Friday, March 20, 2015
Chinese authorities have announced plans to boost the number of electric, hybrid and other alternative fuel-powered vehicles used for public transportation, while sales of such cars for private use have spiked in recent months.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Foreign carmakers in China rushed to make amends on Monday after being targeted by state television in a ritual naming and shaming of firms for alleged misconduct toward consumers.
China's Internet tycoon Jack Ma, founder of giant online merchant Alibaba, gave a glimpse of the future when he demonstrated a new e-payment system using facial recognition at the CeBIT IT fair in Germany.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
China's consumer inflation rebounded in February from a more-than-five-year low, official data showed Tuesday, but a plunge in factory gate prices added to persistent concerns about deflation in the world's second-largest economy.
Friday, March 6, 2015
China set a lower economic growth target for this year and promised to open more industries to foreign investors as it tries to make its slowing, state-dominated economy more productive.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Macau casino revenue plunged a record 49 percent year-on-year in February as gaming takings free fall due to China's corruption crackdown, figures showed Tuesday.
Factory employment has been falling for more than a year in the workshop of the world as Chinese growth slows, and analysts expect more intervention by the central bank after its second interest rate cut in just three months.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
China's manufacturing activity in February improved more than initially thought, HSBC said Monday, but weakening foreign demand and declining prices signaled the world's second-largest economy still faces multiple woes.
Monday, March 2, 2015
China's manufacturing activity contracted for the second straight month in February, the government said Sunday, a day after the central bank announced an interest rate cut to help stem a slump in the world's second-largest economy.
Sunday, March 1, 2015
China's central bank on Saturday announced that it will cut the benchmark deposit and loan interest rates by 25 basis points, as authorities seek to prop up flagging growth in the world's second-largest economy.