Super carmakers who seldom consider emission control joined the hybrid rush this year.
The China Consumer's Association has asked Apple Inc. to "sincerely apologize to Chinese consumers" and "thoroughly correct its problems," after the US firm took little action to address waves of criticism.
Aluminum Corp of China (Chinalco), the country's largest aluminum producer, posted a loss of 8.2 billion yuan ($1.3 billion) for the 2012 fiscal year, the largest deficit since it was listed in 2007.
Chinese fashion label Exception is leading a surge in interest in domestic fashion brands after Peng Liyuan was spotted wearing the label.
UnionPay is the only Chinese bank card organization in the Chinese mainland. Its cards are accepted in 143 countries and regions outside the Chinese mainland.
Salary levels in China are likely to increase in 2013 as the nation expects stable growth in GDP, recruitment consultancy Robert Walters Plc said.
KFC China, a division of Yum Brands Inc, announced new quality-assurance measures on Monday in a bid to restore brand confidence.
Chinese consumers using bank cards spent their money more confidently in January than a month earlier, according to the BCCI released on Friday.
China's new yuan-denominated lending in January surged to a three-year high as a stronger economy boosted demand for bank credit.
Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, received 6.5 million tourists in 2012, regional tourism authorities revealed.
China has set a cautious industrial output target for 2013, as regulators beat the drum once again on industry consolidation to tackle overcapacity.