Economic review

Expert: More imports match China's consistent direction

2018-05-21 14:42:00

Increasing imports and promoting trade balance are two goals China has been insisting on in recent years, Zhang Yuyan, director of the Institute of World Economics and Politics under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Full Story

Gov't strengthens control over property market

2018-05-21 14:17:00

The Chinese government reiterated the need for tight control over the property market, proposing six concrete measures to ensure housing is for living in rather than speculation, Securities Times reported Monday. Full Story

Airlines' Q1 profits gain high altitude

2018-05-21 13:26:00

Major airlines in China reported strong first-quarter earnings growth as surging travel demand and yuan appreciation helped offset adverse factors such as rising oil prices, industry insiders said. Full Story

Mobile payment firms eye city transport

2018-05-21 13:17:00

China's mobile payment operators are entering the public transportation sphere with ambitious promotions for their new e-products that promise to change commuters' age-old ways of paying for their city rides. Full Story

AI expert's departure signals turmoil at Baidu

2018-05-21 13:12:00

Domestic internet giant Baidu Inc will face a difficult time in pursuing its artificial intelligence (AI) ambitions after its leading AI expert announced he would step down. Full Story

25 favorite Chinese brands

2018-05-21 10:54:00

The People's Daily app ranked a list of Chinese people's favorite homegrown brands based on online votes from half a million people. Full Story

Golden online era dawns for cloud, big data, AI

2018-05-21 10:37:00

China's digital economy, or D-economy, has entered a "golden era" and has become a new economic growth engine, said an expert from the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, a government think tank. Full Story

D-economy gets Chinese characteristics

2018-05-21 10:28:00

In the "new era", digital economy, or D-economy, with Chinese characteristics is becoming an integral part of real economy, potentially emerging a role model for the rest of the world. Full Story

Shining star of the tech that transforms

2018-05-21 10:18:00

Guizhou province´╝Źoh, what a transformation it has witnessed! Technology can truly transform an economy in a short time indeed. Full Story

China remains world's largest developing country: Russian expert

2018-05-21 10:12:00

China is still the world's largest developing country despite its massive economic and social achievements over the past four decades, a Russian expert has said. Full Story