(Beijing) – The Ministry of Civil Affairs has submitted a draft of the Charity Law to China's cabinet, a sign the country may be progressing towards rules covering philanthropic organizations. If passed, the new law would finally address tax deductions for donations, a system for supervising charity work and how donations can be used. This [...]
BEIJING, June 7 (Xinhua) — When the leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states concluded their latest summit on Thursday, they unanimously rejected military intervention as a way to resolve international hotspot issues. According to a statement that came after the summit, all SCO member countries oppose military intervention in Syria and reject [...]
Deepest reductions in more than 3 years come as global market dropsGasoline and diesel prices have been cut for the second time in a month amid growing government efforts to reverse a sharp slowdown in the economy. The reduction came after an interest rate cut on Thursday — the country's first in nearly four years [...]
THE government has started building charging stations along major expressways in Shanghai and neighboring provinces to encourage the use of pollution-free electric vehicles. The lack of a more complete battery-charging network for the public is a big barrier hampering development of electric cars and buses, according to the transport authorities. The local government said it's [...]
(Beijing) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has ended his three-day visit to China. His trip seems to have warmed Sino-Russian relations. However, like all exchanges between major powers, Sino-Russian ties are inevitably a struggle of interests. Before Putin's visit, Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, described the two countries ties as "unprecedented." On Putin's arrival, [...]
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