As many as 100 cities powered by alter-native energy sources, 200 counties that get energy through unconventional means, 1,000 places demonstrating new energy uses and 10,000 towns relying on "green" energy are to exist in China by 2015, said Qian Zhimin, deputy director of the National Energy Administration.
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC), China's biggest chipmaker, said its chairman died, the chief executive officer was voted off the board and the company asked for a stock trading halt.
The number of people who have to pay personal income tax will reduce from 8.4 million to 2.4 million after China raised the monthly personal income tax threshold. Tax threshold in surprise increase
While the Chinese still prefer to open accounts in the "Big Four" banks in China, more and more are taking their business to competitor banks in a trend that is becoming more pronounced, according to a study conducted by the consulting firm McKinsey & Co.
China is going to reveal an energy-saving and environment protection plan very soon. It will apply three market-oriented approaches to ensure products meet the energy-saving requirements, 21st Century Business Herald reported Thursday.