Woman fined for using cell phone during landing

2012-09-04 15:46:03

A woman was fined 100 yuan ($15.70) for insisting on using her cell phone when a plane she was on was landing on Sunday, according to a local media report.

Big Four banks' loan amount stable

2012-09-04 15:34:41

China's Big Four State-owned banks extended almost the same amount in loans in August as in the previous month.

Beijing Olympic venues still going for gold

2012-09-03 17:45:21

Beijing's main Olympic venues are still operating more than four years after the Games closed, the People's Daily has reported.

New QDII quotas granted

2012-09-03 17:12:39

The State Administration of Foreign Exchange granted $500 million in new quotas in August for the Qualified Domestic Institutional Investors scheme.

Pilot projects for mobile payments

2012-09-03 16:36:26

The People's Bank of China said it would launch pilot projects for mobile payment services in China's rural areas, the China Securities Journal reported.

Govt starts investigation on search engine war

2012-09-03 15:52:41

The government is investigating a search engine war between Web browser company Qihoo 360 Technology Co and China’s biggest search engine Baidu.com.

VW settle gearbox plant in Tianjin

2012-09-03 13:48:57

Volkswagen China broke ground on a new gearbox plant in the western area of Tianjin's Economic-Technological Development Area on Friday.

New giant tower branded 'pants'

2012-09-03 11:19:51

It is called the Gate of the Orient, a new 300 meter high sky scraper, is gaining a towering following online after being dubbed the "long underpants".

Chinese investment grows in Western firms

2012-08-30 18:20:05

A latest report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) shows that falling prices of companies in the West are leading Chinese enterprises to invest in Europe and North America.

New Oriental faces class law suit in the US

2012-08-30 17:27:15

Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC, a law firm based in the United States, announced on Wednesday that it is launching a class law suit against New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc..

Chery to recall vehicles in S. America, Singapore

2012-08-30 16:50:10

China's largest domestic automaker Chery would recall 18,875 vehicles sold in Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Argentina and Singapore due to a problem with asbestos.

360buy.com says online pharmacy sales up

2012-08-30 14:09:03

Leading e-commerce website 360buy.com's revenue from its online pharmacy business is approaching $15.80 million.