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Cities need to grow up – not out – to survive, researc...

Urban areas are expected to grow by 80 percent by the end of the next decade, and unless they grow up rather than out, they could be in trouble, according to a new report from the World Resources Inst [more]
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Feb 01, 2019

Banks aim for comeback in retail payments

Wang Hailin, 30, is the typical target of a new offensive by China’s banks. They want his business. Wang, a Shanghai mobile applications developer, lives a virtually cashless lifestyle. Almost all of [more]
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Jan 31, 2019

How our workplaces are tuning into cutting-edge techno...

A digital revolution is sweeping China’s offices. The proliferation of mobile electronic devices such as laptops, smartphones and tablets is supplanting traditional desktops and changing how modern-da [more]
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Jan 29, 2019

China, WTO will start talks on e-commerce rules

China plans to partner with 76 WTO members to initiate negotiations on trade-related aspects of electronic commerce by building on existing WTO agreements, the Ministry of Commerce said. China signed [more]
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Jan 26, 2019

China to become world’s largest retail market in...

China may overtake the U.S. as the world’s biggest retail market this year, according to a report published Wednesday by research firm eMarketer. The report predicted that China’s total re [more]
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Jan 25, 2019

Focus on infrastructural improvements at Davos

Photo taken on Jan. 21, 2019 shows the logo of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. The WEF Annual Meeting will kick off in Davos on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Xu Jinquan) World Economic Forum [more]
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Jan 24, 2019

Li: Nation to expand jobs, incomes

Support for innovation, startups aims to create new growth drivers, premier says Premier Li Keqiang called for more employment opportunities for job seekers, increases in their incomes and better envi [more]
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Jan 18, 2019

PBOC’s 560 bln yuan one-day liquidity injection ...

The People’s Bank of China injected 560 billion yuan (82.7 billion U.S. dollars) worth of liquidity through open market operations into the financial system on Wednesday, the largest one-day liq [more]
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Jan 16, 2019

Li calls to optimize economic regulation

Macroeconomic regulation should be applied, instead of massive stimulus, to withstand the downward pressure and make the Chinese economy run in a reasonable range, Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday at [more]
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Jan 15, 2019

Shanghai spent US$21 billion on infrastructure for 201...

Shanghai started 23 and finished 19 major infrastructure construction projects last year, the Shanghai Housing and Urban-Rural Development Commission said on Friday. Investment in these projects reach [more]
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Jan 12, 2019