Economic review

Nation vies to lead in adopting blockchain technology

2018-05-22 08:12:00

China is likely to take the lead in adopting blockchain ― a type of technology originally developed as a digitized public ledger for cryptocurrency transactions ― in the real economy, an industry white paper says. Full Story

China sees steady employment growth in 2017

2018-05-21 22:42:00

China continued to see a stable growth in employment in 2017, official data showed Monday. Full Story

U.S. stocks open higher amid eased trade tensions

2018-05-21 22:41:00

U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday as investors cheered an easing of trade tensions between China and the United States. Full Story

China-U.S. economic, trade consensuses 'meet interests of the people': vice premier

2018-05-21 22:24:00

The consensuses reached during economic and trade consultations between China and the United States meet the interests of the people of the two countries and whole world, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Monday. Full Story

China to rachet up crackdown on e-commerce click farms, fake sales

2018-05-21 16:38:00

China will increase its crackdown on fraudulent practices in the country's e-commerce sector. Full Story

China reaffirms tight property market regulation stance

2018-05-21 16:27:00

China's top property market watchdog reiterated over the weekend that it will maintain tight regulation of the real estate sector. Full Story

Ascott eyes big China expansion

2018-05-21 16:27:00

Ascott China Co Ltd, a leading serviced residence owner and operator, plans to triple the scale of its serviced apartments in China in the next five years, aiming to own 60,000 apartments by 2023. Full Story

Chinese customers driving growth in connected cars

2018-05-21 16:17:00

The growing demands of Chinese customers for greater connectivity has driven automakers to carry out upgrades on their Chinese models ahead of the rest of the world's major car markets. Full Story

Carrefour opens 'smart store' in Shanghai

2018-05-21 15:46:00

European supermarket giant Carrefour opened a brand new store format in Shanghai on May 20 ― Carrefour Le Marche. Full Story

U.S. telemedicine taps Chinese market

2018-05-21 15:29:00

In the past, seeing a physician and getting medical treatment could mean taking the day off work or traveling long distances to the doctor's office. Full Story