Young paraglider plummets to death

2012-06-05 14:12:20

A spokeswoman for China's paragliding body on Tuesday paid tribute to a top athlete who was killed when a mid-air stunt went wrong.

Henan official sentenced for embezzlement

2012-06-04 21:13:48

A female official in Central China's Henan province who bought a limousine for her husband with money she embezzled was sentenced to 12 years in jail.

Banking expert joins for IPO

2012-06-04 21:07:29, the nation's second-largest e-commerce website, on Monday confirmed the appointment of Kate Yingchun Kui as its vice-president.

Millionaire households growing in China

2012-06-04 17:37:50

Ranking third on the worldwide list of millionaire households, the number of millionaires in China grew to 1.4 million last year, up 15.6 percent year-on-year, according to a report by Boston Consulting Group.

Wind power welcomed by government

2012-06-04 17:28:51

Among the 131 power projects approved by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) from the first half of the year, wind power accounts for 95 percent of the approved projects.

China authorizes loan-backed securities

2012-06-04 15:24:31

China has reopened the gate on loan-backed securities, after suspending a trial in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.

Chinese buy 30% percent of Swiss watches

2012-06-04 14:43:45

China's market enabled the Swiss watch industry to break all records in 2011 with exports reaching very high level both in value and volume.

Parents tackle school chiefs over rugby plan

2012-06-04 12:20:50

News the sport of rugby will be introduced to 30 primary schools in Nanjing in Jiangsu province has caused a scrum of surprise and worry among parents.

Beijing to set up govt-owned real estate agents

2012-06-01 20:13:27

Beijing will set up government-owned real estate agents to curb surging housing rental prices in the city and to regulate the market, according to a municipal government statement released on June 1.

Slowing CPI growth may lead to rate cuts

2012-06-01 18:08:04

China’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) may increase 3.1 percent year-on-year, the Financial Research Center of Bank of Communications predicted, Jinghua Times reported on Friday.

China's agricultural trade deficit widens

2012-06-01 17:36:16

China's agricultural trade deficit surged by 80 percent year-on-year during the first four months of the year, signaling the country's growing reliance on food imports.

Chalco to lower aluminium oxide output

2012-06-01 17:35:52

Aluminium Corporation of China Ltd said it will lower its aluminium oxide production by 1.7 million tons this year due to Indonesian export restrictions.