Friday, January 24, 2014
China's central bank pumped almost US$20 billion into the banking system Thursday, it said, to ease a liquidity squeeze before the Chinese New Year holiday that has rattled financial markets.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
China's economic growth decelerated in the final quarter of 2013 and appears set to slow further, adding to pressure on its leaders to shore up an expansion as they try to implement sweeping reforms.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
The number of online microblog users in China dropped by more than 27.8 million last year, marking the first major decline in popularity of a social media genre that has offered a way to share unfiltered information in a country with strict controls.
Friday, January 17, 2014
Chinese Netizens spent almost four hours per day online in 2013, according to a report released by the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) yesterday.
Overseas investment into China rebounded last year after declining in 2012, official data showed Thursday, as confidence in the country's growth potential picks up.
Friday, January 10, 2014
China's inflation rate was 2.6 percent in 2013, official data showed Thursday — well below the 3.5 percent target set by the government in the world's second-biggest economy.
The Shanghai Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, PRC (STAO, 海市台灣事務辦攻室) yesterday announced that 18 Taiwanese companies are poised to participate in the city's pilot free trade zone program.
Thursday, January 9, 2014
China's box office takings leaped to US$3.6 billion last year, up 27.5 percent on 2012, as nearly 14 screens were added every day to the world's second-largest film market, state media reported Wednesday.
China's largest online marketplace, Alibaba Group's Taobao, said Wednesday that it would ban the trading of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies from January 14, after a government crackdown on the units.
About 60 percent of Chinese corporate leaders say they cannot do business with Japanese firms because of thorny relations between the two countries, a poll published Wednesday showed.