• Environment January 23, 2020

    Yangtze's water quality improving

    The Yangtze River, the country's longest watercourse, saw continuous improvement in its water quality in 2019 as the country continues a campaign on the water body's protection, a senior environmental official said.

  • Economy January 23, 2020

    China's big internet firms see robust 2019 revenue growth

    ​Firms in China's internet and other related service sectors reported strong revenue expansion in 2019 as new technologies and applications play increasingly bigger roles in reshaping the country's economy.

  • Society January 23, 2020

    China reports 571 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia

    ​Chinese health authorities announced Thursday that 571 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) had been reported in 25 provincial-level regions in the country by the end of Wednesday.

  • Society January 23, 2020

    Wuhan suspends public transportation, flights, trains

    Wuhan battling with a pneumonia outbreak has announced to suspend public transportation, and close the airport and railway stations to outgoing passengers, while asking citizens not to leave the city without specific reasons.

  • Economy January 22, 2020

    China eyes medium-high speed growth of economy this year

    China will continue focusing on supply-side structural reform and implement various policies this year to ensure medium-high growth and move to a medium-high level of development.

  • Economy January 22, 2020

    China's SOE reform picks up pace

    China has seen a faster pace in the reform of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) as it aims to achieve decisive outcomes in the field in 2020.

  • Society January 21, 2020

    China to lift remaining poor population out of poverty

    China will strengthen efforts in poverty alleviation this year, aiming to lift the remaining poor counties and people under the current standard out of poverty, according to a State Council executive meeting held on Monday.

  • Environment January 20, 2020

    China reveals plan to cut plastic use by 2025

    China on Sunday released an ambitious plan to ban or significantly reduce the production and use of environmentally-unfriendly plastic products in the next five years to contain pollution.

  • Environment January 20, 2020

    China steps up fight against desertification in 2019

    China strengthened efforts to prevent and control desertification, with land affected by desertification decreasing for 15 consecutive years at the end of 2019, official data showed.

  • Society January 20, 2020

    China sprints to meet 2020 urbanization goal

    China will take more measures to allow farmers to easily enjoy public services in an effort to meet its urbanization goal for 2020, according to the country's top economic planner.

  • Economy January 20, 2020

    Several economic indicators signal positive outlook

    China's economy has shown positive changes in production, consumption, market expectations and prices, indicating that the world's second-largest economy is stable and resilient in the face of headwinds and is laying a solid foundation to counter downward pressure, officials and experts said.

  • Society January 19, 2020

    Chinese courts to enhance protection of property rights

    Chinese courts will strengthen protection of property rights and treat all market players equally to stabilize social expectations and promote economic development, according to an official statement.

  • January 17, 2020

    Beijing aims for 90% progress of Olympic construction in 2020

    Beijing is aiming for 90% completion of the construction and renovation of the 2022 Winter Olympics venues this year, said officials of the Beijing 2022 organizing committee and the Beijing major projects office.

  • Economy January 17, 2020

    China's economy expands 6.1% in 2019

    China's economy grew 6.1 percent year on year in 2019, within the government's annual target of 6 to 6.5 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Friday.

  • Economy January 16, 2020

    China to further slash taxes, fees for manufacturing sector

    Efforts to stimulate growth potential, boost economic vitality, say experts.

  • Economy January 16, 2020

    Shanghai pushes for higher-level development

    China's financial hub Shanghai has maintained steady growth amid global economic uncertainties and is in quest of a healthier, higher-level development pattern.

  • Society January 15, 2020

    China sees increased IP applications in 2019

    The quality and efficiency of China's intellectual property (IP) services have been improved over the past year, according to data released by the National Intellectual Property Administration (NIPA) at a press conference Tuesday.

  • Around China January 14, 2020

    Xinjiang makes major progress in 'three battles'

    Authorities have made major progress in the battles against poverty, pollution and major financial risks in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

  • Around China January 14, 2020

    China's largest air cargo carrier to see fleet exceed 60

    SF Airlines, China's largest cargo airline, will see its fleet of all-cargo freighters exceed 60 in 2020, according to the airline Monday.

  • Economy January 14, 2020

    China's 2019 tax, fee cuts expected to total 2.36 tln yuan: ministry

    China's annual amount of tax and fee cuts in 2019 is expected to total 2.36 trillion yuan (about 340.73 billion U.S. dollars), according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

  • Policy January 13, 2020

    More inclusive financing pledged for China's small businesses

    China's top banking and insurance regulator vowed to ensure greater support in terms of inclusive financing services for the country's small businesses amid efforts to boost the real economy.

  • Economy January 13, 2020

    Beijing tops Chinese cities in business environment

    Beijing remained number one among Chinese cities in terms of business environment in 2019.

  • Society January 10, 2020

    Spring Festival travel rush starts

    The upcoming holiday for the Spring Festival, a traditional festival for family reunions, will run from Jan. 24 to 30, while the travel rush, also known as chunyun, will last 40 days from Jan. 10 to Feb. 18.

  • Economy January 10, 2020

    China opens oil, gas exploration market to private, foreign firms

    China will fully open up its market for oil and gas exploration and production to private and foreign companies, the Ministry of Natural Resources said Thursday.

  • Economy January 10, 2020

    Foreign investment booming in China's largest FTZ

    After approved to build a pilot free trade zone (FTZ) and explore the establishment of a free trade port in 2018, Hainan is becoming a magnet for foreign investment with growing openness.

  • Economy January 9, 2020

    China's CPI up 2.9% in 2019

    China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 2.9 percent year on year in 2019, within government target of 3 percent, official data showed Thursday.

  • Economy January 9, 2020

    SMEs to be given wider access to financing

    China's Cabinet-level financial regulatory body said on Tuesday it is planning a new set of measures to ease the financing difficulties of small and medium-sized enterprises, through monetary policy adjustments and encouraging banks to increase lending to smaller businesses.

  • Economy January 9, 2020

    China to push restructurings of central SOEs in 2020

    China's state asset regulator will continue to push mergers and restructurings among centrally-administered state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in 2020 to improve their efficiency and competitiveness, Economic Information Daily reported.

  • Around China January 8, 2020

    Tibet basically eliminates absolute poverty

    China's Tibet Autonomous Region has basically eradicated absolute poverty, chairman of the regional government announced Tuesday.

  • Environment January 8, 2020

    Government targets intrusions of Yangtze shorelines

    The authority that manages the Yangtze River plans to put prices on shoreline use and enhance law enforcement to end illegal intrusions into the country's longest watercourse.

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