Guizhou tragedy a lesson on Urbanization

2012-11-23 08:16:28

The discovery of five children's bodies in a dumpster in Bijie, Guizhou province, recently has added fuel to the debate on the country's wealth gap.

Maintain hard-won advantages

2012-11-23 08:16:28

China's economy managed to pick up during its traditional "golden September and silver October" period after a months-long foreign trade slump.

HP $8.8 billion write off

2012-11-23 08:16:28

Not a very smooth ride ahead

2012-11-23 08:16:28

Former CPC general secretary Hu Jintao emphasized the goal to build a xiaokang, or moderately well-off, society by 2020.

Give us fresh air, or give us death!

2012-11-23 13:30:32

I would urge some interest groups in Hong Kong to adopt this slogan - "Give us fresh air, or give us death" - and persuade our government to improve air quality in the city.

New tax for iron and steel industry needed

2012-11-22 14:48:18

Some experts suggest that China should introduce an environmental protection tax to regulate and control the overcapacity of iron and steel.

Budget should adopt 'supply driven' strategy

2012-11-22 13:48:08

It is only through "supply-driven" strategy that would generate virtuous economic circles and allow the government to collect more revenue to help the needy.

Land use a never ending debate

2012-11-22 13:37:07

When some raised the issue that the Kai Tak Area in Hong Kong can be used for building more residential units with modifications to the stadium plans, it caused an uproar.

PAN China pours $105m in Indonesia

2012-11-22 13:03:45

PAN China International, mining resources, metallurgy industry, logistics & trading and media conglomerate, will invest $105 million in Indonesia to construct a special economic zone.

China's business taste for wine

2012-11-21 16:46:21

Say the word "wine" to China's wealthiest business people and they are more likely to ponder new investment opportunities.

Bolder legal defenses needed for Chinese companies going abroad

2012-11-21 15:13:29

In the face of rising protectionist charges, Chinese companies should take bolder moves to defend themselves through legal means.

Exporters adjusting to rising wages

2012-11-21 11:39:46

For years, the abiding view of China has been of a workshop powered by waves of young migrants able to out-compete workers elsewhere in the world because of their low wages.