excise tax will go up by 40% for high engine capacity cars to discourage fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emmission.
  • Attacks in China's Xinjiang Killed 16 Police | 8-4 14:55
  • Sixteen border patrol policemen died and 16 others injured following an explosive attack in western China's Xinjiang province on Monday.
  • China's Price-fixing Catalog for Review | 7-29 16:30
  • The Chinese government is evaluating the possibilty of loosening price controls for certain items listed on the official price-fixing catalog, yet inflationary pressure poses challenges.
  • Missing Funds Spark Probe of Bank Vice President | 6-27 11:35
  • Missing funds from a developmental loan are thought to be leads in a corruption probe of a major Chinese policy bank's vice president.
  • Shenzhen Lays Ambitious Plans for Democratic Politics | 6-19 11:22
  • After being crowned as a pioneer in China's economic reform and opening-up, Shenzhen now eyes to be the first in political reforms.
  • Special Bankruptcy Out for SOE's Coming to an End | 6-13 18:18
  • Hundreds of billions of yuan later, a special-treatment program by which state-owned Chinese businesses could declare bankruptcy and repay employees first will end with 2008.
  • Statistics Bureau Chief to Head Cabinet Think Tank | 6-2 17:18
  • After taking over the helm of the National Statistics Bureau from a disgraced official for 19 months, Xie Fuzhan is moving again to head the think tank for Chinese State Council.
  • Preventing a Potential Second-Wave Disaster in Sichuan | 5-21 20:42
  • The Chinese State Council has issued a strict directive on preventing a potential second-wave disaster arising from endangered dams and landslide-dammed lakes in earthquake-hit Sichuan.
  • Leveling the Peak to Fill the Valley, for Balanced Salaries | 5-14 17:07
  • A plan to stadardize public sector allowances is likely to impact some eight million public servents, for better or worse.
  • Trade Deadlock: By the Numbers, or by the Rules? | 5-9 16:24
  • China has insisted on excluding state-owned enterprises and local governments' purchases from open competition by WTO members to avoid what it says would be unbalanced market liberalization.
  • China Tax Reform: Two Speeches, One Story | 5-7 17:29
  • Chinese officials are striding forward with schemes that would channel more taxes into the central government, with implications for the country's wealth gap and growth-driven environmental damage.
  • A Party Outsider, a Public Election | 4-18 16:32
  • A party-sponsored, televised election of candidates for directorships in Nanjing leads to a party outsider's rising to the top.
  • China To Raise Poverty Line | 4-17 15:39
  • A poverty relief document being drafted proposes to raise China's poverty line, which would potentially double the amount of Chinese below it to 80 million.
  • State Council Diet Continues | 4-11 16:54
  • The trimming down of China's State Council hits an important landmark as over 25 project groups are dissolved.

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