Tagged: Beijing

Obama hails Dalai Lama as 'good friend'

By AFP President Barack Obama has hailed the Dalai Lama as a “good friend” during a symbolic first public encounter between the two men that is sure to enrage Beijing. The government-published China Daily...

China business news digest

By Staff Reporter Internet data consumption continued to expand at a rapid rate last year, with average household mobile data usage expanding by almost 50 per cent to reach 200 million a month, according...

Beijing to enforce real-name use online

By Dow Jones newswires The new rules apply to users of blogs, microblogs, instant messaging services, online discussion forums, news comment sections and other related services, said the Cyberspace Administration of China, the country’s...

Beijing ramps up tax collection

By Peter Cai Along with Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz, Alan also founded Business Spectator, the popular business news and commentary website. Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many...

China business news digest

By Staff Reporter The Chairman of China’s largest property developer Vanke, Wang Shi, says the company needs to shift 15 to 20 per cent of its total investment abroad to diversify its risk from...

China looks to boost local govt funds

By Dow Jones newswires China‘s State Council, or cabinet, said that it would look for ways to boost funds for local governments through financial transfers from Beijing as local authorities struggle to fund public...

Macau casino revenue hit by China slowdown

By AP Wealthy mainland Chinese patrons have powered Macau‘s casino growth but they started staying away last year as the economy sputtered and Beijing‘s massive corruption crackdown forced many to rein in lavish spending....

China expected to set 2015 growth target at 'around 7 percent'

By Staff Reporter China plans to cut its growth target to around 7 per cent reports Reuters citing sources with knowledge of a recent high-level economic meeting in Beijing. According to the report, the new growth...