China unveils plan to build Hainan into free trade zoneChina unveils plan to build Hainan into free trade zoneThe State Council, China's cabinet, on Tuesday unveiled a detailed plan to build the country's southern island province of Hainan into a free trade zone (FTZ), in its latest move to open up the economy to the outside world.

Chinese President Xi Jinping set to visit Guangdong to boost confidence in economic modelChinese President Xi Jinping set to visit Guangdong to boost confidence in economic modelChinese President Xi Jinping will soon embark on what he hopes will be a confidence-boosting tour of Guangdong province, according to sou…

Govt vows to protect medical workers amid rising doctor-patient disputesGovt vows to protect medical workers amid rising doctor-patient disputesSome 28 Chinese government agencies including the National Development and Reform Commission, People's Bank of China, and National Health…

Price cuts by property developers leads to angry protests by existing homeownersPrice cuts by property developers leads to angry protests by existing homeownersChina's property developers usually count on September and October to be their "gold and silver" months for new home sales, but this year…

College student forcefully sent to mental institution sues school, hospitalCollege student forcefully sent to mental institution sues school, hospitalAn unruly college student was forcefully sent to a psychiatric hospital for 134 days after his teachers complained that the student had m…

China includes 17 anti-cancer drugs in national health insurance listChina includes 17 anti-cancer drugs in national health insurance listChina has included 17 life-saving anti-cancer drugs in its national health insurance system after negotiations on drastic cuts in their p…

China’s middle class spend less as they scrimp and save for their children’s educationChina’s middle class spend less as they scrimp and save for their children’s educationChina’s middle class is something of a mythical entity, with wide-ranging estimates of its size and economic power. Optimists believe a …