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Hong Kong’s Newspaper of Record Calls for Beijing to Boost Chinese Birthrates

The South China Morning Post has published an opinion piece calling for China to confront "demographic reality" and adopt concerted measures to boost birthrates. The...

Only 10% of Beijing Residents Opt for Second Child

A new survey claims that only 10% of Beijing residents are deciding to have a second child following the relaxation of China's family planning...

China’s Urban Population Rate Hit 57.4% at the End of 2016

The latest official data indicates that China's urban population surpassed 57% of the total as of the end of last year. Figures released by China's...

Top Demographer Claims China’s Population Estimates Overblown

A demographic expert from one of China's leading universities claims that the official figures for the country's total population and average birth rate are...

Has India Overtaken China in Demographic Terms?

A demographic researcher from the University of Wisconsin-Madison claims that China may no longer be the world's most populous nation-state, after the government grossly...

Ageing Population Will Drag on China’s Economy Before Decade’s End

New research from Standard Chartered says that China's ageing population will create a major challenge for economic growth by the end of the decade,...

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Anhui Province Undertakes Trial Scheme for SME Emergency Loans to Enteprises Affected by COVID-19 and Flooding

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ByteDance Establishes Artificial Intelligence Subsidiary in Fujian Province

ByteDance, the company behind social media giant TikTok, has just established a tech subsidiary in Fujian province whose business scope includes artificial...

Alibaba Unveils Plan for Greater Digitisation of Cross-border Trade

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has unveiled an ambitious new plans to support the use of e-commerce by small businesses.

Lending to Private Enterprise Increases 5.4 Trillion Yuan During Jan – Sep Period: CBIRC

The latest data from the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) points to a sizeable increase in lending to private enterprises...