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Intellectual Property: “China to strengthen protection of intellectual property rights”, says Wen Jiabao 2

Intellectual Property: “China to strengthen protection of intellectual property rights”, says Wen Jiabao

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said recently that the Chinese government would increase efforts to protect intellectual property rights (IPR). Wen was speaking in a meeting with Francis Gurry, director-general of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) […]

Wenchuan Earthquake: China races against time as death toll nears 10,000 1

Wenchuan Earthquake: China races against time as death toll nears 10,000

Rescuers are racing against time to reach survivors a day after the strongest quake that hit China in more than three decades jolted the southwestern province of Sichuan. The country was immersed in immense grief as the death toll rose to nearly 10,000. China’s English-language newspaper China Daily silhouetted the front page in black to mourn the victims. The headline reads: ‘The Day the Earth Moved.’ Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, who flew to Sichuan Monday evening, urged ‘calm, confidence and courage‘ in face of the catastrophe. Wenchuan County, the epicenter of the earthquake at western Sichuan province, has reported 57 confirmed deaths, and about 60,000 locals were still out of reach…

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Chinese premier stresses expansion of domestic consumption 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Chinese premier stresses expansion of domestic consumption

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao stressed the importance of promoting domestic consumption and independent research and development during a three-day inspection tour of the central Hunan Province, which ended recently […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: looks to its own consumers 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: looks to its own consumers

China is rebalancing its economy to focus more on domestic consumption than exports in order to achieve its growth target, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has said. Addressing an Asian regional forum in southern China, he announced a $10bn (over 1.5 billion US dollars) fund for infrastructure projects in south-east Asia […]

Living in China: Cabinet passes new medical reform plan 0

Living in China: Cabinet passes new medical reform plan

The Chinese State Council, or Cabinet, passed a long awaited medical reform plan which promised to spend 850 billion yuan (123 billion U.S. dollars) by 2011 to provide universal medical service to the country’s 1.3 billion population. The plan was studied and passed at a recent executive meeting of the Chinese State Council chaired by The Chinese premier Wen Jiabao, and has been deliberated by authorities since 2006…

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: Energy consuming industries developing too fast 1

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: Energy consuming industries developing too fast

Industries with high energy consumption and emissions are developing too fast in China, along with the quick economic growth, the Chinese State Council, or Cabinet, warned on recently. The traditional industry structure remained unchanged, while the service sector and high-tech manufacturing weighting fell in the national economy, State Councilors heard at a meeting focusing on energy saving and emission reduction, chaired by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao […]

Disaster prevails as relief effort beefed up 1

Disaster prevails as relief effort beefed up

Weather conditions in southern China will remain severe and relief work difficult, Chinese leaders warned yesterday as the country battles with the worst snowfalls in decades. The warning came after a meeting chaired by Chinese President Hu Jintao to study the relief effort. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has just concluded his second visit in a week to central Hunan Province, the region worst hit.

China, Technology and the Environment: more energy efficient in 2010 0

China, Technology and the Environment: more energy efficient in 2010

China’s energy efficiency improved by a bigger margin in 2010 partly because local governments shut down some industrial capacity to meet year-end targets […]

Internet in China: savvy China plugs into future 0

Internet in China: savvy China plugs into future

The idea of a world where even everyday objects, such as books and air-conditioners, are plugged into an Internet network seems like a scenario from a science-fiction movie. China is tapping into such a world […]