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The State Council has revised 21 administrative regulations to cancel or decentralise administrative approvals. The decision, endorsed by Premier Li Keqiang, is effective immediately, said a statement from the State Council, China's cabinet, on 15 August 2014.
Xinhua published a commentary on 14 August 2014 on China's economic performance in the first seven months under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
China received 11,243 international patent applications through the Patent Co-operation Treaty (PCT) in the first half of the year, the State Intellectual Property Office said 13 August 2014.
Tao Liming, former president of the Postal Savings Bank of China, will be prosecuted for suspected corruption, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced on 13 August 2014.
Chinese consumer confidence rebounded for a second month in July on a month-on-month basis amid an upward trend for economic growth, according to an index released on 9 August 2014.