Beijing to go fully WiFi this year

2011-01-18 15:35:56

China's capital will become a city-wide wireless network in 2011 - all areas within the fifth ring road and the central regions of Beijing's suburbs will have access to the Internet.

BOC chairman confirms repeal of national credit line

2011-01-18 13:45:15

Bank of China Ltd (BOC) will grant new yuan loans according to capital adequacy rate and other indicators as the central government has repealed the national credit line, National Business Daily reported Tuesday, citing Xiao Gang, chairman of BOC.

7,000 eyes in the sky to protect Guizhou

2011-01-18 10:24:26

A network of 7,000 surveillance cameras has been set up in southwest China’s Guizhou province to help protect the public and key institutions, reported Tuesday.

Punk-styled Liu Xiang shocks Chinese fans

2011-01-17 21:42:27

Star Hurdler Liu Xiang appeared dressed in punk style at the CCTV Outstanding Athletes Award Ceremony in Beijing on Sunday.

Bodies of missing Russian climbers found

2011-01-17 17:47:54

The bodies of two Russian climbers who had been missing for more than a year have been discovered on a mountain in Southwest China's Sichuan province, Xinhua reported Monday.

Man trains 60 cats to guard granary

2011-01-17 16:56:16

Yin Chunzhu, an employee at a storage and transportation company in Dalian, Northeast China’s Liaoning province has been dubbed “Cat commander” for his army of feline guards.

China's installed wind power capacity tops world

2011-01-17 16:37:10

China became the country with the world's largest installed wind power capacity at the end of 2010, Guangzhou Daily reported Monday, citing information from the China Association of Resource Comprehensive Utilization.

Wuhan Iron taps wine industry

2011-01-17 15:25:41

Wuhan Iron and Steel Co has made a foray into the food producing sector.

Beijing not pilot city for property tax

2011-01-17 14:25:26

Beijing is not among the pilot cities collecting property taxes, the China Securities Journal reported Monday, citing Ji Lin, deputy mayor of the municipality.

Wage hike in firms likely to hit 8.4% in ’11

2011-01-14 16:10:20

China's average salary level is expected to increase by 8.4 percent in 2011, the highest increase since 2008, the Fortune Weekly reported Friday.

Retrial set for driver who evaded toll fees

2011-01-14 15:56:35

A man sentenced to life in prison by a local court for evading 3.68 million yuan ($55.73 thousand) in highway toll fees by using fake military documents will face a retrial, as "new evidence" has been discovered, the court said on Friday.

Sun Yat-sen’s calligraphy sells for $75,725

2011-01-14 15:55:04

A piece of calligraphy by Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925), forerunner of China’s democratic revolution, has been sold to the highest bid at auction for 500,000 yuan ($75,725).