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Xi calls for a more open economy

China should create a steady, fair and transparent corporate environment and gear up efforts to shape an open economy, President Xi Jinping said.

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Clusters help boost balanced growth

The National Development and Reform Commission said on Tuesday that by the year’s end, it will finish compiling a plan on the development of five interregional city clusters, which analysts said will boost regional economies and contribute to China’s balanced development.

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Forum aids cross-Straits cooperation

China’s top political adviser Yu Zhengsheng has stressed the mainland’s commitment to promoting people-to-people exchanges as well as economic and social development across the Taiwan Straits despite setbacks during the past year.

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Greenwich, Connecticut, Hangzhou now ‘sisters’

When China was considering cities to host leaders of the world’s 20 major economies at last year’s G20 Summit, it chose Hangzhou in Zhejiang province. And when Hangzhou was looking for an American city to study in setting up a global financial center for the country’s fledgling hedge fund industry, officials selected Greenwich, Connecticut.

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Xi: Progress must come with stability

China will stick to the basic economic theme of “seeking progress while maintaining stability” this year to achieve healthy development, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday.

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iPhone loses sales crown to Oppo’s R9 in China

Apple Inc’s iPhone last year lost the title of the best-selling smartphone in China for the first time in four years, highlighting the mounting challenges it faces from local smartphone vendors, a new report said.

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