Speed skating team gets a real beating

2011-06-07 15:08:07

China's top short track speed skaters were beaten and kicked in an attack following a training session in Yunnan of Southwest China.

Micro blog rescues desperate melon farmer

2011-06-07 11:39:18

In what appears to be totally out of desperation from sluggish sales, Chinese watermelon farmer Fu Youlian posted his first ever micro blog from China's twitter-like micro blogging service site weibo.com.

Indoor smoking ban ignored

2011-06-07 11:31:29

New rules banning indoor smoking are being ignored by smokers and some businesses, according to a report by Beijing Morning Post.

Chinese DM meets US counterpart

2011-06-03 22:57:32

State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Liang Guanglie launched intensive bilateral talks with counterparts on Friday at the sidelines of the on-going Shangri-La Dialogue.

China sets up its largest guarantee firm

2011-06-03 18:08:22

A joint venture company will be created in China with a registered capital of $1 billion to provide various guarantees services, China Securities Journal reported.

China will expand solar power

2011-06-03 15:55:19

China will issue a five-year proposal to guide the country's renewable energy development, in which the goal for installed generating capacity of photovoltaic (PV) power is set at 10 gigawatts, China Securities Journal reported on Friday.

HK chief Donald Tsang breaks window silence

2011-06-03 15:18:21

Hong Kong’s chief executive has agreed to dismantle a controversial set of glass panels from his balcony following claims he violated building regulations, nddaily.com reported.

Small manufacturers shudders at rising costs

2011-06-03 10:20:07

In this wealthy eastern Chinese city known for its shrewd merchants, the owner of a factory that makes spectacles faces a difficult task: closing his money-losing business and dismissing his workers.

Beijing vows to boost service trade

2011-06-02 17:46:07

Beijing wants to attract international service industry convention and trade, and also showcase the city's service sector, Deputy Mayor Cheng Hong said Wednesday at the Forum on the Development of an International Business and Trade Center.

China launches coal contingency reserve plan

2011-06-02 17:30:38

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) released new guidelines for the nation’s coal contingency reserves on Wednesday, China Securities Journal reported.

Consumer spending to nearly double in 2015

2011-06-02 15:38:00

Consumer spending in China is expected to nearly double by 2015 in the retail sector, according to a report released Wednesday by the Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS).

High-speed trains will have floating ticket prices

2011-06-02 14:44:40

The Ministry of Railways will publish a new national train schedule on July 1, which will add 195 routes and implement floating ticket prices for the China Railway High-Speed (CRH), the Beijing Youth Daily reported on Thursday.