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  • Beijing VI emission standard may hurt Chinese cars

    2013-02-27 15:50

    The sixth stage of Beijing's vehicle emission standard (Beijing VI Standard) is still under research and is set to be implemented in 2016.

  • Public letter calls for gay marriage legislation

    2013-02-27 16:07

    A letter urging for the legalization of same-sex marriage has been sent to deputies of the National People's Congress, Southern Metropolis reported Wednesday.

  • More Chinese cities ready for property tax pilots

    2013-02-27 14:26

    Several Chinese cities are "technically ready" to join the property tax pilots currently in place in Shanghai and Chongqing.

  • School bus fatality drops in 2012

    2013-02-27 14:24

    The death toll from school bus accidents in 2012 dropped 50.2 percent from 2011, statistics by the Ministry of Education showed on Tuesday, Beijing News reported.

  • BRICS development bank to focus on infrastructure

    2013-02-26 18:15

    The planned BRICS development bank is to focus on financing infrastructure development projects, and providing auxiliary support for project preparation.

  • CNOOC's takeover of Nexen finalized

    2013-02-26 17:47

    CNOOC Ltd's acquisition of Canadian oil and gas company Nexen Inc for $15.1 billion — China's largest overseas takeover — was officially closed on Tuesday, seven months after it was announced.

  • S&P has 'stable' outlook on China banks

    2013-02-26 17:43

    Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Feb 26 announced it will maintain its "stable" outlook on banks in the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

  • China's govt car contracts go to home brands

    2013-02-26 17:37

    All 412 types of cars listed will be supplied by domestic manufacturers, with none from foreign joint-venture brands.

  • 5k car plates left in Guangzhou auction

    2013-02-26 17:18

    5,050 out of the 8,379 available plates remained unsold at the Monday public auction of Guangzhou car plates that attracted few bidders.

  • 70-year-old feared dead after hang glider crash

    2013-02-26 16:56

    Yi Ruilong, a hang glider enthusiast, was feared dead after dropping into a remote lake during a training flight on the night of the Chinese Lantern Festival, Western China City Daily reports on Tuesday.

  • SUV sales hot, Chinese market divided

    2013-02-26 15:35

    Sport utility vehicle sales surged to 2 million units in 2012, a 25.5 percent increase over 2011, despite a slim auto market growth.

  • FAW-VW offers fattest year-end bonus

    2013-02-25 17:53

    The joint-venture car maker FAW-Volkswagen Automotive again offered a generous year-end bonus equivalent to a 12 month salary last year.

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Geng Jiasheng, 54, a national master technician in the manufacturing industry, is busy working on improvements for a new removable environmental protection toilet, a project he has been devoted to since last year.