Be fair to State enterprises

2012-04-12 13:25:17

Some developed countries are seeking to exclude "Made in China".The US may keep China out of infrastructure projects, and Australia recently banned Huawei Technologies from bidding for Australia's national broadband network.

Narrowing income gaps

2012-04-12 10:54:24

With China's economic and social development entering a new stage, it is imperative to improve its long-controversial income distribution.

Friendship is more than just words

2012-04-11 13:42:04

Canberra is in danger of learning the truth of the Chinese saying that he who does not trust enough, will not be trusted.

Enforced demolition rules

2012-04-11 13:33:18

Local courts must now guarantee that enforced demolitions are legitimate and rational before giving their approval, according to new rules issued by the Supreme People's Court.

Nation should put health before profits

2012-04-10 14:19:38

In the first two months of this year the profits of China's State-owned enterprises were down 10.9 percent year-on-year. But one industry at least bucked this trend.

Rules of engagement for funds

2012-04-10 14:18:17

Provincial social security funds in China are invested very conservatively and have earned just 2 percent a year over the last 10 years or so.

Lingering price pressures

2012-04-10 14:04:21

The volatile food prices that have led the recent hike in inflation are not the only cause for concern for Chinese policymakers.

Further structural tax cuts

2012-04-10 13:54:55

China will continue embracing structural tax reduction measures this year as part of its macroeconomic regulations aimed at promoting the steady and sustainable development of the national economy.

Supporting sustainable urbanization

2012-04-09 14:04:28

Urbanization is an essential element of economic development. Cities and towns constitute a country's economic, social and cultural backbone and attract the skills and knowledge needed to push development to a higher level.

Trade wars hit global recovery

2012-04-06 08:04:01

China should push ahead with its policy of trade liberalization despite all the protectionist measures introduced by the US.

Oil prices hostage to geopolitics

2012-04-05 14:00:58

Oil prices and oil supply unambiguously tie China and the United States together, as both nations are heavy importers of oil.The climbing price of crude oil may undo the US' fragile economic recovery and will certainly slow China's economic growth.

Defending workers' rights

2012-04-05 13:58:08

Working conditions at Foxconn have been the focus of scrutiny since some workers committed suicide at the factory in 2010. Yet local government agencies have failed to conduct any proper investigation of the working conditions at the company's plants.