Prison visits part of campaign against corruption

2011-06-09 10:45:14

More than 120 officials from Hannan district in Wuhan, Hubei province, visited a prison as part of a campaign to prevent corruption, the local Changjiang Daily reported Thursday.

China to speed up natural resource price reforms

2011-06-08 17:29:18

China will likely accelerate reforms of natural resource commodities pricing, according to a new proposal from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China Securities Journal reported Wednesday.

Drug maker invests more in ads, less in cleaning

2011-06-08 17:10:02

Harbin Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd.(HPGC) has denied it polluted the environment with hydrogen sulfide claiming the emissions met safety standards.

Foreign funds add holdings of Chinese drugmakers

2011-06-08 17:08:42

International financial institutions have recently increased their shares of pharmaceutical companies listed in Hong Kong H-share market, and analysts say the reason might be the outbreak of EHEC (enterohaemorrhagic E.coli) in Europe, Shanghai Securities News reported Wednesday.

China ups Japan long-term debt holdings

2011-06-08 16:51:02

China bought a net 1.33 trillion yen ($1.66 billion) in Japan long-term debt in April, which is the largest amount since January 2005, according to the data released by Japan's Ministry of Finance.

DPRK plans special economic zone to boost ties with China

2011-06-08 13:39:06

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has decided to establish a special economic zone, signaling that the country is carrying forward with its economic reforms, China's Global Finance reported Wednesday, citing local media.

China not slowing high-speed rail construction

2011-06-07 19:13:14

China is not applying the brake to its high-speed rail network development, according to a spokesperson for the railway ministry.

China's skyscraper league by cities

2011-06-07 17:22:23

Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen are the China’s three most competitive cities if taking the number of skyscrapers a city boasts as measurement, the Shanghai based Dongfang Daily reported today.

Students lash out at dummies to vent emotions

2011-06-07 16:56:04

In order to help its students improve their mental capacity to deal with stress, Hongtang High School in Ningbo city, in East China’s Zhejiang province, has introduced a psychological venting room.

3,000-yuan tax threshold can offset inflation: Official

2011-06-07 16:27:27

Jia Kang, director of the Research Institute for Fiscal Science under the Ministry of Finance, said in an article he co-authored that a proposal to increase the minimum income tax threshold to 3,000 yuan is enough to offset the recent round of inflation.

9.33 million students sit the Gaokao

2011-06-07 16:07:37

For 9.33 million high school students, June 7 is a big day - the start of China’s annual College Entrance Examination (CEE), known as Gaokao in Chinese. However, the number CEE examinees, as released by China’s Ministry of Education (MOE) yesterday, shows a third-year drop since 2008, reported today.

Growth in Chinese 'birth tourism' to US

2011-06-07 15:13:29

An increasing number of Chinese women are choosing to give birth in the United States amid a growing business in Nanjing city, capital of East China's Jiangsu province, the local Yangzi Evening News reported Tuesday.