Big boost for poverty-stricken province
The No 2 document issued by the State Council on Jan 12 will further promote the sound and rapid economic and social development of Guizhou province. It outlines a set of favorable policies that will enable this poverty-stricken southwestern province to protect its ecological advantages, strengthen industrialization and urbanization, and accelerate its economic development, so that it can catch up with the more economically advanced provinces and regions.
More than just Moutai
The public's growing criticism of Moutai, China's most luxurious liquor brand, over its close association with extravagant official banquets, is being echoed at the ongoing sessions of the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
Key to unlock China's creativity
Prolonged economic difficulties in what are essentially Chinese manufacturers' main export markets pose long-term challenges to the country's economic model and this is placing an increasingly strong emphasis on the development of its cultural industries.
Sort out social security financing
For the second year in a row, social security topped netizens' concerns ahead of the annual two sessions
How to follow the trends
Sustainable urbanization has benefits
China's recent history has been marked by tremendous economic growth and dynamism.
In pursuit of quality growth
The heavier-than-ever brake China will put on this year's economy attests to its greater determination to bid farewell to the past GDP-dominated economic model.
Audiences not to blame
The film agreement inked by China and the US last month will certainly make life more difficult for Chinese filmmakers.
Changes needed to rental market
It's time to clean up the stock 'casino'
The most encouraging remark about China's stock market I have heard recently came from Guo Shuqing, chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission.
Protectionism does not pay
The passage of a new protectionist bill by the US Senate and the House of Representatives to allow anti-subsidy duties on Chinese imports will strain trade ties between Beijing and Washington and make the prospects for a global recovery even more uncertain.