Friday, March 14, 2014
China's industrial production rose at its slowest pace in five years and other key indicators showed surprising weakness, data showed Thursday, raising alarm bells over the world's second-largest economy as Premier Li Keqiang outlined “serious challenges” ahead.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
When condom maker Durex wants to send an intimate message to customers in China, it uses a homegrown instant messaging platform called WeChat which has taken the country by storm in just three years.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
China's auto sales rose 11.3 percent in the first two months of this year but local brands suffered a decline in a sign of intense competition in the world's biggest auto market, an industry group reported Monday.
China's bank lending halved in February from January, the government said Monday, amid worries over a near-default on a financial product structured by the risky trust sector.
Monday, March 10, 2014
China's inflation rate dropped to 2.0 percent year-on-year in February, down from 2.5 percent in January, the government said Sunday, prompting economists to warn that the risk of deflation was rising.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
China recorded an unexpected trade deficit of US$22.98 billion in February, official figures showed Saturday, with authorities blaming the country's holiday season for the weak performance.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
China is targeting growth of about 7.5 percent in 2014, Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday, promising to “declare war” on pollution as the government pledges to transform the world's second-largest economy.
Monday, March 3, 2014
A recent drill held jointly by Taiwan's Coast Guard and military in contentious waters of the East China Sea is an indication that the country has never compromised on its sovereignty claims in the region, scholars said.
China will possess the ability by 2020 to overpower Taiwan in sweeping confrontations ranging from military conflict to psychological warfare and will be capable of defeating its neighbor without a fight, according to a report released Sunday by an opposition think tank.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
China will likely ease its monetary policy to support economic growth amid a downtrend in its purchasing managers index (PMI), a foreign bank said Saturday.