Archive for January, 2010

Opportunities in China’s Water Industry

“When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.” Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richards Almanac
There are recent talks about Beijing diverting seawater from nearby provinces as an immediate solution to supplying the capital city with a much needed water supply. Seawater is not the number one choice for Beijing, but a delay of the [...]

Published by admin on January 29th, 2010 tagged China News | 1 Comment »

China’s green drive

China continues in its efforts to encourage a green and healthier environment through the promotion of the use of clean-energy vehicles.
With clean-energy vehicles receiving the full backing of the Chinese government, it is predicted that the relevant industries associated with these vehicles will prosper and benefit greatly. These industries will range from power companies, to [...]

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Suggested ban on youth’s mobile phone

Cracking down on the access of pornographic and vulgar content has always been a priority concern for the Chinese authorities. In further attempts to reduce the access of such disturbing materials, suggestions have been raised for legislation to be put in place to ban children under the age of 12 from using mobile phone devices.
The [...]

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China Unlocks Door to Foreign Security Firms

As of 2010, foreign security firms are now allowed in China for general security services only, such as guarding of residential and office complexes. The regulation was issued by the State Council on October 13, 2009 and took effect on January 1, 2010. A spokesman for the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council said [...]

Published by admin on January 29th, 2010 tagged China Law | 2 Comments »

Lehman, Lee & Xu: Cross-Straits talks to help boost economic relations

Beijing, China, January 28, 2010 — Experts from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan held their first talks in Beijing Tuesday, January 26, 2010, to pave the way for the long-awaited Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA).
According to a statement released after the meeting, experts from both sides agreed that the basic content of the pact would [...]

Published by admin on January 29th, 2010 tagged China Business | 1 Comment »

“When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.” Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richards Almanac

There are recent talks about Beijing diverting seawater from nearby provinces as an immediate solution to supplying the capital city with a much needed water supply. Seawater is not the number one choice for Beijing, but a delay of the massive diversion projects has forced key decision makers to come up with a quick and [...]

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China’s green drive

China continues in its efforts to encourage a green and healthier environment through the promotion of the use of clean-energy vehicles.
With clean-energy vehicles receiving the full backing of the Chinese government, it is predicted that the relevant industries associated with these vehicles will prosper and benefit greatly. These industries will range from power companies, to [...]

Published by admin on January 29th, 2010 tagged China News | 1 Comment »

Drug traffickers new target

Alarming tales of young Chinese women being targeted to traffic drugs into China are coming to light at an increasing rate.
What individuals believe to be a mere collection of packages for their “boyfriend”, in fact turns out to contain an illegal substance. More worryingly it appears that the problem is increasing through the use of [...]

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Suggested ban on youth’s mobile phone

Cracking down on the access of pornographic and vulgar content has always been a priority concern for the Chinese authorities. In further attempts to reduce the access of such disturbing materials, suggestions have been raised for legislation to be put in place to ban children under the age of 12 from using mobile phone devices.
The [...]

Published by admin on January 29th, 2010 tagged China News | 1 Comment »

Tax update: Rebate on R&B purchases of homemade equipment

The “Measures for the Administration of Tax Refunds for Purchasing Homemade Equipment by R&D institutions” (“the Measures”), issued by the State Administration of Taxation (“SAT”), and effective for a period from July 4, 2009, until December 31, 2010, addresses tax refunds R&D institutions are entitled to after making purchases of homemade equipment.
As outlined within the [...]

Published by admin on January 28th, 2010 tagged China Law | Comment now »