CHINA'S employment situation "will become more complex and severe," Premier Wen Jiabao said yesterday, as he promised to generate jobs. The government will help small and medium enterprises that employ more than 80 percent of the nation's workforce, he said. The premier made the remarks at a meeting in Beijing's Great Hall of the People [...]
China on Tuesday set up an organizing committee for the legislative body of Sansha, officially beginning the formation of the government of the newly established city in the South China Sea. The committee was set up by the Standing Committee of the Hainan Provincial People's Congress on Tuesday morning in Haikou, capital of China's southernmost [...]
Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into China fell 3 percent in the first half of the year largely due to the lackluster world economy and the country's falling investment in the property sector, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Tuesday. China attracted $59.1 billion in FDI between January and June, while in June alone the [...]
Will a 410 billion yuan government project be enough to finally rid China’s cities of unsafe drinking water? (Beijing) – Hurtling beneath the ground, there are sturdy new subways coursing through every major urban center of China like an electric current of modernity. The country's rapid urbanization in a matter of mere decades has produced [...]
According to Russian media reports, a fishing boat flying a Chinese national flag was shot at by a Russian patrol ship Monday in Russia's exclusive economic zone in the Sea of Japan. The boat and the crew are currently in the custody of Russian authorities. Russia claimed the fishing boat was fishing illegally and trying [...]
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