- Economist: Paralyzed Finance
Fiscal policy alone cannot repair the damaged trust in the financial system. Monetary policy has come to its limits as well.
- News PM January 5
Gemdale Bought 1.8 Bln Yuan Xi'an Plots, Shanghai Bashi Reshuffle Plan Approved, Bus Accident Kills 13 in Guizhou, Total Export and Import Growth Less than 5 Percent
- News AM January 5
Chinese Insurers under New Scrutiny, Amoi Suspends Operations Due to Loss, SAIC to Inject 25.9 Billion Won into Ssangyong, CNPC Reported More Gas Production in 2008, Official Sentenced to Six Years after Car Crash
- Economist: Goodbye 2008
In economics, everything that could go wrong went wrong in 2008. 2009's leaders will have a tough job.
- News PM December 31
Hong Kong Alters Rules Against Insider Trading，Shanghai Exchange Requests Disclosure of Dividends，Luo Lin to Head State Administration of Work Safety，Sanlu's Chairman on Trial，China to Invest in Rails
- News AM December 31
Court Rules Against Bank of China，Credit Suisse Founder Securities Received License，Huaneng to Build Hydropower Plant，Hebei Steel Consolidates Subsidiaries，Vantone Forecasts Profit Growth
- News PM December 30
National Complaint Office to Open in 2009，Medical Reforms Planned，Benefits for 370,000 Low-Income Families in Beijing，China Eastern Gets More Government Aid
- Surviving the Storm in Chile
Chile has benefited from high copper prices, but its export-driven growth model is outdated. Can the Chilean government help the economy survive?