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To standardize recruiting practices and prevent discriminatory hiring practices, the PRC Ministry of Labor and Social Security...
The passage of China's Antimonopoly Law (AML) on August 30 completed a 13-year drafting process—one of China's longest—and put...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) yesterday released an overview of the development of and potential impacts on foreign...
The Standing Committee of the twenty-ninth National People's Congress (NPC) met in Beijing from August 24 to 30 and passed...
Food and product safety remains a major concern on both sides of the Pacific, and discussions on how to address these issues...
Last week, CMI reported on the widespread media coverage of unsafe products in the United States and other markets that...
The PRC National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) last week released the 2007 Industrial Standards Plan, which covers a...
A first draft of the PRC Personal Information Protection Act, China's first effort to formulate a comprehensive personal...
Following the release of plans to address energy development and climate change, the State Council recently issued a related...
MOFCOM and the PRC State Administration of Foreign Exchange recently issued a notice that calls upon local authorities to...
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the US Department of Commerce (DOC) unveiled its new dual-use export licensing...
In conjunction with the government's efforts to boost China's scientific and technological capabilities and to encourage "...
The National People's Congress (NPC) conducted its third reading of the draft Labor Contract Law on April 24 and decided to...
USTR released its annual Special 301 report on April 30, putting China on the priority watch list for the third year in a row...
The PRC State Council in late April released long-awaited regulations on government information disclosure that may boost...
2007 Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Protection Action Plan The PRC National IPR Working Group, an interagency body under...
Echoing foreign investment directives in the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and Ministry of Commerce (...
Foreign and PRC residents of China who made more than RMB 120,000 ($15,489) in 2006 must complete a new individual income tax...
More business visas are being issued to Chinese citizens, reports the US Department of State, and they are being issued more...

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