Da Vinci to sue over fake furniture claims

2011-12-29 15:46:07

Troubled retailer Da Vinci has denied it lied about the origins of its furniture products.

Tibet home to 80% of world’s black-necked cranes

2011-12-28 17:20:53

Tibet has more than 8,000 black-necked cranes, which is more than 80 percent of the world’s total.

China’s energy consumption double world average

2011-12-28 17:17:08

China’s energy consumption per GDP is 2.2 times the world average.

Apple rumored to unveil iPad 3 on Feb 24

2011-12-26 13:07:50

Apple Inc may unveil its third-generation iPad on Feb 24, in honor of the birthday of its late founder Steve Jobs, according to a Taiwan-based newspaper.

70% Chinese feel happy in 2011

2011-12-23 12:47:26

A survey shows that 70 percent of Chinese feel happy in 2011, chinanews.com reported Friday.

Automaker VW plans fat year-end bonuses

2011-12-22 10:18:40

AutomakerFAW-Volkswagen has become the target of envy as news spread online of the company’s plans to give out fat year-end bonuses.

Girl's moving plea for sick US stepfather

2011-12-14 11:21:12

A Chinese girl has issued a touching appeal on her micro blog to help her American stepfather who is seriously ill in hospital inChina, CFP reported Wednesday.

China may loosen age limit for blood donors

2011-12-13 10:50:41

China is considering lifting the age cap on blood donors from 18 to 55 to 17 to 60 years old, the Yangtze Evening News, a Jiangsu-based newspaper reported Tuesday.

Hot words (Dec 5-Dec 11)

2011-12-12 11:26:43

What's hot in the past week? PM 2.5, bonus tax, school bus safety.

Thieves code used to protect residents

2011-12-10 16:10:26

A local police bureau in Southwest China's Sichuan province published a series of secret signals that may be used by thieves in a bid to publicize theft prevention ahead of the new year.

Govt officials fail to make it to the CAE list

2011-12-09 21:04:16

None of the government's official candidates made their way into the final list of the newly elected academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), the Beijing Morning Post reported Friday.

Royal seal sold for a record $25 million

2011-12-08 19:15:57

A round jade seal of Qianlong Emperor of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) has sold for $25.3 million at an auction in Beijing, Dec 6, 2011.