Friday, January 17, 2014
Chinese Netizens spent almost four hours per day online in 2013, according to a report released by the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) yesterday.
Overseas investment into China rebounded last year after declining in 2012, official data showed Thursday, as confidence in the country's growth potential picks up.
Friday, January 10, 2014
China's inflation rate was 2.6 percent in 2013, official data showed Thursday — well below the 3.5 percent target set by the government in the world's second-biggest economy.
The Shanghai Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, PRC (STAO, 海市台灣事務辦攻室) yesterday announced that 18 Taiwanese companies are poised to participate in the city's pilot free trade zone program.
Thursday, January 9, 2014
China's box office takings leaped to US$3.6 billion last year, up 27.5 percent on 2012, as nearly 14 screens were added every day to the world's second-largest film market, state media reported Wednesday.
China's largest online marketplace, Alibaba Group's Taobao, said Wednesday that it would ban the trading of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies from January 14, after a government crackdown on the units.
About 60 percent of Chinese corporate leaders say they cannot do business with Japanese firms because of thorny relations between the two countries, a poll published Wednesday showed.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
China will allow the creation of up to five privately financed banks this year to support economic growth by gradually opening the state-run industry, the country's banking regulator says.
China Telecom (中國電信) announced a couple days ago that it would cut contract prices for its mobile plans, and analysts said that the company's move was taken with the aim of upsetting its competitor China Mobile.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
The central government carried out a series of measures designed to ease their redundancy problem, trying to establish a long-term system to solve it and accelerate industrial upgrading in 2014.