Moon cakes leave a tax taste in the mouth

2011-08-29 09:00:30

"Moon cake tax" became a buzz phrase on the Internet after the Beijing newspaper the Mirror Evening News reported on the ramifications of the tax changes.

More cities limit housing purchase

2011-08-29 07:14:57

More than 20 second- and third-tier cities have decided to impose limits to cool prices.

Marriage law may help home sales

2011-08-29 09:29:35

The new interpretation of marriage law won't cool down housing prices, but instead fuel further surges,as some expressed in a survey.

SAIC profits rise 46.1% in H1

2011-08-29 09:37:38

Top Chinese automaker SAIC Motor Corp reported a 46.1 percent gain in its first-half earnings thanks to brisk sales of Buick and Passat models.

Motorola brings Google bevy of patents

2011-08-29 09:53:55

Among Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc's more than 17,000 patents may prove most useful in Google Inc's effort to fend off litigation targeting the Android mobile platform.

Profits of industrial businesses up 28.3%

2011-08-27 11:31:34

China's industrial enterprises reported a profit increase of 28.3 percent in the first seven months year-on-year to 2.8 trillion yuan.

ChiNext raises 184b yuan

2011-08-27 13:23:45

ChiNext, China's NASDAQ-style exchange for high-growth startups, has raised 184 billion yuan ($28.8 billion) since its launch in October 2009.

More oil seepage Bohai Bay

2011-08-27 11:26:53

More oil has been detected near the two leaking oil platforms in Northeast China's Bohai Bay, authorities said.

Terra Firma lands in China

2011-08-27 10:36:29

One of Europe's largest private equity companies is set to enter the Chinese market. 

PetroChina Q2 profit falls below estimates

2011-08-27 10:04:11

PetroChina Co, Asia's biggest company by market value, urged the Chinese government to allow oil companies to earn "reasonable" margins after second-quarter profit missed estimates because of controls on fuel prices.

Inflation hitting homes across the board

2011-08-27 09:45:01

Inflation, marked by escalating food prices, has caught up with many young people, hampering their goal of joining the ranks of the middle class.

Baroin calls for greater yuan liberalization

2011-08-27 09:36:30

The French Finance Minister Francois Baroin on Friday thanked China for supporting the eurozone during its difficult period, but also indicated that the currency of the world's second-largest economy should be further liberalized.