"Moon cake tax" became a buzz phrase on the Internet after the Beijing newspaper the Mirror Evening News reported on the ramifications of the tax changes.
More than 20 second- and third-tier cities have decided to impose limits to cool prices.
The new interpretation of marriage law won't cool down housing prices, but instead fuel further surges,as some expressed in a survey.
Top Chinese automaker SAIC Motor Corp reported a 46.1 percent gain in its first-half earnings thanks to brisk sales of Buick and Passat models.
Among Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc's more than 17,000 patents may prove most useful in Google Inc's effort to fend off litigation targeting the Android mobile platform.
China's industrial enterprises reported a profit increase of 28.3 percent in the first seven months year-on-year to 2.8 trillion yuan.
ChiNext, China's NASDAQ-style exchange for high-growth startups, has raised 184 billion yuan ($28.8 billion) since its launch in October 2009.
More oil has been detected near the two leaking oil platforms in Northeast China's Bohai Bay, authorities said.
One of Europe's largest private equity companies is set to enter the Chinese market.
PetroChina Co, Asia's biggest company by market value, urged the Chinese government to allow oil companies to earn "reasonable" margins after second-quarter profit missed estimates because of controls on fuel prices.
Inflation, marked by escalating food prices, has caught up with many young people, hampering their goal of joining the ranks of the middle class.
The French Finance Minister Francois Baroin on Friday thanked China for supporting the eurozone during its difficult period, but also indicated that the currency of the world's second-largest economy should be further liberalized.