Renminbi's global use growing

2012-04-21 13:23:48

China has become increasingly integrated into the world economy, and this has been one of the main driving forces toward the renminbi's global usage.

Income tax on families would be fairer

2012-04-20 15:33:24

China's personal income tax has become a hot topic of discussion, as despite people's rising wages, inflation means people have less purchasing power.

New name, same fee

2012-04-19 13:10:44

The good news is: starting this month, you will no longer have to pay the airport construction fee when taking a flight in China.

Disclose officials' salaries

2012-04-19 11:22:44

The central government issued regulations about information disclosure in 1995, 2001, 2006 and 2010. These four rules indicate that the authority is aware of the importance of monitoring officials' personal and family assets.

Fiction behind the friction

2012-04-19 11:18:17

Even though trade protectionism does no one any good, China and the United States will experience more trade friction in the months ahead.

Signal for change of drivers

2012-04-18 11:18:28

China's economic growth rate declined for the fifth consecutive quarter, growing 8.1 percent year-on-year in the first quarter this year.

Boosting yuan's flexibility

2012-04-18 11:15:24

The PBOC announced on Saturday the yuan will be allowed to fluctuate by 1 percent from a daily midpoint from Apr 16, double the previous 0.5 percent.

Oil prices will drive cars off the road

2012-04-18 11:14:03

Just when Chinese cities are reaching saturation point with automobiles, the wheels are falling off the love affair with private cars.

Supporting role of Chinese film

2012-04-17 14:54:04

At a time when all countries are paying attention to the development of their soft power, the film industry is regarded as an important cultural force.

Growth and rebalancing

2012-04-17 14:45:49

For China's rebalancing to be successful it is important to get the motivation right.

US seeks unfair advantage

2012-04-17 14:44:18

China and the United States are each the other's second largest trading partner, with two-way trade volumes exceeding $400 billion in 2011.

Bitter pill to swallow

2012-04-17 14:43:16

We have been taking our medicine blissfully unaware that the gelatin capsules we swallow contain a carcinogen used in leather tanning agents.