China mulls major drive to replace gasoline cars with new energy vehiclesChina mulls major drive to replace gasoline cars with new energy vehiclesChina has announced major steps to fulfill its pledge to combat the chronic pollution problems and have its carbon dioxide emissions peak by 2030 - phasing out the cumbrous subsidies for new energy cars and considering an all-out ban on the production and sale of traditional energy cars.

Is closing social media accounts the right approach to online cleanup?Is closing social media accounts the right approach to online cleanup?While Beijing is undergoing an urban transformation in real life, by closing down many vendor shops to make the city cleaner and well-org…

China closes dozens of social media accounts in cleanup driveChina closes dozens of social media accounts in cleanup driveChinese Internet authorities closed 25 more social media accounts on Thursday, one day after 19 Sina Weibo accounts, most of which focuse…

More than 9 million Chinese students take gaokao on WednesdayMore than 9 million Chinese students take gaokao on WednesdayAround 9.4 million students are taking the country’s largest exam starting on Wednesday, which will last two to three days.The college e…

Property tax could prevent surges in housing prices, says expertProperty tax could prevent surges in housing prices, says expertReversing the expectation that housing prices will never decline is key to deflating China’s housing bubble, and the property tax would …

China's tallest skyscraper is facing rental woes, reflecting wider issues in the marketChina's tallest skyscraper is facing rental woes, reflecting wider issues in the marketNoisy, grinding machinery and traffic snarled around dusty construction sites. These are common sights and sounds in China, as the world'…

Beijing to cap permanent resident permits for fresh college graduatesBeijing to cap permanent resident permits for fresh college graduatesBeijing is to put a cap on the number of permanent residence permits, or hukou, being granted to fresh graduates, arousing concerns that …