A number of sources have confirmed that He Lifeng, a close associate of President Xi Jinping, has...
National Development and Reform Commission
by Cindy | Sep 16, 2014
Despite the Chinese state’s vigorous control of Internet use within its borders, its large...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 26, 2014
Last month, China’s state media reported that the National Development and Reform Commission...
by Scott Greene | Jul 2, 2013
Bloomberg News reports that China has opened investigations into foreign milk-powder companies, including Danone and Nestle, for pricing and anti-monopoly violations: The National Development and Reform Commission, the country’s...
by Scott Greene | May 23, 2013
Sources tell Reuters that Chinese Premier Li Keqiang rejected an urbanization proposal from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), citing concerns over the risks of another debt-funded spending binge at the local...
by Scott Greene | May 12, 2013
China’s anti-corruption watchdog said Sunday that it had opened a probe into the affairs of a top economic policy official, Liu Tienan, about six months after an investigative journalist publicly accused him of various...
by Anne Henochowicz | Aug 15, 2012
A scholar has assured the wary public that his quantitative measurement of “Chinese national...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 8, 2011
Reuters reports planned cuts to state investment in strategic industries including high-speed rail and wind power, as well as other forms of green energy and information technology. Beijing originally planned to invest up to...
by cschultz | Nov 8, 2008
The China Post reports that the Chinese government’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) plans to spend one trillion yuan ($146.5 billion USD) over the next three years to reconstruct areas affected by the...
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