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    Environmental evaluation reports in Guangzhou and the Pearl River Delta

    As a consequence of being the main pioneering area for the reforms and opening up policies of the People’s Republic of China and as well as the world’s factory hub for more than a decade, investments in Pearl River Delta are increasingly being more affected by pollution related problems. Environmental issues here, more than anywhere[…..]

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    Electronic Foreign Exchange Certificate application process changes in Hangzhou

    Chief representatives of ROs and the legal representatives for FICEs are now required to go in person to register for a foreign exchange certificate if they want to have an account that can accept foreign currencies in Hangzhou. This new regulation differs from that of Shanghai where an agent applies for the Electronic Foreign Exchange[…..]

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    China’s corporate bankruptcy law comes into effect

    China’s corporate bankruptcy law took effect today. The law, which effects both foreign and domestic companies, allows creditors or financial supervision agencies to initiate bankruptcy proceedings against companies whose managements are unwilling to do so. The law should streamline the process for declaring bankruptcy or securing defaulted payments, especially for foreign companies that before fell[…..]

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    Event: China and India, getting the dragon and the elephant right and special economic zones

    On Tuesday, June 5, China Briefing publisher Chris Devonshire-Ellis will participate in the second China-India event to be held in the Capital Club in Beijing.  Details are as follows: China and India: Getting the Dragon and the Elephant right and an outlook on Special Economic Zones Date: Tuesday, June 5, at 6:30 pm Venue: Capital[…..]

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    China rebounds as Asian stocks rise to record on Fed’s U.S. predictions

    What a difference a day makes. This morning the Asian press was seeing enough blood in the water to make Jaws happy, but with the end of business today, Asia stocks are soaring. China gained back 1.1 percent after losing 6.8 percent yesterday, a slide that wiped out US$161 billion in market value. Bloomberg reports:[…..]

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    China’s stocks nosedive as stamp tax increases

    “All the King’s horses and all the King’s men, couldn’t put Humpty together again.” The stock bubble has burst! Or has it really? Stocks crashed down from their soaring highs yesterday in Shanghai and Shenzhen, creating a fallout effect across most of Asia after China moved to triple the tax on stock trading. The increase was an effort[…..]

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    China sentences former top drug regulator to death

    A Beijing court sentenced China’s former top drug regulator, Zheng Xiaoyu, to death on charges of taking 6.49 million yuan in bribes, and dereliction of duty. The sentence follows recent food and drug safety scares in China and abroad, most recently tainted medicine in Panama, pet food in the United States and toothpaste in China.  From[…..]

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    Shanghai – Hangzhou maglev train shelved

    Didn’t we just talk about pork? The maglev train that was to connect Shanghai and Hangzhou appears headed to the dustbin of history. The project has been officially put on hold due to radiation concerns according to Xinhua. “The project has been suspended in line with the arrangements of the municipal government,” said a spokesman with[…..]

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