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China's economy seen growing 2.2% in 2020, weak demand, U.S. tensions cloud outlook: Reuters poll

Jul 24 2020

BEIJING China's economy is expected to recover steadily in the rest of the year, boosted by stimulus measures to reverse the damage from the coronavirus crisis, but weak global demand and rising Sino-U.S. tensions are key risks, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.

Empty data centres mushroom in China's far-flung provinces

Jun 30 2020

BEIJING Remote Chinese provinces are building more data centres in deserts and isolated valleys to house powerful computers and servers, but with users scarce, many risk becoming high-tech ghost towns and digital bridges to nowhere.

Empty data centres mushroom in China's far-flung provinces

Jun 30 2020

* Western provinces to spend hundreds of millions on data centres

RPT-POLL-China home prices to pick up, but outlook remains soft

Jun 25 2020

BEIJING, June 22 China's home prices are expected to grow slightly faster this year than predicted a few months earlier while sales will stay soft, as Beijing refrains from strong easing to cushion the coronavirus-led slowdown in the sector, a Reuters poll showed.

China home prices to pick up, but outlook remains soft: Reuters poll

Jun 22 2020

BEIJING China's home prices are expected to grow slightly faster this year than predicted a few months earlier while sales will stay soft, as Beijing refrains from strong easing to cushion the coronavirus-led slowdown in the sector, a Reuters poll showed.

Beijing's coronavirus outbreak under control, Chinese expert says

Jun 18 2020

BEIJING Beijing has brought its latest coronavirus outbreak under control, a Chinese medical expert said on Thursday, although the capital can still expect sporadic new cases.

Beijing's coronavirus outbreak under control, Chinese expert says

Jun 18 2020

BEIJING Beijing has brought its latest coronavirus outbreak under control, a Chinese medical expert said on Thursday, although the capital can still expect sporadic new cases.

China May property investment quickens, sales rebound

Jun 14 2020

BEIJING Real estate investment and sales in China both quickened in May, pointing to continuing momentum as the property sector gradually recovers from the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

No ware to sell: Beijing's street vendors back on the run

Jun 09 2020

BEIJING Clad in black, Beijing's city inspectors descended on street vendors this week and ordered them to clear out, just days after the Chinese premier had sparked a rush to set up curbside stalls by praising them as a creator of jobs in the coronavirus-hit economy.

Once targeted by officials, street vendors make unexpected comeback in China

Jun 05 2020

BEIJING Three weeks ago, Beijing authorities swooped in on Shan Peng and her makeshift street stall, seizing her merchandise - yogurt and casual pants - and even her electric tricycle.

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