China's factory sector unexpectedly shrinks in January

Activity in China`s factory sector contracted in January for the first time in more than two years, an official survey showed, a far worse result than expected that will add to worries about the country`s choppy economic outlook this year.

China reform plans lift world shares to 6-year high

China`s offshore share market put on 5.7 percent in its best day in two years after the Communist Party in Beijing last week unveiled bold economic reforms in which it said the market would play a decisive role.

Bill Clinton voices support for China's new economic reforms

Clinton told Xi that he cherished relations between the US and China, which feature sincerity, mutual trust and constructive cooperation.

China signals shift to put market in charge of IPOs

Analysts welcomed the plans, but cautioned they still had to be implemented.

China opens key meeting to set economic reform agenda

However, analysts have cautioned against expectations for big changes as they say stability remains the watchword for the leadership.

China state think tank lays out reform roadmap: Report

China should dismantle its widely loathed residency registration system, which restricts access to medical insurance and other benefits for hundreds of millions of migrants, a government-affiliated think tank said, according to reports Monday.