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June 27, 1999 | ANTHONY KUHN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hong Kong protesters and opposition politicians assailed a controversial decision Saturday by China's legislature to give Beijing, and not the former British colony, the final say on which mainland residents can move there. The Beijing decision may have allayed the long-standing fears of some Hong Kong residents that their densely populated, recession-racked territory would be swamped by mainland Chinese immigrants.
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June 27, 1999 | ANTHONY KUHN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hong Kong protesters and opposition politicians assailed a controversial decision Saturday by China's legislature to give Beijing, and not the former British colony, the final say on which mainland residents can move there. The Beijing decision may have allayed the long-standing fears of some Hong Kong residents that their densely populated, recession-racked territory would be swamped by mainland Chinese immigrants.
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April 5, 1989 | DAVID HOLLEY, Times Staff Writer
China's legislature, ending a 16-day annual session Tuesday, marked a new milestone toward a more open political system when more than 1,000 delegates refused to endorse a bill submitted to them. The bill, which would grant lawmaking powers to the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone adjacent to Hong Kong, passed all the same, with the support of 1,609 delegates.
NEWS
June 26, 1999 | From Associated Press
China's legislature revised a Hong Kong court ruling on immigration today, issuing a narrowly worded decision with far-reaching implications for the independence of the territory's judiciary. The executive committee of China's National People's Congress ruled that Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeals erred by not consulting the mainland legislature when deciding which Chinese citizens had the right of abode in the territory.
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June 26, 1999 | From Associated Press
China's legislature revised a Hong Kong court ruling on immigration today, issuing a narrowly worded decision with far-reaching implications for the independence of the territory's judiciary. The executive committee of China's National People's Congress ruled that Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeals erred by not consulting the mainland legislature when deciding which Chinese citizens had the right of abode in the territory.
BUSINESS
July 4, 1994 | From Bloomberg Business News
China is drafting laws that allow five-year jail terms for securities fraud and better regulation of foreign investors' shares, to boost confidence in its slumping stock markets, major papers reported. The national regulations for B-shares, traded only by foreign investors, should be issued before the end of the year, the official China Daily reported Sunday. The laws will improve the issuing and trading of these shares, it said.
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January 6, 1990 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush said Friday that there has been some progress on human rights in China as a result of the secret trips to Beijing by Brent Scowcroft, his national security adviser. "The Voice of America, for example . . . you know, they have a person permitted to go there (to China)," Bush said at a news conference. Moreover, he said, China has repeated pledges not to sell missiles in the Middle East, "which I think is in the interest of peace in the world."
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March 29, 1989 | DAVID HOLLEY, Times Staff Writer
Chinese officials Tuesday proposed legislation intended to provide a strengthened legal framework for a more market-oriented economy. Three measures were submitted to the National People's Congress that would establish rules for lawsuits against government agencies, authorize the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone to enact its own laws suitable for development of a market economy and systematize the internal procedures of the congress itself.
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March 18, 1996 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Upstaged by military activities and tensions in the Taiwan Strait, the National People's Congress on Sunday quietly approved major reforms in China's criminal justice system that would mark a significant human rights advance if put into practice.
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July 23, 1998 | HENRY CHU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Attempting to shake up China's mammoth military establishment, President Jiang Zemin has ordered the armed forces to pull out of the commercial ventures that have enriched them for years through ownership of everything from five-star hotels to taxi companies, state-run media reported Wednesday.
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July 23, 1998 | HENRY CHU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Attempting to shake up China's mammoth military establishment, President Jiang Zemin has ordered the armed forces to pull out of the commercial ventures that have enriched them for years through ownership of everything from five-star hotels to taxi companies, state-run media reported Wednesday.
NEWS
March 18, 1996 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Upstaged by military activities and tensions in the Taiwan Strait, the National People's Congress on Sunday quietly approved major reforms in China's criminal justice system that would mark a significant human rights advance if put into practice.
BUSINESS
July 4, 1994 | From Bloomberg Business News
China is drafting laws that allow five-year jail terms for securities fraud and better regulation of foreign investors' shares, to boost confidence in its slumping stock markets, major papers reported. The national regulations for B-shares, traded only by foreign investors, should be issued before the end of the year, the official China Daily reported Sunday. The laws will improve the issuing and trading of these shares, it said.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rules Aim to Reduce Ads for Harmful Products: China has introduced new regulations aimed at curbing advertising of potentially harmful food products and cosmetics, an official newspaper reported. The rules, which are to go into effect Oct. 1, are a response to a rash of injuries caused by products that were falsely advertised, the China Daily said. The rules ban companies from advertising products that have not been tested for hygiene or quality standards, it said.
NEWS
January 6, 1990 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush said Friday that there has been some progress on human rights in China as a result of the secret trips to Beijing by Brent Scowcroft, his national security adviser. "The Voice of America, for example . . . you know, they have a person permitted to go there (to China)," Bush said at a news conference. Moreover, he said, China has repeated pledges not to sell missiles in the Middle East, "which I think is in the interest of peace in the world."
NEWS
July 19, 1989 | RALPH FRAMMOLINO, Times Staff Writer
Adopting a tactic of the anti-apartheid movement, a San Diego assemblywoman has introduced a bill that would force the state treasurer and public employee pension funds to sell billions of dollars worth of investments in banks and other firms doing business in China. Assemblywoman Carol Bentley (R-El Cajon) said she decided to write the proposed legislation in response to the Beijing government's massacre of pro-democracy students in Tien An Men Square last month.
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July 19, 1989 | RALPH FRAMMOLINO, Times Staff Writer
Adopting a tactic of the anti-apartheid movement, a San Diego assemblywoman has introduced a bill that would force the state treasurer and public employee pension funds to sell billions of dollars worth of investments in banks and other firms doing business in China. Assemblywoman Carol Bentley (R-El Cajon) said she decided to write the proposed legislation in response to the Beijing government's massacre of pro-democracy students in Tien An Men Square last month.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rules Aim to Reduce Ads for Harmful Products: China has introduced new regulations aimed at curbing advertising of potentially harmful food products and cosmetics, an official newspaper reported. The rules, which are to go into effect Oct. 1, are a response to a rash of injuries caused by products that were falsely advertised, the China Daily said. The rules ban companies from advertising products that have not been tested for hygiene or quality standards, it said.
NEWS
April 5, 1989 | DAVID HOLLEY, Times Staff Writer
China's legislature, ending a 16-day annual session Tuesday, marked a new milestone toward a more open political system when more than 1,000 delegates refused to endorse a bill submitted to them. The bill, which would grant lawmaking powers to the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone adjacent to Hong Kong, passed all the same, with the support of 1,609 delegates.
NEWS
March 29, 1989 | DAVID HOLLEY, Times Staff Writer
Chinese officials Tuesday proposed legislation intended to provide a strengthened legal framework for a more market-oriented economy. Three measures were submitted to the National People's Congress that would establish rules for lawsuits against government agencies, authorize the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone to enact its own laws suitable for development of a market economy and systematize the internal procedures of the congress itself.
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