The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has sent a notice to local governments clearly indicating financial institutions and enterprises can apply to issue corporate bonds as a finance method for affordable housing, Shanghai Securities News reported Tuesday.
Beijing has drafted the timetable for the construction of its new airport and it is expected the inaugural flight will take off in October 2017, the Beijing Business Today reported Tuesday, citing an unnamed insider.
President Hu Jintao is welcomed by his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych in Kiev Monday during a three-day visit to Ukraine. Hu is the first Chinese head of state to visit Ukraine in the past decade.
Suning Appliance, China's biggest home appliance retailer, aims to add 200 stores a year to its existing franchise network over the next ten years, the Securities Times reported Sunday, citing company chairman Zhang Jindong.
Chinese traditional medicine (TCM) prices have risen sharply since the first half of 2009, Beijing Times reported Monday.
Single and poor mothers will soon benefit from better housing after the Women's Federation in South China's Guangdong province plans to raise 5 million yuan ($77,000) this year to help their plight.