Banks suspend mortgage loans

2011-04-14 15:50:38

Some bank outlets in Shanghai have suspended mortgage loans to home buyers, the China Securities Journal reported Thursday.

Sinopec's huge spending on liquor exposed

2011-04-14 13:20:17

Copies of invoices exposed online show that 1.68 million yuan ($0.25 million) had been spent on luxury wines in one week in 2010 by a branch company of Sinopec Group in Guangdong province, and 93.8 percent of netizens surveyed on believe that the alcohol was for personal use at public expense.

China calls for immediate cease-fire in Libya

2011-04-13 22:12:28

China called for immediate ceasefire in Libya to prevent the country from falling into more serious humanitarian disasters, Chinese President Hu Jintao told visiting South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday.

Three minutes' silence for quake victims

2011-04-13 16:31:09

The victims of the devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Yushu in Northwest China's Qinghai province will be honored with three minutes’ silence, reported.

Guangzhou Dayi Villa tops China's luxury homes

2011-04-13 15:22:24

The World in Guangzhou ranked first on the list of China's top ten luxury homes in 2011 released Tuesday, the Beijing times reported.

China Unicom offers no-contract iPhone 4

2011-04-13 15:21:41

China Unicom launched another promotion campaign for iPhone 4 starting April 14, the Guangzhou Daily reported Wednesday.

China's trains join superhighway with e-tickets

2011-04-13 11:26:51

A raft of new customer-friendly schemes is to be introduced including printing passengers names on tickets to help combat the scourge of the scalpers.

Mainland moms banned from giving birth in HK

2011-04-12 16:43:44

Expectant mothers from the Chinese mainland will no longer be able to give birth in public hospitals in Hong Kong, the reported yesterday.

China to raise poverty line to 1,500 yuan

2011-04-12 13:56:33

China may raise its poverty line from an annual per capita income of 1,196 yuan to 1,500 yuan, the China Business News reported Tuesday.

Tighter environmental standards for rare earth industry

2011-04-12 13:52:41

China's Ministry of Environmental Protection has ordered a series of environmental checks for rare earth mining and refining companies.

Wedding-style marriage registration in the works

2011-04-12 10:32:15

Couples-to-be may soon walk down the aisle in gowns while getting their marriage licenses at civil affairs bureaus, instead of just grabbing quick registrations, the Yangtze Evening News reports on Tuesday from Nanjing.

Players demand basketball coach ouster

2011-04-11 17:36:20

China's under-19 national basketball team players have appealed to the Chinese Basketball Association, saying they cannot stand head coach Fan Bin's scold and insult over the past three years, and want the CBA to replace him, according to a joint letter to the sport's governing body.