The sufferings migrant workers endure to get a train ticket during the Spring Festival period was brought into the media spotlight earlier this month.
The Shenzhen city government will raise its minimum monthly wage 13.6 percent in February, from 1,320 yuan ($210) to 1,500 yuan, despite warnings from manufacturers that it will put even more pressure on exporters already reeling from a sharp decline in orders from the United States and Europe.
The longer the financial stresses resulting from the European crisis persist the greater the chance some EU banks will fail.
The long-simmering debate in China about film ratings has come to the boil again with the release of Zhang Yimou's graphically violent Flowers of War. I think the time is ripe to think about an advisory code with Chinese characteristics for entertainment programs and games, not only for films but also for TV and the Internet as well.
China's luxury goods market may be booming, but global brands should still exercise prudence in trying to grab a share of the market
Play soccer and drink milk for a healthy and strong body. This may be true in many other countries, but not entirely so in China after what has happened over the past few years.
China should review and alter its policies for attracting foreign direct investment to tap the potential of service sector.
As the population has migrated from rural to urban areas for work, there have been calls for these farmer-workers to be put on an equal footing with urban residents
As a friendly neighbor of Myanmar, China attaches great importance to the healthy progress of bilateral relations, and pays close attention to developments in Myanmar.
Chinese and Japanese leaders reached an agreement to strengthen financial cooperation, creating an impact on East Asia and the world beyond.
The year 2011 was a year of tremendous ups and downs in the energy sector. The accident at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, the economic crises in Europe and the United States, the "Arab Spring" and the resulting volatility of oil prices kept policymakers busy throughout 2011.
China's economy is entering a period of slower growth and the government should heed the lessons of other countries.