Monday, October 20, 2014
China's economic growth in the third quarter fell to its slowest since the depths of the global financial crisis more than five years ago, an AFP survey projects.
Friday, October 17, 2014
China's overseas investments almost doubled year-on-year to US$9.79 billion in September, the government said Thursday, again exceeding incoming funds even though they recovered from multi-year lows.
Monday, October 13, 2014
The International Monetary Fund was launched in 1944 with the world's new superpower, the United States, in position as the key force and shareholder in the global crisis bank.1 Comment
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
ASEAN has come a long way in breaking down the barriers that prevent airlines from flying freely within the region, with travelers the key beneficiaries.
Monday, October 6, 2014
Across Greater China, convenience stores are changing the way people live. In Taiwan, it is common to see two or three convenience stores on the same block.1 Comment
Thursday, October 2, 2014
China's former richest man Wang Jianlin once bet Alibaba founder Jack Ma 100 million yuan (US$16.3 million) that online purchases in the country would not eclipse bricks-and-mortar buys in the next decade.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
China on Monday hailed the one-year anniversary of its first free-trade zone (FTZ), but foreign companies expressed disappointment over the pace of pledged reforms as they await real business opportunities.
U.S. technology giant Microsoft on Monday launched its Xbox One game console in China, the first foreign company to enter the potentially massive market after the government lifted a 14-year ban.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
General Motors Co. (GM) expects its sales in China this year to top 3.1 million units and sees no impact on business from an anti-monopoly probe of the industry, the president of the automaker's China unit said Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
China's manufacturing sector saw a surprise pick-up in September, a closely watched survey showed Tuesday, but economists warned a slowdown in the key property sector was an ongoing risk to growth.