Saturday, March 21, 2015
Gold jewelry demand cooled in China in 2014, in sharp contrast to the frenzied off take in 2013 and plunged 33 percent year-on-year to 624 metric tonnes, according to data published by the World Gold Council on Thursday.
The head of the OECD on Friday welcomed major European countries' participation in a new China-backed infrastructure bank, saying it would ensure the institution was run under existing global standards.
Japanese electronics giant Sony on Friday launched its PlayStation gaming console in China, where authorities impose strict controls on content, but some popular titles including "Grand Theft Auto" and "Call of Duty" were not available.
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.