The supply of high-end talent, government investmen

t in culture and education, attractiveness for foreign investment and consumption scale are also indicators under consideration. Shanghai has the highest infrastructure and cultural environment indexes, and the financi al hub’s talent, technological innovation and financing indexes are in the top three of the country. Although Beijing’s soft environment index ranked first among all Chinese … Read moreThe supply of high-end talent, government investmen

Perhaps most notably, the growth rate of women workers wa

s higher than men in new media operators and data analysts among the five professions, illustrating that burgeoning career opportunities and skill requ irements are presenting an unprecedented advantage for women. That’s a change from the past, when women normally had more household duties, especially in the era of universal two-child policy, he said. Lu … Read morePerhaps most notably, the growth rate of women workers wa

Trade agreements can affect the types of goods being

traded and they can redirect trade toward one country, away from others. They cannot directly affect any country’s worldwide current account balance. A count ry that saves less than it invests will have to borrow foreign funds to import foreign goods to make up that difference. There are two ways to reduce the US trade … Read moreTrade agreements can affect the types of goods being

Hospital head removed after 5 infants diern Medical Univers

Investigators criticize lax management, failure to control enterovirus outbreak Liu Ruilin, Party secretary and president of Shunde Hospital of Southern Medical University, has been removed from his positions after five babies died and 14 fell ill during an enterovirus outbreak at the hospital. The five newborns who died had other underlying diseases, such as pneumonia, … Read moreHospital head removed after 5 infants diern Medical Univers

Austrian pianist set to showcase Beethoveno showcase Bee

Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder, one of the best Beethoven interpreters of all time, will perform all five Ludwig van Beethoven’s piano concertos during his upcoming China tour with the German orch estra, Staatskapelle Dresden, which kicks off on May 15 at the Guangzhou Xinghai Concert Hall. He will also perform with the German orchestra in … Read moreAustrian pianist set to showcase Beethoveno showcase Bee

Govt should accelerate tax cuts to invigorate economy, pre

Premier Li Keqiang urged government departments to speed up the implement ation of tax reductions to invigorate the country’s economy, amid rising uncertainties about growth on Friday. Li was speaking with entrepreneurs from the manufacturing, constructio n and service sectors at the Zhongnanhai leadership compound in Beijing. The businesspeople said they have received benefits from … Read moreGovt should accelerate tax cuts to invigorate economy, pre

Nevertheless, it is difficult to separate cyclical elements

and external shocks from the long-term trend and to conclude that China’s potential growth rate really is 6-6.5 percent. Many Chinese economists cite long-term supply-side structural factors-such as demographic agi ng, environmental degradation, and a lack of progress on reform-to argue that China has simply en tered a new stage of development, characterized by significantly … Read moreNevertheless, it is difficult to separate cyclical elements

teps aimed at helping further develop countryside opt

hina will undertake key measures to further integrate the country’s rural and urban areas and encourage the transfer and free flow of people and resources throughout the nation. Measures include relaxing hukou (household registration) barri ers, reforming zoning regulations for rural and residential land, marketing collective land in rural areas for development purposes and increasing … Read moreteps aimed at helping further develop countryside opt

Boosting rural areas will help solve dilemmas of ove

rcrowding and rampant construction plaguing cities, and the development of cities will also offer unique ways to bring about rural revitalization,” Chen said. “As restrictions on hukou will gradually be removed, cities need to be well-prepared to offer accommodation and employment opportunities, and allow children of migrant workers to have equal access to education,” Chen … Read moreBoosting rural areas will help solve dilemmas of ove

In the years since, the country has continued to maint

tain a breakneck pace of economic development, which has brought booming economic prosperity. Unfortunately, it has also brought a deteriorating environment. Seeing heavy smog, for ex ample, many people feel that a worsening environment will destroy the happiness brought by economic growth. Since 2012, the new leadership under President Xi Jinping has put forward a … Read moreIn the years since, the country has continued to maint