Chinese companies are catching up with their Western counterparts in branding expertise, but considerable challenges still lie ahead.
China had settled 154 anti-monopoly cases by mid-December and seen a record number of cases approved with conditions attached since 2008.
With her family elsewhere and her husband deceased, Ho Chan-va cooked a meal with the help of a care worker at the Guangzhou Shouxing Building.
Visitors enjoy coconut milk at an international food festival in Sanya, Hainan province, on Tuesday. More than 100 exhibitors attended the festival, some of them using local ingredients found in the popular tropical province.
The Ministry of Finance is considering setting a cap on local government debt, a fiscal official said.
Housing authorities ordered local governments to step up the renovation of run-down urban areas.
Sales in China's online business-to-customer retail sector could hit 785 billion yuan ($126 billion) in 2013, nearly double this year's amount.
Global institutional investors are waiting for the perfect time to pitch themselves into the Chinese mainland stock market next year.
E-commerce has played an increasingly important role for Chinese exporters in maintaining business growth.
Small and medium-sized initial public offerings by Chinese companies will be popular in 2013 and overseas offerings will increase.
Although China's inland areas are catching up in economic growth, they are warned not to blindly follow the coastal region's path.