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[T]o forestall more serious, systemic environmental issues, Beijing will have to be preemptive rather than reactive with regulation. In everything from modernizing its recycling industry to improving regulations on rare earth mining, the costs of waiting and testing out new ideas are high. Especially in terms of human health, delays from experimenting with environmental reforms […]

China's State Council announced new policies to support consumption and residential property demand. These measures are in line with the expectation that Beijing will roll out more targeted easing measures in the coming weeks to bolster the launch of the Shanghai Hong Kong Stock Connect and the APEC conference in November, says a research report […]

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The 2.2% appreciation in the RMB since May suggests that capital inflows into China remain strong, and the authorities will likely use administrative measures to clamp down on any speculative behavior in the future, says a research report issued by the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ). When China’s forex reserves data for […]

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The 2.2% appreciation in the RMB since May suggests that capital inflows into China remain strong, and the authorities will likely use administrative measures to clamp down on any speculative behavior in the future, says a research report issued by the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ). When China’s forex reserves data for […]

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The 2.2% appreciation in the RMB since May suggests that capital inflows into China remain strong, and the authorities will likely use administrative measures to clamp down on any speculative behavior in the future, says a research report issued by the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ). When China’s forex reserves data for […]

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BBC News – China ‘to protect whistle-blowers’ amid corruption fight bbc.in/1sIjLGZ — I’m very skeptical on this one © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:

China Everbright Limited (CEL), the Hong Kong-listed financial services arm of China Everbright Group, says it has established a RMB7.5 billion (US$1.23 billion) investment fund to back one major property project in suburban Beijing, according to a company announcement. The fund is initiated by Everbright Ashmore, a subsidiary of CEL that focuses on private equity […]

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Regulating capital flows at both ends | VOX bit.ly/1tkGIUd — methinks this is a tough sell for some Western economies © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:

Elizabeth Economy: Is China Committed to Rule of Law? – Council on Foreign Relations on.cfr.org/1sImVum — more 4th Plenum commentary © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:

Larry Summers: Beware of China and India | CNN cnnmon.ie/1wH7SoI — that’s what I say every morning when I review my “To Do” List © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:

Landmark year as ODI set to exceed FDI | China Daily bit.ly/1FXE5yv — wow, didn’t expect that so soon © @chinahearsay for China Hearsay, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:

Police are concerned about people in protest areas not abiding by the law.

 

Police Public Relations Branch Senior Superintendent Kong Man-keung told a press briefing today that some protesters openly deny their legal liability, claiming they have not breached any laws.

 

He said no-one is above the law, and the illegal behaviour in protest areas is eroding the rule of law.

 

Speaking on allegations about Police using excessive force, Mr Kong said officers follow stringent guidelines and will only use the minimum force required.

 

Police have received 1,375 complaints related to the Occupy Central movement.

 

The Complaints Against Police Office will investigate the matters and report to the Independent Police Complaints Council.

Immigration and Police officers arrested nine illegal Mainland workers in the New Territories yesterday for breaching their conditions of stay.

 

Two men and seven women aged 29 to 60 were arrested on Lok Ma Chau Road, Castle Peak Road – San Tin, and Kwu Tung Road.

 

They are believed to have been involved in parallel goods trading of milk powder, wine, baby food, skincare products, electronic thermometers, cosmetics and snacks.

China ranks as the largest manufacturer of wind and solar equipment in the world, and is also the largest demand market for the two industries, according to a research report jointly released by U.K.'s the Department for International Development, the Inter-American Development Bank Group and the Bloomberg New Energy Finance. China has invested US$54.5 billion […]

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Following the Fourth Plenum, the Communist Party of China leased a document on the rule of law, which sets out a comprehensive blueprint to uphold the authority of China's Constitution and laws. The challenge of fully implementing the reforms, however, is enormous. It could be harder than many economic reforms, says a research report by […]

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Asian investors are on track to spend more on U.S. multifamily assets in 2014 than at any other point in history, according to the latest research from global property consultancy CBRE. U.S. multifamily has seen a significant increase in investment volumes by Asian buyers so far in 2014, with US$522 million of transactions completed from […]

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The Fourth Plenum’s Decision is now available on the Law Genius site in annotatable form in both English (translation courtesy of Rogier Creemers and Jeremy Daum) and Chinese. I’ve already added annotations to the English text. By way of explanation,…

The text of the decision passed by the F…

Quebec-based Canadian clean tech private equity firm Cycle Capital Management will support Qingdao City Construction Investment Group (QCCI) to set up a venture capital fund in Qingdao as part of an agreement to establish a strategic partnership between the two parties, according to a company announcement. Under the agreement, QCCI will partner with Cycle Capital Fund […]

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Beijing-based agricultural conglomerate COFCO Corporation is planning an IPO during the next three years to list the agriculture assets it acquired together with Chinese and international private equity investors this year, according to comments made by COFCO's CEO Frank Ning during a company press conference. At the same time, COFCO says that it has completed […]

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San Francisco-based veterinary drug developer Jaguar Animal Health Inc., backed by China-focused life sciences private equity investor BVCF, is planning an IPO on the NASDAQ to raise as much as US$54 million, according to a regulatory filing. The company is planing to sell five million shares at an indicative price range of of US$7 to […]

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