Lu’s comment followed US Treasury Secretary Steven Mn

nuchin’s comments on Wednesday that he is hopeful that both countries can “go back to the table”. Lu told a Foreign Ministry news briefing that China has reiterated that it s door is always open, but negotiations must be meaningful and conducted with sincerity. “A mutually beneficial deal must be based on mutual respect, equality … Read moreLu’s comment followed US Treasury Secretary Steven Mn

There are signs that the central government will not cha

ange its resolution to control house prices, Zhang said, adding that in the future the real estate market will continue to crack down on speculation. On May 11, Suzhou tightened housing policies further, China Daily ea rlier reported. The down payment ratio for a family’s first home purchase has been rais ed from 20 percent … Read moreThere are signs that the central government will not cha

China’s consumer inflation quickens tosumer price ind

China’s consumer price index (CPI), the main gauge of inflation, gr ew 2.5 percent year-on-year in April, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Thursday. The reading, in line with market expectations, accelerated from the 2.3 percent gain in March and 1.5 percent in Febru ary. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 … Read moreChina’s consumer inflation quickens tosumer price ind

All of this has inspired confidence that the Chinese eco

Chinese economy can reach its indicative growth target of 6-6.5 percent in 2019. Lower growth rate may mean more room for adjustment Most Chinese economists seem quite comfortable with this targeted range. One explanati on is that China’s potential growth rate is 6-6.5 percent, and a target should be set accordingly. Another is that a … Read moreAll of this has inspired confidence that the Chinese eco

plemented more favorable visa policies for Chinese student

he said. The report also found that studying overseas is no longer limited to wealthy fam ilies, and the number of students from middle-class families studying overseas keeps growing. According to the survey on parents’ professional backgrounds, most parents whose children prefer studying overseas hold o rdinary positions at work, accounting for 43 percent of … Read moreplemented more favorable visa policies for Chinese student

The two sides can help jointly find solutions to glob

 and bilateral issues despite remaining difficulties in bilateral relations, he said. The thawing of ties between China and Japan was marked by Li’s visit to the country in May, the first by a Chinese premier in eight years, and the visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to China in October. The economic dialogue between … Read moreThe two sides can help jointly find solutions to glob

But despite being forced to work overtime without ge

tting due remuneration, very few employees use the Labor Law to defend their rights, because it is not easy for them to seek legal redress for their grievan ces. For example, workers spend a lot of time and money to furnish effective proof that they were asked to work a nd indeed worked overtime. By … Read moreBut despite being forced to work overtime without ge

After making a couple of reconciliatory gestures, suc

ch as freezing nuclear and missile tests and demolishing some test sites, Pyongyang want s something in return. Which is not unreasonable, but so far has not been forthcoming. Washington should not anticipate Pyongyang denuclearizing in a wholesale, one-off mann er. After all, its nuclear missile programs are the sole bargaining chip it has in … Read moreAfter making a couple of reconciliatory gestures, suc

Li said the common interests of China and the EU far out

 outweigh their differences, and expanding their common interests will help narrow those differ ences. Li spoke at a joint news conference with Tusk and Juncker after the meeting. The two sides will continue to strengthen synergies between the EU strategy on Connecting Europe and Asia, the EU’s Trans-E uropean Transport Networks and the China-proposed Belt … Read moreLi said the common interests of China and the EU far out

nd Turkey, disruptions to the auto sector occurre

rred in Germany, and financial tightening in larger adva nced economies have all contributed to a “significantly wea kened global expansion”, said IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath. “With this weakness expected to persist into the first half of 2019, o ur new World Economic Outlook projects a slowdown in g rowth in 2019 for 70 … Read morend Turkey, disruptions to the auto sector occurre