Latest Economic reform in the People's Republic of China Stories

2011-08-11 22:03:11

Saving motives a major factor in increased household savings With the global economy in a state of unrest, saving money seems to be an obvious strategy for households to protect themselves. But are global households saving enough? Researchers at the University of Missouri have compared savings habits of households from two of the world's most powerful economies: China and the United States. Rui Yao, an assistant professor in the personal financial planning department in the College of Human...

2006-03-06 01:33:04

By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economic progress is being threatened by ideological rifts and bureaucratic profiteering, a senior official economist said, as China's parliament began discussing a national development plan. Members of the government-vetted National People's Congress on Monday mostly extolled the blueprint for continued economic growth while spreading more wealth to the country's poor that Premier Wen Jiabao presented at the opening session on Sunday....

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'