Being afraid to go home for holidays is normal

2011-01-28 10:39:12

Those who shy away from going home for the holidays during the Chinese New Year are normal, Chinese experts suggest.

Subaru Ecological Protection Award 2010 announced

2011-01-27 22:37:09

About 70 persons engaged in protecting China's endangered species of wild Fauna and Flora at the grassroots level were granted the Subaru Ecological Protection Award 2010.

CBA bans hit song Tante from court

2011-01-27 15:00:53

China's Basketball Association (CBA) announced it will ban "cacophonic music" during games, including singer Gong Linna's smash hit Tante .

IMF: Chinese economy to grow 9.6% in 2011

2011-01-27 13:18:30

China will continue to lead the world's economic output in 2011, with its economy projected to grow 9.6 percent year-on-year in 2011, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its updated World Economic Outlook on Jan 25.

Banks await lending limit for 2011

2011-01-27 13:09:06

China has not decided the commercial banks' annual lending limit for 2011 yet, Liu Mingkang, chairman of the country's top banking regulator said in Davos on Jan 26, China Securities Journal reported Thursday.

China's coal imports up 31% in 2010

2011-01-27 10:55:24

China imported 164.83 million tons of coal in 2010, up 30.99 percent on the previous year and coal exports declined 15.03 percent for the same period to 19.03 million tons, the Beijing News reported Thursday, citing data from the nation’s top economic planner.

Banks call off housing loan preference in Beijing

2011-01-26 11:00:22

Three commercial banks in Beijing have abolished the 15 percent interest rate discount on first housing loans, the Beijing Times reported Tuesday.

Bitter life for migrant 'cupboard tribe'

2011-01-26 10:54:45

At 70, migrant worker Zhou Lefu is happy to live in what looks like a cupboard, despite the fact the freezing weather wakes him in the night.

Elion Resources to turn sandy land green

2011-01-25 17:32:01

Elion Resources has signed an agreement to partner with Tongliao of the Inner Mongolia autonomous region in developing an ecological economy in the Kerqin region. The signing ceremony was held on Tuesday in Beijing.

Restaurants busy with festival dinners

2011-01-25 16:36:50

Bookings for dinner on the eve of Spring Festival, China's lunar new year, neared 10,000 on Monday, the Beijing News reported Tuesday.

Datang poised for solar

2011-01-25 16:26:53

China Datang Corp is poised to win China's first solar photo-thermal power plant project because the company offered a lower-than-expected price in its bid for the project, China Business News reported on Tuesday, citing an unnamed source.

Man donates 80,000 ml of blood in 18 years

2011-01-25 15:45:26

A man who donated more than 80,000 milliliters of blood over the past 18 years has been honored for his inspiring charity, reported.