China’s top leaders on Thursday pointed out difficulties and challenges facing the country, saying macro policies should be stabilized and control over micro segments loosened with better social security measures. The message by the top decision-making body of the Communist Party of China (CPC) came at a special session held Thursday morning by the Standing [...]
CHINESE researchers have confirmed poultry as a source of H7N9 flu among humans but said they have not found any evidence of person-to-person transmission. A report in The Lancet, a medical journal, yesterday said a probe into four cases of human H7N9 influenza in China’s eastern Zhejiang Province showed that all the patients had been [...]
Monitoring and prevention efforts will be stepped up as secondary geological events overlapping with the flood season present a tremendous challenge for disaster relief operations in Sichuan province’s quake-hit areas, said a senior official of the provincial government on Thursday. Probe teams have discovered more than 1,900 high-risk spots in Lushan and Baoxing counties, Zhong [...]
China Auto Rental Holdings Inc. (CAR), the largest car rental company in the country, recently eased into the fast lane. CAR, which accounts for 70 percent of the car rental business by market share, said on April 16 it signed a deal with Hertz Corp., a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings Inc., the second-largest U.S. [...]
China saw outstanding real estate loans accelerate as of the end of March from three months earlier while industrial lending slowed, official data showed Wednesday. By the end of last month, financial institutions in China had lent 12.98 trillion yuan (2.08 trillion U.S. dollars) to the property sector, up 16.4 percent year on year, according [...]
China’s state-owned asset regulator announced growth targets for centrally-administered state companies after a weaker-than-expected first quarter performance was reported. Jiang Jiemin, the newly appointed chairman of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC), said at a recent conference that securing stable growth is at the top of the central government’s agenda this year. Jiang [...]
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