APPLIANCE 08.27.2014

Haier's New Look: 'Micro-Enterprise' Platform

China's biggest appliance manufacturer is trying a new business model that relies on subcontractors

By staff reporter He Chunmei and intern reporter Chen Lu
POLITICS 08.22.2014

Deng Xiaoping Gave Double Boost to Reform Efforts, Economist Says

Wu Jinglian of the Development Research Center argues the legendary leader put China on the path to progress in the early 1980s, then overcame divided public opinion years later to keep it there

By staff reporter Wang Shuo
CORRUPTION 08.21.2014

Zhou Yongkang's Early Years

The disgraced official grew up knowing what hard work was and saw his career blossom in the oil industry in Liaoning Province

By staff reporters Xie Haitao and Wang Heyan
CORRUPTION 08.21.2014

Zhou Yongkang Used Start in Oil Industry to Rise to Public Security Czar

Disgraced high official cut his teeth in the oil industry, built a power base in Sichuan Province and rose to become all-powerful head of nation's police

By staff reporters Yu Ning, He Xin, Huang Kaiqian and Ren Zhongyuan


FOOD SAFETY 08.29.2014

Cyanide Found in Dog Meat Sold to Restaurants, Zhejiang Court Hears

Group of 17 stand trial over business that saw the animals allegedly poisoned, stolen and butchered for public consumption

    INSURANCE 08.29.2014

    Insurance Firms Stop Online Sales, as Regulator Takes Long Look

    CIRC gave order to halt after finding Guohua, Zhujiang and Hongkang were misleading buyers, source close to watchdog says

      MOBILE INTERNET 08.28.2014

      Graphics: Going Mobile

      Some 527 million people in China are using the Net on mobile devices, a new report says, and apps for shopping and banking are among the most popular

        CORRUPTION 08.28.2014

        Regulator Reviews Shareholders in Bank Zhejiang Alibaba Proposed

        Alipay owner and its partner are one of two pairs in government pilot that have yet to submit materials for opening private bank

          CORRUPTION 08.27.2014

          Retired NDRC Pricing Official 'Detained at Beijing Airport'

          Inquiry into Cao Changqing may be linked to a graft investigation going on at National Energy Administration

            SOE REFORM 08.27.2014

            37 Groups Said to Start Making Offers for Piece of Sinopec Sales Subsidiary

            Oil giant will apparently whittle final list of outside investors down to 10 by the end of August

              TELECOMS 08.27.2014

              Baidu Disconnects from Its Plan to Join Gov't Telecoms Pilot

              Search giant never partnered with a member of Big Three to resell phone service as part of mobile virtual network operator experiment

                CORRUPTION 08.26.2014

                Former Auditor at China Resources Group 'Detained by Police'

                Investigation concerns whether Huang illegally obtained a state secret, a Beijing newspaper reports

                  WORK SAFETY 08.26.2014

                  How Lax Safety Standards Led to Fatal Blast at Kunshan Factory

                  Seventy-five people were killed because metal dust was allowed to accumulate, investigators find, and Taiwanese investor says only luck prevents similar disasters in the area

                    REAL ESTATE 08.26.2014

                    Vanke Tries Promotion with Taobao amid Slowing Sales

                    Potential homebuyers get discounts based on their e-commerce spending, as developer tries to spur purchases, especially in Hangzhou

                      CORRUPTION 08.26.2014

                      Closer Look: Anti-Corruption Czar Makes Noteworthy Appearance at CPPCC Meeting

                      Usually the political advisory body makes headlines for members coming under investigation, but Wang Qishan seems to want to make it a partner in fight against graft

                        COURTS 08.25.2014

                        Closer Look: Prosecutors in Fatal Arson Attack Case Keep Trial Focus Limited

                        Court hears it was village head's idea to set fire to tent in March incident that killed one man and injured three, as lawyers for victims fail in bid to force higher-level officials to testify

                          • With eating and exercise habits rapidly changing, many in China are increasingly facing fast-rising rates of obesity

                            The Waistland
                          • Heavy rains over Shijiazhuang railway station in Hebei Province transform building into waterscape

                            Weeping Ceiling
                          • 32-year-old freshman enrolls in Tsinghua University after 8th try at college entrance exam

                            Back to School
                          • Chinese navy in coastal city of Weihai stages memorial to mark 120th anniversary of the First Sino-Japanese War

                            War of Jiawu
                          • Homebuyers in Qingdao, Shandong Province take to the streets in protest against unfair agreement

                            Developer Demonstration
                          • Fifteen people die and 50 are left injured in passenger bus collision with truck on Gansu highway

                            Deadly Bus Crash

                          Follow Us


                          Have anti-corruption efforts become a permanent feature of the political landscape in China?
                          • Yes

                          • No


                          Caixin Editorial

                          The Best Way to Remember Deng Xiaoping

                          The legendary leader wanted freed thinking and truths sought from facts, advice that should be heeded in the face of arguments against further reforms

                          • France and Italy want to increase public spending next year, which would spur economic expansion but is exactly what caused Europe's problems in the first place

                          • State-run firms ordered to make deals are less inclined to consider potential problems, so the government must make an effort to provide them with better information

                          • Enforcement agencies needed time to gain expertise and experience. Now that they have it, companies need to get to grips with compliance in China

                          Latest Issue
                          On the Cover:

                          How The Hammer Falls

                          Twenty months into a campaign against corrupt leaders, the crackdown is accelerating and the public is in the loop

                          Issue 80
                          August, 2014


                          Economics & Finance
                          Latest Issue:
                          How The Hammer Falls
                          Twenty months into a campaign against corrupt leaders, the crackdown is accelerating and the public is in the loop
                          Issue 80

                          Subscribe       |       Newsletter        |        FAQ