Home sales rise in September

2012-10-15 15:42:02

The home sales of China's leading listed property developers increased in September on a monthly basis, fueled by a market recovery.

China's iron, steel producers suffer losses

2012-10-12 15:33:28

Large and medium-sized iron and steel companies across the country suffered combined losses of 3.18 billion yuan ($508 million) in the first eight months of the year.

Toy expo to kick off in Shanghai

2012-10-12 15:23:31

More companies involved in China's toy and kids products industry are participating in the China Toy Expo, which is being held in Shanghai.

China railway ministry to boost investment

2012-10-11 15:11:40

China's Ministry of Railways plans to further increase its total investment this year to 630 billion yuan ($101.73 billion).

China’s instant message app eyes overseas markets

2012-10-11 13:21:17

Momo, a location-based instant messenger app, is eyeing overseas markets by preparing on an English version. The official account of Momo Technology Ltd on Sina Weibo said the beta version will be released on Oct 12.

China’s grand plans for lunar exploration

2012-10-11 12:06:50

A lunar probe scheduled to be sent to the moon in 2017 by China will bring back enough samples from the surface of the moon for research by various institutes, according to Ouyang Ziyuan, chief scientist for China’s lunar exploration project.

Matchmaker ordered to refund 150,000-yuan fee

2012-10-10 21:03:22

A court in Beijing has upheld a ruling that a matchmaking agency must return a woman’s 150,000 yuan ($23,835) service fee because the company failed to provide satisfactory service, Beijing Times reported.

Student files lawsuits against govts

2012-10-10 20:16:01

A college student filed lawsuits against two provincial departments in Shaanxi province for not publicizing information about a local official's salary, the China Youth Daily reported.

GPS avenger sentenced

2012-10-10 19:18:12

A man was sentenced for plotting an attack on a man whom he suspected of having an affair with his wife, using a GPS unit, Wuhan Evening News reported Wednesday.

More green products get subsidies

2012-10-10 15:49:27

The Ministry of Finance, the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology last month decided to include unitary air conditioner, energy-saving computers, and industrial products such as fans, water pumps, compressors and transformers into the coverage of financial subsidies.

China launch of iPhone5 likely in October

2012-10-10 15:49:17

The latest gadget of Apple Inc, iPhone 5, will possibly begin its sales in China in October, according to local media reports.

China adds 12b tons of crude oil to its reserves

2012-10-10 15:29:47

China's new oil discoveries have added about 12 billion tons of crude oil to the country's reserves since 2008, the Ministry of Land and Resources estimated on Wednesday.