"China is a big country. Beijing is small. Even if Beijing's investment in infrastructure drops sharply after the Games, it would not have a significant impact on the whole economy."
The recent fall of international oil prices has lent credence to optimism about China's expectations on eased inflationary pressure.
If the grandeur that is New York - or Hong Kong - wasn't built in a day, how about within 50 years?
How will Beijing Olympics benefit China? How will the Chinese see the coming sports event other than as a world athletic contest?
China's lottery market has lacked regulatoins. The government has relied solely on temporary administrative tools, which critics say has resulted in frauds and malpractices.
Surging international grain prices and rising global inflation have placed the global spotlight on Chinese grain production, an industry that caters for 1.3 billion people.
China has only raised the prices of gasoline and diesel by as much as 18 percent, in an effort to keep them artificially low.
As China's economic growth slowed to 10.4% in the first half, people have been increasingly concerned about the country's economic prospects.
As China's economic growth slowed to 10.4% in the first half this year, people have been increasingly concerned about the country's economic prospects.
Chinese consumers commonly regard Carrefour's launch of its first China hypermarket in Beijing in 1995 as the debut of foreign retail chain firms in the nation.
A courtyard house next to Beihai Park that was once part of a Qing dynasty palace is being advertised online for 420 million yuan and attracting the interest of State-owned enterprises.