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  • Chinese SOEs see slower profit growth

    Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) saw their profits grow at a slower pace in the first 11 months of 2014, latest data showed.Combined profits of SOEs rose 4.5% year on year to 2.24 trillion yuan ...

  • Growth slows in China's software, IT sectors

    Growth slows in China's software, IT sectors

    Both revenue and profit of China's software and information technology sector slowed in the first 11 months of this year, new data showed Sunday.The sector generated around 3.3 trillion yuan (US$539 ...

  • China revises size of 2013 GDP up by 3.4%

    China revised its 2013 economic data, adding 3.4% for a final total of 58.8 trillion yuan (US$9.6 trillion). The upward revision, based on more comprehensive data on the manufacturing and service ...

  • Small businesses make up 95.6% of Chinese firms

    China had 7.85 million small and micro-sized businesses as of the end of 2013 in the industrial and tertiary sectors, accounting for 95.6% of the total, official data showed on Tuesday.Employees at ...

  • Rural commercial banks see increase in China

    Rural commercial banks see increase in China

    There were 659 rural commercial banks registered across China by September, with combined assets surpassing 10 trillion yuan (US$1.64 trillion), a top industry watchdog said on Monday.The number of ...

  • China's November power consumption grows 3.3%

    China's November power consumption grows 3.3%

    China's consumption of electricity grew 3.3% year on year in November, reaching 463 billion kilowatt hours (kwh), the country's National Energy Administration announced on Monday.The figure brought ...

  • 92 million people officially living in poverty in China

    China has identified 128,000 impoverished villages and 92 million people living in poverty, said a senior poverty alleviation official on Saturday.According to Liu Yongfu, head of the State Council ...

  • 2015 will see 7.5m college grads in China

    2015 will see 7.5m college grads in China

    China will have an estimated 7.5 million college graduates in 2015, a year-on-year increase of 3%, according to the country's Ministry of Education.The figure was revealed Thursday at a meeting on ...

  • Bank of China forecasts 7.2% GDP growth for 2015

    Bank of China forecasts 7.2% GDP growth for 2015

    Bank of China predicted in a report on Tuesday that China's GDP will expand by around 7.2% in 2015, lower than the target set for this year.It is one of few public predictions made by a major state ...

  • Half a million people living with HIV/AIDS in China

    Half a million people living with HIV/AIDS in China

    The number of people living with HIV/AIDS in China hit 497,000 by the end of October, with 154,000 deaths, according to latest official figures.Highlighting an obvious increase in the number of HIV ...

Who's Who

  • Lin Jianhua (林建華)

    Lin Jianhua (林建華)

    Lin Jianhua is the president of Zhejiang University, an expert in chemistry and education. Born in 1955, Lin is a native of Gaomi in Shandong ...