From the Expats

"It is very reassuring to learn that the government of China has set a target of 7.5 percent GDP growth while trying to keep inflation at a manageable level. It will not only maintain China's prosperity, but also help spur the regional and global economy, which Indonesia can benefit from."

Making predictions is always a hazardous game, particularly on matters that relate to the economic health of a nation, considering that there are many hidden bumps.

Chinese cultural tourism, particularly to less accessible places, is as fascinating as any we have encountered.

Given that environmental issues are expected to be hot topics at the upcoming two sessions, one can only hope they will be taken seriously.

Top China expert Kenneth Lieberthal believes the country's leadership change in the past few months and the upcoming National People's Congress provide a great opportunity to improve Sino-US relations.

Contrary to the notion that China is an enemy of the Internet, and vice versa, there is increasing evidence that Chinese netizens, the largest online community in the world, and the government alike, are embracing the Internet in a lasting and constructive way.

The fastest-growing Internet platform is the micro blog, or weibo, a medium for posting, reposting and commenting on short messages.

So it's time China built a health service and education system on the principles of socialism with Chinese characteristics to make concrete progress toward a xiaokang society.

Domestic consumption. Two grim words that to those unfamiliar with the business pages sound like something a waif-like English lady died from prematurely in the 18th century.

Education is a subject close to my heart. As the father of a 7-year-old boy, I have gained firsthand experience of the progress made in China's education system and the challenges facing it.

Foreign experts and officials said the scientific outlook on development is not only important to China's future development, but exemplary for other developing nations.

What path will economy take

2012-11-12 08:00

Nonetheless, the new leadership may possibly outline a more ambitious and comprehensive approach to economic restructuring and rebalancing.

Dream to travel with ease

2012-11-12 07:52

Nearly two years into my move to China, I can say with conviction that if I had to do it all over again, I would do one thing differently: buy a bicycle as soon as I arrived.

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