School canteen imposes caps on eggs, bread

2011-01-14 15:40:31

The canteen of a prestigious university in Beijing has limited the purchase of eggs and steamed bread, with each person allowed to buy up to two eggs and five pieces of bread each meal, Beijing Morning Post reported Friday.

Govt action possible in Q1 to rein inflation

2011-01-14 15:15:15

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) may take new measures against possible high inflation in the first quarter, the China Securities Journal reported Friday, citing an official. 

Spring Airlines net profit reaches $71m in 2010

2011-01-14 15:06:24

Spring Airlines, a Shanghai-based low-cost carrier, reported a net profit of 470 million yuan ($71.2 million) in 2010, a year-on-year increase of 240%, Friday's China Business News reported.

Dialects to be phased out of prime time TV

2011-01-14 12:54:32

TV programs with local dialects will be gradually phased out of prime time, Huang Sheng, vice governor of East China’s Shandong province, said Thursday.

7.0 magnitude earthquake expected in China

2011-01-14 11:07:20

China will “highly-likely” suffer a 7.0 magnitude earthquake or above in the foreseeable future, the Beijing Times reported Friday.

Chongqing gets tough on festival fireworks

2011-01-14 10:13:27

People who set off fireworks and firecrackers at public entertainment places during the upcoming Spring Festival will face police detention in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality, according to its municipal fire prevention brigade.

'Big Four' banks' new RMB loans soar

2011-01-14 09:57:22

China's four biggest State-owned commercial banks issued credit totaling 240 billion yuan in the first ten days of January, National Business Daily reported Friday, citing interbank data.

Landmines haunt Chinese border village

2011-01-13 19:34:23

A total of about 6,000 people, ages 8 to 84, have been hurt or become disabled by landmines since 1979 in a Southwest China prefecture that borders Vietnam, reported Thursday.

Beijing's pension system to cover foreigners

2011-01-13 16:15:43

Foreigners working in Beijing will be covered by the municipal's pension system, Beijing Business Today reported Thursday. citing the 2011 working plan of the Beijing Bureau of Human Resources and Social Security.

Chongqing to levy tax on high-end property

2011-01-13 16:04:49

Chongqing will levy a property tax on existing and newly built high-end commercial residential buildings, Shanghai Securities News reported Thursday, citing the city’s Mayor Huang Qifan.

iPhone4 not yet available for mainland CDMA-2000 users

2011-01-13 15:59:37

China Telecom said Wednesday it has no information about the possibility of bringing in Apple's iPhone 4 CDMA-2000 version, National Business Daily reported Thursday.

Jambhala: Tibet Buddhism influences photography

2011-01-13 15:27:11

As a Han Chinese photographer, he preferred to be called Jambhala, a Tibetan name he received from his Tibetan Buddhism master and also God of Wealth.