Flaws in yuan's one-way flow

2011-03-04 10:24:33

The Chinese government is considering allowing foreign businesses to invest in non-financial sectors in China using the yuan, according to recent media reports.

Retail giants square up for rich pickings in China

2011-03-04 10:24:20

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.

Hot spots move to smaller cities

2011-03-04 10:24:20

China's retail industry has grown rapidly during the past several years.

New move on housing may set an example

2011-02-28 15:30:50

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.

Domestic happiness index

2011-02-24 07:38:01

At the very least, we are hopefully waking up to the simple fact that swelling GDP alone does not deliver satisfaction.

Valentine's Day, I love you not

2011-02-21 15:15:25

Critics of the world's day for lovers fall into two categories.

India should ease visa policy for Chinese

2011-02-16 13:56:27

Since the 2008 terrorist attacks, travel to India has not been easy.

Is it time to ban fireworks again?

2011-02-14 16:53:47

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.

Common regional interests

2011-02-10 07:48:15

China and the US can only gain from working together to build a stable, peaceful and prosperous Asia-Pacific

Obama's state of the union address and American reality

2011-02-09 13:53:23

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.

Now the time to build a 'golden bridge'

2011-02-04 13:59:45

A deep look at China, its history and tradition, reveals common aspiration and shared values with the US.

Will China, US sink or swim together?

2011-02-04 13:59:45

China and the US are indeed in the same boat, but I'm not sure each country will row in the same direction.