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  • China's summer railway passengers set record

    China's summer railway passengers set record

    More than 463 million passengers traveled by train during July and August, up by 14.2% from last summer and setting a record high, according to the China Railway Corporation.High-speed rail carried ...

  • Manufacturing activity moderates in China in August

    Manufacturing activity moderates in China in August

    Growth in China's manufacturing sector slightly moderated in August, pointing to subdued momentum in the economic recovery, according to new data released Monday.The purchasing managers' index (PMI) ...

  • Taiwan's technical consumer goods market dips 8.3% in Q2: GfK

    The technical consumer goods market remained in a downward trend during the second quarter of 2014, despite growth in three sectors, according to German market research and advisory firm GfK Group.In ...

  • China's external debt hits RMB5.44tn

    China's external debt hits RMB5.44tn

    China's outstanding foreign debt hit 5.44 trillion yuan (US$891.4 billion) by the end of March, the country's forex regulator said on Thursday.The figure is about 3.3%, or 175.1 billion (US$28.2 ...

  • 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 ...

Who's Who

  • Chang Wanquan (常萬全)

    Chang Wanquan (常萬全)

    Chang Wanquan is China's defense minister and director of the PLA General Armaments Department.Born: 1949Birthplace: Nanyang, Henan ProvinceCountry ...