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China's home prices rise faster in March amid lending surge

16 Apr 2019

BEIJING New home prices in China grew slightly faster in March after growth slowed the previous month, putting a floor under the cooling market, as Beijing rolled out stimulus to boost the economy.

China March factory activity grows for first time in four months, but exports weak

31 Mar 2019

BEIJING Factory activity in China unexpectedly grew for the first time in four months in March, an official survey showed on Sunday, suggesting government stimulus measures may be starting to take hold in the world's second largest economy.

China home price outlook recovers as credit conditions improve: Reuters poll

29 Mar 2019

BEIJING Home prices in China are expected to rise more this year than predicted just a few months ago, as Beijing urges banks to ramp up lending and lower interest rates to boost the slowing economy, a Reuters poll showed.

Second Chinese rocket startup fails to put satellite into orbit: state media

28 Mar 2019

BEIJING A rocket developed by OneSpace failed to reach orbit after lifting off from a state launch facility in northwestern China, state media reported on Thursday, the second failed orbital launch by a privately funded Chinese firm in five months.

Censorship pays: China's state newspaper expands lucrative online scrubbing business

28 Mar 2019

BEIJING People.cn, the online unit of China's influential People's Daily, is boosting its numbers of human internet censors backed by artificial intelligence to help firms vet content on apps and adverts, capitalising on its unmatched Communist Party lineage.

China's premier says ready to use more policy tools to help economy

15 Mar 2019

BEIJING The Chinese government has additional monetary policy measures that it can take to support economic growth this year, and will even cut "its own flesh" to help finance large-scale tax cuts, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.

China will ausländische Investitionen besser schützen

15 Mar 2019

Peking China kommt den USA im Handelsstreit mit besserem Schutz von ausländischen Investitionen entgegen.

REFILE-UPDATE 2-China's premier says can use rates, other policy steps to support economy

15 Mar 2019

BEIJING, March 15 China can use reserve requirements and interest rates to support economic growth, Premier Li Keqiang said, promising broad policy steps to prevent a sharper deceleration as the world's second-biggest economy expands at the slowest pace in nearly three decades.

China will follow through on new investment law, premier pledges

15 Mar 2019

BEIJING Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, addressing scepticism over enforcement of a new foreign investment law, pledged on Friday that the government will follow through and do what the legislation promised in protecting foreign firms.

Party on - Real estate booms in cradle of China's Communist revolution

13 Mar 2019

YANAN, China Staring at an array of floor plans in a showroom packed with models of apartment blocks set to go up in the northwestern city of Yanan, the young couple was faced with a tough decision.

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