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Inflation on the way, but slowly: expert

[2009-11-20 15:54]

Inflation would come as expected, but it won't be very serious within the next 12 months given the overcapacity of the manufacturing sectors, an experienced economist said Friday.

China's tourism in the eyes of foreign guests

[2009-11-20 15:23]

China's tourism contributs not only to the country's openness, but also to the economic development.

China expects positive outcome in Copenhagen

[2009-11-20 14:45]

Chinese UN ambassador said here on Thursday that China hopes to see positive outcome from the upcoming UN Conference on Climate Change scheduled for December 7 in Copenhagen.

Low rates may hinder financing: PBOC governor

[2009-11-20 11:15]

Low interest rates would discourage financial institutions from providing adequate financing to the real economy, Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China (PBOC) said Friday.

Canberra: Revived China FTA talks 'pleasing'

[2009-11-20 11:13]

Australia's breakthrough with China on another round of negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) after a 12 month lag is "very pleasing", Trade Minister Simon Crean said on Friday.

China-EU relations will benefit from Lisbon Treaty: Experts

[2009-11-20 10:02]

As Europe's heads of state negotiated into the night to choose new collective leadership under the recently enacted Lisbon Treaty, China experts said implementing the treaty would have a positive effect on the Sino-European strategic partnership.

Net's role in fighting corruption praised

[2009-11-20 08:08]

China's anti-corruption chief He Guoqiang yesterday urged authorities to utilize the public's online comments and postings in the country's ongoing attempt to fight corruption.

Changes in laws will help protect wages: Trade unions

[2009-11-20 08:08]

All-China Federation of Trade Unions, China's semi-official umbrella for workers, urges legislators to revise laws to guarantee that Chinese workers are paid for their work, and that employers who do not pay face harsher penalties.

Crackdown launched on cell phone porn

[2009-11-20 08:07]

China Mobile, the country's largest wireless carrier, is coming under pressure to shut off access to pornography through its cell phone network.

Heavy power users to pay more

[2009-11-20 07:44]

China is raising the retail cost of electricity today by 0.028 yuan (0.4 cents) per kWh.

Team anti-piracy fight urged

[2009-11-20 07:43]

China renewed a call yesterday for a cooperative international effort against Somali piracy by defining patrol areas in the Horn of Africa.

Top official visits as Japan refocuses

[2009-11-20 07:43]

Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi made his anticipated visit to Japan yesterday at a crucial juncture for the Japanese government as it shifts political focus to Asian countries.

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