Multilateral cyber security
It is the first of its kind in the field, ajoint efforts made by the international community in setting the rules for cyberspace.
Oil endures bull-driven pressures
Oil, the wheel of economic growth and because of this its price is extremely sensitive to threats of supply disruptions.
Swimming against the tide
The economic and political mood in many of the world's richest countries has become increasingly somber. Many analysts are warning of a double-dip recession in the United States. Unemployment is rising. The debt crisis in Europe is not getting better. Because the US and the eurozone still account for more than half of the global economy, there is a real risk that these problems will hold back recovery in the rest of the world.
Blueprint requires actions
Premier Wen Jiabao's latest remarks on political reform were an inspirational blueprint for the country's future.
Need to narrow income gap
According to the 2011 Forbes Billionaires List, the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China), contributed 108 of the 214 new billionaires and accounted for one in four of the total number, a jump from one in ten five years ago. The number of Chinese billionaires on the list nearly doubled.
Cleaner, greener growth
In the teeth of Europe's worsening sovereign debt crisis, Premier Wen Jiabao's vow that China will increase its investment in Europe signals not only China's confidence in the eurozone economies but also its resolve to assume a bigger role in propelling global growth.
With the world's population expected to reach seven billion next month, sustainable development has become an ever more urgent issue, one that is intertwined with the challenges of water scarcity, energy shortages, global health issues, food security and so on.
China as an outward investor
The attention focused on Chinese outward foreign direct investment (COFDI) is especially high.
Proper use for waste oil
The cracking of the biggest case ever involving the production and sale of recycled edible oil from swill.
Look beyond Bohai Bay
Things seem to be taking a dramatic turn in the dispute over the oil leak at Peng Lai 19-3 in the Bohai Bay.
It hurts to end a sale on a bad note
A large amount of high-quality bogus 100 yuan bills were being passed around in Ningbo, Zhejiang province.
Historical and future choice
China's road of peaceful development pursues modernization and harmony at home and cooperation and peace abroad.