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58 die in road accidents amid holiday travel rush

Five road accidents in the past two days have claimed 58 lives as hundreds of millions of Chinese journeyed home amid the Spring Festival travel rush that started last week.…

Dai Qingli: Rioting in Tibet

I am writing with regard to a letter (Remember Tibet, 7 February), which gave a groundless and distorted account of the recent incidents in some Tibetan areas of China, and…

Reform and opening-up should carry on

Reform and opening-up should carry on

(Yi Xianrong) Premier Wen Jiabao’s recent remarks, during his trip to Guangdong province in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the “Southern Tour Speeches” made by former leader Deng Xiaoping,…

Harper’s China visit injects new momentum into bilateral ties

Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper starts a five-day visit to China on Tuesday. He is expected to meet top Chinese leaders and discuss expansion of bilateral cooperation in various sectors.…

Han Han Fights Anti-Fraud “Cop”

Han Han Fights Anti-Fraud “Cop”

Netizens have been agog at the online flame wars between Han Han (韩寒) and Fang Zhouzi (方舟子), real name Fang Shimin (方是民), since the Spring Festival. Fang Zhouzi, known as…

What does Kim Jong Il’s death mean to Chinese?

What does Kim Jong Il’s death mean to Chinese?

Will the Korean Peninsula be caught in turbulences again after Kim Jong Il’s death? Will the new leader of North Korea initiate a transition process? How about the China-DPRK relationship…

Andy Xie: Psyching Out Inflation

Andy Xie: Psyching Out Inflation

Plenty can be done to stabilize prices, from raising interest rates and privatizing state companies to dumping the dollar. Article originally from Caixin Magazine. Andy Xie (谢国忠) is an independent…

Li Na: An Economic Model to Follow

All eyes turned to Li Na, who won the tournament at Roland Garros. The economic sphere of Beijing has seized its success. While excited by the victory of the champion,…