The government reiterated that it will hold the bottom line of deterring speculation in the housing market, and housing policies will adapt to local conditions in each city. As a result, real estate regulation may tighten in cities where home prices increase beyond market expectations or where irregularities occur, while the regulation is highly likely to remain the way it is in other cities where home price changes are reasonable, said EH Consulting, a think tank specializing in the real estate market.
The government and local municipalities have stepped up search and rescue efforts to find the 56 people that are still unaccounted for, and as most of the people missing are in Hiroshima, death toll could further rise in the prefecture.
The fresh batch of FTZs are located in Shandong, Jiangsu, Hebei, Yunnan and Heilongjiang provinces, and the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. So far, 18 FTZs have sprung up across the country.
The futures market became the first sector in the Chinese financial industry in which foreign companies can have full control of their business entities as the country removed ownership restriction on futures companies on Jan 1.
The free flow of capital and free convertibility of the Hong Kong dollar will continue to be safeguarded by Article 112 of the Basic Law, Yue said in an online article.
The fundamental goal of deepening the reform of the national supervision system is to strengthen the CPC's unified leadership in the anti-graft work, and to modernize the country's system and capacity for governance, according to the report.
The four prefectures sit on the edge of the Taklimakan Desert, the largest desert in China and the second-largest shifting sand desert in the world. Local residents had remained poor due to bad natural conditions there.
The government hasn't listened enough to the public, Lam said. She said she hopes people understand that the government always has cared about Hong Kong's people.
The game was a litmus test of sorts for Amazon Game Studios as it looks to be a bigger player in the lucrative and crowded video game industry. Amazon acquired Twitch in 2014 for nearly billion and established the games division eight years ago, but hasn’t launched many original titles and ran into several hiccups with canceled projects and layoffs.
The front desk inside Amazon’s Meeting Center building. (GeekWire Photo)