Measures to boost domestic sales

2011-08-01 09:55:30

Measures are being drafted to promote domestic sales of goods originally produced for export. The measures coincide with a slowdown in export growth and an upturn in domestic consumption.

Racing for pole position on the 'green' vehicle front

2011-08-01 11:37:04

Countries across the globe have been seeking effective ways to reduce carbon dioxide through legislation and international binding protocols, notably in the automotive sector. shares up after Alipay deal

2011-08-01 13:39:27

Shares of Ltd rose to a two-week high on Monday after its parent, Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group, forged a complex deal with SoftBank Corp and Yahoo Inc over mobile payments unit Alipay, Reuter reported Monday.

Foxconn to use 1m robots to replace workers

2011-08-01 11:07:50

Foxconn Technology Group plans to use 1 million robots to replace simple working employees over a three-year span, China Business News reported on Monday, citing tycoon Terry Guo, who owns Foxconn.

Intel aims for a slice of Apple

2011-08-01 10:46:17

Intel Corp has linked up with PC manufacturers to launch its "ultrabook" strategy in an attempt to reclaim territory lost to the panel computer, especially to Apple Inc's iPad.

Formal pre-school training set to boom

2011-08-01 11:35:43

Early-childhood development businesses are becoming a sunrise industry in China as increasing numbers of parents are considering children's education as the biggest investment of their lives.

Out with the old and in with the very new

2011-08-01 11:05:19

Most important of all to the emergence of internationally competitive Chinese brands are the younger generations of Chinese people, that is, those born after 1980. 

ChinaJoy reveals future gaming trends

2011-08-01 11:03:19

Many game developers at China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference in Shanghai agree future games will head towards casual games.

Huawei 'makes first cloud-computing phone'

2011-08-01 10:29:22

The connection between Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and Italian Supercoppa does not only rest on the fact they share the same birth year.

Alibaba settles row with Yahoo and Softbank

2011-08-01 10:19:28

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reached an agreement on Friday with Yahoo! Inc and Softbank Corp.

Train crash hits stocks

2011-08-01 09:19:05

The high-speed train crash on July 23 and consequent public fury led to a rout of related stocks listed in China and overseas markets, which may cast a shadow over train-making and railway technology companies.

Remake, Remodel, Rebrand

2011-08-01 09:40:08

Few Chinese brands have managed to leave a real imprint in the minds of Western consumers, prompting the nation's business owners to reconsider their international branding strategies.