China Daily (China)
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - China will tackle weak areas in its business environment to further improve the country’s overall competence and consolidate its stable and positive economic performance, the State Council decided on Wednesday at an executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang.
The State Council called for further boosting market vitality and delegating due powers to market entities to develop a level-playing field for competition.
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - Leaders of the Brics countries are expected to coordinate as they cope with the challenges of de-globalisation, unilateralism and protectionism while shaping their consensus in further boosting economic growth, speakers said on Tuesday at an event organized by China Daily. Their opinions were presented at the third edition of Vision China, a series of talks organised by the newspaper, at the Gallagher Convention Center in Johannesburg, days ahead of the Brics summit in the city.
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - China can continue with its sound growth momentum in 2018 by boosting investment and facilitating reform and opening-up during the second half of this year, the nation’s top economic regulator said. The country is on track for hitting its economic growth target of about 6.5 percent for the year, despite uncertainties triggered by a trade dispute with the United States, Yan Pengcheng, a spokesman for the National Development and Reform Commission, told a news conference on Tuesday.
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - China said on Tuesday it will continue developing friendly cooperation with Pacific island countries and make greater contributions to their economic and social development and peace. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the remark after the Sydney Morning Herald reported on Monday that the United States will talk with Australia next week about countering China’s “pernicious meddling” in small countries of the South Pacific.
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - A UN guideline is expected to bring changes to the way Chinese primary and middle schools handle sex education, Chinese officials said. The Chinese language edition of the revised International Technical Guideline on Sexuality Education, released in Beijing on Tuesday, will play an important role in the healthy growth and development of 170 million youth, officials said.
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - A regulation governing the human resource market will take effect in October to improve employment agency services, help maintain the rise in job opportunities and boost economic upgrading, senior officials said on Tuesday. The regulation, signed by Premier Li Keqiang, is the first of its kind since reform and opening-up, said Zhang Yizhen, vice-minister of human resources and social security, at a policy briefing hosted by the State Council Information Office.