Toxic Effects and Environmental Nondisclosure
High-profile talk emphasizing environmental action at the Communist Party's 18th national congress attracted a lot of attention. News from the November proceedings spurred industry demands for more information and pushed stock prices higher for companies that make environmental products.
Government officials at the congress pledged to improve environmental assessment practices, strengthen accountability and raise public awareness of the damage wrought by pollution since the 1970s while China built the world's second-largest economy.
- In Thursday's Papers: Chinalco's Copper Mine in Peru Opens, Tariffs for Hundreds of Imports to Be Cut
- Fishmonger Fracas
- Pay to Play
- Project to Save South China Tigers in South Africa Lost in Wilderness
- Two More Journalists Held over Bribe-Taking
- Gov't Considers Ending Heavily Criticized Cotton Subsidies
- Closer Look: Jingdong Gives Alibaba Some Company in Financial Industry
- In Wednesday's Papers: Railroad Line Lacking Environmental Approval to Still Open, HSBC to Sell Stake in Bank of Shanghai
- Central Bank, CBRC Split on Including Rural Lenders in Deposit Plan
- Closer Look: Annual Work Conference Picks Up Where Plenum Left Off
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- Yi Gang: China's Forward-Thinking Forex Chief
- As U.S. Refuses a Dirty Fuel, China Only Too Ready to Increase Imports
- Coal Industry Finds Itself at a Crossroads
- Evergrande Partners with Harvard to Build Hospital in China
- Sina Corp., Investment Fund Management Firms Mull Net Sales
- Ruins of Urbanization
- In Friday's Papers: China, U.S. to Enhance Cooperation on Shale Gas; Wang Qishan 'May Only Serve Five Years'
- PBOC Said to Be Talking to Major Banks about Deposit Insurance
- Closer Look: Visit by Cameron Focuses on Trade and Investment
- Yi Gang: China's Man for Market Logic