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2010 Sino-US Dialogue
Euro, stocks rally as China reassures investors
The People's Bank of China said a Financial Times report that Beijing was concerned about its euro-zone bond holdings due to the European debt crisis was groundless. The report had driven the euro to a near four-year low on Wednesday and cut short a rally in US stocks.
China to crack down on vegetable hoarding
China's top economic planner urged local governments to step up efforts to strengthen market monitoring and clamp down on speculators who force up the prices of vegetables including green beans and garlic.
Demand for skilled labor set to fuel higher wages
SHANGHAI - Rising demand for skilled workers is set to push up wages in the eastern economic hub of Shanghai and neighboring cities in the Yangtze River Delta region, a survey by a domestic human resource institute has showed.
India's President visits China
Asia's 'double engines' fine tune relationship
Beijing - China and India, dubbed the "double engines" of Asian economic development, are committed to a closer relationship that seeks further political and economic benefits, said the presidents of the two countries on Thursday.
President Hu Jintao and his Indian counterpart Pratibha Patil attended a signing ceremony in Beijing for three bilateral agreements including cooperation on visa application formalities for airline staff.
CCTV - 9
China, India to strengthen bilateral ties
Indian President Pratibha Patil is in China on a state visit, which coincides with the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and India. Both Chinese president Hu Jintao and the Indian president have agreed to further enhance friendly relations between the two countries.
China and India: Partner or competitor?
For more on Sino-India ties, we are now joined by our current affairs commentator, Gregory Yingnien Tsang.
This visit by Indian President Pratibha Patil will no doubt improve bilateral ties between India and China. How do you view the relationship between the two countries? Partner or competitor?
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A boy herds a buffalo after school in Lianhua village, Chengtuan township of Liujiang county in South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region
Truck Maker Foton Rides the Knock-Down Road
The Wall Street Journal China RealTime Report
The Property Price Guessing Game
The Beijing Times reported that the Chinese banking regulator’s Beijing branch has just completed a so-called stress test on the impact of falling property prices on local lenders. The finding is that a 20%-30% drop in prices would trigger a deterioration in loan quality while a 50% decline is simply unbearable for banks.
China Denies Reviewing Euro Holdings
BEIJING—China's foreign-exchange regulator, in unusual comments, denied it is reviewing its holdings of euro-zone debt, saying Europe will remain one of the key investment markets for China's foreign-exchange reserves of nearly $2.5 trillion, the world's biggest, despite the euro-zone debt crisis.
Re-Sourcing China's Resources
There's a reason for all those grins you may be seeing in China's resource industry these days. Beijing has built a resources strategy on the premise that the market is a fickle supplier and the best way to ensure the world's fastest-growing economy gets the resources it needs is to secure its own supply chain from the earth's crust on up. Wouldn't you know, the capitalist West now is giving China reason to think it was right, superficially at least. And China happens to be perfectly situated to capitalize on it.
Applied Materials Sees Bright Future in China
BEIJING—Applied Materials Inc., the world's biggest supplier of machines that make solar panels and computer chips, said China remains a bright spot for the company, even as parts of Europe remain difficult.
The New York Times
U.S. Stands With an Ally, Eager for China to Join the Line
SEOUL, South Korea — When Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday declared America’s solidarity with South Korea in its mounting confrontation with North Korea, she had more than a domestic audience in mind: she was also speaking to the Chinese.
China comes to a realisation on Nth Korea
CHINA could be preparing for a radical policy shift to harden its stance against North Korea by accepting the evidence that the isolated Stalinist state sank the South Korean naval corvette the Cheonan, killing 46 sailors.
Asia Times Online
US-China gains are modest, yet vital
By Jing-dong Yuan
MONTEREY, California - Amid major changes in global and regional security and economic environments, the second United States-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (SED) achieved some modest results - even as few were expected.
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