24 January 2018


  • China’s Sept. exports down 0.3%, paper says

    Oct 14, 2013 11:53am
    China’s exports dropped 0.3 percent year on year in September to 1.15 trillion yuan (US$187.906 billion), while imports grew 7.4 percent to 1.05 trillion yuan during the month, the Economic Information Daily reported Monday, citing the...
  • China Sept CPI up 3.1% on year, PPI down 1.3%, govt says

    Oct 14, 2013 10:04am
    China’s consumer price index rose 3.1 percent in September from a year earlier, mainly due to higher food prices, the National Bureau of Statistics said in a statement on Monday. The September figure compares with a...
  • China, Thailand to work strategic cooperation, Xinhua says

    Oct 14, 2013 7:28am
    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has reached a wide consensus with Thai leaders on further deepening bilateral ties based on the “familial affection” between the two countries, the official Xinhua news agency reported Sunday. In a meeting in...
  • China, Vietnam agree to three-track deal on ties, Xinhua says

    Oct 14, 2013 7:25am
    Premier Li Keqiang and his Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Tan Dung, agreed on Sunday to deepen maritime, onshore and financial cooperation between their two countries, Xinhua reported Sunday. The countries agreed to set up joint work groups for the...
  • Foreign-funded firms at 440,900 as of Sept, Xinhua says

    Oct 14, 2013 7:18am
    The number of foreign-funded companies in China rose 0.24 percent to 440,900 by the end of September from the previous month, Xinhua news agency reported over the weekend, citing data from the State Administration of Industry and...
  • President Xi Jinping told APEC leaders China is bracing for slower economic growth to correct structural flaws in its economy. Photo: Bloomberg

    WEEKENDER: Warm tailwinds blow ahead of Party meeting

    - Oct 11, 2013 4:24pm
    While US President Barack Obama was locked in a bullfight with Republicans over the federal debt limit and the resulting government shutdown, China’s leaders stole the limelight this week at two regional summits, using the events...
  • Senior publishing official under investigation, govt says

    Oct 11, 2013 2:29pm
    Qi Pingjing {齊平景}, deputy head of the China Foreign Languages Publishing Administration, is under investigation for suspected serious disciplinary and legal violations, according to a statement posted on the website of the Central Commission for Discipline...
  • Spanish court indicts Hu Jintao on genocide charges, SCMP says

    Oct 11, 2013 2:25pm
    Spain’s National Court has agreed to hear charges of genocide filed by Tibetan exile groups against former Chinese president Hu Jintao, the South China Morning Post reported Friday. In ruling in favor of the Tibetans’ appeal, the...
  • Economy to grow about 7% in foreseeable future, website says

    Oct 11, 2013 11:14am
    China’s economy may grow about 7.5 percent or 7.6 percent this year but slow to 7 percent for the foreseeable future, news portal reported Friday, citing Yi Gang {易綱}, deputy governor of the People’s Bank...
  • China faces chronic labor glut, CNS says

    Oct 11, 2013 10:41am
    China faces chronic labor oversupply as the economy grows in single digits, China News Service reported Thursday, citing a study by the Social Sciences Academic Press, the publishing wing of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences....
  • More land needed to lift urbanization rate to 80%, paper says

    Oct 11, 2013 9:50am
    China needs an additional 80 million acres of land for development if it is to boost the urbanization rate to 80 percent, People’s Daily reported Thursday, citing the Ministry of Land and Resources. Each percentage point increase in...
  • Survey seeks public views on holiday arrangements, paper says

    Oct 11, 2013 9:39am
    The National Holiday Office on Thursday launched a survey on several websites to ask the public whether they are satisfied with the present national holiday arrangements, the Beijing Times reported Friday. The survey is also soliciting...
  • Dubai lures Chinese investors, paper says

    Oct 11, 2013 9:00am
    Chinese investors have been rushing to Dubai’s real estate market, fueling a surge in apartment prices in the United Arab Emirates city, Shanghai Daily said Friday, citing a report from the local The National. Major Dubai developers...
  • Chinese firm in talks to buy Jersey City site, WSJ says

    Oct 11, 2013 8:40am
    A Chinese construction company is in talks to buy a prime site in Jersey City, New Jersey, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. China Construction America Inc., the United States subsidiary of Chinese construction giant China...
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    The Big Picture: CURRENCY SWAP

    - Oct 11, 2013 8:00am
    The 350 billion yuan currency swap deal between the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) and the European Central Bank carries both practical and symbolic importance. The size of the swap, the third-biggest after those with Hong...
  • China, Europe to lift bilateral investments, paper says

    Oct 11, 2013 7:01am
    China and Europe will substantially increase their bilateral investments despite a global economic slowdown, Shanghai Daily reported Friday, citing officials and economists. “China-Europe economic cooperation is increasingly diversified as Europe, which is already China’s largest trade partner,...
  • POLICY WATCH: Funds shortage casts pall over air monitoring

    - Oct 11, 2013 6:40am
    China, the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter, plans to build a nationwide network over the next three to five years to monitor the health impacts of air pollution. However, a lack of funding at different government...
  • POLICY WATCH: China seeks deeper ties with ASEAN neighbors

    - Oct 11, 2013 6:36am
    As part of its efforts to sustain economic growth, China has been nurturing diplomatic relations with countries both far and near. It has been investing heavily in Africa to ensure the supply of resources it needs...
  • Kerzner, Fosun plan US$1.5 bln resort in Hainan, WSJ says

    Oct 10, 2013 3:31pm
    Hotel operator Kerzner International Holdings Ltd., known for giant developments such as Sun City in South Africa and Atlantis in the Bahamas, was set to announce on Thursday that it has reached an agreement with Chinese conglomerate...
  • China expensive but profitable for US execs, WSJ says

    Oct 10, 2013 3:20pm
    Rising costs in China are the biggest concern of US corporate executives in the country, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing a survey conducted by the US-China Business Council. Labor costs, in particular, have...

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