The Chinese government is considering allowing foreign businesses to invest in non-financial sectors in China using the yuan, according to recent media reports.
Take a walk around one of Beijing's neighborhoods and you're more than likely to see a Walmart and a Carrefour, as well as many other hypermarket chains from around the world.
China's retail industry has grown rapidly during the past several years.
The central government of China has sped up efforts to slow down rising housing prices, which have been a major source of public complaints in the country's biggest cities and even rural areas.
At the very least, we are hopefully waking up to the simple fact that swelling GDP alone does not deliver satisfaction.
Critics of the world's day for lovers fall into two categories.
Since the 2008 terrorist attacks, travel to India has not been easy.
As Chinese get together with their family and celebrate the Year of the Rabbit, fireworks play an essential role to help create a cracking atmosphere.
China and the US can only gain from working together to build a stable, peaceful and prosperous Asia-Pacific
I will wait and see how Obama and his administration will manage to solve the challenges facing the country, without taking tough measures such as cutting the military budget and increasing taxes on the very rich.
A deep look at China, its history and tradition, reveals common aspiration and shared values with the US.
China and the US are indeed in the same boat, but I'm not sure each country will row in the same direction.