Trade's champion

2012-10-05 12:00:57

A renowned economist backs Beijing's policy stance and says outsourcing fears are overblown.

Delicacy is no longer a piece of cake

2012-09-28 08:08:09

It's no longer a case of the longer the shelf life the higher the price. That was true of moon cakes until last year. Rules have changed, so have perceptions.

Time to rethink tourist city construction craze

2012-09-28 15:05:20

An ambitious plan to build a huge, 2.7 billion yuan ($426 million) theme park based on a legendary love story in East China's Anhui province has stirred heated debate recently.

An end to the era of double-digit growth

2012-09-28 10:37:44

There was a time when nobody questioned China's double-digit growth, not even in the wake of the global financial crisis in 2008.

Twists and turns for Chinese SOEs abroad

2012-09-28 13:27:25

Chinese State-owned enterprises have learned the hard way to become internationally competitive as almost every successful overseas investment has involved a tough battle.

China's economic slowdown, 'sign of soft-landing'

2012-09-28 10:07:36

China's economic slowdown appeared to be heading for a soft-landing, said experts here on Thursday in a forum sponsored by a US think tank.

Mixed blessing in road trip

2012-09-27 15:59:01

Will the lifting of toll fees for passenger vehicles during the National Day holiday really be a policy that pleases the majority of holidaymakers as intended?

Building sustainable cities

2012-09-27 15:58:51

Better balanced urbanization is serving as a new platform for practical cooperation between China and the EU.

Human resources need more investment

2012-09-27 15:58:11

Investment in human capital and the construction of an innovative society are necessary to overcome the declining demographic dividend.

Views divided on bid to revise pension system

2012-09-27 07:46:12

The country's top social security fund administrator has suggested making people work longer and receive their pensions later to offset a pension fund shortfall. However, the public and experts expressed mixed reaction toward the proposal.

China's growth to slow down but to benefit world

2012-09-27 11:27:22

Despite its decelerating economy, China's impact on the world will remain very large, said a chief economics commentator for the Financial Times.

Strong return expected for China's economy: economist

2012-09-25 14:43:42

China's economy is in the downswing of a natural cycle as a result of careful management of inflationary pressures and will continue its extraordinary growth in the medium to long term, a leading economist has told Xinhua.