• Economy April 19, 2019

    Financial market opening-up to intensify starting from Q2

    China's financial market opening-up is on a steady track, with domestic bond and stock markets set to be further incorporated into global indexes from the second quarter, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange said on Thursday.

  • Economy April 18, 2019

    Chinese economy in good shape in Q1

    The Chinese economy got off to a good start in 2019 as more indicators showed positive signs of stabilization for the first quarter (Q1) of this year.

  • Economy April 17, 2019

    Chinese economy expands 6.4 pct in Q1

    Chinese economy expanded 6.4 percent year on year in the first quarter of this year, official data showed Wednesday.

  • Economy April 17, 2019

    100 SOEs to join 4th round of mixed ownership reform

    China will put over 100 State-owned enterprises into its fourth batch list of mixed-ownership reform for SOEs to better spur innovation and meet market changes, said a senior official from the country's top State assets regulator on Tuesday.

  • Society April 17, 2019

    China releases regulation to improve elderly care services

    The State Council General Office has released a regulation to improve elderly care services and meet the diverse needs of the aged.

  • Economy April 15, 2019

    SMEs to get help with expansion

    hina will bolster support for small and medium-sized enterprises as they expand overseas for raw materials, sales and research and development, an official with the country's industrial regulator said on Friday.

  • Around China April 11, 2019

    Beijing sets sights on further opening

    Beijing will open its financial sector wider to the world in three years, as the city undertakes a major push to deepen reform and opening-up in the service industry, a vice-mayor said on Wednesday.

  • Economy April 10, 2019

    Duty reductions aim to increase consumption

    China's decision to lower tax rates on a range of goods carried or mailed by individuals into the country is part of a new push to boost imports and consumption and to ensure the public sees the benefits of tax cuts, a senior official said on Tuesday.

  • Society April 8, 2019

    China to cut social insurance contributions of businesses by 300 billion yuan

    China expects to slash the social insurance contributions of enterprises by over 300 billion yuan (about US$44.6 billion) this year, an official said on April 4.

  • Around China April 3, 2019

    Smart society key to growth, says cyberspace official

    More work is required to build a digital China and a smart society, which will inject strong impetus into the country's economic growth, said a senior government official.

  • Sci-Tech April 2, 2019

    China to hold second summit on digital development in May

    China will hold the second summit on digital development from May 6 to 8 in Fuzhou, capital of Fujian Province, according to a State Council Information Office press conference held Tuesday.

  • Press Conference April 2, 2019

    SCIO briefing on fentanyl-related substances control

    The State Council Information Office of China held a press conference on fentanyl-related substances control on April 1.

  • Society March 29, 2019

    China to improve transport efficiency, reduce logistics costs

    China will unveil various measures to improve transport efficiency and lower logistics costs, according to a spokesperson for the transport ministry.

  • Economy March 28, 2019

    Authorities pledge to fully implement tax benefits

    Chinese authorities have vowed to take concrete measures to fully implement tax cut plans this year to ensure that tax burdens of all industries will be reduced.

  • Around China March 28, 2019

    SCIO briefing on democratic reform in Tibet

    The State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China (SCIO) held a press conference on Wednesday morning to present a white paper titled "Democratic Reform in Tibet - Sixty Years On".

  • Around China March 28, 2019

    Tibet records major rights progress

    Besides social and economic development, the human rights situation in the Tibet autonomous region has also been significantly improved since democratic reform took place there in 1959, a senior official said on Wednesday.

  • Society March 27, 2019

    257,000 administrative review cases handled in China in 2018

    Chinese authorities handled a total of 257,000 administrative review cases in 2018, and 224,000 have been settled, a justice official said Tuesday.

  • Policy March 26, 2019

    Immovable property registration to be finalized within 5 working days

    Wang Guanghua, vice minister of natural resources, addressed a policy briefing on a circular about reducing the time frame of immovable property registration on March 25.

  • Environment March 22, 2019

    China on track to cap water usage below 670B cubic meters by 2020

    China is set to achieve its target of keeping annual water consumption below 670 billion cubic meters by 2020, a senior official said Friday.

  • 2019 NPC & CPPCC March 20, 2019

    Government Work Report amended to reflect future goals

    The Government Work Report, which was approved by the National People's Congress on Friday, sets new goals for improving livelihoods and tightening pollution controls based on proposals and suggestions from NPC deputies and political advisers, a research official said.

  • Culture March 20, 2019

    Protection of revolutionary relics boosted

    First county-specific conservation list released to preserve heritage for young.

  • Economy March 15, 2019

    Chinese economy kicks off 2019 on a stable note

    The beginning of 2019 offered fresh evidence of a stabilizing Chinese economy with economic data for the first two months showing resilience and progress.

  • 2019 NPC & CPPCC March 6, 2019

    Stakeholders give report high marks

    The Government Work Report, delivered by Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday, received high marks from national lawmakers and netizens, a senior official said.

  • Around China March 4, 2019

    Rural areas to benefit from expansion of e-commerce

    China is committed to expanding e-commerce in rural areas to promote agricultural products and increase farmers' incomes, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said.

  • Around China March 1, 2019

    SCIO briefing on the outline development plan for Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

    The State Council Information Office of China held a press conference to brief the media about the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area on Feb. 28.

  • Around China March 1, 2019

    China strengthens regional cooperation in Greater Bay Area

    China has made substantial progress in integrating the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area into a vibrant world-class city cluster, officials said Thursday.

  • Society March 1, 2019

    SCIO briefing on high-quality transport development

    The State Council Information Office of China held a briefing Thursday morning to explain planning and progress of supply-side structural reform and the development of high-quality transport.

  • 2019 NPC & CPPCC February 28, 2019

    Government handles suggestions efficiently

    State Council departments handled 6,319 suggestions by national legislators and 3,863 proposals by national political advisers last year, during which targeted policies were promulgated to promote high-quality development and improve people's livelihoods, high-ranking officials said.

  • Economy February 28, 2019

    New tech board gets ready for launch

    The preparation work for China's groundbreaking science and technology innovation board is in full swing, with more supporting measures in the pipeline and detailed rules to be announced soon, China's securities watchdog and the Shanghai bourse said on Wednesday.

  • Economy February 27, 2019

    Bankers say NPLs are sector's top risk

    More than 60 percent of Chinese bankers highlighted concentrated outbreaks of nonperforming loans as the top risk facing the banking sector, and 52 percent of the bankers said they would pay close attention to risks associated with local government debt, according to a latest survey.

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