Shanghai is widely considered China’s foremost metropolis and it recently added to that reputation by becoming the nation’s first major area to not set a GDP growth target for 2015.
A faint hope that our air is going to improve in near future is negated by the prediction that air pollution levels have not peaked yet
Recent cases of rowdy behavior of some Chinese travelers on planes have caused sensation among the media and the people.
Preliminary figures show that China’s economy grew 7.4 percent in 2014 from the previous year — its slowest growth in 24 years. As China’s slowdown becomes clear, the country’s leadership is shifting its focus to improving the quality and efficiency of the economy. This is a rational approach since the stability of the world’s second-largest economic power will be crucial to preventing confusion and turbulence in the global economy. Chinese President Xi Jinping should push reforms in earn…
The GASC reportedly admitted that the “perverted obsession with gold medals” was one of the reasons for the violation of national laws and disruption of China’s sports development. As the first step in the aftermath of this investigation, the GASC decided it would no longer use medal rankings to measure success in sports.
Its economy has become the world’s largest but a credit-fuelled construction binge threatens growth.
Women castrating men because of violent behavior or affairs is not unheard of, but an enraged wife took the revenge to a new level by doing it twice to her unlucky husband, sending shivers among many men in China.
While many fans were shocked by the sudden death of the singer, media attention increased and journalists tried to get a slice of the story by any means.
Chinese leaders have been quick to put on a brave face after the ignominy of missing their economic-growth targets for first time since 1998. But while Premier Li Keqiang was telling global leaders in Davos not to worry about the economy, back at home the head of the country’s statistics bureau was rejecting claims China was already the world’s biggest economy.
As the city’s authorities investigate and try to find out what caused the disaster, they have taken heavy-handed measures that might prolong the negative aftereffects.