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China to Unveil State Assets Management Company in August
China's state-owned assets watchdog will unveil its new assets management firm to consolidate select
8月6日 18:02
Government-subsidized Housing to Use Public Housing Funds
The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development has finally succeeded in using public housing funds to construct government-subsidized housing.
8月5日 17:22
Focus of Income Distribution Reform Shifts to Reducing Flow of Wealth to Governm
The Chinese government has expressed its intention to reform income distribution among all members of society
7月29日 14:34
Kashgar to become home to Xinjiang's own SEZ
Kashgar, a pivotal freight station in western Xinjiang, has been chosen as the home of a planned special economic zone (SEZ) modeled on the SEZ of Shenzhen.
7月23日 17:06
Changes to Budget Law May Result in Local Governments Being Allowed to Issue Bon
Chinese local governments may soon be allowed to issue local treasury bonds, according to proposed reforms to China's Budget Law.
6月8日 17:25
Ministry of Environmental Protection Takes Tougher Position on Emission Reductio
The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) has held a national video conference announcing their decision to punish thirteen provincial governments and enterprises who have done an unsatisfactory job at environmental protection and emission reduction
5月21日 18:18
A Property Tax is Coming ... But Not as We Know It
The central government plans to trial a real estate tax this year, but details of which properties will be taxed remains unclear
5月1日 15:43
Beijing Representative Offices of Local Governments Prepare to Retreat
The central government announced that all Beijing government representative offices of or below county-level, were to be eliminated...
4月28日 14:31
NDRC Pledges to Bridge the Income Gap
Six years after income reform was first proposed, the target of redistributing income among Chinese households will finally begin
4月27日 11:40
New Rules Aimed at Reducing Risk of Local Government Bonds Ineffective
The notice forbids local governments and public institutions from providing direct or indirect guarantees for enterprises or local financing platforms.
4月14日 18:32
Who Bribed Stern Hu?
Most of those implicated in the Rio Tinto trial are senior managers at privately-run Chinese steel mills.
4月8日 14:56
Why Chinese Steel Mills Bribed Rio Tinto Employees
Many small-sized private steel mills are in a disadvantaged position when it comes to access to imported iron ore.
4月7日 15:25
COEs Required to Draw Up Exit Strategy from Real Estate Market
78 (COEs) have been ordered to formulate a plan for their withdrawal from the real estate market
4月1日 17:49
Health Care Reform to Cut Spending by Over 60 Billion Yuan
The high cost of medicine, which has been widely criticized among Chinese citizens for a long time, is going to be curbed this year.
4月1日 10:46
Environmental Tax Delayed
The Ministry of Environmental Protection submitted a report advocating the introduction of a new environmental tax to the State Council.
3月29日 15:32
Li Zhuang Retracts Admission of Guilt Following Reduced Sentence
Beijing lawyer Li Zhuang was sentenced to one and a half years in prison at an appeal hearing in Chongqing earlier today.
2月9日 17:20
China Concludes Investigation Stage of Rio Tinto Bribery Case
Chinese authorities have concluded their investigations into four employees of Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto.
1月12日 18:04
Billionaire Gome Founder to Face Beijing Court
Huang Guangyu, the man who just last year was considered China's richest person, is to be charged with offering bribes and engaging in insider trading.
12月16日 12:57
China to Establish New National Energy Commission
China is set to officially announce the establishment of a new powerful government agency to act as the highest office in charge of the country's energy issues.
12月15日 18:11
Ministry of Finance Takes Aim at Tax Dodge Among China's High Earners
The MOF has issued new regulations that take aim at tax avoidance among high-income earners at China's SOEs.
12月2日 18:42


NDRC Sets Benchmark Price for
The new benchmark price is likely to help boost the profitability of photovoltaic projects and encourage more investment...
China Shuts Down 583 Lead-acid
A total of 583 lead-acid battery manufacturing plants have been shut down over recent months as part of a campaign to st...
Reluctant Transparency
Central government departments grudgingly reveal glimpses of spending on cars, overseas tr


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