Asia: Stocks rise as Chinese industrial profits grow
Asian stocks gained as a report showed industrial profits in China grew, in the latest sign that government stimulus efforts are filtering through the world's second largest economy.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
South China Morning Post
China has yet to walk the talk on economic reform
China's economic statistics provoke a lot of debate. This is a bit odd, since Premier Li Keqiang seems to have previously settled the matter.
South China Morning Post
Shanty town revamp not enough to prop up slowing China economy
The redevelopment of shanty towns may involve 600 billion yuan of investment this year, according to one researcher.
Supervision shouldn't pose "hurdles" to small firms: Premier
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has urged government organs to reduce administrative procedures for small firms, stressing supervision should not be a hurdle to small businesses.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Qualcomm Looks to Soften China Antitrust Blow
Chipset giant Qualcomm faces a hefty fine and a cut in royalty fees as the antitrust probe into its China patent licensing reaches its final stage.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
"Great Wall of debt: China set to overtake US", Australia's...
July 24, 2015 - Sydney, Australia - "The China-US sorpasso is looming. I do not mean the much-exaggerated moment when China's GDP will overtake America's GDP - which may not happen in the lifetime of anybody reading this blog post - as China slows to more pedestrian growth rates ", Australia's Alcoveritas CIO Earl Reginald Stevenson told an ... (more)
India in a Changing Asia
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets with India's Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on June 28, 2014 .
News Analysis: Finance may upset China's reform efforts
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has quite a long reform agenda, and allowing easier credit for small business is one of the toughest items on the to-do list.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
China Seen Needing More Stimulus to Meet Growth Goal
China's premier Li Keqiang, coping with a 16.4 percent plunge in new property construction in the first half of this year, is trying to meet the growth target he announced in March without resorting to broad-based stimulus that may exacerbate debt risks.
NCPO backs China bank plan
Thailand is committed to participating in the Chinese-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as a funding source for regional infrastructure megaprojects that would boost economic development.
China's terrifying debt ratiospoised to breeze past US levels
The China-US sorpasso is looming. I do not mean the much-exaggerated moment when China's GDP will overtake AmericaA s GDP--which may not happen in the lifetime of anybody reading this blog post--as China slows to more pedestrian growth rates The sorpasso may instead be the ominous moment when China's debt ratios overtake the arch-debtor itself.
Beijing threw its support behind Athens during a period when the country was going through particularly rough times.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Washington Post
First Mortgage Debt Since Crisis Shows Li Concern: China Credit
China will revive mortgage-backed debt sales this week after a six-year hiatus, as the government extends help to homebuyers in a flagging property market.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
China premier says economic growth of slightly lower than 7.5 percent acceptable
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said economic growth of slightly higher or lower than 7.5 percent this year would be acceptable as long as there was higher employment and wages, the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Thursday.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Concrete reform helps growth: Chinese Premier
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday called for concrete implementation of the cabinet's reform policies to support economic growth.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Global Economics Monthly: July 2014
Bottom Line: China looks on track to meet this year's growth target, but at the cost of delayed reform and growing imbalances.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Asian shares higher as earnings lift Wall Street
Investors are also looking ahead to major economic news with China due to report second quarter GDP on Wednesday.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
The Washington Post
China Targets 30% New Government Vehicles Use Alternative Energy
China is mandating that at least 30 percent of new government vehicles be powered by alternative energy by 2016 in the government's latest salvo to combat pollution and reduce energy dependence.
Ed Royce: Only Tough Sanctions Will Break Iran's Nuke Habit
The only way to stop Iran from giving Hamas the deadly missiles it is firing at Israel now and keeping the Islamic Republic from becoming a nuclear power are tougher sanctions, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce, R.- CA.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
China Voice: Chinese must make "U-turns" for greener lifestyle
The grand 2014 Eco Forum Global Annual Conference will close in Guiyang on Saturday, but many Chinese have barely taken their first step to pursue a greener lifestyle.