Topic: China Academy of Social Sciences
China's government is attempting to boost spending and fuel sustainable economic growth though income tax cuts. Only 8 percent of Chinese will now pay income tax.
08/31/2011 10:13 am
Social media: From Iran to Tunisia and Egypt and beyond, Twitter and Facebook are the power tools of civic upheaval – but social media is only one factor in the spread of democratic revolution.
06/30/2011 01:21 pm
A small Internet posting in China triggered a massive response from the state this week, highlighting just how concerned the government is that citizens might be inspired by protesters in Egypt, Libya, or at home.
02/24/2011 11:31 am
China has limited coverage of the Egypt protest to its Xinhua news service and warned last week that websites that did not censor comments about Egypt would be 'shut down by force.'
02/01/2011 06:25 am
By some counts, at least half the foreigners living in the Chinese trade hub of Guangzhou are Africans. Many face hassles ranging from visa expiration to police raids.
11/25/2010 07:05 am
Hong Kong is rising fast thanks to the growth of China. It passed New York as the biggest issuer of initial public offerings in 2006.
10/10/2008 01:00 am
The government is giving families free care but may ban legal action over contaminated formula, which has affected more than 50,000 babies.
09/23/2008 01:00 am
A donor conference Sunday pledged some $100 million, but participating nations said aid was conditional on greater access.
05/27/2008 01:00 am
The Venezuelan president touts Beijing's $4 billion investment as another punch in his bid to undermine US clout. China is more pragmatic.
01/03/2008 12:00 am