Increase China’s Web speed

2012-08-21 17:25:09

The network speed of China’s Internet ranks only 93rd in a global list led by South Korea and Japan.

Healthy urbanization needed

2012-08-21 20:46:17

As more farmers become city residents in China in the future, governments face bigger burdens as they provide newcomers with citizen welfare, which is much more than in rural areas.

Funding policy making should be improved

2012-08-21 20:46:03

Guangzhou government invested more than 50 million yuan ($7.85 million) building a temporary overpass bridge for the 2011 Shenzhen Universiade — but it failed to maintain it properly after the event.

Convergence of interests

2012-08-21 08:04:46

The peaceful rise of China has offered and will continue to offer the world opportunities and a market for mutual benefit and win-win progress.

Right move in VAT direction

2012-08-21 08:04:46

China has introduced new value added tax reforms across 10 cities and provinces, including Beijing and Guangdong province.

Rules for stock market

2012-08-20 08:03:15

Shanghai Stock Exchange's new measures to encourage listed companies to increase dividend payouts could boost investor confidence in the market.

Meet the new consumers

2012-08-20 13:35:39

The middle class, growing at an annual rate of 23 percent, makes China a proving ground for global and local brands.

Brand positioning through experience

2012-08-20 13:32:22

Brand positioning is becoming increasingly dynamic and often varies across countries and cultures and according to specific consumer experiences.

Wake-up call for industry

2012-08-20 08:03:15

China is expected to face fiercer competition from the US in the manufacturing sector, making it all the more urgent for industrial upgrade.

Stock markets remain a depressing drag

2012-08-18 10:35:03

In this prolonged stock market drought, many rainmakers are chanting the same old prayers beseeching government salvation.

Protectionism clouds over green sector

2012-08-18 10:22:08

China will have to develop cleaner coal technologies if it is to reduce its greenhouse gas emission and meet its energy conservation target.

Coordinated action needed

2012-08-17 08:11:45

Policymakers around the world need to work together to stimulate real economy and rein in price distortions.