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  • February manufacturing PMI drops to 50.2% in China

    China's purchasing managers' index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector dropped to 50.2% in February, down from 50.5% for January.February continued January's decline with most sub-indices shrinking, ...

  • Growth slows in China's logistics industry for January

    China's logistics sector grew at a slower pace in January compared with a month earlier, according to the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP).The logistics performance index (LPI) for ...

  • Non-manufacturing PMI for December drops in China

    China's non-manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) slipped for the second month on the trot in December, due to a slowdown in the construction and service sectors.The non-manufacturing PMI ...

  • China's mobile phone users hit 1.22 bln

    China's mobile phone users hit 1.22 bln

    The number of Chinese mobile phone users hit 1.22 billion at the end of October, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said on Thursday.Among them, 67.19% or 817 million mobile phone ...

  • Foreign-funded companies in China rise to 440,900 in September

    The number of foreign-funded companies in China rose 0.24% from a month earlier to 440,900 by the end of September, according to official data released on Saturday.Total registered capital of ...

  • Number of China's sister cities exceeds 2,000 worldwide

    China has established sister-city relations with 2,022 cities or states in 131 countries worldwide, the overseas edition of People's Daily reported on Monday."Sister cities have become a major ...

  • 1.6 lawyers per 10,000 people in China

    There are 1.6 lawyers on average for every 10,000 people in China, with Beijing having the most lawyers per capita and Tibet the least, according to an industry report.The ratio of lawyers per 10,000 ...

  • Epilepsy often untreated in China, says head of support group

    China has an estimated 9 million people with epilepsy and fewer than 30% of them have received appropriate medical treatment, according to Li Shizhuo, president of the China Association Against ...

  • China's banking assets top US$23tn by June

    Total assets in China's banking industry hit 144.2 trillion yuan (US$23.26 trillion) by the end of June, up 13.78% from one year earlier, the China Banking Regulatory Commission said on Wednesday.The ...

  • 6,007 probed in China for duty dereliction in H1

    In the first half of 2013, prosecutorial agencies across China investigated 6,007 functionaries on suspicion of dereliction of duty and rights infringement, new data has showed.Prosecutors ...

Who's Who

  • Liu Weiping (劉偉平)

    Liu Weiping (劉偉平)

    Liu Weiping is the governor and deputy Communist Party secretary of Gansu province. Born: May 1953Birthplace: Helongjiang provinceEducation: BA in ...