EDITOR'S DESK
Balancing Equality and Effciency
  
 



 
VOL.48 NO.41 OCT. 13, 2005
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  Cover Story  
The current amendment of the personal income tax law is a milestone in a country where the gap between the rich and the poor is constantly widening and there is no doubt that proposing to raise the threshold of income tax is bound to get people talking.
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PEOPLE & POINTS

Anti-War Mom's Arrest

 

VIEWPOINT

China and the Legacy of the Plaza Accord

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NATION
Redistributing Wealth Through Income Tax
It's time the haves help the have-nots
Living in Taxing Times
Income tax draft amendment to update outdated tax laws
Race Against Time
Giving the Public Open Access
Government considers more information transparency
Online Marriage Nets Minors
Dangers of saying "I Do" on the net
WORLD
After Gaza Pullout
Region erupts again after peaceful honeymoon
Sharing Expertise in Agriculture
Israel's hitech farming boost for China
Harmonious Neighbors
Sino-Nepalese relations never look better
BUSINESS
Fuel Shortages: Myth or Reality
Typhoon Matsa and the fuel shortage link
Let the Market Rule in Oil
Will China's oil market benefit from escaping government's monopoly
Gas Prices Keep Cars Parked
Drivers look for other transport options
Local Giants, Not Global Powers
Baidu Billionaires Yet to See the Cash
Legal-Ease: New Regulations on Stock Options as Part of Expatriate Packages
State of the Market
FORUM

Should Public Sympathy Influence the Death Sentence?

EXPAT'S EYE
Can't Bank on It
Treading through the baking minefield needs a strong constitution
 
 
BLAZING CELEBRATION
People from across China crowd before the tiananmen Rostrum during National Day holidays. The Chinese people celebrated the 56th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1.
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