Structural reforms remain important

2012-07-16 13:16:04

The global economic slowdown has created a volatile environment for policymakers, and exacerbated China's domestic challenges.

Searching for the right professionals

2012-07-14 13:33:12

Though foreign companies have long dominated the consulting industry in China, domestic companies are now pooling resources to compete with their peers and grab a slice of the lucrative pie.

Glass half full, not half empty

2012-07-14 11:47:46

Media fanfare about China's economic slowdown shows the high hopes that global investors have pinned on the world's second largest economy.

Experts doubt legality of online auction

2012-07-13 10:31:19

Industry insiders and legal experts raised doubts over the legality of the country's first online auction for property seized by the courts.

Spending limits critical against corruption

2012-07-12 14:49:00

China's new regulation on spending cuts for the government and public institutions will prove critical for the country's continuous efforts against corruption.

Make cars the last option

2012-07-12 14:28:23

Why do people in cities continue to buy cars, when in all likelihood it just means being stuck in traffic, breathing exhaust fumes, while their blood pressure rises.

How to balance the books

2012-07-12 13:29:11

Reform of tax distribution system needed to overcome local governments' dependency on land sales and loans.

US trade strategy could backfire

2012-07-11 13:12:37

"Hammering China" has become increasingly popular on the other side of the Pacific in the run up to the presidential election.

Tap potential of market forces

2012-07-10 13:28:00

To accelerate the transformation of its long-controversial development model, China should forgo its government-spearheaded economic development approach.

SMEs: It's not all about the money

2012-07-10 10:58:35

SMEs are experiencing a squeeze on credit in the wake of the financial crisis, debate focuses on the need to get banks to lend more to this dynamic sector.

Power of innovation

2012-07-09 11:00:56

China does have very good opportunities for development, but that does not mean it will develop from a big economy to a strong economy.

China's economy is on the rebound

2012-07-09 10:24:16

The prophets of doom have forecast that China is heading for a hard landing. But while China is not immune to the debt crises in the West, it is better positioned to cope with them.