The central government will require an additional three years of use for official vehicles for ministers and governors to reduce the costs of purchasing new cars.
Public supervision a cure for corruption
Beijing exempted all agricultural taxes in 2006 and invested heavily in agriculture and rural areas. But Li Laihao still deals with the cost increases that have squeezed his profit margins, even at a time when food prices skyrocketed.
The children of migrant families will no longer have to go back home to take the national exams needed to give them entrance to a university if a proposed policy for Beijing and Shanghai comes into force, according to the Ministry of Education.
Legislators are walking a tightrope to protect, but not overprotect, women in marital property rights. Overprotection in legislation could lead to gender inequality and even to opportunism by women who want to marry rich men, several divorce lawyers said.
A leader in the Hong Kong tourism industry has proposed that travel agencies pay deposit fees that will be set aside to compensate tourists harmed by abuses such as forced shopping, which subjects travelers to high-pressure sales techniques.