- Specifics of Antitrust Rules Emerge
Under what conditions will China’s new antitrust regulators demand prior review of a proposed merger or acquisition? A draft of measures gives some clues.
- Specifics of Anti-Monopoly Rules Emerge
Under what conditions will China's new antitrust regulators demand prior review of a proposed merger or acquisition? A draft of measures gives some clues.
- Transfer of Zhang Rongkun
Conclusion comes to Fuxi Investments long overdue ownership of the Shanghai Road and Bridge Development Co.
- Two Cabinet Agencies May Move to NDRC
Offices responsible for the future of China’s west and northeast will likely fall under the wing of the National Development and Reform Commission.
- Full-time Lawmakers on Legislative Agenda
Change is coming to China’s legislature, the National People’s Congress, where the idea of full-time membership on the Standing Committee is gaining steam.
- A Permanent Home for Drug Regulators?
China’s leaders want to shift drug supervision from an independent but scandal-rocked agency to a beefed up, ‘super’ Ministry of Health. Will it work?
- British FM Urges China to Practice ‘Responsible Sovereignty’
British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said China should adhere to the ethos of "responsible sovereignty" at home and abroad to offset the threats against globalization. He also said international institutions should better reflect the realities of the world and give emerging countries a bigger voice.
- Chinese Firms Grapple with New Labor Law
A national labor law that took effect in January will likely cover at least 400 million workers. Businesses that recognize the benefits of compliance may face higher costs.
- China Streamlines Land-Use Procedures
A new directive from the State Council is aimed at controlling developers, preserving arable land, levying taxes and preventing abuses that led to social conflicts over land allocation.
- Africa Will Highlight November's Sino-Franco Summit
At an exclusive interview with Caijing, Kouchner revealed that Africa, economic relations with China, Human rights as well as Myanmar will be issues of attention at the Sino-Franco presidential meeting in November.
- The 17th National Party Congress Kicks Off
The 17th China Central Party Congress, which is held every five years, is the single most important meeting that sets political guidelines and replaces high-level officials at the central government level.