Shanghai seeks digital upgrade
“Shanghai seeks digital upgrade”[2018-08-23]
" Shanghai has demonstrated its determinationto accelerate its digital push and outrank peer cities in the digital economythrough two major agreements with Chinese internet giants. By teaming up with Alibaba Group HoldingLtd and Tencent Holdings Ltd on a number of new tech applications, themunicipal g...more>>
Bike-sharing schemes: Flourishing or running riot?
“Bike-sharing schemes: Flourishing or ru...”[2017-06-13]
" Almost one hundred Chinese cities, fromBeijing to Lhasa, now have bike-sharing schemes. The bikes, clad in variouscolours, have GPS trackers and can be unlocked simply by scanning a barcode onthe frame with your phone. Some can even be reserved via a phone app.Zhu Dajian, director of the Sustainable...more>>
Capital's Plan for Hukou Revamp 'Will Raise Cost of Living'
“Capital's Plan for Hukou Revamp 'Wil...”[2015-12-19]
" A proposed points system that the capital's government is considering using when giving permanent resident status to migrants will push up living costs by attracting high earners while driving away less-skilled workers, an expert has said.Beijing's government released a draft plan on December 10 tha...more>>
The government still need more measures to comprehensively implement second-child policy
“The government still need more measures to c...”[2015-12-09]
" The passing of the Amendment for the Population and Family Planning of the Peoples’ Republic of China in the executive meeting by the State Council recently means the much concerned second-child policy is about to be implemented. It has become the focus of both the society and the academic circle a...more>>
Experts call for amendments to car-hailing regulation
“Experts call for amendments to car-hailing r...”[2015-11-10]
" A dozen experts strongly disapprove of China's draft regulation on online car-hailing services, claiming that the rules may dampen the emerging industry, according to their proposal to the State Council on Thursday.The experts believed that the draft regulation has serious flaws and should be rewrit...more>>
Could the United State become “the world’s factory” again?
“Could the United State become “the world’s...”[2015-10-20]
" In recent years, the manufacturing industry in the United State tends to be powerful for resurgence with a further promotion of energy revolution and maturity of technologies that could change the industry deeply like 3D print, etc. Some reports even estimated that the cost difference between China ...more>>
Regulating of car-hailing services needs to be done in the right way
“Regulating of car-hailing services needs to ...”[2015-10-19]
" China's ministry of transport on Saturday disclosed its draft regulations on car-hailing services. According to the draft rules, the companies, such as Didi Kuaidi and Uber, will hold the major responsibility for any disputes or accidents during operation. Vehicles for non-commercial use will be ban...more>>
The specialized fiscal fund is not working for the development of SMEs
“The specialized fiscal fund is not working f...”[2015-09-29]
" On the executive meeting of the State Council held on Sep. 1, it is decided to set up ¥60 billion development fund for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), focusing on supporting the development of growing small and medium-sized enterprises in start-up period in order to relieve their difficul...more>>
Uber, Didi Armed With Billions Hold Breath on China Regulations
“Uber, Didi Armed With Billions Hold Breath o...”[2015-09-15]
" Tom Teng has been driving part time using the Didi Kuaidi car-hailing app and finds the service a boon for car owners like him who want to supplement their income. His greatest fear, though, is being pulled over by police and fined for carrying out an illegal activity.“I worry all the time about be...more>>
Property tax can’t be introduced merely for cooling housing prices
“Property tax can’t be introduced merely for...”[2014-03-29]
" After pilot programs of property taxes have been carried out in Chongqing and Shanghai for two years, up to now there are no newly added pilot regions, why the progress is so slow? What are the difficulties of implementing the property tax at the national level? Fu Weigang, the researcher of SIFL In...more>>


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