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China Bans Domestic Ivory Market

China Bans Domestic Ivory Market

China banned commercial ivory processing and trade on Dec. 31, following through on a 2016 promise to clamp down on the black market and protect endangered elephants.

Jan 2, 2018
Tang Shihua
China Takes Action Against Illegal, Vulgar Online Games

China Takes Action Against Illegal, Vulgar Online Games

China is taking action against illegal online games and ones with vulgar content, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.

Dec 29, 2017
Liao Shumin
China’s Supreme Court Grants Retrial to Former Guangdong Kelon Electrical Chairman

China’s Supreme Court Grants Retrial to Former Guangdong Kelon Electrical Chairman

China’s Supreme People’s Court announced a retrial in former Guangdong Kelon Electrical Holdings Co. Chairman Gu Chujun’s criminal property rights case yesterday.

Dec 29, 2017
Tang Shihua
China Unveils Upgraded Foreign Investment Regulations Amid Concerns Over US Tax Reform

China Unveils Upgraded Foreign Investment Regulations Amid Concerns Over US Tax Reform

Although the introduction of the US Tax Reform Act has raised concerns about the flow of capital from China to…

Dec 28, 2017
Guo Liqin
Shanghai Will Consider Building Free Trade Port Next Year, Mayor Says

Shanghai Will Consider Building Free Trade Port Next Year, Mayor Says

Shanghai will mull constructing a free trade port and speed up the construction of a science and technology innovation center with global influence next year.

Dec 28, 2017
Liao Shumin
China Passes Drafts of Tobacco Leaf, Ship Tonnage Tax Laws

China Passes Drafts of Tobacco Leaf, Ship Tonnage Tax Laws

The Standing Committee of the 12th National People’s Congress passed drafts of the tobacco leaf tax law and ship tonnage…

Dec 28, 2017
Liao Shuming
Regulator Holds Disciplinary Talks With Online Food Services on New Safety Measures

Regulator Holds Disciplinary Talks With Online Food Services on New Safety Measures

China Food and Drug Administration held ‘disciplinary interviews’ with managers from popular online food service operators yesterday and called on…

Dec 28, 2017
Liao Shumin
A-Share Market May See Fewer IPOs Next Year After a Rise in Application Rejection Rate

A-Share Market May See Fewer IPOs Next Year After a Rise in Application Rejection Rate

The rejection rate of initial public offering applications has increased this year with regulators imposing more stringent requirements and the…

Dec 28, 2017
Huang Siyu & Yuan Ziyi
China Does Not Need to Raise Benchmark Deposit, Lending Rates, Central Bank Official Says

China Does Not Need to Raise Benchmark Deposit, Lending Rates, Central Bank Official Says

As central banks of the world’s major economies are tightening monetary policies this year, all eyes now turn to China…

Dec 27, 2017
Zhou Ailin
CPC Central Committee Will Discuss Constitutional Amendment

CPC Central Committee Will Discuss Constitutional Amendment

he Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee decided Wednesday to include the discussion of a…

Dec 27, 2017
Xu Wei
China, Hong Kong May Refine Bond Connect Program Next Year, Allow Southbound Investment

China, Hong Kong May Refine Bond Connect Program Next Year, Allow Southbound Investment

China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange is looking at optimizing infrastructure and institutions for the Bond Connect program with Hong…

Dec 22, 2017
Xu Wei
China Will Control Monetary Supply Floodgates, Maintain Neutral Stance Next Year

China Will Control Monetary Supply Floodgates, Maintain Neutral Stance Next Year

China has set the tone for its monetary policy next year.

Dec 22, 2017
Xu Yanyan

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