Love in the lavender fields

2011-08-01 09:25:50

As lovers in China look forward to Chinese Valentine's Day, retailers are trying every means possible to boost sales during a traditionally free-spending period.

Overseas businessmen impressed with Yibin Port

2011-07-31 14:17:07

The Sichuan Yibin Port Economic Development Zone Industry Cooperation Fair was held in Yibin, Sichuan province.

Electricity use is expected to peak in August

2011-07-30 09:59:06

China is expected to see summer energy use peak in August, which will impose greater pressure on the country's already tight power supply.

Government extends food-tracking project

2011-07-30 09:36:31

The Ministry of Commerce has expanded a pilot meat and vegetable tracking system to 10 more cities on Friday, aiming to improve food safety.

Companies reach Alipay agreement

2011-07-30 09:52:06

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reached an agreement with shareholders Yahoo! Inc and Softbank Corp over the spinoff of its Alipay unit that will give Alibaba as much as $6 billion if the business sells shares to the public.

Smaller cities lure foreign investors

2011-07-30 08:02:34

Foreign institutional investors have increasingly been exploring China's third- and even forth-tier cities

More work needed on healthcare reform

2011-07-29 12:54:58

more focus should be given to clarifying goals of the overall reform to fix the remaining issues in the healthcare system.

 Operation successful

2011-07-29 12:04:58

Healthcare reform has given an injection to the medical devices and medical services industries

Carrier set for maiden voyage

2011-07-29 14:01:27

Research and training vessel will not change defense strategy, say experts

 Cutting-Edge Catch-UP

2011-07-29 13:54:47

Chinese medical equipment companies are now more than a match for their western counterparts

No longer going by the book

2011-07-29 12:19:25

Traditional bookstores are thinking outside of the box to remain viable

Double vision

2011-07-29 12:19:25

Prosperous Hangzhou banks on creative energies to bridge traditional and modern sectors