THE European Union has started to investigate whether Chinese exporters used other countries to avoid paying a high anti-dumping duty on its bikes, which may cloud improved ties following Premier Wen Jiabao's visit to the bloc last week. The EU will investigate whether China is circumventing the 48.5-percent anti-dumping tax on its bikes exported to [...]
Beijing vowed further measures to guard its sovereignty over the Diaoyu Islands as top diplomats met in New York. Despite Tokyo’s repeated call for dialogue with Beijing, observers said Japan’s constant international lobbying to deny the existence of the territorial dispute shows it has little confidence in diplomacy or the ability to persuade others of [...]
Yang Dacai never thought he would be vilified by the public, but his taste for expensive watches became the target of outrage on the Internet. It started with a picture: 55-year-old Yang, head of the Bureau of Work Safety of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, grins in front of the wreckage of a double-decker sleeper bus [...]
A draft law that will help determine the future of the environment in China has been slammed by experts and environmental campaigners, with some even saying the law looks like it has been written by polluting companies. China's top legislators are about to amend the Environmental Protection Law for the first time in two decades. [...]
The annual Hurun Rich List found that many of China’s richest were not as prosperous as the year before, with 37 out of the 1,000 richest people losing at least 50 percent of their wealth. (Beijing) – China's richest entrepreneurs bagged a little less wealth last year amid a slowing economy, according to a recent [...]
Wang Lijun, former Vice Mayor and former police chief of southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, stood trial on September 18 in an open court in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, for bribe-taking and bending the law for selfish ends. One day before that, the Chengdu City Intermediate People's Court held another trial on Wang's two other charges of [...]
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