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  • 245 million people: One in six in China is a migrant

    245 million people: One in six in China is a migrant

    China's migrant population reached 245 million at the end of 2013, making migrants more than one sixth of the nation's total population, a government report said Tuesday.The trend of people moving ...

  • 800,000 couples in China have applied to have second child

    800,000 couples in China have applied to have second child

    The number of couples in China who have applied to have a second child since the only-child policy was relaxed reached nearly 800,000 by the end of September, a family planning official said Tuesday....

  • China's October PPI down 2.2%

    China's producer price index (PPI), which measures inflation at wholesale level, dropped 2.2% year-on-year in October, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday.On a monthly basis, the PPI ...

  • China's inflation up 1.6% in October

    China's consumer price index, a main gauge of inflation, grew 1.6% year on year in October, the National Bureau of Statistics said Monday. The growth was the same with that of September, which was ...

  • Over 730,000 people in community correction in China

    A total of 731,000 people in China are currently serving community-based correction sentences, Justice vice minister Zhang Sujun said Wednesday.Zhang told reporters at a press conference that since ...

  • China's phone users reach 1.53bn

    China's phone users reach 1.53bn

    China's phone users numbered 1.53 billion at the end of September, including 1.27 billion mobile phone users, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said on Wednesday.Mobile broadband ...

  • China Jan-Sept gold consumption plunges 21.4%

    China's gold consumption tumbled 21.42% year on year to 754.82 tonnes in the nine months ending in September, industry data shows.The plunge was mainly attributed to a drop in consumption of gold ...

  • 9-month low for China's non-manufacturing PMI

    Activity in China's service sectors continued to moderate in October, with the purchasing managers' index (PMI) for the non-manufacturing sector sliding to its lowest print since January, an official ...

  • China's September industrial profits up 0.4%

    Chinese industrial business profits hit 563.39 billion yuan (US$92.36 billion) in September, up 0.4% year on year, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday.Profits decreased 0.6% in August ...

  • October manufacturing activity in China at three-month high: HSBC

    Chinese manufacturers continued to see operating conditions improve in October, as a key index measuring factory activity rose to three-month high.The HSBC/Markit flash China manufacturing purchasing ...

Who's Who

  • Lu Chun (盧純)

    Lu Chun (盧純)

    Lu Chun is president of the China Three Gorges Corp.Born in 1955, Lu is from Xinyang in Henan province and holds a doctorate degree in management ...