China Has Pledged to Curb Its Smoking Habit, but Results Are Meager

The country signed a WHO convention on tobacco control in 2003, but measures such as raising taxes on cigarettes have mostly gone up in smoke

By staff reporter Zhou Tian
ENVIRONMENT 11.25.2014

Clearing the Air with a Sino-U.S. Climate Pact

China's climate talks chief Xie Zhenhua describes the consensus reached and future goals of a major greenhouse-gas agreement

By staff reporters Hu Shuli, Gong Jing and Kong Lingyu
COURTS 11.24.2014

Court to Rehear 1996 Murder Case that Ended with Suspect's Execution

In 1996, the judicial system in Inner Mongolia needed 62 day to decide 18-year-old Qoysiletu was a killer who deserved the death penalty. Now it is reopening the matter

By staff reporter Wang Heyan
CORRUPTION 11.21.2014

Top Prosecutor's Office Plans New Body to Better Fight Corruption

The Supreme People's Procuratorate will revamp its departments dedicated to graft cases, a move that is expected to help net dirty officials who have fled abroad

By staff reporters Zhou Dongxu and Zhao Fuduo


POLLUTION 11.27.2014

Hebei Gets Little for Helping Neighbors with Smog Problem, Official Complains

Sacrifices made over the past year to improve air quality have come at a heavy price to the province's economy, deputy governor says

    AIR POLLUTION 11.27.2014

    Smog's Return Spurs Capital to Mull Driving Limits Used for APEC

    Beijing government will consider using an odd-even license plate system to restrict the number of cars on roads every day, a vice mayor says

      DEVELOPMENT 11.27.2014

      Africa Welcomes Its New Partners in Development, IMF Official Says

      Antoinette Monsio Sayeh says China is one of the many countries playing a larger role on the continent and perceptions of its activities sometimes suffer from generalizations

        LEGISLATION 11.26.2014

        Cabinet Unveils Draft Law on Domestic Violence

        Version released for public comment lacks references to former couples, something expert says is common in other countries

          SECURITIES 11.26.2014

          Trio of Officials Leaves CSRC to Work for Firm They Once Oversaw

          Exodus said to prompt regulator to mull rules on its former employees working for financial institutions

            ENVIRONMENT 11.26.2014

            China Needs All-Out Effort to Meet Emissions Goals, Experts Say

            The government plans to see that carbon dioxide output peaks by 2030, but researchers say this will require nothing short of an energy revolution

              ENVIRONMENT 11.25.2014

              Scientists Issue Warning over Development of Coastal Wetlands

              The new Great Wall running along 60 percent of country's coastline will cause serious problems, experts say

                INTEREST RATE CUTS 11.25.2014

                Rate Cuts Will Give Short-Term Boost to Property Sales, Analysts Say

                Central bank's move has already helped push up the shares of real estate companies listed in Shanghai

                  APEC 11.25.2014

                  Views: Assessing APEC

                  Beijing recently hosted a major meeting of regional leaders, so Caixin spoke to two experts to see what was accomplished – and what wasn't

                    BANKING 11.24.2014

                    Cuts to Benchmark Interest Rates Will Squeeze Banks' Profits, Analysts Say

                    Rates on new loans might actually increase as banks seek to compensate for a shortfall in interest payments, one analyst says

                      INTERNET 11.24.2014

                      Websites Offering Subtitles for Foreign TV Shows, Movies Shut Down

                      Government acted because subtitles were for content that is not officially authorized, a volunteer at one of the sites says

                        ECONOMY 11.21.2014

                        Central Bank Cuts Benchmark Lending Rate

                        Regulator lowers lending and deposit interest rates and raises the ceiling for deposit rates

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