China to encourage private investment in telecom

2011-06-16 14:14:03

China is drafting a plan to encourage private capital investment in the telecommunications industry, allowing private sector and State-owned telecommunications operation companies to form a new firm.

Net blamed for wrong usage of Chinese in gaokao

2011-06-16 12:49:10

There has been a rise in wrong usage of Chinese characters found in test papers of China's National College Entrance Examination, gaokao, in Beijing, the reported.

Slide: Lunar eclipse around world

2011-06-16 11:12:00

Lunar eclipse around world

China to suspend new nuclear plant approvals

2011-06-15 17:27:04

China is drafting a nuclear safety plan and before its approval the Chinese government will suspend endorsement for any new nuclear power plants, said Li Ganjie, deputy minister of the Ministry of Environmental Protection, reported Tuesday.

Chinese tourists lead global shopping

2011-06-15 10:42:50

Chinese mainland tourists spent more on shopping in 2010 than any other nation according to the first Chinese Luxury Traveler White Paper, the Beijing News reported Wednesday.

Clinton remarks aim to estrange Sino-African ties

2011-06-15 09:41:50

US Secretary of State's remarks to liken China's presence in Africa as "new colonialism" aims to estrange relations between China and African countries, said a leading Chinese expert on African studies Tuesday.

Comprehensive scheme for carbon cut proposed

2011-06-14 17:21:10

A comprehensive scheme for energy saving and emission reduction during the National 12th Five-Year Plan has been submitted to the State Council, China’s cabinet, for approval.

AmCham lists six consumer trends in China

2011-06-14 17:10:49

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham Shanghai) released on June 13 a report revealing the six fundamental trends impacting the consumer market in China, China Business News (CBN) reported Tuesday.

More rich Chinese choose investment immigration

2011-06-14 17:09:51

More than 6,000 people from the Chinese mainland received immigration visas from the United States, Canada and Australia in 2010, the Beijing News reported Tuesday.

Top 3 rare earth firms to be named

2011-06-13 17:43:45

Three companies are expected to account for 80 percent of the rare earth market in southern China, if a proposed consolidation is completed.

Low-altitude flight zones to expand

2011-06-13 17:43:13

China plans to approve more low-altitude flight zones, with five regions, including Beijing and Lanzhou, having submitted proposals, Shanghai Securities News reported Monday.

China to invest $5.6b on Yangtze waterway

2011-06-13 17:12:07

A top transport official said Monday China plans to invest more than 36 billion yuan ($5.6 billion) in the next five years to build the Yangtze River waterway.