Beijing plans 2-year ban for car plate deserters

2011-05-27 11:13:32

The car license plate lottery system management office is working on an online survey about the expected restrictions for car plate abandoners, from May 26 to June 8, 2011.

Three Gorges Dam: no more water to give

2011-05-27 11:08:06

Three Gorges Dam may not be able to quench the thirst of drought-hit areas in East and Central China after June 10, the Beijing Morning Post reported Friday.

Microsoft new R&D headquarters logs on

2011-05-26 17:24:01

Microsoft Corp's research and development headquarters for the Asia-Pacific region began operations on Wednesday, reported.

BJ police dispel rumor of subway poisoning

2011-05-26 17:15:35

Police in Beijing have dismissed rumors of a poisoned gas attack on the subway system, urging commuters to stay calm after false reports circulated on the Internet, Beijing News reported on Thursday.

Interest rates on inter-bank market break 5%

2011-05-26 16:27:54

Interest rates on the inter-bank market, after days of increasing, rose sharply again on Wednesday, China Securities Journal reported. The rise shows the effectiveness of the recently issued tightening monetary policies.

China Southern Airlines receives $9b credit line

2011-05-26 16:07:34

The Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) has granted a 60 billion yuan ($9.25 billion) credit line to China Southern Airlines to support its strategic development, New Express Daily reported on Thursday.

Pets stray as students graduate

2011-05-26 13:49:48

As the yearly graduation season comes around again, many college students will leave their schools and pets. Once a source of stress relief, as well as companionship or even a symbol of love, our four-legged friends face a hard time.

Mao article rumor 'unfounded': Spokesman

2011-05-26 13:45:59

Online rumors that most of the articles and poems under the name of China's late chairman Mao Zedong were written by his secretary Hu Qiaomu and other colleagues are unfounded, a spokesman said on Wednesday.

Yangtze River cargo throughput tops world list

2011-05-25 15:21:01

About 1.5 billion tons of cargo passed through the trunk line of Yangtze River in 2010, People's Daily reported Wednesday.

Govt approves Huaxing's merger with Guoxin

2011-05-25 15:16:22

China's State Council approved China Huaxing Group's merger with Guoxin Asset Management Company, the China News Service reported Tuesday.

The rotten truth of banking on buried savings

2011-05-25 14:47:03

A 75-year-old farmer in Northeast China buried his life savings of 10,000 yuan ($1,540) in his courtyard before he decamped to the city for work. When dug up again, they are rotted away.

Yunnan cultural market eyes overseas expansion

2011-05-24 17:18:36

Yunnan, a province of Southwest China noted for its high level of ethnic diversity, is eager to introduce its unique culture to the world by planning several cultural logistics centers and exhibition bases in the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015), a Kunming official said on Monday.