Mainland stocks boosted by PMI

2011-08-24 07:57:34

Stocks on the Chinese mainland jumped the most in seven weeks on Tuesday. The advance came after a report on manufacturing eased investor concerns that the economic slowdown is deepening and as speculation intensified that the United States will announce a plan to boost growth.

Gaopeng layoffs signal shakeout in group buying

2011-08-23 10:42:36

SHANGHAI - A wave of layoffs at, the Chinese arm of US-based Groupon Inc, signals a dramatic turnaround for a company that just months ago aimed to dominate China's online group-buying market.

Biden encourages investment

2011-08-22 10:22:55

US Vice-President Joe Biden said at a business roundtable event in Beijing that Chinese investment in the United States can provide jobs and economic opportunities.

Students cite benefits of studying in China

2011-08-22 10:22:55

For 25-year-old Mathew Shauer, China is always a fascinating and exciting place.

On a stranger's secret service

2011-08-22 10:22:55

Who knows what you will find in a flea market? For one Chinese actor, his discovery included picture frames, broken promises, recovered memories and a link to James Bond. During a trip to the Panjiayuan flea market in Beijing in 1999, actor Wang Weiguo stumbled across 20 exquisite frames and was immediately attracted by the photos in them - beautiful photos of a blond woman's life from baby to young lady.

ConocoPhillips spots new leak sources in Bohai

2011-08-22 07:54:38

Houston-based ConocoPhillips' China unit is still analyzing samples and making plans to stop the leak.

No double-dip, economist says

2011-08-22 07:46:56

Emerging countries, including China, will not be much affected by turmoil in Western markets.

Coca-Cola's generosity spreads hope with building of schools

2011-08-22 07:43:23

The 100th primary school sponsored by Coca-Cola Co under the China Youth Development Foundation (CYDF)'s Project Hope was inaugurated in Chongqing in Southwest China on Aug 19.

Biden gives assurances on US debt

2011-08-22 07:43:54

The US vice-president urged the world's 2nd-largest economy to continue to invest in US Treasury bonds.
Special: US Vice-President Biden visits China

'Energy and ambition' attract young Americans

2011-08-22 07:42:59

China has captivated the imagination of Hunter Levan for as long as he can remember.

Leadership finds faith in US finances

2011-08-20 08:06:52

China's leaders expressed confidence in the fundamentals of the US economy and its prospects.
Special: US Vice-President Biden visits China

Students cite benefits of studying in China

2011-08-20 07:53:40

SHANGHAI - For 25-year-old Mathew Shauer, China is always a fascinating and exciting place.