TRADE 08.27.2015

Chile Tries to Interest China in More Cherries, Less Copper

Amid a commodities slowdown, South American country partners with e-commerce sites to sell its fresh food and wine to Chinese consumers

By staff reporter Chen Qin
TIANJIN BLAST 08.26.2015

Tianjin Blast Probe Too Late for Firefighters

Officials seek answers after horrific explosions claimed 123 lives, including 70 firefighters, at a chemical warehouse

By staff reporters Bao Zhiming, Huang Kaixi, Zhao Fuduo, Wang Heyan, Wang Xinci, Zhou Qijun, Wang Su, Zhou Dongxu, Cui Zheng and Qiu Jiaqiu, and intern reporter Shan Yuxiao
TECHNOLOGY 08.25.2015

Quantum Computing and Alibaba's Leap of Faith

The jury is still out over quantum computing's commercial value, but an Aliababa-backed research lab may find answers

By staff reporter Yu Dawei
E-COMMERCE 08.24.2015

After Spell as Rivals, E-Commerce Giants, Traditional Stores Join Forces

Firms like Alibaba and used to be seen as the mortal enemies of businesses with physical stores, but recent tie-ups are changing that view

By staff reporter Qu Yunxu


SECURITIES 08.27.2015

Eight Employees of Brokerage Firm Reportedly Detained

Citic Securities employees held for questioning over possible involvement in illegal investment activities, state media says

    NATIONAL AWARDS 08.27.2015

    China Needs Gov't Office for Handing Out National Awards, Lawmaker Says

    Standards for picking winners should also bet set, legislator argues, as NPC committee mulls new proposal

      MONETARY POLICY 08.26.2015

      Central Bank Cuts Savings, Lending Rates to Record Lows

      PBOC also tells banks they don't have to keep as much money on reserve as in the past

        SHIPPING 08.26.2015

        Zhejiang Said to Plan Firm to Run Five Major Ports

        Putting the seaports under the management of one company intended to make them more efficient, source says

          STOCK MARKET 08.25.2015

          CSRC Said to Greet Latest Stock Market Crash with Calm

          No one worked overtime awaiting orders from higher-ups this time, person close to regulator says

            GOV'T DEBT 08.25.2015

            Cabinet Proposes Law Letting It Set Debt Quotas for Local Gov'ts

            State Council would set debt levels for provinces, finance minister Lou Jiwei says, and let lower officials make borrowing plans accordingly

              PRISON 08.25.2015

              Some Veterans May Be Freed from Prison as Part of World War II Event

              Legislature announces plan for amnesty linked to big military parade that experts say could see up to 10,000 people freed from jail

                PENSION 08.24.2015

                Cabinet Lets Pension Funds Be Invested in Domestic Stock Market

                Nearly one-third of locally managed pension funds can be invested, State Council says, but it is unclear when this can start

                  PMI 08.21.2015

                  77-Month Low for August's Early Caixin Manufacturing PMI

                  Flash figure slips to 47.1 points, with new orders and employment shrinking the most from July

                    EDUCATION 08.21.2015

                    Students in China's Rural Areas Still Not Getting Enough to Eat, Researchers Say

                    Many schools found not giving children enough to eat every day, even after central government launched program in 2011 to address the problem

                      TELECOMS 08.21.2015

                      China Mobile Announces Plans to Buy Assets from Parent's Firm

                      Investors told about planned deal for telephone and fixed-line broadband assets owned by Tietong Telecommunications

                        • Large-scale clean-up work starts at the hazardous chemicals warehouse facility where a huge blast occurred on August 12

                          Mopping Up
                        • Locals help themselves to baby chickens that fell out of a truck when it crashed in Binzhou, in the eastern province of Shandong, on August 25

                          Saving the Day
                        • Residents of one southwestern city ignore a government ban on burning fake paper money for a holiday, causing air pollution levels to skyrocket

                          Man-Made Mess
                        • A large crater at the site of an explosion in Tianjin, a shrine in Bangkok where a bomb went off and a sailing festival in the Netherlands

                          The Week in Photos
                        • Couples across the country warm up to Qixi Festival, or Chinese Valentine's Day, by saying "I do"

                          Day of Love
                        • A large amount of dead fish appear in the biggest river in Tianjin, eight days after massive explosions at chemical warehouses near a residential area in the northern port city killed at least 116 people

                          Worrying Find
                        • Water used by clay mines in the eastern province of Jiangxi taints a small river leading to a well-known lake

                          Muddy Waters

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                        Caixin Editorial

                        Counting the Cost of Gov't Intervention in Stock Market

                        Regulators should take a long look at their recent behavior because the bourses' future depends on government doing its job the right way


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                        Save Our Stocks

                        Government agencies from the securities regulator to central bank rallied around the stock markets after investors fled

                        Issue 92
                        August, 2015


                        Economics & Finance
                        Latest Issue:
                        Save Our Stocks
                        Government agencies from the securities regulator to central bank rallied around the stock markets after investors fled
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