Is risk in eye of the beholder?
The International Monetary Fund's (lMF)latest assessment on the Chinese economy was released on Feb 6 by the IMF Resident Representative Office in China.
Releasing growth potential
Development and opening-up must be well coordinated to boost domestic demand and adjust the economic structure. Economic transformation and structural readjustment have become the international trend.
EU must also help itself
China is putting flesh on the bones of its commitment to work together with the European Union to address the evolving European sovereign debt crisis.
Protectionism is not remedy
To maintain its superpower status, the United States frequently points an accusatory finger at China, the world's second largest economy, and deals with "made-in-China" products in a similar way to the approach it used to take with Japan.
Biting back at Apple
Call for changes in US export controls
On Feb 10, the Wall Street Journal published an article titled "Aerospace report hits rules", calling for changes in US export controls.
Closer EU-China cooperation
A stronger EU-China cooperation is not only desirable but a true necessity. This has been made once again strikingly evident with the current world economic uncertainties.
Health of security funds
It is not easy for this country with its huge population to set up a healthcare security net that covers all residents. It is even harder to manage it.
Limiting bank fees
China's bank regulators, responding to public complaints, have issued a notice voicing a crackdown on the irregular practices and service fees of commercial banks.
New foundations for Sino-US cooperation
Forty years after the restoration of official communications between China and the United States, economic and trade cooperation between the two countries have grown like a giant tree thriving despite the storms.
Experts: Lower provision rule not necessary
Analysts said now is not the time for banking regulators to lower the provision-ratio requirements for commercial lenders since lending is still proceeding at a fast pace and banks are trying to expand credit.
Breaking the urban bottleneck
According to the 2011 data released by the National Bureau of Statistics, China's urban population has reached 51.27 percent of the total, thus exceeding the rural population for the first time in history.