Date
17 January 2019

World

  • SASAC inspectors told to endorse corruption report, paper says

    Oct 22, 2013 10:28am
    Wang Qishan {王歧山}, the head of the Communist Party’s top disciplinary body, has asked inspectors from the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) to put their names to a report on lavish spending at China Railway...
  • Taiwan to lift China investment curbs in demo biz, paper says

    Oct 22, 2013 10:17am
    Taiwan will soon pass special measures to lift restrictions on mainland investments in demonstration businesses in the planned free economic zones in the island, Want Daily reported Tuesday, citing an unnamed Taiwan official. According to the...
  • Beijing 3Q labor demand index hits four-year low, paper says

    Oct 22, 2013 9:48am
    An index of Beijing’s labor demand came in at 106.4 in the third quarter, down 3.5 points from the previous three months and 3.9 points lower than a year earlier, Beijing Business Today reported Tuesday, citing research...
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    The Big Picture: CAPITAL INFLOW

    - Oct 22, 2013 8:32am
    Fresh evidence came in Monday that China is seeing more capital inflow as investors are getting more confident that the world’s second-biggest economy is out of the woods. Central bank data showed that China’s yuan funds...
  • Tax revenue hits 8.44 tln yuan in first 9 months, paper says

    Oct 22, 2013 8:31am
    China’s tax revenue rose 9 percent to 8.44 trillion yuan (US$1.38 trillion) in the first three quarters from the same period last year, National Business Daily reported Tuesday, citing the Ministry of Finance. The figure represents 77.3 percent...
  • More transparency urged on GM food, paper says

    Oct 22, 2013 8:22am
    Agricultural experts and the public are calling on authorities to enhance information disclosure about genetically modified food as the expiration date of biosafety certificates for two strains of GM rice approaches, China Daily reported Monday. Questions over...
  • Apple CEO joins Tsinghua SEM advisory board, paper says

    Oct 22, 2013 8:17am
    Apple’s chief executive officer Tim Cook joined the Advisory Board of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, China Daily reported Monday, citing an announcement on the university’s website. Cook joins Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma and...
  • Pension delay seen helping preserve workforce, paper says

    Oct 22, 2013 8:14am
    The proposed move to raise the age at which Chinese people are entitled to begin receiving a pension will help preserve the country’s workforce, Beijing News cited Hu Xiaoyi, deputy minister of the human resources and...
  • BOCOM units to buy into Shanghai office tower, WSJ says

    Oct 22, 2013 7:55am
    Bank of Communications Co. (BOCOM) has agreed to buy a majority stake in an office tower in Shanghai’s Pudong district for US$1.16 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The lender will buy a stake in Oriental...
  • Tianjin Binhai completes FTZ application, paper says

    Oct 22, 2013 7:45am
    Tianjin’s Binhai New Area has completed the application process for a proposed free trade zone and is likely to receive approval soon, China Securities Journal reported Tuesday. Fixed asset investment in the zone has reached 500 billion yuan...
  • Xi urges expat talent to pursue Chinese dream, Xinhua says

    Oct 22, 2013 7:41am
    President Xi Jinping called on overseas-educated talent to contribute to realizing the Chinese dream of national rejuvenation, Xinhua reported Monday. Xi issued the call at the centenary of the Western Returned Scholars Association, saying the government supports...
  • Taiwan firms’ mainland investment slips 18%, paper says

    Oct 22, 2013 7:36am
    Taiwan firms saw their investment in the mainland fall 18 percent to US$690 million in September from a year earlier, down for a fifth month in a row, Want Daily reported Tuesday, citing figures from the island’s...
  • Beijing to downplay English in college admission, Xinhua says

    Oct 22, 2013 7:33am
    Beijing education authorities have started soliciting public opinion on a plan to downplay English proficiency in college admission tests, the official Xinhua news agency reported Monday. Starting in 2016, the English portion of the exam will be...
  • Yuan funds for foreign exchange rise for 2nd month, report says

    Oct 22, 2013 7:27am
    Yuan funds outstanding for foreign exchange rose for a second month in September in China, indicating the country is seeing more capital inflow, Xinhua news agency reported Monday, citing data released by the People’s Bank of China the...
  • Court to rule on Bo’s appeal Friday, paper says

    Oct 22, 2013 6:55am
    A higher court will rule on an appeal by disgraced former Chongqing party chief Bo Xilai against his conviction and jail sentence for corruption, Shanghai Daily reported Tuesday. The Shandong Provincial Higher People’s Court said Bo’s...
  • Municipal bonds eyed to clean up local debt, paper says

    Oct 22, 2013 6:43am
    China may decide next month to expand a trial program that allows local governments to sell bonds amid concern their huge borrowings are largely hidden from view and pose a risk to the stability of the...
  • Smog forces closure of schools, highways in Harbin, Xinhua says

    Oct 21, 2013 2:38pm
    A heavy smog shrouded northeast China’s Harbin city on Monday for the second straight day, forcing the closure of schools and highways, Xinhua news agency reported. The density of PM 2.5 — airborne particles measuring less than...
  • India to ease visa rules for Chinese travelers, paper says

    Oct 21, 2013 11:59am
    India is expected to announce relaxations in both travel and business visa arrangements for China during Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s three-day official visit to China starting Tuesday, the China Times reported Sunday, saying it was...
  • Medvedev, Li to sign cooperation agreements, paper says

    Oct 21, 2013 10:52am
    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang are to sign more than 40 cooperation agreements on various projects during the former’s visit to Beijing from Monday to Wednesday, 21st Century Business Herald reported...
  • Taiwan vows level playing field in planned FTZ, paper says

    Oct 21, 2013 10:40am
    Taiwan will ensure a level playing field for foreign companies in a planned free trade zone (FTZ), Commercial Times reported Monday, citing an unnamed Taipei official. Such companies will receive equal treatment as their Chinese counterparts...

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