Yuan's appreciation 'won't alleviate US woes'

2011-02-21 21:53:22

Even if China allows the yuan to appreciate rapidly, it won't alleviate US economic woes, a British leading professor of international political economy has said.

Head of elite Chinese university jailed

2011-02-21 20:00:05

A former leader of a prestigious Chinese university in central China's Hubei province has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for taking bribes, the Legal Daily reported Monday.

China to invest 75b yuan to curb heavy metal pollution

2011-02-21 17:34:20

China will spend 75 billion yuan ($11.15 billion) to curb heavy metal pollution in the next five years, caixin.com reported, citing a report of Hubei Daily.

China to promote energy-saving building materials in rural area

2011-02-21 17:25:58

The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development's (MOHURD) Department of Village and Township Construction set plans to provide subsidies for energy-saving building materials, the Shanghai Securities News reported Monday.

Shougang's Zhu Jimin to head CISA

2011-02-21 16:31:55

The China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) elected its new council during its fourth general assembly Feb 21, media reports said Monday.

41 ethnic group languages under threat in China

2011-02-21 15:58:02

Half of the world's languages are under the threat of extinction with China facing the loss of 41 ethnic group dialects , the China Radio International (CRI) reported on Monday.

Jaguar, Land Rover in talks with Great Wall Motor for tie-up

2011-02-21 15:24:54

An executive from Great Wall Motor Co Ltd said his company is engaged in discussion with Tata Motor's Jaguar and Land Rover unit. The two companies may cooperate on business in the future, the China Business News reported.

Beijing's first public rent apartment building roofed

2011-02-21 14:53:31

The roof on Beijing's first government-subsidized rental apartment building is in place, the Beijing News reported Monday.

Baidu, Tencent, Alibaba forming oligopoly on Chinese Internet

2011-02-18 17:38:59

An Internet oligopoly is forming among Chinese Internet enterprises, with Baidu Inc, Tencent Hodingd, Ltd, and Alibaba Holding Group, Ltd, taking up 70 percent of the total market value of all listed Internet companies in China, the Chinese finance website Hexun reported Friday, citing a research report on Internet monopoly released by Chinalabs, a Beijing-based Internet research company, on Thursday.

Damaged quake relief buildings to be rebuilt

2011-02-18 17:29:45

Buildings that were supposed to bring relief to earthquake victims in Yao'an county, Southwest China's Yunnan province will be demolished and reconstructed as soon as possible, Yunnan Info Daily reported on Friday.

China introduces tax break for energy service companies

2011-02-18 17:25:21

Energy service companies in China will enjoy tax exemptions as of Jan 1 this year, The Ministry of Finance announced on its website on Thursday.

Some public bathrooms closed to save water

2011-02-18 16:23:04

By the end of 2010, 150 government departments of the state’s organs in Beijing had shut down the public bathrooms attached to their office building to save water.