China: Time of Transition


  • Li's course has taken him from the grassroots to the center, from the head of the agricultural province of Henan, to the industrial province of Liaoning, and eventually to the very top of Chinese leadership. CaiXin Online reports.

  • Is China's Role as 'World's Factory' Ending?

    In China, with wages rising rapidly and shifts towards moving up the factory food chain, CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a look at one garment factory's efforts to stay competitive.

  • Inside China: The Cyberspace Revolution

    In this segment of Inside China, Eunice Yoon explores how Chinese residents are voicing their protests on the World Wide Web.

  • China's Latest Medium to Expose Corruption

    China is increasingly using social media sites like Weibo, China's version of Twitter, as a de-facto townhall to expose wrongdoing and debate social issues. CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more.

  • US presidents have long deployed their wives to broaden their appeal. Now Xi Jinping, China's incoming head of state, is getting in on the act. The Financial Times reports.

  • Fears in China are rife that pollution is out of control after 6,000 dead pigs were cleared from a Shanghai river.

  • China's ascent to the top of the global economy is not a certainty. Many hidden structural dangers exist. Among the most important factors is the state of its healthcare system.

  • A Mixed Picture of China's Economic Recovery

    Data from China over the weekend revealed an uneven pace of the nation's economic recovery, with rising inflation and slowing industrial production. CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a closer look at the figures.

  • Chinese soldiers marching in front of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China.

    Compared to the challenges faced by China's old guard, the new team's problems can best be described as an embarrassment of riches. Here is why.

  • Can China’s New Leaders ‘Revolutionize’ With Financial Reforms?

    Reforming China’s financial sector looks likely to be a top priority for China’s new leadership.

  • What China's New Leadership Means for the Property Market

    Few industries matter more to China’s 1.3 billion population than real estate. Will the new leadership make a difference?

  • Will China's New Leadership Usher Bull Run for Stocks?

    China’s battered stock markets may finally have something to cheer about – a once-in-a-decade leadership change.

  • Chinese Communist Party President Xi Jinping.

    Despite Xi Jinping's signal to reform, many experts are skeptical if the son of a revolutionary hero will be able to push for radical change.

  • Rapid development at the expense of China's natural environment has become a major cause for discontent in the world's second largest economy, but now the government is finally bowing to public outcry, says a leading environmentalist.

  • China's newly-elected President Xi Jinping (R) talks with former President Hu Jintao (L) during the fourth plenary meeting of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

    Xi Jinping is officially China's new president, ending a once-in-a-decade transition of power that began last November. Much has happened since then, highlighting the challenges the new leadership team now face.

  • It is likely to be tough, but China's new leadership needs to do less and not more if it wants an economy driven by consumption rather than investment and exports.