Contain vegetable prices

2011-10-11 08:06:28

Reducing the prices of such daily necessities as vegetables is the most practical approach to cutting the cost of living for urban residents. And this is exactly what the State Council is trying to do by encouraging rural villagers to sell the vegetables they have grown directly to residents at morning or temporary markets in cities.

Problems part of the picture

2011-10-10 08:00:52

Some observers fear that Europe's financial problems could tip the US and world economy into a second recession.

Crisis gives boost to dollar index

2011-10-10 07:55:43

The continuing drawn-out crisis in the eurozone has driven up the value of the US Dollar Index.

The US legislative farce

2011-10-08 08:06:50

US politicians pretend to be serious about their economic woes by again playing the game of scapegoating China and yuan.

Charities must be reformed

2011-10-08 08:06:50

This year has seen a crisis of trust hit China's charity system, as many scandals have been exposed and stirred great controversy.

Weighing GNP vs GNH

2011-10-08 08:06:50

There are plenty of heavy hearts in China's big cities.

Are the rich more prone to suicide?

2011-09-30 08:17:05

Arecent China Daily cover story reported a study implying that the rich are more prone to committing suicide than the poor. The story continued on page 6, where it was headlined: "Suicide: Wealth leaves many unhappy".

Alarm over China's SMEs

2011-09-30 08:17:05

In stark contrast to the rosy outlook for the Chinese economy, reports about the sudden disappearance of some business owners in Wenzhou has revealed a surprisingly gloomy picture for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Green growth is the key

2011-09-29 08:12:44

As the world's second-largest economy, China surely matters a lot to international efforts to avoid a double-dip recession.

Banks can do more to help SMEs

2011-09-29 08:12:44

In the post-global financial crisis era, governments the world over are battling to get more bank financing to small and medium-sized enterprises.

Seek lasting food safety

2011-09-28 08:05:04

In the special campaign against illicit food additives, the authorities have investigated more than 18,000 cases.

It's not a game of gain and loss

2011-09-28 08:05:04

Where there are people, there are externalities, be it positive or negative. Externality is the impact of one party's action on another party.