Promoting economic growth
Chinese government is committed to opening-up and does not make technology transfer a precondition for market access
Air pollution top priority
That controlling PM2.5 has been made top priority on the municipal government of Beijing's 2012 list of public welfare projects is indeed beyond many people's expectations.
Ties good, but could be better
China and Latin American countries have deepened their economic ties over the past decade. According to China's statistics, two-way trade increased from $15 billion in 2001 to more than $ 200 billion in 2011.
Despite optimism, still a long road ahead
For China to become a real superpower, there is still a long way to go.
Festival puts inequality in focus
While Westerners are astonished by rich Chinese consumers' appetite for luxury goods, people in rural China on average earn less than 7,000 yuan ($1,100) a year.
Welfare home distribution
Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's emphasis on the fair distribution of affordable housing on Monday points to the weak link that will have a bearing on the fulfillment of the government's goal of providing low-income residents with decent homes.
Ups and downs of renminbi
Short-term capital flows make exchange rate more volatile, posing new challenges for decision-makers in China and the United States.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrived in Beijing late on Tuesday for a five-day visit to China. He has come at an important moment when both sides feel an increasing need to bring bilateral ties to a new level.
What's in a burger?
After the US fast-food giant McDonald's said it was discontinuing the use of the "pink slime" used in its burgers, its China division said the ingredients used for its burgers in China are different from those in the United States.
Chinese-speaking sales assistants and point of sales terminals for China Unionpay are already standard requirements for the top department stores in London and New York, popular destinations for Chinese tourists.
EU's unreasonable charge
The Chinese government is clear-cut in its attitude towards the European Union's carbon emission charges on flights into and out of airports in EU member countries.
Support necessary for private sector
In mid-January, the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce published a report on the development of the country's private sector during the past year and the difficulties and challenges it faces.