Monthly Archives: May 2016

Xi, Li see science as key to future

To push for the nation’s economic transition and industrial upgrading, Chinese leaders pledged on Monday greater commitment to the research and application of science and technology.

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China ‘to press US’ on sea issues

Beijing will pressure Washington over maritime issues during the upcoming annual Strategic and Economic Dialogue, as the United States’ increasing military presence in the South China Sea is among China’s major concerns.

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Room seen for Disney, Wanda on mainland

Walt Disney Co will have Mickey Mouse and all its entertainment and marketing assets in China when the American amusement pioneer opens its $5.5-billion Shanghai Disney Resort next month. But Wang Jianlin won’t be there with a “Welcome” sign.

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Many second pregnancies not planned

About 40 percent of Beijing families that have or were going to have a second child said they did not plan for it to happen, a new survey found.

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SOE reform momentum to set tone for A-share market

When investors place their bets in the A-share market this week, one of the key factors they would weigh is the progress of the reform and restructuring of the country’s loss-making State-owned enterprises, analysts said.

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Industrial transformation continues apace

Officials in Tianjin said they expect high-end, modern manufacturing to account for 70 percent of output at the city’s flagship industrial region, the Tianjin Binhai New Area, by 2020.

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