Challenges of the changing labor market

2012-02-29 09:47:46

Once again after Spring Festival, the world's most populous country has faced a shortage of migrant workers.

Rethink discount restriction

2012-02-29 09:45:25

Opinions have been solicited on a proposal issued recently by the film administration under the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, to restrict the discounted price of movie tickets to no less than 70 percent of the full price.

New vision for reforms

2012-02-28 10:31:54

Ideas would be much more important for China than money, former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping told Robert McNamara, the then president of the World Bank, in 1980.

Consumption to lead growth

2012-02-28 10:23:21

It is China's short-term policy goal as well as its medium and long-term strategic aim to reverse the imbalance between investment and consumption as soon as possible and establish a consumption-dominated development pattern.

Advancing strategic mutual trust

2012-02-27 10:51:20

Xi's visit to the United States lays the foundations for a more effective working relationship between the two countries

Fish out the loan sharks

2012-02-24 14:16:28

There is fundamental difference between private lending and loan-sharking, and we need to distinguish it.

GDP slower but healthier

2012-02-24 13:46:34

With one single exception, all the country's provincial-level administrative units - provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities under the direct jurisdiction of the State Council - have chosen not to pursue higher GDP growth in 2012.

Watchdogs need to bark

2012-02-23 15:06:55

Why is it so difficult for Chinese consumers to feel safe even when they buy products with quality guarantees issued by the authorities?

Smart banks embrace new tech

2012-02-23 15:05:12

E-channels must be developed to meet the changing needs and behavior of customers and support the real economy.

Need for managing inflation

2012-02-22 11:06:50

China's central bank announced it would lower the reserve requirement ratio by half a percentage point to 20.5 percent for larger financial institutions in an effort at "fine tuning" as Premier Wen Jiabao said a week ago.

China also has dreams to pursue

2012-02-22 10:44:55

Country's modernization drive offers an exceptional platform and unprecedented opportunities for more overseas talent

Trade war looms over EU's airline tax

2012-02-21 13:16:28

A trade war is looming over the European Union's move to impose charges on airlines based on the greenhouse gases emitted during a flight into and out of European airports.