China's economy grows 6.7 percent in 2016China's economy grows 6.7 percent in 2016China's economy grew by 6.7 percent in 2016, compared with 6.9 percent a year earlier, marking its slowest growth in more than a quarter of a century.

Beijing may list smog as a disasterBeijing may list smog as a disasterBeijing's lawmakers are considering listing smog as a meteorological disaster in the drafting of an amendment, but the move has been ques…

China to set date to close ivory factoriesChina to set date to close ivory factoriesChina is set to announce when it will close its legal ivory carving factories, 18 months after pledging to act.

China seeks recognition as market economyChina seeks recognition as market economyChina just marked 15 years since it became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). But on Monday, China launched a complaint at t…

Weibo reacts to Chinese mother’s outcry over school bullyingWeibo reacts to Chinese mother’s outcry over school bullyingA Chinese mother’s article describing how her 10-year-old son was bullied at school went viral on China’s social media recently, igniti…

Medtronic being fined by Chinese regulators tolls the bellMedtronic being fined by Chinese regulators tolls the bellThe Shanghai branch of US-listed medical equipment maker Medtronic was recently handed a fine of 118.5 million yuan ($17 million) for mon…

Education policy fails to fully promote intergenerational mobility: studyEducation policy fails to fully promote intergenerational mobility: studyA Chinese policy adopted in 1999 to give more students access to the country's higher education cannot effectively contribute to raising …