Parents, game operators to control minors

2011-02-01 10:45:43

Online game operators in China will be required to provide services for parents to monitor their children's game-playing in the latest effort to prevent minors becoming addicted to Internet games.

Toshiba faces $100 million gender bias lawsuit

2011-02-01 10:41:44

A senior human resources manager at Toshiba Corp has filed a $100 million lawsuit accusing a US unit of the Japanese technology company of gender bias against women in pay and promotions.

265 stranded Chinese travellers leave Cairo

2011-02-01 10:06:41

An Air China plane with 265 stranded Chinese travelers aboard took off from Cairo, the Egyptian capital, at 7:34 am Tuesday. results beat estimates

2011-02-01 10:03:09

The owner of China's fourth-most visited website, Inc, posted a better-than-estimated 41 percent gain in profit after the company raised prices and boosted services such as video sharing.

'Rolls-Royce' piano debuts in East China

2011-02-01 10:02:14

A girl plays a piano at Deji Square in Nanjing, East China’s Jiangsu province, Jan 31, 2011. The piano, with the same paint style and a design mirroring that of a Ferrari, is worth 2 million yuan ($302,984). It is being dubbed a piano version of the Rolls-Royce.

Spouses in Jinan can check each other's property

2011-01-30 10:39:35

People in Jinan, the capital of East China's Shandong province will be able to access information about their spouses' property, according to Regulations to Protect Women's Rights in Jinan recently approved by local legislature.

8 teen suicides prompt Shanghai safety drive

2011-01-28 19:18:36

Eight school students committed suicide in Shanghai in 2010, according to a newly released report on safety accidents among primary and secondary school students in Shanghai 2010.

China ranks 4th on innovation-ability list

2011-01-28 17:25:46

China is ranked as the fourth-most innovative country in the world, only after the US, Germany and Japan, according to a "Global Innovation Barometer" report released by General Electric Co (GE) on Jan 27, Beijing News reported Friday.

Short-term banking lures money during holidays

2011-01-28 16:22:08

Many banks launched short-term banking products aimed at idle capital during the coming Spring Festival holiday, China Securities Journal reported on Jan 25.

'Important measures' to boost strategic emerging industries

2011-01-28 14:43:25

China is mulling a slew of important measures in 2011 to raise emerging industries of strategic importance, said Zhu Hongren, chief engineer of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Shanghai Securities News reported Thursday.

China to spur overseas investment

2011-01-28 14:00:20

The Chinese central government plans to place special emphasis on domestic firms’ outbound investment, and vows to buy more from overseas countries, as well as boost its domestic consumption from 2011.

China halves import tax on electrical goods

2011-01-28 13:29:35

China lowered the import tax on electrical products from 20 to 10 percent starting from January 27, 2011, the State Council Tariffs Commission announced on Thursday.