New measures mulled for greener economy

2012-05-30 13:59:25

China is mulling whether to impose a consumption tax on "high-polluting, high resource consuming" products, according to officials.

Carrefour to hire Chinese MBAs

2012-05-30 09:50:48

France's Carrefour SA China plans to recruit Chinese MBA students as store managers to support its fast expansion plans in the world's second largest economy.

Pirating fine doubles in copyright law draft

2012-05-29 20:13:23

China will increase the fine for piracy to 1 million yuan ($158,000), Yan Xiaohong, deputy director of General Administration of Press and Publication, said on a seminar on intellectual property law and adjudication between the US and China on Tuesday, Beijing News reported.

Hainan Airlines begins recruitments

2012-05-29 17:58:53

Hainan Airlines interviewed its new flight attendants in Beijing on Tuesday.

Hubei to build $52m Li Na stadium

2012-05-29 15:27:58

Tennis star Li Na is reported to be honored by her home province with the building of a new stadium named after the sports icon.

China, Japan join hands to produce EPT

2012-05-29 14:44:10

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp and Japan's Mitsui Chemicals Inc established a joint venture for the production and distribution of ethylene-propylene-diene terpolymer.

Beijing set for tax reform test

2012-05-29 14:39:44

Beijing will soon start a pilot program to replace turnover tax with value-added tax to accelerate structural adjustments in the economy, a statement from the local tax office said.

China reopens domain name applications

2012-05-29 13:40:45

China on Tuesday started to allow individuals to apply for ".cn" and ".中国" (China) domain names, said the China Internet Network Information Center.

PBOC supports yuan-yen direct trading

2012-05-29 13:26:01

People's Bank of China, the central bank, said on Tuesday it "actively" supports direct trading between the yuan and the Japanese yen.

Satellite wreckage damages homes

2012-05-28 13:54:48

Parts of the Long March 3B Launch Vehicle Satellite fell in Suining county, Hunan province, damaging houses and a 10 kilo-volt high-voltage line overnight on May 27.

New iron ore platform faces tough times

2012-05-23 17:25:33

China's iron ore platform has since experienced the doldrums, as up to May 22, it has only handled seven transactions, a volume of about 856,500 tons and $119 million.

Food company's oil products recalled

2012-05-23 16:47:30

Food safety watchdogs in Southwest China's Yunnan province asked a local oil company to stop manufacturing edible oil products they suspect contain industrial fatty oils.