Topic: National Bureau of Statistics of China
Thousands of Kenyans are taking up pen and keyboars to write letters praying for a peaceful March presidential election. US President Obama's step-grandmother is joining the effort, aimed at avoiding the violence that followed the 2007 vote.
Spain's $125 billion bailout package, combined with heightened stimulus in China, may be key to the US enjoying its own modest economic growth,
China announced that GDP growth in the last quarter of 2011 was 8.9 percent, which suggests China will have a soft landing as its economy cools. But what's behind the numbers?
Beijing's attempts to slow down economic growth to safer levels seems to be working. Growth cooled to 9.6 percent last quarter compared to 10.3 percent the same quarter last year.
10/21/2010 01:03 am
China passed the United States as the world's No. 1 energy consumer. China denies it. But followers of China energy use are not surprised by the International Energy Agency's announcement.
07/20/2010 06:52 pm
Quarterly economic growth is the worst it’s been for 17 years, but figures show the government’s stimulus could be taking effect.
04/16/2009 01:00 am