• Economy December 26, 2018

    Reform and opening-up sees market entity surge in China

    The reform and opening-up has unleashed market vitality in China, with the number of its market entities rocketing during the past 40 years.

  • Society December 25, 2018

    New app to help taxpayers get additional deductions

    A new personal income tax app, developed by the State Administration of Taxation, will be up and running next week to help taxpayers receive additional deductions, after a new rule was introduced over the weekend, high-ranking officials said.

  • Environment December 25, 2018

    Tree coverage takes big strides in north

    China's efforts to fight desertification in northern China have made major strides over the past 40 years, but challenges remain, according to an evaluation report by the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

  • Economy December 24, 2018

    China's sports industry to get huge boost by 2025

    China aims to triple the value of its professional sports industry to 2 trillion yuan (US$290 billion) by 2025, while the country strives to build 100 prestigious sporting events and 100 domestic brands with independent intellectual property rights.

  • Policy December 21, 2018

    Validity to be reviewed before regulations take effect

    A new mechanism will be established to review the legal validity of government regulatory documents before their implementation, high-ranking officials said.

  • Society December 20, 2018

    Agriculture sector mechanization rate exceeds 66 pct. in China

    China has seen an outstanding shift in way of farming with the mechanization rate in the agriculture sector exceeding 66 percent in 2017, an official with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said Wednesday.

  • Around China December 17, 2018

    Hainan rises to FTZ challenge

    Hainan province vows to vigorously pursue the construction of a free trade zone and implement new policies designed to improve the business environment and ease trade, a provincial official said on Friday.

  • Society December 14, 2018

    China's employment situation better than expected

    A senior official said Friday that China's employment situation was better than expected, with a lower unemployment rate and rising job creation in November.

  • Economy December 14, 2018

    China's industrial output up 5.4 pct. in November

    China's value-added industrial output, an important economic indicator, expanded 5.4 percent year on year in November, official data showed Friday.

  • Environment December 14, 2018

    China's stony deserts shrink at faster pace

    China's stony desert areas shrank at a faster pace during the past few years thanks to government emphasis on environmental protection.

  • Around China December 14, 2018

    Number living in poverty cut by 85 pct. in 6 years

    By the end of this year, the number of Chinese grappling with extreme poverty will total about 15 million - a dramatic 85 percent drop from nearly 100 million just six years ago, the country's anti-poverty chief said on Thursday.

  • Around China December 7, 2018

    Majority of water conservation projects to be launched by 2020

    The Ministry of Water Resources on Thursday said that efforts will be made to ensure almost all China's 172 water conservation projects will be launched by 2020.

  • Environment November 27, 2018

    China calls on G20 to discuss climate change

    China called on countries to use the upcoming 2018 G20 Buenos Aires Summit to tackle climate change issues and reaffirm the commitment to the landmark Paris climate accord, according to Xie Zhenhua, China's special representative on climate change affairs.

  • Environment November 27, 2018

    SCIO briefing on China's Policies and Actions for Addressing Climate Change (2018)

    The State Council Information Office (SCIO) held a briefing on Monday morning to introduce China's Policies and Actions for Addressing Climate Change (2018).

  • Policy November 26, 2018

    Pilot FTZs get support to innovate

    China will increase support for reform and innovation at its pilot free trade zones with measures unveiled on Nov. 23 to improve the investment environment and trade facilitation.

  • Economy November 22, 2018

    Entrepreneurs bullish on private sector

    Top entrepreneurs from China are bullish on the future of private businesses with the country's reform and opening-up, and said they will further boost innovation to enhance economic growth.

  • Economy November 19, 2018

    Antitrust officials: All firms treated equally

    China's top antitrust authority will continue treating foreign and domestic companies equally, as it is on the way to completing a sweeping institutional reform, senior officials said on Friday.

  • Belt & Road November 16, 2018

    Foreign businesses see Belt and Road as development opportunity

    The Belt and Road Initiative has brought concrete benefits to both Chinese and foreign businesses, said a number of company executives.

  • Economy November 15, 2018

    China's investment, industrial output growth quickens, consumption growth slows

    China's fixed-asset investment and industrial production both rose at a faster pace in October, but consumption increase slowed, data showed Wednesday.

  • Policy November 14, 2018

    Regulation of patent agents to improve services

    Patent agents will be ordered to cease doing business and pay fines if it's found that they are working without a license, under a newly revised regulation.

  • Economy November 12, 2018

    Business environment will be refined

    China will continue to refine its business environment with more measures to be rolled out to cut red tape and facilitate investment, government officials said on Nov. 9.

  • Policy November 5, 2018

    Regulation issued to manage boundaries

    The State Council, China's Cabinet, released a regulation on the management of administrative divisions on Nov. 1.

  • Around China November 2, 2018

    In switch to greener mode, Guangxi sees prosperity

    The Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region has switched its development mode from resource-consuming to environmentally friendly, according to a senior official.

  • Economy October 31, 2018

    Lenders urged to support smaller businesses

    Regulatory authorities have urged banking and insurance institutions to proactively come out with more steps to provide increased financial support for private companies, especially small and micro enterprises.

  • Economy October 29, 2018

    PBOC policy to continue prudent path

    The central bank will continue to adopt macro-prudential measures to stabilize expectations in the foreign exchange market and keep the yuan at a reasonable, equilibrium level, a deputy governor said on Oct 26.

  • Sci-Tech October 25, 2018

    Geospatial forum to help with technology innovation

    The first United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress will be held in Deqing, Zhejiang province, from Nov. 19 to 21, the Ministry of Natural Resources said on Wednesday.

  • Economy October 24, 2018

    Manufacturing sector investment up 8.7 percent

    China's investment in manufacturing grew 8.7 percent year-on-year in the first three quarters of 2018, signaling that corporate expectations for the future of the economy are improving despite mounting global trade uncertainties.

  • Economy October 23, 2018

    China says slow auto sales growth to continue as 'new normal'

    A senior official said Tuesday that China's auto sales and production would enter a period of slow growth.

  • Economy October 20, 2018

    China's economy holds steady against headwinds

    China's economy held up well over the past few quarters as strong consumption and steady industrial shift fended off external headwinds, with the stability expected to extend throughout the rest of the year.

  • Around China October 18, 2018

    Fishing to be banned on Yangtze River and tributaries by 2020

    The State Council, China's Cabinet, has issued a guideline to strengthen the protection of aquatic organisms in the Yangtze River that includes a year-round ban on all fishing in the river by 2020.

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