• Economy December 26, 2019

    Tax, fee cuts boosting economic growth

    China's tax and fee reduction initiative may boost overall economic growth by 0.8 percentage point this year, and policymakers are saving money to support economic growth through controlling unnecessary expenditures, Finance Minister Liu Kun reported to the country's top legislature on Wednesday.

  • Society December 26, 2019

    China spends US$80B on people in need since 2016

    China's central fiscal allocated 561.8 billion yuan (about US$80 billion) to help people in need from 2016 to 2019, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said in a report on Wednesday.

  • Society December 26, 2019

    Draft tariff law likely to be published soon

    China is likely to publish the draft of the country's first tariff law for public opinion in the near term, experts close to the Ministry of Finance told China Daily on Wednesday.

  • Society December 25, 2019

    Football dreams from village of Wawu

    A once impoverished area in southwestern China's Sichuan province is now a place where local girls aspire to become football players.

  • Economy December 25, 2019

    China secures steady industrial, IT growth for 2019

    China is expected to see steady growth of its industrial and information technology sectors this year, according to a meeting by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

  • Economy December 24, 2019

    Industrial output growth pegged at 5.6%

    Industrial output is forecast to grow about 5.6 percent year-on-year this year, hitting its annual growth target range of 5.5 to 6 percent, despite the growth pressure and global uncertainties, the nation's top industry regulator said on Monday.

  • Society December 24, 2019

    Draft law on export control submitted to China's top legislature

    A draft law on export control was submitted Monday to the bimonthly session of the National People's Congress Standing Committee for deliberation.

  • Economy December 23, 2019

    China to adjust import tariffs for some products starting Jan. 1

    China will adjust import tariffs for a range of products starting Jan. 1, 2020 to promote high-quality development of trade, the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council said Monday.

  • Economy December 23, 2019

    China's private economy to thrive in better business environment

    China will further optimize its business environment to unleash the vitality of private firms and boost fair competition, according to an official document published Sunday.

  • Around China December 20, 2019

    Customs steps up copyright infringement crackdown in central China

    Customs in Zhengzhou, the capital city of central China's Henan Province, said it detained over 3,000 items of goods, suspected of copyright infringement from January to November this year.

  • Around China December 20, 2019

    Over 2,000 earthquake monitor stations to be built in SW China

    A total of 2,003 earthquake monitor stations will be built in southwest China's Sichuan Province by the end of 2020 to provide alarms seconds before the seismic waves arrive, the provincial earthquake administration said Thursday.

  • Economy December 19, 2019

    Lower-tier cities sustain consumption momentum

    Demand for cosmetics and household products, pet, and maternal and infant products witnessed robust growth this year with residents from lower-tier cities and counties leading the purchases and adding new vitality to China's economic growth, a new report said on Tuesday.

  • Around China December 19, 2019

    3 billion trips expected during Spring Festival travel rush

    About 3 billion trips are expected to be made during the world's largest annual human migration — the Spring Festival travel rush, according to the National Development and Reform Commission.

  • Economy December 19, 2019

    AIIB launches first sovereign-backed financing in China

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will invest 500 million U.S. dollars to support a Chinese green project, its first sovereign-backed financing in China.

  • Around China December 19, 2019

    Dunhuang railway starts operation

    A new railway linking Dunhuang city, northwest China's Gansu Province, and Golmud city, northwest China's Qinghai Province, fully opened on Wednesday, according to China Railway.

  • Around China December 18, 2019

    Campus recruitment for Beijing 2022 kicks off

    The Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games on Tuesday opened up applications for 61 job openings in 46 positions to new graduates in 2020.

  • Around China December 18, 2019

    Northwest China turns to more green energy

    Five northwestern Chinese provincial-level regions saw double-digit growth in electricity generation from clean energy this year following heavy investment in green energy to improve the energy mix and reduce pollution.

  • Economy December 18, 2019

    China further alleviates burdens on private companies

    Government departments and large state-owned enterprises have paid over 580 billion yuan (about 82.89 billion U.S. dollars) of debts to private enterprises in the first 11 months of 2019, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

  • Around China December 17, 2019

    Chinese cities report improving air quality in November

    Air quality in Chinese cities improved in November, according to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE).

  • Around China December 16, 2019

    International culture, creativity conference to be held in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia

    An international culture and creativity conference will be held in Hohhot in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region from June 5 to 6, 2020.

  • Society December 16, 2019

    China expected to lift over 10 mln out of poverty in 2019

    China is expected to lift over 10 million people out of poverty by the end of 2019, a senior official said Sunday.

  • Around China December 13, 2019

    Five years on: Water diversion brings lifeline to Beijing

    Five years ago, the central route of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project began feeding water to Beijing and transferring water from the Danjiangkou Reservoir in central China's Hubei province to quench the thirst of dry areas in the north.

  • Society December 12, 2019

    440M train trips expected during 40-day travel rush

    About 440 million trips are expected to be made by rail during the world's largest annual human migration – the Spring Festival travel rush – an 8 percent year-on-year increase, according to the national railway operator.

  • Culture December 11, 2019

    Digital technology brings cultural relics back to life

    "Camera flashes and even the exhaled breath of tourists can damage cultural relics like sculptures and murals. By using VR technology, we provide a lifelike visiting experience and also protect the relics by reducing the number of tourists," said Guo Yue, a staff member with the company.

  • Society December 11, 2019

    Beijing SOEs lift 20,000 out of poverty

    State-owned enterprises (SOEs) under Beijing's administration purchased over 800 million yuan (US$113.67 million) worth of agricultural products and byproducts from 73 nationally designated poor counties in five provinces and autonomous regions this year, lifting over 20,000 people out of poverty.

  • Politics December 11, 2019

    China invites public opinion on gov't work

    An online initiative titled "I Want to Say to Premier" was launched Tuesday by the official website of China's central government (www.gov.cn) and other internet platforms to invite public opinion and suggestions on the government's work.

  • Environment December 11, 2019

    China goes green in power generation

    China took a green path in power generation during the 2014-2018 period, with the continuous expansion of clean energy production, the fourth national economic census showed.

  • Economy December 10, 2019

    China's cybersecurity market to expand 20% in 2019

    China's cybersecurity market is expected to post robust growth of more than 20% in 2019 to over 60 billion yuan (around US$8.5 billion), an official said Monday.

  • Around China December 9, 2019

    Parade held to celebrate 20th anniversary of Macao's return to motherland

    A parade was held in south China's Macao to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its return to the motherland.

  • Economy December 9, 2019

    China's foreign trade expands 2.4% in first 11 months

    China's foreign trade registered steady growth in the first 11 months of 2019 by expanding 2.4% year on year, the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said Sunday.

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