For a stronger private sector

2012-08-01 14:25:15

Wen urged the country during Monday's executive meeting of the State Council to fully implement the policies encouraging the private sector's growth.

Behind short films

2012-07-31 15:34:08

Few can imagine spending more than 18 million yuan on certain short publicity films. But that is what the Ministry of Railways has done.

Do business, not politics

2012-07-30 11:21:30

China's rising investments will not only provide more business opportunities for Chinese firms, but also create more jobs for local people.

How to improve China's tourism industry

2012-07-28 11:06:43

Tourism services are really poor in many places and travel costs in sharp contrast to the quality of service delivered.

No fear of a hard landing

2012-07-28 10:29:41

Panic responses to fall in China's growth rate are unwarranted because economy is on right track to meet this year's target.

Rare earth regulation justified

2012-07-28 10:28:05

A recent trip to Jieyuan village in Ganzhou city of Jiangxi province revealed the huge environmental cost some places have had to pay for the economic development during the past decade. Jieyuan is 20 minutes' drive from the city and has about 2,100 residents, whose per capita income was 4,100 yuan ($650) in 2011. The village is famous for its limestone and related industry.

Value-added production aids intl trade

2012-07-27 14:38:22

Despite the G20's pledge to maintain free trade, its members are collectively responsible for 79 percent of global protectionist actions this year.

On right track for growth model change

2012-07-27 14:03:00

One of the most fundamental changes China is going through is to grow the economy with increased focus on domestic consumption.

Q+A: Luigi T. Peccenini

2012-07-26 13:34:21

China Daily interviewed the founder of Wall Street English Luigi T. Peccenini, and here are the interview questions and the anwswers.

Labor test for policymakers

2012-07-26 13:21:37

The assuring job figures released by the labor ministry testify to China's improving ability to create jobs even in times of economic slowdown.

The reality of realty sector

2012-07-25 13:40:40

The recent upturn in the real estate market has complicated policymaking. Housing prices and transactions have picked up gradually.

Make intl aid more effective and balanced

2012-07-25 13:23:08

Despite being a developing country, China has been sending aid to other developing countries over the past decades.