Baidu faces $45m equity investment loss

2012-04-26 18:51:46

China's top search engine Baidu Inc suffered an equity investment loss of $45 million according to its quarterly report issued Wednesday.

Court rejects writer's copyright claim

2012-04-26 17:30:28

A writer who sued a government website for copyright infringement after they republished his article from another site has lost his case.

China to help foreigners return home

2012-04-26 16:15:35

China will set up repatriation centers at borders and cities to address illegal immigration problems.

Harlem Globetrotters bring joy to Beijing kids

2012-04-26 13:00:45

The gym at Beijing Runfeng School turned into a sea of jubilation as the faculty welcomed a visit by the Harlem Globetrotters, one of the most well-known basketball teams in the world.

Teachers, performers, maids top illegal immigrants

2012-04-26 11:27:51

Most illegal immigrants in China work as foreign language teachers, performers or maids.

More cash for rural school buses

2012-04-26 11:24:13

The central government will invest more in rural regions to enforce the newly released regulation on school bus safety management, a senior official revealed on Wednesday when communicating with netizens.

3.3 million new jobs created in 1st quarter

2012-04-25 22:00:36

China created more than 3.3 million new jobs in the first quarter of this year, Yin Chengji, a spokesman for the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, said on Wednesday.

Output growth of commercial vehicles expects slowdown

2012-04-25 21:40:17

Output growth for commercial vehicles in China is expected to slow through 2015, after a two-year surge spurred by the government’s 4-trillion-yuan stimulus package.

Poor county bans wild booze-fuelled feasts

2012-04-25 16:23:49

A poverty-stricken county has banned extravagant feasts, except for marriages and funerals, as the excessive boozing and banqueting is taking a toll on its people and economy.

Harman targets ad professionals

2012-04-24 16:48:58

Audio products maker Harman International Industries Inc opened its second flagship store in Beijing Sunday, quickening its expansion in China.

9 years for pirating Desperate Housewives

2012-04-24 16:43:05

Lin Zhenshi, accused of violating intellectual property rights by illegally replicating foreign video discs, was sentenced to nine years in prison and a fine of 600,000 yuan.

Cow photo faked to prove anti-poverty drive

2012-04-24 16:13:05

Poor villagers were forced to borrow cows to fake a photo call to prove a new anti-poverty policy was working amid allegations of financial impropriety, Southern Rural newspaper reported on Tuesday.