Baosteel boosts profit in 2010

2011-01-13 15:25:10

Baosteel Co Ltd, China's biggest-listed steelmaker, said its net profit attributable to shareholders was 12.8 billion yuan in 2010, a 120-percent year-on-year increase, the National Business Daily reported Thursday, citing the company's performance briefing.

Ex-soldier, 82, can't be found after demolition

2011-01-13 14:19:56

The fate of an 82-year-old former New Fourth Army soldier who stood up against a forced demolition of his house in Binhai county, East China's Jiangsu province, and his family is unknown.

Rear Admiral: stealth jet test not a threat

2011-01-13 10:41:10

China still legs far behind the United States and other Western countries in weaponry systems and military modernization, although the first test flight of the J-20 stealth fighter jet is a landmark achievement, Rear Admiral Yang Yi wrote in a commentary for the overseas edition of People's Daily.

Studying hard in basement room

2011-01-12 23:01:24

Huang Jing, a young woman who is preparing for her postgraduate entrance exam, lives in a basement room of three square meters, reported.

Hotel rooms booked near exam schools

2011-01-12 21:52:43

During the weekends of the postgraduate entrance exam, most people are willing to live in a hotel near the schools where they are going to take the exam, but in Jinan, Shandong province, it is very hard to book a room, Qilu Evening News reported.

260,000 apply for master's in Beijing schools

2011-01-12 18:54:28

Among the 1.5 million people who will take the postgraduate entrance exam in 2011, 260,000 are applying to universities in Beijing, Beijing News reported.

Required reserves ratio may rise: Experts

2011-01-12 15:40:27

Banking experts said the central bank may raise Chinese commercial banks’ required reserve ratio to tame surging domestic liquidity and inflation, China Securities Journal reported Wednesday.

City reaching -10C stops heating to cut emissions

2011-01-12 15:22:07

A central China city cut off its heating supply from Jan 5 as the temperatures dropped to -10C during a cold spell recently, the Beijing News reported on Wednesday.

New Confucius landmark near Tian'anmen Square

2011-01-12 15:17:58

A 9.5-meter-high bronze Confucius statue highlighting traditional Chinese culture has become a new landmark at the north square of Chinese National Museum nearby Tian’anmen Square Jan 11, 2011.

Man poisons supermarket food for ransom

2011-01-12 11:17:54

A man suspected of contaminating food with rat poison at a supermarket in Guangzhou's Haizhu district, including rice, fish and meat, has been arrested, Guangzhou Daily reported, citing Tuesday's notice by the district government.

Peddlers use interphones to escape city watchdog

2011-01-11 21:11:38

Several street peddlers selling baked sweet potatoes equipped themselves with interphones to avoid occasional raids by urban management officers near Huawei Bridge in Chaoyang district of Beijing.

Banks to trim loan size in 2011

2011-01-11 17:37:32

Some Chinese banks plan to reduce the size of their loans by 10 to 20 percent this year, even though China's central bank has not clarified policies for 2011, the 21st Century Business Herald reported Tuesday.