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China’s demographic transition: Old is gold?

In the not too distant future, China’s population will start to shrink. This will be an unprecedented demographic change in Chinese history in the absence of epidemics, famine, or conflict. Eventually, China will lose its position to India as the most populous country in the world, something the UN predicts will happen around the middle of the next decade.


US consumers may pay the price if new tariffs on China take effect

A proposed 25-percent tariff on selected Chinese imports is open to public comment in the US until the end of August. With a public hearing regarding tariffs on more Chinese products scheduled this week, some are starting to see the negative effects of potential tariffs.


Low rent in exchange for elderly care volunteer

Flinching from high rent? Now young generations in China may have a new way out of the plight.


Typhoon Rumbia causes heavy damage in China

Typhoon Rumbia, the 18th this year, has been moving northwest inland since it made landfall in east China's Shanghai on Friday.


Who is the real threat under the $717 billion military budget?

Both China’s Foreign Ministry and Defense Ministry expressed their strong objections to the report, which has played up “China’s military threat and lack of transparency" and distorted the country’s strategic intentions. Who is the real threat?


Senior care robots look after China's elderly

Dressed in colorful costumes, humanoid iPals performed a song from a classic Chinese opera, entertaining the crowd with their sweet voices and exaggerated gestures.


Malaysian food manufacturer remains bullish on Chinese market

Having exported food products to China for the past decade, a Malaysian manufacturing and trading company said it now plans to set up its own manufacturing facility in the country.


73.5% of Chinese consider buying new energy vehicles

A total of 73.5 percent of 2,006 respondents have considered buying new energy vehicles (NEV), according to a recent survey released by China Youth Daily.


Who's getting most sex? 4,000 surveyed tell all

Nearly half of Chinese people born in the 1990s have no sex life, according to a survey by internet company NetEase, which was released before Qixi-China's Valentine's Day.


How do people celebrate "Chinese Valentine's Day"?

Legend has it that girls at that time prayed for creativity to the god Vega on the night of the seventh day of the seventh month on the Chinese lunar calendar. This tradition has since passed on to later generations.


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