Policy

Hangzhou Approves Plan to Add Four High-Speed Rail Stations, Seven New Lines

Hangzhou Approves Plan to Add Four High-Speed Rail Stations, Seven New Lines

The municipal government of Hangzhou, the capital of China’s eastern Zhejiang province, has approved a plan drawn up by China…

Oct 12, 2017
Zhang Xia
Wuhan Offers Up Affordable Housing, Enhanced Minimum Wage for Local College Graduates

Wuhan Offers Up Affordable Housing, Enhanced Minimum Wage for Local College Graduates

Wuhan municipal government, in China’s central Hubei province, has released a new policy allowing local university graduates to partake in…

Oct 12, 2017
Dou Shicong
CIRC Restricts Five Firms’ Related-Party Transactions for Six Months

CIRC Restricts Five Firms’ Related-Party Transactions for Six Months

The China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) has halted several key deals between five insurance companies -- Pearl River Life Insurance Co.,…

Oct 12, 2017
Xu Wei
Shenzhen Publicly Lists Land With Use Rights That May Not Be Sold or Transferred

Shenzhen Publicly Lists Land With Use Rights That May Not Be Sold or Transferred

Shenzhen’s land property trading center said that it has publicly listed a piece of land for sale.

Oct 12, 2017
Xu Wei
NDRC to Promote the Effective Control of Market Risks Related to Enterprise Bonds

NDRC to Promote the Effective Control of Market Risks Related to Enterprise Bonds

China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the nation’s top price setter and economic planner, will exert efforts to undertake…

Oct 11, 2017
Xu Wei
Hong Kong to Offer Affordable Housing for First-Time Buyer Families Earning Less Than USD8,700 a Month

Hong Kong to Offer Affordable Housing for First-Time Buyer Families Earning Less Than USD8,700 a Month

Housing policy was an important part of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s maiden policy speech today, with challenges facing young homebuyers a particular focus.

Oct 11, 2017
Xu Wei
China Aims to Nurture Medical Innovation Through Reform of Clinical Trials and Faster Drug Reviews

China Aims to Nurture Medical Innovation Through Reform of Clinical Trials and Faster Drug Reviews

The General Office of China's State Council, its cabinet, has issued guidance on driving innovation in the country’s drug and…

Oct 9, 2017
Xu Wei
Shanghai Sets Up Shelters for Street Sweepers, Shows Photos of Them At Work

Shanghai Sets Up Shelters for Street Sweepers, Shows Photos of Them At Work

Shanghai’s Xuhui district held a special photographic exhibition featuring images of local street cleaners at work during the eight-day National Day holiday (Oct. 1 to 8).

Oct 9, 2017
Zhang Xia
China's RRR Cut Does Not Target Short-Term Liquidity, Investment Bank Claims

China's RRR Cut Does Not Target Short-Term Liquidity, Investment Bank Claims

China's latest reserve requirement ratio (RRR) cut does not seek to ease short-term liquidity pressure, but is rather part of government…

Oct 4, 2017
Chen Juan
China Will Not Ban Gasoline Vehicles

China Will Not Ban Gasoline Vehicles

Like many countries, China is studying a timetable for ending traditional fuel vehicle sales, but this does not mean it will ban these, said China’s industry and information technology ministry.

Sep 30, 2017
Zhang Xia
China’s Outstanding Foreign Debt Reaches USD1.56 Trillion at End Q2, up 8.7% Compared to Q1, SAFE Says

China’s Outstanding Foreign Debt Reaches USD1.56 Trillion at End Q2, up 8.7% Compared to Q1, SAFE Says

China's outstanding foreign debt, including yuan-denominated and foreign currency-denominated debt, hit USD1.5628 trillion (CNY10.4118 trillion) as of the end of…

Sep 29, 2017
Xu Wei
China Will Not Ban Gasoline Vehicles

China Will Not Ban Gasoline Vehicles

Like many countries, China is studying a timetable for ending traditional fuel vehicle sales, but this does not mean it will ban these, said China’s industry and information technology ministry.

Sep 29, 2017
Zhang Xia

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