No large stimulus needed

2012-07-09 10:16:48

China doesn't need a new stimulus package, such as the 4 trillion yuan used to boost the economy in 2008. What it needs is multi-faceted policy fine-tuning.

Workers wary about possible pension crunch

2012-07-07 14:03:08

The warnings of a possible future pension crunch may discourage people from putting their savings in a pension system that is as murky as it is unfair.

Quality instead of quantity

2012-07-06 11:26:51

To meet the challenges of fewer workers and more elderly, China must invest in improving the quality of labor force.

Labor rights make a world of difference

2012-07-06 11:25:44

Brazil ranks second in the world for its number of lawyers per capita. Chinese workers definitely need some of the similar rights and protection.

Property controls good for economy

2012-07-06 10:53:23

China's frozen property market is showing signs of a thaw. Sales took off in the second half of June and prices are rising for the first time in months.

More than just money

2012-07-05 14:32:59

Companies that manage the tourist resources of the four holy Buddhist mountains in China are trying to blur the distinction between religion and commerce.

Food safety timetable

2012-07-05 14:31:07

The State Council's latest decision on food safety has evoked mixed feelings about a concern that haunts us all.

Different circumstances

2012-07-05 13:47:59

The rising house prices in some cities have caused concerns that the regulations launched by the government over the past two years have failed to cool the market.

Better charity management

2012-07-03 13:26:51

The total value of charity in 2011 declined. This highlights the need for a more transparent charity system and further cultivation of benevolence.

Mainland helps HK boom

2012-07-02 14:33:21

The increasing importance of mainland companies in the Hong Kong stock market has not been an overnight process, since Hong Kong returned to China.

Financial clashes avoided

2012-06-30 14:19:47

Experts in Beijing have responded to a US State Department decision to exempt China from sanctions over imports of Iranian oil, saying the move avoids a financial clash between China and the United States.

Manifold benefits of a college degree

2012-06-30 11:32:10

Graduates in 2011 earned a monthly income of 2,766 yuan ($434) or about 33,192 yuan for the year on average, a rise of 11.6 percent on the income of graduates in 2010.