Monday, February 23, 2015
Spanish five-star hotels are serving up white rice for breakfast as Spain offers quicker visas and seeks more direct flights from China to tap into the surging wave of Chinese tourists.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
An internal investigation over the World Bank's controversial handling of a US$1 billion loan from China to help poor countries has found no evidence of fraud, according to documents reviewed Thursday by AFP.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
If China wants to become a moderately prosperous society, it will have to grow at a minimum of 6.5 percent a year economically during the next five-year plan from 2016 to 2020, a Chinese official has said.
Monday, February 16, 2015
A Nikkei report published Friday on its Chinese-language website said that a "soft landing" outcome for China's sweeping transformation to a consumer-driven economy will cause considerable ramifications across Asia.
As hundreds of millions in China flock home to celebrate the Year of the Goat, the world's biggest human migration places extraordinary pressure on roads and railways -- but technology is offering new ways to find a route home.1 Comment
Saturday, February 14, 2015
China's bank lending more than doubled to 1.47 trillion yuan (US$235 billion) in January from December, the central bank said Friday, with analysts citing seasonal factors and monetary easing.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Chinese foreign direct investment into Europe appears to be becoming a fixture after hitting a record US$18 billion (15.9 billion euros) last year, with food and agriculture the top draw, a report said Wednesday.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
China fined chipmaker Qualcomm 6 billion yuan (US$975 million) in the biggest of a wave of anti-monopoly penalties that have rattled foreign companies.
China's inflation plunged to a more than five-year low of 0.8 percent in January, official data showed Tuesday, fueling fears the world's second-largest economy is on the brink of a deflationary spiral.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
China launched stock options trading for the first time on Monday, aiming to develop broader capital markets and give investors a tool to manage risk.