China net 2016 outflows at record $725 billion: IIF

LONDON Capital outflows from China surged last year to a record $725 billion and could pick up further if U.S. firms face political pressure to repatriate profits, the Institute of International Finance said on Thursday. The Washington DC-based group ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing receives over 2 bln cubic meters of water from Yangtze

Beijing has received more than 2 billion cubic meters of diverted water from the Yangtze River, benefiting 11 million residents, authorities have said. Beijing has received more than 2 billion cubic meters of diverted water from the Yangtze River ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing hutong gets facelift to bring out traditional character

One of Beijing's most famous hutongs is claiming back its ancient character and shaking off the commercial vibe that has, as of late, characterized it after months-long renovation. Nanluoguxiang is a must-visit for anyone who either sets foot in Beijing or ... ( read original story ...)

China Understands The Limits Of Financial Engineering

When China published “Some Measures to Expand China’s Openness and Aggressively Utilize Foreign Investment Capital,” a lightbulb went on in my head: China finally “gets” the limits of financial engineering and will return to first principles. ( read original story ...)

Philippines, China to explore hybrid financing of projects

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said that Gao Hucheng, China’s Commerce minister, welcomed the proposal of the Philippines to finance projects submitted to Beijing with multilateral lending institutions such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB ... ( read original story ...)