E-COMMERCE 01.28.2015

Taobao, Gov't Get Real Testy over Fake Goods Accusations

Commerce officials say online marketplace has a problem with counterfeits – one they helped hide before an IPO – but company executives question their research

By staff reporter Qu Yunxu
ENVIRONMENT 01.27.2015

Lanzhou Shames CNPC Unit for Pollution Crises

In an unusual move, Lanzhou city officials have criticized their largest employer and taxpayer for environmental damage

By staff reporter Li Yan
ENVIRONMENT 01.27.2015

Gov't Digs Into Soil Pollution Problem with Proposal for New Standards

Plan by environmental ministry would lower limits for certain metals in ground across the country, but experts say a unified approach will be hard to implement

By staff reporter Cui Zheng
INVESTMENT 01.26.2015

Gov't Had Reservations about Selling Stake in Citic Ltd. to Foreigners

Finance ministry had concerns about letting Japanese-Thai joint venture take 20 percent of state-owned enterprise

By staff reporter Liu Caiping and Hong Kong correspondent Yang Gang



Shanghai Official Urges More Couples to Have Second Child

Few women are taking advantage of last year's change to the one-child policy, city health official complains

    RAILROAD 01.28.2015

    Chinese Cities Go off Rails in Effort to Attract New Train Stations

    Towns across the country are vying for new facilities and the economic boost that comes with them, state media reports

      ECONOMY 01.27.2015

      Two-Thirds of Provinces Say They Missed GDP Growth Targets in 2014

      Lower figures for economic expansion prompt governments around country to lower the bar this year

        INTERNET 01.26.2015

        Views: Social Media Update

        While some in the West are unplugging from social media, people in China can't get enough. Two Net users share their likes and dislikes with Caixin

          RETAIL 01.26.2015

          Graphics: Spending on Luxury Goods in 2014

          Chinese consumers spent slightly less on luxury goods at home last year, a consulting firm says, but sales abroad rose

            FAMILY 01.23.2015

            Gov't Orders End to Sending Blood Samples Abroad for Fetus Sex Checks

            Practice has become popular in recent years, health commission says, so customs, police and commerce officials must crack down

              HUKOU 01.23.2015

              Capital Said to Plan Residence Permit System to Address Benefits Inequality

              Holders of new document would have greater access to services, government advisor says, but door won't be thrown wide open

                BUSINESS 01.23.2015

                Embattled Founder Securities 'Cannot Reach Its Chairman'

                Brokerage at center of shareholder dispute says it has been unable to contact Lei Jie since January 19

                  INTERNET 01.22.2015

                  Downfall of Party Internet Policeman 'Helped Lead to National Cleanup Campaign'

                  Scandal involving cadre serving party's Internet leading group part of reason for crackdown on Internet blackmailers, official says

                    DRUG INDUSTRY 01.22.2015

                    Scandal-Hit GlaxoSmithKline 'to Lay Off 1,000 Employees in China'

                    Cuts will come in first half of year, says source at company that was recently hit with large fine

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                      • Locals in Yijun County, in the northwestern province of Shaanxi, are expressing doubts about the safety of footbridges a developer has attached to new buildings

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                      • Sports park constructed beneath highway offers a makeshift fitness area for residents in Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province

                        Surprise Exercise
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                        Hangzhou Flash Mob

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