Drunk drivers in Guangdong put their jobs in danger

2011-09-02 11:39:42

Drivers caught driving while drunk in South China's Guangdong province will suffer severer consequences, even losing their jobs.

Beijing most livable city on mainland

2011-09-01 18:48:37

China's capital, Beijing is the 72nd most livable city in the world and has the best living conditions on the mainland.

Tax misery ranking evokes debate

2011-09-01 18:48:37

The high rate of taxation has once again become a thorny issue for discussion after a new survey by Forbes magazine ranked China second in the world in terms of tax misery.

Making a traditional painting with cans

2011-09-01 18:00:02

A woman has done a modern version of a famous Song Dynasty (960-1279) painting with about 700 soft drink cans, getting her work into Guiness World Records as the longest can picture

High tax stifles aircraft leasing business

2011-09-01 17:54:40

High taxes and a complex approval procedure are restricting the development of the Chinese aircraft leasing industry.

School uses lucky draw to select class monitor

2011-09-01 17:48:02

A primary school in Beijing is relying on chance to select class monitor as the new semester begins.

Largest furniture chain caught selling fakes

2011-09-01 15:35:56

Red Star Macalline (Red Star), China's largest furniture retail chain, has been caught selling fake furniture, China Business News (CBN) reported Thursday.

Home-loan credit may tighten

2011-09-01 15:33:24

Mortgage loans will be harder to get following the central bank's latest move to further tighten liquidity, Shanghai-based National Business Daily (NBD) reported Thursday.

China's SOEs profits slow

2011-09-01 15:00:44

Profits gained by China's centrally-administrated State-owned enterprises (SOEs) came at a slower rate in the first seven months of this year, according to a State Council meeting presided by Premier Wen Jiabao on Wednesday.

Foreign ministry to hold daily news conferences

2011-09-01 10:25:14

Starting Sep1, China's foreign ministry will hold five regular press conferences each week, up from the twice-a-week tradition that has been followed for the last 16 years.

Tax relief for 60 millions

2011-08-31 17:45:22

Some 60 million people will be freed from personal income tax from Thursday as new tax thresholds take effect. Anyone with monthly income of 3,500 yuan ($550) or less will not have to pay tax.

Martial art schools face declining business

2011-08-31 17:17:27

Martial art schools are losing luster in Anhui province and Dengfeng city of Central China's Henan province, China Comment reported.