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Housing changes could raise rents

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Beijing authorities have begun soliciting public opinion on a draft rental policy aimed at protecting the rights of tenants. The draft, however, has caused anxiety that rents in the capital would rise as it guarantees the education rights…

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China encourages PPP in elder care

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China has said it will encourage public-private partnership (PPP) in the senior care industry.

China approves seven IPO applications

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The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has approved IPO applications from seven companies.

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China accelerates planning of Xiongan New Area

China has stepped up the design and planning of Xiongan New Area to facilitate the coordinated development of Beijing and surrounding regions, the top economic planner said.

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China's green food companies exceed 10,000

China has more than 10,000 accredited green food companies producing more than 26,000 types of products, latest statistics showed.

US formally launches probe of China's IP practices

U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer on Friday formally initiated an investigation of so-called China's intellectual property practices under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, despite worries about potential harms to…

Beauty app breaks into BRICS

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Holding a cellphone, Tong Lingshan puckered her lips and looked closely at the screen. "This one's good," she murmured, while tapping several times.

Friday, Aug 18

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Central bank continues net cash injection via reverse repos

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China's central bank made a net cash injection via open market operations for the third consecutive day Friday in an effort to ease a temporary cash strain.

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China's home prices continue to stabilize

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China's once red-hot property market continued to show signs of cooling as home prices faltered or posted slower growth in major cities amid tough purchase restrictions, official data showed Friday.

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Ikea gears up for more store expansion in China

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Ikea Group plans to open three new stores in China in its new financial year, which has just started.

China signs deals with 69 entities under Belt and Road

The number of countries, regions, and international organizations that have signed cooperation agreements with China on the joint development of the Belt and Road Initiative has reached 69, the country's top economic planner said Thursday.

First listed bike-sharing company pedals to victory

Changzhou Youon Public Bicycle System, the nation's first listed bike-sharing company, sprinted ahead and took line honors in its first trading day in Shanghai on Thursday.

Alibaba reports soaring revenue

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The norm of shopping online for everything from daily essentials to big ticket items in China has boosted quarterly sales to all-time high for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

China focuses investment on Belt and Road countries

Chinese companies' acquisition activities along the Belt and Road countries has increased this year in spite of a dramatic fall in overall Chinese outbound investment, according to the latest Thomson Reuters data.

Official: Tainted eggs won't enter mainland

Eggs tainted by the pesticide fipronil in Europe do not pose a threat to the Chinese mainland, as no European countries have approval to send eggs or egg products here, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Thursday.

Thursday, Aug 17

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Listed firms upbeat on earnings

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Most listed firms that have released earnings forecasts for the first three quarters foresee better profits than last year.

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Guideline released to raise logistics sector efficiency

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The State Council, China's cabinet, on Thursday released a guideline for reducing the cost and raising the efficiency of the logistics sector.

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China's business environment easier for global firms

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The business environment in China is becoming easier to navigate year by year, said Lyle Charles Laxton, CEO of the South Africa-based Laxton Group, whose technology and production headquarters are located in south China's Guangzhou.

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China central bank pumps money into market

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China's central bank conducted cash injection via open market operations to ease liquidity on Thursday.

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China signs US$1.24b rail deal with Egypt

A unit of China Railway Group Ltd said it will began preliminary work on a $1.24 billion-worth light rail project in Egypt within two to three months, marking China's debut rail project in the country.

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China Unicom brings in private investors

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China Unicom on Wednesday announced plans to bring in private investment mainly by issuing shares for companies including China Life and Tencent, a major step of the state firm's mixed-ownership reform.

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China's oil, gas exploration investment up 12.6 pct.

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China's oil and natural gas exploration investment rose 12.6 percent during 2012-2016 period when compared with the previous five years, the Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR) said Tuesday.

Fuxing bullet train to be put into operation

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China's next-generation bullet train, the "Fuxing," will be put into operation in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area on August 21, China Railway Corp., the train's operator, said Wednesday.

China becomes Cuba's largest trading partner

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The year 2016 saw the first year ever that China became Cuba's largest trading partner with bilateral trade reaching 2.585 billion U.S. dollars, according to a newly released report by the island's statistics, ONEI.

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New energy to play a dominant role in China by 2030

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Clean energy including non-fossil energy and natural gas will replace coal as the primary energy source by 2030 and account for more than half of China's energy mix by around 2045, a leading economics think tank in China said on Wednesday.

Foreign businesses to face fewer roadblocks in China

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China will further lower market access thresholds in areas like the banking and securities industry and expand the early negative list for management to attract more foreign investments, the State Council said on Wednesday.

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Economy strong going into 2nd half

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The Chinese economy is expected to remain resilient in the second half, as continued efforts to promote economic transformation will support the economy as it bottoms out, experts said.

Wednesday, Aug 16

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China's Mobike sued for patent infringement

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Mobike, one of China's largest bike-sharing companies, was sued for patent infringement Wednesday.

China promotes foreign investment growth

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The State Council, China's cabinet, on Wednesday made public a series of measures for ensuring the steady growth of foreign investment.

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Cargo train links Poland with China's Jiangxi

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A new China-Europe freight train was launched Tuesday, linking Poland with Ganzhou in east China's Jiangxi Province.