China’s TV stars may soon be facing a salary cap imposed by the country’s state media...
by Josh Rudolph | Feb 17, 2014
After calling for the public disclosure of officials’ assets last spring, New Citizens’ Movement founder Xu Zhiyong was handed four years in prison for “gathering crowds to disturb public order” in January, and two of his...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 12, 2014
A Hunan city government’s use of the world’s most common password allowed public...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 14, 2011
While China faces a shortage of doctors, many newly qualified physicians are abandoning the profession in favour of more lucrative careers in pharmaceutical sales. From Bloomberg: Mao [Mengjia], 26, tripled his income after...
by Linjun Fan | Mar 8, 2008
Seven hundred teachers in Yunfu City of Guangdong province went to demonstrate on the street on March 4 to protest their low salaries, according to reports on several Chinese Internet forums. Various reports say the teachers...
by Paulina Hartono | Jan 22, 2008
From Xinhua: The Ministry of Labor and Social Security is working on a draft regulation to encourage employers to implement salary rises, a move that is being seen as a way to lessen the effects of rising inflation. The regulation is designed to help develop a mechanism to facilitate a healthy and rational increase of […]
by Mo Ming | Mar 10, 2007
Chen Zhili (ÈôàËá≥Á´ã), a member of China’s State Council (ÂõΩÂä°ÂßîÂëò), said at the CPPCC that her monthly compensation, including salary and all stipends, is 10,000 yuan ($1,250), reports Singtaonet. Minister of Science and Technology, Xu Guanhua (ÂæêÂÜ†Âçé), also exposed that his monthly compensation is 8,000 yuan ($1,000). China’s leaders rarely reveal their incomes. A few […]
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