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Zhu elevation step toward top role at IMF

[2009-10-14 09:28]

Bank of China Vice-President Zhu Min may soon take up a senior position at the nation's central bank, in a move that will eventually prepare him for a crucial post at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), people with knowledge of the matter said.

Couple dismissed after wife slaps tour guide in face

[2009-10-14 09:21]

A couple from Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps were removed from their posts on Monday after an online video - showing the wife slapping a tour guide in the face - triggered public anger, an official from the organization confirmed Tuesday.

China 'opposed' to EC move

[2009-10-14 09:13]

China is opposed to the European Commission's plan to extend for another 15 months anti-dumping duties on Chinese shoe imports, and the move, if approved, would further pressurize struggling domestic shoe manufacturers, the Ministry of Commerce said.

Caijing Magazine rocked by resignations

[2009-10-14 09:05]

The general manager of China's most influential and profitable financial magazine has resigned along with dozens of her staff after a scuffle over editorial control with the publication's powerful owner.

China's auto sales surge 84% in September

[2009-10-14 09:00]

China's passenger-car sales surged 84 percent last month as government stimulus measures and an economic rebound spurred demand.

Credit rule to guard personal privacy

[2009-10-14 08:20]

Credit agencies will be banned from collecting personal information in an attempt to protect individuals' privacy rights, according to a draft regulation prepared by the State Council.

China, Russia take friendship forward

[2009-10-14 07:46]

China and Russia agreed Tuesday to enhance their 60-year friendship by cementing political trust and strategic partnership of cooperation while expanding collaboration in the trade, energy and military sectors.Natural gas set to flow across border

Gazprom deal means natural gas set to flow across border

[2009-10-14 07:46]

China and Russia signed a framework agreement yesterday that could see a steady flow of natural gas into energy-hungry China from its resource-rich neighbor.

China may OK $10b to bloc nations

[2009-10-14 07:45]

The Chinese government may finalize its pledge today to loan $10 billion to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a security and economic bloc between China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

Spare the rod and spoil the child?

[2009-10-14 07:23]

China Daily carried four photographs yesterday that showed a few teenaged boys torturing a schoolmate in a classroom in Shanxi province.

Welcome draft law on an important subject

[2009-10-14 07:11]

Heated debates started in late September when word spread that the Beijing municipal people's congress was revising the Law on the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Women.

Crisis? What crisis? Rich get even richer

[2009-10-14 07:05]

The ranks of China's super rich ballooned during the past year, despite the financial crisis, with the number of US dollar billionaires jumping from 101 to 130.

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