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  1. Six million get ready to knock on doors

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... concerns were also a cause of poor co-operation according to preliminary surveys, said Feng. 'People';s awareness about privacy is growing,' he said. 'Many have refused to accept ...

  2. Old-style thrift still has its place in the new China

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... handbags on their way to a fashionable entertainment zone. They are representatives of China's extraordinary achievements in the past 30 years, which transformed an inward-looking culture ... to how much an individual can spend. For most of us, that limit is defined by our monthly salaries. In China, many young working professionals are exceeding that limit and buying things ...

  3. Different priorities for hot spots

    Posted May 28th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... backgrounds and demographic structures also played roles. While Uygurs make up less than 50 per cent of the population in Xinjiang, Tibetans make up more than 90 per cent of the population in Tibet, according to Tanzen Lhundup, director of the research office at the government-backed China Tibetology Research Centre. 'While Xinjiang has always been under effective control of central ...

  4. Anti-triad drive fails to get top leaders' backing

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Despite heightened media attention on Chongqing during this year's NPC session in Beijing, municipality party chief Bo Xilai's anti-mafia crusade has yet to gain public endorsement from either President Hu Jintao or Premier Wen Jiabao. With only a day to go before the end of the annual session of the National People's Congress, only ...

  5. Hu puts an end to the pomp of foreign arrivals

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the wind for hours- Hu was quickly whisked away after roughly five minutes of handshaking with the officials. Deputy Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai told the China News Service it was Hu's idea ...

  6. Rare insight into leader-in-waiting Xi

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... successor. Xi Jinping is convinced that only a small elite can maintain China's social stability and lead the country to new heights. The princelings, he says, are the 'legitimate ...

  7. Xi Jinping moves one step nearer top post

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not elaborate. Xi's latest promotion may mark the beginning of the second orderly transition of power in the history of the People's Republic. With the vice-presidency together with a leading ... Staff Reporters in Beijing Vice-President Xi Jinping looks set to be China's next top leader after he was named vice-chairman of the Communist Party's Central Military Commission ...

  8. Pay peanuts and you get monkeys, tourism boss warns mainlanders

    Posted Jul 21st 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The chairman of the Tourism Board has appealed on China Central Television for mainland visitors to Hong Kong to be realistic about what to expect from cut-price tours. James Tien Pei-chun's recent interview with CCTV follows an advisory by the mainland's National Tourism Administration over the weekend regarding travel to Hong Kong after a video clip ...

  9. Mainland municipal investment arms said to face bankruptcy

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... them credit. The China Banking Regulatory Commission said last month it had made that decision because of heightened risks in the property sector. Because municipal governments do not enjoy ... to make lenders more cautious in their dealings with local government investment vehicles, they could fail because their infrastructure schemes were too risky. Mark Williams, senior China ...

  10. 'Ants' struggle to own dream homes

    Posted May 18th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... welcome. One of the most talked-about television programmes is a soap opera called Snail House, which features corruption and political intrigue surrounding young people's attempts to buy ... cent in Shenzhen. China Daily reports that the ratio of housing price to income is the highest in the world. In a survey by news website ifeng.com, 94 per cent of more than 7,000 respondents ...




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