Sunday, May 10, 2015
Consumer inflation in China rose to 1.5 percent in April, authorities said Saturday, but came in below market forecasts and analysts called for more action to avoid deflation in the world's second-largest economy.
China is negotiating a military base in the strategic port of Djibouti, the president told AFP, raising the prospect of U.S. and Chinese bases side-by-side in the tiny Horn of Africa nation.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
China will more than double the tax on tobacco to 11 percent, the government announced Friday, as authorities try to deter smoking in the world's largest producer and consumer of tobacco.
Friday, May 8, 2015
Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group's revenue jumped 45 percent on strong mobile growth and more active buyers in the fiscal fourth quarter.
China's leaders are trying to tap the brakes on a stock market boom that could run out of control and disrupt economic reform plans.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Chinese mainland police fatally shot a man in northern China who was on his way to Beijing to ask the central government to help house and take care of his sons and elderly mother, police and a lawyer said Wednesday.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
The mainland has replaced the heads of its three biggest energy companies, the firms said in separate statements, as speculation mounts over reforms to the oil industry.
Mainland Chinese regulators will lift price controls on most pharmaceutical drugs starting June 1 in hopes that the market-driven pricing system will keep medical costs in check, the National Development and Reform Commission announced Tuesday.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has joined Sina Weibo, China's version of Twitter, ahead of his visit to the country next week, attracting tens of thousands of followers within hours.
Shanghai officials have implemented mainland China's toughest ban on the business activities of government officials by prohibiting their spouses, children or children's spouses from running private businesses., 1 Comment